Pauline T. Perry
Retired Textile Worker
CUMBERLAND - Pauline T. (Brousseau) Perry, 83, of Sumner Brown Drive, Cumberland, Rhode Island; formerly of Virginia Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro, died on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at the Mt. St. Rita Health Care Centre in Cumberland, Rhode Island where she had been a resident since November. She was the wife of William Perry to whom she was married on April 27, 1985.
Born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on March 7, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Telesphore and Lorette (L'Abbe) Brousseau. She and her family moved to Canada when she was six and returned to the United States when Mrs. Perry was 14.
Mrs. Perry was employed as a textile worker in Pawtucket and Central Falls in earlier years.
She resided in Central Falls before moving to Attleboro Falls where she lived for 25 years before moving to Tiverton, Rhode Island for three months and had also resided in Lincoln, Rhode Island for a year.
Mrs. Perry was a communicant of St. Leo Roman Catholic Church in Pawtucket and attended St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in Attleboro Falls once she moved to Massachusetts.
Her favorite pastimes included the time spent tending to her home and gardening and she treasured the time spent creating lifelong memories with her cherished family.
In addition to her husband of 27 years, she leaves six children: Suzanne C. Rosa of Seekonk; Michelle F. Etchells of Providence, Rhode Island; Denise R. Boucher of Cumberland, Rhode Island; Paulette T. Boucher of East Providence, Rhode Island; Leo P. Boucher of Central Falls, Rhode Island and Richard J. Boucher of Providence, Rhode Island; 10 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; her stepchildren: Richard Sebastiao of Newport, Rhode Island; Antone "Buddy" Sebastiao of St. Peters, Missouri; 4 step grandchildren; 6 step great grandchildren; her siblings: Marcelle Richard of Pawtucket, Rhode Island; Henrietta Richard of Central Falls, Rhode Island; Jean-Paul Brousseau of The Villages, Florida; Dolores Tellier of Coventry, Rhode Island; Carmelle Shamp of North Attleboro and Claudette Piette of Cumberland, Rhode Island and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
She was the mother of the late Raymond Boucher and was sister of the late Jacques Brousseau and Rejeanne Gagne.
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend visitation on Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM in the "Memorial Chapel" of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home - the national historic Colonel Obed Robinson Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue (exit 5 off I-95 N or S, go right at end of ramp, mile on the left) Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro.
Children's room available during visitation and while the funeral cortege is being organized.
Those in need of a local ride to visitation may call the funeral home at (508) 695-0200 to make an advance reservation for such gratis transportation.
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend the funeral on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 9:00 AM from the "Memorial Chapel" of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church, 105 Stanley Street (exit 5 off I-95 N or S, go right at end of ramp, turn right onto Stanley Street in mile and travel to end of Stanley Street), Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro with the Rev. Thomas A. Frechette, Pastor, officiating.
Burial will be private.
Following church services an invitation will be extended to join the family for a time of continued fellowship and refreshments at a location to be announced.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mrs. Perry's name may be made to the Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.
Arrangements under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro. (508) 695-0200.