Doris M. Tattersall

Tattersall, Doris M. 90, formerly of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Friday December 30, 2016 at Cherry Hill Manor Nursing Home in Johnston, RI. She was the wife of the late Gordon Tattersall and the late David Ward. Doris was born April 1, 1926 in Haverill, Massachusetts, and she was the daughter of Frank J. and Edith Beede and the sister of the late Marjorie Jenckes of Maine. Early on in her life the family moved to Rhode Island where Doris remained her entire life. She was a graduate of Central High School in Providence, RI. A few years after high school she married and started a family. Eventually, Doris began a secretarial career working for various law firms, RI School of Design and ending her career at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket, RI. Doris enjoyed life and always enjoyed being with her children, grand-children and great grand-children. She loved gardening out in the yard and knitting sweaters for the family. Doris is survived by her children, David Ward and his wife Jo-Ann from Bonita Springs, Florida, Lawrence Ward and his wife Cheryl from Jupiter, Florida and Carolyn Furman and her husband Harry from Fort Myers, Florida. In addition, she was the grandmother of Christine Ward of Florida, Laurie Daniels and her husband Brennan of Newport, RI, Keith Ward and his wife Melissa of New York, Heather MacComber-Skvarna of Mechanicsburg, PA and Jenny MacComber of Groton, CT. Doris was the proud great-grandmother of Juliana Daniels, Evyn and Hadyn Skvarna and Sophia and Benjamin MacComber. The family would like to thank the entire staff and especially the 3rd floor staff of Cherry Hill Manor Nursing Home for their care and caring of Doris during the last three years.

Services will be private.

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Ken & Barbara - 01/01/2017

Larry we will keep you and your family in our prayers.
We are so sorry for your loss.

Pat Dewey Giarrusso - 01/04/2017

Carolyn, I am so sorry for your loss. I know this is a voice from the past, but I do think of you often. Hoping to make it to Fort Myers later this winter and would love to catch up again. I will hold you and your family in my prayers.

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