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PAWTUCKET: Germaine Patenaude Kotlarski, 98, passed on June 2nd. She was the wife of the late Arthur E. Patenaude and Joseph Kotlarski.
Born in Canada, she was the daughter of the late Firman and Merilda (Beaudoin) Boudreau.
She had been employed by various textile Mills in the Pawtucket area before retiring.
Germaine was a former member of the Notre Dame Womenâ€™s Club, the Royal Travelers.
She is survived by two sons, Arthur A. Patenaude and his wife Rita, and Robert A. Patenaude and his wife Pauline, two daughters, Pauline Girard and her husband Ronald, Annette Richard and her husband Lionel. She was the mother of the late Claire Corrigan. Germaine is also survived by step daughter, Gale Thornton and her husband John, a step son, Joseph Kotlarski, twelve grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren, three great - great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Arthur Boudreau, Annette Martel, Lea Marcoux, Estelle Swiech, Norman Boudreau, Lillian Dube and Raymond Boudreau.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11am in the Chapel of the St. Antoine Residence, 10 Rhodes Ave, North Smithfield, RI 02896. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery,
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