Archive - Obituary
September 6th, 2011
Adrienne C. Laneres
EAST PROVIDENCE - Adrienne C. (Bonin) Laneres, 85, formerly of Riverside, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul M. Laneres for 64 years. Born in Central Falls, a daughter of the late Leo and Clara (Nolin) Bonin, she resided in Central Falls until moving to Riverside in 1967.
Florence M. Szczes
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Florence M. (Cordeau) Szczes, 89, of North Smithfield, died Friday, September 2, 2011 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. Her husband, John Szczes died in 1978. Born in Nova Scotia, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Hortense "Lena" (Poirer) Cordeau. Mrs. Szczes lived in Pawtucket for most of her life before moving to North Smithfield in 1984.
Frederick C. Merow
PAWTUCKET - Frederick C. Merow, 89 of Pawtucket died Friday, September 2, 2011.
Mr. Merow was born in Cumberland, the son of the late Edward and Mary (Gorman) Merow. He was United States Army Veteran of World War II. Mr. Merow was a dipper for Nelco Manufacturing for many years.
There will be a service for Mr. Merow in the Rhode Island Veteran's Cemetery chapel, South County Trail, Exeter Rhode Island, Friday, September 9 at 9:00 a.m. His burial with full Military Honors will follow.
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Clovis J. Gauthier
PAWTUCKET - Clovis J. "Brother" Gauthier, 83, of Pawtucket died at home on Friday. He was the husband of 62 years of Rita M. Gauthier. Born in Pawtucket and a lifelong resident of the city, he was the son of the late Rosario and Hilda (Boday) Gauthier.
He was a deacon of Our Lady of Consolation Church since 1977. He was a life member of LeFoyer and had been employed at the American Wire Corporation for 43 years. During World War II, he served in the Army and saw service overseas.
RUMFORD - Evelyn Keough of Rumford and formerly of Pawtucket died September 1, 2011. She was the wife of the late William J. Keough.
Mrs. Keough was born in East Providence, the daughter of the late George and Lena (Silva) Garcia. She was a bookkeeper for Narragansett Electric and at various other companies until her retirement.
Mrs. Keough was a life member of the Dusza-Almeida Ladies Auxilary VFW 2339 Pawtucket and the Rhode Island Lung Association Better Breathers.
Roland Henry Marcotte, Jr.,
Owner of Countryside Upholstery, Pawtucket
PAWTUCKET - Roland Henry Marcotte, Jr., 54, of Daggett Avenue, Pawtucket, passed away unexpectedly at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. He was the husband of Dale A. (Houle) Marcotte to whom he was married on August 22, 1980.
Born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on June 9, 1957, he was a son of Roland H. Marcotte, Sr. and Barbara May (Titus) Marcotte. He was raised and educated in Pawtucket having attended Tolman High School and he remained a lifelong resident of the city.
Elaise R. Mullen
PAWTUCKET - Elaise R. "Twin" (Marceau) Mullen, 75, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 25, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late Stephen J. Mullen. Born in North Providence, she was a daughter of the late Alvarez, Sr. and Felixina (Lemonie) Marceau. Twin enjoyed playing cards and bingo, she especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Robert L. Macon
PAWTUCKET - Robert L. "Reb" Macon, Sr. 76 of Denver Street, Pawtucket died Sunday August 28, 2011 at his home. He was the husband of the late Gladys D. (St. Jean) Macon.
Arthur R. Brown
PAWTUCKET - Arthur R. "Artie" Brown, 62 of Pawtucket, died Tuesday at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the fiancĂ© of Robbin Mackinnon.
Born in Providence he was a son of Arthur Brown of Cumberland and the late Eileen (Walsh) Brown. He had been employed as a truck driver for Jet Electric Motor Co. Mr. Brown was an Air Force veteran of the Viet Nam War. He was a member of the American Legion Post #14 of Cumberland. He was an avid Yankees and Giants fan. He enjoyed fishing.
STERLING, CT - Richard Dickinson, 97, of Sterling CT, formerly of Lincoln, died Monday at Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam. Born in Durham ME, he was a son of the late Henry and Ester (Nielson) Dickinson. He was employed in the shipping department of Harvest Bread Co. until his retirement. Mr. Dickinson was an Army veteran of World War II.
PAWTUCKET - John Baptista, 77, of Newport Ave, passed August 31, 2011.
He was the husband of Irene (Read) Baptista and of the late Mary Baptista
Born in Brava, Cape Verde Island, a son of the late Pedro and Silvana (Serena) Baptista.
He had been employed by Texas Instruments as a tool maker for 30 years before retiring.
Besides his wife he is survived by two brothers, Manuel Baptista and Carlos Baptista, five sisters, Domingas Baptista, Maria Pires, Maria Baptista, Dinora Fontes and Telma Correia and many nieces and nephews.
Patricia A. Robinson
CUMBERLAND - Patricia A. (Heinsohn) Robinson, 63 of Cumberland, was the loving and devoted wife of Architect and Engineer, John M. Robinson. Patricia passed away August 29th at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was a mentor and caring friend to many, including her husband, former classmates, students, home care aides, and nurses throughout her lifetime.
CUMBERLAND - Lillian O'Hearn-McMahon (Wilding), 99, of Cray St. died Wednesday in the Memorial Hospital,Pawtucket. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. McMahon and the late Walter J. O'Hearn.
Born in Cumberland she was the daughter of the late William G and Elley (Yates) Wilding. She was a life long Cumberland resident.
She was employed by the former Ann & Hope, Cumberland for many years until her retirement.
James P. Dolan
PAWTUCKET - James P. Dolan, 53, passed August 30th with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Kham Phommakoth.
Born in Providence, a son of Catherine J. (Conneely) Dolan of East Providence and the late Patrick J. Dolan.
He had been employed by Neptco Corp for 24 years.
Beverly A. Otis
PAWTUCKET - Beverly A. Otis, 76, of Pawtucket died August 29, 2011. She was the wife of the late Howard D. Otis.
She was born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Elmer and Edith (Babcock) Nickerson. She was employed by Standard Uniform Co. for many years until her retirement in 1999.
She is survived by 1 daughter Kathleen Otis and 1 son Richard Otis and his wife Linda, all of Pawtucket. Sister of the late William Nickerson.
Funeral and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Providence Animal Rescue League 34 Elbow St. Providence, RI.
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Adalberto "Dabeto" Goncalves, 74, of North Attleboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 24th 2011, peacefully at home with his wife, Elisa and daughters Nellie and Nicole by his side.
Maria N. Rodrigues
CUMBERLAND - Maria N. Rodrigues, 67, passed away August 26th peacefully at home with her family beside her.
Born in Terceira, Azores, and a longtime resident of Cumberland, Rhode Island, she was a dedicated wife and mother.
She is survived by her husband Manuel G. Rodrigues and her two children, Manuel A. Rodrigues and Sandra M. Rodrigues, and six grandchildren, Zachary, Emily, Amanda, Tara, Louise and Anthony.