Archive - 2012 - Obituary
PAWTUCKET - James Kacharo, 78, a retired Pawtucket Police Officer, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 16, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Ann Marie (Corr) Kacharo for forty-five years. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Denno and Adrienne (Tsatacos) Kacharo.
Walter T. Stadnicki
ATTLEBORO - Walter T. Stadnicki 98, of Canterbury Woods and formerly of Hastings Avenue Pawtucket passed away Thursday December 13, 2012 at his residence. He was the beloved husband of the late Genevieve A. (Poholek) Stadnicki. They were married for 70 years and wintered in Florida for 30 years.
Born in Pawtucket he was a son of the late Charles and Apolonia (Blecharczyk) Stadnicki.
Before retiring Walter owned and operated Stad Distributing of Pawtucket for 50 years.
PAWTUCKET - Anthony Zeromski 87, passed away Friday December 14, 2012 at Evergreen House in East Providence.
Born in Attleboro he was a son of the late Victor and Michalina (Majzuk) Zuromski.
Before retiring he was employed as an Inspector of Fine Metals.
Anthony was a WWII Army Veteran and a member of the Fierlit-Korzen A.L. Post 79 of Central Falls.
He leaves one brother Chester Zuromski and his wife Dorothy of Riverside, nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Stanley Zeromski and Charles Zuromski.
Eleanor M. Lapierre
PAWTUCKET - Eleanor M. (Roach) Lapierre, 97, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 15, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond W. Lapierre. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Kelly) Roach. Eleanor was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan as well as an avid golfer at Stone-E-Lea Golf Course, Attleboro.
Ana C. Ferreira
PAWTUCKET - Ana C. Ferreira, 92, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother died peacefully in her home in Pawtucket, December 13, 2012. She is predeceased by; her parents, Fernando Castelo and Margarida Forte, her brother Mauricio Castelo all of Alvendre, Portugal, and her brother Belmiro Castelo of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
After many years of work in the garment workers Industry, Ana retired and became an avid gardener. Her roses and Dahlias ere renowned for their beauty. Ana's flowers made the world a prettier place.
Theresa B. LaPlante
CENTRAL FALLS: Theresa B. LaPlante, 91, formerly a longtime Aetna St. resident passed peacefully on December 14th. She was the wife of the late Gerard P. LaPlante.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Marie-Reine (Tessier) Beaudoin.
Theresa had been employed by the former Coats and Clark and then worked for Texas Instruments of Attleboro for 15 years before retiring in 1975.
Caren M. Moroney
PAWTUCKET - Caren M. (O'Brien) Moroney, 71, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2012. She was the beloved wife of James W. Moroney, Sr. The couple would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on February 16, 2013. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Edith (Clarke) O'Brien. Caren was the founder of Friends of Slater of Pawtucket.
Angela D. Wilkinson
CENTRAL FALLS - Angela D. Wilkinson, passed away Friday at Memorial Hospital after an illness. She was the mother of Keith Wilkinson. She was born in Pawtucket, a daughter of Everett Wilkinson of Pawtucket and the late Cecilia Adams.
Besides her son and father she leaves a brother Kenneth Wilkinson of TN and a sister Michaela Wilkinson of Central Falls. She was the sister of the late Cynthia Duval and John Johnson.
VISITATION at the CHARLES COELHO Funeral Home Monday, 6-8PM.
Roberta C. Maziarz
ST.LOUIS, MO - Roberta C. Maziarz, 65, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Edward and Mary I. (Flynn) Maziarz, she resided in Cumberland before moving to St. Louis over thirty years ago. Roberta was an avid photographer and a 1969 graduate of Regis College, Weston, MA. She had been a designer for the Imperial Knife Company, Providence, and was most recently an editor for Maritz, St. Louis, MO.
James L. Reilly, Sr.
PAWTUCKET - James L. Reilly, Sr., 64, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 13, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Frances M. (McKenna) Reilly for 38 years.
Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of Madge (Lawton) Renex of Pawtucket and the late James B. Reilly. Jim was a US Navy and US Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was employed by American Automatic Door and was the Saturday daytime bartender at the Polish-American Club on Annie St., Pawtucket.
Armando A. Sousa
CENTRAL FALLS - Armando A. Sousa, 76 of Central Falls died Sunday at the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital. He is the husband of Paulina (Mendes) Sousa. He is the son of the late Maximino and Serafina (Rodrigues) Sousa. Born in the Azores, he came to the United States in 1971 and settled in Pawtucket. Armando moved to Central Falls in 2007.
Prior to his retirement, Armando worked as a butcher at Portion Meats in Providence, RI.
PAWTUCKET - Beatrice Dupuis, 91, of Pawtucket, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2012. She was the wife of the late Albert G. Dupuis.
Born in East Rindge, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Louise (Aube) Lavoie.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Committal Service Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 11am in the Chapel at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence. Arrangements by Costigan-O'Neill Funeral Home, Pawtucket.
EAST HARTFORD, CT - Rudolph Delpivo, 86, beloved widower of Zulmira (Estevens) Delpivo, of East Hartford, passed away on December 9, 2012 at his home, after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Pawtucket, son of the late Ercole and Regina (Eusevi) Delpivo.
Rudolph graduated from West Pawtucket Sr. High School in 1944, and attended the University of Rhode Island, he moved to Windsor Locks, and later to East Hartford where he lived for over 25 years.
PAWTUCKET - Bernard Wiker, 91, passed away Monday December 10, 2012 at the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Wiewura) Wiker. They were married for 63 years.
Born in Kingston, NH, he was a son of the late John and Katherine (Koczera) Wiker. He lived in Pawtucket for the past 65 years.
Before retiring he was employed as Parts Manager for the former Choquette Appliance Co. for 37 years.
He was a WWII Army Veteran serving as a Captain with the Hospital Corps training section. He was a member of the DAV
John N. Campbell, Jr.
CUMBERLAND - John N. Campbell, Jr., 80, died Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Cynthia A. (Neuschuez) Campbell. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on November 15.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late John N. and Grace (Hampson) Campbell, he had lived in Cumberland for the past 43 years. They summered in Buttonwoods for many years.
Donna M. Sammartino
CUMBERLAND - Donna M. Sammartino, 59, of Philip Ave., passed away Sunday in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Mark Sammartino.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of Donald and Odette (Cardanha) Crowe of Cumberland. Mrs. Sammartino was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.
Mary Connie Crosby
CENTRAL FALLS - Mary Connie Crosby, one of six children born to the late Bento and Antonia Fernandes. She settled in Central Falls in 1940 and supported her children working as an assembler at Hasbro.
She leaves her devoted children, Jerry Crosby of Pawtucket and Eileen and loving son-in-law Jim McGowan and Granddog Max of Seekonk.
She had lived at Blackstone Falls where she was an active member of the tenants association. She was loving, caring, had a great sense of humor and deep faith. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
PAWTUCKET - Deborah Allen, 52, passed December 8th. She was the daughter of the late Leon A. Plouff Jr. and Maureen (Miniati) Plouff.
She Is survived by four children, Tracey Allen, Daniel Allen Jr, Jesse Allen and Kimberly Njie all of Pawtucket, two grandchildren, Ame Njie and Trachen Johnson, four sisters, Donna Plouff, Doreen Ledo, Denise Davis all of Pawtucket and Margaret "Gidget" Grivers of Lincoln, three brothers, Leon "Kip" Plouff III of Cumberland, Henry Plouff of Pawtucket and Russell Plouff Sr. of Seekonk and many nieces and nephews.
Helen A. Ball
PAWTUCKET - Helen A. Ball, 96, passed December 7, 2012. She was the wife of the late William J. Ball Jr.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late John F. and Agnes (Shockroo) King.
She was a Charter Member of St. Leo Senior Citizens and the Fogarty Manor Association.
Dorothy E. Ward
DEDHAM, MA - Dorothy E. (Davis) Ward, 83, of Dedham, MA and formerly of West Roxbury, MA, Seekonk, MA and Pawtucket, RI, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 7, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas Ward.
Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Edica (Moore) Davis. Dorothy was a member of the former St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Pawtucket, RI and had also been active in the Rhode Island Heart Association and the Easter Seal Stroke Club.