Doris D. (Ringnette) Smith, 92

HOLLAND — Doris D. (Ringnette) Smith, 92, a longtime resident of Holland, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, at The Overlook in Charlton.

Her husband of 46 years, was the late Joseph Smith, who died in 1991. She is survived by four daughters, Margaret Bonnette and her husband Michael of Southbridge, Ida Parron and her husband Robert of Holland, Annette Beaudry and her husband William of Holland, and Laura Bissineri and her husband Paul of West Brookfield. She also leaves eight grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Edmond Breau, who died in 2011.

She was born in Southbridge, daughter of Leo and Ida (Grenier) Ringnette. She was a member of St. Christopher’s Church in Brimfield, and the Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Smith retired from the housekeeping department at the Overlook Masonic Home, and had previously worked for many years at Hyde Manufacturing in Southbridge.

She enjoyed reading, crocheting, needlepoint, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.

Calling hours will be Sunday, March 4, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge, with a Prayer Service at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Robert Grattarotti, officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Overlook Masonic Home, 88 Masonic Home Road, Charlton, MA 01507, or to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 516 Carew Streeet, Springfield, MA 01104.


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