Peggy J. Browning

Peggy J. Browning, 86, of North Kingstown, died September 7, 2020 at Kent Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Robert R. Browning.  Born in Slocum, she was a daughter of the late Herbert R. Rockwell & Vena E. (Anderson) Rockwell.  

 Peggy was a friend to everyone she knew and an avid pet lover. Her family, dogs and birds were her everything. Her cousins were more like siblings and her brother and sister were the best. She finished her working years at MetLife.

She leaves her loving children: Kevin G. Browning of Coventry, Tina R. Browning of West Greenwich, Gayle L. Browning of Coventry, & Kimberly S. Goodhart & her husband Peter of Foster.  Cherished grandmother of Kayla St. Jean, Kelsey Browning, the late David J. Briggs, Allyson Marrapese, Nicholas Browning, Megan Dumont, the late Ashley Phelps, and Benjamin Phelps, and seven great-grandchildren.  She was the sister of the late Wayne Rockwell & Lorraine Jordan.  

Her graveside service will be private.  Calling hours are respectfully omitted.  In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to the Exeter Animal Shelter, 169 South County Trail, Exeter, RI 02822 will be appreciated.   

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Cranston-Murphy Funeral Home of Wickford. For online messages of condolence, kindly visit

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