Beverly — Louise Arlene Paradis Rimari passed peacefully at Hunt Nursing and Rehab in Danvers, MA, on Tuesday, October 2, 2012.
Born on September 21st 1922 in Fall River, MA, to Elzear Paradis of Canada and Mary Finnerty of Fall River. She was the 3rd oldest of fine sisters, ‘Lil’ Vierling of Fall River, Claire Kelsey of Clinton, CT, Rita Bartley Braebant of Tiverton, RI, ‘Bud’ Chauvin of California & one brother, ‘Bob’ Paradis of Somerset, MA. She is survived by her sister ‘Del’ Sousa of Tiverton, RI.
A graduate of Durfee HS in Fall River, Louise met Victor Rimari, when he was stationed in Newport while serving in the Coast Guard. They met roller-skating, were married and moved to Victor's hometown of Beverly, MA.
Louise is survived by her three, children Roberta Rimari of Beverly, son Victor Rimari Jr and his wife Debby of outh Carolina, and her youngest daughter Ramona Rimari of California.
If you went to Edwards School in the late 70’s, chances are you may have known her as the ‘Lunch Lady.’ Louise was an avid bowler with an average of 165.
She was most well known for her wonderful hand- knitted items and her excellent Italian cooking. And especially for her meatballs, which no one will ever duplicate.
She will be missed greatly by her family, grandchildren Stephen Baglioni of Beverly, Dawn Latham and husband Mark of Newton NH, Briana and Loreen Bany and Hayden Sumrall all of California. She dearly loved her great-grandchildren Gianna Baglioni of Beverly, Michael Forgette of Gloucester, MA, Sara Wright of Newton, NH, and Jessica Sumrall of California as well as many nieces and nephews who spell their last name ‘Remare’.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Beverly, Friday, Oct. 5, at 11 am. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Campbell - Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly (North Beverly location), Thursday from 4-7 pm. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Beverly. In lieu of flowers, you may make any donations to Hunt Nursing and Rehab. Center, Residence Activities Program, 90 Lindall St., Danvers, MA 01923. Louise loved her bingo and we loved her. Information, directions and condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com