February 26, 2021

Etta Patience Dionne (Chappell)


Etta Patience Dionne (Chappell) died September 17th at Evergreen Nursing Center.  Born 2/5/1920, she was the daughter of George M. and Etta S. Chappell.  A gold star wife of Vincent A. Dionne who was killed in action in 1943. 

She leaves a son Vincent E. Dionne and his wife Louise of Falmouth, MA and a daughter Vivian E. Dionne and her spouse Linda Sable, of Rehoboth.  She also leaves four grandchildren, Marc Dionne (Karen), Jeffrey Dionne (Hanako), Jennifer LaRosee and Kristen Foley (Kenneth).  She also leaves five great grandchildren, Tanner and Conner Foley and Sora, Sophia and Ezra Dionne.  She was pre-deceased by her brothers and sister, Roy, Dorothy, George, Robert, Richard, and Kenneth. 

She was a life-long resident of Rehoboth and worked many years for Davol in Cranston before retiring.  She loved sewing, and won many awards for her quilting and doll making, she loved her kitties and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Burial in Rehoboth Village Cemetery will be private.   Arrangements are in the care of the Home of J.H. WILLIAMS & CO., 210 Taunton Avenue, East Providence, RI.  For online messages of condolence, kindly visit www.jhwilliamsfuneralhome.com 


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