Archive - Obituary
June 19th, 2012
Chester A. Iannoli
WOONSOCKET - Chester A. Iannoli, 92, formerly of Wyndemere Woods, died June 16, 2012 in The Holiday, Manville. He was the beloved husband of the late Ninfa (Tomaso) Iannoli for twenty-five years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Joseph and Grace Mary (DeFinis) Iannoli.
Suzanne M. Jarret
CUMBERLAND- Suzanne "Sue" M. Jarret, 65, passed away Wednesday, June 13, in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Marie (Remy) Jarret.
She was a secretary for the American Insulated Wire Company of Pawtucket for 27 years.
She was a communicant of the St. Joan of Arc Church, Cumberland.
NORTH SMITHFIELD - REBECCA SADWIN (Kilberg), 90, a lifelong resident of Rhode Island, died Saturday, June 16, 2012. She was the wife of the late Daniel Sadwin and the late Irving H. Rosenberg. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Zelda (DeSadnick) Kilberg.
WOONSOCKET - Lucille R. (Roberts) Adam, 90, of Woonsocket, RI formerly of Bellingham, MA, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 18, 2012 at The Friendly Home of Woonsocket with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene Adam.
Born in Woonsocket on October 8, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Wilfed and Eva (Piche) Roberts.
CENTRAL FALLS - Abraham George, 92, of Blackstone Falls, entered into eternal life on Friday after an illness. He was the husband of the late Rose George.
Mr. George was born in Central Falls a son of the late Louis and Deba George. He had lived most of his life in the city until moving to Woonsocket 3 years ago. Mr. George had been employed at the former Texas Instruments for more than 25 years. Mr. George was an Army veteran of WW II.
MANVILLE - Walter Hrossowyc, 99, a resident of the Holiday Retirement Home, passed away peacefully on Saturday with his wife by his side. He was the loving husband to Florence A. (Auclair) Poirier-Hrossowyc of Manville ,and the late Olga (Suptelny) Hrossowyc.
Born May 25, 1913 in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Michael & Tekla (Romanovich) Hrossowyc, he resided in No. Smithfield & Woonsocket for many years before residing at the Holiday.
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Earl J. Gingras 77, of Eddie Dowling HWY, died Friday at home. He was the husband of Jeannette (Bois) Gingras. Mr. Gingras was a laminator for the former Glass Craft Co. retiring in 1990. He was a Korean War era army veteran.
Doris M. Bligh
WOONSOCKET- Doris M. (Langelier) Bligh, 90, of Woonsocket, died June 14, 2012 in Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late William F. Harrigan and the late James J. Bligh.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Alice (Brodeur) Langelier.
Doris was a 1940 graduate of Blackstone High School. She worked for 15 years as an inspector for the A. T. Cross Company, Lincoln retiring in 1984. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Woonsocket. Doris enjoyed traveling.
Madeleine S. Governo
WOONSOCKET- Madeleine S. Governo, 71, of 100 Front St. died Thursday at Landmark Medical Center.
She was born in Pawtucket a daughter of the late Joseph and Florina (Blain) Governo. Madeleine was a customer service representative for CD Burns for twenty two years before retiring in 2002.
She is survived by a daughter Vanessa Governo of Woonsocket, a brother Joseph Governo Jr. of Blackstone, MA, three sisters Dolores Masse of Woonsocket, Theresa Seagrave of Mapleville, and Suzanne Landry of Pawtucket, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Lionel J. Gagnon
BLACKSTONE- Lionel J. Gagnon, 85, of Blackstone, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth M. (Bureau) Gagnon.
Born in Blackstone, MA on November 26, 1926, he was the son of the late Wilbrod and Evea (Fleurant) Gagnon.