2009-03-05 / Obituaries

Dorothy M. Nunes, 91

Dorothy M. (Matoes) Nunes, 91, of Watson Avenue, died peacefully Feb. 27, 2009 at the John Clarke Retirement and Nursing Center in Middletown. She was the wife of the late John F. Nunes.

Born in Effington, Penn., she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Serpa) Matoes.

She worked for the Jamestown Telephone Office for 30 years in housekeeping before retiring. She previously worked for the Conanicut Yacht Club.

She was a communicant of St. Mark Church and was a life member of the Holy Ghost Society.

She leaves a son, Robert F. Nunes and his wife June of Hope Valley; three daughters, Nancy L. Moorehead and her husband Robert of Jamestown, Joyce Beauregard of Moore, Okla. and Dorothy E. O'Connell and her husband James of Pensacola, Fla.; five sisters, Genevieve Curry of Jamestown, Ellen Wright of Tampa, Fla., Peggy Sheehan of Warwick, Joan Anderson and her husband Andy of North Carolina and Evelyn Wright of Miami, Fla.; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Frank Matoes, Marge Moran and Jacquelyn Swigert.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Wednesday at St. Mark Church. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886 will be appreciated. Funeral arrangements were by Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home.

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