Jacquelyn E. Whiting

Jacquelyn E. Whiting, 96, of Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2016 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late Normand Whiting. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Lillian (Wetherall) Read. Mrs. Whiting was employed at the New England Telephone Company, Pawtucket Memorial Hospital and Apex Department Store before she retired. She was a member of the Seekonk Congregational Church. She was an avid card player and enjoyed playing Hi Lo Jack. She leaves one son, Gregory S. Whiting, one daughter, Pamela L. Sorafine and her husband Tom, four grandsons, Greg and John Whiting and Josh and Ryan Sorafine, one sister, Alberta Roy, seven great grandchildren and one great great grandson. She was the sister of the late Shirley Gray. Her funeral will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 10:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in Springvale Cemetery. Calling hours Wednesday 5-8. Contributions to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated.