Annie Derrig

Annie Derrig

Tuesday, May 1st, 1928 Sunday, January 5th, 2020

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Obituary for Annie M Derrig (Gebski)

Swansea – Annie M. (Gebski) Derrig, 91 of Swansea, MA, died Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Clifton Rehabilitation Nursing Center in Somerset, MA.

She was the wife of the late William F. Derrig.

She was born in Warren, RI, a daughter of the late Frank L. and Anna (Galanska) Gebski.

Mrs. Derrig was a resident of Swansea for more than 65 years. She was a parishioner at the former St. Michael’s Church in Ocean Grove (now St. Francis of Assisi) for many years.

Annie was a homemaker. She loved to cook and work in her garden, and enjoyed camping at Horseneck Beach.

She is survived by her children: Patricia A. Fernandes of Fort Worth, TX; Martin P. Derrig and his wife Ellen of Stewartsville, NJ; Anne M. Derrig, of Vernon, CT; Donna M. Papineau and her husband Lou of Warwick, RI.

She was also the mother of the late Paul W. Derrig.

She was the grandmother of Jennifer Stephenson, Lauren Engel, Adam Papineau and Jesse Papineau.

She was also the great grandmother of Madison, Avery, and Colton Engel, and Hayden Stephenson.

Annie is survived by her brother, Lester Gebski of North Attleboro, MA, and was the sister of the late Peter Gebski, Frances Gebski, Mae Martin, and Stella Pryzibilla.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 10:00 am at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 530 Gardners Neck Rd., Swansea, MA. Burial will follow at St. Patrick's Cemetery, 2233 Robeson St., Fall River, MA.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted.

Arrangements by SMITH FUNERAL and MEMORIAL SERVICES, Warren, RI.

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    January 9, 2020 | 10:00am
    St. Francis of Assisi Church
    530 Gardners Neck Road
    Swansea, Massachusetts
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    January 9, 2020
  • Interment

    January 9, 2020 | 11:30am
    St Patrick's Cemetery
    2233 Robeson Street
    Fall River, Massachusetts
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    January 9, 2020

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Rick,Karen and Natalie Earhart sent flowers to the family of Annie M Derrig (Gebski).
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Lou and Family,
So sorry to hear about the death of your mother (in-law). May her life well lived provide you with peace and comfort during this difficult time.
With Sympathy
Pam Miech @WAR
Comment | Posted at 01:25pm via Condolence

Rick,Karen and Natalie Earhart

To Pat and family . You all are in our thoughts and prayers we love you
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Ellen Derrig

Anne, Donna, Pat and Marty,
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your Mom was a wise and loving person who I will forever cherish in memory.
Love Ellen
Comment | Posted at 05:40pm via Condolence

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Marty, Anne, Donna & Pat - Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you mourn the passing of your mom. May peace, prayers and blessings be with you.
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