Obituary: J. Leo Higgins

If you've lived in or visited Pawcatuck from the early 1900s to the latter part of the center, chances are you visited Higgins Pharmacy.

J. Leo Higgins, 93, of Pawcatuck passed away Tuesday Jan. 21. The Westerly Sun has a touching tribute to the well-known and beloved Pawcatuck pharmacist. 

According to Gaffney Dolan Funeral Home in Westerly, visitation is Friday Jan. 24 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. His service is set for Saturday, Jan. 25 at St. Mary’s Church, 95 Main St. Stonington at 11 a.m.

Here is Mr. Higgins’ obituary as published on the Gaffney Dolan website. 

Here's a wonderful Stonington Patch blog from Connor J. Beverly about Higgins Pharmacy and the Higgins family. 

And take the time to read Gloria Russell's colloquial history of Higgins' published last year.


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