Estelle A. (Guilbert) Carriere

January 3, 2020


Estelle A Carriere, 79 of North Smithfield passed away peacefully on Friday, January 3rd , 2020 at the St. Antoine Residence.  She was the beloved wife of Leo Carriere for 61 years.  Born in Woonsocket, RI she was daughter of the late Aram and Doris Guilbert.   

Estelle took great pride in being a homemaker.  She volunteered for school and parish activities at Sacred Heart Parish in Woonsocket. Estelle loved being known as the “Lunch Lady” at Kevin K. Coleman Elementary School. She was the loving mother of two children, her son, Richard Carriere, his wife Louise, and her daughter, Debra Lizotte, and her husband Robert of North Smithfield. 

Estelle is also survived by her five precious grandchildren who gave her such good memories, Timothy Lizotte, and his wife Jennifer, Hyannis MA, Andrew Lizotte and his wife Amber, Woonsocket, RI,  Michael Carriere and his wife Megan, Melrose, MA, Nicole Carriere of North Attleboro, MA, and Kevin Carriere and his wife Robyn Caron, Washington, DC; as well as six great grandchildren, Alaina, Amelia, Zachary, Addilyn, Abigail, Noah and one due in July.

The family would like to express our sincere thanks to the thoughtful parishioners of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs church who helped her and Leo attend church on Saturday evenings.  The family is also very grateful to the nursing staff at Hope Health Hospice Care of Providence and the entire staff at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. 

Her funeral service will be Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 9AM from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in Holy Trinity Parish, 1449 Park Ave., Woonsocket. Burial will follow at St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Church St., Slatersville. Calling hours will be Monday night from 4 to 7PM. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest that contributions be made in memory of Estelle Carriere to Hope Health Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI  02904 or St. Antoine Residence, 10 Rhodes Avenue, North Smithfield, RI  02896.

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January 6, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
510 South Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Mass of Christian Burial
January 7, 2020

10:00 AM

Interment following funeral service
January 7, 2020

St. John the Evangelist Cemetery
63 Church Street
North Smithfield, RI 02896


St. Antoine Residence
10 Rhodes Avenue, North Smithfield RI 02896

Hope Health Hospice and Palliative Care
1085 North Main Street, Providence RI 02904

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