Eugene McCaffrey, a former Rhode Island Democratic state representative, state senator and mayor of Warwick, has died. He was 84.
McCaffrey was the father of Senate Majority Leader Michael McCaffrey, D-Warwick.
``Eugene McCaffrey was dedicated to his country, public service and the law,’’ said Senate President Dominick Ruggerio, D-North Providence. ``But above all he was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.’’