John Lineham, Jr., 89, passed away at Rhode Island hospital April 8, 2020. He was the husband of the late Emily Grace (Johnson) Lineham. Born in Warwick, he was a son of the late John Lineham, Sr. and Vera (Matteson) Lineham.
He was a Deputy Chief of Police, Ret., Town of Narragansett and former fisherman, a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, International Brotherhood of Police Officers, a Mason- Hope Lodge #25 Wakefield, AF &AM, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite and Palestine Temple Guard.
He is survived by three children; Sandee Cornell and husband Stephen, Kenneth Lineham, David Lineham and wife Cornelia and was the father of the late Jeannie DiSalvo. Grandfather of five and great-grandfather of five. He was the brother of William Lineham, Rhode Lineham and the late Mildred, Marjorie, Miriam, Inis, Nina and Richard.
Due to current health protocol, his funeral and burial are private.
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