Archive - Jan 14, 2014 - Obituary
Beatrice E. Picard
NO. SMITHFIELD- Beatrice E. (Trudeau) Picard, 94, of No. Smithfield, formerly of Woonsocket, died Sunday, January 12, 2014 in St. Antoine Residence.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Florence (Bernier) Trudeau.
Beatrice was a 1936 graduate of Woonsocket High School. She was a secretary from Citizens Memorial Elementary School until her retirement in 1981. Beatrice was a communicant of Precious Blood Church. She enjoyed making cherry confetti cake, fudge and surprise squares.
Edward R. Viens, Sr.
WOONSOCKET- Edward R. Viens, Sr. 77 passed away on January 7, 2014, in the Oakland Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center, following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of 55 years to Beatrice E. (Denault) Viens.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Edward and Eleanor (Blais) Viens.
WOONSOCKET- Rica Nanni, 92, formerly of Woonsocket, died on December 18, 2013 in Connecticut.
Rica was born in Montereale, Italy. She was the daughter of Frank and Dosalina Nanni, also of Woonsocket.
Rica was predeceased by her sisters, Olga Trocchi and Flora Mirabelli, both of Connecticut and her brother, Fred Nanni, of California. She is survived by her nieces, Patricia Trocchi, Linda Trocchi Heath, Janice Mirabelli, and a nephew, Dr. Mark Douglas Nanni. She is also survived by several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Amy Ellen Bliss
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Bliss, Amy Ellen, 48, of North Smithield, passed away January 4, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital.
Born in Woonsocket, the daughter of Charles and Nancy (Doyle) Bliss of North Smithfield.
She was the sister of Charles Bliss and his wife Maria of Greensboro, NC and David Bliss of Cumberland. She also leaves 3 nieces; Mikayla, Emily and Kaitlyn Bliss and a nephew Addison Bliss.
Stergios P. Floru
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Stergios P. "Steve" Floru, 84, of North Smithfield, died Monday, January 13, 2014 in his home. He was the husband of Viola R. (Tanko) Floru, whom he married October 7, 1956.
Born in Veria, Greece, he was the son of the late Pavel and Stergiani (Aganostou) Floru.
Lucienne R. Simard
CUMBERLAND- Lucienne R. Simard, 87, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014. She was the wife of the late Oscar "Slim" Simard.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Omer and Emma (Belleville) Dussault.
A Cumberland resident for 50 years, Lucienne enjoyed sewing, crossword puzzles, and baking delicious desserts.