Needlepoint 06

Lisa M. (Bessette) Donahue

April 10, 1964 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 57)


Pawtucket - Lisa M. (Bessette) Donahue, 57, of Evergreen Street, died Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence.  She was the beloved wife of Robert H. Donahue.  Mr. & Mrs. Donahue had been married for forty years.

Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of Eleanor (Bessette) Smith of Cumberland, she was a lifelong resident of the city.

Mrs. Donahue worked as an assembler at the former Classic Display, Pawtucket.  She enjoyed cross-stitching gifts for her friends. Family was her life, and she was a proud mama.

Besides her husband and mother, she is survived by two sons,  Roger D. Bessette of Pawtucket, and Brian J. Bessette with his husband Joseph Nevil of Pawtucket; one sister, Lydia Meketsy of Cumberland; one brother, Alan Bessette of Providence; and one grandson, Bobby Mays.

Her funeral and burial will be private.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 would be appreciated.  For online guest book, please visit Arrangements with Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lisa M. (Bessette) Donahue, please visit our floral store.


Private Services


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-

© 2021 Bellows Funeral Chapel. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy