Mary Bestwick, 87, Barrington



Mary (Andreozzi) Bestwick, 87, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013. She was the wife of the late John Bestwick. Born in Barrington, she was a daughter of the late Luigi S. and Maria (Pace) Andreozzi.

Mrs. Bestwick was a resident of Barrington for 85 years. She was a communicant of Holy Angels Church as well as a member of the Holy Angel’s Women’s Guild.

She is survived by her daughter, Joan Lemieux and her husband James of Swansea, Mass.; sister, Anna McKenna; grandchildren, Justin and Christian Lemieux and Michelle and Carrie Ann Bestwick; several nieces and nephews and her long time companion John Gomes. She was the mother of the late David J. Bestwick and sister of the late Theresa Andreozzi, Angie Amaral, Lillian Medeiros, Caroline Pirri, Genoeffa Chellel, and Leo, Anthony “Chick”, John and Louis Andreozzi.

Her funeral will be held on Thursday, June 27, at 9 a.m. from the WILBUR-ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 615 Main St., Warren, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Holy Angel’s Church, 341 Maple Ave., Barrington.

Burial will be in Maria del Campo Cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd., Ste. 1, East Providence.

Mary Bestwick


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