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January 4th, 2012

Robert R. Gilkenson

January 4, 2012

Robert R. Gilkenson
PAWTUCKET - Robert R. Gilkenson, 91, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Rita (Rousseau) Gilkenson for sixty-five years.

January 3rd

Mary S. Lamoureux

January 3, 2012

Mary S. Lamoureux
PAWTUCKET - Mary S. Lamoureux, 82, of Norton Street, Pawtucket died Saturday, December 31, 2011. She was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Ardron Pete Wilbur and Mary Hughes.
Mrs. Lamoureux was a ward secretary for the Veterans Administration Hospital in Providence for many years.
She is survived by her children, James P. Massei and Linda M. (Massei) Roberts, both of Pawtucket.
She also leaves her grandchildren. James D. Massei and Matthew A. Viegas and her great grandchildren, Skylah, Mercedes, and Cameri.

Mary T. Monahan

January 3, 2012

Mary T. Monahan
FLORIDA - Mary "Molly" T. Monahan, 88, of Englewood, FL passed away Sunday, January 1, 2012.
She was born on January 30, 1923 in Glasgow, Scotland to John and Sarah (Hannan)Mullan.
Molly moved to Florida in 1986 from Rumford, RI. She was a loving, wife, mother and home maker. Mrs. Monahan was a Communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Grove City, FL; a member of the St. Francis of Assisi Women's Guild, FISH and the Rhode Island Mothers of Twins Club.

George A. Schuster Jr.

January 3, 2012

George A. Schuster Jr.
PAWTUCKET - George A. Schuster Jr., 65, passed January 2nd after a long illness. He was the husband of Irene (Landry) Casto Schuster.
George was the son of the late George A Schuster Sr. and Irene (White) Schuster Richmond. He had been employed by the Providence and Worcester Railroad for 21 years and was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed woodworking, bowling, gardening and his dogs.

Mary S. Lamoureux

January 3, 2012

Mary S. Lamoureux
Mary S. Lamoureux, 82, of Norton Street, Pawtucket died Saturday, December 31, 2011. She was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Ardron "Peter" and Mary Hughes.
Mrs. Lamoureux was a ward secretary for the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Providence for many years.
She is survived by her children, James P. Massei and Linda M. (Massei) Roberts, both of Pawtucket.
She also leaves her grandchildren. James D. Masse and Matthew A. Viegas and her great grandchildren, Skylah, Mercedes, and Camarie.

Diane E. Bara

January 3, 2012

Diane E. Bara
CUMBERLAND - Diane E. Bara, 67, of Highland Ave., died Sunday in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Angelina M. (Coletta) Bara. She was a life long Cumberland resident.
She was a personal secretary employed by the Teknor Apex Corp., Pawtucket for 43 years retiring in 2009.
She was a 1961 graduate of Bay View Academy, East Providence and also graduated from Bryant College in 1965 where she was President of the Sigma Iota Xi Sorority.

Paul M. Rockett

January 3, 2012

Paul M. Rockett
ATTLEBORO - Attorney Paul M. Rockett, 90, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family Friday night at the Life Care Center in Attleboro. He was a communicant and lector at Saint John the Evangelist Church as well as being a lifetime member of the Serra Club and Massachusetts Bar Association.
Attorney Rockett of 45 Preston Road, Attleboro enjoyed a successful trial law practice downtown Attleboro spanning over 40 years. He was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling the world with his beloved wife of 58 years Eleanor Mary (Conrad) Rockett.

Jennifer Rocha

January 3, 2012

Jennifer Rocha
LINCOLN - Jennifer Rocha, 27, passed peacefully December 31st at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was the dedicated mother of Jesse.
Jennifer was the daughter of Jack and Robin (Beland) Rocha of Lincoln. She loved the outdoors and even during her illness maintained her outgoing spirit.
Besides her son and parents, she is survived by two sisters, Kelli Arno and her husband Cory of Pawtucket and Jamie Osman and her husband Benjamin of Lincoln, nieces Sara and Megan Arno and a nephew, Cory Arno Jr.

December 30th, 2011

Dennis Robert Eaton

December 30, 2011

Dennis Robert Eaton
CENTRAL FALLS - Dennis Robert Eaton, 64, of Central Falls and formerly of South Attleboro, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2011. He was the cherished husband of Viola "Vi" (Mathis) Eaton for thirty-seven years.

Harry A. Lefrancois

December 30, 2011

Harry A. Lefrancois
CENTRAL FALLS - Harry A. Lefrancois, 78, of Central Falls died December 29, 2011, surrounded by his loving family at Philip Hulitar Home & Hospice Care of RI. He is survived by his wife Shirley A. (Howard) Lefrancois. 3 children John Lefrancois, Linda Rodrigues and her husband Allen and Susan Gamache and her husband Kenneth. 5 grandchildren Daniel, Eric, Amy, Nicole and Garet. 3 great-grandsons Anthony, Alex and Zachary. Sister-in-law Jackie Landry. Funeral services will be private.

Dr. Thomas M. Aissis, DDS

December 30, 2011

Dr. Thomas M. Aissis, DDS
SEEKONK, MA - Dr. Thomas M. Aissis, DDS, 94, of Brook Street died Wednesday,December 28, 2011 at Pawtucket Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Pawtucket. He was the husband of the late Mary E.(Senno) Aissis.
Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Habib and Bahia (Haskoor) Aissis, he had lived in Seekonk for the past 55 years.

Albert H. Romboni

December 30, 2011

Albert H. Romboni
MYSTIC, CT - Albert Henry Romboni, age 85, of Mystic CT, passed away on December 23rd.
Born January 10, 1926 in Pawtucket, RI, he was the son of Angelo and Fernanda(Giambastiani) Romboni. He graduated from Pawtucket East High School in 1944.
He was a member of the Pawtucket Boys Club Harmonica Band and was an accomplished harmonica player who performed in venues all over the Northeast for his entire life.
He served in the Navy at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during World War II as an airplane mechanic and inspector.

December 29th

Marie Pontbriand

December 29, 2011

Marie Pontbriand
WOONSOCKET - Marie "Rose" Pontbriand, 88, of Woonsocket, formerly of Central Falls, died Tuesday at Oakland Grove Health Center. She was the wife of the late Robert M. Pontbriand and the daughter of the late Francis and Elizabeth (Hamel) Rousseau.
She was employed as a weaver for Faustina Manufacturing Co. prior to her retirement.
She had been a member of the Women’s Auxillary of the Eugene T. Lefebvre VFW Post #1271.

Michael Pappas

December 29, 2011

Michael Pappas
CUMBERLAND-Michael Pappas, 86, of Mendon Road died Thursday, December 29, 2011 at New Bedford Rehabilitation Hospital, New Bedford, MA. He was the beloved husband of Enid (Burgess) Pappas. Mr. and Mrs. Pappas were married for 62 years.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Andrew and Paraskeve (Veras) Papadopoulos, he had lived in Pawtucket for most of his life before moving to Cumberland 2 years ago.

December 28th

Sophie Cunha

December 28, 2011

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Sophie Cunha
PAWTUCKET - Sophie Cunha, 88, died on Friday, December 16. Mrs. Cunha was also the mother of the late Donna Cunha.

Gregg M. Mowry

December 28, 2011

Gregg M. Mowry
CENTRAL FALLS - Gregg M. Mowry, 35, passed unexpectedly on December 28th.
He was the son of Elizabeth Mowry Dube and stepson of David M. Dube of Pawtucket.
He had been employed as a truck driver for Bud Van Lines for several years.
Besides his parents he is survived by two sons, Shane P. Mowry and Alex M. Mowry. He also leaves his grandparents Ernest and Carol Mowry and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Calling hours will be held Friday from 5 to 8pm in the Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave, Lincoln. Burial will be private. For online condolences visit

Clarinda A. Walsh

December 28, 2011

Clarinda A. Walsh
CUMBERLAND - Clarinda A. (Chaput) Walsh, 105, of Mendon Rd. died Tuesday at home. She was the beloved wife for 65 years of the late Thomas F. Walsh Jr.
Born in Suncook, NH she was the daughter of the late Delvini and Marie L. (Veilleux) Chaput. She had resided in Cumberland since 1942 previously living in West Warwick.
She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church and a founding member of the St. Patrick Mothers Club. She was also a charter member of the former St. Thomas Knights of Columbus, Womens Guild, Cumberland.

Delia P. Lima

December 28, 2011

Delia P. Lima
CUMBERLAND - Delia P. (Rego) Lima 92, of Cumberland, affectionately know as Dee, born in West Warwick, RI to Manuel and Teolinda (Silva) Rego; the eldest of twelve children. She was the loving wife of 66 years to Felix A. Lima.
Dee was a registered nurse, for more than 45 years, beginning her career at Notre Dame Hospital in Central Falls, RI, and later worked as a private nurse for Dr. Upton Savoie.

December 27th

Lillian M. Jacques

December 27, 2011

Lillian M. Jacques
ALBION - Lillian M. Jacques, formerly of School St., Albion, died Tuesday at The Holiday in Manville. She was the wife of the late Ernest Jacques and the late Armand Lamothe.
Born in Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Yvonne (Blanchette) Henault. She resided in Albion for most of her life.
Mrs. Jacques was employed as a cook by the Lincoln School Department before retiring in 1982.

Marie E. Custer

December 27, 2011

Marie E. Custer
CRANSTON - Marie Elizabeth (O'Neill) Custer of Cranston, RI, passed away suddenly on December 23. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, she touched the lives of many, and is already sorely missed.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Eva LaPrade and John A. O'Neill, and lived in North Smithfield for many years. Active in her community, she played several roles including teacher, politician, parishioner, and counselor.

 

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