Joan Lockwood Cutter


Joan Lockwood Cutter, of Portsmouth, formerly of Warwick, Rhode Island passed away on January 18, 2013.

She was the loving daughter of Dr. Ernest L. Lockwood and Grace Burlingame Lockwood and great-granddaughter of James T. Lockwood, for whom the former James T. Lockwood High School was named.

The devoted wife of the late Atherton Cutter, and former wife of the late Eugene J. Tessier, Jr. Beloved mother of Deborah H. Burns of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, Nancy L. Parsons of Richmond, Virginia, Leslie E. Murphy of Middletown, Rhode Island, Stephanie J. Coates of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, and Stephen E. Tessier of Effingham, New Hampshire. Stepmother to Ann Warren, Cindy Leach, and Gerry Cutter. Mrs. Cutter was the grandmother of eleven; and great-grandmother of eight. Sister of the late Alice Leach, the late Virginia Goodby, and twin sister of Nancy Lockwood Von Essen.

Services will be held at Swan Point Chapel, 585 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence on Thursday, January 24 at 10 o’clock.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to Village House, 70 Harrison Ave., Newport, RI 02840 or Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd., East Providence, RI 02914 would be appreciated.


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