Elsie A. (Alvares) Neal, 86, died June 1, 2012, at Kent Hospital.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Elizabeth (Paquette) Alvares. Mrs. Neal was employed as a claims examiner for the Rhode Island Department of Employment Security before retiring. She was an avid Red Sox, Patriots fan and golf enthusiast. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy and she enjoyed spending time with them at the beach.
She was the beloved mother of Barbara-Ann Lyons (William) and Sharon L. Kenny; sister of Ed Alvares and the late Frank Alvares; devoted grandmother of Jeffrey Ryder (Kay), Kate Ryder, Abigail Kenny, Michael Kenny and Paul Kenny.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 10 a.m. in St. Rita Church, Oakland Beach Ave. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. Visiting hours and flowers are respectfully omitted.
Contributions to the American Lung Assoc, 260 West Exchange St, Suite 102B, Providence, RI 02903 will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.