Archive - Obituary
February 3rd, 2014
*update on service and calling hours
BURRILLVILLE- Rita (Landry) Giguere Kapitulik 1945-2014, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, February 3, 2014 surrounded by her loving family, after bravely battling a long illness.
Rita was born in Norfolk, Virginia to her cherished parents, Willie Landry and Bernadette (Bernier) Landry.
She was raised in Woonsocket, RI with her large extended family that included many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Halina Z. Wolny
WOONSOCKET- Halina Z. (Myslicki) Wolny, 70 of Woonsocket, RI died peacefully surrounded by family Saturday, February 1st, 2014.
She was born in Kopyczynce, Poland in 1943 and immigrated to the United States with her late husband, Noel B. Wolny and their son, Marek in 1964. They made their home in Woonsocket as lifelong residents.
Muriel A. Masse
LINCOLN- Muriel A. (Lariviere) Masse, 89, of Mowry Street, Manville died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at the Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Leo Paul Masse.
A lifelong resident of Manville, she was a daughter of the late Ulysse and Laudia (Noel) Lariviere.
Mrs. Masse was a communicant of St. James Church, Manville.
Rhea A. Genereux
WOONSOCKET- Rhea A. (Savaria) Genereux, 97, formerly of Winter St. died Saturday at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Louis P. Genereux.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Raoul and Marie Louise (Giguere) Savaria.
EAST GREENWICH- Janice O'Keefe-Billings died at Kent County Hospital RI on February 1, 2014, surrounded by her family. Janice is predeceased by her father Bernard O'Keefe, and her brothers William and Steven O'Keefe.
Stanley J. Knapik
UXBRIDGE- Stanley J. Knapik, 96, of Crown & Eagle Apts. formerly of Millville Rd. died Sat. Feb. 1 at Genesis Health Care in Milford. His wife of 70 years, Florence L. (White) Knapik died Jan. 20, 2011.
WOONSOCKET- Cecelia McNeil 89, resident of Woonsocket, passed away January 30, 2014 at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center.
She was born August 26, 1924 in Worcester MA, daughter of the late Daniel & Gertrude (McCabe) McNeil.
She worked in the sales department for the former Kings Department Store in Woonsocket; previously she worked on ship's transporting returning troops after WWII. She was raised and lived in Woonsocket; previously she lived in Blackstone MA.
She is survived by a cousin Margaret Lizotte of North Smithfield.
Constance C. Roy
SMITHFIELD- Constance C. Roy 62, formerly of Lincoln St., died Saturday, February 1, 2014 at the Philip Hulitar Center.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Edgar and Irene (Lamontagne) Boisclair.
Connie worked as a rating specialist for Amica Insurance for the last twelve years, and was a shipping clerk for CD Burns for twenty years. She enjoyed bingo, going to the casinos, watching her soap operas, and traveling to New Hampshire. She will be sadly missed by her cats Taz and Mittens and her dog Hunter.
Lawrence R. Fine
WOONSOCKET- Lawrence "Larry" R. Fine, 62, of Cottage St., died suddenly and unexpectedly of a presumed cardiac event on January 28, 2014, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, RI. He was the loving and beloved husband of Karen A. (Christiansen) Fine, whom he married April 16, 1994.
Born in Framingham, MA, he was the son of Ernest (Sue) Fine of San Diego, CA, and Freda Schafer Fine of Bethlehem, PA.
Christian Alexander Savoie
TAUNTON- Christian Alexander Savoie, beloved infant son of Eric V. Savoie and Lilia (Rocha) Schmidt, died unexpectedly at his Taunton home on Jan. 28, 2014.
He was born in Providence, RI on July 28, 2013.
In addition to his parents, he leaves his maternal grandmother, Maria Rocha of Taunton; a brother, Brandon R. Heroux of Woonsocket, RI; a sister, Heather L. Savoie of SC; and many aunts and uncles.