Dorothy M. Fortier

Woonsocket Call - - OBITUARIES/REGION -

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.

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