Lynn Christine Ellis-Rodrigues

Date of Passing:

July 8, 2022

Ellis-Rodrigues, Lynn Christine (Johnson), 74, of Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside died peacefully on July 8, 2022 at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was the beloved wife of David Rodrigues.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Walter and Elsie (Potter) Johnson.

Lynn was a Medical Transcriptionists at St. Joseph Hospital, Department of Radiology for 25 years before retiring.

She was a graduate of Hope High School, Providence, and graduated from Johnson and Wales University.
She served on the Providence School Board for 3 years.

Lynn enjoyed listening to music, cooking, dancing, bowling and in her younger years roller skating.

Besides her husband of 11 years, she is survived by a daughter Laurena Ellis of Riverside, two sons Jerald Ellis of Hiram, GA and Mark of Cranston, 15 grandchildren , 27 great-grandchildren, four brothers, Michael Johnson and his wife Barbara of Sherman Oaks, CA, Arthur Johnson, David Johnson and Glen Cardozo and his wife Debra all of Providence, three sisters, Carole Williams of Providence, Jo- Ann Fernandez and her husband Raymond of Providence, RI, and Joan Calvit and her husband Lee of Warwick, a sisters-in-law Julia Johnson of Providence, and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends who she loved very much.

She was the mother of the late Deanna Johnson and sister of the late John Johnson, Walter Johnson Jr., Allen Johnson, Alice Watson, Mildred Morgan, Kay Lawson and sister-in-law of the late Richard Williams.

Her funeral service will be held on Friday July 15, 2022 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in North Burial Ground Cemetery, Branch Avenue, Providence. Visitation 9:30 A.M. – 11 A.M. Friday morning.

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  1. I have to keep tellin myself you’re no longer here with us , There’s not a day that goes by I don’t wish I had one more min , One more time I could hear your voice , and you’d Tell me it’s gonna be fine !!! Remain strong , Stay strong , Seems so damn impossible at times , you were my HEART Nana and now I can feel less of a heart beat with you not being here , I miss you NOW AND FORVER … ALWAYS

  2. Rest in peace cousin.

  3. Aunt Lynn My Heart is broken and I’m full of tear’s that you are not here to celebrate more love and Year’s no more suffering or fear’s God has given you a beautiful set of wings now you are with some of Our Family and we can hear you all sing. I love and miss you Rest In Heaven My Twin.

  4. Our condolences to you David and The Johnson Family. Hold on to your good memories. From Butch and Michele Silva

  5. My Condolences to The Rodriquez, Ellis, Johnson Williams and Watson Families on the loss of Lynn. May Faith, Family and Friends comfort you all during this difficult time.

  6. Much love and condolences to the Johnson family.

  7. May God give you comfort at this time. My condolences to my cousins and the rest of Lun’s family. May she Rest In Peace. McCarty Family

  8. My condolences to the Johnson Family. May she Rest In Peace…

  9. We will miss our laughs together.for short time.

  10. I thank God for the time we had together, I loved our talks. You loved me and my family from day one and we love you right back. You will always have a special place in our hearts. I know this is not good bye but see you later.

  11. Hi Aunty. Sorry it took so long for me to write this. I needed a bit to accept you were gone. So many of your brothers and sisters have left us over the past few years… it hurt to have to say goodbye one more time. I’m sure you know, but your family loves and misses you. I pray that God will provide us all comfort in the days coming because your spirit and love will be missed. I love you Aunty and will miss you much.

  12. Placed…in a a Holy placed,a loved placed,a peaceful placed she is.We can not relate ..Our relationship is broken for now .Loved always in forever We who have been placed will see her in that placed soon .In Christ Jesus .

  13. Im Hurt you are not here with us anymore I was blessed to have you as my mother-in-law save me a dance love you ma rest in peace

  14. Deepest condolences to the Johnson, Ellis family & her husband David! She was truly an intelligent & wise woman which I admired about her! May you SIP

  15. Condolences to the Johnson family, the Ellis family and the Rodriques family. May God wrap His loving arms and give you comfort at this time

  16. Everything about You is beautiful, and fun! You always reminded me “Niece, I used to be out here just like your mom and the rest of them, having a good time” Because your time on Earth was special I have comfort in the Lord, that Heaven you are dancing with your crown, and getting down with the rest of them. GO gather with those who have been waiting for your rest in the lord. May your beautiful soul comfort us all, and show up when most needed for those you are connected to.

    I love you and will forever miss your sweet kisses! Rest in heaven, You gained your GOLDEN TICKET.

  17. The Evans (Holland)Families extend our heartfelt condolences to our cousins of the Johnson, Watson, and Rodrigues families for the loss of Lynn Christine. May she RIP. She may be gone but she will always live because she’ll never be forgotten

  18. My sincere heartfelt condolences to the entire Ellis, Johnson and Rodrigues family. May Lynn rest in eternal peace. May you all take comfort in your fond memories of her also in knowing she is at peace

  19. My deepest sympathy to the Johnson family, You are in my thoughts and prayer. She sure will be deeply missed. RIP ? Lynn

  20. David & the Johnson family my deepest condolences I won’t be able to pay my Respect
    ‘s at all,Lynn was a dear friend of mine & a dancing partner for yrs,my Heart has lost a piece with this news,Love & Respect!!!

  21. I like to give my condolences to the Johnson family for the loss of lynn.may she R.I.P

  22. My Deepest Condolences To David Rodriques and rest of the Johnson Family.Lynn was big part of my life growing up.May she rest in Heavenly Peace.

  23. You n work is all I know. Me n you talking n u letting me know everything I’m greatful. I got ur husband n my step father as u asked me. Everything u asked of me I did n doing. Love my QUEEN

  24. To you my Queen you have spent 55 and 56 years loving Gerald Keith and me Mark Anthony through our storms even in your past condition. We will miss everything physical about you, but We will utilize all of what you have taught us as our Queen . We love you infinitely ma .Tiondra and Jayvon send their love as well. Enjoy heaven

  25. I am hurt and deeply sadden that your gone but I know God had a better plan for you I know that GOD is going to watch over all of us, I know your resting besides your loved one’s I just ask one favor Please hug my Mom for me just hold her hand and rub her hair especially the right side she always found comfort whenever I would do it, Thank you Auntie for loving me and all of us may you rest in peace

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