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Mary Mccaskey-Plante

d. April 3, 2016

McCaskey-Plante, Mary "Gene" (Greer), 94, formerly of North Providence, died April 3, 2016 at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Eugene Plante and the late Patrick McCaskey. Born in Washington, D.C., she was a daughter of the late Charles and May (Mann) Greer.

After the death of her first husband, Mary worked in a flower shop for many years. Upon marrying Eugene, she furthered her education and became a Health and Physical Education teacher at North Providence High School until retiring.

Mary was an active parishioner of the former St. Lawrence Church, Centredale, where she was a lector, Eucharistic Minister, and sang in the choir. She also sang for the Providence Civic Chorale.

Mary, along with her husband Eugene, belonged to the Secular Order of Carmelites in Barrington. She also volunteered at the Fruit Hill Day Care and the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary and belonged to the North Providence Senior Center. She was a watercolor artist and prolific knitter.

She is survived by two daughters, Maryanne Brindamour and Margaret Miller, six stepdaughters, Lucille Lambert, Theresa Plante, Claudette Sunty, Jeannine Rainbolt, Denise Russell, and Jacqueline Armitage, 22 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and a sister, Rebecca Greer. She was predeceased by five brothers. She was greatly loved and will be sadly missed by both relatives and those whose lives she touched throughout her entire life.

Her funeral will be held Thursday at 9 am from the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Thomas Church, 65 Fruit Hill Ave., Providence. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery. Calling hours Wednesday 4-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Antoine Residence, 10 Rhodes Ave., North Smithfield, RI 02896.

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