Elaine H. Taupier
EAST PROVIDENCE - Taupier, Elaine H. (Worth), passed away peacefully on Sunday April 20, 2014 surrounded by her loving family at the Phillip Hulitar Home and Hospice Care Center. She would have been 94 today as she was born on April 22, 1920.
She was the wife of the late Vincent A. Taupier (retired Pawtucket Police Department) and the daughter of the late Irene (Sanderson) Worth and Ralph M.J. Worth. She was predeceased by her sister Avis Golightly.
Born in Providence she lived in Pawtucket, and Rumford Towers in East Providence before moving to Warwick. She was employed for many years as a sales clerk at Ann & Hope in Cumberland.
Elaine is survived by four sons, Robert V. Taupier and his wife Jacqueline of Florida, Kenneth P. Taupier of Pawtucket, Gary S. Taupier and his wife Rosemary of North Carolina, and Dennis J. Taupier and his wife Anita of Woonsocket and a daughter Linda M. Connors and her husband Kevin of Warwick. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Elaine spent her retirement years volunteering for many organizations including Meals on Wheels. She loved to cook and bake for her many friends at Rumford Towers. She also loved to dance. She was a communicant of St. Margaret's Church while living in East Providence.
Her funeral will be held on Thursday at 8:45am from The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mark's Church in Cranston at 10:00am. Burial will follow in the Rhode Island Veteran's Cemetery in Exeter. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5:00-8:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Alzheimer's Association Rhode Island Chapter 245 Waterman Street Suite 306 Providence, RI 02906 or to Philip Hulitar Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island 1085 North Main Street Providence, RI 02904. To leave an online condolence please visit
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