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Janine I Borkowski


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  • Name Janine I Borkowski 
    Gender Female 
    • The Providence Journal, February 9, 2016
      Janine Bessette (Picture included)

      BESSETTE, JANINE I. (BORKOWSKI), 93, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Bessette. Born October 19, 1922, a daughter of the late Stanislaw and Helen (Nardolni) Borkowski, she lived in Providence for many years before moving to Portsmouth eight years ago. Janine was employed for many years at the Nicholson File Company in East Providence, RI and upon its closing, worked at Valueland Market in Providence, RI. She was a former parishioner of Blessed Sacrament Church in Providence, RI. Janine is survived by her son Steven Bessette and his wife Monica of Gettysburg, PA, her son David Bessette and his wife Lori of Portsmouth, RI, three grandchildren; Justin Bessette of Boston, MA, Michael Bessette of Fort Collins, CO, Shanna (Bessette) Callandret of Newport, RI, and a great granddaughter, Olivia Marie Callandret of Newport, RI. She was a sister of the late Catherine Graziano, Alexandria Berstecher, Stanley, Chester and Walter Borkowski. The funeral service will be held Thursday, at 11:30 am, in the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Wednesday, 5:00 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Saint Jude Childrens Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105 in her memory will be appreciated. For online condolences, visit
    Person ID I18461  14B Jean Besset of Quebec
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2017 

    Family Joseph E. Bessette,   b. 4 Nov 1920, Moosup, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 2003, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2017 
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