Kathleen L. (Purcell) Travers, 80 of Barnsdale Road died Sunday March 2, 2014 surrounded by her loving family at the Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Alfred Travers, Jr. to whom she was married for 58 years.Born in Providence she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Kelly) Purcell.Mrs. Travers was an Administrative Secretary for Family Service Inc. for 20 years before retiring.She leaves two sons, Scott Travers and his wife Laurie of Plymouth, MA and Paul Travers of East Providence, two grandchildren, Patrick and Brian Travers and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Ellen Fillissey and Arthur Purcell. Her funeral and visitation will be held on Friday at 8:30 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00 AM in Saint Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to the American Lung Association, 260 West Exchange Street, Suite 102B, Providence, RIU 02903-1000 would be appreciated.