Blanche M. Shorter
CUMBERLAND - Blanche M. (Pineau) Shorter, 79, of Kimberly Court, passed away Tuesday in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Guy S. Shorter Sr.
She resided in Cumberland for the past 45 years, previously residing in Pawtucket.
Mrs. Shorter was employed as a quality control operator for the former Crystal Thermal Plastics Company for many years.
She loved her family, and most of all enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she leaves two sons, Guy S. Shorter Jr. and his wife Judy of Cumberland and David A. Shorter, and his wife Kathy of Woonsocket; one sister, Ruth Rodrigues of Lincoln; five grandchildren Matthew, Brendan, Meaghan, Jared, and Colin, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday at 11 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph Church, Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. Arrangements are under the direction of the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Diabetes Association.