Rita E. Violette, 92 of Gorham Street died Sunday, November 24, 2013. She was the wife of the late Benjamin Violette. Born in Rumford, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Mary (McCann) Laughlin. Rita’s greatest joy was cooking for her family. She was always happiest when her family would visit her and together they would enjoy her delicious just baked apple pie.She leaves one daughter, Elizabeth A. Ashton of Rehoboth, five sons, Lawrence B. Violette of Rehoboth, Dennis J. Violette of Vermont, Josh Violette and James L. Violette both of Arizona and Jeffrey R. Violette of Maryland, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Anna, Margaret M., Thomas J. and John A. Laughlin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 9:00 AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are respectfully omitted.