Frances G. Rochette
CENTRAL FALLS - Frances G. “Fran” Rochette, 77, of Washington Street, Central Falls, died Sunday at the Memorial Hospital of RI, Pawtucket.
Born in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Alphonse and Blanche (Mouillierat)Rochette.
A graduate of Notre Dame High School, she was a member of the Notre Dame Crusaders Marching Band, performed in many local musicals and was a former member of the Notre Dame Church Choir. In her free time she enjoyed playing the piano, drawing and painting.
She worked several years for Dr. Armand Gareau, DDS; Notre Dame Hospital; and was a secretary for Dr. Gilbert Altongy; all in Central Falls. She later worked in the office for Quincraft.
She is survived by her sister, Eva St. James of Attleboro and a brother, Joseph Rochette of East Providence. She was the sister of the late Rita Gaboriault, Ovila M. Rochette and Mary J. Carvalho. She leaves many nieces and nephews.
The celebration of her life will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday from the J.J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Cumberland, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Drive in Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery. Relatives and friends are kindly invited and may call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Blackstone Valley Emergency Food Center, 75 Benefit Street, Pawtucket, RI. 02861.
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