Archive - Obituary
March 14th, 2011
Edward J. "Ned" Brennan
CRANSTON- BRENNAN, EDWARD J. NED, 73, of Bryant Rd., Cranston, formerly of Woonsocket, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011 at home.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the devoted son of the late Edward and Margaret (Walsh) Brennan.
Ned worked for the State of RI, Office of Rehabilitation Services for 32 years before retiring. He was a 1955 graduate of Mount Saint Charles Academy and later did his graduate studies in Rochester, NY. He was an avid bicyclist and enjoyed playing the ukulele.
Charlotte P. Chagnon
WOONSOCKET- Charlotte P. Chagnon 92, of 10 Rhodes Ave. N. Smithfield died Thursday at St. Antoine Residence. She was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Ovide and Delmerise (Beaudet) Chagnon. Miss Chagnon received her Bachelors degree from Trinity College in Washington DC and her Masters at Brown University. She was a math teacher at Woonsocket High School and CCRI for many years. She was a member and past president of the Trinity Club and a long time volunteer for Meals On Wheels.
NO. SMITHFIELD- Angelina Tarvis, 90, resident of No. Smithfield passed away December 16, 2010 at the St. Antoine Residence.
Wife of the late John Tarvis.
Born in Woonsocket RI, a daughter of the late Pasqual & Maria (Ferelli) Suffoletto.
She worked for the former Bancroft Tennis Co. retiring in 1970; previously she worked for the former US Rubber Co. and the French Worsted. She lived most of her life in Woonsocket moving to Cumberland. A member of the Royal Travelers.
Helen B. Nowak
LINCOLN- Mrs. Helen B. (Kopacki) Nowak, 90 died Tuesday March 8, 2011. She was the widow of Joseph A. Nowak, who died June 9, 1989.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Kazimierz and Adela (Irzyk) Kopacki, she was a 1937 graduate of Woonsocket High School.
Mrs. Nowak was employed as a floor lady at the former Najarian's Department Store both in Woonsocket and Pawtucket.
She also worked at the former Gracious Living in Cumberland and at Ann & Hope in Cumberland. She was a Lincoln resident since 1953.
Pauline A. Hampson
WOONSOCKET- Pauline A. Hampson 72, went home peacefully to be with the Lord surrounded by her loving family March 11, 2011. She was the wife of Thomas W. Hampson. .
Pauline was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Paul and Alice (Beaudoin) Michaud.
She worked in the laundry department at Oakland Grove Health Care Center before retiring twelve years ago and had previously worked for Ocean State News in Lincoln.
Kevin A. Dulac
BLACKSTONE, MA- Kevin A. Dulac 28, died Wednesday surrounded by his loving family. He was the fianc of Sara Stewart.
Mr. Dulac was born in Woonsocket, a son of Ronald and Blanche Camille (Morley) Dulac also of Blackstone.
He was an anesthesia technician for Milford Regional Medical Center for several years. He was a devoted father and enjoyed spending time with his family. Kevin loved sports and was an avid Celtics, Patriots, and Red Sox fan.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Ms. Sylvia Dimitrescu of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Oakland Grove Rehabilitation Center on March 3, 2011.
Born in Woonsocket, the daughter of the late Mihail and Anastasia (Dima) Dimitrescu.
Sylvia was employed as a store manager for Mason-Preston Stationers and P.M. Lolly of Woonsocket. She also was a purchasing sales administrator for Office Concepts of Providence.
Sister Emrentienne Richer (St.-Camille-d-Lellis) of the congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Saint-Hyacinthe passed away on March 10th at the age of 106.
Jocelin L. Martel
WOONSOCKET- Jocelin L. Martel, 32, of Woonsocket, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center with her family by her side, from complications of pneumonia.
Born on June 16, 1978 in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Robin A. Martel of Woonsocket and the late Clement A. Charland.
Normand Trank Sr,
PAWTUCKET - Normand Trank Sr, 46, passed March 9th.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of Jeanne (Fontaine) Trank and the late Peter G. Trank.
Besides his mother, he is survived by a son, Normand (Trank Jr.) Brissette of Blackstone, MA, two brothers, Peter Trank and Edgar Trank, both of North Carolina, two sisters, Katherine Trank of Coventry and Sheila Ouellette of Woonsocket, and his nine year domestic partner, Timothy Webb of Pawtucket. He was the brother of the late Donald Trank.