Archive - Obituary
March 21st, 2011
Donald " Red " Houle
GLENDALE- Donald "Red" Houle , 74, of Waterfront Lane, died Friday March 18, 2011, with his family by his side.
He was the husband of Mary Ann ( Weseluk ) Houle.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Albert and Helen (Frechette) Houle.
He worked for New York Lunch, in the 1960's for several years, and also in construction for Tilcon Gammino, in Cranston, R.I. for 32 years.
He was United States Navy Veteran and also served in the National Guard.
He was a member of the Cumberland Beagle Club, and the United motorcycle and Local 57, Engineers.
CUMBERLAND- Martitz-Delisle, Florence, 86, of Cumberland and formerly of Pawtucket, passed away Friday, March 18, 2011. She was the wife of the late Ernest Martitz and the late Philip Delisle. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma (Vernon) Lemay.
Mrs. Martitz-Delisle had lived most of her life in Pawtucket before moving to Cumberland in 1995. She was a member of the 3rd Order of Saint Francis and a member of the Holy Spirit Fraternity of the Franciscan Order.
Amelia T. Romat
FRAMINGHAM, MA- Amelia T. (Wawszkiewicz) Romat, 94, passed away peacefully on Thursday at the Kathleen Daniel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Framingham. She was the loving wife of Joseph Romat.
Born, August 6, 1916. in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Victor & Helen (Zacharyasz) Wawszkiewicz.
She and her husband resided on Maple St. in Holliston, MA. for many years before moving to Framingham..
Amelia was employed as a printer for the Dennison Manufacturing Co. for 25 years, retiring in 1983.
WOONSOCKET- Clarinda Vaillant 75, of Greene St. died Thursday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Philias Vaillant.
Mrs Vaillant was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Cyprien and Clarinda (Plourde) Dion.
She worked in shipping and receiving for McCarthy's, Kornstein's and Social Department Store for many years. Mrs. Vaillant was an avid cat lover who enjoyed sewing, cake decorating, and collecting Barbie Dolls, postcards, and lighthouses.
CRANSTON- Reverend Joseph P. Heaney, 90, Pastor Emeritus of St. Mark Church in Cranston, Rhode Island, died on March 17, 2011.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Joseph A. and Mary (Nealin) Heaney, he attended Central Avenue Grammar School, Goff Junior High School and Pawtucket East High School in Pawtucket.
Nancy M. (ROY)
COVENTRY- PALARDY, NANCY M. (ROY), R.N. 50, of Autumn Ridge Rd., Coventry, passed away at home while surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, March 17, 2011. She was the wife of John E. Palardy.
They have been married for 25 years. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of Roland and Connie (Grenon) Roy of Cumberland.
Nancy had been a Registered Nurse for over 20 years, employed most of those years at Kent Hospital. She was an avid gardener, photographer and an amateur farmer.
BLACKSTONE- Lucille (Marcotte) Hogue St. Germain, 83, of Blackstone, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at Milford Regional Medical Center with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Damase A. Hogue and the late George E. St. Germain.
Born in Woonsocket on October 9, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Adjutor and Marie Louise (Laquerre) Marcotte.
BLACKSTONE- Lucille Clancy 80, of Farnum St. died Wednesday. She was the wife of the late James Clancy.
Mrs. Clancy worked as a housekeeper for Blackstone Nursing Home for twenty eight years.
Lucille Hogue St. Germain
BLACKSTONE- Lucille (Marcotte) Hogue St. Germain, 83, of Blackstone, passed away March 16, 2011.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Cartier's Funeral Home, Bellingham, MA
Colleen A. Kafer
WOONSOCKET- Colleen A. (Carter) Kafer, 45 of Libbeus St. died Sunday, March 13, 2011.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of Donald and Elizabeth (Fuqua) Carter of Mapleville, R.I.
She was a life long resident of Woonsocket.
Besides her parents, she is survived by two brothers Donald W. Carter Jr. of North Smithfield, Dennis J. Carter of Glocester, R.I., and two sisters Donna Lynn Harju, of Michigan and Mary Beth Smith of Pascoag, R.I., and many nieces and nephews.
She is also survived by her companion Roland Tetreault, of Woonsocket.