Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Eric J. Fournier
ATTLEBORO - Eric J. Fournier, 84, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 18, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Lorraine T. (Marot) Fournier for 24 years, and the late Louise (Delude) Fournier. Born in Central Falls, he was a son of the late Raoul and Laura (Riendeau) Fournier.
John E. Small Sr.
FLORIDA - John E. Small Sr., of Florida and formerly of Pawtucket died on Sunday, August 18, 2013. He was the husband of the late live (Lavalle) Small.
Mr. Small was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late James Small and Anna (Gannon) Small. He was a WWII Veteran of the United States Air Force.
PAWTUCKET - Theodore Klepadlo, 84, passed away Sunday August 18, 2013 at East Gate Nursing Center in East Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Genevieve J. (Padykula) Klepadlo.
Born in Providence he was a son of the late Antoni and Stanislava (Kremski) Klepadlo. He was a life long resident of Pawtucket.
Before retiring he was employed as an Engineer for the City of Pawtucket Water Department. He was an avid woodworker.
He leaves one brother Leonard Klepadlo of North Providence and several nieces and nephews.
Doreen G. Marshall
PAWTUCKET - Doreen G. (Brule) Marshall, 56, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 16, 2013 after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Paul A. Marshall for 40 years. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Dorothy Y. (Patten) Shaw and the late James McCabe.
Doreen was a homemaker and enjoyed attending her pulmonary rehabilitation sessions, and meeting the many friends she had made over the years. Above all, Doreen was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother, and loved spending time with her family and her late canine companion Winnie.
Joseph N. Tente
PAWTUCKET - Joseph N. Tente, 81 passed away Wednesday August 14, 2013 at home. Born in Pawtucket on Dec 21, 1931, he was the son of the late Antonio & Aurora (Bento) Tente. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 yrs, Joan (Angiolillo) Tente. He was the father of the late Robert Tente, & brother to the late Alice & Arnold Tente.
Alice C. Blake
PAWTUCKET- Alice C. (McLoughlin) Blake of Pawtucket passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013.
Mrs. Blake was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late James McLoughlin and Catherine H. (Collins) Mcloughlin. She was a Pediatric Nurse at the Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket for over forty years.
Mrs. Blake was an avid New England sports fan. She dearly loved her Patriots, Red Sox and Providence College Friars.
Thelma R. Landry
PAWTUCKET- Thelma R. (Lantagne) Landry, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 16, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Landry.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Henry E. and Christine (Henvey) Lantagne.
Thelma worked for the John Hancock Insurance Company for many years until her retirement in 1978. She was a member of the St. Leo's Seniors, Pawtucket and the Senior Saints of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish, Seekonk.
Frederick J. Soltys
CUMBERLAND- Frederick J. Soltys, 88, a long time resident of Cumberland, RI, passed away on Sunday, August 11th 2013 at the Woonsocket Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Alice M. (Jackson) Soltys.
Born on July 4, 1925 in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late John & Veronica (Walczak) Soltys and the youngest Brother of Rudolph and Alphonse Soltys, both now deceased.
Clarence A. Mitchell
CENTRAL FALLS- Clarence A. "Bucky" Mitchell, 88, of Central Falls, died Monday at Pawtucket Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Dorothy G. (Delisle) Mitchell.
Born in Linwood, MA, he was a son of the late William and Phoebe (Benoit) Mitchell.
Mr. Mitchell was employed as a machinist for Pratt-Whitney Aircraft until his retirement. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He had been a member of the Knights of Columbus Sullivan Council and Wilfrid Manor Tenants Association.
TUCSON, AZ- Helen Russell (Hayes) formerly of Pawtucket, RI passed away in Tucson, AZ Saturday, August 3, 2013.
Joshua Donald Zagorski
PAWTUCKET- Joshua Donald Zagorski, 6 weeks old, died peacefully in his parent's embrace at Women and Infant's Hospital, Providence on Monday, August 12, 2013.
He was born on July 2, 2013 the beloved son of Brian J. and Debra (Teixeira) Zagorski.
Joshua leaves his sister Samantha Linda Zagorski; his loving grandparents Donna and David Teixeira of Pawtucket; and Linda and Stanley Zagorski of Leicester, MA. He was the dear nephew of Christopher Zagorski and Stacy and Kyle Graves. He was the younger brother to Jessica Rose Zagorski who preceded him to heaven.
Herve M. Boudreau
PHOENIX, AZ - Herve M. Boudreau, 74 of Phoenix, AZ began dancing with the angels August 2, 2013 after courageously battling leukemia. He was born in Troy, Vermont. After working as a union Ironworker for Local 12 Albany, NY for over 35 years he retired in Arizona and was a lifetime union member. He also served in the RI National Guard.
Michael F. Flaherty
Flaherty, Michael F., 61, passed away August 9, 2013 at Miriam Hospital. He was the husband of Kathleen "Kate" (McCrink) Flaherty.
Born in Providence, a son of Eleanore (Frazier) Flaherty and the late John Flaherty. Michael was a Captain with the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal for 30 years until retirement. He was a graduate of Bristol Community College and member of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick and the Italian Social Club in Taunton.
H. Reynold Ward
CENTRAL FALLS- H. Reynold "Lefty" Ward, 99, of 1485 High Street died Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the Grandview Center, Cumberland.
Born in Cumberland, a son of the late Hugh S. and Maude (Pollitt) Ward, he had lived in Pawtucket for most of his life before moving to Central Falls 20 years ago.
Mr. Ward was an expeditor for Potter & Johnson and Madison Industries for many years before retiring. He was an MP in the United States Army during World War II.
Gilberto R,. Roque
CENTRAL FALLS-0 Gilberto R,. Roque, 66, passed away Sunday at home, after an illness. He was the husband of Lucia M. (Perreira) Roque and had been married 40 years. He was born in San Roque, Portugal a son of the late Jose Rodrigues Roque and Mara Gilberta Medeiros. He has lived in Central Falls 21 and previously lived in Pawtucket. He was a machine operator at Tech Industries for 35 years before retiring.
Ronald A. Camire
NORTH ATTLEBORO- Ronald A. Camire, 66, of North Attleboro, Massachusetts passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013. He was the loving husband of Marie S. (Costa) Camire. They had been married for forty one years.
Mr. Camire was born in Pawtucket the son of Alfred Camire of Cumberland and the late Alice (McMahon) Camire. He was a meat cutter for many years and then worked for the Camire Corporation.
Margaret T. Farren
CRANSTON - Farren, Margaret T. (Marge), 91 formerly of Orient Avenue, Pawtucket died Thursday at Victoria Court. She was the wife of the late Roger P. Farren, Sr. Born in Cambridge, MA a daughter of the late Thomas and Marianne (Ferguson) Arkins, she was a Pawtucket resident for 50 years.
Kenneth A. Bartelson, Jr.
MAINE - Kenneth Allan Bartelson, Jr born August 18, 1965, from Pawtucket, passed away August 5, 2013 at Eastern Maine Medical Center.
Kenneth is the son of Kenneth Bartelson Sr. of Rhode Island and the late Gail Bradshaw Downey.
PAWTUCKET - Courtney Drolet, 66, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Sandra C. (Chlebek) Drolet for thirty-seven years. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Honore P. and Leona J. (Merow) Drolet.
Besides his wife, he leaves a son, Matthew D. Drolet, a daughter, Heather N. Drolet, a brother, Russell B. Drolet, a sister, Norma J. Drolet; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Honore P. Drolet, Jr.
Anthony A. Borelli
LINCOLN - Anthony A. Borelli, 92, passed on August 8th, after a brief illness.
Born in Johnston, he was the son of the late Ernest Borrelli and Bessie (Pezzullo) Borrelli.