Jeannette L. (David) Shaheen, 102, of Mendon, died Monday, June 17, 2013 in the Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford. She was the wife of the late Albert J. Shaheen, who died in 2000. Mrs. Shaheen was a longtime member of the Trinity Episcopal Church and that Church's Women's Guild. She was Mendon's oldest resident. She enjoyed Middle Eastern cooking and was known for her hospitality. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting and knitted for the Prison Fellowship Ministry for many years. Jeannette read, spoke and wrote Ancient Arabic and served as an interpreter. She was born August 5, 1910, in Central Falls, RI, daughter of the late Michael (Eirouth) David and Nabeha (Barrakat) David. She had been a resident of Pawtucket, RI before moving to Mendon in 1968. She is survived by one son, Dennis S. and his wife, Jean Shaheen and one daughter Beverly N. Shaheen all of Mendon, 5 grandchildren, Michelle Shaheen, LoriAnn Shaheen, Jessica Shaheen, Deborah Flanagan, and Danielle Shaheen, who were the light of her life; 5 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life with Eucharist will be held Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10 AM in Trinity Episcopal Church, 17 Congress St. Milford. Visiting hours will be held Friday, June 21, 2013 from 8:30-10:00 AM, prior to the funeral service at the church. Interment will follow in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, 200 Armistice Blvd. Pawtucket, RI. Arrangements are under the direction of the Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home, Milford. www.bumafuneralhome.com
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Published in Milford Daily News on June 18, 2013
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