Rita P. (Burke) Berwick,
91, of Lincoln, died Saturday, November 12, 2016. She was the wife of the late Douglas H. Berwick. Born in Providence, she was daughter of the late Stephen F. and Mary Ellen (Dignan) Burke.
Mrs. Berwick was a graduate of St. Patrick High School, Providence. She was employed by the State of RI Department of Social Services for many years prior to her retirement.
She is survived by her daughters, Catherine Smith of Lincoln and Patricia Courtot of Wrentham, MA; granddaughters Erin Nourse and Elizabeth Smith and grandsons Jonathon Courtot and Douglas Courtot. She was the sister of the late Eileen Nason, Margaret Morris, Mary Armstrong and Stephen Burke.
Her funeral will be held on Thursday at 8:45 am from the Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Jude Church, 301 Front St., Lincoln. Burial will be in Newell Burying Ground, South Attleboro, MA.
Calling hours are on Wednesday evening from 5:00-7:00pm
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