Archive - Obituary
March 28th, 2012
Robert F. Masterson
PAWTUCKET- Robert F. Masterson, 64, passed away March 24, 2012 at St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Cambridge, MA a son of the late Robert and Patricia (Holston) Masterson. Robert had been employed as a fork-lift operator for NECCO candy company for several years. He had lived in Providence before moving to Pawtucket a few years ago.
He leaves a sister, Patricia Velez of East Boston and formerly of No. Smithfield. He was the brother of the late Janice Smith.
Pearl R. Dugas
PAWTUCKET- Pearl "Auntie Pearl" R. (Horton) Dugas, 88, formerly of Carter Ave., passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Edmund E. Dugas.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Herbert E. and Ruth M. (Newbury) Horton.
Leonard J. Clarke
PAWTUCKET- Clarke, Leonard J., 73, of Courtney Avenue, Pawtucket, passed away on Tuesday, March 27 2012. He was the husband of Claire A. (Domanski) Clarke.
Leonard was born in Warwick, the son of John M. and Marion I. (Allen) Clarke. He was employed as a zoo keeper for the City of Pawtucket for 40 years.
Besides his wife, Leonard leaves a daughter Tracy Gustafson of Seekonk, MA, two sisters, Linda Fusaro and M. Arlene Haddock, two nieces and two nephews.
Judith A. Gordon
LINCOLN- Judith A. Gordon, 69, of Lincoln, died Saturday. She was the wife of John A. Gordon.
Born in Hartford, CT, she was a daughter of the late Audrey (D' Angelo) Shaw.
Mrs. Gordon was a self employed housekeeper. She previously worked for the Maid Brigade.
She is also survived by her daughter Jaime Perry (Greg) of Harrisville, sisters Pamela Dubois of Bristol, CT; Norma Meiselman of Bristol, CT; Carol Mitchell of Meriden, CT and numerous nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Robert Shaw and Joan Wood.
LINCOLN- Dusablon, Eleanor "Pat" 74 died Saturday March 24, 2012 at home. She was the wife of the late Norman Dusablon.
Born in Pawtucket a daughter of the late James and Alice (Qualey) Newman. She was a lifelong resident of Lincoln.
Mrs. Dusablon was a knitter for Health-Tex Company. She served in the United States Navy.
Alma A. Magnan
PAWTUCKET- Alma A. Magnan, 92 died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at the Jeanne Jugan Residence after an illness. She was the wife of the late Raymond J. Magnan.
She was born in Pawtucket the daughter of the late Vitalin and Georgianna (Allard) Chartier.
Mrs. Magnan was an assembler at the Bruce Diamond Company retiring in 1985.
Ella H. Krzak
PAWTUCKET- Ella H.(Palagi) Krzak, 93, formerly of Pawtucket died Saturday March 24, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Stanley Krzak.
Mrs. Krzak was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Pietro and Severina (Finucci) Palagi.
She worked for the family business of Palagi Ice Cream and in the office Dupree Oil for many years.
John D. Ogni
PAWTUCKET- John D. Ogni, 59, formerly of Warwick Rd, passed March 25th.
He was the son of Josephine Ogni.
He had been employed as a supervisor at the Sanford & White Company of Pawtucket for many years.
He is survived by two sons, John D. Ogni Jr. of Texas and Kyle D. Ogni of Pawtucket, and several grandchildren. He was the former husband of Gladys Ogni Boulanger.
Calling hours will be held Thursday from 5 to 7pm in the Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave, Five Higginson Ave, Lincoln. Burial will be private. For online condolences visit www.thekeefefuneralhome.com
Stella A. Bedard
PAWTUCKET- Stella A. (Kowalski) Bedard, 92, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond J. Bedard, a former teacher at Tolman High School.
Born in the Hebronville section of Attleboro, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Kaczowka) Kowalski.
Maria J Dutra
PAWTUCKET- Maria J Dutra, 80 of Chaplin Street died Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Hattie Ide Chaffee Home.
She was born in Faial, Azores a daughter of the late Jose and Eduina (Silva) Mello. Mrs. Dutra worked at American Insulated Wire and Rhode Island Textile Company before retiring.
PAWTUCKET- Genevieve S. JEAN Golembicki formerly of Pawtucket passed away Thursday March 22, 2012 at the Lancashire Convalescent Center in Kilmarnock, VA. She was the beloved wife of Joseph P. Golembicki.
Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Henrietta (Jakubowski) Maziarz. She lived in Virginia for the past 16 years.
Before retiring Jean was employed as an Embroiderer for the former Health-Tex Manufacturing Co. for many years.
Dennis M. Mack
PAWTUCKET- Dennis M. Mack, 60, of Hanover Street, Pawtucket died Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Veterans Hospital, Providence.
Mr. Mack was born in Brockton MA, the son of Alfred P. Mack and Muriel (Whealan) Mack of Attleboro MA. He graduated from Brockton High School and Massasoit College.
Mr. Mack was a United States Air Force Veteran, having served his country Courageously in Vietnam. He was a fork lift operator for the Rolf C. Hagan Company.
PAWTUCKET- Matilda Ringuette, "Tillie", 90, passed March 25th at the Roger Williams Hospital.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Malvina (Arnold) Menoche.
Tillie is survived by a sister, Yvette Theroux of Florida and a brother, Raymond L. Menoche of Lincoln.
Per her request, burial will be private in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence.
For online condolences visit www.thekeefefuneralhome.com
Loretta E. Labbe
CUMBERLAND- Loretta E. Labbe, 89, formerly of Cumberland, died Wednesday at Trinity Health Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late William Labbe.
Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late George and Emily (Dupras) Boulay.
Mrs. Labbe had been employed as a line toymaker for Hasbro Manufacturing until her retirement.
She is survived by nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Wilfred, Ernest and Gerard Boulay.
Lucille J. Paquette
EXETER, NH- Lucille J. Paquette, 87, of Exeter, NH, died Wednesday at home surrounded by her children. She was the wife of the late James H. Paquette.
Born in St. Gertrude, PQ Canada, she was a daughter of the late Joseph H. and Maria C. (Baril) Dumont.
Mrs. Paquette worked in the textile industry and made fiberglass parachute cord during World War II. Later, she worked for Texas Instruments in quality control.
Henry A. Chauvin
SEEKONK- Henry A. Chauvin, 90, died at home in Seekonk on Monday (Mar. 19th). He was the husband of the late Regina (Jutras) Chauvin.
Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Joseph and Amanda (LaFlamme) Chauvin, he had been employed as a warehouseman in the shipping and receiving department of the former ITT Royal Electric Company of Pawtucket.
In excess of thirty nieces and nephews survive. He was the brother of the late Raymond Chauvin, Sr., Doris Dery and Honore Chauvin.
Susan E. Shea
PAWTUCKET- Susan E. Shea (Walsh), 55, of Slater St. and formerly of Cumberland passed away Thursday in the R. I. Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late John Shea.
Born in Providence she was the daughter of the late James and Cyrilla (Bliss) Walsh. She resided in Pawtucket for the past 2 years having lived in Cumberland most of her life.
Susan worked for many years at the former Ann & Hope, Cumberland.
Lorraine A. Rondeau
PAWTUCKET- Rondeau, Lorraine A. 66 of Stedman Ave. died Thursday at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of George J. Rondeau.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Edward and Grace (Noel) Phaneuf. She was a lifelong resident of Pawtucket.
Mrs. Rondeau was a bookkeeper for CD Properties.
She was a communicant of the Church of the Presentation North Providence and a Eucharistic Minister and Reader at the church.
Antonio De Almeida
PAWTUCKET- Antonio De Almeida, 85 of Pawtucket died Wednesday at the Phillip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Maria (Utilia) De Almeida.Born in Sao Miguel, Azores he was the son of the late Jose De Almeida and Alexandrina (Moniz) Almeida.Antonio came to the United States in 1969 and settled in Pawtucket.
Prior to his retirement in 1992 he worked as a Machine Operator at the Elizabeth Webbing Company in Central Falls.