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Barbara Lois Valente

07/21/1929 - 08/09/2021


Obituary For Barbara Lois Valente

Barbara Lois (Sherman) Valente, 92, of Warren, RI, formerly of Beechwood Court, Warren, passed away, Monday, August 9, 2021, at Roger Williams Hospital, Providence. Born in Newport, RI, she was the daughter of the late Ellery and Ethel C. (Robertson) Sherman. Mrs. Valente had worked as a secretary at Roger Williams Hospital in the dietary department, retiring in 1975. She enjoyed knitting, sewing and beading. She loved to knit hats and mittens for Connies Kids Knitting Club. Mrs. Valente was a huge Elvis fan. She is survived by two sons, Joseph J. Fillipino and his wife Patricia of Warren, RI, and James Couitt and his wife Shirley of Lake Havasu City, AZ, a daughter, Barbara C. Thompson of Tiverton, RI, a brother, Bradford Sherman of Middletown, RI, a sister, C. Roberta Chandler of West Warwick, RI, seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and one niece. She was the mother of the late Thomas P. Fillipino and sister of the late Bruce Sherman and Beverly D. Valois. Funeral services and burial are private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, 565 Ashford Center Road, Ashford, CT, 06278. Arrangements are by Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren. Information/On-Line condolences please visit-

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  • 08/14/2021

    Joe Flip, Sorry for your loss. Take comfort by recalling your memories of your mom. Ed Owens

  • 08/13/2021

    Joe & Pat so sorry for your loss. ❤️😘 Kelly &Dee

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  • 08/12/2021

    Great Person, I'm so great full I was able to have met Barbara. Mario

  • 08/12/2021

    Please accept our condolences on the passing of Mrs. Valente. It was an honor to know such an amazing woman. She will truly be missed. You're family is in our thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy from the Baillargeon Family.

  • 08/12/2021

    Sadly another dear friend lost this year. Barbara was the nicest person I have met not only to me but my Mom who also passed away in 2020. Fly with the Angels and prayers for the family.

  • 08/12/2021

    Our deepest sympathy to Barbara's family, she was such a special person. She was my mother's best friend for many years and was always there for her and our family. We still have our handmade wedding gift hanging on our wall.. Now they can crochet once again in heaven together. Danny and Missy Pattie

  • 08/11/2021

    I met Barbara at the Warren Senior Center, and enjoyed her company. She was a lovely lady.

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