Mrs. Jean M. (Blessington) Place, 87, of Milford MA and RI, died early Friday morning (October 14, 2016) at Maples Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Wrentham MA after a period of declining health. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter S. Place. Mrs. Place was born in Pascoag RI, the daughter of the late Thomas Blessington and the late Etta Mae (Mowry) Blessington Jacobs. She was a graduate of Pascoag High School. Mrs. Place resided in Califor- nia for most of her life where she was employed as a secretary for the State of California. Upon her retirement, she moved to Kingman AR where she resided with her late husband. She had been a resident of the Milford and RI area since 2003. The family would like to thank the staff at Maples Reha- bilitation Center for the wonderful and loving care afforded Jean during these last few years. She is survived by her cousins: Richard P. Rae of Milford MA, Julie Egan of NY, Richard Blessington of VA and John Blessington of CT. In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass was held on Tuesday (October 25th) at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Milford. Burial followed in Pascoag Cemetery in Harrisville RI. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, Milford MA. Visit www.edwardsmemorialfuneralhome.com for condolence book.