Dorothy C. Sena Taylor Kashk

Dorothy C. Sena Taylor Kashk, 78 of Venice Street, Providence passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at her home.  Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Saturnino and Amelia (Alves) Sena.  Dorothy was a Senior Social Worker for the State of Massachusetts before she retired. She was a member of the Lambda Kappe Mu Sorority, the National Association of Negro Business & Professional, the RI Women’s Health Association and the National Welfare Rights Association. Dorothy was a 1978 graduate of Roger Williams College. She leaves two daughters, Monique Taylor of Philadelphia and Andrea Silva-Curry of Virginia, four sons, Alan Sena of Atlanta, Darrel Sena of Providence, Kevin Sena of Smithfield and Kevin “K.J.” Taylor of Providence, one brother, Donald Senna of East Providence, one sister, Carolyn Senna Boswell of Delaware, two aunts, Alice (Alves) Andrade of New Bedford and Cecilia “Dottie”(Alves) Ramos of Providence, thirteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren.  She was the mother of the late Alvin Sena and Lisa Sena.  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 Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence. Burial will be private. Calling hours Tuesday 4-8.  In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society or Home & Hospice Care of RI would be appreciated.