Doris Harnois – Lincoln

Doris Harnois – Lincoln

Doris (Lacroix) Harnois, 88, formerly of Pond St., passed away November 25, 2019, at The Holiday Retirement Home in Lincoln.

She was the wife of the late Lionel. J. Harnois. Born in Berlin, N.H., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Rosilda (Leveillee) Lacroix.

She worked at Falls Yarn for 25 years, Tupperware for nine years and Mark Stevens for eight years before retiring. Doris was a member of Parkview Social Club, and Our Lady Queen of Martyrs’ Sodality where she also taught CCD. She was an avid reader, enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino and traveling. Doris was also a major foodie and loved going out to eat.

She is survived by her two sons, Jean Harnois of Woonsocket, Lionel R. Harnois and his companion, Donna Armstrong, of Greenville; a daughter, Lorraine Staelen, of Smithfield; four brothers, Raymond Lacroix of Fla., Roland Lacroix of Conn., Roger Lacroix of S.C., and Richard Lacroix of Fla; three sisters, Rose Ange Lemay of Ga., Pauline McKee of Fla., Jacqueline Reynolds of Fla.; and a granddaughter, Gabrielle Paola, and her husband, Michael, of Florida. She was predeceased by three brothers, Gerard, Conrad and Albert Lacroix, a sister Therese Julien, and a son-in-law Jacques E. Staelen Jr.

Her funeral will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at 9 a.m., from the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 463 South Main St. Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., in Holy Trinity Church, Park Avenue, Woonsocket. Burial will follow in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery in Bellingham, Mass, Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, from 4 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter, 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906.

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