Archive - Apr 2014 - Obituary
Edward J. Coons
WOONSOCKET- Edward J. Coons, 64, of Woonsocket, died April 29, 2014 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Dawn E. (Mucciarone) Coons, with whom he would have celebrated their 36th anniversary on May 7th.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Edward M. and Robena (Gillette) Coons. He grew up in Atlantic City, NJ.
Edward was a master mechanic, specializing in diesel engines. He enjoyed the Jersey shore, especially Cape May.
Dennis O. Whitman
BURRILLVILLLE- Dennis O. Whitman, 70, of Glendale, RI, passed away on April 28, 2014 at the Fatima Hospital in North Providence.
He was the loving husband to Anne (Waterman) Whitman.
He was born in Providence, RI, son of the late Oscar and Ruth (Moore) Whitman.
Nancy J. Barron
WOONSOCKET- Nancy J. Barron, 61, of Second Ave died Monday in the Philip Hulitar Center, Providence.
She was born in Attleboro, MA, a daughter of Anne (Randall) Rivet of Manville and the late George Rogers, and the step-daughter of Vernon and Harriet Boudreau. She was an assembler for Tupperware for many years.
BURRILLVILLE- Maurice (Moe) A. Laferriere, 62, died Monday, Apr. 28, 2014 at home with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Carol (Goodnough) Laferriere whom he married June 6, 1970.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Albert C. and Mildred E. (Spear) Laferriere.
Moe worked for Benjamin Moore, Milford, MA, for more than 20 years. He served in the Army National Guard for 22 years. He loved fishing, the Races and especially his family and granddaughters.
BLACKSTONE- Debra A. (Theriault) Kellenberger, 48, of Blackstone, MA passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Brigham & Women's Hospital after a short courageous battle with leukemia, with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Gary D. Kellenberger, Jr. they were married on November 19, 1990.
She was the loving mother of Garrett L. and Rebecca A. Kellenberger of Blackstone.
Kathleen F. Costa
LINCOLN- Kathleen F. Costa, 78, of Old River Road, died Sunday, April 27, at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the companion of thirty-three years of the late Jacqueline Beattie.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Leapio and Alice (Horibin) Costa, she had lived in Pawtucket and Manville, before moving to Lincoln six years ago.
Miss Costa worked at Texas Instruments for thirty-four years, retiring as a Group Leader in 1998.
M. Rita Lacoste
LINCOLN- M. Rita (Drainville) Lacoste, 89, of Lincoln, died April 23, 2014 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence.
Born in No. Smithfield, she was the daughter of the late Hormidas and Exilda (Caouette) Drainville.
Rita was a homemaker, but held several jobs throughout the years, including working as a telephone operator and recently working as a bus monitor for the Lincoln schools. She had lived most of her life in North Smithfield and was devoted to her family.
Olga A. Peters
WOONSOCKET- Olga A. (Cybulski) Peters, 89, of Woonsocket and formerly of Prospect St., passed away peacefully on Saturday at the Friendly Home with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of the late James J. Peters who passed away on Oct. 24, 1986.
Born in Bellingham, MA. on April 21, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Stanley M. and Anna (Manlick) Cybulski, she resided in Woonsocket all her life.
Stella F. Pollitt
CUMBERLAND- Stella F. Pollitt (Spas), passed away Saturday in the Philip Hulitar Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late John R. Pollitt, they were married for 65 years..
Born in Woonsocket and raised in Bellingham, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Anna (Dypry) Spas.
She resided in North Smithfield for the past four years previously residing in Cumberland for 48 years.
OCALA, FL- Audrey (Blanchard) Sutcliffe, 77, of Ocala, Florida, died suddenly April 19, 2014.
She is survived by Sons Tom of Ocala, Brian of Maryland, Bonnie Coppinger of Woonsocket and the late Diana, 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.