Dorothy M. Bannon – Cumberland

Dorothy M. Bannon – Cumberland

Dorothy M. (Oram) Bannon, 87, died Monday, June 29, 2020, at Saint Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the beloved wife of the late David M. Hastings, and the late John P. Bannon.

Born in Boston, a daughter of the late Richard and Elizabeth (Norrie) Oram, she had lived in Cumberland and South Attleboro, Mass., for many years, before moving back to Cumberland one year ago.

Mrs. Bannon worked as a certified nurse’s assistant and as a secretary at Rhode Island Hospital, retiring in 2005.
She was a member of Christ Church, Lincoln, where she served on the Altar Guild and volunteered in the Thrift Shop. She loved to camp at Second Beach, Middletown, and enjoyed bowling, knitting and crocheting.

She is survived by one daughter, Jacquelyn Hope, of Attleboro, Mass.; one son, David M. Hastings Jr., of Cumberland; one brother, Richard “Jack” Oram, of Cape Cod, Mass., and Florida; six grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late George Norrie.

Her funeral service, with burial in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 3004, Warwick, R.I. 02886, or to St. Antoine Residence, 10 Rhodes Avenue, North Smithfield, R.I. 02896, or to the Christ Church Memorial Fund, P.O Box 245, Lincoln, R.I. 02865, would be appreciated.

Arrangements are with Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln.