Richard H. Wiens, of Slatersville, RI, passed away on Saturday, January 7th at Hope Hospice in Providence, RI. Born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 25, 1944 to the late Gerhard and Olga (Hiebert) Wiens, he is survived by his wife, Danielle (deNevers); his sons: Geoffrey, Gregory and his wife Nancy, and Ted and his wife Kelly; his four grandchildren: Tristan, Kai, Leilani and Logan; and his sister, Diane Williams, and her husband Jan.
Richard graduated from Long Island University, formerly known as Friends World College, where he met his wife and traveled to many countries all over the world. Richard worked in cybersecurity for a number of US government agencies and contractors, including the Navy and NASA. He enjoyed spending time with his family; in particular, playing tennis, baseball and fishing with his three sons. He will be remembered for his easygoing nature and playful sense of humor.
Visitation will be held Saturday, January 14, 2023, from 1pm to 2pm, with a service at 2pm, in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895.