Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Peter J. McConville
PAWTUCKET - Peter J. McConville, 52 of Pawtucket died Friday, August 30, 2013. He is the husband of Sheri (MCQueen) McConville. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, he is the son of Lloyd and Joyce (Rocheford) Morin.
Peter worked as a Call Receiver for AAA until 2008.
Beside his wife and parents, Peter is survived by his step daughters, Ashleigh Echevaria and Erin Perkins both of Pawtucket and Becca Perkins of Providence; a daughter, Delisha Cruz of Fall River, MA; and a brother, Brian McConville of Webster, MA.
PAWTUCKET - Irene Grenon, 66, died Monday, August 26th at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ruth (Laurie) Grenon.
Irene was the sister of the late Robert, Raymond, and Roland Grenon and is survived by 6 nieces and 7 nephews.
Ms. Grenon was employed by Ann & Hope and retired in 2012. Ms. Grenon was a donor to both ASPCA and Society of the Little Flower. She leaves her best friend, Noelle her much loved cat.
Susan J. Evans
PAWTUCKET - Evans, Susan Jean, 60 of Pawtucket, died Sept. 2, 2013, at her home on Goff Avenue. Susan was the daughter of the late Ellen and John Meyer. She was the wife of the late Charles L. Evans and the mother of Candace Cloutier of Woonsocket and Scott Evans of North Providence and loving grandmother of Joshua Evans, Ellen Cloutier, Marissa Cloutier, Jeremy Evans, and Benjamin Evans.
Anna Maria Koziol
CUMBERLAND - Anna Maria (Quarto) Koziol, 95, of Riverside, formerly of Cumberland, died Aug. 25, 2013, at Orchard View Manor, East Providence. She was the wife of the late John M. Koziol, the daughter of the late Giovanni and Emelia (De Vito) Quarto and the beloved step-daughter of Maria (Iannelli) Quarto.
Mrs. Koziol was employed as an assembler for Peterson Puritan until her retirement in 1982.
Sr. Blanche Laurence
MARLBOROUGH - Sr. Blanche Laurence, a Sister of St. Anne, known in religion as Sister Mary Laurentine, died at the age of 100 at Marie Esther Health Center in this city on September 1, 2013. She was in the 81st year of vowed religious life.
LINCOLN - Marguerite Blier, 87, of Lincoln, died Monday at Hebert Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Albert D. Blier and the daughter of the late Romeo and Jeannette Bourbonierre.
Mrs. Blier had been a nurse's aide at Rhode Island Hospital and for VNA prior to her retirement. She had previously been employed at Moore Fabric Co.
Therese M. Trudeau
CENTRAL FALLS - Therese M. Trudeau, 87, passed on September 2nd. She was the wife of the late Gerard A. Trudeau.
Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late William and Florida (Tardiff) Mercier.
Therese was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother and enjoyed playing cards and bingo with her friends at Wilfred Manor. Also known as being "39 Forever".
Jerolyn V. Fink
UNCASVILLE - Jerolyn V. Fink "Precious Fawn", 70, went home on the wings of an eagle to the Great Spirit on Friday.
She was born in Cranston, RI on July 20, 1943. On March 14, 1964 she married her beloved husband Roland J. Fink Sr., in Hebronville, MA. He survives her. Together they raised their family while she also worked as a security clerk.
Margaret M. Ogden
CUMBRLAND - OGDEN, Margaret M., 98, of Cumberland, passed away on September 1, 2013. She was the wife of the late Ralph N. Ogden. Margaret was born in Cumberland the daughter of the late William and Mary Conway DeRosier.
Anna L. Wilk
LINCOLN - Anna L. Wilk, 83, passed away peacefully on August 30th at Orchard View Manor with her loving family, friends, Nurse Kathy and Rev. Susannah by her side. She was the wife of the late Mathew S. Wilk of Central Falls.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Anastasia (Kogut) Zuba of Poland.
Vito E. Bart
PAWTUCKET - Vito E. Bart, 81, of Williston Way, Pawtucket died on August 28, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the loving husband of Renee Ann Kay (Foley) Bart for fifty three years. Vito was born in Providence, the son of Joseph and Amelia (Bickayska) Bart.
Sandra A. Cullen
PAWTUCKET - Sandra A. Cullen of Pawtucket passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2013. She was the wife of Joseph Cullen. They had been married for over twenty five years.
Mrs. Cullen was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Stephen L. Vensky and Dorothy (Clifford) Vensky.
Mrs. Cullen is survived by her sons, Robert D. Smith of Burrillville and John A. Raymond and his wife Celia of Bristol. She also leaves her grandchildren, Aaron Smith, Sarah Smith, Zachary Raymond and Jasmine Raymond.
Wanda C. Milosh
ATTLEBORO - Wanda C. Milosh, 88, passed away Tuesday August 27, 2013 at Our Lady Of Fatima Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Milosh. They were married for 64 years.
Born in Cumberland she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Karolina A. (Maziarz) Rok. She lived in Attleboro for the past 8 years.
Before retiring Wanda was employed as a Buyer and Manager for the former Blackstone Fabrics of Pawtrucket. She was an avid boater and traveled world wide. She will be greatly missed.
Everett L. Anderton Jr.
CUMBERLAND - Everett L. Anderton Jr., 90, of Colonial Avenue, passed away Wednesday at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Gwyneth D. (Weaver) Anderton.
Born in Melrose, MA, he was the son of the late Everett L. Anderton Sr. and the late Marion (Hopkins) Anderton. He resided in Cumberland for most of his life, previously residing in Pawtucket.
Mr. Anderton was a United States Army, World War II Veteran, serving as member of the 1st Special Service Force, 101st Airborne, and the 82nd Airborne.
Raymond D. Degre
PAWTUCKET - Raymond D. Degre, 53 formerly of Pawtucket passed away peacefully Saturday, August 17th, at his residence in Orange City, Florida after a brief battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving wife of 30 years Teresa (Pasqualetti) Degre, his sisters Robin Duhamel, and Renae Botelho and brother-in-law John Botelho.
Born in Central Falls, he was the son of Ruth D. (St. Jean) Degre and the late Raymond R. Degre.
Laurence N. Holden
LINCOLN - Laurence N. Holden, 98, formerly of Binford Street died Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Briarcliffe Manor, Johnston. He was the husband of the late Marion L. (Lincoln) Holden.
He is survived by one daughter, Janice Holden-O'Toole of North Scituate, two sons, Robert Holden of Westerly and David A. Holden of Attleboro, MA; five grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
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Rita M. Desforges
PAWTUCKET - Rita M. Desforges, 93, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013.
She was the cherished wife of Raymond R. Desforges. They were happily married for 39 years before his passing in 1986. Lifelong resident of Central Falls; daughter of the late George & Irene Casavant.
She was a devout Catholic & dedicated member of the Holy Spirit Parish, longtime member of the VFW, diligently involved resident at Forand Manor, her home for over 30 years. A smiling face & positive force in the life of all who met her, she truly touched the lives of many people.
Robert L. Arnold
LINCOLN - Robert L. Arnold, 78, formerly of Sir Charles Road, died Monday, August 26, 2013 at Heritage Hills Nursing Center, Smithfield. He was the beloved husband of the late Letitia P. (Wallace) Arnold.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Kenneth H. and Isabelle (Taylor) Arnold, he had lived in Pawtucket for most of his life before moving to Lincoln in 1989.
Mr. Arnold was an office worker for the former Blackstone Valley Electric Company, now National Grid, for 41 years retiring in 1996.
He was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church, Pawtucket for over 50 years.
Idalina S. Alves
PROVIDENCE - Idalina "Nonnie" S. (Soares Avellar) Alves, 45 died Friday in Providence.
Calling hours Thursday 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Funeral Friday 9:00 a.m. LACHAPELLE FUNERAL HOME, 643 Main Street, Pawtucket, 10:00 a.m. St. Anthony Church, Lawn Avenue, Pawtucket. For the full obituary and to sign the guestbook visit www.lachapellefuneralhome.com.
Leonard J. Nadeau
CENTRAL FALLS - Leonard J. Nadeau, "Lenny" 93, passed on August 25th. He was the husband of Madeleine (Bergeron) Nadeau. They have been married for 63 years.
He was the son of the late Hylas J. and Emiliana (Doherty) Nadeau.
He was a self-employed Audio Video Communications specialist.
Lenny was an Army-Air Corp Veteran of WWII serving as a communications officer and pilot stationed in North Africa, Egypt, Jerusalem and France. He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol, Civil Defense and the Q B's.