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Dolores Nancy (Palumbo) McClure

September 15, 2022

Dolores McClure Obituary

Dolores Nancy (Palumbo) McClure, 89, a lifelong resident of Warren, passed away on September 15, 2022.  She was the wife of Edwin “Bud” McClure.  

Born in Warren, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Edna Mae (Trombley) Palumbo. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children:  Norman Boudreau and his wife Barbara of Florida; Pamela Paulin and her husband Alfred of Warren; Jay Boudreau of West Warwick; Dennis Boudreau and his wife Donna of Florida; Barbara Palumbo and her husband Alan of Bristol; Kerri Sousa and her husband James of Warren.  She was the mother of the late Richard Boudreau, Bradley Boudreau and also leaves behind her daughter-in-law Karen Boudreau. She was the beloved Nonnie to Bryan, Melanie, Robyn, Nicole, Jeffrey, Samantha, Amber, Emily, Sean, Katherine, Christian and great grandmother of Brianna and Adam.  She was the sister of Ann Marie  Primiano and her husband Anthony of Warren; Cynthia Boyd and her husband Lee of New Hampshire and the late Pearl Sousa (Manuel) and Jaqueline Busse (Roy).

Mrs. McClure was a graduate of Warren High School and employed by Carr-Fullflex for 35 years before retiring.  She was a Den Leader Coach for the Boy Scouts of America and served as the Cheer Coordinator for Warren Pop Warner as well as the coach for the Warren High School Football Cheerleaders.  She was a member of the Warren Athletic Association and a former member of the Rebekahs and Eastern Stars Mt. Hope Chapter.  Mrs. McClure was known for her creative Halloween haunted houses and award winning crazy hats.  She was an avid Bingo player; incredible at crocheting and knitting; loved Italian cooking and was the #1 Minnesota Vikings fan. She was a talented musician playing the piano, organ and guitar. Above all else, her favorite thing was her family.

Calling hours will be held Saturday, September 24th, 8  – 10:00 AM at the George Lima Funeral Home, 367 High Street with a Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s Church, 330 Wood Street. Burial will follow in St. Jeans Baptiste Cemetery, Warren.

Memorial donations may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN  38105.


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Calling Hours
September 24, 2022

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
George C. Lima Funeral Home
367 High Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Mass of Christian Burial
September 24, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Mary's Church
330 Wood Street
Bristol, RI 02809

September 24, 2022

11:30 AM
St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery
Vernon Street
Warren, RI 02885


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