Joyce E. (Patterson) Bonenfant, 70, a longtime resident of West Warwick went home to her Lord on February 24, 2014. She passed away at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm A. and Edna G. (Gendron) Patterson.
Joyce enjoyed music, playing bingo and beading. She is survived by: her daughter Denise T. Arver of Coventry, her sister Gail E. Barr of Coventry; four grandchildren: Nicole Maguire, Jonna Gelinas, Ashley Marland and Josh Arver; two great-grandchildren: Rylie and Peyton Gelinas; a niece: Becky Kuhn and her nephew Brandon Barr. She is predeceased by her daughter Pat Marland and her brother, David Patterson. She will always be remembered by how much she loved her family.
Donations in her memory may be made to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904. At the request of the family, the services will be private.