Irene Marie Battersby
CUMBERLAND- Irene Marie (Laplante) Battersby, 88, of Kent Street, passed away Thursday at Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket. She was the wife of the late Herbert J. Battersby.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late George and Aurore (Richard) Laplante. She resided in Cumberland since 1960, previously residing in Pawtucket.
Mrs. Battersby was employed by the Hasbro Inc., of Pawtucket for many years until her retirement.
She leaves her sister, Rachel McKnight of North Attleboro, as well as several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday at 9 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Patrick Church, Broad Street, Cumberland. Burial will be private. Visiting Hours are respectfully omitted. Arrangements are under the direction of the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society.
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