Mary B. Earnshaw

May 14, 1920April 13, 2018

Mary B. (Bizon) Earnshaw, 97, passed away peacefully on April 13, 2018 at Elmhurst Extended Care.

She was the beloved wife of the late Donald J. Earnshaw Sr.; daughter of the late Arthur and Winifrede (Gavin) Bizon; sister of the late Arthur and William Bizon. She is survived by her children, Catherine Dobish (Paul), Donald (Marcella), William, David, James and Timothy (Colleen) Earnshaw; her grandchildren Christopher (Amanda), Michael, Virginia and James and 5 great-grandchildren. She was a loving grandmother of the late Donald R. Earnshaw. Mary was a lifelong parishioner of the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and had been a member of the Ladies of St. Ann Sodality, Bouffard Council Knights of Columbus auxiliary and the International Catholic Deaf Association. She was a graduate of St. Xavier Academy, class of 1939. An excellent bowler, she participated in area leagues until age 92. Mary’s family is grateful for her caregivers on Cedar Winds South Unit at Elmhurst Extended Care. Visitation and funeral will be held Wednesday, 9:00-10:30 a.m. in the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 1081 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to McAuley Ministries, 622 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907.


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Burial Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Mary B. Earnshaw

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