Albertine O. Deweirdt 98, of Hughes St. passed away on May 11, 2021 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Treffle Gagnon and Henri Deweirdt. Born in St. Batholomy, P.Q., Canada, she was a daughter of the alte Cleophas and Diana (Adam) Belisle. Mrs Deweirdt was a spooler for the former Cadillac Mills in Cumberland for over thirty years before retiring in 1980. She was a member of St. Agatha’s Sr. Citizens, St. Joseph’s Sr. Citizens and the Golden Ages in Albion where she also served as Chaplain.
Albertine is survived by two step-daughters Jacqueline Croteau and Therese Nault Elias both of Florida, a niece Suzanne Dulac of Woonsocket and her great niece and caregiver Donna Roy of Woonsocket, and six step-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother Roland Belisle, and sisters Gertrude Ross and Marianna Champagne.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday, May 18th at 9:00 AM from the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 463 South Main St. Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Agatha’s Church, Joffre St. Woonsocket. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery.
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