Donna Lee (Mainville) Allard passed away peacefully on June 21, 2020 with her sisters by her side at Hope Health Hospice and Palliative Care, Providence, RI after a short illness. She was born July 6, 1955, in Woonsocket, RI, to her beloved parents, the late Norman “Trigger” H. and Mary L. (Liest) Mainville. She married Robert L. Allard, Sr. in September 1986 to whom she was dedicated until his death in 2017. Donna lived the majority of her life in Burrillville. She graduated from Burrillville High School in 1973 and Rochester, NY Dental Assistants School. She also attended CCRI. Donna enjoyed her work and was a dedicated dental assistant for 40 years. Donna enjoyed reading, doing crafts, gardening, shopping, and visiting Martha's Vineyard, MA and South Carolina. She also belonged to St. Theresa’s Church in Nasonville and was a member of the Nasonville Fire Department Auxiliary. Donna had a generous and loving nature, always willing to help others. She loved her family immensely. Surviving Children: Cheryl Mackey and husband Robert, Woonsocket, RI Christopher Allard, Cumberland, RI Robert Allard, Jr., Killingly, CT Erick Allard, North Smithfield, RI Lynn Allard, Lee, ME Grandchildren: Shaynah Mackey Hailey Mackey Steffen Mackey Cydney Mackey Ryan Gomes Kareena Allard Harrison Allard Hunter Allard Hayden Allard Ethan Allard Nicholas Allard 6 Great Grandchildren Surviving Siblings Norman “Chuck” Mainville and wife Barbara, Apollo Beach, FL John Michael Karmozyn Jr, Brother in law, N Palm Beach, FL Christine Cournoyer and husband Wayne, Uxbridge, MA Thomas Mainville, Harrisville RI John Mainville and wife Catherine, Boynton Beach, FL Debra Mainville, Weatogue, CT Nieces and Nephews Norman “Chip” Mainville Mary Lu Rondeau Laura Mainville Hoppe Amanda Burr Bethany Gardner Christine Rondeau Tenessa Karmozyn, Goddaughter Tamber Taskonak Richard Peck II Steven Cournoyer Alicia Cournoyer Benjamin Mainville Robert Mainville, Godson David Mainville Christopher Holland Numerous Great Nieces and Nephews Donna’s dog “Boo”Berry was her everything. Donna will also be missed by her lifelong friends Debby Bernard, N Providence, RI and Yvonne Sloan, Tega Cay, South Carolina. Preceded in death by her husband of 31 years Robert L.Allard and her sister Mary Margaret (Mainville) Karmozyn. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Donna's honor be made to: Animal Rescue Next Stop Forever Inc. https://www.nextstophome.org/ OR Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center https://www.hopehealthco.org/hopehealth-hulitar-hospice-center/ 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904. A Christian mass in celebration of Donna’s life will be held on their 34th Wedding Anniversary, Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 10:00am, St Theresa’s Church in Nasonville, RI. Burial will be private.
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