Archive - Obituary
Loretta E. Erskine
PAWTUCKET - Loretta E. (Seguin) Erskine, 89, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2010. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert J. Erskine, Sr. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late William and Louise (Chainey) Seguin.
She leaves a son, Robert J. Erskine; a daughter, Linda S. Plante and her husband James all of Pawtucket; three grandchildren, Kristen Simonds, Robert and Patrice Plante and three great-grandchildren, Paige, Adam and Tyler Simonds.
CUMBERLAND - Maria (Bernardo) Carola, 93, died Dec. 23. Devoted mother of Fay (Bernardo) Melo, and grandmother of 3, and great-grandmother of 2. Funeral Wed. at 10 AM from JJ Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Mass at 11 AM in St. Joseph Church, Mendon Road. Visitation Tues. 4-7 PM. Directions/Guestbook:
CUMBERLAND - Doris (Joachim) Blain, 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Monday, December 20, 2010. She was the wife of the late Philip Blain.
Born in Central Falls she was the daughter of the late Emmeric and Rosa (Milliot) Joachim.
Domingos A. Santiago
PAWTUCKET - Domingos A. Santiago, 64, of Pawtucket died December 23, 2010 at Memorial Hospital of RI. He was the husband of Ana V. (Goncalves) Santiago. He was born in Brava, Cape Verde Island a son of Malvina (Barros)Santiago and the late Antonio Santiago. He came to this country 22 years ago settling in Pawtucket.Besides his wife and mother he is survived by 1 daughter Luisa M. Santiago and 1 son Daniel Santiage, both of Pawtucket, 4 sisters Isabel, Clara, Benilda and Elsie, and 3 grandchildren.
Harvey N. Bryant
PAWTUCKET - Harvey N. Bryant, 61, of Pawtucket, passed away Monday, December 20, 2010. He was the husband of the late Patricia Bryant. Born in Attleboro, MA, he was the son of the late William Bryant and the late Beverly (Craig) Rushlow.
He is survived by one son, Harvey Bryant Jr., six brothers, Richard LaClair, Monte, David, and Duane Bryant, Therron and Sean Hamaker, three sisters, Lynda and Melissa Hamaker, and Monalisa Aguiar, seven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Celestino N. Ferreira
TEXAS - Funeral Mass for Celestino N. Ferreira, 81, of Richmond, Texas will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 23, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Richmond.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m., Thursday, December 23, 2010 in the Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Chapel in Rosenberg.
Tracey-Ann Soares Pytka
CUMBERLAND - Tracey-Ann Soares Pytka, 38, of Titus Street, Cumberland died Monday, December 20, 2010. Tracey was the loving and devoted mother of Peter J. Pytka III, Jaymee - Lynn Pytka and Julia A. Pytka and the daughter of Donald and Dorothea L. (Arrighi) Soares. She was the sister of Donald Soares and his wife Brenda, Jenny-Lynn Soares and her husband John, and Lori - Ann DiGregorio and her husband Robert. Tracey-Ann is also survived by her nephew Matthew DeGregorio.
Winifred L. Geddes
CUMBERLAND - Winifred L. (Allan) Geddes, 98, died Monday, December 20, 2010 at Shady Acres Nursing Home, West Kingston. She was the wife of the late William J. Geddes.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late James T. and Alice (Agnew) Allan, she raised her family in Smithfield and had lived in Cumberland for over 50 years.
Mrs. Geddes worked in various local parish rectories before retiring.
Edward F. Doonan, Sr.
CUMBERLAND - Edward F. Doonan, Sr.,age 85, of Carlson Drive, Cumberland, passed away on Monday,December 20, 2010. He was the husband of the late Vivian S. "Ma" Doonan.
Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Matthew and Almeida "Mary" (LaChance) Doonan, he lived in Cumberland for over 50 years. He was a graduate of St. Raphael Academy, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
CUMBERLAND: Theresa Richard, 83, of Diamond Hill Rd, passed away December 20, 2010.She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Richard.
Born in Cumberland, a daughter of the late Henry and Yvonne (Lemay) Robideau. She had been employed as a hairdresser for several area salons for many years before retiring. Theresa was a member of the St. Aidan Seniors and the St. John Vianney Pray Group.
Richard E. Bricusse
PAWTUCKET Richard E. "Bric" Bricusse, 87, passed away Monday, December 20, 2010. He was the beloved husband of the late Estelle M. (Robichaud) Bricusse. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Felicien and Lucy (Pierson) Bricusse. Bric was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, he was wounded during combat and received the Purple Heart. He was a roofer for many years until retiring and most recently worked at St. Cecilia Parish until 2004.
Lisa Marie Ilic
PAWTUCKET - Lisa Marie Ilic, 35, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday.
She was born in Pawtucket, a daughter of Linda Barney and Janek Ilic. She was a lifelong resident of the city. She was also the step-daughter of David. Besides her parents and step-father she leaves a daughter, Haley Nicole Vincent of Pawtucket and 2 brothers, Thomas Ilic of Cumberland and David Barney of Pawtucket.
A Celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday in the CHARLES COELHO FUNERAL HOME, 151 Cross St. Central Falls from 6 until 9 PM. Condolences,
CENTRAL FALLS - Theresa Frechette, 82, of Clay Street, passed away on Friday after an illness. She was the wife of the late Norman E. Frechette Sr.
She was born in Cumberland but was a lifelong resident of Central Falls. She had been employed at area textile mills and also at Interpak for many years.
CENTRAL FALLS - Maria Mateo-Felix, 74, of Rand Place, passed into eternal life on Saturday at Memorial Hospital, after an illness. She was the wife of Confesor DeJesus.
Born in Santo Domingo, DR, a daughter of the late Antonio Mateo and Ortencia Felix Feliz. Maria was a home-maker. Besides her husband she leaves a daughter, Isabel Santana of Providence and 2 sons, Pedro Fernando DeJesus and Cesar Rafael DeJesus both of Central Falls
Angelo Morales Flores
CENTRAL FALLS -Angelo Morales Flores, 47. of Garfield St, passed away at home on Wednesday. He was the husband of Medalyn Santana.
Born in Chicago, Ill. A son of Ladie Angel Morales and Milagros Pacheco, both of Puerto Rico. Mr. Flores has resided in Central Falls for the lat 8 years, previously living in Chelsea, MA. He was employed in the Maintenance Department at the Boston Symphony Orchestra for the last 20 years.
Madeline A. Dion
SCITUATE - Madeline A. Dion, 95, of Rockland Oaks, died Saturday December 18, 2010. \She was the wife of the late Joseph Dion.
Born in Cumberland, a daughter of the late Etgar and Mary (Malley) George.
Gloria A. O'Brien
PAWTUCKET - Gloria A. O'Brien, 80 of Norfolk Ave., Pawtucket died Saturday,December 18, 2010.
She was the wife of the late Joseph O'Brien. Born in Pawtucket, Gloria was daughter of the late David and Annie (Corey) Johnson. She was employed by Royal Electric for many years.
Mrs. O'Brien is survived by her sister, Dorothy T. Eklind and her nephew David P. Eklind of Pawtucket
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.