Norma A. (Barricelli) Winquist

Norma A. (Barricelli) Winquist, 77, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family after a long illness.  She was the wife of Carl A. Winquist, Police Chief, City of East Providence, Retired.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Norman and Doris (Conley) Barricelli.  Mrs. Winquist was a teacher’s aide for the East Providence School Department before retiring. She also volunteered for several different organizations.

Besides her husband she leaves two children, Col. Michael J. Winquist, Police Chief, City of Cranston and his wife Andrea, Lynn A. Winquist and the late Brian M. Winquist. She also leaves close to her heart her grandsons Cameron and Dane.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM in St. Brendan’s Church, 60 Turner Avenue, Riverside. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 would be deeply appreciated.



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Marcy Schroder from North Easton wrote on June 21, 2020 at 4:31 pm
Dear Mike, Andrea, & Winquist family, We just heard this very sad news and we are so sorry for this huge loss. Your Mom was such a beautiful, kind, friendly, strong woman. She always wore a smile and loved her family very much. She will be missed and remembered always. Sending you positives, and wishing you peace and comfort ahead. Take care of each other. Sincerely, Marcy, Alan, & family
Melody Cassel & Raymond Angell III wrote on June 9, 2020 at 5:35 pm
Col. Winquist and Family, Our sincere condolences on the passing of you mom. May happier times and great memories help you find peace during this difficult time. Ray and Mel
Jane Mason from Riverside wrote on June 4, 2020 at 2:17 pm
Norma was such a warm and caring person who always had a huge smile everytime we met. Heaven just got a beautiful new angel in Norma. My most sincere condolances to Carl, Lynn and Michael.
Jerry Prendergast from Weeki Wachee wrote on June 2, 2020 at 6:00 pm
May God lighten the burden of sadness and console your grieving hearts. May all the good memories overflow your hearts with smiles.
John and Elizabeth A’Vant from Lincoln wrote on June 2, 2020 at 12:08 am
Michael & Andrea, Our deepest sympathy to you both. May your mother Rest In Peace.
Donald Dubois from Swansea wrote on June 1, 2020 at 8:16 pm
To the entire Winquist family, my condolences for your loss of Mrs Norma Winquist. My thoughts are with you.
Steve Gianlorenzo from East Providence R.I. wrote on June 1, 2020 at 6:39 pm
To the Winquist and Barricelli Family,So sorry for your loss May God Bless
Richard Ferreira from Bonita Springs wrote on June 1, 2020 at 6:11 pm
Our deepest sympathies to Carl and his entire family. Carl and I shared many memories for the many years on the EPPD and the interaction of our families. Norma was a quality person. Richard/Beverly Ferreira.
Paul Rodrigues from East Providence wrote on June 1, 2020 at 4:26 pm
Deepest condolences to the Winquist /Barricelli families God rest her soul