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Annette R. (Lussier) Desmarais

July 6, 1951 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 70)


Cumberland - Annette R. (Lussier) Desmarais, 70, of Mendon Road, died Monday, November 1, 2021 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence.  She was the beloved wife of Andre E. Desmarais.  Mr. & Mrs. Desmarais had been married for forty-eight years.

Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Adrien and Marguerite (Gervais) Lussier, she had lived in Albion for many years, before moving to Cumberland five years ago.

Mrs. Desmarais was a Medical Technologist for forty-four years at the former Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island retiring five years ago.  She was a graduate of Rhode Island College.

Annette was a renowned dollmaker, which gave her the greatest joy.  She also enjoyed all sorts of crafts, including sewing, quilting and painting.  She was a communicant of St. Ambrose Church, Albion.

Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Monique Desmarais of Lincoln; three sons, Marc Desmarais of Lincoln, Denis Desmarais of Richlands, North Carolina, and Daniel Desmarais of Norwood, Massachusetts; three brothers, Adrien Lussier of South Carolina, Roland Lussier of Manville, and Richard Lussier of Wrentham, Massachusetts; and six grandchildren.

Her funeral will be held Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. from Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Ambrose Church, 191 School Street, Albion.  Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Manville.  Relatives and friends are invited, and may call Friday from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. 

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November 5, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Mass of Christian Burial
November 6, 2021

10:00 AM
Saint Ambrose Church
191 School Street,
Albion, RI 02802

Video is available for this event

November 6, 2021

Saint James Cemetery
Old River Road,
Manville, RI 02838

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