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December 27, 2021


MATTESON, DOROTHY V. (LAWRENCE) 92, of Coventry, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, December 27, 2021. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Gordon E. Matteson in 2019.  Born in West Warwick, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Marianna (Medeiros) Lawrence.


Dorothy worked alongside her late husband Gordon, as an office manager, at the former Matteson’s Fuel Oil Company in Coventry, a business established by Gordon’s father. Dorothy was a communicant of Saints John & Paul Church, where for many years, she belonged to the Rosary Makers Guild of the Parish. She was known for creating artful Rosary Beads for many of the parishioners. Dorothy enjoyed sewing and also shopping.


She is survived by a daughter Gail M. MacIndoe and her husband William of Exeter, a granddaughter Danielle M. MacIndoe and her fiance’ Emre Kantarci, a brother James T. Lawrence, and many nieces & nephews. She was the sister of the late Joseph Lawrence, Edward Lawrence and Mary (Lawrence) Ribeiro.


Her funeral will be on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 10 am from the Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Rd., Coventry (Rte. 95, exit 6, Rte.3), with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in Saints John & Paul Church. Interment will be in Plainland Cemetery in Coventry. Visiting hours are Sunday 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. iannottifh.com


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January 2, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT
2000 Nooseneck Hill Rd.
Coventry, RI 02816

Mass of Christian Burial
January 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Saints John & Paul Church, Coventry, RI

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