Archive - Obituary
Garry Bruce Olson
WOONSOCKET - Garry Bruce Olson, 60, died at home on November 23rd after suffering from a long illness with his loving wife Gail by his side.
Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island he was the beloved son of Margaret Manso Olson and Oscar Wendall Olson.
Garry served in the army for 2 years.
After serving, Garry owned his own construction company for over 20 years before retiring.
During his retirement Garry enjoyed yard sales, antiques and finding "the next best deal".
Regina T. Verhulst
WOONSOCKET - Regina T. Verhulst 95, of 24 Poplar St. died Thursday, November 27, 2014. She was born in Paris, France, on October 7, 1919, a daughter of the late Francois and Julia Josephine (Pontvianne) Verhulst.
Nina worked as a forelady for Woonsocket Combs Co. for thirty five years until her retirement. She was in the Red Cross Road Service during WWII. In her younger years she enjoyed horseback riding, traveling and her cats. She gave to various charities, including diabetes, American Indians and pet welfare.
Roger J. Fisette
WOONSOCKET - Roger J. Fisette 85, of MacArthur Rd. died Wednesday at St. Antoine Residence. He was the husband of Leona (Boisvert) Fisette. They celebrated their 63rd Wedding Anniversary, November 22, 2014. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Theodore and Odila (Jalbert) Fisette. He was a graduate of Mt St. Charles Academy.
Kevin G. Bliss
WOONSOCKET - Kevin G. Bliss, 62, of Woonsocket, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Joan (Cowsill) Bliss. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Joseph and Marjorie (Carroll) Bliss.
Kevin was a graduate of Moses Brown High School, Providence, and attended Rockford University, Rockford, IL. He taught cooking and nutrition classes at Tri-Hab, and had previously been a chef and manager at many area restaurants. Kevin volunteered at a local food pantry and loved to cook and bake.
Lena N. Roberge
FOSTER - Lena N. Roberge, 92, resident of Foster, RI, passed away peacefully on November 27, 2014, surrounded by her family.
She was the loving wife of the late Joseph Roberge Jr. Born in Linwood, MA, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Florence (Matte) Moven.
She devoted her time to her loving family and caring for everyone. She worked for Uniroyal and AT Cross where she retired.
Herbert R. Voelker
WOONSOCKET - Herbert R. Voelker, 57, of Knight St., Woonsocket, died November 23, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Ralph H. and Florence R. (Morin) Voelker.
Mr. Voelker was President of Voelker, Iorio Petroleum Inc. from 1988 to 1996. He was a partner in the Real Estate Investment Company, J. & H. Properties. He was presently employed at Goodwill Industries from 1975 to present as Technical Services Director. He loved flea marketing and was also a member of several pool and bowling leagues.
Patricia E. Guy
PASCOAG - Patricia E. Guy, 72, of Union Ave., Pascoag, died November 13, 2014 in her home. She was the wife of Robert S. Guy of Pascoag. For full service details, please visit www.holtfuneralhome.com
Michael H. Lambert
CUMBERLAND - Michael H. Lambert, 53, of Cumberland passed away unexpectedly, Monday, November 24, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Susanne (Soderlund) Lambert. They were happily married for 14 years. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Henry Lambert and the late Shirley (Chute) Lambert.
John M. Mee
UXBRIDGE - John M. Mee, 68, died Wednesday, November 19, in the Milford Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Fay (Reilly) Mee; two daughters, Shayleen McNeil, and her husband, Steve, of Plainville, and Shannon Mee, and her fiance, Jenny Derosiers, of Hudson; and three grandsons, Nicholas, Andrew and Robert McNeil.