Marion E. English
LINCOLN- Marion E. (Provost) English, 90, of 10 Franklin Street died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Everett F. English.
Born in Cumberland, a daughter of the late Oliver J. and Elizabeth (Hunter) Provost, she had lived in Cumberland for 75 years before moving to Lincoln in 1997.
Mrs. English was a 1940 graduate of Cumberland High School.
She worked as a payroll clerk in Albion for the Berkshire Fine Spinning Mill, the Lonsdale Company Mill in Berkeley, and Moore Fabrics in Pawtucket. She also worked in the offices of Ann & Hope.
Mrs. English was the owner and president of E. F. English and Sons in Smithfield until retiring in 1987.
She was a member of St. John Vianney Seniors, St. Aidan's Seniors, and the Lincoln Manor Tenants Association.
She was the mother of Kenneth R. English and his wife, Deborah of Cumberland, and the late Stephen F. English. She is also survived by 3 grandsons, Michael, Robert and David English; two granddaughters, Marcie and Lisa English; two great grandsons; and several cousins.
Her funeral will be held MONDAY, JANUARY 28 at 8 A.M. from BELLOWS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 A.M. in St. Jude's Church, 301 Front Street, Lincoln. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call SUNDAY 2-5 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. English's memory to St. Jude's Church, 301 Front Street, Lincoln, RI 02865 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit