DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : Edna O’Neill Mattson has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 24, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
I am deeply saddened to learn of Edna O’Neill Mattson’s passing. Throughout my time as chair of the Rhode Island Democratic Party Edna served as a close advisor and confidant. She was a fierce advocate while also providing a calming voice. 1/2
More importantly, Edna believed strongly in lifting up women in the Party.
At the 2012 DNC National Convention, Edna emerged from a national women’s caucus meeting and stopped me in the hallway to tell me that she stood up in the meeting to recognize me and 2/
— Stephanie Mandeville (@Steph_DeSilva) March 24, 2020
Our hearts ❤️ are heavy with the news that Edna O’Neill Mattson, the RI @DNC committeewoman, has passed away. You can read @RIDemParty @RIDemChair statement by clicking below. Godspeed, Edna.https://t.co/YJH289Df2x
— Bristol Democrats (@bristolridems) March 24, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.