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Olympia E. "Elda (Mottola) Kermack

August 23, 1915 ~ July 29, 2019 (age 103)


Olympia E. “Elda” Kermack, 103, resident of Pascoag, RI, passed away July 29, 2019, at the Overlook Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late John A. Kermack. Born in Thornton, RI, a daughter of the late Anthony & Teresa (Fortini) Mottola. Elda worked for the Zambarano Memorial Hospital as a nurse’s aide for 12 years, previously working in area textiles. After working at Zambarano, she was an aide at the Overlook Nursing Home. She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Dugas and her husband Francis of Charlestown, SC and Sharon Learn of Tinton Falls, NJ and her husband Richard of West Chester, PA, 5 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Anthony, Edward and John Mottola, and her sisters, Angelina “Angie” Pagliarini, Mabel Mottola, Anna Madancy, Florida “Freda” Williams, Carmella “Mella” Gosselin, Elvira “Vera” McCormick and Theresa Sherman. Her funeral will be held Saturday at 9 AM from the Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Hwy., Oakland with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM in St. Joseph’s Church, Sayles Ave., Pascoag. Burial in Forestvale Cemetery in Hudson, MA will be private. Calling hours are prior to the Mass from 9-10:30 AM in the funeral home.

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August 3, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Brown Funeral Home
1496 Victory Highway
Oakland, RI 02858

Mass of Christian Burial
August 3, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Josephs Church (Sayles Ave)

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