Martine Bettencourt

Martine R. Bettencourt, 89, of Barrington, passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at St. Elizabeth’s Manor, Bristol.

Born in Marseille, France, she was a daughter of the late Michel and Corinne (Brusciati) Tabaracci. Mrs. Bettencourt was a Supervisor for the Trifari Jewelry Company before she retired. She also worked at Les Petits Fours on Hope Street in Providence. She was a communicant of Holy Angels Church and volunteered her time for different church activities.

She leaves one son, Bruce Bettencourt and his wife Kathleen, two grandsons, Julien Bettencourt and Alexandre Bettencourt and many nieces and nephews in France and the United States. She was the mother of the late Christopher Bettencourt and sister of the late Simonne Caplier and Genevieve Shaddock.

Her funeral and visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 8:30 AM at the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Holy Angels Church, 341 Maple Avenue, Barrington. Burial will be private. If desired, donations in lieu of flowers would be warmly accepted in Martine’s memory to the Holy Angels Church in Barrington, RI, or Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières.