Archive - May 2013 - Obituary
Stella J. Davis
BLACKSTONE- Stella J. Davis, 89, of Blackstone and formerly of Uxbridge, died Sun. May 5, 2013 in Blackstone Nursing Home, Blackstone.
Ms. Davis was employed as an order entry clerk for 13 years at the Hilsinger Company in Plainville, RI, retiring in 1989. She had previously been employed as an administrator for 22 years at the Riverbend Farm in Uxbridge.
Ms. Davis was born Aug. 8, 1923 in Uxbridge, a daughter of the late Fred E. and Myrtie (Parks) Davis. She was a graduate of Uxbridge High School, Class of 1940.
Raymond F. Hart
PAWTUCKET- Raymond F. Hart, 93, a lifelong resident of Pawtucket, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Roderick and Ora (Major) Hart. Raymond was a WWII Army Veteran. He was a school teacher for the city of Pawtucket, working for Jenks Junior High and Tolman High School. He summered in Touisset. His family was one of the founding families of Saint Leo's Church.
Richard F. Kirby
CUMBERLAND- Kirby, Richard F., Esq, 88, of Cumberland, RI and Delray Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving and devoted family on Friday, May 3, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth (Hogan) Kirby. They were happily married for 58 years.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late John and Melora (Farley) Kirby.
Dick graduated from LaSalle Academy, Class of 1942. For his many athletic accomplishments and his civic commitments, in November of 2012, he was inducted into the LaSalle Academy Hall of Fame.
Kathleen M. McLaughlin
BELLINGHAM- Kathleen M. (Lane) McLaughlin, Of Bellingham, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at the North Collier Hospital in Florida after a sudden illness. She was 64.
Born in Sherborn, the daughter of the late Edward F. and Catherine V. (Holt) Lane, she has been a Bellingham resident since 1987 moving there from Dedham. Mrs. McLaughlin had been a longtime winter resident of Estero, Florida.
Olga H. Chaharyn
FOSTER- Olga H. (Kuzew) Chaharyn, 83, of Danielson Pike, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Overlook Nursing Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of John Chaharyn.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Michael and Natalie (Dobrowolski) Kuzew.
Olga worked for Uniroyal for 24 years, and as a Licensed Practical Nurse for Landmark Medical Center and the former Fogarty Hospital for 18 years, prior to retiring.
She volunteered in the Ukrainian Orthodox Kitchen for several years.
Danny N. Nadeau
BURRILLVILLE- Danny N. Nadeau, 58, of Wallum Lake Rd. died Thursday May 2, 2013 in Zambarano Hospital, with his loving mother by his side.
Born in Woonsocket son of Lucille (Benjamin) Nadeau and the late Normand H. Nadeau.
Danny worked for Amerada Hess Corp. in Marlboro as a manager before becoming disabled, for several years.
He was a former member of the Lions and also the Masons.
Besides his mother Lucille, he is survived by one daughter, Jennifer Larson of Manville, R.I. and two grandchildren, Lilly Jade Neher and Kayden Neher, both of Manville, R.I.
Carl E. Buxton
WOONSOCKET- Carl E. Buxton, 52 of Progresso Ave died Monday April 29, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center with his family by his side.
Born in Bangor, Maine, son of the late Theodore and Marion (Bradberry) Buxton.
His greatest joy was playing dice with his family and the Lord will take him into his heart and rest in peace.
Anita I. DeMarzi
FRANKLIN- Anita I. (DuMont) DeMarzi 95, a longtime Franklin resident, died peacefully, Friday May 3, 2013 at the Harrington House in Walpole. She was the beloved wife of the late Bruno R. DeMarzi, who died in 1988.
Born in Woonsocket, November 29, 1917, a daughter of the late Victor and Laura (Garneau) DuMont, she lived in Franklin for more than 73 years. She was raised and educated in Woonsocket, and was a retired homemaker.
CUMBERLAND- Marian Sherman, 103, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013.
Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Mary (Stewart) Sherman.
Marian was a mender in the textile industry for many years before retiring. She was a member of the Daughters of the Revolutionary War, the Rhode Island Historical Society, and the Blackstone Historical Society.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Leroy, Raymond, James, Harry, William, Edward, Arthur, and Alice Sherman.
GLOCESTER- Plante, Paula, 53, of Stirling Drive, Harmony, died Thursday, May 2 at Fatima Hospital.
She was the daughter of the late Paul P. and June (Griffiths) Plante.
She is survived by her brother, Gary Plante of Harmony, an aunt, and several cousins including, Jody Munroe.
Funeral Tuesday at 8:30AM from the ANDERSON-WINFIELD Funeral Home, Route 44 at Greenville Common, Greenville.
Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St. Eugene Church, 1251 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Visitation Monday 4-7pm. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery.