John Hellew, 63, Warren

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John Hellew, 63, of 377 Child St., Warren, died in his sleep on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. He was the husband of Shirley Hellew, the loving father of Kelsey and Christian, and brother of Virginia and Janis.

Born in Warren, a son of the late John and Helen, he attended school and later Upper Iowa College. He was the first student at Upper Iowa to be chosen to participate in a semester at Drew University, where he studied International Studies at the United Nations. He earned his law degree at the Franklin Pierce Law Center. He started his career in the appellate division of the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office, served as the Warren Town Solicitor for two years and was in private practice for more than 30 years.

Mr. Hellew was cremated, and his ashes will be laid to rest at a later date.

John Hellew

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