Archive - Obituary
May 7th, 2012
Joseph T. Botelho Jr.
PORTSMOUTH- Joseph T. Botelho Jr., age 54, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, died Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Rhode Island Hospital. He was the former husband of Lucille (Larue) Berling.
Born in Fall River, a son of Eleanor A. (Jennings) Botelho of Portsmouth, Rhode Island and the late Joseph T. Botelho Sr., he spent his youth in Fall River and moved to Portsmouth at the age of 11.
LINCOLN- Aurora Baptista (Gonsalves) 97, of Lincoln died May 6, 2012. She was the wife of the late Antonio M. Baptista.
She was born in Brava, Cape Verde a daughter of the late Benjamin J. and Louisa B. (Barros) Gonsalves.
She came to this country 75 years ago settling in Lincoln.
She is survived by 4 sons Benjamin Baptista of Cape Coral, FL, Manuel "Butch" Baptista of Woonsocket, Paul "Herman" and Antonio Baptista Jr. both of Lincoln. 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Edward Tenczar, 92, one of Greater Woonsocket's veteran photographers, of Smithfield Rd., died on Friday, May 4, 2012 at Overlook Nursing Home. He was the husband of Evelyn M. (Bailey) Tenczar, whom he married on June 23, 1946.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late John and Rozalia (Kwasnicka) Tenczar.
Cecile M. Girard
CUMBERLAND- Cecile M. (Pellitier) Girard, 89, formerly of Old Reservoir Road, passed away peacefully Friday in the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Joseph P.C. Girard.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Emma Pellitier. She was a life-long resident of Cumberland.
BELLINGHAM- Elizabeth (Bedirian) Karakeian, 89, of Bellingham, died May, 4, 2012 in the Metro West Medical Center in Framingham. She was the wife of the late Nishian Karakeian who died in 2003. She was born in Boston daughter of the late Harry and Parinaz (Ouzounian) Bedirian and moved to Bellingham in 1949. She was a graduate of the Franklin High School class of 1940.
Mrs. Karakeian retired in 1986 from the Mass Mailing Service in Holliston where she was employed as a secretary.
CUMBERLAND- Klowan, Rose-Helene 92 died Friday May 4, 2012 at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Alexander Klowan.
Born in Manville a daughter of the late Donat and Helena (Landreville) Raymond. She moved to Cumberland in 1951.
Mrs. Klowan was an office manager for the R.S. Electric Company.
She leaves one daughter Kathleen DiVeglia and her husband Joseph of Oxford, MA. two grandchildren Laura and Angela DiVeglia. She was the sister of the late Martha Franco and Montcalm Raymond.
Paul R. Beaulieu
WOONSOCKET- Paul R. Beaulieu, 58, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at home with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 39 years of Maryann (Tariela) Beaulieu.
Born in Woonsocket on August 2, 1953, he was the son of the late Maurice Beaulieu and the late Vivian O. (Remillard) Beaulieu Bernier.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Raymond Kucharski, 93, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at the St. Antoine Residence. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Coricelli) Kucharski for more than 65 years.
Born Sept. 29. 1918 in So. Bellingham, MA., he was the son of the late Peter & Tekla (Hywak) Kucharski.
Before entering the St. Antoine Residence, he resided in Woonsocket for 50 years and then was a resident of Deerfield Commons in No. Smithfield.
Lucien J. Turenne
CHARLOTTE, NC- Mr. Turenne, 89, of Charlotte, NC, passed away Thursday morning, April 26, 2012 at his home.
He was born March 14, 1923 in Manville, Rhode Island, one of five children to the late Adjutor Theodore Turenne and Berthe Favreau Turenne.
Mr. Turenne served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II and worked as a mechanical engineer with the Celanese Corporation for thirty-three years.
Henry R. Scott
WOONSOCKET- Henry R. "Butsy" Scott of Woonsocket, died on May 2, 2012 at the age of 93. Henry was the husband of the late Irene B. (Provencal) Scott.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Henry and Lillian (Bernhard) Scott.
After his service in the Army, he managed deliveries for both Mullen's and Carney's furniture stores, was a maintenance mechanic at Uniroyal Tires (Rubber Shop) and retired as Building Superintendent for the Woonsocket Call. In his retirement he continued to work at the RI ARC until the age of 86.