Carole Duff (Potter) Cargill, 81, of Assonet, MA passed away at Charlton Memorial Hospital on Thursday, April 21, 2022. She was the loving wife of Richmond Cargill for 26 years before her passing.
Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of the late Harold Potter and Virginia (Bartley) Lombardo. She was also the beloved step-daughter of the late Ralph Lombardo.
Carole was a communicant of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church where she sang in the choir for many years. She took great pride in being a descendent of Roger Williams and acted as the archivist for the Roger Williams Family Society. She was also a member of the St. Andrew’s Society of Rhode Island and the Robert Burns Federation. Carole enjoyed music, playing Bridge, and traveling on cruising vacations to the Caribbean with her beloved husband: Richmond. What she enjoyed most though was time with her family.
In addition to her husband Richmond, she is survived by her children; Steven Ricciardi (Carolyn), Joseph “J.R” Ricciardi (Carolyn), Virginia “Ginny” Smith (Robert), Ruthanne Farina (Michael); her grandchildren: William Ricciardi (Kerin), John Ricciardi (Allison), Drew Ricciardi, Alexandra Dutta (Surya), Lauren Smith, Michael Ricciardi, Michael Farina, Isabella Farina; her great grandchild: Kyle Ricciardi; her brothers: Anothony “Tony” Potter, Stephen Lombardo; and many extended family members and friends.
She was pre-deceased by her parents Harold and Virginia and her step-father Ralph. She was also pre-deceased by her brothers Ralph Lombardo, Jr. and David Lombardo.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, May 2, 2022 from 4:00 PM -7:00 PM at Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood Street, Bristol, RI. A funeral starting from Sansone will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 9:00 AM with a Requiem Eucharist Service at 10:00 AM at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 399 Hope Street, Bristol, RI. Burial will take place in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Johnston, RI.
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