Archive - Aug 21, 2013 - Obituary
WOONSOCKET - Virgil Rasta, 82, of 37 Wilcox Street, Woonsocket RI, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 18th 2013, surrounded by his loving family at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center. He was son of the late Anastasia (Balamaci) and Dimitrie Rasta and beloved brother of the late Vinson Rasta, Louisa (Rasta) Cheamitru, Christy Rasta, Victoria (Rasta) Bileca, and Victor Rasta. Virgil was born on June 19th 1931 in Woonsocket, RI and called the city his home.
Lucien W. Vanasse
LINCOLN - Lucien W. Vanasse, 63, of Spring Street, Manville died Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Denise (Durand) Vanasse.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of Yvonne (Lesperance) Carpentier of Woonsocket and the late Lucien Vanasse, he had lived in Lincoln and Manville for over 20 years.
Mr. Vanasse was the owner of the former Lou's Auto Repair in Woonsocket for 20 years and later was the owner of Perfect Painting by Lou in Manville for 7 years.
Rita J. LeMay
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Rita J. (Kelleter) LeMay, 75, of North Smithfield, died Tuesday, August 20, 2013 in Hebert Nursing Home, Smithfield. She was the wife of Ronald A. LeMay, whom she married July 12, 1958. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Julien and Christiana (Couchane) Kelleter.
Rita was a house keeper at the Friendly Nursing Home for 10 years, retiring in 1997. She was a communicant of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church. Rita enjoyed gardening, singing and dancing.