Dorothy M. Fortier
BURRILLVILLE — Dorothy M. Fortier, 90 of Harrisville, R.I., passed away Nov. 8, 2018, at the Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
She was the wife of the late John Fortier Sr. Born in Oakland, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Florence (Goff) Mowry and stepmother, who raised the late Anna Mowry.
Dot worked for the Tupperware Co., local area textiles mills and before retiring Bayberry Commons Nursing Home. She was a past member of the Community Baptist Church Choir, she volunteered at the Glendale Methodist Church and she enjoyed square dancing, traveling, cooking Saturday breakfasts for her children and babysitting her “furry grand children.”
She is survived her children John Fortier Jr. and his wife Joyce of Pascoag and Paul Fortier and his wife Forrest of Lugoff, S.C. She is also survived by 14 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by siblings Nina Davis and William Mowry.
A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Community Baptist Church, Church St. Pascoag. Burial will follow in the Pascoag Cemetery. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from noon to 1 p.m. in the church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Burrillville Animal Shelter 131 Clear River Drive Oakland, RI 02858 or the Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI 1085 North Main St. Providence, RI 02904.