Archive - Nov 2012 - Obituary
Dr. John G. Erhardt
SEEKONK - Dr. John G. Erhardt, 92, a retired educator, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 5, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Rita M. (Gagnon) Mooney-Erhardt and the late Eleanor (Tareila) Erhardt. Born in East Providence, the son of the late John G. and Katherine J. (Kirby) Erhardt, he resided in Riverside before moving to Seekonk over 40 years ago.
Mary C. Read
PAWTUCKET - Mary C. (Lanois) Read, 86, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 5, 2012. She was the beloved wife of Kenneth I. Read for fifty-nine years.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Albert Lanois Sr. and Grace (Elderkin) Lanois. Mary was a winder at the Seekonk Lace Company for twenty years before retiring in 1988. She attended New Horizons Adult Day Center for the past three years.
Ronald J. Gauthier
PAWTUCKET - Ronald J. Gauthier, 71, of Wilton Avenue died surrounded by his loving family Sunday, November 4, 2012 at home after a short illness. He was the beloved husband of Elaine S. (Laffey) Gauthier.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Rosario and Hilda (Boday) Gauthier.
PAWTUCKET - Maurice Bricault, 84, passed away on November 3rd at home. He was the husband of Louise Rita (Bourget) Bricault. They have been married for 59 years. He resided in Pawtucket most of his life before moving to Wake Robin Rd, Lincoln 4 years ago.
He had been employed by the former Olney and Payne Oil for 30 years; he then worked for Oleans Oil. He was a Korean War Veteran.
In Memory of
Rita (Gagne) Giguere
May 29, 1917 - October 10, 2012
RICHARDSON, TX - Rita Giguere, age 95 of Richardson, TX passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2012.
Robert H. Allard, Sr.
Robert H. Allard, Sr., 75 of Pawtucket died Wednesday at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. He is the husband of Tracy (Walsh) Allard and they have been married for 30 years. Born in Fall River, Massachusetts he is the son of the late Edward and Catherine (O'Regan) Allard. He has been a Pawtucket resident for 44 years.
Robert was the owner and operator of Coleman Tire Sales in Pawtucket for 30 years. He was also an Army Veteran
James R. Murray
PAWTUCKET - James 'Jimmy' R. Murray, 66, passed away October 24, 2012 after an illness.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late James Madden and Loretta (Beauregard) Murray, he was a lifelong resident of the city, and had been employed as an expediter for the former Feldman Furniture Co. for several years. Jimmy had also tended bar part time in the Pawtucket area.
He leaves a sister, Rita E. Buteau and her husband Richard and a brother Al Beauregard all of Florida, 4 nephews and a niece.
Jose Lameiras Alves
CUMBERLAND - Jose Lameiras Alves, 79, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, November 2, in the Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Mary C. (Paiva) Alves.
Born in Aldeia Formosa, Portugal, he was the son of the late Adelino and Maria Augusta (Tavares) Alves. He resided in Cumberland for many years.
He was a United States Army, Korean War Veteran.
Mr. Alves was employed as a production manager for American Insulated Wire for 38 years, retiring in 1990.
G. Eleanor D'Olivo
LINCOLN - G. Eleanor (Bateman) D'Olivo, 92, of Vista Drive died Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. She was the wife of the late Ralph W. D'Olivo.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Charles E. and Pearl (Blanding) Bateman, she had lived in Lincoln for the past 55 years.
Maurice F. Benoit
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Maurice F. Benoit, 94 of N. Smithfield, formerly of Cumberland, died Sunday at St. Antoine Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Beatrice T. (Guindon) Benoit. Born in Central Falls, he was a son of the late Albert and Laura (Dumaine) Benoit.
Mr. Guindon was a self employed owner of a Maintenance business for over 35 years. He was a World War II veteran having served with the Merchant Marines.
Mr. Benoit was an avid golfer and in his younger years he was a boxer.
Thomas J. Kerry, Jr.
PAWTUCKET - Thomas J. Kerry, Jr., 69, entered into eternal life on Thursday, November 1, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Pamela (Leake) Kerry for 25 years. Born in Hartford, CT, he was a son of the late Thomas J., Sr. and Mary (Ellsworth) Kerry.
Tom worked as a software programmer for Matchrite Color Matching Systems for over 15 years. He was a communicant of Blessed John Paul II Parish and an active 4th Degree member of the parish's Knights of Columbus council.
Michael N. Kazas
PROVIDENCE - Michael N. Kazas (70), son of (the late) Nicholas and Keriaki (Mastrantonis) Kazas of Providence, RI, died early morning Thursday, November 1, 2012 after a battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Espie (Beck) KazasProvidence, RI; his daughter, Sunday Kazas and granddaughter Aspasia-Dina Gordon, Providence and Pawtucket, RI; his son Nicholas Kazas and wife Melissa Kazas and grandchildren Matthew Seavey-Pimental & Damiana Kazas, Douglas, MA.
Herbert B. Tootell
PROVIDENCE - Herbert B. Tootell, 67, of Sassafras Street, Providence, died Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was born in Central Falls, a son of the late George and Mildred (Garde) Tootell.
Joseph T. Flanagan
PAWTUCKET - Joseph T. Flanagan of Charlton Avenue, Pawtucket died Thursday, November 1, 2012.
Mr. Flanagan was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Thomas J. Flanagan and Catherine (Pierce) Flanagan. He was a United States Navy Veteran.
Mr. Flanagan is survived by his sisters, Catherine Arnston of California, Ruth Cabral and Lorraine Connolly both of Pawtucket. He also leaves his brother William Flanagan of Pawtucket. He was the brother of the late Thomas Flanagan.