Joyce C. Dube

Date of Passing:

April 27, 2018

Dube, Joyce C., 83, of Highview Avenue, died unexpectedly on April 27, 2018.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late P. Joseph and C. Madelyn (Creamer) Finneran, she lived in Barrington for 43 years.

Mrs. Dube was a graduate from the former St. Patrick’s High School and also graduated from Roger Williams College Class of 1990.

Mrs. Dube was a Supervisory Deputy Clerk for the Rhode Island Family Court for 30 years before retiring in 1996.

Joyce was a communicant, Eucharistic Minister, religious education teacher at St. Luke Church, where she also was a member of the Parish Council and an active member of its Young at Heart Club.

Mrs. Dube was the past President of the Georgiaville Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, Smithfield. She was a co-founder of the adult CYO Council of St. Michael Church and catechist for the parish.

Joyce was very active in the Providence North and the Diocese of Providence Catholic Youth Organizations. She also was a member of the Barrington Women’s Association and the A.F.S.M.E.

She is survived by a son, Gregory A. Carrara Esq. and his wife Kelly (McGowan) Carrara of Barrington; a devoted and loving grandmother to her four grandchildren, Emily, Kate, Molly and Zachary Carrara and a sister, Virginia M. Finneran of Warwick.

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday May 2, 2018 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday 4-7 p.m.

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6 Comments

  1. Grandma I miss you so much i am at school right now i should be doing math but i wanted to say hi to you i miss you and i’m thinking about you i have been trying to get up and go to church for you but i just cry the whole time

    Sincerely, Zack

  2. I love you grandma you will be stored in our hearts forever we all love you so much
    🙂

  3. I love you grandma

  4. My condolences dear family, and many happy memories of Joyce be with you. And may these promises from Jehovah God bring you true solace. “Do not be anxious….but in everything by prayer and supplication along with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God; and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7; Isaiah 25:8 NWT.

    Sincerely,

    Mich

  5. ON BEHALF OF THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT IN FAMILY COURT, OUR CONDOLENCES ON THE DEATH OF ONE GREAT LADY, JOYCE. DESPITE THE TURMOIL, JOYCE DEALT WITH IT HEAD-ON. SHE REMAINED JOVIAL. READING HER OBITUARY ANSWERS THE QUESTION HOW SHE LIVED HER FAITH ON THE JOB. MAY GOD HOLD JOYCE AND ALL OF YOU IN THE HALLOW OF HIS HAND.

  6. Our entire family was blessed to have known Joyce, she was a wonderful lady!
    Our hearts are heavy with sorrow, but were so very fortunate to have called her our friend. Thinking of you Greg, Kelly, Emily, Kate, Molly and Zach.
    Love from All of the Crawfords
    As you comprehend this profound loss… let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens. Author Unknown

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