Pauline H. (Schmieder) Morrison, age 83, of Tiogue Avenue, West Warwick, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Kent County Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late James R. Morrison, Sr.
Born in Warwick, a daughter of the late Earl H. and Rose U. (McDonnell) Schmieder, she lived in Warwick for most of her life, and moved to West Warwick in 2001. Mrs. Morrison was employed for many years in the produce department at the Stop & Shop store at Meadowbrook in Warwick, retiring in 2014. She was an active member of the Esperanza Hills Tenants Association.
She is survived by two sons, James Morrison, Jr. of West Warwick and Daniel Morrison of Narragansett; and five daughters: Cheryl Lopez of Myrtle Beach, SC, Pamela Reilly of Warwick, Mary Cole of Largo, FL, Paula Morrison of Rehoboth, MA, and Jennifer Cole of Warwick. She was also the mother of the late John “Jake” Morrison. She cherished her twelve grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Pauline was the sister of Jeanne Lavallee and Patricia Henry.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in June on a date to be announced. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904. www.barrettandcotter.com