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NORTH SMITHFIELD - Edna M. Boudreau, 108, of Lincoln, RI, formally of North Smithfield, RI passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at The Holiday in Lincoln, RI.
She was born in Woonsocket RI on January 2, 1903, daughter of the late Alexander and Georgiana (Dion) Blanchette.
Edna was a life long resident of North Smithfield, who had worked for Uniroyal in Woonsocket as an assembler for 37 years. Edna also could be found doing what she liked to do best, which was sewing, as she was known by many to be an expert seamstress.
She is survived by her loving and caring son, Gerard R. Bud Boudreau, his wife Jacqueline of North Smithfield and 2 sisters- Alice Pretto of Manville and Florence Jalette of North Smithfield.
Edna was preceded in death by 5 brothers- Theodore, Aram Mike, Raymond, Paul and Harold Blanchette; 5 sisters- Sister Olive Blanchette, Sylvia Sutherland, Delores Beaudet, Doris Eithier and Hilda Girard. She was the loving and caring grandmother to Donna Lynn Boudreau, who passed away January 10, 1993.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, December 6 at 10AM at St. John the Evangelist Church on Church Street in Slatersville. Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery, Blackstone, MA.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ednas memory may be made to St. John the Evangelist Church c/o Maintenance Fund, 63 Church Street, PO Box 266, Slatersville, RI 02876-0266.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Egidio DiPardo and Sons Funeral Home, 75 Harris Avenue.