Rita (Hickey) Paine, age 97, formerly of Cranston, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020 at Riverview Health Care Community in Coventry. She was the wife of the late Royal F. Paine, Jr.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late William L. and Katherine M. (Pierce) Hickey, she lived in Warwick for many years, and later in the Bonnet Shores section of Narragansett and Cranston. She wintered in Florida for many years. Mrs. Paine was a supervisor in the Rhode Island Department of Human Services before her retirement in 1986. She was a member of the Bonnet Shores Beach Club. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by three daughters and a son, Cheryl Stasio of Cranston, Sharyn Paine of Marblehead, MA, Terry Paine of Coventry, and Judith Cicero (John) of Providence; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her eleven brothers and sisters.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, her funeral and burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, in memory of Rita, please be kind and do a good deed for someone.
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