James A. Chase – Smithfield

James A. Chase – Smithfield

James A. Chase, 68, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Lori A. (Bonnier) Chase. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late James O. “Jiggs” and Hazel E. (Wilson) Chase.

Jim was a Vice President with Citizens Bank before retiring in 2008. He was a Smithfield resident for 33 years and a past member of the Smithfield Land Trust. He was a member and Past Master of Friendship Lodge #7, F&AM, Chepachet, the Scottish Rite, Valley of Providence, Palestine Shrine and the Swords of Bunker Hill. He was a board member and treasurer of the Chepachet Cemetery Association, former member of the Glocester Country Club, a former Boy Scout and former volunteer fireman with Chepachet Fire Department.

In addition to his wife, he was the loving father of Sarah E. Carnevale and her husband, Eric, of Providence, and grandfather of Violet A. Carnevale. He was the brother of Dr. Bruce E. Chase of Middleboro, Mass., and Kathy E. Cabral of Chepachet. He is also survived by five loving nieces.

His funeral will be held Friday, June 15, 2018, at 10 a.m., in the Tucker-Quinn Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Pike (Rt.44) Greenville. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or Friendship Lodge #7, F&AM Scholarship Fund, PO Box 458, Chepachet, RI 02814, will be appreciated.

For information and condolences, visit TuckerQuinnFuneralChapel.com .