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Rita S. Corneau
CENTRAL FALLS: Rita S. Corneau (86) passed away on Friday October 28th in Worcester, MA. Born in West Warwick, RI, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Marie Anne (Cantara) Brindamour, and was preceded in death by her husband George E. Corneau.
For the past eight years she lived with her daughter Claudette and son-in-law, Mickey Blyskal in Boylston, MA. She was a long time resident of Central Falls, and a former Communicant of Holy Spirit (St. Matthew Parish).
She was a dedicated wife and mother who loved family traditions and rituals from her special Christmas gingerbread cookies to praying the rosary daily.
She is survived by her children, Rhea (Richard Palczynski) of Jupiter, FL; Janine of Severna Park, MD; Leo (Sue) of West Chazy, NY; Claudette (Michael Blyskal) of Boylston, MA; Denise St. Angelo of Pawtucket, RI; Louis (Debbie) Pascoag, RI; Dianne Dubois (Ray Castro) of Orlando, FL; Charles of Cumberland, RI; and David of Prospect, CT. She also leaves her sister, Dora Dauplaise of West Warwick, RI, and 23 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
Her funeral will be held Thursday at 9am from the Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave., Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Jude Church, 301 Front St., Lincoln, RI, at 10am, Relatives and friends are invited, calling hours will be held Wednesday from 5 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, RI Chapter, 245 Waterman St, Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 or Camp Ker-Anna, 500 Reservoir Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864. For online condolences visit www.thekeefefuneralhome.com