Cherry Blossoms


May 9, 2020


COTNOIR, SHIRLEY V. (MATTESON) 91, of Paulette Drive, Coventry, passed away at the Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday, May 9, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond J. Cotnoir in 2011. A lifelong resident of Coventry, she was a daughter of the late John and Amy (Bonner) Matteson.


Shirley graduated from Coventry High School in 1947. She dedicated her life to raising her family.


She was the mother of Kimberly “Kim” Cotnoir and Melanie J. Douglass and her husband John, all of Coventry. Shirley was the grandmother of Ryan Medeiros and his wife Cheri, Garrett Douglass, Brady Douglass and the late Landon Medeiros. She was the great-grandmother or “Grammie” to Caleb, Cole, and Chase Medeiros. Shirley was the sister of Florence Lawrence of Coventry and the late John Matteson.


Due to the pandemic, a private Committal Service will be held at the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter. Arrangements are with the Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Rd., (Rte.3) Coventry., Visiting hours and flowers are respectfully omitted, memorial donations to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.

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