May 25, 2020

Eileene (Edmonds) Osborne


Eileene (Edmonds) Osborne, 91, passed away at Home in East Providence, RI on Monday, November 4, 2019.

She was the wife of the late Clarence (Clay) J. Osborne. They were married in 1971 and enjoyed 35 blissful years together before Clay’s passing.

Born in New Haven, CT on September 20, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Maude Grayson.

Mrs. Osborne was an Office Manager for the E. H. Ashley, Inc. jewelry company in Riverside, RI before her retirement.

She was a 50-year member of First Baptist Church in North Attleborough, MA where she contributed to many groups and organizations within the church. Her angelic voice could also be heard in the choir at First Baptist Church, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church and many other churches throughout RI.

Along with her husband Clay she would sing at the inaugurations and many other ceremonies for the former Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci.

Mrs. Osborne leaves her loving son Jeffrey Lee Hosley, grandchildren James Royal Hosley IV and Joy Hosley, 5 great grandchildren, many cousins, family and friends to cherish her memory.

She was predeceased by her dear son James Royal Hosley III.


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