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Edith E. Lawson

Female - 1997


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  • Name Edith E. Lawson 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Oct 1997 
    Notes 
    • Providence Journal, Tuesday, October 28, 1997
      Cumberland ? Edith E. Bessette

      EDITH E. BESSETTE, 91, Westbrook Way, a textile worker in various textile mills, died yesterday at Madonna Manor in North Attleboro. She was the wife of the late Leo A. Bessette Sr.

      Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of late Gustav Lars Larson and the late Mary Elizabeth (Anderson) Lawson, she had lived in Cumberland for the past six months, previously living in Pawtucket. She had wintered in Sarasota, Fla., for many years.

      Joined by her husband, she ran E & L Trucking for many years. Mrs. Bessette was a communicant of the Church of the Sacred Heart and a member of the Emblem Club

      She leaves a daughter, with whom she made a home, Evelyn M. Kaveny of Cumberland; two sons, Leo A. Bessette Jr. of Pawtucket, Robert D. Bessette Sr. of Seekonk; 15 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Raymond Bowers, William Bowers, Dorothy Hogan, Mildred Hastley, Lillian Pierce, and Edwin G. Lawson.

      A funeral will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Park Street. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket.
    Person ID I17499  14B Jean Besset of Quebec
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2016 

    Father Gustav Lar Larson 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth Anderson 
    Family ID F6649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leo A. Bessette,   b. 16 Feb 1903,   d. 6 Feb 1996  (Age 92 years) 
    Children 
     1. Evelyn M. Bessette
     2. Leo A. Bessette, Jr.
     3. Robert D. Bessette
    Last Modified 16 May 2016 
    Family ID F6544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart