Leo R. & Frances L. Villegas

January 4, 2020


Villegas, Leo R., 78, of Providence, passed away on January 4, 2020.

Villegas, Frances L. “Frankie”, 69, of Providence, passed away January 7, 2020. They were married for thirty-nine years.

Leo was born in Providence, a son of the late Leo P. and Teresa (Regalado) Villegas.

Frances was born in Warwick, a daughter of the late Francis L. and Virginia (White) Whalen.

Together they leave their children, Michael and Leo Villegas, Patrick and Brian Leaman, and Lori Maciel, twelve grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. Leo leaves a brother, Andres Villegas, and a sister, Marciana Charron. Frances leaves two brothers, Sean and Terrance Whalen and a sister, Colleen Farmer. Leo was the brother of the late Robert D’Amico, Raymond and Michael Villegas and Frances was the sister of the late Michael, Timothy and Patricia Whalen.

Leo was employed as a Maintenance Supervisor for the Raytheon Corporation for many years, before his retirement. He had also worked in the security department at T.F. Green Airport, and owned the Maple Lounge in Warwick for several years.

Frances was a Maintenance Supervisor at Alendale Insurance Company in Johnston before retirement. Mostly she worked hard to raise her children and grandchildren.

Their funeral and visitation will be held Friday, from 8:00 am to 9:00 am, in the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Saint Patrick Church, 244 Smith Street, Providence.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Leo to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701, or in memory of Frances to the American Lung Associatioon, 1661 Worcester Road # 301, Framingham, MA 01701 in their memories will be appreciated.

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January 10, 2020

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Mass of Christian Burial
January 10, 2020

10:00 AM
Saint Patrick Church (Smith Street, Providence, Saint Ann Cemetery)


American Lung Association
1661 Worcester Road #301, Framingham MA 01701

American Diabetes Association
260 Cochituate Road Suite #200, Framingham MA 01701

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