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Walter J. Bolcon

October 23, 1942 ~ December 7, 2019 (age 77)


BOLCON, Walter J., 77, of Acres of Pine Road, Coventry, passed away peacefully  at home on Saturday, December 7, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

He was the beloved husband of Kathleen M. “Kathy” (Prayzner) Bolcon, they had been married for fifty-four years.  Born in Fall River, MA, a son of the late Walter and Stella (Glewski) Bolcon.  He resided on Johnson’s Pond for over forty years.

Walter was a self-employed sales representative in the marine industry for over forty years with his most recent passion in yacht sales.  He enjoyed water activities including boating on Johnson's Pond while entertaining on "Mojito Sunday's".  He had a love of all animals especially all his girls, an avid Patriot's fan, he loved watching the games on Sunday's.

Besides his wife he leaves two children, Walter C. Bolcon and his wife Stephanie of Coventry and Dawn C. Degnan and her husband John of Coventry; two grandsons, Nicholas and Alexander Bolcon and a brother, Paul Bolcon and his wife Annette of Taunton, MA. 

His funeral will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:00 am from the PRATA-GALLOGLY Funeral Home, 78 Providence Street, West Warwick followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in Our Lady of Czenstochowa Church, 445 Washington Street, Coventry.  Interment will be private.  Visiting hours Friday 4:00-7:00 pm.  In lieu of flowers, contributions to the RISPCA, 186 Amaral Street, Riverside. RI 02915 ( in his memory would be appreciated.  Information and condolences please visit:

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December 13, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Prata-Gallogly Funeral Home
78 Providence Street
West Warwick, RI 02893

Mass of Christian Burial
December 14, 2019

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Czenstochowa
445 Washington St.
Coventry, RI 02816

Private Committal


186 Amaral Street, Riverside RI 02915

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