Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Dorothy J. Kimmett, R.N.
PAWTUCKET - Dorothy J. (Marks) Kimmett, R.N., 96, passed away at home on Friday, May 31, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late James J. Kimmett. Born in Westmount, Quebec, Canada, a daughter of the late George and Janet (Roy) Marks, she resided in Pawtucket since 1962.
Noreen P. Unwin
PAWTUCKET - Noreen P. Unwin, 86, of Prospect Street, Pawtucket, died on June 9, 2013. She was the wife of the late George J. Unwin.
Noreen was born in Pawtucket the daughter of the late Michael and Marion (Bardsley) McCormick. She worked for Chuck Wagon food service company and managed the cafeteria at the Corning Glass and SABNife.
Annette I. Desjardins
NASHUA, NH - Annette Irene (Dumais) Desjardins 83, passed away Sunday at the Merrimack Hospice House after a courageous battle with colon cancer.
Annette was the wife of Roland Desjardins who passed away in 1993. She lived in RI for 79 years before moving to Nashua, NH in 2009 to be near her family.
Annette was predeceased by her four brothers, Armand, Jerry, Paul and Roland Dumais and two sisters Emilia Desmaris and Rita Roy and a grandson Doyle Horvath.
Annette was employed at the former Peterson Puritan for 36 years.
CUMBERLAND - Rolande LeClair, 97, formerly of Arnolds Mills Road, passed away Friday at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Arthur LeClair.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Rodolphe and Diana (Larocque) Pare'. She resided in Cumberland for over 60 years, previously residing in Pawtucket.
She was a communicant of St. John Vianney Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. She loved to read, and was a member of the St. John Vianney Seniors. She was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Bertrand L. Bourget
LEESBURG, FL. - Bertrand Louis Bourget, passed away at his home in Leesburg, Florida on June 1st at the age of 86. Born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island he served in the United States Navy during World War II.
He owned and operated Colonial Tree and Prestige Tree Services, servicing many private and municipal landscaping needs in the state of Rhode Island. Later, he and his wife operated the Inn at Brevard, a bed and breakfast inn in Western North Carolina. Bertrand was a member of Eckankar and attended Unity Church in Leesburg, Florida, where he settled in retirement.
Richard A. Lussier
PAWTUCKET - Richard A. Lussier, 54, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late George and Dianne (Donth) Lussier.
Richard was a union carpenter for many years. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed completing jigsaw puzzles. Most of all he was a loving father and hard worker, who enjoyed the simple pleasures of life.
Patrick J. Callery
BARRINGTON - Callery, Patrick Joseph, 82 of Barrington, formerly of Pawtucket and Bristol, passed away May 30, 2013 at RI Hospital. He was the husband of the late E. Virginia (Kurriss) Callery. Born in Pawtucket he was the son of the late Patrick J. and Christina (Madden) Callery.
Leslie K. King
LINCOLN - Leslie K. King, 56, passed peacefully with family and friends by her side on June 5th.
She was the daughter of the late William S. King Jr. and Phyllis E. (Lincoln) King.
Leslie had been employed as a police dispatcher by the Town of Lincoln since 2001.
She was an avid fan of Albanach and Through the Doors bands, and also loved motorcycles, crafts, traveling and photography, but most of all loved her family and friends.
Kevin B. McBurney, Esq.
PAWTUCKET - McBurney, Kevin B. Esq. of Division Street, Pawtucket, died June 4, 2013 at The Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island in Pawtucket. He was born in Pawtucket, the son of John McBurney, Esq. and Ann (Rivello) McBurney of Pawtucket. Kevin was a private practice attorney for many years.
James M. Ryan
RIVERSIDE - Ryan, James M., "Jamie" 61, of Riverside, died peacefully, Monday, surrounded by his family at home.
He was the husband of Karen (Haskell) Ryan, father of Amy and Brett Ryan and brother of Edward Ryan, Beverly Melucci and Aurise Carden.
Visitation Thursday 4-7pm in the ANDERSON-WINFIELD Funeral Home, Route 44 at Greenville Common, Greenville. Funeral and burial private. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. For complete obituary visit andersonwinfield.net.
PROVIDENCE - Maynard-Dunbar, Jean, age 91, formerly of Pawtucket, died May 30, 2013. For obituary please visit www.rebellofuneralhome.com.
James T. Gallella
CUMBERLAND - James T. Gallella, 77, of Angell Road, passed away Sunday at The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Frances (Malloy) Gallella.
Born in Stoneham, MA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anne (Hastings) Gallella. He resided in Cumberland for most of his life.
Mr. Gallella was a communicant of the Historic St. Joseph Church, Mendon Road, Cumberland.
PAWTUCKET - Ricardo Rose, 63, passed on May 31, 2013. He was the husband of Renee (Benoit) Rose.
Born in Central Falls, he was a son of John Rose Sr. and Dorothy (Trudeau) Rose.
He had been employed by Handy and Harman for 27 years and then retired from EMS of Attleboro.
Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Christina Rose, three sons, Eric Rose, Colin Rose, and Marcus Rose, a brother, John Rose Jr. and a granddaughter, Justine Vota. He was the father of the late Veronica Rose.
LINCOLN - Ann Theresa "Terri" (Martin) Harris, 81, of Parker Street died Monday, June 3, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Francis A. Martin, Jr., a former state representative from the City of Pawtucket, and the late Charles C. Harris.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Grennan) Cooney, she had lived in Pawtucket for most of her life before moving to Lincoln in 1995.
Vincent P. McKinnon
RUMFORD - Vincent P. McKinnon, died peacefully at home in Rumford on Sunday, June 2, 2013. He was the beloved friend and companion of Dora Burch. He was the husband of the late Louise (Melucci) McKinnon. Mr. McKinnon was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Charles and Mary Elizabeth (Kiley) McKinnon.
REHOBOTH - Kanarian, Armenouhi (Pahigian), 90, a longtime resident of Rehoboth, MA, passed away peacefully January 14, 2013 at the Life Care Center, Attleboro, MA. Born in Lowell, MA to the late Verkin and Armenag Pahigian. She was raised in Boston, MA. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Norire Kanarian with whom she owned and operated the Avenue Superette in Pawtucket for many years.
Susan W. Verdon
LINCOLN - Susan W. Verdon, 92, of Wake Robin Road died Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Miriam Hospital, Providence.
A lifelong resident of Lincoln, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Kathleen M. (Keaney) Verdon.
Miss Verdon was a housekeeper and a companion, and later was a bookkeeper for Chase Metals before retiring.
Joan E. Trelease
LITTLE COMPTON - Joan E. (Walsh) Trelease, 71, entered into eternal life on Monday, May 27, 2013. Born in Boston, she was a daughter of the late Dr. James T. and Dr. Phyllis Walsh-Sullivan and the step-daughter of Dan Sullivan.
Nora B. Moore
PAWTUCKET - Nora B. Moore, 59, of Ballston Avenue, Pawtucket passed away on Monday, May 27, 2013. She was the wife of David Yuells.
Nora was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, the daughter of the late Thomas Moore and Josephine (Paine) Moore. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island in Pawtucket for many years.
Besides her husband Nora is survived by her sister Patricia Matthies of Aurora, Colorado and her two rescue dogs Brownie and Sybil.