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Bethany L. (Brooks) Paiva
June 30, 1962 ~ January 26, 2023 (age 60) 60 Years Old
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Bethany L. (Brooks) Paiva, 60. of North Smithfield, RI passed away peacefully at her home on January 26,2023. Born in Woonsocket on June 30, 1962, she was the daughter of Douglas Kershaw of Bristol and the late Nancy M. (Sanderson) Kershaw.
Bethany was a graduate of Johnson and Wales University and later St. Joseph's School of Nursing. She began working in the culinary field, then later worked as a nurse, and finally as a bus driver while raising her children.
Bethany enjoyed Jigsaw puzzles and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was very social, especially in her community at Colonial Village, where she ran their BINGO program.
Besides her father Douglas, she leaves her children, Elizabeth Fontaine of Wendell, NC, Ashley Perreault and her husband Shawn of Johnston, RI, Sarah-Beth Blackmar and her husband James of Riverside, RI, Samantha DeMaire and her husband Jacob of North Smithfield and Jonathan Paiva of Woonsocket, and her ten grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Miles Brooks
Arrangements are entrusted to the Keene-Brown Funeral Hom,e 445 Greenville Rd., North Smithfield, RI.
Calling hours will be held in the funeral home on Friday, February 3, 2023, from 4 - 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services and burial for Bethany will respectfully be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in loving memory of Bethany can be made to the North Smithfield Food Pantry.