Matriarch Doris May (Bishop) Halliwell,
died peacefully on Thursday, September 18th at Home & Hospice Care of RI Inpatient Center, in the loving care of her family. She had resided at the Emerald Bay Manor assisted-living home in Cumberland since 2003. She was predeceased by her faithful husband Thomas to whom she was married 65 years.
Doris was the loving daughter of the late Lottie (Knowles) Booth Patterson and Clarence E. Bishop.
She is survived by her brother Clarence and Irene (Williams) Patterson; 4 children Barbara and Steve West, John and Gabrielle Halliwell, Anne and Mike Buick and David Halliwell. Doris has fourteen surviving grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Gene Halliwell; grandmother of Mark and sister of Helen.
She led a very productive and caring life filled with poetic expression for her close friends and family.
A Memorial Service will be held at Four Corners Community Chapel, Cumberland, RI pm Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10:00 am. Burial will take place on October 10, 2014 at 10:00 am at Highland Memorial Park, Johnston.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, http://www.hhcri.org/HowtoGive.aspx
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