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July 7th, 2011

Elizabeth A. Thompson

July 7, 2011

Elizabeth A. Thompson
PAWTUCKET - Elizabeth A. (Stowik) Thompson, 75, a retired medical secretary, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late John L. Thompson.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Stanley J. and Annie (Conlon) Stowik. Elizabeth was a graduate of Bryant College and enjoyed spending time at the beach.

Marcel O. Duphily

July 7, 2011

Marcel O. Duphily
PAWTUCKET - Marcel O. Duphily, "Slim" 86, passed July 6, 2011 at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of the late Ella E. (Parker) Duphily.
He was the son of the late Origene and Marie Rose (Bonin) Duphily.
Slim had been employed by Miriam Hospital for many years retiring in 1987.
He was a member of the Forand Manor Association, an avid card player, a sports enthusiast and enjoyed his time with the grandchildren.

July 6th

Manuel Prata

July 6, 2011

Manuel Prata
PAWTUCKET - Manuel Prata, 76, of Fortin Avenue, died July 6, 2011 at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket. He was the husband of Mary (McCann) Prata to whom he had been married for fifty-five years. He was born on Pawtucket, the son of Manuel and Julietta (Tavares) Prata.
After serving his country in the U.S. Army, Manuel worked as a machinist for Narragansett Wire in Pawtucket and for the Pawtucket School System.

Selina M. Caidin

July 6, 2011

Selena M. Caidin
PAWTUCKET - Selena M. (Holden) Caidin, 100, a retired educator, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late Samuel Caidin.
Born in Taunton, the daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah (Noble) Holden, she resided in Pawtucket most of her life.
Mrs. Caidin was a Lieutenant in the Red Cross during World War II and a graduate of URI.
She leaves two brothers, Lawrence Holden of Lincoln and Thomas Holden of Cumberland and many nieces and nephews.

Anna Hosey

July 6, 2011

Anna Hosey
PAWTUCKET - Anna "Rita" Hosey, 91, a lifelong resident of Pawtucket died July 4, 2011. For the past nine years she resided at Evergreen House Health Center of East Providence where she received loving care. She was the wife of the late William P. Hosey.
Anna was born in Pawtucket the daughter of the late John and Mary (Rogers) Goodwin.
Mrs. Hosey was a longtime Communicant and member of St. Joseph's Church in Pawtucket where she was a past president of the Mother's Club and an active supporter for The White Sisters.

July 5th

Gail O. Varone

July 5, 2011

Gail O. Varone
VENICE, FL - Gail O. Varone, 76, of Venice, Florida died Wednesday June 15, 2011. She was born on July 19, 1934 in Bellingham, MA to Henry and Rose (Gaulin) Dufour.
Mrs. Varone resided in Pawtucket for many years before moving to Cumberland and then to Venice, Florida. She was a hair stylist in the Blackstone Valley Area for many years and was co-owner of the former B&J Movers and Trailer Sales. She was employed by the State of Rhode Island in the State Archives prior to her retirement in 1997.

Carla M. Scott

July 5, 2011

Carla M. Scott
WOONSOCKET - Carla M. (Vigneau) Scott, 45, of Woonsocket passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 1, 2011 at home. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Evelyn (Donnelley) Vigneau.
She is survived by a son Ryan Goyette of Pawtucket; a sister, Dana Grenier of Johnston and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Shannon Vigneau.

Helen M. Peloquin

July 5, 2011

Helen M. Peloquin
WARREN - Helen M. (LaRiviere) Peloquin, formerly of Main Street Pawtucket, died peacefully on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at the Warren Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Warren, R.I. She was 88. Helen was the wife of the late Henry W. Peloquin and the late John Smodics, Jr.

Roger R. Allard and Catherine C. Allard

July 5, 2011

Roger R. Allard and Catherine C. Allard
PAWTUCKET - Roger "Red" R. Allard, 78, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, July 4, 2011. Roger has now been reunited with his beloved wife Catherine C. (Gaudette) Allard who passed away on March 31, 2011.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Roland H. and Mary E. (Grenier) Allard. Red was a Korean War U.S. Army veteran.

Cecile Gengo

July 5, 2011

Cecile Gengo
ATTLEBORO - Gengo, Cecile, 70, of Hillside Ave, passed July 3rd with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of Gerald Gengo. They have been married for 51 years.
She was the daughter of the late Clifford and Irene (Lambert) Marchand.
She had been employed by Machine Specialties and Ocean State Job Lot for many years. Besides her husband she is survived by a son, Robert Gengo of Providence, two daughters, Diane Gengo and Patricia Seiber, two grandchildren, Joshua Gengo and Cody Seiber, a brother, Al Marchand and his wife Linda-Lee and several nieces and nephews.

Germaine M. Boucher

July 5, 2011

Germaine M. Boucher
PAWTUCKET - Germaine M. (Glancy) Boucher, 81, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late Ernest J. Boucher.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Yvonne T. (Taupier) Glancy.
Germaine was employed by the Carlton Manufacturing Company, Central Falls for over 25 years before retiring in 1989.

Edward P. Conroy

July 5, 2011

Marjorie I. Whalen
PAWTUCKET - Whalen, Marjorie I., 80, of Pawtucket died July 3, 2011 at the Miriam Hospital in Providence. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Whalen, born in Central Falls, the daughter of the late James and Elsie (Long) Leary.
Marjorie leaves her son, Kenneth and his wife Lisa of Smithfield, her daughter, Katherine Carroll-Young and husband Ricky of Pawtucket, a sister, Beverly Smallwood of Pawtucket, three grand children, two step-grandchildren and two great-grand children. She was predeceased by her brother Lawrence R. Leary.

Marjorie I. Whalen

July 5, 2011

Marjorie I. Whalen
PAWTUCKET - Whalen, Marjorie I., 80, of Pawtucket died July 3, 2011 at the Miriam Hospital in Providence. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Whalen, born in Central Falls, the daughter of the late James and Elsie (Long) Leary.
Marjorie leaves her son, Kenneth and his wife Lisa of Smithfield, her daughter, Katherine Carroll-Young and husband Ricky of Pawtucket, a sister, Beverly Smallwood of Pawtucket, three grand children, two step-grandchildren and two great-grand children. She was predeceased by her brother Lawrence R. Leary.

July 1st

Eugene J. "Gene" Bedard

July 1, 2011

Eugene J. Bedard
LINCOLN - Eugene J. "Gene" Bedard, 87, of Lincoln, died Wednesday at Home & Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Therese M. (Berard) Bedard. They had been married 65 years. Together Gene and Terry founded Lincoln Funeral Home in 1959.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary May (Walker) Bedard and the stepson of Claudine (Sublon) Tellier Bedard.

Claire L. Garceau

July 1, 2011

Claire L. Garceau

Maria Albuquerque

July 1, 2011

Maria Albuquerque
CUMBERLAND - Maria (Loureiro) Albuquerque, 92 of Heroux Blvd., died Friday at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Antero Albuquerque.
Born in Esmolfe, Portugal she was a daughter of the late Antonio and Maria (Barbosa) Loureiro. She came to this country in 1948 settling in Cumberland and moving to Central Falls in 1954 and returning to Cumberland in 2004.
She was employed at various area textile mills for many years until her retirement.

June 30th

Doris T. Pacheco

June 30, 2011

Doris T. Pacheco
LINCOLN - Doris T. Pacheco, 83 of Lincoln and formerly of Pawtucket died on Wednesday (June 29). Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Joseph and Olivine (Lachance) Fournier, she had been an employee of the former ITT Electric Company. She was a former communicant of St. Cecilia Church.

John W. Motyka

June 30, 2011

John W. Motyka
CENTRAL FALLS - John W. Motyka 80, of George Street passed away Tuesday June 28, 2011 at the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Lucille G. (Hardy) Motyka who passed away Saturday May 28, 2011.
Born in Central Falls he was a son of the late Walter and Anna (Sokoloski) Motyka. He was a life long resident of Central Falls.
Before retiring he was employed as a Truck Driver for the Olin Hunt Chemical Co. Prior to that he worked for the Pawtucket Screw Co.

June 29th

Lucia Tamanian

June 29, 2011

Lucia Tamamian
PROVIDENCE - Lucia (Hoogasian) Tamamian 104, of Providence and formally of Pawtucket died Tuesday at Roger Williams Hospital. She was the wife of the late Harry Tamamian. Born in Pawtucket she was a daughter of the late Elia and Akabe (Hekimian) Hoogasian and Mother of the late Armen Tamamian.

Margaret M. Olbrych

June 29, 2011

Margaret M. Olbrych
PAWTUCKET - Margaret M. (Crowley) Olbrych, R.N., 85, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry J. Olbrych.
Born in Providence, the daughter of the late Daniel J. and Margaret A. (Greenwood) Crowley, she resided in Pawtucket since 1931. Mrs. Olbrych was a 1947 graduate of the Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She was a Registered Nurse at Notre Dame Hospital, Central Falls for six years until retiring in 1987, and was previously a Registered Nurse at Memorial Hospital for many years.

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