Laura Jennings

Laura (Souza) Jennings passed away at Briarcliffe Manor in Johnston, Rhode Island on the morning of Thursday March 27th. She was 83 years old. She was the wife of Robert Jennings of Cranston, Rhode Island. Besides her husband, she is survived by her four daughters Lorene Barbour, Linda Arruda, Dana Kirkland and Kristine Joseph. She was the mother of the late Robert J. Jennings. She was the grandmother of Joseph Ardito, Brad Courtemanche, Jessica Campagnone, Miranda Kirkland, Steven Joseph, Vanessa Jennings, Tami Moretti Bitar, Dani Bradford, Andi Gareau, the late Robert J. Jennings and great-grandmother of Ashley and Alexia Ardito and Andriana Courtemanche. She worked and retired from Colibri Jewelers in Cranston, Rhode Island. Laura dedicated her whole life to being a loving wife to her husband and a loving mother to her children. Laura inspired many and was loved by all of her family and friends. In her down time she loved to spend it crocheting and reading. Her absolute passion was cooking. Laura was a wonderfully warm hearted person that humbly took time and dedication in all she said and did throughout her life. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Visitation will be held on Tuesday morning prior to the service beginning at 9:00am. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery Johnston, Rhode Island.

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Renee Kruzona - 03/30/2014

I am so sorry for all of you. Your mom was a kind person. I spent many an afternoon at your house, hanging with Krissy. I know you will all miss her and I know she will watch all of you always.

Paula and Gary Lindsay - 03/31/2014

Rest in Peace Auntie Laura.

Lori Lovelace - 03/31/2014

Lorene & Family, So very saddened to hear of your loss. May you find solace in your fondest memories and peace in your heart. Lori, Rey, Rey and Elise Lovelace

Maria Foley - 03/31/2014

Krissy, my deepest condolences to you and your family. I remember your mom as being such a kind, caring and sweet woman. It was always nice spending time at your house growing up. She always welcomed me with a smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless you.

Mary Pollard - 03/31/2014

Dear Lorene and family,
My deepest sympathy to all of you on the loss off your mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time of sorrow.

Ken & Candy Gauvin - 03/31/2014

Lorene, It's been a long time!! So sorry to hear about your mom, she was a nice lady. I remember her from Head Start. Ken say's he knew your family, and your brother from Wilson St., where Ken grew up. We are still on Potter St., Crans., all these year's!!I think of your mom & dad, as I drive down Molter St., where my work is. Again, we are sorry for your loss.

Marie Melucci - 03/31/2014

On behalf of the Melucci Family, I send our condolences to your family. Laura was a superb individual. All the Jennings were always available to lend a helping hand. May you find peace in this time of sorrow.

John & Barbara D'Arezzo-4/1/14 - 04/01/2014

Our thoughts and sympathy are with you at this time.

Mr and Mrs. Tom Hoppe - 04/01/2014

We are so sorry for your loss. She'll be loved and missed always.

Donna Fugere - 04/01/2014

Linda and Brad....I'm sorry for your loss...I know how much your mother and grandmother meant to you. May the angels help you threw this difficult time and I know your Mom/Grandmother is and always will be with you. To the whole family, my heart felt condolences.

Kathi Eckrote - 04/01/2014

So sorry to hear about Aunty Laura. She will be missed dearly. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love and miss you all. Kathi (Aunty Dora's daughter)

Denise Gierszon-King & Family - 04/02/2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of sadness.
With deepest sympathy and love,
Denise & Family

Linda her daughter n my Best Friend - 04/02/2014

Mommy You you are not suffering anymore. I will miss all the fun times we shared while I was growing up and as I grew to be an adult. You helped me with Brad so many times when I had to work... You will be MISSED but ALWAYS IN MY HEART... I am Happy Andrian got to meet you and had you in her life a short time.. Mommy im sending you hugz and kisses always.. I know you are with me all the time.. I feel your presents... am happy with that.... WE LOVE YOU ALWAYS MOMMY to the Moon forever from me, Brad and Andriana and Samantha..

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