Archive - Obituary
July 18th, 2011
BURRILLVILLE- Michelina (Montecalvo) White, 89, died Saturday July 16, 2011 at home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Ralph R. White.
Born in Vieste Foggio, Naples, Italy she was the daughter of the late John and Carmela (Annicelle) Montecalvo.
She lived in Pascoag with her family for many years.
Mrs. White came to this country in 1932, she worked at Zambarano Hospital for 27 years, 23 as a nurse's aide and 4 in housekeeping, she was a steward for Local 1134 for 4 years.
Doris C. Raquier
MANVILLE- Doris C. Raquier, 89, of Flat St. Cumberland, formerly of Division St., Manville, died Saturday at The Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Onesime Raquier.
Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Bertha (Provost) Beausoleil. She was a resident of Manville for most of her life until moving to Cumberland in 1986.
Mrs. Raquier was employed at Cadillac Textile in Cumberland for over 22 years before retiring in 1974.
Lucille A. Conrardy
CONCORD, NH- Lucille A. (Zugarek) Conrardy, 82, of Concord, NH, died Thursday, July 14, 2011 in Harris Hill Nursing Home, Concord, NH. She was the wife of the late Julien "Nick" Conrardy.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Mary (Piorkowsky) Zugarek.
Mrs. Conrardy worked many years as an office clerk for Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, RI. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Shirley Ann Beattie
BURRILLVILLE- Shirley Ann Beattie (Ogni), 72, a lifelong resident of Burrillville, RI, passed away on July 14, 2011, at Saint Antoine Residence in North Smithfield, surrounded by her family.
She is survived by her partner Dorothy Sliney of Mapleville, daughters, Carol Beattie of New Bern, NC, Linda Mc Kinley of Pawtucket, and Kym Demers of Oakland, also survived by her 8 grand children and 15 great grandchildren.
Richard R. Smith
WOONSOCKET- Richard R. Smith, 81, died Wednesday, July 13th. Cherished husband of Ann (Grivers) Smith for over 52 years, Richard is survived by his 3 children, Mary Beth Sztabor, David Smith, both of Woonsocket and Jane Soucy of Cumberland. In addition to being a dedicated father, Richard lovingly grandfathered 4 children: Joshua Sztabor, Bethany, Nathaniel and Michael Soucy. Their father Jerry Soucy was honored to be Richard's son in law. He was the brother of the late Stanley, Robert and Shirley Smith and Jean Carpenter.
Richard R. Smith
WOONSOCKET- Richard R. Smith, 81, died Wednesday, July 13th. Cherished husband of Ann (Grivers) Smith for over 52 years, Richard is survived by his 3 children, Mary Beth Sztabor, David Smith, both of Woonsocket and Jane Soucy of Cumberland. In addition to being a dedicated father, Richard lovingly grandfathered 4 children: Joshua Sztabor, Bethany, Nathaniel and Michael Soucy. Their father Jerry Soucy was honored to be Richard's son in law.
Alice Gagne, SGM
LEXINGTON, MA- Sr. Alice Gagne, SGM (92) died on July 12, 2011 at Maristhill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Waltham, MA. She had been a Sisters of Charity of Montreal, "Grey Nuns" for 70 years.
Alice was born in St. Patrice, Quebec, Canada November 2, 1918 and later moved to Woonsocket, RI with her family, becoming an American Citizen in 1941. Her parents were Francois Gagne and Adeline (Dumont) Gagne both of St. Patrice.
Carol A. Swenson
DOUGLAS- Carol A. (O'Brien) Swenson, 59, of Douglas passed away on Wed., July 13 from ALS (Lou Gehrigs Disease). Her husband of 27 yrs. David E. Swenson died Nov. 2, 2004.
She is survived by her daughter Kellie A. and her husband Joseph Cooke of Douglas, a granddaughter Audrey Cooke, her long time companion, George Loxley of Chepachet, RI and many close friends.
Born in Woonsocket on June 5, 1952 she was the daughter of John and Lillian (Lavoie) O'Brien and lived in Douglas many years.
Rita M. Almeida
MANVILLE- Rita M. Almeida 89, of Almeida Dr. died Friday July 8, 2011 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Joaquim Almeida.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Clara (Rousseau) Dufault.
Mrs. Almeida was an assembler for AT Cross Co. for over twenty years. She spent many hours a day walking with her brother the late Eugene Dufault who past June 23, 2011. She also enjoyed knitting.
WARWICK- QUINN, DOLORES (COTNOIR) 100 years young, passed away peacefully at her home on Melbourn Rd., Warwick on July 12 surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marie Ann (Paradis) Cotnoir. Del was the devoted wife of the late John F. Quinn, former Pawtucket mayor (1933-37).