COVENTRY- PONDER, LORRAINE J. (LEMIEUX) LPN, age 59, of Mead St., Coventry, passed away at Kent Hospital while surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. She was the wife of Daniel N. Ponder for 32 years.
Born in Central Falls, RI, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Claire (Berard) Lemieux.
Lorraine was employed at Pawtucket Memorial Hospital as a Licensed Practical Nurse for 35 years before retiring in 2012 due to illness. She enjoyed traveling, spending time with her family and caring for others.
She was the mother of Matthew E. Ponder and Joshua T. Ponder, both of Coventry. She was the sister of Thomas E. Lemieux of Anderson, South Carolina and the late Edward R. Lemieux and Susan M. Hevey. Lorraine is also survived by her sister in law Anna M. Lemieux of Richmond and five nieces and nephews and four great nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 10:00 am in Saints John & Paul Church, 341 South Main St., Coventry. Inurnment to follow in the R I Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter. Visiting hours are Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in the IANNOTTI Funeral Home, 415 Washington St., (Rte.117), Coventry.
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