Doris M. Evangelista


Doris M. Evangelista

loving mother, grandmother

Doris M. (Fontaine) Evangelista, 84, of Wright Way, passed away while surrounded by her loving children February 17, 2012 at her daughter Barbara A. Singleton’s home in Warwick. She was the wife of the late Antonio Evangelista.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Arthur W. and Adele (Boroway) Fontaine. Doris was a resident of Coventry since 1968. She previously resided in Providence. She was employed in the jewelry manufacturing industry for many years before retiring. Doris was a loving mother and grandmother and her passing will be a great loss.

She was the mother of Marie A. Pacifico and her husband, Ronald, Dorothy A. Binkowski and her husband, Richard, and Barbara A. Singleton, all of Warwick, John A. Evangelista of Coventry and the late Steven A. Evangelista; grandmother of eight; great-grandmother of 11; mother-in-law of the late Ernest Singleton; and the sister of the late Adele Rose, Arthur Fontaine Jr., Theresa Donovan, Claire Leitmeyer and William Fontaine.

Visiting hours were Feb. 19 with a service in R.A. Iannotti Funeral Home, 415 Washington St., Coventry. Interment was private at Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter.

Memorial contributions to VNA of Care New England Hospice, 51 Health Ln., Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated. Visit