Archive - Dec 2013 - Obituary
WOONSOCKET- Hilde "Oma" Higglesden, 88, passed away, Saturday, November 30, 2013 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Karl Theo Jehl.
Born on August 28, 1925 in Dorfmark, Germany. Daughter of Alma and Otto Eggers.
Lynn L. Gelinas
PORT BYRON, NY- Lynn L. Gelinas, 52, of Port Byron, NY passed away on December 1, 2013.
Born March 16, 1961. She was the daughter of Arthur W. and Marguerite N. Gelinas.
She resided with Mr. & Mrs. Charles Walmarth of New York, she was a formerly of Woonsocket, RI.
She leaves a son Eric and a daughter Angie Connely, five brothers, Wilfred, Roland, John, Arthur Jr., William Gelinas and four sisters Julie Gelinas, Lori Allard, Brenda Poore, Jennifer Harrison and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 5, 2013 in New York.
Marion J. Allen
BURRILLVILLE- Marion J. (Tetreault) Allen, 80, of Pascoag, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Bayberry Commons, Pascoag. A lifelong resident of Burrillville, she was the wife of the late Joseph F. Allen. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Eugene P. Tetreault Sr. and Marion L. (Hill) Tetreault.
She worked for Tupperware of Blackstone and as a CNA for the former Lakeview Nursing Home of Harrisville and St. Antoine Residence of North Smithfield. Marion was a long time member of Community Baptist Church, Pascoag.
Col. David M. Falk
ALEXANDRIA, VA- Col. David M. Falk, 92, passed away November 29, 2013 in Alexandria, VA
A graveside service, under the direction of the Chevra Kadisha of Congregation B'Nai Israel and the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket, will be held Friday, December 6, 2013 at 1 PM in B'Nai Israel Cemetery, Mendon Rd., Woonsocket.
Robert E. Potter
JOHNSTON- Robert E. (Bob) Potter, 87, died Saturday, November 30th at Miriam Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of the late Anita J. Ducharme.
Born on October 18, 1926 in Burrillville, a son of the late Ernest E. Potter and Elizabeth (Cole) Potter, he was a resident of Burrillville nearly all of his life and most recently resided in Johnston. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Good Help Church.
WOONSOCKET- Stephen Hoyceanyls 88, died Tuesday, November 26, in Oakland Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Irene (Dugas) Hoyceanyls. Together they celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on November 24 of this year.
Mr. Hoyceanyls was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Mikeal and Amelia (Kluchevitch) Hoyceanyls.
He was a WWII and Korean War veteran serving in the US Navy. Mr. Hoyceanyls was a foreman for the A. Bonfitti Co. before retiring in 1990.
Cecile Y. St. George
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Cecile Y. St. George 93, of Mendon Rd. died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Alfred and Dorilda (Berard) Duguay.
Cecile worked in several area textile mills, she was also an assembler at Amprex .
She is survived by a sister Hortense A. Duguay with whom she lived, a brother Paul Duguay of Woonsocket, and several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her twin Eileen Wright and siblings Lionel Duguay and Germaine Denoyelle.
Cindy R. Martin
LINCOLN- Cindy R. Martin 52, of School St. died Thursday, November 28, 2013 at Miriam Hospital.
She was born in Woonsocket, May 6, 1961 a daughter of the late Gerald and Vivianne Holcomb.
Cindy worked as a secretary for CVS and the Beacon Charter School, she also worked as a waitress at the Fireside CafĂ© in Lincoln.
Cindy is survived by her daughter, Shannon Martin with whom she lived, and a brother Scott Holcomb.
Walter T. Richardson
GLOCESTER- Walter Thomas Richardson of Chepachet, husband of Constance (Desjarlais) for 60 years, passed away Friday November 29 at home, surrounded by his loving family.
Born March 22, 1933 in Mapleville, son of late Walter B. and Mildred (Shayer) Richardson, Walt was a Navy veteran serving 1952 to 1956. He worked at Richpane, then many years at Dupane, Inc. until opening his own business in 1984, Walt's Oil & Gas Service, until retiring in 1995.