Archive - Oct 2010
Joseph B. Giles
WOONSOCKET- Joseph B. Giles, 30, of Rutland St., died Friday, October 22, 2010 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Jose and Susan (Harpin) Giles of Glendale and Rachel and Hector Hernandez of Framingham, MA.
Idola F. Beaudoin
MILLVILLE- Idola F. "Dell" Beaudoin 79, of Hope St. died Friday at the Westborough Health Care Center.
Born November 5, 1930 in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Dorila J. and Aurore (Desrosiers) Forcier.
Dell worked for the former Almacs Supermarket as a meat wrapper for over thirty two years before retiring in 1990.
Ernest P. Stockton
Ernest P. Stockton
BELLINGHAM- Ernest P. "Ernie" Stockton, 63, of Bellingham, passed away on Friday, October 22, 2010 at home. He was the beloved husband for 40 years of Marie M. "Kelly" (Kahlenbeck) Stockton.
Born on June 28, 1947 in O'Leary, P.E. I., Canada, he was the son of the late Roland and Isabelle (Palmer) Stockton.
William L. Krapohl
BELLINGHAM- William L. Krapohl, 83, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at home with family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 55 years of Jean A. (Hooper) Krapohl.
Born in Dedham, MA on February 12, 1927, he was the son of the late William H. and Helen (Francke) Krapohl.
WOONSOCKET â€” President Barak Obama told about three dozen employees of American Cord and Webbing that, â€śItâ€™s small businesses like this one, after all, that are the bricks and blocks, the cord and webbing, if you will, of our economy.â€ť
After taking a brief tour of the plant in the Highland Corporate Park, Obama boasted that his administration, with the help of Congress has passed 16 different tax cuts for small businesses in the last two years.â€ť
EAST WINTHROP, MAINE--With his family by his side, Russell Charles Cotnoir, Sr., 77 of East Winthrop, Maine, passed away October 24, 2010 at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Woonsocket, RI, son of Emile and Anna (Marks) Cotnoir.
Russell married Sylvia Edna Ricard of Woonsocket, RI on September 3, 1955 and they recently celebrated their 55th anniversary. They moved to Kents Hill, ME in 1968 and settled in East Winthrop in 2003.
Kevin R. McCormick
HARRISVILLE Kevin R. McCormick, 35, of Maple Dr., died Oct. 24, 2010 at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Born July 26, 1975 in Woonsocket, a son of James H. Mac and Lorraine (Lapierre) McCormick, III of Harrisville.
Kevin worked as a kitchen aide for the Homestead Group in Woonsocket, Wendys Restaurant in Lincoln and the North Smithfield Middle School.
Evelyn Whalen Downing
MACHIAS PORT ME- Evelyn Whalen (Kirschbaum) Downing died September 17, 2010 in Lubec. Evelyn was the daughter of Rev. William Guest Kirschbaum and Jeanne Edme (Poitevin) Kirschbaum.
Born June 19, 1924 in Eastport where her father was pastor at Central Congregational Church.
She traveled where her father's calling took the family, including sojourns on islands served at that time by the Maine Seacoast Mission, notably Muscongus and Matinicus.
Daniel R. Whalen
PRUDENCE ISLAND- Daniel R. Whalen, of Prudence Island and Harborview in Newport, passed away after an illness. His wife, Anke, passed away in 1995.
Dan was born in Millville, MA, the son of the late Philip F. and Catherine (Flynn) Whalen. He attended Mt. St. Charles Academy, the College of the Holy Cross and the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was a Navy veteran of World War II in the South Pacific theatre. Dan and four of his brothers served their country during the war. Although three of them were wounded, they all returned safely.
William F. Collins Jr.
SWANSEA- William F. Collins Jr., 76, of Swansea, formerly of Milford, died Thursday, October 21, 2010 in his home. He was the husband of Dorinda (Rodrigues) Collins. He was the husband of the late Loretta (Tusino) Collins who died in 1993.
He was born in Woonsocket RI, son of the late William and Helen (Trudeau) Collins Sr., living in Milford before moving to Swansea in 1992.