Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Mary H. Szczoczarz
CUMBERLAND - Mary H. Szczoczarz, 90, of Minerva Avenue, passed away Tuesday at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Michael J. Szczoczarz Sr.
Born in Clinton, MA, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary Matisewski. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life.
Dr. Ronald L.
PLAINVILLE- Dr. Ronald L. Ciombor, DDS, 64, of Plainville and Little Compton, RI passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 11, 2012 while playing golf, the sport he loved, in Bonita Springs, Florida. He was the loving husband of Maureen (Murphy) Ciombor for over 41 years.
Born January 30, 1948 in Pawtucket, RI, he was a son of the late Louis and Jean (Wucjik) Ciombor.
Phyllis A. Charette
EAST PROVIDENCE- Phyllis A. Charette, 55, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 14, 2012.
Born in Fall River, she was a beloved daughter of Mrs. Sybil A. (Ostroff) Charette and the late George J. Charette.
NORTH PROVIDENCE- Dupre-Laliberte Madeleine A., 56, of North Howard Ave. passed away Saturday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of William R. Dupre Sr.
Born in Detroit, MI she was the daughter of Rita (Lanoue) Provencher of San Antonio, TX and the late Roger J. Provencher. She resided in North Providence for the past 9 years previously residing in Las Vegas.
She had worked in the medical field for over 20 years.
Joel M. Callahan
FT. MYERS, FL. - CALLAHAN, Joel M., 41, died unexpectedly Thurs. Nov. 8th at his Ft. Myers, Florida, home from hemorrhagic pancreatitis. He was born in Providence, and grew up in Pawtucket. He was the beloved husband of Binky (Lim) Callahan, and son of Elizabeth (Callahan) Miller and Mordecai Miller. He is also survived by his brother Raymond E. Callahan, and several nieces and nephews.
Ellen A. Leland
SEEKONK - Ellen A. (Petzold) Leland, 72, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 11, 2012. She was the beloved wife of Charles R. Leland, Jr. for 52 years. Born in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Eleanor (Sisson) Petzold. Ellen was a nurse at the Pleasant Manor Nursing Center, Attleboro for over 40 years until retiring.
Frances E. Stauff
PAWTUCKET- Frances E. Stauff, 82 of Pawtucket, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2012. She was the wife of James Stauff.
Born in Seekonk, MA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Angelina (Siakala) Matonis.
Besides her husband she is survived by a daughter, Linda Evora and her husband, Adalberto; three sisters, Angelina Giraldo, Dorothy Stanley, and Ruth DeJesus; three grandsons, Scott, Clinton, and Eric Stauff and five great granddaughters. She also leaves her special caregiver, Kayla Whipple. She was the mother of the late Dennis Stauff.
Ronald A. Bedard
PAWTUCKET - Ronald A. Bedard, 75, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Carol C. (Capron) Bedard for 48 years.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Omer and Irene (Gobielle) Bedard. Ronald was a US Navy Korean War veteran, having served aboard the USS Saratoga as a "Plank Owner" and member of her first crew. He worked for W.F. Culton Motor Express before retiring and was a member of the Teamsters, Local 151. Ronald enjoyed playing cards and reading the National Geographic.
Edward L. Godfrey
CUMBERLAND - Edward L. Godfrey, 91, passed away November 3 in the Holiday Retirement Home, Lincoln. He was the husband of Lucille A. (Fontaine) Godfrey, and they had been married for 63 years.
Born in Brighton, MA he was the son of the late Joseph and Florence (Cummings) Godfrey. He resided in Cumberland for the past 50 years.
He was a United States Army, World War II Veteran.
Mr. Godfrey was employed as an engraver for the Leavens Manufacturing.
He was an avid fisherman, loved bowling, painting and was also a fan of the New England Patriots.
LOWELL - Danielle Nicole Bradley, 23, of Lowell and formerly of Pawtucket, RI passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, November 11, 2012 in the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill surrounded by her loving family after succumbing to injuries from a stroke suffered on July 4.
She was the beloved fiance of Daniel Pyne.
Born June 2, 1989 in Providence, RI, she was a daughter of Michelle (St. Pierre) Bradley of South Thomaston, ME and the late Arnie T. Bradley II.
EAST PROVIDENCE - Antonio Rebelo, 87, of Mayflower St., died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at the RI Hospital. He was the husband of the late Maria do Carmo (Lopes) Rebelo.
Born Sept. 1, 1925, in Penalva do Castelo, Portugal, he was a son of the late Manuel and Herminia (Loureiro) Rebelo.
Gloria L. Dumont
CENTRAL FALLS - Gloria L. Dumont died at the Miriam Hospital on Saturday, November 10th after an illness. She was the wife of Michael P. Dumont. She was born in Atlantic City, NJ, the daughter of the late George H. and Eunice (Corcoran) Hands, Jr. She was a longtime resident of the Blackstone Valley.
Mrs. Dumont was employed as a CNA at Cartie's Health Center. She was a volunteer at the Salvation Army.
Peter A. Haduk
CUMBERLAND: Peter A. Haduk, 58, passed November 10th. He was the son of the late Lewis and Jeannette (Martin) Haduk. He was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.
CUMBERLAND - Alda Antonio, 93, of Red Gate Road, passed away surrounded by her loving family Saturday at the Summit Commons Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Ramiro Antonio.
Born in Cumberland on April 7, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Francisco and Zulmira (Rodrigues) Cepinha. She was a life-long resident of Cumberland.
Mrs. Antonio was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.
Richard B. Lagasse
SOUTH ATTLEBORO - Richard B. Lagasse, 67, died Thursday, November 8, 2012 in Boston Medical Center, Boston.
He was born May 29, 1945 in Pawtucket, RI, and was a son of the late George R. and Madeline (Booth) Lagasse.
Richard was a lifelong resident of South Attleboro and graduated from Attleboro High School in 1963. He worked as a material handler in numerous local manufacturing companies.
Richard loved to sing and sang in the Ocean State Barbershop Chorus for 22 years.
CUMBERLAND - Francis "Frank" Reilly, 88, of Crowell Street, passed away Sunday at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Mary E. (Giraldo) Reilly.
Richard Bruce Fairweather
PAWTUCKET - Richard Bruce Fairweather, 68, of Chaplin Street passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012 at home.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Everett H. and Ivy (Robertshaw) Fairweather.
Richard graduated from Tolman High School in 1962. Following high school, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Rhode Island National Guard. He worked as a successful sales executive for many years before retiring in 2007.
Michael F. Hull Sr.
PAWTUCKET - Michael F. Hull Sr., 52, of Hanover Ave. passed away Monday in the R. I. Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Deborah (Brandt) Hull.
Born in Columbia, SC he was the son of the late James G. and Dorothy A. (Wilson) Hull. He resided in Pawtucket for the past 31 years previously residing in Cumberland.
He was the owner of the A & M Sheet Metal & Roofing Co., Pawtucket for the past 23 years and City Streets Liquors, Woonsocket for the past 5 years.
Michael was also a former coach with the Pineview Little League for 12 years.
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.