Archive - Obituary
January 6th, 2015
Patricia M. Kelly
PAWTUCKET - Patricia M. Kelly, 78, of Pawtucket, passed away Monday, January 5, 2015. She was the wife of the late Dr. Earl F. Kelly. Formerly of North Attleboro, MA, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Kiely) Mullen.
Patricia was a registered nurse, graduating from the RI Hospital School of Nursing. She was a volunteer for over 20 years at the Ronald McDonald House of Providence.
Jose J. Rojao
PAWTUCKET - ROJAO, Jose J., 90, of Englewood Ave., Pawtucket, died Monday morning, January 5, 2015 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the husband of the late Amelia (Monteiro) Rojao who passed away October 6, 2014.
He was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church and was a member of Uniao Portuguesa Beneficente and of the Pawtucket Portuguese American Citizens Club.
Robert A. Bensson
ATTLEBORO - Robert "Bob" Arthur Bensson peacefully passed away after a 9 month battle with bladder cancer on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at the Life Care Center of Attleboro. He leaves his wife of 57 years, Pauline Elizabeth (Anderson) Bensson.
He was the son of the late Edith and Arthur Bensson; born on June 2, 1930 in Attleboro.
PAWTUCKET - Thomas Case, 63, of Pawtucket, died January 4, 2015. He was the husband of Rosa (Medeiros) Case. Mr. Case was born in Pawtucket to the late Edward and Gladys (Clarkson) Case. He was a U.S. Army
Besides his wife he is survived by his son Timothy Case, two step-children Daniel Leite and Darlene Phelps, one sister Patricia Mercier, four brothers Raymond, David, George and Wesley Case and six grandchildren. Brother of the late Edward and Joseph Case.
Muriel C. Stevenson
SUN CITY CENTER, FL - Muriel C. Stevenson of Sun City Center, FL, passed away on November 23, 2014.
Derrith M. Woloshyn
CUMBERLAND - Derrith M. Woloshyn, 63, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday at Home and Hospice Care of RI, Philip Hulitar Inpatient Unit, Providence.
Born in Attleboro, she was the daughter of the late William and Dorothy (Otterson) Woloshyn. She resided in Cumberland for many years previously residing in Attleboro. She received a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Roger William University in Bristol, RI.
Alice R. Carlson
PAWTUCKET - Alice R. (Lapierre) Carlson, 89, passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis M. Carlson. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Edward C., Sr. and Lea (Fortier) Lapierre.
Alice was a clerk at Stone-E-Lea Golf Course, Attleboro for many years until retiring. She was a member of St. Leo's Senior's group and enjoyed walking, Bingo and playing cards.
Alfonsina A. Bacchiocchi
LINCOLN - Alfonsina A. Bacchiocchi, 99, of Lincoln, died Sat. December 37, 2014. Born in Springfield, MA, she was a daughter of the late Antonio and Anna (Minardi) Bacchiocchi.
Miss Bacchiocchi was employed as the head payroll clerk for McKenzie Walton Co. which was later called Lincoln Dimensional Tube, until her retirement in 1995. She was a member of Lincoln Manor Tenants Assn., Lincoln Senior Center and a communicant of St. Jude Parish.
Daniel F. Kelley
CENTRAL FALLS - Daniel F. Kelley, 83, of Central Falls, died Dec. 31, 2014. He was the husband of the late Margaret M. (Conroy) Kelley. Born in Central Falls, he was a son of the late Francis J. and Claudia (Fontaine) Kelley.
Mr. Kelley was a Retired Deputy Chief of the Central Falls Fire Dept. He was a member of the Retired Firefighters Assn., the Knights of Columbus Sullivan Council and Forand Manor Tenants Assn. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War.
PAWTUCKET - Edith "Edie" (Farrington) Karneeb, 96, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 28, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late James G. Karneeb. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late John and Irene (Smith) Farrington.
Edie was a floor supervisor at Health-Tex for 37 years until her retirement and was a member of the Queen Esther Chapter #2, Order of the Eastern Star, Pawtucket.
December 31st, 2014
Theresa I. LaPalme
PAWTUCKET - Theresa I. (Dupuis) LaPalme, 89, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 29, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Roland G. LaPalme for 65 years before he passed away on March 13, 2014. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph T. C. and Eva R. (Doullard) Dupuis.
PAWTUCKET - Maria Pires, 28, passed on December 27th.
She was the daughter of Isabel Vaz and Antonio Pires. She is survived by three sisters, Maria R. Pires, Eugenia Alves and Stephanie Vaz, and a brother, Olavo Pires.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held THIS MORNING at 11am in St. Mary Church, 103 Pine St, Pawtucket. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. Relatives and friends are invited and may visit at the Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave, WEDNESDAY morning, December 31st starting at 8am.
Maria E. Rita
PAWTUCKET - Maria E. Rita, 75, passed on December 30th surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Norberto M. Rita. They have been married for 52 years.
She had been employed by Hasbro Inc. for almost 25 years. Maria was an active volunteer at Sacred Heart Parish.
Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Norberto S. Rita and Rui Rita, two daughters, Maria Ledoux and Jenny Green, seven grandchildren, Jennifer, Justin, Catrina, Stephanie, Devon, Andrew and Makenzie, a great granddaughter, Eva, nieces, Fatima Amado, Gil Avila and Lucy.
Ida A. Langlois
PAWTUCKET - Ida A. (Lech) Langlois, 91, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 29, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Gerard A. Langlois, Sr. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Belengo) Lech.
Ida loved sewing and was an avid Bingo player. She enjoyed going to Foxwoods and Twin River. Ida was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Barbara A. Oliveira
ATTLEBORO - Barbara A. Oliveira, 89, of Princess Avenue and formerly Brown Street South Attleboro and Clarke Street Cumberland, passed away on Monday surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Jack Oliveira.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine (Waters) Smith.
She resided in Cumberland for 23 years and previously in South Attleboro for 42 years.
She was an inspector for the FRAM Corporation, Pawtucket for 30 years.
Pauline A. (LeBlanc) Laliberte
1938 - 2014
Raymond E. Robitaille
PAWTUCKET - Raymond E. Robitaille, 87, died at home on Friday, December 26, 2014. He was the husband of the late Marie (Ferland) Robitaille and the late Marguerite (Dumas) Robitaille. Raymond was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Henry and Cyprienne (Paquin) Robitaille. He was a machine operator at Collyer Wire, Pawtucket for many years until his retirement. He was an avid lawn bowler and golfer and a fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy.
PAWTUCKET - Normand Hebert, 84, passed away Saturday, December 27, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Marcelle (Beaulieu) Hebert. They were happily married for 59 years. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late Henry and Eva (Houle) Hebert. Normand was an electronic technician for Raytheon for 25 years, retiring in 1995.
Besides his wife he is survived by his children, John Hebert, Susan Dewitt, and Donna Barron; a brother, Rene Hebert; 8 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Josephine V. Terrien
PAWTUCKET - Josephine V. Terrien, 83, a lifelong resident of Pawtucket, passed away Friday, December 26, 2014 at home. She was the wife of the late Louis M. Terrien. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Marie (St. Germaine) Horne.