Archive - Mar 2011
WOONSOCKET â€” In a move that is likely to trigger another round of litigation with union firefighters, the City Council last night unanimously approved Mayor Leo T. Fontaine's plan to impose a shift restructuring of the fire department that would all but wipe out its $1.2 million overtime budget.
Felice P. Manni
JOHNSTON- Felice P. (DiPietro) Manni, 74, of Johnston, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of Frank Manni. They were married for fifty-one years. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Jeanette (Scola) DiPietro. Felice was a telephone operator for the former New England Telephone Company for five years. She was later employed as a baker for the former Almac's Supermarkets for ten years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
BURRILLVILLE- Encarnation, Muriel A., 87, passed away on March 17, 2011 at Bayberry Commons in Burrillville. She was the wife of the late Roland J. Encarnation.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Alphonsine (Mandeville) Fontaine. She was a member of AWSCC, AARP, NARFE, RSVP and Parkview Social Club.
Before retiring in 1988 she worked for Finklesteins in Woonsocket, the Department of the Navy, the Selective Service and the Social Security Administration.
Dorothy M. Salome
SMITHFIELD- Dorothy M. (Creighton) Salome, 78, of Hunters Knoll, died Sunday, March 20, 2011 in Greenville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late George J. Salome, Sr.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Julia (Carey) Creighton.
Mrs. Salome was a Bookkeeper for ten years for the former Herb Harris Law Office, Providence.
Doris L. Terranova
BURRILLVILLE- Doris L. (Vadeboncoeur) Terranova, 92, died Thursday March 17, 2011 in Good Shepherd Hospice Center, Auburndale, FL. She was the wife of the late James F. Terranova Sr.
Born in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late Philias and Albina (Leclerc) Vadeboncoeur.
Doris lived in Mapleville and was a resident of Bayberry Commons before moving to Florida to be with her son.
Doris worked as a L.P.N. for Zambarano Hospital for 30 years retiring in 1970. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Good Help Church in Mapleville, and a member of AARP.
Maurice L. Harpin Sr.
MILLVILLE- Maurice L. Harpin Sr. 90, of Lincoln St. died Friday at Lydia Taft House. He was the husband of the late Dorothy D. (Cauthorn) Harpin.
Born in Woonsocket he was the son of the late Joseph and Fortunate (Langlois) Harpin.
Mr. Harpin founded Harpin Tire in the late 1940's. He was a facilities manager for Wrentham State School for over ten years and had previously worked for the Draper Corporation for twenty years. Mr Harpin was a member of the Millerville Men's Club and an avid gardener.
Suzanne T. Ezovski
MANVILLE - Suzanne T. (Tellier) Ezovski, 58, formerly of Manville, died Saturday, March 19, 2011.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Armand and Claire (Joly) Tellier, she had lived in Manville all her life.
She was a retail office worker and was a former proprietor of an antique store.
She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School, Central Falls.
BURRILLVILLE- Raymond E. Young III, 72, resident of Harrisville, passed away March 16, 2011 in Colchester CT.
Born in Woonsocket RI, he was the son of the late Raymond & Frances (Senkarik) Young.
Donald " Red " Houle
GLENDALE- Donald "Red" Houle , 74, of Waterfront Lane, died Friday March 18, 2011, with his family by his side.
He was the husband of Mary Ann ( Weseluk ) Houle.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Albert and Helen (Frechette) Houle.
He worked for New York Lunch, in the 1960's for several years, and also in construction for Tilcon Gammino, in Cranston, R.I. for 32 years.
He was United States Navy Veteran and also served in the National Guard.
He was a member of the Cumberland Beagle Club, and the United motorcycle and Local 57, Engineers.
CUMBERLAND- Martitz-Delisle, Florence, 86, of Cumberland and formerly of Pawtucket, passed away Friday, March 18, 2011. She was the wife of the late Ernest Martitz and the late Philip Delisle. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma (Vernon) Lemay.
Mrs. Martitz-Delisle had lived most of her life in Pawtucket before moving to Cumberland in 1995. She was a member of the 3rd Order of Saint Francis and a member of the Holy Spirit Fraternity of the Franciscan Order.