In memory of
William Ainsworth
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In memory of
William Ainsworth
AINSWORTH, WILLIAM M. Lieut. W.F.D., Ret., 67, died Friday at South County Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Joyce Lee (Woodmancy) Ainsworth. Born in Providence, William was a son of the late William E. Ainsworth and Frances (McCourt) Ainsworth-DeFrance and step-son of the late Alex DeFrance. William retired as a Lieutenant from the Warwick Fire Department after years of service. He was a member of the Warwick Regular Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 2748 and the American Legion Post #2. William also served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War era. William is also survived by a son: David Ainsworth of Warwick; a step-daughter: Michelle LeBeau of So. Kingstown; four brothers: Raymond S. Ainsworth of Moosup, CT, Paul B. Ainsworth (Det. W.P.D., Ret.) of So. Kingstown, Arthur A. DeFrance of Warwick and Peter A. DeFrance of Charlestown, RI; and three grandchildren. His funeral will be held Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 at 9 AM in THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Ave., Warwick. Visiting hours on Tuesday from 4 PM 8 PM. Burial will be private. Gifts in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. www.murphyfuneralhomes.org .
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