Anne E. Prendergast

Date of Passing:

April 9, 2010

Prendergast, Anne, E., of Wilson Avenue, Rumford, died peacefully on April 9, 2010 at Miriam Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Howard D. Prendergast.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Thomas B. and Anne E. (Malloy) Carroll, she lived in Rumford for 46 years.

Mrs. Prendergast was a communicant of St. Margaret Church and was a former member of their Women’s Club. She was a member of the Friends of East Providence Library.

Anne enjoyed reading, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a devoted Boston Red Sox fan.

Mrs. Prendergast was a graduate of St. Patrick High School Class of 1947.

Besides her husband of 59 years, she is survived by two sons; Howard D. Prendergast Jr. of Providence and Paul E. Prendergast of Johnston, four daughters; Jayne A. Reo and her husband Peter of Johnston, Sue C. Prendergast and her husband John Amaral of Johnston, Beth M. Purcell and her husband Arthur of Jacksonville, NC and Kate M. Prendergast of South Kingstown, ten grandchildren; P. Bowman Prendergast, Whitney M. Prendergast and her husband Sean Keelley, Keri A. Jardine and her husband Matthew, Rebecca L. Prendergast, Edward R. Masoian, Anne C. Purcell, Peter J. Reo Jr., David D. Reo, Ian P. Purcell and J. Patrick Hughes IV and a great grandson; Justin M. Jardine. She was the sister of the late Catherine M. Donahue, Mary B. Watson, John J. and Thomas B. Carroll.

Her funeral will be held on Tuesday April 13, 2010 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 9 am with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret Church, Pawtucket Avenue, Rumford at 10:30 am. Burial will follow in Mount St. Mary Cemetery.

Calling hours are Monday 4-8 pm. Contributions in Anne’s memory to Friends of East Providence Library, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI, 02914 would be deeply appreciated.

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