Josephine F. Tabis

June 13, 1916 ~ July 6, 2021 (age 105)


Josephine F. (Peterson) Tabis, 105, of Coventry, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home on July 6, 2021. She was the beloved wife to the late John W. Tabis, Sr.

Born in Providence, Josephine was the daughter of the late Peter and Anna (Goodwin) Peterson.

She had been employed by Atlantic Yarn prior to her retirement.

Josephine is survived by a daughter, Patricia Greene (Dennis), two sons, John Tabis, Jr. (Marianne), and Dennis Tabis (Beth), her grandchildren, Dennis, Kenneth, Christopher, Terri-Ann, David, and great grandchildren, Caitlyn, Courtney, Christopher, Clarissa, Damian, Justin, Nicholas, Alexandria, and Matthew.  She was the grandmother of the late John Tabis, and sister of the late Rose Harringan, Nellie Scola, Mary Simoneau, Charles, John, and Martin Peterson.

Visiting hours, Sunday from 3 PM – 7 PM in the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday at 11 AM in Saints John and Paul Church, 341 South Main St., Coventry.  Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Josephine’s to the: Lillian Feinstein Senior Center, 1085 Chalkstone Ave., Providence, RI 02908.


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July 11, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home
142 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886

Mass of Christian Burial
July 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Saints John & Paul Church
341 South Main Street
Coventry, RI 02816

July 12, 2021

11:45 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
551 Wampanoag Trail
Riverside, RI 02915

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