Christian 08

Suzanne D. (Bissonnette) Riley

April 8, 2023


Suzanne Riley, 71, of South Kingstown, died Saturday April 8, 2023 in Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of Dennis Riley. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Alice (Guilbert) Bissonnette.

Suzanne worked as a pharmacist, working for Landmark Medical Center, Cranston General Hospital, and part time at the VA Hospital. She was a long time communicant of St. Agatha's Church, Woonsocket, and recently a communicant of St. Thomas More Church, Narragansett. Suzanne loved traveling and going to the beach, especially to Ogunquit Maine. Most of all she loved her family.

Besides her husband, she is survived her daughter, Alison Riley, of West Hartford, CT; 3 brothers, Richard Bissonnette, of North Smithfield, Denis Bissonnette, of The Villages, FL and Daniel Bissonnette, of Blackstone, MA; 4 sisters, Joanne Packer, of South Kingstown, Debora Schuetz, of Cranston, Carol Oniskey, of North Kingstown, and Colette Bissonnette-Piccirilli, of Charlestown.

Her funeral will be held Saturday April 15, 2023 beginning at 9 AM from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main Street, Woonsocket, RI, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Agatha's Church, 34 Joffre Ave, Woonsocket, RI. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Old River Road, Manville. Calling hours are Friday from 4 - 7. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas More Church, 53 Rockland St., Narragansett, RI 02882 or St. Agatha’s Parish, 34 Joffre Ave., Woonsocket, RI 02895.

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April 14, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Holt Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial
April 15, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Agatha's Church
34 Joffre Ave
Woonsocket, RI 02895

April 15, 2023

11:15 AM
St. James Cemetery
Old River Road
Manville, RI 02830


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