Archive - Obituary
February 16th, 2011
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.
Frederick M. Rogers
PAWTUCKET - Frederick M. Rogers, Sgt. Pawtucket PD Ret., passed away peacefully February 10, 2011, surrounded by his loving family.
Born and raised in the city of Pawtucket, he was the son of the late John and Clementina (Cormier) Rogers. He was the husband of the late Joyce G. Rogers.
Paul J. Goulet Jr.
PAWTUCKET - Paul J. Goulet Jr., 56 of Francis Avenue, passed away Sunday in the VA Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Carla Orzechowicz.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Paul J. and Phyllis (Rhode) Goulet Sr. He was a lifelong Pawtucket resident.
He was employed as a truck driver for Regency Transportation for 10 years prior to becoming an owner/operator.
He was a US Army Veteran of Vietnam, where he served as an MP.
He enjoyed Fishing, Dirtbiking and riding his Harley Davidson.
Paul was loved and respected by all his friends and family.
Dominic R. Sorrentine
N. CAROLINA - Dominic R. Sorrentine, 104, of North Carolina and formerly of Rumford, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2011. He was the husband of the late Rose (McAloon) Sorrentine. They were happily married for forty one years until she passed away in 1972.
Born in Palermo, Italy, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rose (Valleco) Sorrentine.Dominic was a Milkman for the former Fiske Dairy of Rumford for many years until his retirement. He had lived in Rumford for most of his life before moving to North Carolina seventeen years ago.
Clara S. Raimundo
PAWTUCKET - Clara S. Raimundo, 86, of Pawtucket, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2011. She was the wife of the late Jaime Raimundo. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Maria (Paiva) Sequeira. Mrs. Raimundo was a lifelong resident of Pawtucket. She is survived by a daughter, Ann Smiley and her husband Philip of Pawtucket. She also leaves two grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Manuel, Leno, Antonio, Joseph, George, John, William and Josephine Sequeria and Hilda Fonsceca.
PAWTUCKET- Joseph Fernandes, 95 of Grandeville Court, Wakefield died Saturday at South County Hospital, Wakefield. He was the husband of Alice (Lopes) Fernandes.
Born in Taunton, Ma. a son of the late Albert and Izaura (Almeida) Fernandes. He has lived in Wakefield for the past three years and prior to that he lived in North Providence and Pawtucket.
Mr. Fernandes was the owner of Joe's Market in Pawtucket.
Christine M. Thibodeau
CENTRAL FALLS - Christine M. (Viau) Thibodeau, 43 of Hendricks Street died Tuesday at Memorial Hospital.
Born in Attleboro, MA, She was the daughter of Linda M. (Hamilton) McMenemy and the late Armand Viau. She was the sister of Rene Brewer of Attleboro, Lisa Jorgenson of Warwick, Gladys Ogni of Pawtucket, Kelly Lauder of Johnston, Vikki Viau of Pawtucket, Donna Gregorio, Kathryn Viau and Ronald Allard, Jr. all of Central Falls. She was the step daughter of Ronald Allard of Central Falls.
Mary A. Wiker
PAWTUCKET - Mary A. Wiker 91, of Second Street passed away at her residence Sunday February 13, 2011. She was the beloved wife of Bernard Wiker.
Born in Pawtucket she was a daughter of the late Peter and Nellie (Kuras) Wiewura. She lived in Pawtucket all of her life.
Mrs. Wiker was employed as an Operating Room Nurse at Rhode Island Hospital for 3 years and at Pawtucket Memorial Hospital for 6 years.
George E. Tetreault
CUMBERLAND - George E. Tetreault, 89, of Ferncrest Drive, passed away Saturday, February 12, 2011. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy A. (Otto) Tetreault and the late Rose (Gingras) Tetreault.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late L. Philip and Ozena (Theroux) Tetreault, he resided in Cumberland for many years.
George was a World War II U.S. Army and U.S. Navy veteran. He was employed at Texas Instruments, Attleboro for forty-two years before retiring as a tooling engineer in 1986. George loved woodworking and had been an avid bowler for many years.
William J. Wunschel
CUMBERLAND - William "Pete" J. Wunschel 88 died Friday at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Thelma P. (Pearson) Wunschel. They were married for over sixty years.
Born in Pawtucket a son of the late Anton and Alice (Robert) Wunschel. He lived in Cumberland for the past fifty eight years.
He was an Army veteran serving during WWII.
Mr. Wunschel was a driver salesman for Harvest Bakery and also worked for Providence Casket Company, Lincoln.
Sister Madeleine Dubois, SSCh.
MARLBOROUGH - Sister Madeleine Dubois, SSCh., (Sr. Marie Wilfred), died Thur., Feb. 10, 2011 at Marie Esther Health Center, Marlborough. Born in Pawtucket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Diana (Latulippe) Dubois. Sr. Madeleine, a teacher and LPN, worked in Tampa FL, for many yrs. before returning to MA, where she continued her work as an LPN, until her retirement in 1994.
C. Paul Goucher
PAWTUCKET - C. Paul Goucher, 74, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at home. He was predeceased by the love of his life, wife Barbara A. (Bury) Goucher.
Albert F. Andrews
CUMBERLAND - Albert F. Andrews, 85, of Hunter Drive, passed away Thursday in the Mt. St. Francis Health Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband of Maria Helen (Costa) Andrews.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Lema) Andrews. He resided in Cumberland for 44 years.
Mr. Andrews was an United States Army, World War II Veteran, attaining the rank of Technician 5th Grade. He was awarded the Weapons Medal, Efficiency Medal, and the Purple Heart.
Carol A. Fulmer
July 31, 1942 - February 7, 2011
FLORIDA - Carol A. (Rose) Fulmer, 68, of Venice, FL formerly of East Providence, RI, died February 7, 2011. She was an Art Teacher for 23 years at Riverside Junior High School.
Services will be held on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 1 PM at National Cremation & Burial Society, 2990 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34239.
Survivors include her husband, Adrian Fulmer; children, Donna Marie King, Julia McCormack, & Pamela Ysidron; and 4 grandchildren. She is predeceased by her son, James King.
Edward S. Marcinkiewicz
LINCOLN- Edward S. Marcinkiewicz 83, of Franklin Street passed away Tuesday February 8, 2011 at the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Delphine (Charbonneau) Marcinkiewicz.
Born in Ipswich, MA he was a son of the late Stanley and Anna (Iwiecz) Marcinkiewicz. He lived in Lincoln for the past 16 years and was formerly of Pawtucket.
Before retiring in 1966 he was a Police Officer for the City of Pawtucket for 14 years.
Sister Jacqueline Paradis
CUMBERLAND - Sister Jacqueline Paradis (Sr. Jacqueline Marie), SUSC of Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland, RI died on February 9 at the age of 69. She was born in Providence, RI on August 11, 1941, the daughter of the late Emile and Beatrice (Hall)Paradis. Her brother, Rene, predeceased her as an infant. In addition to her Holy Union Sisters, her aunt Mrs. Lucille Coutu of Central Falls and several cousins survive her.