Florence N. Emery – Cumberland

Florence N. Emery – Cumberland

Florence N. Emery, 84, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

She was the beloved wife of the late Richard Emery. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late William and Rose (Biladeau) Roy.

Florence, along with her husband, owned and operated Emery’s Catering for many years before retiring. They were happily married for 63 years. Florence was an avid reader, always adding to her collection. She loved to take pictures and make photo albums for her family. She also enjoyed trips to the casinos, yard sales, playing cards and scrabble, visiting family, and attending her grandchildren’s events.

She is survived by her children, Donna (Neil) Rowey, Richard (Lisa), Robert, and David (Ann) Emery; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She also is survived by her sisters, Pauline Buteau, Claire Ferreira, Maureen Runk, and Lucille Lourenco and her brother, Roland Roy. She was the sister of the late Violet Beauvais, Jacqueline McGrady, Marcel, Roger, and Raymond Roy.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, July 28, at 10 a.m., in St. John Vianney Church, 3609 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Visiting hours are Monday, from 4 to 7 p.m., in the O’Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 or Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter, 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906. Visit www.Oneillfuneralhomes.com .