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Naomi Ketz

11/26/1929 - 02/01/2022

Naomi Ketz

11/26/1929 - 02/01/2022


Obituary For Naomi Ketz

Naomi Ketz, 92, of Warren, RI, passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 in Grace Barker Nursing Home in Warren. The daughter of the late Eugene and Mary (Gonsalves) Delomba and the wife of the late Edward Ketz, she was a lifelong resident of Riverside, RI.
Naomi lived a simple life and enjoyed bowling, dancing and going to the casino whenever she could in her free time.
She is survived by her three sons, Edward "Butch" Ketz Jr. of Norfolk, VA, David Ketz of Riverside, RI and Richard "Buzzy" Ketz of Warren, RI, eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Cynthia Parr and the sister of the late Virginia Papi, Clara Kemery and Dolores Bickhart.
Services are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Rd. Warren, RI where the family will receive relatives and friends for visitation on Friday, February 11, 2022 from 9-11AM. Burial will follow at 11:30AM at gate of Heaven Cemetery, 550 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI 02915. In lieu of flowers, donations in her honor can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 245 Waterman St #306, Providence, Rhode Island 02906. For tributes, please visit

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  • My deepest condolences to the Ketz Family. A wish for peace to your hearts. Kevin

  • Words cannot express my sorrow Marie and her late husband Ed were my second family..... I have the honor of raising Brady Cindy's dog after her passing and I cant tell you what it means to me..... Love you guys have fun with my two sisters and Dad..... Love Terry and Jerry

  • To my old neighborhood friends, Butchie. Dave, and Buzzy, my sincerest condolences to you and your families during this sad time. Your mom was the best! She was very sweet with a big heart that will never be forgottened. May she rest in peace.

  • Dear Buzzy and Family, Naomi was a good friend to my Mom, Pauline Leis for many years. They spent many hours together at the casino. They shared their neighborhood and shared each others company. We will remember Naomi as kind, funny and welcoming. You were blessed to have her. Susan Leis, Pauline Leis and Family.

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