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George H. “Mike” Webb, III, of Pawtucket, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Hallworth House, Providence surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his wife of 67 years and his high school sweetheart, Catherine R. “Kay” (Healy) Webb; his seven children and spouses, John Webb of Providence, Claudia Holliman of Gloucester, MA, Jayne and Edward Rainville of Pawtucket, Michele and John Callahan of Narragansett, Michael and Mary Webb of Pawtucket, Daniel and Lisa Webb of Rockport, and Suzanne Webb of Warwick. He also leaves behind two siblings, Ruth A. Snell of Lincoln and John A. “Jake” Webb of Seekonk, MA; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was the father-in-law of the late Gail Webb.

Mike was a true athlete and sports fan. Mike was the captain of his Pawtucket West High School (now Shea High School) baseball, basketball and football teams, where he was the first member of Pawtucket West to earn All-State in all three sports. He also was the President of his class. He remained active well after his retirement (1992) as lead foreman at the Blackstone Valley Electric Company, where he worked for 47 years. He volunteered for many years in the RI Reds’ press box and pitched a no-hitter for the Pawtucket Softball League. He was a World War II Navy veteran and was a Mason of the Grand Lodge of Masons for over 60 years, and was a lifetime member of the former Barney Merry Lodge #29, F. & A.M. Pawtucket, now St. John’s Lodge #1, F. & A.M., Providence.
His funeral service will be held Saturday, August 19, at 12 p.m. at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln. His burial, with military honors, will be in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Saturday from 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mike’s memory to the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket, 1 Moeller Place, Pawtucket, RI 02860 would be appreciated.
Published on  August 18, 2017
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