Pauline E. Tingley – Smithfield

Pauline E. Tingley – Smithfield

Pauline E. (Bonin) Tingley, 83, of Smithfield, died Sunday, January 10, 2021, at the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence.

She was the beloved wife of the late Lloyd N. Tingley. Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Wilfred and Eva (Mathieu) Bonin, she grew up in North Smithfield. She had lived most of her life in Pawtucket and Cumberland, before moving to Leesburg, Fla., Woonsocket and Smithfield.

Mrs. Tingley worked as a clerk for the state of Rhode Island Department of Human Services. She was a graduate of Woonsocket High School.

She loved to travel with her husband, and enjoyed camping in Connecticut every weekend, and also loved to dance.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Marie Anne Bonin, of Woonsocket; her niece, Lisa Bonin, of North Smithfield; and two nephews, Ronald Bonin of Portsmouth, and Alan Bonin of Uncasville, Conn. She was the sister of the late Lucien Bonin.

A private graveside service will be held in Arnold Mills Cemetery, Cumberland. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, R.I. 02906, would be appreciated.

For the online guest book, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com . Arrangements are with Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln.