Archive - Obituary
February 22nd, 2011
Joseph M. Perrotta
LINCOLN - Joseph M. Perrotta, born in Pawtucket August 30, 1928, passed away at the Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island Inpatient Center after a long illness on February 21, 2011. He was the son of the late Maria Salerno and Giuseppe Perrotta.
He spent over 50 years of his life working in the Horse Racing Industry throughout the New England Area.
Working many years at the Lincoln Downs Race Track and Narragansett Race track here in Rhode Island, as well as the Suffolk Downs Race Track in Massachusetts and Rockingham Park in New Hampshire.
Ida L. VanThuyne
PAWTUCKET - Ida L. VanThuyne, of Sanford Street, Pawtucket died Thursday, February 21, 2011. She was the wife of Victor VanThuyne.
Mrs. VanThuyne was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late William and Beatrice(LePalm) Durand.
She was employed at DB Mart for many years.
Jacqueline L. Milos
SCARBOROUGH, MAINE-Jacqueline L. Milos, 80, died from complications of Parkinson's disease.
Born in Pawtucket to Everett and Ellen Laushway. Jackie graduated Pawtucket East High School and Boston University's Sargent College. In 1954, she married Fredrick C. Milos, making a home with him for many years in Wrentham, Massachusetts, before retiring together to her beloved Arizona in 1978. Fred passed away in 1994.
Gerard A. Heroux
CENTRAL FALLS - Gerard A. Heroux, 93, died Wednesday, February 16, 2011, at his home in Central Falls with the members of his loving family at his bedside. He was a prominent funeral director for more than 70 years and currently held the lowest embalmer's license in the state of Rhode Island. He had a great memory and deep knowledge of the genealogy of the families he served.
Irene C. Czech
ATTLEBORO - Irene C.Czech 85, of passed away Friday at the Golden Living Center in Attleboro.
Born in Pawtucket she was a beloved daughter of the late Martin and Agnes(Lesniak) Czech. She lived in the Attleboro's for 42 years.
Before retiring she was employed as a Nurses Aide at the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital for 40 years.
She leaves 2 loving sisters Josephine Tetreault of Pawtucket, Sophie Vecciarino and her husband Sam of Attleboro and several nieces and nephews.
Vincent M. Tilton
Vincent M. Tilton, 2, was taken from us early Friday morning, February 18, 2011. He was a beloved little boy who fit an entire life time into two years, leaving behind a world of friends and family who will love and miss him dearly.
James Russell Corbett
EAST PROVIDENCE - James Russell Corbett, 94, passed away Saturday, February 19, 2011. He was the beloved husband of the late Vera (Mello) Corbett.
Born in Torrington, CT, a son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Leifert) Corbett, he resided in East Providence since 1994, previously residing in Pawtucket.
Therese M. Beaulieu
PAWTUCKET - Therese M. Beaulieu, 80 of Pawtucket died on Wednesday at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Edward J. Beaulieu. A daughter of the late Arthur and Ursula (Giard) Beaulieu, she was born in Pawtucket where she was a lifelong resident.
She was a communicant of St. Teresa Church. Prior to retirement in 1992, she had been employed for thirty-two years as an estimator in the office of the Key Container Corp. She was a member of St. Teresa's Senior Group and of the AARP.
George H. Adams IV
CENTRAL FALLS - George H. Adams IV, 23, of Dexter St, Central Falls died Thursday, February 17, 2011. He was the son of George H. Adams III and Melinda Chaves.
Mr. Adams installed sprinkler systems for Triple A Sprinklers in Warwick.
CUMBERLAND - Evelyn (Breault) Brouillette, 85, formerly of Pocasset Avenue, passed away Thursday in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Raymond Brouillette.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Theophile and Laura (Jette) Breault. She resided in Cumberland for over 50 years.
Mrs. Brouillette was employed at Texas Instruments, Rhode Island College, RI Division of Taxation, and Fram Corporation.
She was a communicant of St. Aidan Church.
Paul M. Driscoll
CUMBERLAND - Paul M. Driscoll, 58, of Lonsdale Farm Road passed away Wednesday, February 16 at home.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Mary V. (Vass) Driscoll. He resided in Cumberland for the past 33 years, previously residing in Pawtucket.
He was a United States Army National Guard Veteran, serving in the Airborne Division.
He was employed as a floral desiger for Uncle Ronnies Flower Shop of Cumberland for over 30 years.
Albert F. Moquin
PAWTUCKET - Albert F. Moquin, 84, formerly of Weeden Street passed away Tuesday after an illness. He was the husband of the late Marjorie A. (Laplante) Moquin.
He was born in Pawtucket a son of the late Euclid and Margaret Moquin. Mr. Moquin had been a self employed electrician in Pawtucket for many years. He was a member of the Little Rhody Bottle Club, The RI Historical Society, Friends of the Pawtucket Library and a Senior Inn Volunteer.
ATTLEBORO - Carol Curry-Rossi, 87 of Attleboro died on Tuesday at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Massachusetts.
The daughter of the late John and Flora (Aldsworth) Curry she had resided in Attleboro most of her life. Prior to retirement in the late 1970's she had been the office manager for Dr. Longobardi in Central Falls for many years. She was a member of the Pawtucket Branch of Medical Assistants. She also had a great love for playing the piano.
PAWTUCKET - Eleanor (Nault) Davignon, 93 passed away February 14, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Gerard Davignon.
Brother Majella Larivee Marchand
PAWTUCKET - Anna Gajda 89, of Ridge Street passed away Tuesday February 15, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late Grzegorz Gajda.
Born in Horodnica, Poland she was a daughter of the late Michal and Antonina (Krysztalowicz) Gajda. She lived in Pawtucket for the past 37 years.
Before retiring she was employed by the Miriam Hospital in the Housekeeping Department from 1974 to 1985.
Walter S. Kieon
CENTRAL FALLS - Walter S. Kieon, 90, of Jenks Street passed away Wednesday February 16, 2011. He was the beloved husband of the late Josephine V. (Salus) Kieon.
Born in Pawtucket a son of the late Michael and Zuzanna (Bujak) Kiewra. He lived in Central Falls for the 65 years and was formerly of South Attleboro.
Before retiring in 1978 he was employed as a Truck Driver for the former Yale Transportation Co. for 25 years.
Albert D. Giguere
PAWTUCKET - Albert D. Giguere, 82, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2011.He was the beloved husband of the late Irene (Braganca) Giguere. Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Roch G. and Beatrice (Lafleur) Giguere, he resided in Pawtucket over 60 years.
Al was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He was employed by Texas Instruments, Attleboro until retiring in 1993 and was previously employed by the former Washburn Wire Company for over thirty years until its closing. Al was a member of the Italian DIP Club.
Sandra D. Marcotte
SEEKONK - Sandra D. (Pope) Marcotte, 61, a Medical Secretary passed away Monday, February 14, 2011. She was the beloved wife of Edward F. Marcotte for thirty-nine years.