She was a member of the DAV Auxiliary 118 Westport – Commander 1997-1998, American Legion Auxiliary Post 145 Westport – Secretary, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 11 Warren – Secretary 2011-2012, Auxiliary Member of 83rd Infantry Division – Boston Chapter, Gold Star Wives of America, and the Warren Senior Citizens.
She was the beloved mother of Timothee J. (Bernadette) Maynard, Donald C. (Eloise) Maynard, Michael H. Maynard and Jacqueline T. ( John) Saviano. She leaves 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren; and she was a sister of Odelia “Dee” King. She was preceded in death by her brothers Manuel, Eugene, Ernest, John and Edmond Tavares.
Arrangements were with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services. Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 2 in St. Alexander’s Church. Burial was private. Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post #11, Womens Auxiliary League Warren, PO Box 293, Warren, RI 02885.