Rose Regina Mailloux Greaves – Cumberland

Rose Regina Mailloux Greaves – Cumberland

Rose Regina Mailloux Greaves passed away on February 12, 2018. She was the wife of the late James Greaves for 65 years. She was born in Central Falls, the daughter of Fred and Regina Mailloux.

She is survived by her daughter, Claire O'Connor, and her husband, Robert, of Cumberland, R.I., and her son, Robert Greaves, and his wife, Diane, of Warwick, R.I. She was the grandmother of four, great-grandmother of seven, and the great-great-grandmother of two. She is also survived by her sister, Claire Barker, of Warren, R.I. Rose was the sister of the late Alice Hay Hurst and the late Fred "Lou" Mailloux.

A longtime resident of Cumberland, Rose was an active member of St. Patrick's Church in Cumberland. Rose was a past president of the Cumberland Terrace Association and she was voted Volunteer of the Year for 2017 at the Cumberland Senior Center. Rose retired from Nulco manufacturing after 10 years as personnel secretary. Prior to that she was employed at American Textile for 20 years. Rose was a devoted family member, a fun-loving, feisty mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed playing bingo and cards with her friends and family. Rose will always be fondly remembered for her sense of humor, her laughter, and for bringing smiles to all who knew her. She will be sadly missed.

Her funeral was held on Feb. 17, at 8:30 a.m., from Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Higginson Ave., Lincoln, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Aidan Church, 1460 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial followed in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.