W. Barbara O’Hara, 93, of East Greenwich, and Naples, Fla., passed away peacefully March 28, 2015. She was the wife of the late J. Louis O’ Hara. Born in West Warwick, she was a daughter of the late Charles H. Kernan, Esq. and Winifred M. (McCusker) Kernan.
An elementary school teacher for 25 years, Mrs. O’Hara retired from the former Providence Street School in West Warwick. She is survived by her sons Edward F. (Deborah A. Wikander) of Lafayette, N.J., James L. (Patricia) of East Greenwich, and John F. O’Hara (Dorenne) of Lincoln; eight grandchildren Erin, Kaitlin, Meghan, Michael, Bethany, Matthew, Lindsey and Maggie; five step grandchildren, three great grandchildren and four step great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Stephen P. O’Hara and four siblings.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, April 1, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 65 Third St., East Greenwich. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, West Warwick. Calling hours are Tuesday, March 31, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, Mass. 02241.