Arvella Marie Washington
Arvella Marie Washington of St. Petersburg, Florida, formerly of East Providence, RI, passed away on July 31, 2022, at the age of 100 at her granddaughter’s home with her family beside her. She was the wife of the late Robert G Washington, with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. Arvella was born in Washburn Me on July 18, 1922, to the late Burt and Addie (Crouse) Conley. Arvella was predeceased in death by her siblings: Muriel, Herschel, George, Eva, Berla, Glenna, Carroll, Earline, and Gerald. Also, her grandson James W Garro 3rd. She leaves behind one sister, Kathleen Undergust of Washburn, Maine, and her four children, Carole Brown of East Providence, RI, Dianne (Rev. Curtis) Osburn of St. Petersburg, Florida, Beverly Golec of Killeen, Tx, and Robert (Teri) Washington of Alva, Florida. She cherished her grandchildren: Tammy, Elmer (Bud), Gregory, Derek, Amir, Ramona, Rueben, Sonja, Toni, Ranelle, Sherri, Kristina, and Jeremy. She also leaves many great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and two sisters-in-law that she also cherished. She loved the Lord and would pray loudly, calling each person’s name. Arvella will not only be missed by her family but by her church family and special friend Betty Briscoe whom she took in as her daughter. Special thanks to the Orange team at Empath Suncoast Hospice of St. Petersburg, Florida, and Hope Health Hospice of Providence, RI, for their help and caring for her. Memorial Service will be held at Liberty Christian Center church, 159 Winthrop St. Taunton, Ma. on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at 11:00 am Also at Dominion Worship Center COG, 4016 12th Ave S St. Petersburg, Florida (to be determined at a later time)
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