Renee J. Flodin

Date of Passing:

November 3, 2018

Flodin, Renee J., 83, of Locust Street, Riverside, died peacefully on November 3, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Frank A. Flodin.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Sneden) Hetu, she lived in Riverside for many years.

Mrs. Flodin was a foster parent for 25 years. She was a member of the Foster Parents Association of RI.

Besides her husband of 65 years, she is survived by seven children, Wayne S. Flodin of Rumford, David A. Flodin of Riverside, Brian K. Flodin of Riverside, Joseph J. Flodin of East Providence, John P. Flodin of East Providence, Michael J. Riley of East Providence and Kathy Dias of Coventry; thirteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Frank E. Flodin and sister of the late Aurora Smith, Gladys Brown, Irene Blanchett, Ruth Shaw, Margaret Cote, Thomas, Dick and Robert Hetu.

Her funeral service will be held on Wednesday November 7, 2018 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue at 12 noon. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

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  1. My Mother (Barbara Walmsley) and I would like to send our deepest condolences to you and your family at this time of sorrow. Your Mother was a very sweet and kind woman. She will truly be missed.


  3. I am so sorry for your loss and and very sorry i didn make the service

  4. so sorry for your loss flodins family may you RIP Renee

  5. so sorry for your loss.

  6. SO sorry for your loss I have fond memories of Renee from my childhood. RIP Renee

  7. Rest in peace Aunt Renee.Thoughts and prayers Uncle Frank and family .Love you always !

  8. Renee, you and Frank have been great friends, mentors and substitute parents for many. I have known you for 56 years and have never had a greater friendship than yours. You were always kind and generous with your heart. May you rest in peace. Please watch over Frank. Will miss you lots,

    Love Dian

  9. My condolences to the Flodin family rip Renee

  10. To all the Flodins, and all extended family I was sad to hear of renee’s death. She was like a Ma to me and all the neighbor hood kids who grew up attached to your family. Even when I lived far away and returned after many years she was still there to talk to as if I never left. I will say many prayers for her to Rest In Peace. I only have good memories of her and always cared about the family. May you all find comfort and peace with each other for strength. The Burroughs Family

  11. Wanda Oneill RIP Renee love and miss you

  12. Frank,
    Please accept our condolences. I remember Renee coming in with you from time to time. Such a nice lady. May she rest in peace.
    Sam, Charlie, Adam & Josh Sinel

  13. You brought love and warmth With you where ever you went.I will hold tight to the memory of your love,comfort and unwavering support.
    Love Missy

  14. John and I are sorry for your loss.

  15. Im sorry to the entire family for your loss

  16. We love Aunt Renee and UNcle Frank with all our hearts. We will miss Renee and love you always Uncle Frank. Love and prayers to the family.
    Pam and Ronnie

  17. Renee a very kind, loving person. We will see you in heaven someday. You will be missed by all of us. God bless your family.
    Love, Charlie and Denise

  18. Renee will be missed greatly. Prayers to your family.

    Lisa Manchester

  19. RIP Renee, you will be missed.

  20. Renee is a sweet, beautiful woman and will be missed… Love you guys, be well.

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