Archive - 2014 - Obituary
LINCOLN - Madeline Caouette (Brule), 91, passed away Tuesday at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Henri P. Caouette.
Born in Canada she was the daughter of the late Willy and Blandine (Caron) Brule. She had resided in Lincoln for the past 30 years previously residing on Pacific St., Central Falls for 60 years.
She was a supervisor employed by the Hasbro, Corp., working in Pawtucket and Woonsocket for 19 years retiring in 1984. She was previously employed at the former Eddy's Resturaunt, Central Falls.
CENTRAL FALLS - Simone (Moreau) Messier, of Central Falls, died Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at the age of 89. Simone was married to former Central Falls Mayor Roland E. Messier for 61 years until his death in 2008.
She is survived by her children Richard (So. Carolina), Paul (Warwick, RI), Susan Flynn (Charlestown, RI) and Janine Cortesa (Uxbridge, MA), nine grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Simone also leaves her siblings Maurice Moreau, Annette Gautreaux, Lucille Gibeault, and Theresa Coulombe. Two brothers, Gerard and Joseph, predeceased her.
Rose M. Morissette
REHOBOTH - Rose M. Morissette, 76, of Rocky Hill Road, passed away Wednesday in the Philip Hulitar Home & Hospice Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of George O. Morissette.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (Pelletier) Perrino.
Rhonda Lee Smart
CUMBERLAND - Rhonda Lee Smart, 51 of Main Street passed away Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Gregory J. Reynolds. Born in Woonsocket she was the daughter of James G. Smart and his wife Linda Denosky-Smart of Exeter and Sharon Casey of Florida.
PAWTUCKET - Frank Balkum, 88, passed away December 9, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Lillian A. (Pitera) Balkum. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Vincente and Boleslawa (Niedswicki) Balkum. He lived in Pawtucket for the past 60 years.
Before retiring he was employed by General Electric as an accountant for 38 years. Frank was a Navy Veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Polish organization PAMBA.
Mary E. Karaniuk
PAWTUCKET - Mary E. Karaniuk, 91, passed away Wednesday December 10, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter Karaniuk.
Born in Cumberland she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Nimnic) Marchick. She lived in Pawtucket for 30 years and was formerly of Lincoln.
Helen was a member of the Polish Young Set.
CLARA MAY RIBEIRO
MENDON, MA - Clara May (Briggs) Ribeiro, 76, of Mendon died December 8 at her residence after an illness.
She was born in Norton, MA; daughter of the late Ernest & Ida (Burgess) Briggs. She was raised in Norton and Attleboro and was a graduate of Attleboro High School. She attended business college majoring in accounting. Clara had been employed as an accountant for Teknor-Apex in Pawtucket and later Texas Instruments. She retired in 2003.
Clara was a member of the First Congregational Church in Milford and participated in Bible study there.
PAWTUCKET - Raymond Rocheleau, 81, died on December 3, 2014.
Annette Doris Brouillette
POMPANO BEACH, FL - Annette Doris Brouillette, 93, passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at North Broward Medical Center in Pompano Beach, FL.
Annette was born in Woonsocket, RI and had been a resident of Vero Beach for 25 years, coming from Pawtucket, RI.
Raymond P. Maynard
CENTRAL FALLS - Raymond P. Maynard, 86, of Central Falls died peacefully Sunday, December 7, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Laure R. (Audette) Maynard. Mr. and Mrs. Maynard celebrated their 61st anniversary this past July 11.
A lifelong resident of Central Falls, he was a son of the late Eugene U. and Sylvia T. (Petit) Maynard.
Lucinda Dos Anjos
PAWTUCKET - Dos Anjos, Lucinda, age 95, died December 5, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Jose Dos Anjos. Born in Holyoke, MA, she was a daughter of the late Simon and Feleciana (Maria) Martins.
CENTRAL FALLS - Frank Zalomski, 87, passed away Saturday December 6, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Arlyne M. (Osenkowski) Zalomski.
Born in Wodniki, Poland he was a son of the late Jozef and Maria (Turowska) Zalomski. He lived in Central Falls for the past 57 years.
Before retiring he was employed by the former B.I.F. Industries for many years.
Frank was a Korean War Veteran serving as a PFC with the U. S. Army 82nd Engineers. He was a member of the Fierlit Korzen A.L. Post #79 and the Pulaski Mutual Aid Society both of Central Falls.
Jamie A. Nascimento Jr.
PAWTUCKET - Jamie A. Nascimento Jr. 67, of Pawtucket RI passed away Monday December 1, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of RI. He
was the long time companion of Olive Dunphy. Born in Guarda Portugal. Son of the late Jamie Nascimento and Ernestina (Dos Sanots) Nascimento.
He was a self employed contractor operator of the J & M Construction Company of Pawtucket for over 30 years. He was an Viet Nam era army veteran and a member of the AMVET'S Club of Pawtucket.
Joseph C. Pytel
CENTRAL FALLS - Joseph C. Pytel, 97, formerly of Cottage Street passed away Wednesday December 3, 2014 at Home & Hospice Care Of Rhode Island. He was the beloved husband of the late Genevieve (Glowacki) Pytel and the late Angela (Souza) Pytel.
Born in Central Falls he was a son of the late Ludwik and Helena (Majka) Pytel. He was a lifelong resident of Central Falls.
David B. Johnston
BRADENTON, FL - David B. Johnston, 74, passed away on Friday, November 21, at the Tidewell Hospice House in Bradenton, FL in the presence of his loving wife Catherine V. (Finn) Johnston. The couple recently celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary. Born in Pawtucket, RI on October 9, 1940, he was the son of the late William and Jeannette (Bishop) Johnston. He resided in Pawtucket most of his life.
Gertrude M. Trudel
PAWTUCKET - Gertrude "Trudy" M. (Moreau) Trudel, 89, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 1, 2014.
She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond A. Trudel. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Raoul and Georgianna (Maillot) Moreau.
Mildred M. Chadwick
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Mildred M. Chadwick, 91, of Bellingham and formerly of North Smithfield, Pawtucket and Cumberland passed away Sunday in the Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of the late James F. Chadwick Sr.
Born in Cumberland she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Mildred V. (Russell) Babbitt.
Mrs. Chadwick was employed by the former Fram Corp., East Providence for many years until her retirement.