Doris Nancy Audette
Loving Wife, Mother and Nana
NORTON - Doris Nancy (Connors) Audette, 77, of South Worcester Street, Norton, died on December 30, 2012 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro following a brief illness. She was the beloved and cherished wife of Richard R. Audette to whom she was married on September 28, 1957.
Born at the family home in Cumberland, Rhode Island on April 3, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Daniel E. Connors, Sr. and Daisy (Harrison) Connors Bedard. Raised and educated in Pawtucket, Mrs. Audette resided in Attleboro before moving to Norton in 1969.
Mrs. Audette was employed as a jewelry assembler for the General Findings division of Leach & Garner in Attleboro for more than 15 years prior to her retirement in 2000.
She will be most remembered for her dedication to her loving family and for her generosity, large heart and ability to keep friends and gain new ones along life's journey.
In addition to her husband of 55 years, she leaves four children: Richard R. Audette of Massachusetts; Linda R. Barradas of Attleboro; Robert A. Audette of Kissimmee, Florida and Steven C. Audette of Norton; six cherished grandchildren; her siblings: Raymond Connors and his family of Pawtucket, Rhode Island and Ronald A. Bedard and his family of Plainville and numerous cousins in the Pawtucket and nearby communities and extended family members and friends.
She was the sister of the late Arlene Skorupa and Daniel Connors
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend visitation on SUNDAY, January 6, 2013 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM in the "Commonwealth 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.
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.
The funeral cortege will form on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 11:00 AM from 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 followed by a Graveside Service at 12:00 Noon at St. John's Cemetery, West Street, Attleboro with the Rev. Reilly Williams of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, North Main Street, Attleboro, officiating.
Burial will follow.
Following graveside services an invitation will be extended to join the family for a time of continued fellowship and refreshments at a location to be announced.
For additional information or to send the family a written expression of sympathy, please visit
Arrangements under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro. (508) 695-0200.
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