Donna Jean Raymond,
56, of Lincoln, died Sunday, September 6, 2015 at Philip Hulitar Hospice, Providence. She was the wife of Stephen M. Raymond. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late John and Barbara (Kent) Grundy.
Donna was employed as an elementary school teacher at the Paul Cuffee School in Providence for the past 10 years. She received her Bachelor of Social Work degree in 1982 and her Master of Education degree in Education in 2004 both from Rhode Island College.
Donna was a devoted mom and school teacher who was known for her generosity, compassion and love of cooking. She will be remembered most for her gift of giving and her genuine interest in others’ lives.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughters, Katie M. Jean-Gilles (Curtis) of Cranston and Kristen E. Raymond of Lincoln; her brothers Tom Grundy (Cathy) and John Grundy (Mary) of Smithfield, Dave Grundy (Sue) of Narragansett and Dan Grundy of Colorado; her sisters Barbara Bouchard (Mike) of Peace Dale, Pat Malachowski (Richard) of Warwick and Gail Hagarty of Kingston and numerous nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Catherine Mary Grundy.
A Mass of Christian Burial to which family and friends are invited will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:00 am in St. Joan of Arc Church, 3357 Mendon Rd., Cumberland. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4-8 at Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Donna’s memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated.
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