Blandine B. Murray , 91, Tiverton


Blandine B. (Matecki) Murray, 91, of Tiverton, passed away Friday, April 10, 2013, at St. Anne’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late Edward Murray.

Born in Nashville, Ill., she was a daughter of the late Michael and Constance (Kitowski) Matecki.

Mrs. Murray worked as a seamstress for the former Chesterfield Needlecraft for many years, retiring in 1984.  She was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, now U.N.I.T.E.

She was a communicant of Holy Ghost Church and a member of their Women’s Guild.

She is survived by a daughter, Theresa C. Murray of Tiverton; a sister, Martha Stern of Nashville, Ill.; a brother, Paul Matecki of St. Louis, Mo.; two grandchildren, Veronica Moore (husband David) and Marc Davis; and many nieces and nephews.  She was the mother of the late Edward Murray, Jr., and sister of the late Esther Liszewski (her twin), Caroline Barczewski, Irene Bochantin, Emilia Matecki, Helen Matecki, Clementine Matecki, Clara Matecki, Marion Matecki, John Matecki, Adam Matecki and Charles Matecki.

Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the OLIVEIRA FUNERAL HOME, 2064 South Main St., Fall River, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Holy Ghost Church.  Interment in Notre Dame Cemetery.  Calling hours Monday 5 – 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Rhode Island PBS, 50 Park Lane, Providence, RI  02907 or Potter League for Animals 87 Oliphant Lane Middletown, RI  02842.


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