Obituary: Arthur Foulkes

He hosted a local television show and was involved in Seekonk politics.

Arthur Foulkes, who was a force in Seekonk politics for many years and hosted a local television show, died July 2. He was 69.

Foulkes' community involvement included serving on several elected and appointed boards, hosting the TV show One on One, working as general manager of  and serving as president of the Seekonk Swim and Tennis Club.

Go here to read Foulkes' obituary in the Providence Journal.

A celebration of Foulkes' life will take place July 19 at 12 p.m. at Swan Point Cemetery in Providence's historic chapel. Memorial donations can be sent to Save a Pet Society, 100 Peck St., Seekonk, MA 02771 or , P.O. Box 295, Seekonk, MA 02771.

Paul Buckley July 11, 2012 at 09:59 PM
I will miss Art Foulkes. Whether you admired or admonished him, he had a passion for Seekonk.
Jack July 12, 2012 at 01:49 PM
He certainly did have a passion for Seekonk, I'd like to send my condolences to his family
Alan Cinqmars July 26, 2012 at 11:50 PM
The town of Seekonk will miss Art Foulkes. I was a big follower of his show because he got behind the scenes and let you know what was going on! The world needs more Art Foulkes.
Terese Bohaxiu-Dicastiglione August 13, 2012 at 07:41 PM
I am very sorry to just learn of his passing today. I extend my condolences to his family. He was a force to be reckoned with and left no stone unturned in his diligence to expose wrongdoing.
Peter Hoogerzeil August 14, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Arthur was very passionate about what he believed in, and his motivation was to do the best for Seekonk. Although we didn't always agree on every issue, I respected his opinions and enjoyed discussion and debate with him. He will be missed.


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