Archive - Feb 2014 - Obituary
Thomas C. Caron
WOONSOCKET- Thomas C. Caron, 66 of Woonsocket, died February 1, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Delivered by Santa Claus on December 25, 1947, he was the son of the late Arthur and Alice (Boulris) Caron.
Mr. Caron worked as a computer systems analyst for EMC, Hopkinton, for over twenty-one years and had previously worked for Avery Dennison for many years. A 1966 graduate of Woonsocket High School, Tom was a boots on the ground Vietnam Veteran who never spoke of his experience. He was a fan of 1950's music and dance and everyone who met him found friendship.
Frederick B. Smith Jr.
NORTH GROSVENORDALE, CT- Frederick B. Smith Jr., 81, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA. He was the husband of Brenda (Salvas) Smith.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Frederick Sr. and Lucy (Gregory) Smith.
He worked at Zambarano Hospital as a Physical Therapy Aid before retiring in 1993. He was a member of the Mason's, Granite Lodge #26 of Harrisville, and he loved fishing.
Louise C. Lahousse
WOONSOCKET- Louise "Weezie" C. (Suffoletto) Lahousse, 88, of Rhodes Ave., died February 4. 2014 in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Raphael R. Lahousse.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Pasquale and Maria (Farelli) Suffoletto.
Michael A. Franklin
BURRILLVILLE- Michael A. Franklin, 61, died at home in Harrisville, Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014. Born in Providence, he was the son of Eugene V. and Theresa D. (Croteau) Franklin of Harrisville.
Michael worked in construction and also worked as a commercial fisherman in FL. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish.
*update on service and calling hours
BURRILLVILLE- Rita (Landry) Giguere Kapitulik 1945-2014, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, February 3, 2014 surrounded by her loving family, after bravely battling a long illness.
Rita was born in Norfolk, Virginia to her cherished parents, Willie Landry and Bernadette (Bernier) Landry.
She was raised in Woonsocket, RI with her large extended family that included many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Halina Z. Wolny
WOONSOCKET- Halina Z. (Myslicki) Wolny, 70 of Woonsocket, RI died peacefully surrounded by family Saturday, February 1st, 2014.
She was born in Kopyczynce, Poland in 1943 and immigrated to the United States with her late husband, Noel B. Wolny and their son, Marek in 1964. They made their home in Woonsocket as lifelong residents.
Muriel A. Masse
LINCOLN- Muriel A. (Lariviere) Masse, 89, of Mowry Street, Manville died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at the Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Leo Paul Masse.
A lifelong resident of Manville, she was a daughter of the late Ulysse and Laudia (Noel) Lariviere.
Mrs. Masse was a communicant of St. James Church, Manville.
Rhea A. Genereux
WOONSOCKET- Rhea A. (Savaria) Genereux, 97, formerly of Winter St. died Saturday at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Louis P. Genereux.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Raoul and Marie Louise (Giguere) Savaria.
EAST GREENWICH- Janice O'Keefe-Billings died at Kent County Hospital RI on February 1, 2014, surrounded by her family. Janice is predeceased by her father Bernard O'Keefe, and her brothers William and Steven O'Keefe.
Stanley J. Knapik
UXBRIDGE- Stanley J. Knapik, 96, of Crown & Eagle Apts. formerly of Millville Rd. died Sat. Feb. 1 at Genesis Health Care in Milford. His wife of 70 years, Florence L. (White) Knapik died Jan. 20, 2011.