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Dorothy E. Lafond
PAWTUCKET - Dorothy "Dot" E. (Stewart) Lafond, 94, left the Earth peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, August 24, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Delphis "Del" E. Lafond. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Abbie (Northup) Stewart.
Dot lived in North Providence before moving to Pawtucket, where she resided most of her life. She worked at the Pawtucket Dress Corp. as a payroll bookkeeper and previously worked at the Lincoln Dress Corp. Dot was a communicant of the Church of St. Leo the Great, Pawtucket, for over 50 years and a longtime member of the St. Leo Senior Citizens Club. She loved to sew; crochet; knit and complete crossword puzzles. Dot also loved living life to the fullest with her friends and family, traveling; singing and dancing.
She is survived by two daughters, Joan Henault and a loving son-in-law, Robert of Lecanto, FL and Jacquelyn Lafond-McMahon and her husband, Michael of Pawtucket, whom she loved dearly; a brother, James Stewart and his wife, Arden of Wellfleet, MA; seven grandchildren, including Jason Bouchard and his wife, Jessica and Sherri Lonczyak and her husband, Walter, who all helped look after her and love her into heaven; seventeen great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Sandra Dumont-Lamer.
Her funeral will be held Friday at 9 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the Church of St. Leo the Great, 697 Central Ave. Interment will follow at Mt. St. Mary Cemetery. VISITATION will be Thursday 4 to 7 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Memorial gifts to Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd., East Providence, RI 02914 will be appreciated.
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