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“Stephen was my go-to Doctor for over 20 years. Not only did he always cure whatever was ailing you but could talk about your overall health, sports,...Read More »
1 of 78 | Posted by: TOMMY MCHALE - HARRISVILLE, RI

“After relocating to Rhode Island from Cape Cod, it was unsettling to search for a new physician. But there in a small Apple Valley Plaza office was...Read More »
2 of 78 | Posted by: Richard and Elyn Fox - Smithfield, RI

“To a great person ,whom will sadly be missed. I was a patient of dr fanning for over 20 years. Condolences to his family and office family. Ann ”
3 of 78 | Posted by: Ann Serio - N. Providence, RI

“Our sincere heartfelt sympathy and thoughts to Dr. Fanning's family. Dr. Fanning was one of the best, he improved many lives. He will be sorely...Read More »
4 of 78 | Posted by: Ray and Donna Fontenault - Foster, RI

“My condolences to the family and a wider extension of condolences to our class of LSA 1976.Live Jesus in our hearts, forever.Vin Caramadre , LSA...Read More »
5 of 78 | Posted by: Vin CARAMADRE - Cranston, RI

“I was shocked to hear of Dr.Stephen Fanning sudden death. I was a patient of his for over 15 years. He was a wonderful man and excellent PCP. I...Read More »
6 of 78 | Posted by: Carol Slavens - Cranston, RI

“So sorry and shocked to hear of the passing of a respected colleague through The DO journal. I first met Steve when he was a medical student during...Read More »
7 of 78 | Posted by: Kenneth Piva D.O. - Dartmouth, MA

“Our sincere condolences to the family of Stephen Fanning. He was a great doctor and an even better human being. He will be fondly remembered and...Read More »
8 of 78 | Posted by: A friend

“My sincere condolences to the Fanning family. I am sad to hear of Stephen's sudden passing. I will always have wonderful memories of him and his...Read More »
9 of 78 | Posted by: David Garzone - Johnston, RI

“I am so saddened to learn of Steve's passing. He has been a respected colleague and great, caring individual. He will be surly missed. My...Read More »
10 of 78 | Posted by: martin papazian - johnston, RI

“I was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of Dr. Fanning. He has been our family's physician for literally decades, and was one of the finest,...Read More »
11 of 78 | Posted by: Dorinda Keene - North Smithfield

“These notes are just wonderful. Steve was a great friend and even better brother. Reading these warms my heart. ”
12 of 78 | Posted by: Bob Fanning - St. Louis, MT

“To Fanning Family,so sorry about DrFannings passing,coming from Greenville,I saw Dr Fanning many time in my life so did many family members,he was...Read More »
13 of 78 | Posted by: Carol Ann Randall/Ketchum - FL

“Jim and EllenMy deepest sympathy for the loss of your brother/brother in law. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Sandie ”
14 of 78 | Posted by: Sandie Burke - FL

“So shocked and saddened to hear about Dr. Fanning. He was my physician, I had gone to him for many years, and I totally trusted him. He helped me...Read More »
15 of 78 | Posted by: Susan Jutras - Scituate, RI

“Michaela and Family:My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God provide you with the strength you need during this difficult time. A...Read More »
16 of 78 | Posted by: Felicia Imperatore - New York, NY

“Dear Fanning family, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always hold dear working with Dr. Fanning when I was the School Nurse-Teacher at Ponagansett...Read More »
17 of 78 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Fanning family, please accept my families sympathy and condolences on the passing of Steve. I grew up in an adjacent neighborhood and...Read More »
18 of 78 | Posted by: Steve O'Donnell - Smithfield, RI

“To the Fanning family - Please accept my condolences. Steve was my pre-med classmate at Holy Cross; I remember him as highly intelligent, dedicated,...Read More »
19 of 78 | Posted by: Mary Lou Campion Ashur MD Holy Cross'80 - MA

“Dear Fanning family:My sincerest condolences. Stephen was a great kid growing up in St. Pius and at LaSalle and turned out to be a great man. I am so...Read More »
20 of 78 | Posted by: Jim Costello - East Greenwich, RI

“To the Fanning Family,Our deepest condolences to your family. Stephen was a kind,Caring, classmate and friend. May you hold your most loving and...Read More »
21 of 78 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Family and Friends of Stephen, please accept my sincerest condolences on his passing. ”
22 of 78 | Posted by: Bill Tamboe - Wakefield, RI

“To Susan, Please acccept our deepest sympathy for you and your family. We are so sorry for your loss. Sincerely,Peter and Donna NeriPascoag, RI ”
23 of 78 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Family and Friends of Dr. Fanning, I cannot even put into words the shock and sadness of the loss of Dr. Fanning. He was a wonderful, kind,...Read More »
24 of 78 | Posted by: Andrea Carey - Greenville, RI

“To Dr. Fanning's Family. Our whole family and community was heartbroken and in shock to hear of this great man's passing. A kind, caring, smart and...Read More »
25 of 78 | Posted by: Deb and Joe D'Angelo - Greenville, RI

“Jimmy - Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your memories bring you comfort and peace. The Brothers & Sisters of Local 310...Read More »
26 of 78 | Posted by: Local 310 BUW Council - Warwick, RI

“I had the pleasure of working with Steve at Apple Valley. He dominated me when we played in NK Rec Men's basketball- tough guy to handle at either...Read More »
27 of 78 | Posted by: John Machata MD - North Kingstown, RI

“Sue, and brothers sisters, and children so deeply sorry of the loss of your Steve. I was shocked to hear and my condolences to you all! He was a...Read More »
28 of 78 | Posted by: Janice v Chappell - Wakefield, RI

“To the Fanning family,My deepest condolences to all of you. Stephen and I were classmates at UNECOM. Ever cheerful and smiling, humbled by the...Read More »
29 of 78 | Posted by: Margaret Robinson, DO - MA

“To the family, I am so very, very sorry for your loss. Dr. Fanning was a kind, caring doctor and a fine human being. I will miss him as my doctor,...Read More »
30 of 78 | Posted by: Dianne Delfino - Harmony, RI

“Dear family, My wife and I are deeply saddened to hear about DR Fanning. He took care of both of us for years. Also in the process he saved my wife...Read More »
31 of 78 | Posted by: Denis Deslauriers - Johnston, RI

“There are no words, I am still in shock. This is such a great loss for so many people whose lives he touched, and the family he loved to pieces. It's...Read More »
32 of 78 | Posted by: JOAN GAGNON - foster, RI

“Dear Mrs. Fanning and family, Although I did not know Steve in his capacity as an extraordinary man of medicine, I do remember the handsome, young,...Read More »
33 of 78 | Posted by: Anne Louise Paolilli - RI

“Dear Susan, Timothy, Daniel, Emily, Michael, Patrick and Katie,Words cannot express how sad we were to hear of the loss of Stephen. Keeping you in...Read More »
34 of 78 | Posted by: Christine Mencaccini - Wakefield, RI

“I was very sorry to learn of the death of Stephen A. Fanning III. I remember him from his days at La Salle - he was a very fine man. I also knew his...Read More »
35 of 78 | Posted by: Bro. Robert Hazard, FSC - RI

“Sue, I am absolutely heartbroken for you and your family. I just heard about Steve's passing today, from a Holy Cross Alumni email notification. I...Read More »
36 of 78 | Posted by: Laura Pearl - Culpeper, VA

“So sorry for your loss. In my thoughts and prayers.Donna Harlowe Nielsen ”
37 of 78 | Posted by: A friend

“I was a classmate at Holy Cross and remember being cheered up by Steve when the woes of study were too much. Sorry to hear of his death. Bless you...Read More »
38 of 78 | Posted by: Sean Canary-Kennedy - Davis, CA

“jimmy so sorry for your loss he was also my doctor so sorry ”
39 of 78 | Posted by: alfred cuttle - fall river, MA

“My condolences to the Fanning family. I was shocked and sad to hear of his passing. He had been my primary care physician for many years. He was...Read More »
40 of 78 | Posted by: Lydia Corvese - Johnston, RI

“My condolences to the family on the passing of Dr. Fanning ”
41 of 78 | Posted by: Frank Coppa - Albany, NY

“Doctor Fanning helped me a lot and was very good to me, an outstanding physician. ”
42 of 78 | Posted by: Terrence Riordan - Greenville, RI

“SueI am so very sorry to hear this. My thoughts are with you and your family, and my heart is sore for you. ”
43 of 78 | Posted by: Angela Cavaluzzo Dupouy - RI

“Please accept our condolences.The Almonte Family ”
44 of 78 | Posted by: Mike Almonte - Johnston, RI

“God bless Dr. Fanning and his family. We will miss him more than tongue can tell. ”
45 of 78 | Posted by: Terry, Lana and Chico Corsair - RI

“So sorry for your loss.Dr Fanning was a great guy. ”
46 of 78 | Posted by: Peggy O'Neill - No Providence, RI

“Thank you for all you gave over all the yrs ”
47 of 78 | Posted by: A friend

“What a kind man, loved seeing him, always had a kind word and a smile. So sorry for your family's loss. ”
48 of 78 | Posted by: Lori Delon - Chepachet, RI

“As an 8 year old, I had the great luck to break in Dr. Fanning's new Apple Valley Treatment Center after a fall off my bike. His kind heart and...Read More »
49 of 78 | Posted by: Dana Borrelli-Murray - Cranston, RI

“Dear Sue , Heartfelt condolences sent out to you and your family . We are in shock . He was such a kind and thoughtful person . You are all in our...Read More »
50 of 78 | Posted by: Diane and Jim Tiernan - Wickford, RI

“I'm so shocked and very sad to hear of Dr. Fannings passing. He was my Doctor for more than 25 yrs. He was always so kind,professional and personable...Read More »
51 of 78 | Posted by: Adrienne Barrows - Johnston, RI

“Steve was such a kind and gentle man. He will be missed by all who knew him. Our condolences to the family. Love The Sampson Family. ”
52 of 78 | Posted by: Cheryl Sampson - North Kingstown, RI

“Dr. Fanning,Your good works will always be remembered.Rest in peace. ”
53 of 78 | Posted by: Doreen Ciancaglini MD - RI

“Doctor Fanning was my doctor for 18 years I will miss him.He wasn't only my doctor but my friend.Last time i seen him about a month ago he told me...Read More »
54 of 78 | Posted by: Elizabeth McGowan - Coventry, RI

“You will be greatly missed. ”
55 of 78 | Posted by: Kathleen - Foster, RI

“To say that I am shocked, is an understatement. Steve has been my physician for the last 12 years & he was great. I remember that he always greeted...Read More »
56 of 78 | Posted by: A friend

“my deepest sympathies to the family of Dr. Fanning. He was my physician for over 15 years. He was a great doctor and a great man. -Al ”
57 of 78 | Posted by: A friend

“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. May the wonderful treasures fill your hearts with love and bring you peace....Read More »
58 of 78 | Posted by: Kristin Kowalewski

“I have been Dr. Fanning's patient for almost 30 years. I am in shock by this news and completely devastated. My thoughts are with his family. ”
59 of 78 | Posted by: Kathie

“My condolences to Dr. Fanning's family. I was a patient of his - he will be greatly missed. ”
60 of 78 | Posted by: Linda Asselin

“Dr. Fanning was a tremendous doctor and person, and he will be missed. He took great care of those in his care. ”
61 of 78 | Posted by: Dave - Smithfield

“I can not to begin to express our condolences for all of the family and friends of dr fanning, he has been my go to guy for the past 30years, even as...Read More »
62 of 78 | Posted by: Jeff Gold - Chepachet, RI

“Our deepest condolences to Dr Fannings family. He was such a kind man. Never to busy to sit and listen. He will be missed ”
63 of 78 | Posted by: Elisabeth Merchant - Glocester, RI

“Dr. Fanning was the best. I was a patient of his for years. So kind and understanding. May god rest his soul. ”
64 of 78 | Posted by: Robert Edmands - Chepachet, RI

“dear fanning family,just would like to send our sympathy to you all. dr fanning was a wonderful, caring person,a fantastic doctor and wonderful soul....Read More »
65 of 78 | Posted by: janice fabiano - greenville, RI

“Doc Fanning was the best doctor I ever had. I'm in complete shock by his loss. I will miss him tremendously. I give his family my condolences. Jeff...Read More »
66 of 78 | Posted by: Jeff Pacia - Greenville, RI

“Our deepest sympathies to the Fanning family, Before we moved to Florida we lived in Greenville and Dr, Fanning was our family Dr. we will keep his...Read More »
67 of 78 | Posted by: Nancy Robitaille - Kissimmee, FL

“Dr. Fanning was my physician for decades, and was always caring, kind and reassuring. He frequently mentioned his wife, Sue, and children and he was...Read More »
68 of 78 | Posted by: Katherine Edwards - East Putnam, CT

“So sorry for your loss he will be remembered in our hearts such a good man ”
69 of 78 | Posted by: David Schlemmer - Harrisville, RI

“My entire family and I cannot put into words how shocked and saddened we are to hear of Dr. Steve's passing. Terrible terrible news!Steve will always...Read More »
70 of 78 | Posted by: A friend

“He was a kind and caring physician who truly cared about his patients.His sense of humor and personality were always welcome at any table, any event...Read More »
71 of 78 | Posted by: dan issa - central falls, RI

“My deepest condolences to Dr. Fanning's family. I was lucky enough to have him for a physician through many memorable medical moments. He was never...Read More »
72 of 78 | Posted by: Celina B - Bradenton, FL

“Dr Fanning I worked for you for many years. You were intellegent kind witty and so much more. You will be sadly missed by myself and all of your...Read More »
73 of 78 | Posted by: Teresa Marcella - Johnston, RI

“I am very sad to hear this news. Thoughts and prayers to the family. He was a fantasic and caring Dr. He aleays took the time to talk and be involved...Read More »
74 of 78 | Posted by: Todd Ryone - Flagler County, FL

“To say I am shocked is an understatement. I am so sorry to hear this news. Dr Fanning was the best doctor and friend. He truly was a kind,caring...Read More »
75 of 78 | Posted by: Rebecca Weidele-Iwanczuk - Putnam, CT

“My heart is heavy as I write this to send thoughts and prayers to the entire Fanning family. Dr. Fanning was an amazing man who cared so much for his...Read More »
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77 of 78 | Posted by: Carol Sherboken - Smithfield, RI

“Dr. Fanning has been my physician for most of my adult life. He is the only doctor that I didn't mind going to. His kindness, calm reassurance and...Read More »
78 of 78 | Posted by: Jill S.


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Stephen passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017.

Stephen was a resident of North Kingstown, Rhode Island at the time of passing.

Steve graduated from College of the Holy Cross and New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Calling hours will be at FAGAN-QUINN Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and a memorial service at the same location will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 11, 2017. Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home 825 Boston Neck Road North Kingstown , 02852 Visitation - Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home Fanning, III, A. Stephen Visitation - Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home 825 Boston Neck Road North Kingstown, RI 02852 Thursday, August 10, 2017 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home 825 Boston Neck Road North Kingstown , 02852 Service - Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home Fanning, III, A. Stephen Service - Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home 825 Boston Neck Road North Kingstown, RI 02852 Friday, August 11, 2017 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the North Kingstown Food Pantry.

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