Born in Warren, a daughter of the late Alfred and Marguerite (Landry) Sampson, she was employed as a seamstress by SE Raines and was a member of St. Jean-Baptiste Church.
She was the loving mother of Raymond Lavey Jr. of Bristol, Gary A. Lavey of Barrington and Nancy J. Lavey of Warren; she also leaves five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by nine brothers and six sisters.
Arrangements are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, where the family will receive friends at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27. A Mass of Christian burial follows at 10 a. .in St. Jean Baptiste Mission Church, Main Street, Warren.
Interment will follow in St Alexander’s Cemetery, Warren. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mount Hope Scholarship Fund, 199 Chestnut St., Bristol, RI 02809. See www.wjsmithfh.com