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Iliana M. Knowles

August 25, 1958 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Iliana Knowles Obituary

North Providence - Iliana M. Champagne-Knowles, 65, of Campbell Avenue, died Friday, January 19, 2024 at the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of William C. Knowles, Jr., to whom she had been married for the past twenty years.

Born in the Dominican Republic, a daughter of the late Rafael and Maria Encarnacion, she had lived in North Providence for the past ten years, previously residing in Pawtucket.

Mrs. Knowles worked as a supervisory clerk for the State of Rhode Island's Workers' Compensation Court, retiring last year. She was proud to be selected to serve on the Committee for Women & Minorities.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Donald Champagne, and his wife Stephanie, of Orlando, Florida; two step-children, Amanda Knowles of East Providence and Derek Knowles of Central Falls; and three sisters, Milagros Encarnacion of the Dominican Republic, Altagracia de la Rosa of Jacksonville, and Nereyda Vasquez of North Providence.

Her funeral will be celebrated Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 10:00 am in Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln. Burial will follow in Mount Saint Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket. Family and friends are invited, and may attend visiting hours on Tuesday from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated. For directions or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com.

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January 23, 2024

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

Funeral Service
January 24, 2024

10:00 AM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

January 24, 2024

Mount Saint Mary Cemetery
661 Prospect Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860


American Cancer Society
931 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886
Web: http://www.cancer.org/


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