Elaine I. (Bettencourt) Black


Elaine I. (Bettencourt) Black, 78, a retired, licensed Practical Nurse, for the former Cranston General Hospital, and Roger Williams Hospital, passed away, Friday, July 19, 2019. She was the wife of the late Francis J. Black.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Joachim J. and Irene M. (Silvia) Bettencourt. Elaine was the beloved mother of Nadine A. Black, Jeanine M. Zafia (Jeffrey), and the late Chrissy E. Johnson; loving Vovoa of Ashley N. Black (William), Jessica L. Zafia, and Breanna L. Zafia; Visa Vovoa of Kyden, Brayden, and Oaklen. She was the sister of Carolyn A. Menard (Oscar), Richard A. Bettencourt, and Robert J. Bettencourt (Brenda). She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She also leaves her beloved dog, Mugen.

Her funeral will be held Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 9 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Rita Church, Oakland Beach Ave., Warwick. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, West Warwick. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the Multiple Sclerosis Society – RI Chapter, 205 Hallene Rd., Suite 209, Warwick, RI 02886 will be appreciated.


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