Edna (Berube) Derois,
84, of Blackstone, MA, formerly of Central Falls, died Friday, August 8th at Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Lucien A. Derois. Born in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Armand and Anna (Provost) Berube.
Prior to her retirement in 1993, Mrs. Derois had been employed as a cashier Almac's Stores. She had been a member of Union Local #328 U.F.C.W.
She was an active member of St. Theresa Parish, Blackstone and was a member of the Cheerful Givers Committee. She was very devoted to her family particularly her grandson Luke.
In her final years she received much enjoyment in her life at Maples Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Wrentham, MA. She submitted a recipe every month to the facility newsletter, she volunteered in the children's daycare center reading stories and playing dames and was an active member on the residents' counsel.
She is survived by her daughter Dale Perreault and son-in-law Roger of Blackstone, MA; son Michael Derois and daughter-in-law Elizabeth of Prescott Valley, AZ; 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Normand, Gene, Hector "Scout", Armand and Edmund Berube, Rose Cayer, Anita, Yvette, Rita, and Rhea Berube and Annette Machado
A Mass of Christian Burial to which relatives and friends are invited will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:00 am in St. Theresa Church, Rathbun St., Blackstone, MA. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket. Calling hours are Tuesday from 6-8 pm at Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Maples Rehabilitation & Nursing Ctr., 90 Taunton St., Wrentham, MA 02093 would be appreciated.
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