Rita C. (Meyette) Greenough, 94, of North Smithfield, died Saturday, August 4, 2018 in St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Henry L. Greenough. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Lydia (Lareau) Meyette.
Rita worked for Electric Maintenance before marrying and taking time to raise her family. She later continued her career as a bookkeeper with Getchell & Son, Smithfield. Rita studied painting, and taught locally for a few years. She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and a member of its Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of the Mt. St. Charles Mothers Club, the No. Smithfield Seniors, St. Aidan's Seniors, Cumberland, and the Red Hat Society. She was a former member of the No. Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Rita enjoyed line dancing, and taught it at the Woonsocket Senior Center, where she was also a volunteer. She also enjoyed playing cards, golfing, and bowling.
She leaves four sons, Gerard P. Greenough and his wife Pauline H. of Attleboro, MA, Donald T. Greenough and his wife Paulette Y. of Slatersville, David F. Greenough and his wife Linda M. of Lincoln, and Roger W. Greenough and his wife Teel of Nasonville; seven grandchildren; and thirteen great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her grandson, Jason J. Greenough.
Her funeral will be held Thursday, August 9, 2018 with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, 63 Church St., Slatersville. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4-7 PM in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation RI/MA Chapter, 220 North Main Street, Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation