Rita A. Lavallee-Therriault – Pawtucket

Rita A. Lavallee-Therriault – Pawtucket

Rita A. Lavallee-Therriault, 74, of Pawtucket, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017. She was the wife of Joseph P. Therriault. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Arthur A. and Anna T. (Gorman) Lavallee.

Mrs. Therriault was employed as a school bus driver for the Central Falls School Department for 16 years prior to her retirement in 2001. She was previously employed for the North Providence School Department for 11 years.

She was past president of the Happy Seniors at Ralph J. Holden Community Center in Central Falls, a member of the Lincoln Seniors in Lincoln, Leo Matthews Center in Pawtucket and St. Aidan’s Seniors in Cumberland.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Tammy Therriault of Pawtucket; her sons, Glenn Therriault of Woonsocket, Todd Therriault of Pawtucket and Neal Therriault and his wife, Lucia, of Central Falls; grandchildren Meghan, Kayla, Brianna, Katherine, Jaron, Maya and Sophia Therriault; great-grandchildren Jovanni Pena and Morgan Manchester; nieces and nephews and her faithful dogs, CoCo, Angel, Bell and Daisy.

She was the sister of the late Ronald Lavallee.

Her funeral service will be held on Friday, July 14, at 10 a.m. at Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket. Calling hours will be held on Thursday evening from 5 to 8 p.m.