Thomas Austin DORGAN , Sr.
b: 21 DEC 1920
d: 14 MAY 2007
Biography

Thomas Dorgan and Ann O’Donnell sold their home in Warwick, Rhode Island ± 1979. They moved to the Clark Estate in Santa Barbara, California where they served as caretakers for ± twenty years. They returned to Rhode Island and lived at the home of their son, Kevin Dorgan.


The obituary of Thomas A. Dorgan:

DORGAN, THOMAS A., 86, of Great Road, North Smithfield, died on Monday, May 14, 2007 at home. He was the husband of Ann D. (O'Donnell) Dorgan.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Michael J. and Catherine (King) Dorgan, he lived in Warwick and Scituate before moving to North Smithfield 18 months ago.

Mr. Dorgan was a toolmaker/ machinist, and the owner of TAD Manufacturing in Warwick for 20 years before retiring 18 years ago. He was a member of Warwick Council #2295 Knights of Columbus.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Thomas A. Dorgan, Jr. of Scituate and Kevin M. Dorgan of Meredith, NH; four daughters, Anne Marie Omweg and Regina M. Bharoocha of North Smithfield, Virginia M. Brosnan of Warwick, and Monica M. Martin of Coventry; nineteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was the father of the late Maureen Dorgan, and the brother of the late Christopher Dorgan, Genevieve Owen and Marie Dorgan.

His funeral will be held on Friday, May 18, at 8:30 a.m. from the Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Highland Street, West Warwick. Visiting hours are Thursday 5-8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 169 George St., Pawtucket, RI 02860.

Published in The Providence Journal on 5/16/2007.
Facts
  • 21 DEC 1920 - Birth - ; Providence, Rhode Island
  • 14 MAY 2007 - Death - ; Scituate, Rhode Island
Ancestors
   
Patrick J. DORGAN
26 APR 1860 - 9 DEC 1937
 
 
Michael Joseph DORGAN
25 FEB 1889 - 10 AUG 1967
  
  
  
Mary Catherine HARTNETT
22 NOV 1866 - 23 NOV 1950
 
Thomas Austin DORGAN , Sr.
21 DEC 1920 - 14 MAY 2007
  
 
  
Thomas Francis KING
ABT 1850 - 26 DEC 1918
 
 
Catherine Josephine KING
5 JAN 1883 - 21 APR 1944
  
  
  
Catherine Frances BYRNE
1852 - 15 JUL 1919
 
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Michael Joseph DORGAN
Birth25 FEB 1889Ballybraher, Ballycotton, County Cork, Ireland
Death10 AUG 1967 Hooksett, New Hamshire
Marriage29 JUL 1914to Catherine Josephine KING at Immaculate Conception Church, Warwick, Rhode Island
FatherPatrick J. DORGAN
MotherMary Catherine HARTNETT
PARENT (F) Catherine Josephine KING
Birth5 JAN 1883Providence, Rhode Island
Death21 APR 1944 203 Woodbine St., Cranston, Rhode Island
Marriage29 JUL 1914to Michael Joseph DORGAN at Immaculate Conception Church, Warwick, Rhode Island
FatherThomas Francis KING
MotherCatherine Frances BYRNE
CHILDREN
MThomas Austin DORGAN , Sr.
Birth21 DEC 1920Providence, Rhode Island
Death14 MAY 2007Scituate, Rhode Island
Marriage22 AUG 1942to Ann D. O'DONNELL at Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence, Rhode Island
MChristopher J. DORGAN
Birth6 JUL 1915Providence, Rhode Island
Death30 JUN 1971VA Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island Veterans Hospital
Marriageto Jennette MOREAU
FGenevieve L. DORGAN
Birth1 JAN 1919Providence, Rhode Island
Death12 MAR 2001Bedford, New Hampshire
Marriageto Frederick E. OWEN
FMary C. DORGAN
Birth31 JAN 1917Providence, Rhode Island
Death13 FEB 1940Cranston, Rhode Island
MMichael J. DORGAN
Birth19 APR 1923
Death19 APR 1923
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Thomas Austin DORGAN , Sr.
Birth21 DEC 1920Providence, Rhode Island
Death14 MAY 2007 Scituate, Rhode Island
Marriage22 AUG 1942to Ann D. O'DONNELL at Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence, Rhode Island
FatherMichael Joseph DORGAN
MotherCatherine Josephine KING
PARENT (F) Ann D. O'DONNELL
Birth30 NOV 1919
Death3 SEP 2007
Marriage22 AUG 1942to Thomas Austin DORGAN , Sr. at Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence, Rhode Island
FatherJohn B. O'DONNELL
MotherAnna M. DEIGNAN
CHILDREN
MThomas Austin DORGAN , Jr.
Birth29 JUL 1943Providence, Rhode Island
Death
MarriageAUG 1966to Anne Marie FINCH
Marriageto Anna Marie
FAnne Marie DORGAN
Birth9 NOV 1944
Death
MarriageAUG 1969to John William OMWEG
FMaureen DORGAN
Birth4 SEP 1949
Death15 DEC 1954Warwick, Rhode Island
MKevin Michael DORGAN
Birth17 FEB 1950
Death
Marriage1974to Sandy LAFOND
FRegina Marie DORGAN
Birth2 JUL 1951
Death
Marriage1976to Omer Ahmed BHAROOCHA at Santa Barbara, California
FVirginia Mary DORGAN
Birth20 JUN 1954
Death
Marriage1978to John SCHEFFLER
Marriage2000to James BROSNAN
FMonica Maureen DORGAN
Birth13 SEP 1956
Death
Marriage1994to Paul MARTIN
Marriageto Kevin MADIGAN
Descendancy Chart