Meredith I. Cooley

Meredith I. (Fisher) Cooley, 86 of East Providence passed away Monday January 30, 2017 at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.  She was the daughter of the late Harold and Gladys (Brown) Fisher.  Meredith was a Cub Scout Leader and a member of the Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe.  She is survived by five children Linda Elderkin of Providence, Elaine Silva of FL, Debra Gomes of FL, Richard Costa of CT, Russell Cooley of Bristol, one sister Dorothy Wesley of Providence, one brother Alan Fisher of CA, two step-daughters Leslie Barrows and Vanessa Cooley, 21 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and 20 great-great grandchildren.  She was the mother of the late Wendell Costa and Nicole Brice and sister of the late Anna Wesley.  Her funeral service will be held on Friday February 3, 2017 at 10 AM in All Saints Memorial Church 674 Westminster St., Providence, RI.  Burial will be private.  Calling hours Thursday February 2, 2017 from 4-7 PM in the PERRY – McSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe  Scholarship Fund 412 Taunton Avenue, Seekonk, MA 02771 .