Obituary: Francesca W. Henrikson, 73

by | Dec 26, 2014

Francesca W. Henrikson, 73, of East Greenwich and formerly of Freedom, N.H., passed away surrounded by her loving family on December 24. She is survived by her devoted husband of 51 years, R. Peter Henrikson, Ret. Chief EGFD. Born in South Kingstown, she was the daughter of the late Francis Walsh, Ret. Chief NKFD and Nancy (Rodman) Walsh.

Mrs. Henrikson had worked as a fiscal clerk for the East Greenwich School Department. She was very proud of her family’s long and distinguished history in fire service and although she battled illness, found strength in her grandchildren.

Besides her husband she is survived by her loving children, Susan L. Henrikson of Warwick; Peter F. Henrikson, Ret. Chief EGFD, and his wife, Kristen, of East Greenwich; Mary C. Smart of Warwick, and Christian M. Henrikson, WFD, and his wife Susan of Exeter; grandchildren, Lauren, Rachel, Jenna, Megan, Madelyn, James and Hunter; and brothers, Roger F. Walsh, Ret. Chief NKFD, and Gordon M. Walsh, NKFD. She was the sister of the late Quentin Walsh.

Her funeral service will be Monday, Dec. 29 at 10 a.m. at the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. Burial will be private. Calling hours are Sunday, Dec. 28, 3 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The online obituary and condolence page can be found here.

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