Theresa P. Pompei

Date of Passing:

April 3, 2023

Pompei, Theresa P., 96, of Bowen Court, Riverside, died peacefully on April 3, 2023 surrounded by her loving family at the Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Mario Pompei.

Born in Warren, a daughter of the late Donat and Zelia (Simard) Fournier and stepdaughter of the late Leonard Metthe, she lived in Riverside for 68 years.

Mrs. Pompei was a member of the Warren Leisure Group. She enjoyed knitting, reading and was an avid fan of The Boston Red Sox. She enjoyed spending time with her loving family.

She is survived by her children, Mario Pompei and his wife Jayne of Oregon City, Oregon, Patricia A. Pompei of Riverside, Gary M. Pompei and his wife Kathleen of Rehoboth, MA, Francine A. Valletta and her husband Thomas of Riverside and Wayne J. Pompei and his wife Catherine of Springfield, Oregon; five grandchildren; twelve great- grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Jane Fournier-Grimo of Bristol, Madeline Metthe-Almedia of Bristol and Constance “Connie” Metthe-Natale of Barrington and loving sister-in-laws Gloria Metthe and Theresa Ferrucci. She was the sister of the late Armand Metthe.

Her Funeral will be held on Tuesday April 11, 2023 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Santa Maria del Campo Cemetery, Upland Way, Barrington.

Calling Hours are Monday from 4-7 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Theresa’s memory to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. Your mom was a special lady. She always looked so pretty, well dressed.

    I will miss her. Loved her.

  2. Sorry to hear about your loss. You Mom was a wonderful person. You are all in my thoughts and prayers🙏🏻🙏🏻

  3. Patty, Fran and family. So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. My deepest sympathies to all of you. Hoping fond memories ease your sorrow.

  4. Fran and Patty

    So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Our deepest sympathies.

  5. Always a cheerful lady. She lived a great life with a fabulous family.

  6. Wayne and siblings, so sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. I always enjoyed all the wonderful pictures you shared. I hope your memories will bring you all some comfort.

  7. Patty, so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

  8. Patti, Frannie, and family,

    Our deepest condolences to you all at your time of sorrow. Mom was a very special lady and had a fun sense of humour.

    May she finally rest in peace.

  9. Love you Auntie. I will miss you always. Rest in peace.

  10. So sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you at this time of sorrow
    Such a wonderful and joyful person, always with a smile 😊
    Love, Leo & Rita Renaud

  11. My sympathy to the entire family. She was a great lady and I always enjoyed going over to Lindy Ave where I was treated like one of the family. I never went home hungry! Rest In Peace.

  12. My deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother, she was a very special lady who always had a beautiful smile. May she Rest In Peace

  13. Fran and Patty and family may Theresa RIP she’s a beautiful amazing person who I’ve known for about 19 years she’s such a beautiful person inside and out she’s missed dearly everyone has beautiful memories of her she’s loved by everyone she was like a mom to me

  14. Patty and Fran, my deepest sympathy to you and your entire family on the loss of your beloved mom. She was a wonderful woman. May all of your memories help you during this difficult time. Sending prayers and hugs🙏🙏🙏

  15. Rest in Peace my beautiful cousin

  16. My condolences to Patty and Fran and to all your family! May she rest in peace and be reunited with her husband.

  17. Patty and Fran, so sorry to hear about the loss of Theresa. She was such a wonderful woman. Keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

    God Bless

  18. So sorry for your loss Mario

  19. Fran,
    My deepest sympathy to you and all of your family at this very sad time.

    Carol (Jackson) Martin (EPHS74)

  20. Dear Fran & Patty, I am so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. I would run into her occasionally with Patty and she was always so pleasant. May she rest in peace. 🙏

  21. My deepest sympathy to you and your family Mario.

  22. My deepest sympathy to you and your family for the loss of your mother.

  23. I remember her from growing up on Winthrop St. and walking to school with Mario. She always had a warm smile and lived having the neighborhood kids around.

  24. If you were lucky enough to have grown up on Lindy Avenue you loved Mrs. Pompei.
    The quintessential neighbor Mom. First color television on the St. Every Tuesday night 50 kids would pile into the Pompei Livingroom to watch Batman! And somehow there were snacks for everyone. Great memories of a great lady.

    Love “Little Man”

  25. Sweet Auntie Theresa, I have many wonderful memories of you & Uncle Mario at my grandma’s house. My condolences to Patty, Fran, Gary, Mario & Wayne. Thinking of you all & sending much love.

  26. Sorry for your loss, prayers for you and your family

  27. Fran and Tommy my condolences to you and all of Fran’s family.
    May she Rest in Peace.

  28. Theresa will be sorely missed. She was a beautiful lady inside and out and loved by all. Sending our deepest and heartfelt sympathy . May she rest in peace.
    Tom & Vini

  29. So sorry for your loss…Prayers and Condolences to you and your family..🙏❤

  30. My sincere condolences go out to the whole family at this difficult time. Theresa was loved by so many and will be missed. Rest in
    peace .

  31. My love and prayers go out to the whole family and my deepest condolences. She was a wonderful woman that everyone loved. She will be missed. May she rest in peace.

  32. Sending our deepest condolences to Gary & Kathi. We remember the entire family in prayerful sympathy.
    Frances & Charles Barr

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