Frances M. Sweeney

Frances M. Sweeney, 90, formerly of North Providence, passed away Monday April 25, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late William F. Sweeney. Born in Providence she was a daughter of the late Philip H. and Valietta  (Tolman) Aldrich. Mrs. Sweeney was a volunteer for many years at the Fatima Hospital gift shop. She was an avid golfer who was a longtime member of the Louisquisset Golf Club. She also enjoyed bowling, needlework, reading and was a crossword puzzle whiz. She leaves one son, William F. Sweeney and his wife Joanne of Venice, FL, two daughters, Jean (Sweeney) Hassell and her husband Lloyd of Michigan, Ann Sweeney of Cranston and three granddaughters, Sarah Sweeney and her husband Jonathan Feuerstein, Kathryn and Monica Sweeney. She was the sister of the late Mary (Aldrich) Wood, Philip, Chester and Albert Aldrich. Her funeral will be held on Wednesday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours TODAY  4-7. In lieu of flowers contributions to Rhode Island Audubon Society 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield, RI 02917 or Saint Martha’s Church, 2595 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914 would be appreciated.