Dorothy E. Barnes

Date of Passing:

January 6, 2011

Barnes, Dorothy, E., 81, of Pickett Road, died peacefully on January 6, 2011 at Miriam Hospital.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Albert C. and Alice E. (Moreau) Gemmell, she was a lifelong resident of East Providence.

Mrs. Barnes was a bookkeeper at the former Old Stone Bank for many years.

Dorothy was a member of the Hope Congregational Church. She was a volunteer at the Hattie Ide Chaffee Nursing Home and the Trailside Nursery School. She was a supporter of the East Providence Chapter for Volunteer Services for Animals. She enjoyed needle point, gardening and loved her pets. She is survived by a daughter; Deborah Barnes Summers of Barrington, two grandsons; Brent Theodore Summers and Hale Emerson Summers, both of Barrington, two nephews; Steven M. Medeiros of East Providence and Kenneth J. Medeiros of Falmouth, MA and a niece; Tracy Mendonnca of New Port Richey, FL. She was sister of the late Carol A. Medeiros.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday January 10, 2011 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 10 am. Burial will be held in Moshassuck Cemetery at a later date.

Calling hours are Sunday 4-6 pm. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Dorothy’s memory to the Volunteer Services for Animals, East Providence Chapter, P.O. Box 6263, Providence, RI, 02940 would be deeply appreciated.

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