Margaret V. Owens

Date of Passing:

September 5, 2022

Owens, Margaret V., 90, of Cedarwood Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on Monday September 5, 2022 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of John Owens.

Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Locklin) Rodier, she lived in Riverside for 50 years and wintered in Estero, FL.

Mrs. Owens was a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Waterview Villa Nursing Home for many years.

Margaret was a graduate of Pawtucket East High School Class of 1950. She was a communicant of St. Brendan Church and volunteered at the Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen. She enjoyed singing and was a member of the Rhode Island Sound and the Red Hat Society.

Besides her husband of 54 years, she is survived by her children, Robert W. Boisclair and his wife Mari-Ellen of Johnston, Cathy A. Acosta of Central Falls, Lynda Nelson and her husband David of Riverside, John F. Owens and his fiance Kate Browne of North Kingstown and Stephen M. Owens and his wife Emilia of Riverside and eight grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Leonard J. Boisclair and sister of the late Doris Narkiewicz and Mildred Furley.

Her funeral will be held on Friday September 9, 2022 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday 4-6 p.m.

Online Condolences


  1. Dear Jack , I very sorry to hear of Peg’s passing. My condolences to you and your family. No one told me until a few days ago . If I had Known I would have come to the Mass. Cousin Helen Rabbitt

  2. Lovely lady pleasure to know her rest in peace Peg

  3. My deepest condolences on your loss. JD

  4. Dear John and family, my heart and prayers are with you. May love and great memories surround you as you celebrate your Mom’s life.

  5. John,Lynda,John and Stephen so sorry for your loss. Saw Peg at a summer concert last year.

  6. John,Lynda,John and Stephen, so very sorry for your loss. Saw Peg last summer at a concert with her husband.

  7. RIP Mrs. Owens prayers for the family

  8. Very sorry for your families loss. Cherish all the memories ❤️

  9. Rest In Peace, Peg. I enjoyed volunteering with you at Good Neighbors for a number of years.

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