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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 11-27-2019

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CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | NOVEMBER 27-DECEMBER 4, 2019 OBITUARIES 27 Gail Evelyn Cupp Gail Evelyn Cupp, 83, of Cumberland and longtime resident of Attleboro, Mass., passed away peace- fully on Nov. 15, sur- rounded by her two children. Gail was married to the love of her life, the late James Bruce Cupp, for over 60 years. Born in Worcester, Mass., on Aug. 24, 1936, Gail was a daughter of the late Edwin Charles and Ruth Evelyn (Grenon) Haynes and sister to the late Ross Edwin Haynes. Gail grew up in Pawtucket and graduated from East High School in 1954. Gail joined the workforce shortly thereafter, eventually focusing on insur- ance at Pawtucket Mutual and then Attleboro Mutual. With the birth of her two children, Gail elected to remain home to care for them throughout their childhood, switching her working days to weekends at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Gail eventually returned to the insurance business working many years for Keyes Graham Insurance Agency until retiring in 1992 to care for her four grandchildren. Gail was truly a champion for her husband, children and grandchildren – family remained the singular focus and love of her life. Gail is survived by her two grate- ful children and their spouses: Sharyn (Cupp) LaClair and husband, Michael, of North Attleboro, Mass., and Jason Cupp and wife, Patricia, of Cumberland, and one dear sib- ling, Patricia Alice (Haynes) Teixeira, and husband, Manuel Teixeira, of Cumberland. She is also the incred- ibly loved "Grammy Gail" to her four grandchildren: Zachary and Zoe LaClair and Meghan and Mitchell Cupp. A funeral service was held at the First Congregational (Old Town) Church, 675 Old Post Road, North Attleboro, Mass., on Nov. 23. Burial followed at Slatersville Cemetery where she will eternally rest beside her beloved "Cuppie." To sign an online guestbook for Gail, visit . Conrad C. Heffernan CUMBERLAND – Conrad C. Heffernan, 76, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with his fam- ily by his side, Nov. 21. He was the beloved husband of Jo-Ann (Smith) Heffernan. Born in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Frank and Rosella (Costigan) Heffernan. Conrad was an accountant for many years before retiring. He and his wife spent many summers at their home in Green Hill Beach. Conrad loved tennis, nature and his cat. He was the brother of the late Joan Costa, Ronnie Heffernan, and Lynn Coffey. A private Mass of Christian Burial was held at Saint Joseph Church, 1303 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Arrangements are by O'Neill Funeral Home, Cumberland. Visit . Ann M. Schaffer Ann M. (Gallagher) Schaffer, 90, of Manville, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of Paul A. Schaffer and they had been married for the past 56 years. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Marie (Servant) Gallagher. She resided in Manville, for over 30 years, previously residing in Cumberland. Mrs. Schaffer was employed by Market Basket in Bellingham for a time and was previously employed by Union Wadding for over 30 years. She was also employed by Nyman Manufacturing in East Providence for many years. In addition to her husband, she leaves her three daughters, Patricia Briggs of Memphis, MO, Deborah Schaffer of Cumberland and Paula M. Schaffer of Cumberland; her sister, Beverly Plouff of South Carolina; her nephew Robert Plouff and his wife Colleen of North Providence. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to Ann's Life Celebration to be held with visiting hours on Friday, Nov. 29, from 5 to 8 p.m., in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer's Association - Rhode Island Chapter, 245 Waterman St #306, Providence, RI 02906. Online memorial: jjduffyfuneral- . CUPP SCHAFFER Do you like to read The Valley Breeze? Then please shop with our advertisers, and tell them 'I saw it in The Breeze!' In your time of need, The Valley Breeze will print your loved one's full obituary for a small charge. The paper also places the obituary on our web site,, as soon as it is provided to us by your family's funeral director. Notification to friends and neighbors is also made weekdays on WOON-AM radio announcements. Should you desire our services, kindly inform your funeral director. The full charge is $90, or $125 for lengthy obituaries, in the edition of your choice. You may place the obituary in any of our other editions for $50 each. Thank you. OBITUARIES 35 Reservoir Road Cumberland, RI 02864 "A non-denominational cemetery" Contact information George J. Lacouture 401-439-0376 DiamonD Hill Cemetery We realize how difficult it is to cope with the loss of a loved one and how especially difficult the holiday season can be. We feel it is fitting that we honor those we have cherished and are no longer with us. We do this by lighting our "Memorial Christmas Candle," in our funeral home during the holiday season in honor of those we have had the privilege to serve. Best Wishes f Joy and Peace We hope with this gesture, many will find comfort. (508) 883-9888 273 Wrentham Road Bellingham, MA WWW.COACHMENSLODGE.COM BEREAVEMENT LUNCHEONS Chicken Family Style or choose from a variety of other options Call for details. Monument Manufacturers INDOOR SHOWROOM Cemetery Lettering 91 Pawtucket Ave., Rumford 401-434-4064 Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. • Sat. 9 a.m.-Noon STANLEY GRANITE CO. O'Neill Funeral Home 3102 Mendon Rd., Cumberland 401.658.1155 John H. O'Neill, Funeral Director Honoring every family we serve We are grateful for the beautiful community we serve. Happy Thanksgiving

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