Woonsocket — Pauline D. (Dufault) Cotnoir, 81 entered eternal life on Monday, January 4, 2021 surrounded by the love of her family, exemplified by her granddaughter Paige RN, by her side. She was the beloved wife of Paul E. Cotnoir for 62 years.
Pauline devotedly spent time with family especially her children, grandchildren, and great grandbabies. Pauline also loved to dance specifically to the song ‘wipe out”. She loved playing cards, BINGO, and the annual Christmas shopping with her sisters/daughters. Mom gave “the BEST HUGS EVER.”
Pauline worked for 17 years at Hospice St. Antoine in the housekeeping department where she enjoyed dressing in costume for special occasions to please the residents.
Besides her loving husband Paul, she is survived by her seven children, Linda Majewski and her husband Timothy, of Woonsocket, Cheryl Belleville and her husband Michael of Cumberland, Cindy Foisy and her husband Mark of Burrillville, Donna Houle and her husband Wilfred of Woonsocket, Eugene Cotnoir of North Smithfield, Brenda Felicio of Woonsocket, and Eric Cotnoir and his wife Pamela of Douglas, MA. One sister Jeannette Lavallee of Woonsocket, twenty grandchildren, and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Pauline was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Clara (Rousseau) Dufault.
She also was the sister of the late Eugene, Conrad, Wilfred, and Yvette Dufault, Rita Almeida, and Georgette Lebon. She was also the mother of the late Paul E. Cotnoir Jr.
Her Funeral will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 9 AM from the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Agatha Church Joffre Ave Woonsocket. Burial will be in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery Bellingham, MA. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Monday, January 11, 2021 from 4-7 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, stjude.org in Pauline’s memory would be appreciated.
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