Archive - May 2011 - Obituary
WOONSOCKET- Blanche A. (Dussault) Sutherland 103, died Monday in the Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Lucien Sutherland.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Hughes and Marie (Mandeville) Dussault.
Mrs. Sutherland was a homemaker, and raised eight children.
Edith "Edie" E. McKenna
FRANKLIN- Edith "Edie" E. (Pruell) McKenna 90 of Franklin died May 24 in the Maples Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Wrentham. She was the wife of the late Raymond F. McKenna who died in 1997.
Born in Walpole, December 29, 1920 the daughter of the late Joseph and Katherine (Walsh) Pruell,
Mrs. McKenna was raised in Walpole and had lived in Franklin for over 60 years.
A graduate of Walpole High School, Mrs. McKenna had been the manager of the Dean Jr. College Bookstore for 25 years before retiring.
Evelyn J. Masnyk
MANVILLE- Evelyn J. (Tetreault) Masnyk, passed away on Friday, May 20th. She was the loving wife of Edmund Masnyk.
Born September 4, 1964 in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Evelyn (Gaudreau) Tetreault of Woonsocket and the late Roland Tetreault.
For the last 29 years she was employed at CVS in Woonsocket, her latest position was an Administrative Assistant. Evelyn loved to travel and most of all, just spending time with her family. She was always there to lend a helping hand to others at need.
WOLFEBORO, N.H.- Margaret (Maynard) Harvey, 79, of Wolfeboro, N.H., formerly of Slatersville, R.I., died May 17, 2011 at Hyder Family Hospice House in Dover, N.H., after a long illness.
Edward L. Gauthier
CUMBERLAND- Edward L. Gauthier, passed away Sunday. He was the loving husband of Vivian (St. Germain) Gauthier, they would have been married for 55 years this month.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Edward and Amy (Galipeau) Gauthier. Mr. Gauthier resided in Cumberland for the past 48 years.
He was employed by General Motors as a fork lift operator for 34 years, retiring in 1988.
He was a World War II US Navy Veteran, achieving various medals and awards.
He was a member of the VFW Post 11519, St. Joseph's Hall.
Florence A. Smith
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Florence A. (St.Pierre) Smith, 86, resident of North Smithfield, died unexpectedly May 19, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
Loving wife to the late Robert F. Smith.
Born in Slatersville, daughter of the late Adelard & Marie Anne (Morais) St. Pierre.
She was a longtime employee for the Heller Knitting and Hanora Mills in Woonsocket. During the 1940's and 1950's she worked at the Park Theatre, the Woonsocket Opera House at Monument Square.
Edward J. Baldyga
UXBRIDGE- Edward J. Baldyga, 83, of Uxbridge, MA died Sunday, May 22, 2011 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Julia (Farrell) Baldyga who passed away in 2008.
He was born in Blackstone, MA, the son of John and Mary (Jaworski) Baldyga.
Mr. Baldyga is a World War II Navy Veteran and served on the USS A.M. Sumner. He was a tool maker most of his career and worked for Imperial Knife. He was a member of the St. Paul's Men's Club and also the PACC in Blackstone, MA.
David P. Ethier
CAMBRIDGE / MILLVILLE- David P. Ethier, 47, of Cambridge and formerly of Millville, passed away Mon. Feb. 14, 2011 in Boston after a short illness.
Survived by his mother Margaret A. (Smith) Ethier, his 3 brothers Robert R. Ethier, James E. Ethier, and John P. Ethier; his sister Jean F. Rogerson, and several nieces and nephews.
Muriel L. Tessier
MANVILLE- Muriel L. Tessier, 82, formerly of Oak St., Manville, died Saturday evening at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late George Tessier.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Sylvia (Tessier) Goyette. She was raised in Woonsocket and resided in Manville for over 45 years. She also lived at Riverview Apartments in Cumberland for several years before moving to St. Antoine Residence.
Mrs. Tessier was employed at AT Cross in Lincoln for many years and previously worked at Cadillac Textiles and Univis Frames.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Sophie M. (Cybulski) Marchwicki, 88, of Oak Hill Ave., died Friday, May 20, 2011 in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Edward J. Marchwicki whom she married May 23, 1948.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Marian and Mary (Rudick) Cybulski.
Mrs. Marchwicki was a homemaker, but before her marriage, she was employed by the Nationwide Roofing Co. She was a member of the St. Stanislaus Ladies Guild.