Detective William S. Holihen – Cranston Police

Det. William Holihen

     It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Detective William S. Holihen who passed away on December 27, 1995 while at the Jane Brown Hospital in Providence, RI.  Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Joseph and Gertrude (Faust) Holihen.  After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Bill was appointed to the department on December 3, 1956 and retired on January 6, 1987 while achieving the rank of Detective within the Cranston Police Department.  In his spare time when he was not solving cases for the PD, he loved playing golf, travelling and spending time with his family, and just relaxing in front of the TV.  He is survived by his wife Elizabeth A. Holihen; his son Willaim R. Holihen and his wife Joanne; his daughter Gina M. Holihen, Grandaughter Taylor L. Holihen; and two brothers Joseph and John Holihen.  Hit them straight Bill and know we are thinking of you.