Greta A. Lafond – Cumberland

Greta A. Lafond – Cumberland

Greta A. Lafond, 94, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018, at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Maurice A. Lafond Sr.

Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Nelson and Ethel (Parkinson) Sanschagrin. She resided in Cumberland for 69 years.

Mrs. Lafond was employed as an assembler for the Hasbro Inc. in Pawtucket for many years until her retirement.

She was a communicant of the St. Aidan Church. She was an avid lawn bowler, often traveling to various tournaments with her son Maurice. Among her many interests, she enjoyed cribbage, puzzles and traveling, but most of all she was a dedicated mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a die-hard Red Sox fan.

She leaves her children, Mary A. Savard and her husband, Frank, of Cumberland, Margaret A. Sheppard and her husband, Thomas, of Coventry, Maurice A. Lafond Jr. of Cumberland, Muriel A. Medlin of Georgia, Maureen A. Sonner of Cumberland, Michael A. Lafond of Pawtucket, Marilyn A. LaFountaine and her husband, Robert, of Georgia; 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Marcia A. Lafond and Mildred A. Beauchamp.

Family and friends are kindly invited to Greta's Life Celebration which will begin with visiting hours on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m., and will continue on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 9 a.m., from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Route 122, Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., in the St. Aidan Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to St. Aidan Church, 1460 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, RI 02864.

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