Rita Casper – Lincoln

Rita Casper – Lincoln

Rita Casper, 86, of Lincoln, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at The Holiday.

She was the wife of the late Edward N. Casper. Born in Biddeford, Maine, she was a daughter of the late Cyrille and Alma (Thoutte) Drouin.

Mrs. Casper had been employed by Carriere Furniture & Upholstery prior to her retirement. She was a member of Cumberland Friendship and Quilters Guild.

Her hobbies included sewing, quilting and being with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Walter J. Casper, and his wife, Carol, of North Smithfield; daughters Susan A. McCusker and her husband, William, of Chepachet, Christine C. Deschenes and her husband, Gerald, of Woonsocket, and Brenda M. Bouthillette and her husband, Michael, of Lincoln; 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Michael E. Casper and the sister of the late Philias Drouin, Leo Paul Drouin and Pauline Cantara.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 6, in St. Ambrose Church, School St., Albion. Burial will be in St. Ambrose Cemetery, Albion. Calling hours are Sunday from 4 to 7 at Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Rita’s memory to R.I. Hemophilia Foundation, 160 Plainfield St., Providence, RI 02909 would be appreciated.