Joan C. (Smith) Mott

Date of Passing:

March 12, 2018

Mott, Joan C., (Smith), 84, of Grant Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on March 12, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Chester B. Mott.

Born in Warren, a daughter of the late Leo and Cecilia (Feeney) Smith, she lived in Riverside for 62 years.

Mrs. Mott was a communicant of St. Brendan Church. She enjoyed spending time with her loving family.

Besides her husband of 65 years, she is survived by her children, Margaret Mott of Riverside, Deborah Mott of Fort Myers, FL, Patricia Mott of Riverside, Angela Lavery of Riverside, Michael Mott of Rehoboth, MA, Mary Ellen Wall and her husband Thomas of East Providence and Tammy Mott of Fort Myers, FL; three grandchildren, Christopher and Nicole Lavery and Thomas Wall; a great grandson, Christopher Lavery and a brother, Leo Smith of New Jersey. She was the mother of the late Kathleen DeMedeiros and Chester B. Mott Jr.

Her funeral will be held on Friday March 16, 2018 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Calling hours are Friday morning 8-9 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Joan’s memory to the American Breast Cancer Foundation, 10400 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 480, Columbia, MD, 21044 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. Thomas &Edna ORourke and Family
    The ORourke family want to offer our condolences for the loss of your mother, and wife. We will keep you in our prays. They remember good old at colt State Park on Family days.

  2. So sorry for your loss. The family will be in our prayers.

  3. My heart goes out to you all during this very difficult time of the loss of your mom. I have good memories going to your house as a child with my mom (Patricia O’Rourke). You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending hugs OOOOOOOO
    Cathy (O’Rourke) Hutchinson

  4. Chris, I am so sorry for your loss in the almost 2 years we were together your grandmother welcomed me with open arms from day one, she was always so kind to me and always made me feel comfortable. My heart breaks for you and your family, god gained another angel 😢🙏🏻💔

  5. So sorry for your loss Nikki and Family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

  6. So sorry for your loss she was an amazing woman who raised an amazing family.

  7. Our deepest sympathies are with all of you with the passing of your mom. Love you all.

    Dan & Flo O’Connell

  8. Mary and Tom, my sincere condolences to you and all of the Mott family for the loss of your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May your Mom Rest In Peace in God’s eternal love.

  9. We send our condolences to Michael and the entire Mott family. Your family is in our prayers.


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  10. Our sincere condolences to you Mary, Tom and your entire family.

  11. Party,my Hot Wheels very heavy at this time for you and your family. I will always keep her in my heart and in my prayers. I love you Mrs Mott/mom. Rip. Love Elise.💝

  12. Sending my sincerest condolences during the trying time. Nikki I’m you and your entire family in my prayers. Rest in Paradise Mrs Joan.

  13. Nikki my heart breaks for you and your family. May you all find comfort in knowing she is at peace and no longer suffering. Prayers are with you all during this time.

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