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Valerie W. (Luse) Large

April 9, 1938 ~ June 20, 2022 (age 84)


Cumberland – Valerie W. (Luse) Large, 84, of Cumberland passed away peacefully Monday, June 20, 2022 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Donald Large.

   Born in Binghamton, New York, a daughter of the late Forrest and Ruth (Jackson) Luse, she had lived in Cumberland for the past 63 years.

   Valerie was a library clerk at the Cumberland Public Library for 27 years before retiring.

   She was an active member of Calvin Presbyterian Church, Cumberland for many years, and she was also active with the Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland-Lincoln.

   She is survived by her three loving daughters, Kimberly W. Goosmann and her husband James, Bonnie A. Large, and Vicki E. D’Augelli and her husband David, all of Cumberland; her seven beloved grandchildren, Christine Demers and her husband James, Kathleen Ribezzo and her husband Steven, Melissa Robidoux and her husband Kenneth, Nicole Goosmann, Amy Martins and her husband Matthew, and Ashley and Thomas D’Augelli; her six beloved great grandchildren, Charlotte and Olivia Robidoux, Luca, Angelo and Nico Ribezzo, and Maxwell Martins; and several nieces and nephews.

   Her funeral service will be held Friday, June 24 at 11 A.M. in Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, Cumberland. Her burial will be private.

   Relatives and friends are invited and may call at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln Thursday 4-8 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Valerie’s memory to Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, Cumberland, RI 02864 ( would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit


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June 23, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Funeral Service
June 24, 2022

11:00 AM
Calvin Presbyterian Church
126 Angell Road
Cumberland, RI 02864

Burial Will Be Private


Calvin Presbyterian Church
126 Angell Road, Cumberland RI 02864

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