Archive - Obituary
January 25th, 2011
Mary T. Koussa
CUMBERLAND - Mary T. (Kahla) Koussa, 90, of Cumberland and formerly of Pawtucket, passed away Friday, January 21, 2011. She was the wife of the late Michael Koussa Sr. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Moses and Jennie (Zammat) Kahla.
PAWTUCKET - Marguerite "Marge" Kelleher, 74, of Pawtucket, passed away January 24, 2011 at home. Born in Pawtucket she was the daughter of the late Alcide and Jeanne (St. Pierre) Choquette. Mrs. Kelleher worked in the Jewelry Industry for many years before retiring.
She is survived by two sons, Scott Kelleher of North Carolina and Mark Kelleher of Providence. She was also the sister of the late Jeannette Grenier, Rita Lawson and Arthur Choquette.
Ione A. Kinder
Lincoln - Ione A. (Mack) Kinder, 91, of Angell Road died Saturday, January 22, 2011 at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket. She was the wife of the late William F. Kinder.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Hugh and Edith (Harrison) Mack, she had lived most of her life in Pawtucket before moving to Lincoln.
Mrs. Kinder was a racker for Providence Metalizing before retiring.
She was a member of the American Red Cross during World War II and for many years following the war.
Louis R. Russell
PAWTUCKET - Louis R. Russell, 71, of Pawtucket died on January 23, 2011. He was born in Providence. Son of the late Ralph and Julia (Taraborelli) Russell. He is survived by 5 children and 4 grandchildren. Services will be private.
Jennifer A. Charpentier
PAWTUCKET - Jennifer A. Charpentier, 37, of Anthony Ave., Pawtucket, died Thursday, January 20, 2011 at home. Born in Woonsocket, she is survived by two sons, Andrew and Kyle and her former spouse, Todd Charpentier, all of North Smithfield. She was the daughter of Carol A. (Leclair) and Craig Cook and Gerard Lachance and his wife Joyce, all of Woonsocket. She is also survived by her brother, Douglas M. Lachance and his wife Mary of Providence.
Margaret M. Bruno
PAWTUCKET - Margaret M. "Peg" (Lanigan) Bruno, 90, of King Philip Road died Saturday, January 22, 2011 at Oak Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Pawtucket. She was the wife of the late Rocco Bruno, M.D.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary(O'Donnell) Lanigan.
Mrs. Bruno was a registered nurse at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket and also worked in her husband's office in Cumberland. She was a member of the Memorial Hospital Alumnae Association.
She was a communicant of St. Teresa's Church, Pawtucket.
LINCOLN - Dauray, Alan, 52, of Hope St, passed peacefully January 22, 2011 with his loving family by his side.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of Dorothy (Fregeole) Dauray of Cumberland and the late Maurice Dauray.
He had been employed by various cable companies for over 20 years.
Besides his mother he is survived by a son, Alex Dauray of Chepachet, two brothers,Bryan Dauray of Smithfield and Gary Dauray of Pawtucket, and several nieces and nephews
WOONSOCKET - Evelyn Carton, 82, of Cumberland, died Friday, December 17, 2010 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Ben Haywood Kay and the late Paul E. Carton.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Norman and Mary (Axon) Booth. She was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.
Mrs. Carton was a graduate of Cumberland High School, Class of 1945.
She was employed by Cumberland Farms, Forte Bros. Inc. and later at Elizabeth Webbing in Central Falls prior to her retirement.
ATTLEBORO: TURCOTTE, Leger, 86, passed January 20th. He was the husband of the late Rose (Joubert) Turcotte.
Born in North Attleboro, a son of the late Lorenzo and Alice (LaCasse) Turcotte.
He had been employed by
Carol Cable of Pawtucket for 45 years retiring in1989. He was educated in the Attleboro and North Attleboro School
Leger was a communicant of St. Joseph Church in Attleboro and was active at their bingo and feasible. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Seniors Citizens in South Attleboro and the St. Matthews Golden Agers.
Donald J. Lapham
NORTH ATTLEBORO:Donald J. Lapham 72, passed away Wednesday peacefully, on the Eve of his daughter's birthday, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on August 7, 1938, in Pawtucket, RI, he was the son of the late David W. and Blanche (Arpin) Lapham. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, 823 Air Division, and a member of the Rehoboth Country Club.
Cecelia S. Reith
CUMBERLAND - Cecelia S. (Peters) Reith of Dwight Street died Sunday, January 9, 2011 at the Memorial Hospital of RI, Pawtucket. She was the beloved wife of Joseph L. Reith.
Born in Central Falls, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Stella (Chmielewski) Peters, she had lived in Cumberland for most of her life.
Besides her husband, she is survived by three loving daughters, Cheryl Tyler, Karen Kline and Kerri Reith, all of Cumberland; one brother, Leon Peters of Cumberland; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Alfred Peters and Lucianna May.
Phyllis A. Mascio
CUMBERLAND - Phyllis A. Mascio, 72, of Sleepy Hollow Drive died Thursday, January 20, 2011 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Richard J. Mascio, Sr.
Born in New York City, NY, a daughter of the late Olga Lubinsky, she had lived in Cumberland for most of her life.
Alice C. Soule (WITH PHOTO)
Seekonk - Alice Camilla(Petersen) Soule, 86, of Seekonk, MA died Thursday, January 20, 2011 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. The beloved wife of William N. Soule, they were married for 64 years.
Daughter of the late Ida May & Hans Eric Petersen, she lived in Seekonk for 80 years,attended Seekonk schools and graduated from Pawtucket East High School with honors in 1942. She worked as a bookkeeper for Hope Webbing, The Peerless Co, and Attleboro Dye & Finishing and for seven years volunteered as the coordinator of the Share Food Program.
Mary E. McCloskey
SEEKONK - Mary E. McCloskey, 50 formerly of Seekonk died Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at Rhode Island Hospital.
She was born in Attleboro a daughter of Kenneth F. McCloskey of Rehoboth and Maureen T. (Foley) McCloskey of Seekonk.
Mary was a 1978 graduate of Bishop Feehan High School.
Besides her parents she leaves two sisters, Patricia Cabral and her husband David of Seekonk, Jane Vivert and her husband Thomas of Florida, one brother, Kenneth P. McCloskey and his wife Tracey of Riverside and five nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.
Marie Blanche Bergeron
November 3, 1916 - January 19, 2011
CUMBERLAND: Agostinho Duarte, 92, passed peacefully on January 19th.
He was the husband of Irene Duarte, they have been married for 65 years.
Born in Vila Ruiva, Fornos de Algodres, Guarda Portugal, He had been employed as a backhoe operator for Valley Gas for over 30 years.
He was the father of the late Odete Furtado.
PAWTUCKET: Alicia Mejia, entered into eternal rest on January 19, 2011 at the Evergreen Nursing Center.
Born in Colombia, she came to the United States in 1983 and made her home in Pawtucket.