SWANSEA, MA – Theresa J. (Willette) Higginbottom, 79, of Swansea, MA, died Thursday, December 17, 2009, at her residence in Swansea. Born in Ware, MA, the daughter of the late Warren and Irene (Carron) Willette, she was the wife of the late Fred L. Higginbottom.
Mrs. Higginbottom owned and operated Brides of Boston in Warwick, RI, for over ten years. She was a member of Christ Church in Swansea.
She is survived by three daughters, Gail Hall of Coral Springs, FL, Jean Ann Higginbottom of Swansea, and Sherry Higginbottom of Warren, RI; two sons, Stephen Higginbottom of Touisset, RI, and Jeffrey Higginbottom of Swansea; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Martha, Loucille and Estelle; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service for Mrs. Higginbottom will be held Tuesday, December 22, 2009, at 11:00am in Christ Church, 57 Main Street, Swansea. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours will be omitted. All arrangements have entrusted to the HATHAWAY COMMUNITY HOME for FUNERALS, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset, MA. To LIGHT A CANDLE, SIGN THE MEMORIAL REGISTER, consult THE GRIEF LIBRARY, or obtain FACILITY DIRECTIONS, please log on to www.hathawayfunerals.com., or telephone 508/672-3572.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, 502 Bedford St., Fall River, MA 02720.