John J. Tillinghast

Tillinghast, John J. 84, of Cranston died peacefully on Sunday January 3, 2016 at the West Shore Health Center in Warwick. A lifelong resident of RI, he made his career in the jewelry industry as a certified electroplater, salesman and consultant. John is survived by his daughters; Jo-Ann Tillinghast and her husband David Steinbrick of Cranston, Cindy Plante of Cape Cod, MA, Kimberly Tillinghast of West Warwick, grandchildren Catherine and Joshua and brother James Tillinghast. He was predeceased by his former wife Shirley (Babcock) Tillinghast and sister Mary Johnston. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday January 8, 2016 at 6:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service beginning at 5:00pm. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may
be made to the charity of your choice.

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