Mabel-Louise Hareld









December 15, 2014

MABEL-LOUISE HARELD was born in Providence on September 7, 1922. She lived on Hazard Avenue in East Providence for 54 years and died peacefully at home in the loving comfort of family and friends.MABEL-LOUISE was very proud of being the First Black Female Dental Hygienist in the State of Rhode Island. She graduated from East Providence High School and Forsyth School of Dental Hygienist.  She worked at the Forsyth School for Dental Hygiene, Abbie Frances Lawton Dental Clinic, St. Joseph Hospital, Dr. Irving Robinovitz and the Providence Health Center.She enjoyed being an active member of Congdon Street Baptist Church, member of St. Martin de Porres Center, and enthusiastic supporter of the Providence Shelter for Colored Children and Jack and Jill of America.She was preceded by her husband Walter J. Hareld Jr., her parents Clarence T. and Martha L (Williamson) Parker, and her sister Marguerite Dickerson.She is survived by two daughters Gail B. Hareld of East Providence, Elaine L. and her husband Thomas Parnell of Florida, niece Debra and husband Don J. Moore Sr. and a host of great nieces and nephews along with many dearly loved family members and friends.Her funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11am in the Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be private.  Calling hours Friday 4-8pm. In Lieu of flowers contributions to the following will be appreciated to Providence Shelter for Colored Children at P.O. Box 603276, Providence, RI 02906 orAlzheimer’s Association 245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence, RI  02906


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