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Official Obituary of

Richard L. Bannister

July 13, 1948 ~ September 4, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Richard Bannister Obituary

Richard L. Bannister, 75, of Clyde Towers, 1021 Main Street, West Warwick, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 4, 2023 at home.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Arthur and Alice (Demers) Bannister. He resided in the Pawtuxet Valley area for most of his life.

Richard was an automotive tire technician with Jennings Car Care for many years until retiring.  Previously he was employed as a parts delivery driver with Interstate Diesel.  Richard was a devout Catholic attending Mass daily at various churches and was a loyal member of the Legion of Mary.

He is survived by a brother, Donald A. Bannister of East Greenwich and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Lucille Barrett.

Visitation will be held Wednesday morning, September 20, 2023 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the PRATA-GALLOGLY Funeral Home, 78 Providence Street, West Warwick followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in SS. John and James Church, Washington Street, West Warwick.  Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich.  In lieu of flowers, contributions to SS. John and James Church, 20 Washington Street, West Warwick, RI 02893 in his memory would be appreciated.  Information and condolences, please visit:

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September 20, 2023

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Prata-Gallogly Funeral Home
78 Providence Street
West Warwick, RI 02893

Mass of Christian Burial
September 20, 2023

10:00 AM
SS. John and James Church
20 Washington St
West Warwick, RI 02893

September 20, 2023

11:30 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery - West Greenwich
959 Nooseneck Hill Road (Route 3)
West Greenwich, RI 02817


SS. John and James Church
20 Washington Street, West Warwick, RI RI 02893
Tel: 1-401-821-7661


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