Phyllis E. Bonenfant


Phyllis E. Bonenfant, 88, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. She was the wife of the late Gerard B. Bonenfant.

She was born in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Herve V. and Geralda (Dubois) Plaisance. Phyllis was an avid painter and member of the Little Rhody Rembrants.

She was the mother of Sheila R. McGraw (Steven), and Bruce G. Bonenfant (Tamela). Also survived by five grandchildren, Matthew and Zachary McGraw and Ashley, Chelsea and Benjamin Bonenfant and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral Tuesday, June 10 at 10:30 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave. with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Clement Church, Long Street. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visitation Tuesday 9:30-10:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Heart Association, One State Street, Suite 200, Providence, RI 02908 will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


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