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October 26th

Claire M. Coutu

October 26, 2012

Claire M. Coutu

PAWTUCKET - Claire M. Coutu, 95, of East Avenue, Towers East, Pawtucket, died Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Philip Hulitar Home & Hospice Center in Providence. She was the wife of the late Henry C. Coutu.
Claire was born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Osea and Ozeline (Boutin) Lallier. Though she worked as a textile worker and then retired from Hasbro Industries, she enjoyed being a home maker to her family the most.

Marcel G. Bergeron

October 26, 2012

Marcel G. Bergeron

CENTRAL FALLS - Marcel G. Bergeron, 94, passed peacefully October 26th. He was the husband of Isabelle (Beaudoin) Bergeron. They have been married for 63 years.
Born in Drummondville, Quebec, a son of the late Joseph and Lydia (Marier) Bergeron.
He had been employed by Gilbane Corp. as a Union Carpenter serving Local 94 for many years.

October 25th

Helen V. Dumont

October 25, 2012

Helen V. Dumont

Helen V. Dumont, 80, of Cumberland, died suddenly on Wednesday at RI Hospital. She was the wife of Richard R. Dumont. They had been married 56 years. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Konstance (Trzuskowski) Padykula.
Mrs. Dumont had been the manager of the employees credit union at Corning Glass and later Osram Sylvania until her retirement. She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church and long time volunteer for the parish.

Rolande Letellier

October 25, 2012

Rolande Letellier

CUMBERLAND - Rolande Letellier, 90, of High Street, passed away Thursday in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Raymond W. Letellier.
Born in North Providence, she was the daughter of the late Leonidas and Regina (Davignon) Daignault. She resided in Cumberland for the past 62 years, previously residing in Central Falls.
Mrs. Letellier was employed as a Tester for the Texas Instruments Company for many years, previously employed by Ann & Hope Inc. After her retirement she worked for the Visiting Nursing Service.

Juliet M. Mello

October 25, 2012

Juliet M. Mello

PAWTUCKET - Juliet M. Mello of Glen Meadows Drive, Pawtucket died Tuesday, October 23, 2012. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Mello Jr.
Mrs. Mello was born in Bristol, the daughter of the late August Sousa and Angelina (Motta) Sousa. She was a homemaker.

Robert E. Mercier

October 25, 2012

Robert E. Mercier

NORTH ATTLEBORO - Robert Edward Mercier, 76, a longtime resident of North Attleboro died early Tuesday, October 23, 2012 in Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Annette (Brodeur) Reynolds Mercier for over eight years and husband of the late Evelyn (Vaillancourt) Mercier who passed away in 2002.
Born June 28, 1936 in Attleboro, he was the son of the late Edward F. and Florence L. (Charron) Mercier.

October 24th

Mary Wudyka

October 24, 2012

Mary Wudyka

CUMBERLAND - Mary Wudyka, 94 of Pleasant Street passed away Monday in Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Joseph P. Wudyka Sr.
Born in Warren, MA., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Bertha (Masto) Polak. She was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.
She was employed as a spinner for the former Lebanon Knitting Mill of Pawtucket for 16 years until her retirement. She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church, Cumberland.

Carmelo A. Perroni

October 24, 2012

Carmelo A. Perroni

PROVIDENCE - Carmelo A. Perroni of Riverdale Street, Providence died October 21, 2012 at the Rhode Island Veterans Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Iolanda Perroni.
Mr. Perroni was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Joseph Perroni and Rosina (Silvestri) Perroni
He was a United States Army Air Corp Veteran of WWII serving in the Japanese Theatre.
Besides his wife Carmelo leaves his daughters, Joyce Gilheeney of Providence and Katherine Pescarino of Pawtucket. He also leaves a son Charles McNally of Central Falls.

Stephen Dion

October 24, 2012

Stephen Dion

PAWTUCKET - Stephen Dion, 54, of Pawtucket, passed away Friday, October 19, 2012. Born in Attleboro, MA, he was the son of the late Henry and Patricia (Trahan) Dion. Stephen was a former Pawtucket firefighter and a dedicated coach for many of the areas youth and high school football teams.
He is survived by three brothers, Russell, Keith, and James Dion, and one sister, Helene Dion-Dufresne.

Marion F. Nolin

October 24, 2012

Marion F. Nolin

LINCOLN - Marion F. "Aunt Marion" Nolin, 86, died October 22, 2012 after an illness.
Born and raised in Lincoln, she was a beloved daughter of the late Charles and Mary (McGuinniss) Nolin.
Miss Nolin enjoyed her family and work. She worked for an advertising agency in Providence and her family benefited from her work as they received tickets in the front row for special events. Marion devoted herself to her family and St. Jude's Church of Lincoln.
She was a graduate of Holy Trinity School and was a high school graduate of St. Xavier Academy.

Juliet M. Mello

October 24, 2012

Juliet M. Mello

PAWTUCKET - Juliet M. Mello of Glen Meadows Drive, Pawtucket died Tuesday, October 23, 2012. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Mello Jr.
Mrs. Mello was born in Bristol, the daughter of the late August Sousa and Angelina (Motta) Sousa. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Mello is survived by her sons, Joseph E. Mello III and Michael A. Mello, both of Pawtucket. She also leaves a sister Lenora Tavares of Tiverton. She was the sister of the late Carmen Dubie, John Sousa, Manuel Sousa and Walter Sousa.

October 23rd

Lorraine Shoultz

October 23, 2012

Lorraine Shoultz

WILMINGTON, OHIO - Lorraine Shoultz, age 80, of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away Saturday afternoon, October 20, 2012 at her residence in Wilmington, Ohio.
She was born March 24, 1932 in Rehobeth, Rhode Island, daughter of the late Gilbert J. & Priscilla (Needham) Pelletier Sr. On June 6, 1952, she married Paul Fredick Shoultz, who died December 18, 1987.
Lorraine had worked as a Cashier for Kroger and was a member of the St. Columbkille Cath. Church, Wilmington.

John H. Famiglietti, Sr.

October 23, 2012

John H. Famiglietti, Sr.

PAWTUCKET - John H. Famiglietti, Sr., 78, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Madeline E. (Handy) Famiglietti for 57 years.

Lillian R. McGowan

October 23, 2012

Lillian R. McGowan

CUMBERLAND - Lillian R. (Hulme) McGowan passed away peacefully October 23, 2012. At 100 years of age, Lillian was ready to enjoy eternity with her beloved Bill and the Blessed Mother, both of whom shared in her devotion.
In God's gardens, Lillian may once again tend the flowers and write her poetry or sit in the sun while she quilts. A corner bower will house a baby grand for her music. And every sun-gray day, Lillian's loving legacy of 6 children, 16 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and 7 great, great grandchildren will hold her in our hearts.

Karen Burgess Rose

October 23, 2012

Karen Burgess Rose

RHODE ISLAND - Loving wife, mother & Grammy, Karen Rose died after fighting peritoneal cancer for more than two years. She entered her reward in heaven from her home surrounded by family. Karen was born on October 26, 1947 in Attleboro, Massachusetts to the late Henry Konrad and Virginia Bora Burgess.
She spent her early years traveling with her father as a Coast Guard family. As the first born child with four younger boys in the family, Karen began her life-long hallmark of caring for others by helping to raise her brothers.

Ruth E. Doctor

October 23, 2012

Ruth E. Doctor

EAST PROVIDENCE - Ruth E. (Clarkson) Doctor, 92, of Newman Avenue, Rumford and formerly of Pawtucket died Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket. She was the wife of the late Edmond H. Doctor.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Charles and Blanche (McKeon) Clarkson, she had lived in Pawtucket for most of her life before moving to Rumford 11 years ago.
Mrs. Doctor was the owner of a ceramic studio before retiring. She had previously worked in a drug store.

Ethel Nicholas

October 23, 2012

Ethel Nicholas

CUMBERLAND - Ethel (Gibbons) Nicholas, 88, of Pound Road died Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late William R. Nicholas.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late James and Sarah (Stones) Gibbons, she had lived in Cumberland for most of her life.

Eugene J. Picard Jr.

October 23, 2012

Eugene J. Picard Jr.

CUMBERLAND - Eugene J. Picard Jr., 57, formerly of Cumberland, died October 9th. Born in Pawtucket he was a son the late Eugene J. and Theresa (Carpenter) Picard Bozzo.
Mr. Picard was an Army veteran of the Viet Nam War.
His brother Robert J. Picard and his wife Kimberly of Johnston, his sisters Cynthia M. Colannino of Three Rivers, MA and Deborah A. Connors of Warwick, his nieces Meaghan E. Colannino, Abigail L. Gilbert, Lauryn T. Picard and Brooke E. Picard survive him.

Kelly M. Carroll

October 23, 2012

Kelly M. Carroll

PAWTUCKET - Kelly M. Carroll, 29, of Pawtucket passed away on October 19, 2012. Her full obituary can be found at
www.manningheffern.com.

Maria T. Cabral

October 23, 2012

Maria T. Cabral

PAWTUCKET - Maria T. (Botelho) Cabral, 74, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 22, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Manuel S. Cabral.
Born in the Azores, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Joao and Maria (Julia) Botelho. Maria leaves three sons, Manuel D. Cabral and his wife, Margarita of Cumberland, John G. Cabral and his wife, Eduarda of Exeter and Joe M. Cabral and his wife, Carol of Harrisville; seven grandchildren; three brothers, John, Manuel and Joe Botelho and many nieces and nephews.

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