Anita R. (Perreault) Jeffery

April 2, 1932 ~ February 27, 2022 (age 89)


Anita R. (Perreault) Jeffery, 89, of Riverview Drive, Charlestown, passed away on Sunday evening, February 27, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert Jasper Jeffery. Anita is survived by her two daughters, Dale A. Santiago of Charlestown, and Karen J. Silvestri of Florida. Three grandsons, Kyle Peter Santiago, Kurt Philip Santiago, and Troy Jeffery Portelance. Three great grandchildren, Scarlett Portelance Rooks, Briggs Rooks Portelance, and Kinsley Jasper Santiago. She was predeceased by a Beloved son, Stephen Yukon Jeffery 8-17-53 ~ 11-11-73, died in a motorcycle accident at age 20.

Mrs. Jeffery was born in Holyoke, MA on April 2, 1932, the daughter of the late George and Augustine (Beaujolais) Perreault. She was a retired employee of Greene Plastics, Beadery Div. of Hope Valley. Anita also drove a City Bus in New London Ct. back in the 70’s. She had the pleasure of giving a live podcast interview in September of 2021, sharing her bus driver stories on Hammer Lane Legends on Apple Podcasts titled: “Anita don’t play” Episode 79. 

Funeral services are private and under the direction of Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home & Crematory, 64 Friendship Street, Westerly.

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