Yvonne C. Senecal, 98, passed away peacefully on February 2, 2023 at the Holiday Retirement Home in
Lincoln, RI. A lifelong resident of Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Linda
(Brousseau) Senecal. Following the death of her mother, Yvonne was lovingly adopted and raised by her
stepmother, the late Kathryn (Mallin) Senecal.
She is preceded in death by her beloved brothers Roland and William “Bill” Senecal.
A graduate of Woonsocket High School Class of 1942, Yvonne worked for the Woonsocket City Hall,
Elwinn Shoe Shop, and the former Lippitt Mills.
She was a life-long member, Eucharistic Minister and a CCD Coordinator at the Sacred Heart Church,
Her sister Dolores Martel will dearly miss her. Yvonne relished her role as godmother and aunt to her 12
nieces and nephews, and many grandnieces and grandnephews. Her love for her entire family and her
treasured fox terriers will be remembered by all.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Keene-Brown Funeral Home 445 Greenville Rd. North Smithfield.
Calling hours will be held on February 9, 2023, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Funeral Service will be February
10, 2023, at 9:00 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial at Divine Mercy Parish at St. Paul’s Church
Blackstone, MA at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery Blackstone, MA.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Yvonne can be made to Abundant Hope P.O Box 537
Attleboro, MA. 02703.
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