Archive - Obituary
Mary, E. Senecal
PAWTUCKET: Mary, E. Senecal, 90, passed peacefully on December 16, 2010 with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of the late Vincent E. Dolan Sr. and Ernest Senecal.
Mary had been employed by the former Union Wadding and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company of Providence before retiring.
She is survived a son, Joseph M. Dolan and his wife Diane of North Smithfield.
She was the mother of the late Vincent E, Dolan Jr.
Richard A. Massey
PAWTUCKET - Richard A. "Lefty" Massey, 83 of Power Road, Pawtucket and formerly of Park Street died Thursday at home.
He was born in South Attleboro, MA, the son of the late George A. and Elizabeth B. (Leonard) Massey and lived in Pawtucket most of his life. He was a member of the LeFoyer Club, a lifetime member of the JK Social Club and enjoyed Billiards, and Bowling. He was an avid golfer, a football fanatic and ardent fan of the Pittsburg Steelers. He will be remembered as a kind and straightforward man who was well loved by many.
Muriel A. Long
LINCOLN - Muriel A. (Lewis) Long, 80, of Harris Avenue died Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at home. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Long.
Born in Bath, Maine, a daughter of the late Harry S. and Suzie (Crosby) Lewis, she had lived in Lincoln for the past 42 years.
Mrs. Long was an assistant floor lady at Providence Metallizing Company for 16 years, retiring in 1986.
She was a member of Christ Church, Lincoln, a member of its Altar Guild, and worked in the Thrift Shop for many years.
She was a member of the AARP and the St. Aidan's Seniors.
MANVILLE - Anna Latour, 97, died Thursday at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph Eugene Latour.
Born in Manville, a daughter of the late Adelard and Laura (Laplante) Bruneau, she had lived in Manville most of her life. She was the mother of the late Gloria Almeida and Rene Latour and the sister of the late Bertha Girard, Fabiola Gauvin, Anita Champagne, Melina Ouellette, Lucille Bourassa. She is survived by 3 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren.
Joseph J. Ryan III
CUMBERLAND. Joseph J. Ryan III passed away on December 2, after a 19 year battle with cancer. He was the husband of Pamela E (Kevorkian) and had been married 29 years.
Judge Ernest J. Pratt
FLORIDA - Judge Ernest J. Pratt, 82, passed away on December 14, 2010 at Port St. Lucie Medical Center. He was born in Central Falls, R.I. and lived in Fort Pierce, FL for 7 years, coming from Cumberland, R.I. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was an avid golfer and softball player.
Prior to retirement, he was an attorney with the Rhode Island law firm, Blais, Cunningham, Crowe, Chester. He was also a municipal court judge in the City of Central Falls.
Frances Mary Lynch
Devoted to Her Family and Her Faith
CENTRAL FALLS - Frances Mary (Mentel) Lynch, 86, of High Street, Central Falls, Rhode Island and formerly of Bartlett, New Hampshire and Starr Lane, Attleboro, died on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Charles William Lynch, Sr. to whom she was married for 52 years at the time of his death in 1999.
Gerard J. Larivee
PAWTUCKET - Gerard J. Larivee 85 of Pawtucket died at home on Tuesday, Dec. 14. He was the husband for 60 years of Helen (Richard) Larivee. Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Albert and Amanda (Hemond) Larivee, he had resided in Pawtucket for several years, He was a communicant of St. Cecilia Church where he had served as an usher and an Eucharistic Minister. He had also been a chairman of the parish Catholic Charity Drive for 24 years.
Jeannine T. Audette
PAWTUCKET- Jeannine T. Audette 66, formerly of Coyle Avenue passed away Thursday December 9, 2010 at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket.
Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Eugene and Madeleine (Gratton) Audette. She was the step daughter of the late Charles F. Ross.
Before retiring Jeannine was employed by the former Cartie's Health Center of Central Falls and later at the Rhode Island Hospital as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
She leaves 1 sister Rosemary D. Borowick and her husband William of Pawtucket, nieces and nephews.
Cecelia Ann Savoie
W. BRIDGEWATER, MA - Cecelia Ann Savoie, 83, of West Bridgewater, MA, formerly of South Attleboro, a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed Saturday, December 11, 2010 at New England Sinai Hospital, Stoughton. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph R. Savoie who passed on May 29, 2000.
Born Cecelia Ann Kennedy in Providence, RI, on September 3, 1927, she was a daughter of the late James and Rose (O'Hare) Kennedy. Cecelia was a graduate of West High School in Pawtucket.
Margaret P. Reynolds
SMITHFIELD - Margaret "Peggy" P. Reynolds, 88, of Smithfield, died Monday at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Joseph D. Reynolds Sr.
Carolyn B. Harrop-Cassidy
Norton - Carolyn B.(Marsland) Harrop-Cassidy, 90, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Sunday, December 12, 2010. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold C. Harrop and the late Giles F. Cassidy.
Josephine L. Godek
LINCOLN- Josephine L. "JOJO" Godek 88, of William Street passed away Sunday December 12, 2010 at Home and Hospice Care of RI. She was the beloved wife of Laurence J. Godek. They were married for 65 years.
Born in the Crompton section of West Warwick she was a daughter of the late Charles J. and Mary (Kawa) Zaborski. She lived in Lincoln for the past 56 years and was formerly of Pawtucket.
JoJo retired as a Store Manager for both the Outlet Co. and Cherry And Webb Stores.
Clarice L. Osborne
DURHAM: Ms. Clarice Longworth Osborne, age 98, passed away at Hock Family Pavilion on December 11, 2010. She was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the daughter of the late William and Martha Longworth Osborne. She was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Bell Osborne, her brother, William James Osborne and her nephew, William James Osborne, Jr.
William S. King Jr.
PAWTUCKET, William S. King Jr. 80, passed away Sunday December 12, 2010 at home surrounded by his loving family.He was the husband of Phyllis (Lincoln) King, they were married for 60 years.
William was born in Providence on January 7, 1930 and grew up in the Pawtucket and Central Falls area. He was the son of the late William Sr. and Mary (Kenny) King.
Blanche Y. McConnell
PAWTUCKET: Blanche Y. McConnell, 92, passed peacefully at home on December 13, 2010. She was the wife of the late George W. McConnell.
Born in Central Falls, a daughter of the late Edouard and Daisy (Dubuque) Peloquin.
She is survived by two daughters, Susan Sampers of Lincoln and Janet Riendeau of Pawtucket and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late George R. McConnell and Martin R. McConnell.
Denise R. King
CENTRAL FALLS- Denise R. King 57, of Dexter Street passed away Tuesday December 7, 2010 at the Miriam Hospital in Providence.
Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Rita (Fontaine) Szwed. She was a life long resident of Central Falls.
Denise was employed as a Receptionist for Lincoln Urgent Care.
She was the loving mother of Glenna King of Central Falls and Dennis G. King and his wife Dawn of Fall River, MA. She also leaves 3 cherished granddaughters. She was the beloved companion of Patrick J. Szlashta Jr. of Central Falls.
Mary A. Devaney
CENTRAL FALLS- Mary A. Devaney 100, formerly of Perry Street passed away Saturday December 11, 2010 at Eastgate Nursing and Recovery Center in East Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late John W. Devaney.
Born in Oxford, MA she was a daughter of the late Walenty and Anna (Szymanski) Kaczynski. She lived in Central Falls most of her life.
Before retiring she was employed by the former J.P. Coats Inc. for 8 years and later for the former Central Braid as a Supervisor for 40 years. She was a communicant of Holy Spirit Catholic Community of Central Falls.