Archive - Aug 2011
Jeanne D'Arc Richer
WOONSOCKET - Jeanne D'Arc Richer died Sunday at the age of 91 in The Ballou Home in Woonsocket surrounded by family and friends. Jeanne was one of many Franco-Americans of Canadian descent who worked the now defunct Woonsocket textile mills such as the Alsace and the Woonsocket Spinning.
Vivian A. Kamer
WOONSOCKET - Vivian A. Kamer, 70, of Woodhaven Rd., died Monday August 22, 2011, in the Oakland Grove Health Center. She was the wife of Thomas Kamer.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Wilfred and Alice (Corriveau) Mathieu.
She worked in Housekeeping at the Mt. St. Rita Health Center for several years, and also for Miller Electric, for 28 years.
Irjean A. St. Onge
WOONSOCKET - Irjean A. "John" St. Onge, 89, formerly of Old River Rd., Manville, died Sunday at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. He was the husband of Claire E. (Delage)(Godin) St. Onge. They were married on May 29, 1983.
Born in Manville, he was a son of the late Zephrim and Eva (Delisle) St. Onge. He was a resident of Manville for most of his life and had lived in Woonsocket for the past several years.
Mr. St. Onge was employed as a tool maker at Bird Co. Inc. for over 20 years and in his earlier years he worked at the Manville Jenckes mill.
Claire B. Hanley
WOONSOCKET - Claire B. Hanley 86, of Bullocks Point Ave., Riverside died Sunday at Waterview Villa in East Providence. She was the wife of Thomas E. Hanley.
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Dante Iapaolo, 87of No. Smithfield passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on August 21, 2011 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence.
Born in Macchiagodena, Italy he was the son of the late Lucia (Dipardo) and Annibale Iapaolo. He was a graduate of the University of Rome in Rome, Italy. He was formerly employed as an assistant professor at Brown University, as a chemist for Uniroyal and Sears. He was an avid horse and greyhound racing fan.
CUMBERLAND - Edwood Anderson, formerly of Blue Mist Drive, Manville passed away Sunday at home in Attleboro. He was the husband of the late Anna (Crociata) Anderson.
He resided in Attleboro for the past year, previously residing in Cumberland, and the Manville section of Lincoln.
He trained as a pilot in the United States Air Force.
Mr. Anderson was self-employed in the computer industry as a consultant.
Ed was an avid builder and craftsman, lover of science fiction, and movie buff.
Conrad L. Mucciarone
FRANKLIN - Conrad L. "Muchy" Mucciarone 72, a lifelong town resident, died Friday August 19, 2011 at Norwood Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Judith A. (Holmes) Mucciarone, for 48 years.
Born in Franklin, January 25, 1939, a son of the late Felix A. "Tony" Mucciarone and Adrienne C. (Lavasseur) Mucciarone, he was raised and educated in local schools, and was a 1956 graduate of Franklin High School.
WOONSOCKET - Cora M. (Fournier) Briere 82, of Grand View Ave. died Saturday at Home and Hospice Care of RI. She was the wife of the late Roger Briere. Mrs. Briere was born in Lincoln, a daughter of the late Camille and Alice (Dubois) Fournier. She was a textile worker for several area textile mills, including the Rochambeau Worsted, where she was employed as a winder for six years before retiring in 1993.
CUMBERLAND - Krystal Lynn Durkin, 25, passed away Thursday at Rhode Island Hospital She was the daughter of Mark Durkin of Cumberland and Cheryl (Koziol) Durkin of Harrisville.
Born in Woonsocket, she resided in Cumberland for most of her life. She leaves her maternal grandparents, Stanley and Patricia (Pianka) Koziol of Cumberland and her paternal grandparents William H. and Clarice (LeMar) Durkin of Burrillville.
She was a Cumberland High School graduate.
She was employed as a waitress.
WOONSOCKET - Edward H. Fleury, 90, died Thursday, August 18, 2011 in the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Herve and Rena (Bergeron) Fleury.
He worked on a Rolling Table for the Quincy Dye Company. He was a veteran of the
US Army and served as a Steamadore during WWII.