Isabelle M. Bessette
WOONSOCKET- Isabelle M. (Michaud) Bessette, 102, Formerly of Harrison Ave., died Friday October 26, 2012 in the Ballou Home with her family by her side. She resided on Harrison Ave. for 71 years prior to living at the Ballou Home. She was the wife of the late Emile Bessette.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Eugene and Cordelia (Corignan) Michaud. She was the 7th, of 13 children.
Isabelle enjoyed quilting, cut away embroidery, loved the sport of baseball and was an avid Red Sox's fan.
She worked for American Paper tube, for 12 years, Bishop Optical for 5 yrs., and Texas Instrument, for 8 yrs. prior to retiring at 65.
She is survived by one sister, Claire Roy, of Woonsocket, and several nieces and nephews, grand and great grand nieces and nephews.
Aunt Isabelle, was like a mother to all her all her nieces and nephews and grand and great-grand nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Eugene, Arthur, Gerard, Joseph, Paul Lucien, Aruele, Cordelia, Anna, Amelda, and Eva
She was also the Godmother to the late Joseph P. Murphy
Her funeral will be held on Saturday Nov. 3, 2012 at 9 A.M. from the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in Precious Blood Church, Carrington, Ave. Woonsocket. Burial will be in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery, Bellingham, MA. Relatives and friends are invited; Calling hours are Friday from 4-8.
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