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Antoinette M. Duffy
PAWTUCKET - Antoinette M. (Vadnais) Duffy, 96 of the Jeanne Jugan Residence, Pawtucket died Monday, October 11, 2010 at Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Duffy to whom she had been happily married for 68 years at the time of his passing in 2005.
Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Emanuel and Ludivine (St. George) Vadnais. A homemaker, she resided for many years at Harcourt Avenue, Pawtucket. She loved family, gardening, cooking and care-giving. She was a long time communicant of St. Leo the Great Church, Pawtucket, and was active in various parish activities prior to moving to the Jugan Residence in 2005. She was a graduate of the former Notre Dame Academy, Central Falls.
She is survived by three children, Mary Langlois and her husband, Judge Robert Langlois of East Walpole, MA; Joseph J. (Jay) Duffy and his wife Susan of North Attleboro and David A. Duffy and his wife Heidi Kirk Duffy of North Kingstown; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren and a nephew Raymond Vadnais of Pawtucket. She was also the sister of the late Emanuel, Raymond and Rene Vadnais. The funeral will be held Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 9am from the COSTIGAN-O'NEILL Funeral Home, 220 Cottage Street, Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Saint Leo the Great Church, 697 Central Avenue, Pawtucket. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours Friday 5-8pm. In lieu of flowers donations to, the Little Sisters of the Poor, 964 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, in her memory would be most appreciated. For online condolences www.rifuneral.com