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Rita J. Frisiello-Small
SMITHFIELD- Rita J. Frisiello-Small 94, resident of Greenville died November 9, 2011 at the Cortland Place.
Wife of the late Arthur Chausse, Lorenzo Frisiello and Richard Small.
Born Jan 28, 1917 in Salem MA, a daughter to the late Emilien & Julia (Perron) Chagnon.
Rita worked for the AT Cross Co. for several years; previously she worked for the Finklestein Co. as a seamstress. She previously lived in North Smithfield and Woonsocket. She enjoyed square dancing and visiting the area senior centers.
She is survived by her son Robert Chausse, and daughter in law Sandra Chausse of North Smithfield, six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Lorraine Viney, sisters, Verande Gomes and Rose Hendrickson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10am in St. Michaels Church in Smithfield. Burial will follow in St. Johns Cemetery in Slatersville. Calling hours are omitted. Arrangements are entrusted to the Keene-Brown Funeral Home 445 Greenville Rd. No. Smithfield.