Cumberland Funeral Homes
Cumberland contains: Ashton Historic District and Berkeley Mill Village.
The population was 33,506 at the 2010 census. Cumberland was originally settled as part of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, which was purchased from the local Native Americans by the Plymouth Colony. It was later transferred to Rhode Island as part of a long-running boundary dispute. William Blackstone (also spelled William Blaxton in colonial times) was the first European to have settled and lived in Cumberland. (He was also the first European to have settled in Boston, but left there when he and the newly arrived Puritans disagreed about religion. ) He preached his brand of tolerant Christianity under an oak tree that became an inspiration to Christians worldwide. He lived on a farm in the Lonsdale area of Cumberland, where he cultivated the first variety of American apples, the Yellow Sweeting. The site of his home is now occupied by the Ann & Hope mill. The popular tourist destination "Nine Men's Misery" is a tomb found on the grounds of a former Trappist monastery (Abbey of Our Lady of the Valley), part of which was destroyed...
The official website for the city of Cumberland is http://www.cumberlandri.org/.
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Some of the notable people born here have been: Bobby Farrelly (screenwriter and film producer), Tim White (referee), Mike Goodreau (actor and screenwriter), and Cynthia Farrelly Gesner (actor and lawyer).
The O’Neill Family Funeral Home offers dignified, undivided attention and a sense of empathy for your family’s loss. Our staff of caring, expert and licensed professionals will handle all of the details and arrangements of your loved one’s...
Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home Located 9 miles from Cumberland
The Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home was founded in 1987 by Robert and Joan Winfield, Charlene Winfield Capuano and Thomas Winfield. Formerly the Winfield Funeral Home, our family has continued a tradition of funeral service since 1928.
Butterfield Home & Chapel Located 9 miles from Cumberland
Our mission is to provide dignified care for the deceased; to help create meaningful experiences for families which honor the lives of their loved ones; to contribute to our community; and to provide unmistakable value to the families we serve....
Connors Funeral Home Located 21 miles from Cumberland
n June of 1931, Charles A. Edenbach Sr. was granted a license as an Undertaker from the City of Newport after graduating from the McAllister School of Embalming in New York City. In 1932, Charles A. Edenbach Sr., established his storefront...
Copeland Mac Kinnon Funeral Located 19 miles from Cumberland
The George L. Copeland Funeral Home was established on January 1,1951 by the late George & Marilyn Copeland as a non-sectarian establishment serving all faiths. After serving in the United States Navy Pacific Theater aboard a hospital ship during...
Frank P Trainor and Sons Funeral Home Located 11 miles from Cumberland
Established in 1919, our family owned funeral home is dedictaed to serving your family in its time of need with dignity and trust. A director is on call at all times.
John A Matarese Funeral Home Located 25 miles from Cumberland
Matarese Funeral Home and Cremation Service, independently owned and operated, has been serving Ashland, Massachusetts and the surrounding communities for over 25 years. It was established in 1971 by John Matarese, a licensed funeral director.
Robbins Funeral Home Located 6 miles from Cumberland
Elliott M. Robbins and his wife Elsie Sharp established the Elliott M. Robbins Funeral Home in 1948. A licensed funeral director prior to his serving with the US Army in WWII, he decided that he wanted to serve the people in the Centredale area...
Sheehan-Lowe & Powers Funeral Located 22 miles from Cumberland
Established in 1860, by P. M. Withington, Sheehan Funeral Home is Stoughton's oldest family-owned and operated business.Edward W. Sheehan, Jr. has been a life-long resident of Stoughton. Upon returning from active duty in the Marine Corps, in...
William J Smith & Sons Funeral Located 13 miles from Cumberland
William J. Smith & Son, Inc. is a funeral home providing services to families residing in Bristol County, RI & MA and surrounding areas. Now known as Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, its origins date back to the nineteenth century. The...
JJ Duffy Funeral Home
757 Mendon Rd Send flowers
Cumberland, RI 02865
O'Neill Funeral Home Incorporated
3102 Mendon Rd Send flowers
Cumberland, RI 02864
W Wrentham Rd Send flowers
Cumberland, RI 02895
Facts about Cumberland, Rhode Island
Cumberland City is located in the Providence County and was incorporated in the year 1746. It is located in the lower part of the Blackstone Valley and John H. Chafee which is one of the national park areas of New England. Dating back in history, Cumberland was then a part of Rehoboth in Massachusetts but due to an old dispute, it had finally been given to the state of Rhode Island. The city was given its current name to honor the Duke of Cumberland, Prince William. The very site where he had his preaching is where the present day Ann & Hope Mill stands now.
One of the known attractions in Cumberland is the Nine Men's Misery; a tomb which had been found in the soils of the Trappist Monastery. The cemeteries which service the city are resurrection Cemetery, Arnold Mill Cemetery, Wilkinson Cemetery, Metcalf Cemetery, Diamond Hill Cemetery and Brown and Bucklin Families Cemetery.