Archive - 2013 - Obituary
James W. McKenna
CUMBERLAND - James W. McKenna, 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Oak Hill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Pawtucket, RI. Born on 7/18/1925 in New York, James eventually settled down in the State of Rhode Island. He was a 1948 graduate of Central High School. He served as an aviator in the United States Navy during World War II from 1943-1946. James was employed by the Johnston School Department of Transportation as a bus driver from 1969-1980, also owning and operating his own Laundromat business from 1970 until his retirement in 2002.
PAWTUCKET - Pasco Perrotti, 92, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 23, 2013. A son of the late Giovanni and Filomena (Poce) Perrotti, he was raised in the Mt. Pleasant section of Providence. Pat was the beloved husband of the late Victoria B. (Macksoud) Perrotti, after their marriage the couple resided in Central Falls before moving to Pawtucket in 1972.
Lisa M. Belrose
CUMBERLAND - Lisa M. Belrose, 47, of Broad Street, passed away unexpectedly at home.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph O. Belrose Sr. and the late Jean A. (LeBlanc) Belrose. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life.
She leaves her son, Jesse Belrose of Cumberland, three sisters, Linda Goula of Cumberland, Judith Erikson of Pawtucket and Laurie Shunney of Pawtucket, one brother, Joseph O. Belrose Jr. of Blackstone, MA; she had several nieces and nephews. Lisa was the companion of David Brouillette
CENTRAL FALLS - Deolinda Neves, 89, formerly of Summit Street, passed away Friday in the Oak Hill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Pawtucket.
Born in Cumberland she was the daughter of the late Antonio A. and Palmira (De Jesus) Neves. She resided in Pawtucket for the past 12 years, previously residing in Central Falls.
Miss Neves was employed as Tape Weaver for the Hope Webbing Company for many years.
She was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.
PAWTUCKET - Fernanda (Gomes) DeAndrade, 94, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. She was the wife for sixty-eight years of the late Alvaro DeAndrade, Sr.
Born in Lisbon, Portugal, she was a daughter of the late Manuel and Gabriella (Andre) Gomes. Fern came to the United States at the age of 18 months, spending her life in Rhode Island.
Daniel M. Campos
PAWTUCKET - Daniel M. Campos, 77 of Pawtucket, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013. Born in Cambridge, MA, he was the son of the late Francisco and Anduzenda (Midas-Mendes) Campos. Daniel was a U.S. Army Veteran.
Daniel is survived by a brother, Francis Campos, a nephew, Louis Campos, a niece Paula Campos, and several other nieces and nephews.
Agnes R. Lawrence
PAWTUCKET - Agnes R. (Rock) Lawrence, RN, 86, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 22, 2013. She was the beloved wife of John H. Lawrence for 65 years.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Catherine (Carr) Rock. Agnes served in the U.S. Navy Nursing Cadet Corps during World War II. She was a member of the graduating Class of 1947 at Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. Agnes worked as a maternity ward nurse at Memorial Hospital of RI until retiring in 1991. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Mary Dolores Cormier
LAS VEGAS - Mary Dolores "Dolly" Cormier, 76, living the past 13 years in Las Vegas, Nevada and formerly of 650 River Road in Lincoln, passed into eternal rest on Thursday February 7, 2013 after a long battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). She was the beloved wife of the late Richard S. Cormier. She was born in Central Falls, the daughter of the late Antonio and Mary (Alves) Garcia
Fred H. Brown
CUMBERLAND - Fred H. Brown, 85 of Chambers Street, formerly of Read Street, Attleboro, passed away Wednesday at the Grandview Center, Cumberland. He was the beloved husband of Lucy E. (Marshall) Brown and they had been married for 65 years.
Born in Cedarville, NJ, and he was the son of the late Harry C. and Minnie (Erwin) Brown. He resided in Attleboro for 15 years, previously residing in Pawtucket.
Mr. Brown was the owner of F.H. Brown Machine Company for over 25 years, retiring in 1996.
Lawrence Donald Reedy
CUMBERLAND - Lawrence Donald Reedy, 82, of Vista Drive, passed away Tuesday at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Mary C. (Collins) Reedy, and they had been married for 61 years.
Born in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late John and Estelle (Osiecki) Reedy. He resided in Cumberland for most of his life.
He was the owner of Sewbiz Industries.
Joaquim D. Guerra
CENTRAL FALLS - Joaquim D. Guerra, 90, formerly of Tremont Street, passed away Wednesday at the Pawtucket Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center, Pawtucket. He was the husband of Gracinda (de Carvalho) Dias Guerra.
Born in Lameiro, Carvide, Portugal, he was the son of the late Joao and Dolores Dias Guerra. He moved to this country in 1974, settling in Central Falls.
He was a machine operator for Hasbro Inc. of Pawtucket for many years until his retirement.
CENTRAL FALLS - Joseph Forcier, 86, passed February 19th. He was the husband of the late Joan (Donahue) Forcier.
Born in Rumford, a son of the late Camile and Carana (Dodgee) Forcier.
He had been employed as a maintenance mechanic for many years and was a Navy WWII Veteran.
He is survived by two sons, Mark C. Forcier of Tennessee and Philip J. Forcier of Cumberland, a sister, Carana Burch of California and five grandchildren.
Ross H. Jones
CUMBERLAND - Ross H. Jones, 65 of Will Croft, passed away Monday at home. He was the husband of Kathleen M. (Kwolek) Jones.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of Elizabeth (Morse) Jones and the late Thomas Jones. He was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.
He was a parts driver for Advanced Auto and formerly employed by Pawtucket Auto and Selrex.
He was a US Army Veteran serving in Vietnam, and was also a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America.
Mr. Jones enjoyed watching Family Guy and NASCAR. He loved his cats and doing crossword puzzles everyday.
Claire T. Wade
WEST GREENWICH - Wade, Claire T, 81 of West Greenwich, passed away Thursday February 7, 2013. Born in Pawtucket, daughter of the late George J. and Estelle D. (Lussier) Fontaine. She was the wife of the late Christopher W. Wade Sr.
Survived by one son, Christopher W. Wade Jr, two daughters, Mary Ellen Bourque and Kathleen A Fallon, two sisters, Doris E Fournier and Sister Alice L. Fontaine, SSCH, 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
She was the sister of the late Leo A. Fontaine.
Anne C Lewicki
CUMBERLAND - Anne C Lewicki, February 15, 2013. Wife of the late Frederick Lewicki. AT HER REQUEST, SERVICES WERE PRIVATE.
Hilda Marie Dumaine
CAPE COD, MA - Hilda Marie (Blais) Dumaine of Cape Cod, MA passed away Sunday February 17, 2013 after a brief illness at the age of 98. She was the wife of the late Alpha Dumaine, formerly of Pawtucket, RI.
Hilda was a Registered Nurse at the Miriam Hospital in Providence for many years until she retired. She and her family attended St. Cecilia Church of Pawtucket for many years while they resided in this area. She enjoyed baking, camping and spending time with her family. She moved to Florida and the Cape to be closer to her children.
Rita Sylvia Lavallee
CENTRAL FALLS - Rita Sylvia Lavallee, 94, died on Friday, February 15 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence after a short illness. She was the widow of Albert Beaudette. Born in Pawtucket, she lived most of her life in Central Falls. She was the daughter of Edward and Silvia (Lachance) Lavallee.
Leon A. Peters
CUMBERLAND - Leon A. Peters 83, of Hunt Street passed away Wednesday February 13, 2013 at Harris Health Center in Central Falls.
Born in Brooklyn, NY he was a son of the late Benjamin and Stella (Chmielewski) Peters. He lived in Cumberland for most of his life.
Before retiring he was employed as a Machine Operator for Carol Cable Co. for many years.
He leaves 3 nieces Cheryl Tyler, Karen Kline and Kerri Reith all of Cumberland. He was the brother of the late Lucianna May, Cecelia Reith and Alfred Peters.
Raymond Dooley of Carolina Back Road, Charlestown died on Thursday, February 14, 2013. He was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Raymond Dooley and Helen (Plante) Dooley.
Mr. Dooley is survived by his brother Michael Dooley of Attleboro and his sister Diane Depoutot of New Hampshire.
Funeral and burial will be private. Please omit flowers. For online condolences please visit www.manningheffern.com
Edward Sartini Jr.
CENTRAL FALLS. Edward Sartini Jr. 71 of Fletcher Street, passed into eternal rest at home on Thursday after an illness.
He was born in Pawtucket a son of the late Edward Sartini Sr. and Gladys (Hotchkiss) Sartini.
Edward had been employed for many years at Hindley Mfg. as a machine operator and served in the US Army during WW II.
He leaves 2 sisters, Sharon Lamoureux and Madelyn Dulude and a brother John M. Sartini all of Central Falls, nieces and nephews and a Great Nephew and numerous cousins. He was the brother of the late Raymond and Ronald Sartini.