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Pauline L. Ruggiero

October 7, 2011

Pauline L. Ruggiero
PAWTUCKET - Pauline Lucille Ruggiero, {Blanchard} of Pawtucket. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on October 5, 2011.
Born in New Bedford, MA she was the daughter of the late Bertha {Bouvier} and Hector and Lucienne Blanchard of Granby, Canada.
Besides James McCaffrey her lifelong companion of 50 years, she is survived by her devoted children Patricia Bell of Providence and David Ruggiero and his wife Rondelle of North Scituate RI.
She was the sister of the late Theresa Lemoine of Lincoln, Yvonne Pontbriand of Pawtucket, Marcel Blanchard of Billerica MA and Louis Blanchard of Granby Canada. She leaves Simonne Harnois et Roger, Jacqueline Blanchard et Luc, Gisele Blanchard et Leo-Paul, Christiane Desmarches et Real, Charl-Yvon Blanchard et Carmen of Granby Canada and Gilles et Therese Blanchard of Drummond Ville, Canada along with many nieces and nephews. Godmother to Rita Major.
Before retiring to tend to her family and garden she worked multiple jobs in Manufacturing, Jewelry & Health Care. Swank, Van Dell Jewelers, Atlas Chain & Premco, Private CNA for Lucille Spaziano and Cartie's Health Center for over 20 years.
Calling hours will be Monday 4-7 pm at the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Teresa's Church 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. to which relatives and friends are invited. Her burial will be in Mount Saint Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket Ave, Pawtucket with the collation to follow at the Checker Club on Benefit St, Pawtucket. For directions and online condolences please visit


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