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Susan E. Almeida

01/31/1953 - 01/23/2021


Obituary For Susan E. Almeida

Susan E. (Rhynard) Almeida, 67, of Bristol, RI, died, Saturday, January 23, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence.

She was the wife of 38 years to Robert M. Almeida.

Born in Attleboro, MA, she was the daughter of the late Charles K. and Florence Loretta (Ellis) Rhynard.

Mrs. Almeida had worked as a line assigner at Verizon for many years. After her retirement she went on to earn her CNA and Med Tech Certificates.

She and her husband enjoyed going out to eat, skydiving in Newport and staying home watching a movie.

She loved her grandchildren very much and was very proud of them.

She had a great love of horses and had earned many equestrian ribbons. She also enjoyed to collect Antique Tea Cups.

She was a member of New Hope Christian Church, where she was involved in many activities and volunteered every week. The Pastor of New Hope Christian Church, Rev. David Therrien, published many books. Infact, there was an acknowledgement in one of his books that read, A huge Thank You to Sue Almeida who worked diligently and tirelessly to take this book from an audio file and put it into print. I and all who read, thank you Sue. Mrs. Almeida enjoyed talking to everyone. No matter if you were a relative, friend, or stranger, she was there for you unconditionally. She was a remarkable loving and giving person to all.

Besides her husband, she is survived a son, Kenneth R. Domingues and his wife Lisa of Knoxville, TN, a daughter, Angela M. Boulay of North Providence, RI, a brother, Charles Rhynard of St. Petersburg, FL, three sisters, Linda Rhynard of Bristol, RI, Laurie Matrone of Tiverton, RI, and Cynthia Panzarella of Warren, RI, seven grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services and burial will be private.

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Arrangements are by Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, RI.

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  • So sorry to hear of Sueâ??s passing, Bob. Fondly remember spending time through NECA and NCC. Love and prayers to you and your family. â?¤ï¸?ð???Brian & Beth Gilpin

  • Bob, we were so shocked to hear of Sue's passing and can only remember what a sweet and precious person and sister in the Lord that she was. It has been a long time since we have seen you, and hope that we can meet again some time soon. In the mean time we will keep you, Kenny, Jason and your entire family in prayer for God's comfort and consolation. We love you brother. Len & Peggy Boulay

  • My deepest sympathies to all. I saw Sue every Tuesday working at New Hope. She would alway come in to say hi and ask how I was and she always left saying I love you ladies on her way out. I will miss her caring loving heart. I know her back will no longer hurt her. She can dance dance dance! Love to you all Micki Gagne

  • Love and prayers Linda, Chuck, Laurie and Cindy. Our thoughts are with you , Bob and family , Susan will be deeply missed . Sending heartfelt sympathy, with love, Mark & Catherine

  • We are so sorry to hear of the loss to your family. We knew Sue and Bob from Grace Gospel Church. We shared a lot of laughs. Sue had such a big heart. She was also an accomplished equestrian. I have watched her several times. The world will be sadder without Sue, but the heavens will rejoice! A wonderful soul has entered Heaven!! Hugs to Linda, Bob, and familyâ??s.

  • With love and heartfelt sympathy for Susan's husband Bob, their children and her siblings, my cousins Linda, Chuck, Laurie and Cindy

  • RIP Sue you were a great neighbor...My sincere sympathy goes out to her husband Bob and family...She was a very nice person an will be miss..Sue say hello to my Husband Manny for me...RIP

  • With our deepest love and condolences to Bob and family, my cousin's Linda, Chuck, Laurie and Cindy. Words can't express the shock and sorrow at the loss of my cousin. RIP Sue

  • So sorry Bob and family, Susan was a wonderful person.Saying good bye is very hard.May you find peace in these difficult times.God Bless my friend.

  • I am so grieved to know she has left us. I am praying for Bob, Kenny, Jason, Linda, Laurie, Cindy, and all the family members I have not met. My love and prayers to you all.

  • Bob and family, Please accept my deepest condolences. May your many happy memories of her bring you comfort and peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • So sorry to hear of the sudden lose of Sue. My dear friend since high school and beyond - she will be missed deeply. Thoughts and prayers with Bob and her family. -Marilyn (Principe) Spicer

  • Bob, Linda, Laurie, Cindy, and family, I'm so saddened to hear of Sue's passing. She was one in a million and I'll always treasure the times we laughed together and the time that you took Kerri in and helped her through a difficult time in our lives. She made a tremendous impact on so many. Our prayers for comfort are with you. We'll look forward to the realization of our Savior's promise that we will all be together again! Love, Karen & Steve Martel

  • Kenny, Jason, Bob and family. Bob and I are so sorry to hear about Susanâ??s passing. She was a great lady, mother and wife. Our prayers are with all of you. She is resting now in the arms of our Lord and Savior. Godâ?? s peace and comfort be upon all of you in the days to come. Kenny if you need anything you let us know. We love you.

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