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Bettencourt, Josephine, (Zinni), of Sowams Road, died peacefully on March 30, 2018. She was the wife of the late John E. Bettencourt.
A lifelong resident of Barrington, she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Filomena (Benedetti) Zinni.
Mrs. Bettencourt was a dispatcher for the Town of Barrington Police & Fire Departments for 30 years before retiring in 1990.
Josephine was a communicant of Holy Angels Church, where she was a member of the Women’s Guild. She enjoyed assembling jigsaw puzzles, traveling across the country with her late husband and spending time with her loving family.
She is survived by two daughters, Jo-Ann M. Coleman (Ron) of Riverside and Janet Martone of Barrington; four grandchildren, Tricia Motta, Ronald Coleman, Nicole Cram and Michael J. Martone and three great grandchildren, Brandon Motta, Abigail Martone and Tyce Lorance. She was the sister of the late Anna Castiliego, Mary Cipriano, Frank, Anthony, Nicholas, Daniel and James Zinni.
Her funeral will be held on Monday April 2, 2018 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Angels Church, Maple Avenue, Barrington at 11 a.m. Calling hours are Monday morning 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Burial will be held in Santa Maria del Campo Cemetery, Upland Way, Barrington.