More detail on this person: Radcliffe Healy Retired Army Maj. Radcliffe Healy, 60, of 38 Lake St., Wakefield, died Monday at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Barbara (Peacock) Healy. Born in South Kingstown, he was a son of the late Freeman A. and Mary E. (Whaley) Healy. He had attended what is now the University of Rhode Island. In the Army from 1942 to 1967, his awards included two Army Commendation Medals for Meritorious Service. After discharge, he was a safety engineer at the Quonset Naval Air Station and later the Newport Naval Base. He was cited by the Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Society in 1983, the year he retired. He was a member of the Church of the Ascension, and the Retired Officers Association. He was a former member of the South Kingstown Lions Club and the Rhode Island National Guard. Besides his wife he leaves three sons, Keith E. Healy of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Capt. Scott A. Healy, USA, stationed at Ft. Benning, Ga., and Mitchell A. Healy of Wakefield; a daughter, Lora L. Healy of Wakefield; two sisters, M. Elizabeth Brown and Evelyn T. Holloway, and two brothers, Freeman A. Healy Jr. and Richard S. Healy, all of Wakefield; and two grandchildren. The funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Avery Funeral Home, 58 Columbia St., Wakefield. Burial, with full military honors, will be in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.
Burial information: Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, RI
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