December 5, 2021

Carolyn A. (Hawkins) Rochford


Carolyn A. (Hawkins) Rochford, 87 of Lakeside Street, Riverside, died Sunday November 14, 2021. She was the wife of the late Malcolm A. Rochford. Born August 18, 1934 in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late David F. Hawkins and Ann R. (Downie) Hawkins. Carolyn worked as a receptionist for the East Side Clinical Lab for over 40 years. She was a member of her beloved Briggs Beach in Little Compton. She was also an avid golfer at Firefly Golf Course, Hidden Hollow and bowled for many years at the old Seekonk Lanes. She traveled with the East Providence Recreation Department on many trips, played Bingo at the Senior Center and loved her Patroits. Carolyn is survived by a son, Peter A. (Carey) Rochford of Warren, two daughters, Deborah A. Rochford and Jill A. (William) Wood both of Riverside. She leaves her 4 grandchildren, a grandson in law, 2 step grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. She was the sister of Elizabeth M. (Albert) Soucy of Pawtucket. Her funeral will be held on Saturday November 20, 2021 at 10:00AM in the Smith-Mason Funeral Home 398 Willett Avenue Riverside, RI 02915. Calling hours will be Friday November 19 from 3:30PM-6:30PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Riverside Congregational Church 15 Oak Avenue Riverside, RI 02915 or to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care RI 1085 North Main Street Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated. Visit  for on line condolences

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