June 26th, 2012
Richard T. Tokarski
WOONSOCKET- Richard T. Tokarski, 63, of Woonsocket passed away early Monday morning, June 25, 2012 due to terminal illness.
Richard retired from GM where he had worked for more then 30 years. He was an avid softball player.
LINCOLN â€“ A bolt of lightning from a front of storms passing through the area Monday morning is believed to have sparked a fire in the roof of a home at 1809 Old Louisquisset Pike and left a family of three temporarily homeless.
Mark Rodrigues said he son, Austin, 17, was home at the time of 10:50 a.m. strike and immediately called the fire department.
â€śThe Fire Department said they heard a heavy bang in the area and then got the call,â€ť Rodrigues said while looking over the aftermath of the fire at his home on Monday.
Ruth E. Pasquerillo
WOONSOCKET- Ruth E. Pasquerillo, 81, formerly of Village Rd. died peacefully, Saturday June 23, 2012, in Landmark Medical Center, with her loving family by her side.
She was the wife of the late Anthony Pasquerillo.
Born in Burlington, Vermont, daughter of the late Carlo and Grace (Raymond) Florino.
Ruth worked as an assembler for twenty five years for Dennison Inc., before retiring.
CUMBERLAND- Constance D. (Neveu) Morisseau, 95, of Cumberland, died June 24, 2012 in Mt. St. Rita Health Center in Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Herve F. Morisseau. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late William and Blanch (Boissey) Neveu.
Catherine H. Green
BLACKSTONE- Catherine H. (Zerva) Green, 84, of Blackstone, died June 25, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Ernest G. Green.
Born in Blackstone, she was the daughter of the late James and Gladys (Bailey) Zerva.
She lived in Blackstone for most of her life having spent from 1976-1990 living in Melbourne, FL.
She dedicated much of her life to running her family's business Zerva's Dairy Farm in Blackstone.
WARWICK- Knight, Gisele V. 85 passed away June 22, 2012. She was the wife of Irving Knight.
Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of the late George and Arcelia Vanasse.
WOONSOCKET- Joseph E. St. Germain, 76, of Mill St., Woonsocket, died Thursday at Woonsocket Health Center.
Born in Blackstone, he was a son of the late Emile St. Germain and Blanche Ida (Bertrand) St. Germain. He was raised in Blackstone and lived much of his adult life in Woonsocket.
Mr. St. Germain served in the Unite States Air Force for over 21 years. His Air Force career saw him stationed in many places throughout the world including England, Korea, Vietnam, Japan and various postings in the United States.
Joanne E. Girard
HARRISVILLE- Joanne E. (Armstrong) Girard, 51, of Harrisville passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Landmark Medical Center with her loving family by her side. She was the former wife of the late Michael W. Girard, Sr.
Born in Woonsocket on December 2, 1960, she was the daughter of the late Donald A. and Pauline Y. (Brunelle) Armstrong.
Mary A. Costa
CUMBERLAND- Mary A. (Klucznik) Costa, age 80, passed away June 23, 2012 at the Oakland Grove Healthcare Center.
She was the beloved wife 57 years of Manuel J. Costa Jr., the devoted mother to Manuel "Mick" Costa of Stow, MA and Maria Gazaille of Woonsocket and loving grandmother of Jake, Matthew, Eric and Christina.
Mary was also the sister of Adella Burns, Phyllis Newton, Julie Dudson, Ann Wetherald, the late John Klucznik, the late Blias Kluznick, and sister-in-law to Rosemarie and Rita Klucznik.
Walter J. Moore
BURRILLVILLE- Walter J. Moore, 76, resident of Burrillville, passed away at his home with his family by his side on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Born in Whitinsville, MA, he was a son of the late Gordon and Gladys (Joslin) Moore.
Walter had worked as an Aircraft Mechanic for many years, retiring from New England Aviation.