Jean M. Pacheco

Date of Passing:

November 8, 2012

Pacheco, Jean, M., 76, formerly of Merritt Road, died peacefully on Thursday November 8, 2012.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Jesse and Olympia (Foncesa) Pacheco, she lived in East Providence for 71 years and Rehoboth, MA for 5 years.

Miss Pacheco was a teacher for the East Providence School Department for 37 years before retiring as the Director of the English Department at East Providence High School in 1994. She also was a tutor at Johnson & Wales University in Providence.

Jean was a member of the National Education Association, Rhode Island Education Association and the East Bay Teachers Association. She enjoyed reading, traveling, decorating and clothes shopping.

She is survived by a brother; Jesse Pacheco of Albuquerque, NM, five nephews, one niece and her friend; Jean Grover of Rehoboth, MA.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence on WednesdayNovember 14, 2012 at 10 am. Burial will follow in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence.

Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Jean’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI, 02886 would be appreciated. Arrangements are by the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, Riverside.

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