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CUMBERLAND - Marjorie (Almeida) Blanchette, 76, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, October 18, 2103. She was the beloved wife of Robert Blanchette. They were happily married for 59 years. Born in Attleboro, Ma she the daugther of the late Pauline (Mederios) Silva and Venanzio Almeida.
Mrs. Blanchette lived most of her life in Cumberland. She was employed at Health Tex for many years as a shipper and also worked as a school bus monitor before retiring.
Besides her husband, she is survived by four children, Robert Jr. and his wife Cynthia, Paul and his partner Earl, John and Brenda Blanchette.
The funeral will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 9am from the O'Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Saint Aidan Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-7pm. In lieu of flowers, donation of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI, 02904, would be appreciated.