Archive - 2011 - Obituary
David A. Emidy
WOONSOCKET- David A. Emidy, 63, of Bourassa Ave., died January 15, 2011 at home. He was the husband of Mary Jane (Shaw) Emidy.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Raymond E. and Mildred M. (Gnecco) Emidy.
WOONSOCKET- Anna Krasowska, 90, of Woonsocket, died Saturday, January 15, 2011 at home.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Aniela (Wantroba) Krasowski. She lived in Woonsocket all of her life.
Miss Krasowska worked as a Switchboard Operator at Sears and Roebuck in Woonsocket for over 40 years when she retired in 1985. She was a communicant of Our Saviour Polish National Church in Woonsocket.
Edwin J. Fay
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Edwin J. "Bud" Fay, 83, of 50 Middle Street, North Smithfield, RI, died peacefully of natural causes at the Philip Hulitar House in Providence, RI on January 12, 2011.
He was the loving husband for 60 years of Margaret Shurick Fay.
Bud was born on September 23, 1927 in Milford, MA and was the son of the late James and Elizabeth Fay.
His father passed away when he was six months old and he was raised in Uxbridge, MA by his mother and stepfather, the late Thomas Trainor. He resided in North Smithfield for over 50 years.
Florence A. Beard
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Florence A. Beard 85, of Rhodes Ave., died Sunday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of Richard P. Beard.
Mrs. Beard was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Alphonse and Marie Anne (Nadeau) Beaudet.
She was a textile worker and worked for Woonsocket Spinning Co. for eleven years and then Riverside Industries for eight years before retiring in 1975.
WOONSOCKET- Louis Viscione, 93, of Woonsocket, died Friday, January 14, 2011 in The Holiday Retirement Home in Lincoln. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Santucci) Viscione.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Paul and Antonia (Calce) Viscione and step-son to Guiseppe "Dick" DiSalvo. He lived in Woonsocket for most of his life.
Albert E. Jannarelli
CUMBERLAND- Albert E. Jannarelli, 94, of Rosemont Avenue, passed away Sunday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of the late Louise (Wojtkun) Jannarelli.
Born in Lincoln, he was the son of the late Domenico and Clara (Brown) Jannarelli. He resided in Cumberland for most of his life.
Mr. Jannarelli was most recently employed by the National Tire Retread Association of Washington, DC from which he retired. He was previously employed by Owens Corning Fiberglass for 33 years.
Armand A. Suffoletto
NEW BEDFORD, MA- Armand A. Suffoletto, 91, of Dartmouth, MA, (formerly of Woonsocket and Lincoln RI), passed away Friday, January 14, 2011 after a long illness. He was the husband of Rena M. (Desmarais) Suffoletto of Dartmouth.
Born in Woonsocket, the son of the late Guiseppe and Margarita (Chicorella) Suffoletto, he and his wife lived in Woonsocket and Lincoln and were communicants of St. Anthony's Church until moving to Dartmouth in 2006.
Veda M. Tellier
WOONSOCKET- Veda M. Tellier, 91, resident of Woonsocket passed away on January 13, 2011 at her daughters home surrounded by her loving family.
Born Nov. 18, 1919 in Voulintown CT, a daughter of the late Wilfred & Josephine (Gauthier) Desrosiers.
Veda worked for the former Montrose-Worsted Co. retiring in 1967. She lived most of her life in Woonsocket.
MANVILLE- Cecile ( Martin ) Garneau, 87, of Railroad St. died , Friday January 14, 2011, at home peacefully with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Eugene L. Garneau.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Etienne and Clarisse (Mercier) Martin.
Cecile was a homemaker.
Beatrice A. Lee
BLACKSTONE- Beatrice A. (Ledrew) Lee, 94, of, MA died Saturday, January 15, 2011 in the Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Bradford Lee.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Amelia (Voisinet) Ledrew.
Mrs. Lee worked for thirty-five years as an Assembler for the Former Homer-Alden Box Company in No. Attleboro, MA retiring in 1986. She was a communicant of St. Paul's Church in Blackstone, MA.