Constance E. Fournier

Date of Passing:

September 18, 2020

Fournier, Constance E., (Houlton), 86, of Elson Drive, Riverside, died peacefully at Evergreen Nursing Center on September 18, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Norman Fournier.

Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Peter and Esther (Moore) Houlton, she lived in Riverside for 63 years.

Mrs. Fournier was a coordinator for the St. Brendan’s Parish C.C.D. program for many years and she was a communicant of St. Brendan Church.

Constance was a member of the founding chapter Rhode Island Mother of Twins. She enjoyed spending time with her loving family.

She is survived by four sons, Peter N. Fournier and his wife Hilary of Riverside, James N. Fournier of Burrillville, David A. Fournier and his wife Michele of Canterbury, CT and Timothy A. Fournier and his wife Diana of Pawtucket; a daughter, Christine E. Fournier of Riverside; a sister, Mary Ridgewell of Warwick; nine grandchildren, Neal, Alison, Jacob, Raymond, Madeleine, Noel, Samuel, Emily and Lucien and one great grandson, Matthias. She was the sister of the late M. Leah Houlton, Peter Houlton and Bernard Houlton, mother-in-law of the late Paula Fournier and grandmother of the late Isabelle K. Fournier and Matthew Fournier.

Her funeral will be held on Tuesday September 22, 2020 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Monday 4-7 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Constance’s memory to St. Brendan Church, 60 Turner Avenue, Riverside, RI, 02915 or the Little Sisters of the Poor, Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI, 02860 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. To Christine,Tim,
    Thoughts of you ( and Mary) on the Anniversary of your dear Mom’s passing.
    How often I think of dear Connie and Mom together at Evergreen!!How often I think of YOU hoping life is treating you well.
    Peace with us all.
    Eileen McKenna

  2. Wonderful happy smile, “is that my apple pie or Norman’s”, long time wonderful neighbor, will never be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with you all
    Love, Marcia

  3. Very sorry,Neal..

  4. Thoughts & prayers to you & your family.
    Debi Reakes & Karl Doucette

  5. Dear family, I will always remember you Mom with fond memories of the days with the Mothers of Twins Club. She was always very caring and very humorous. May she rest in peace. You all take care and God Bless!!

  6. To the Fournier family, sorry for your loss.

  7. I’m so sorry for your loss. I have wonderful memories of your mom.

  8. Connie was a wonderful and kind person whom I had the opportunity of working with at St. Brendan’s school , church and CCD program You will be missed.

  9. Do sorry for your loss Jim, Allison and Neal

  10. My deepest sympathy to all of you at this very sad time.

  11. Rest in peace Aunt Connie. A true Matriarch in every sense of the word. I’ve been priveledged to have you in my life and I’m a better person for it. Say hi to Leah, grandma and Norman for me.

  12. Words escape me. But I know that even though I’m 6’1″, I’ll never be taller than my grandmother. You will be missed, Grandma.

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