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February 16, 1942 ~ April 30, 2017 (age 75)

Donald Paton, 75, of Warwick, RI for the last fifteen years and formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away Sunday Morning  April 30th, at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence, surrounded by his loving family.  “Donald” was the devoted Husband of Stephanie M. (Mooney) Paton. Born in Sale, Cheshire, United Kingdom in 1942, he was the son of the late Albert & Ivy (Alston) Paton.


Mr. Paton had degrees in Engineering and Business Administration and worked in the field of Energy/Power Generation. Donald enjoyed spending time with family and friends all over the world. He was an avid sailor and enjoyed sailing Narragansett Bay.  Donald was an active member of Edgewood Yacht Club, a former member of Rhode Island Yacht Club as well as an active golfer at Valley Country Club in Warwick


Donald is survived by his son, Keith M. Paton and his wife Tomomi of Tokyo, Japan; a daughter Alexandra K. Paton of Greenwich, CT; a brother Neil Paton of Wilmslow, United Kingdom.  He is also survived by two grandsons: Alexander & Cameron Paton of Tokyo, Japan.


Celebration of life gathering will be held Friday May 12th Between 5-8 PM in the Jones-Walton-Sheridan Funeral Home, 1895 Broad St., at Park Ave., Cranston.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to: Hope Hospice 1085 North Main Street Providence, RI02904. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Hope Hospice & Palliative Care - Rhode Island
1085 N. Main St., Providence RI 02904
Tel: 1-401-351-5570

 Service Information

A Time Of Remembrance
May 12, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones-Walton-Sheridan Funeral Home
1895 Broad Street
Cranston, RI 02905

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