Archive - 2010 - Obituary
Robert Hanley Jr.
PAWTUCKET: Robert Hanley Jr, 56, of Hunts Ave, passed October 30, 2010. He was the husband of Karen Coyle.
Robert was the loving father of Jamie, Karrie, Joey and Tabitha Coyle and grandfather of twelve. Services were private. Arrangements are by the Keefe Funeral Home, Lincoln.
For online condolences visit www.thekeefefuneralhome.com
Hrad H. Zolmian, M.D
PAWTUCKET - Hrad H. Zolmian, M.D., 96, of McNeill Street, Carthage, North Carolina and formerly ofPequot Road, Pawtucket died Sunday, October 31, 2010 at home in North Carolina. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Notley) Zolmian and the father of the late Rod S. Zolmian.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late George and Hanoushag (Anderson)Zooloomian.
Dr. Zolmian was a physician in the Blackstone Valley for many years retiring in November 1993. He was a 1936 graduate of Brown University and a 1940 graduate of Harvard University Medical School.
PAWTUCKET - Alfredo "Pauly" Barros 20, passed October 30, 2010.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of Alfredo and Fatima (Fernandes) Barros of Pawtucket. He attended Shea High School.
Besides his parents he is survived by a son, Jahrell, five sisters, Nancy Martins and her fiance Scott Palardy of Pawtucket, Martha Barros and her fiance Adilson Correia of Kissimmee, FL, Charline Barros of Kissimmee, FL, Luana Barros and Paula Barros both of Cape Verde Islands, a brother, Jesse Barros of Roxbury, MA.
VERMONT - Thelma Hunt, 74 of Fayston, VT, formally of Rumford, RI passed away Thursday, October 28 at Fletcher Allen Hospital with her daughter Brenda and son-in-law Todd by her side.
CUMBERLAND - Georgina Lawrence, 95, of High St. died Saturday in the Grandview Nursing Home, Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of the late Joaquim "Jack" Lawrence Sr.
Born in New Bedford she was the daughter of the late Jerome and Maria (Sousa) Martin. She resided in Cumberland for the past 52 years.
Mrs. Lawrence was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.
Jose L. Quinones-DeGros
PAWTUCKET. Jose L. Quinones-DeGros, 48, passed away on Friday surrounded by his family after an illness. He was the husband of Gale Gaines.
Frank R. Madonna
PAWTUCKET - Frank R. Madonna, 74, of Lake St, Pawtucket died Saturday, October 30, 2010.
He was the husband of Selma (David) Madonna. They spent 51 beautiful years together.
Mr. Madonna was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Frank and Marie (Giuliotti) Madonna. He was an iron worker at the former Newman Crosby for many years.
Mr. Madonna was a United States Navy Veteran, a member of the Italian Dramatic Club in Pawtucket, an enthusiastic hunter on trips to Prudence Island and cherished his peaceful time in Florida.
PAWTUCKET - Roland Benjamin, 91, of Pawtucket, died Friday at the Briarcliff Manor. He was the husband of Beatrice (Patenaude) Benjamin. Born in Pawtucket and a resident of the city since 1976, he was the son of the late Edward and Lorina (Grenier) Benjamin.
He was employed as a warehouse man for 30 years at Electric Boat in Quonset Point. He was a communicant of St. Cecilia Church in Pawtucket. During WWII, he served in the U.S. Navy in the submarine division.
Celine M. Girouard
BRISTOL - Celine M. Girouard, 92, died Friay at St. Elizabeth Home in Bristol. She was the beloved wife of the late Edmond Girouard. Born in Central Falls, a daughter of the late Adelard and Aglae (Poulin) Tetreault, she had resided in Warren since 1983 and previously in Pawtucket. Prior to retirement in 1983, she had been employed for 40 years at R.I. Textile and other local braid shops.
Raymond E. Dube
SOUTH ATTLEBORO - Raymond E. Dube, 88, passed October 30, 2010 at the Madonna Manor Nursing Home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Gertrude (Corneau) Dube. They have been married for 17 years.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Joseph E. and Naomi S.(Angers) Dube.
He had been employed by the Foxboro Company for many years retiring in 1985
Besides his wife he is survived by a niece, Rhonda Jewitt and he became a beloved member of Gertrude's family.He was the brother of the late Blanche Viens.
George P. Anderson
May 2, 1926-October 28, 2010
PAWTUCKET - George P. Anderson, 84, of Pawtucket has passed away. He was the son of the late Gustavus A. and Margit (Johannesen) Anderson, the brother of the late Ralph A. Anderson, and the husband of the late Mabel Mason Anderson. He is survived by two children, Jon M. Anderson and Jane L. Anderson, both of Pawtucket, and a cousin, Sally Foss, of Columbia, New Hampshire.
Dorothy R. Giannini
NORTH PROVIDENCE Dorothy R. Giannini, 85, formerly of North Providence, died Thursday, October 28, 2010. She was the wife of the late Charles Giannini.
Mrs. Giannini was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Romeo and Marion Bourque. She worked for the former Fram Corporation for many years.
Mrs. Giannini is survived by her three sons, Charles Giannini, Raymond Giannini and Roger Giannini. She also leaves her brother Richard Bourque, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was the sister of the late Roger Bourque.
Tracey Ann DeLauder
PAWTUCKET - Tracey Ann Delauder, 42, of Goff Avenue died Thursday at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island.
Born in Attleboro, Ma, she was the daughter of Myra Richards of Lady Lake, FL and the late Wesley DeLauder.
Surviving besides her mother she leaves a long time companion, Daniel Mooney also a paternal Grandmother, Florence DeLauder of Pawtucket and several Aunts, Uncles, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved maternal Grandmother Barbara Kitchen. Tracey's funeral will be private. www.cheethammortuary.com
Glenn R. Cunningham
Glenn R. Cunningham, 70, of Heroux Blvd., died Sunday in the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. He was the beloved husband of Priscilla (Lugn) Cunningham.
Born in Pawtucket he was the son of the late Samuel and Lenna (Atwell) Cunningham. He was raised in Nova Scotia returning to Cumberland at the age of six. and resided in Cumberland for the rest of his life.
Raymond A. Valentine
East Providence - Raymond A. Valentine, 85, of Irving Avenue and formerly of Arlington Drive, Lincoln died Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at Linn Health Care Center, East Providence. He was the beloved husband of Janice (Harrop) Valentine.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Andrew E. and Florence (Reddington) Valentine, he had lived in Lincoln for 32 years before moving to East Providence 25 years ago.
Frances G. Rochette
CENTRAL FALLS - Frances G. â€śFranâ€ť Rochette, 77, of Washington Street, Central Falls, died Sunday at the Memorial Hospital of RI, Pawtucket.
Born in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Alphonse and Blanche (Mouillierat)Rochette.
A graduate of Notre Dame High School, she was a member of the Notre Dame Crusaders Marching Band, performed in many local musicals and was a former member of the Notre Dame Church Choir. In her free time she enjoyed playing the piano, drawing and painting.