Obituary: Vivian E. Ericson, 85
She was a pharmacist at the former Koch's Pharmacy in EG and is survived by seven children.
Vivian E. Ericson, 85, a longtime resident of East Greenwich, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, January 2, 2013. She was the wife of the late Raymond E. Ericson.
Born in East Greenwich, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Mary (McGraw) Fauver. Mrs. Ericson was a graduate of the former Rhode Island College of Pharmacy. She was a pharmacist at the former Koch's Pharmacy in East Greenwich and subsequently Adams and Brooks Drugs in North Kingstown.
In her retirement years, she volunteered at East Greenwich Social Services, the First Lutheran Church Thrift Shop, Our Lady of Mercy Church Outreach Program and she delivered kosher meals on wheels.
She is survived by her seven children: Mary Barnes, Ann Ericson, John Ericson and his wife Catherine, Karen Cryan and her husband John, Elizabeth "Betsy" Charpentier and her husband David, James Ericson and Cathleen Butterfield; a brother, James Fauver; grandchildren: Melissa, Christopher, Stephanie, Emily, Heidi, Margaux, Julianna, Charlotte and Allison; and great granddaughter Adelyn. She was the sister of the late Herbert Fauver.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 65 Third St. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Calling hours: Sunday 4 to 6 p.m. at the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Home & Hospice Care of R.I. or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
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