Rita M. Deslaurier
CENTRAL FALLS - Rita M. Deslaurier, 95 died Saturday (Feb. 4, 2012) at the Golden Crest Nursing Centre, North Smithfield, RI. She was the wife of the late Herbert Deslaurier.
Born in Central Falls, a daughter of the late Donat and Catherine (Baker) Houde she was a lifelong resident prior to moving to the nursing centre. She was a homemaker, a member of the former Notre Dame Church Women's Club and of the former Wilfred Manor Associates.
She is survived by a daughter: Elaine (Robert) Hannon of Cranston; a son: Ronald (Suzanne) Deslaurier of Attleboro; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and one great-greatgrandson and a sister: Therese Viau of Cumberland. She was the sister of the late Anita Berard.
Her Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday (Feb. 8, 2012) in St. Joseph Church, 195 Walcott Street, Pawtucket at 10:00 AM. Calling hours in the funeral home will be from 8:00 to 9:30 AM. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Daggett Avenue, Pawtucket. Arrangements by the DARLINGTON MORTUARY OF L. HEROUX & SON. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Boulevard, East Providence or to Sister Bea's Ministry, 1030 Dexter Street, Central Falls would be appreciated.