Archive - Feb 2013
Cecile A. O'Brien
PAWTUCKET- Cecile A. (Laplante) O'Brien, 97, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, February 24, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late James H. O'Brien.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Mederise (Fontaine) Laplante, and a step-daughter of the late Rosanne J. (Gendron) Laplante.
Maye M. Nawrocki
BATH ME- Maye M. (Paydos) Nawrocki , 92, formerly of Woonsocket and No. Smithfield, RI, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2013 at Hawthorne House in Freeport, Maine.
The daughter of John and Anna Paydos, Maye was born in Woonsocket on March 30, 1920 in the apartment the family lived in above her fathers saloon on Railroad St.
She attended grammar school at St. Stanislaus, and graduated from Woonsocket High School in 1937. She worked at Woonsocket's U.S. Rubber Co. throughout the 1940s.
Ann L. Kinsley
NO. SMITHFIELD- Ann L. Kinsley, 63, of 1601 Victory Hwy., North Smithfield, passed away, January 29, 2013 in Friendly Home.
Born June 29, 1949 in Burlington, Vt, daughter of Ethel Hunter of Vermont.
She resided in Rhode Island most of her life. A 1967 graduate of Crossland High, Maryland.
Ann was employed by Tupperware Co. for many years.
She is survived by a brother William Hunter and a sister Lisa Hunter both of Vermont and a brother Richard Hunter of N.H.
A Memorial Mass was held Sat. February 23rd, at 8:30 A.M., St. Theresa's Shrine, Harrisville, RI.
Ernest R. Lafond, Sr.
WOONSOCKET- Ernest R. Lafond, Sr., 79, of Pond St., died February 24, 2013 in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Joan E. (Girard) Lafond whom he married September 5, 1953.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Ernest J. and Germaine (Lariviere) Lafond.
Doris G. Moretti
WOONSOCKET- Doris G. (Blondin) Moretti, 79, of Larch St. died February 22, 2013 in Trinity Health Center with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Adolphe Moretti.
Born in Cumberland daughter of the late Roger and Eva (Laramee) Blondin.
She worked as a Registered Nurse for the former Woonsocket Hospital and Fogarty Hospital and also for the Woonsocket Health Center prior to retiring.
Doris love gardening and doing crossword puzzles and was an avid reader.
Lucille M. Felice
WOONSOCKET- Lucille M. (Beaulieu) Felice, 87, of Grove St. died February 23, 2013 in The Holiday Retirement Center, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Joseph Felice.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Willie and Lena (Paquette) Beaulieu.
Lucille was a Homemaker. And she also did volunteer work at various nursing homes, in the city.
She loved to bake, go blueberry picking, and fishing.
Helen C. Masterson
WOONSOCKET- Helen C. (Jastrzembski) Masterson, 89, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2013 at her home with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late William R. Masterson who died in 1971.
Born November 15, 1923 in No. Bellingham, MA., she was the daughter of the late Jan and Caroline ( Szmyrgala) Jastrzembski, she resided in Woonsocket for the last 66 years.
Helen was a Laboratory Technician for Landmark Medical Ctr. in Woonsocket retiring in 1989.
Lena M. Pandolfi
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Lena M. Pandolfi, 88, of North Smithfield died peacefully Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Dominic Pandolfi.
Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Paulo and Evelina (Cheli) Saisi. She was raised in Manville and resided in North Smithfield for over 60 years.
Mrs. Pandolfi was employed by the H & H Screw Company and later at the Rochambeau Worsted Mill prior to retiring in 1975.
She was a longtime communicant of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish and a member of the RSVP Club and the Golden Agers.
CUMBERLAND- Marjorie Chamberland, 89, of Cumberland passed away Friday, February 22, 2013. She was the wife of the late Normand H. Chamberland.
Born in Mapleville, RI, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Rosella (Ducharme) Tetreault. Mrs. Chamberland lived most of her life in Cumberland.
She is survived by three children, Richard Chamberland, Diane Graham, and Robert Chamberland. She also leaves five grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Leo Tetreault.
Susanna M. Schneider
BLACKSTONE- Susanna M. (Montalbano) Schneider passed away peacefully and unexpectedly and peacefully on Feb. 5th at Mass General Hospital. She was the beloved wife of 15 years to the late Donald C. Schneider, and former wife of the late Robert E. McCluskey.
She leaves behind her adoring children Maryjo (Deacon Anthony) Gagliani, Kathleen (Richard) Schofield, Doreen McCluskey, Paul McCluskey. Her grandchildren were her heart and soul Jessica, Nicholas, Richie and Zachary Schofield.