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Dorothy I. (Patnode) Finnerty

July 13, 1932 ~ November 29, 2021 (age 89)


FINNERTY, Dorothy I. (Patnode), 89, of Doray Drive, Hope, passed away Monday, November 29, 2021, at the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence.

She was the beloved wife and best friend of her high school sweetheart, Raymond J. Finnerty.  They were married on July 3, 1954.  Born in Coventry, she was the daughter of the late Wesley H. and Delphine (Ducharme) Patnode.

Dorothy was an assistant vice president/branch manager with Fleet Bank, later acquired by Bank of America and retired in 1992 after 35 years.  She was a communicant of SS. Peter & Paul Church in West Warwick.

Besides her husband she leaves three children, Kim M. Baker and her husband Ronald, Karen L. Durand, and Brian R. Finnerty and his wife Kimberly M., six grandchildren, Janelle M. Adams, Nicole Citriniti, Alexandria Durand, Arissa Difillippo , Grayson Finnerty and Shelby Baker, and three great grandchildren, Ava, Giuliano, and Michael.  She was a sister of the late Wesley J. Patnode. Half sister to Elaine Furtado and the late Marcia Cota.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 10:00 am in SS. Peter & Paul Church, 48 Highland Street, West Warwick.  Interment will be private.  Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her memory to SS. Peter and Paul Church or The Organ Bank of New England.

A celebration of life will follow, with details to be announced following the church service.

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Mass of Christian Burial
December 4, 2021

10:00 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Church
48 Highland Street
West Warwick, RI 02893

Visitation Respectfully Omitted

Private Interment


SS. Peter & Paul Church
48 Highland Street, West Warwick RI 02893

New England Organ Bank
60 First Avenue, Waltham MA 02451

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