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Frances T. Lacroix (Barbato)

August 27, 1934 ~ December 8, 2019 (age 85)


Frances T. Lacroix (formerly Barbato) 85, of Burrillville, died December 8, 2019 at Bayberry Commons. Born in Slatersville, she was a daughter of the late Emil R. and Annie A. (Nazareth) DeMello. Frances was a technician for Phillips of North America for several years before retiring. She also worked as a cook for Ray’s Country Kitchen for many years. She was a member of the Nasonville Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary.

Frances is survived by two sons Rick Lindsey and his wife Karen of South Grafton, MA, and Andrew Barbato of Mapleville, RI, a daughter Delana Azevedo of Bellingham, MA, three grandchildren, John Brissette Jr., Jessica Razza-Lindsey, and Krista Lindsey, and two great grandchildren, Jack and Emma Brissette. She was predeceased by a son Ronald W. Lindsey, a son-in-law David Azevedo, and siblings Emile F.  DeMello, Florence Brilhante, Lillian Poirier, Laura Lanagan, Evelyn Arruda, and Lena Brousseau.

Her funeral will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:30 AM from the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 463 South Main St., Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, Church St. in Slatersville. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Visiting hours are Friday, December 13, 2019 from  5-7 PM. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, RI Chapter, 245 Waterman St. Ste. 306 Providence, RI 02906-5215 would be appreciated.

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December 13, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fournier & Fournier
463 South Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Mass of Christian Burial
December 14, 2019

10:30 AM
St. John The Evangelist Church
63 Church St.
Slatersville, RI 02876


Alzheimer's Association
245 Waterman St Suite 306, Providence RI 02906-5215

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