Jonathan S. Ernest, 57, a long-time resident of Warren, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Plainfield, Ct. He leaves his beloved wife, Pamela (McPeak) Ernest.
Born in Providence, a son of Madeline (Medeiros) Ernest of Warren and the late Jim Tom Ernest, he graduated from the Swain School of Design in New Bedford. He was co-owner and operator of the Welcome Home Retirement Residence in Pascoag. Prior to his illness he worked at Mohegan Sun. Jonathan enjoyed time with mom, football, road trips, car shows and restoring antique cars. He loved his dogs and was surrounded by them when he passed.
He also leaves his daughter, Ashley Ernest; a sister, Pamela (Ernest) Krawczyk and her husband Michael of Warren; his brother, James Ernest of Warren; and nephew Kevin Krawczyk.
Arrangements are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren where family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, with a funeral service starting at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial follows in St. Jean-Baptiste Cemetery, Warren. Please make donations to RISPCA, 186 Amaral St., Riverside, RI 02915. See wjsmithfh.com.