William P. Seymour Jr.

November 18, 1945January 27, 2021

William P. Seymour, Jr., age 75, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021 in Charlton Memori-al Hospital. He was the loving husband of Maureen (Tafe) Seymour to who he was married for 56 years.

Born in Newport, RI a son of the late William P., Sr. and Irene (Young) Seymour he was a long-time resident of Swansea. A welder for Spector Metal for over thirty years and previously worked for Tower Iron Works, Inc. A Seekonk Speedway and NASCAR enthusiast, he also enjoyed watching the New England Patriots, quahogging, relaxing by the water at the Town Beach boat ramp, but mostly time he spent with his family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters all of Swansea, Christine Desmarais and her husband Richard, Tracie Ferneza and her husband Scott and Robyn Rego and her husband Richard; two sisters, Patricia Stinson and Jean Roy; four grandchildren, Corey Desmarais, Kasie Desmarais, Nicholas Ferneza and Wyatt Rego and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be private. Contributions in his honor may be made to Swansea Animal Shelter or non-profit Project Spay of Swansea.


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Wendy Fonseca

January 29, 2021

Sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for all the family and friends.

Catherine Vieira

January 29, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your special memories.
Cathy Vieira.

Sue Tremblay

January 29, 2021

I am heartbroken for all of you! He was a wonderful man. I remember how much fun He would have greeting the kids on Halloween. It sure won’t be the same driving down the street and waving to him sitting in his chair on the porch. May he rest in peace! Love Sue and Ray

Tina Bohun

January 29, 2021

So sorry for your loss 🙏 prayers .. Tina Bohun

Barbara Britland

January 28, 2021

I am so very sorry for your loss. He was a great man I loved our little chats in the summer when he was sitting out on the porch. My heart goes out to Maureen it’s a hard thing to go through. Just remember you have lots of great memories. Sincerely the Britland Family