Dorothy M. Bascombe - Cumberland

Dorothy M. Bascombe - Cumberland

Dorothy M. (Vose) Bascombe, 92, of Old West Wrentham Road died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Willard E. Bascombe.

A lifelong resident of Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Ornando F. and Madeline (Slocum) Vose. She was employed by Tanury Brothers Jewelry Manufacturers of Lincoln for many years before retiring in 1965.

She was a member of Cumberland Community Methodist Church, Cumberland, and a member of Lime Rock Chapter #26, OES, Lincoln. She was a member of more than 50 years of the Cumberland Grange P. of H.

She is survived by three daughters, Judith Petrin of Cumberland, Barbara L. Kemp of Prospect Heights, Ill., and Carol A. Blouin of Williston, Vt.; three sons, James A. Bascombe, Willard E. Bascombe Jr. and Bruce E. Bascombe, all of Cumberland; one sister, Lois Angell of Cumberland; 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Harold Bascombe, and the sister of the late Ruth Roy, Shirley Morris, Eleanor Masse and Marjorie Ashworth.

Her funeral service will be held SATURDAY, JANUARY 4 at 11 A.M. at BELLOWS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln. Burial will be in Diamond Hill Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are invited and may call SATURDAY from 9:30-11 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Bascombe’s memory to Cumberland Community Methodist Church, 481 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI 02864 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit