Elizabeth J. Anterni
Date of Passing:
Anterni, Elizabeth J. “Beth”, 71, of Stonegate Condominiums, Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully at home on February 27, 2021 of endometrial cancer.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John J. and Eva (Boudreau) Anterni, she lived in Riverside for the past 13 years, previously residing in Boston, MA and Los Alamos, NM.
Beth was a registered nurse for the Hattie Ide Chaffee Nursing Home for 6 years before retiring in 2014 due to illness.
Beth was a graduate of Northeastern University School of Journalism Class of 1973 and later received a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Boston College.
Beth was a member of the First Unitarian Church of Providence and was especially involved in their Girl Effect Task Force, Woman’s Alliance, Chalice Circle & Food Pantry.
Beth was also a member of East Bay Citizens for Peace, Amnesty International, Friends of Pomham Rock Lighthouse and Riverside Renaissance and supported many other charitable and political organizations.
Beth was an extremely kind, generous and compassionate person, whose lifetime commitment was helping those less fortunate or in need.
She is survived by her sisters, Katherine L. Grady of Riverside and MaryLu Medeiros and her husband Roy of Seekonk, MA; two brothers, John J. Anterni Jr. and his wife Cynthia of Swansea, MA and Richard P. Anterni and his wife Bernadette of Lincoln and her nieces and nephews, Jennifer Enos, Erin Grady, Jyllian Rogers, Jessica Jennings, Christopher Medeiros, Lauren Medeiros, Joseph Anterni and Jeffrey Pinheiro. She was the sister-in-law of the late George G. Grady.
A Celebration of her Life will be held when those who loved her can gather safely. Burial will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Contributions in Beth’s memory to the Elizabeth Anterni Scholarship Fund c/o the First Unitarian Church of Providence 1 Benevolent Street, Providence, RI 02906 would be deeply appreciated.