Mary T. Thurber

Date of Passing:

August 29, 2011

Thurber, Mary, T., ‘Mema’, 81, of Thurston Street, Riverside, died peacefully on Monday August 29, 2011 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles F. Thurber Jr. who passed on May 21, 2011.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late William and Ellen (Gray) Martin, she was a lifelong resident of Riverside.

Mrs. Thurber was a communicant of St. Brendan Church. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her loving family.

A homemaker, Mary was a devoted mother and grandmother.

She is survived by three daughters; Karen E. Santos and her husband Daniel of Riverside, Patricia J. Thurber of Riverside and Ellen M. Tilley and her husband William of Riverside, a son; Charles F. Thurber III of Riverside, six grandchildren, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held on Thursday September 1, 2011 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 am with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 am. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Wednesday 4-8 pm. Contributions in Mary’s memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI, 02904 would be deeply appreciated.

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