Archive - Obituary
April 4th, 2014
Bernard A. Raymond
CENTRAL FALLS: Bernard A. Raymond, 84, formerly of Liberty St, passed April 4th with his loving family by his side.
He was a lifelong Central Falls resident and longtime Communicant of Holy Spirit Parish (St Matthew Church).
He had been employed as a tool maker for many years. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.
Dorothy H. Niebuhr
PAWTUCKET- Dorothy H. Niebuhr, 98, formerly of Harcourt Ave., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Elmhurst Extended Care, Providence.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Henry H. and Flora I. (Hoenicke) Niebuhr.
Chester S. Kwiatkowski
CENTRAL FALLS- Chester S. Kwiatkowski, 94, passed away Friday March 28, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen F. (Wojcik) Kwiatkowski.
Born in Strabane, PA he was a son of the late Stanley and Veronica (Safranowski) Kwiatkowski.
Before retiring he was employed as a Welder at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Co. of East Hartford, CT.
Chet was a WWII Navy Veteran serving as a Chief Torpedoman and a member of the Fierlit-Korzen A.L. Post #79 of Central Falls.
Victor R. Ferreira
GREENVILLE - Victor R. Ferreira, 69 of Pleasant View Circle passed away Wednesday in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of Laurie A. (Fox) Ferreira.
Born in Cumberland, he was the son of Mary C. (Rodrigues) Ferreira and the late Joseph B. Ferreira. Mr. Ferreira resided in Greenville 42 years.
He was employed by the US Postal Service until his retirement last year.
He was a US Air Force veteran serving in Vietnam.
Doris M. Zwolenski
CUMBERLAND - Doris M. "Maggie" Zwolenski, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday after an illness. She was the wife of the late Raymond A. Zwolenski.
She was born in Michigan a daughter of the late Eugene H. and Doris M. (MacDonald) Packard. She had lived in Cumberland since 1962 and had been employed as a sales clerk at the former Woolco and W.T. Grants Companies for many years.
PAWTUCKET - Clarisse Bachand, 88, died peacefully on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Jeanne Jugan Residence, surrounded by her loving and devoted sons. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold Bachand to whom she was married for 52 years. Clarisse was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Edmond and Bernadette (Breault) Gevry and was a lifelong resident of the Blackstone Valley.
Ruth Grace Gauvin
PAWTUCKET - Ruth Grace (Delaney) Gauvin of Pawtucket passed away on March 31, 2014 surrounded by her loving family.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years Raymond E. Gauvin.
CUMBERLAND - Mildred Curry of Cumberland died on March 31, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Joseph Curry. They had been married sixty two years.
Mrs. Curry was born in Central Falls, the daughter of the late Florida (Gendron) Lumnah. She was an assembler at A-T Cross in Lincoln for many years.
Besides her husband Joe, Mrs. Curry is survived by her sons; Michael Curry of Cumberland and Paul Curry and his wife Brenda of Palmer, Ma. She also leaves her Grandchildren, Joshua, Jason, and Devan. Mrs. Curry also had many nieces and nephews.
Claire R. Fitzgaireld
WILLOW, AK - Claire Rattey Fitzgaireld, 79, of Willow, died of natural causes March 22, 2014 at her home. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, April 12th at 10 AM at St Christopher Catholic Church in Willow, AK. Father Andrew will be conducting. Following the Mass, at 11:30 AM there will be a Celebration of Life potluck for friends and family at the Willow Community Center.
Annette D. McVeigh
PAWTUCKET - Annette D. McVeigh, 89, of Pawtucket, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014.
She was the wife of the late Francis McVeigh. Born in Fall River, MA, she was the daughter of the late Emile and Ida (Levesque) Laliberte.
She is survived by 3 children, Michael McVeigh of Warwick, Gail Parkinson of West Warwick, and Brian McVeigh of Cranston, 2 sisters, Dorothy Cuddy of Attleboro, MA, and Lucille Gendreau of Pawtucket, 8 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. She was the great grandmother of the late Jordan Parkinson.
Mildred B. Terry
PAWTUCKET - Mildred B. Terry, of Fogarty Manor, Funeral Service Wednesday at 11 AM. Relatives And Friends may call from 9 AM. For full obituary, www.coelhofuneralhome.net
Barbara A. Tordoff
GLENDALE - Barbara A. Tordoff (Minchin) 81, of Glendale, died March 29, 2014. She was the wife of the late William E. Tordoff Sr. Mrs. Tordoff was born in Pawtucket. She was a daughter of the late Clifford and Gladys (Armitage) Minchin. She was an avid Red Sox fan.
She is survived by three children, Lynn A. Tordoff, Bill Tordoff Jr. and Bob Tordoff and his wife Leslie. One Sister Nancy Prete, three grandchildren and her little dog Jake.
Charles A. Abdelahad
PAWTUCKET - Charles A. Abdelahad, 95, passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Friday, March 28, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Nora (Amir) Abdelahad for 65 years. Born in Boston, he was a son of the late Assad and Ramza (Bargoot) Abdelahad.
Robert M. Porrello
PAWTUCKET - Robert M. Porrello, 63 formerly of Pawtucket died Wednesday in his home in Providence.
He was the son of the late Diane Lussier and brother of the late Daniel P. Porrello and the late Richard Lussier.
He leaves his long term companion Diane Dorvilier. He also leaves his brothers John Lussier and Dean Lussier and a sister Anita Lussier.
He worked the majority of his life as an exceptional auto mechanic.
Calling hours are Monday, 10 -11 a.m. with a service following at Bell Funeral Home, Providence RI.
Mary S. Moran
PAWTUCKET - Mary S. (Keenan) Moran, 81, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 27, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Paul R. Moran, Sr. for 56 years. Born in Cranston, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary "May" (Dion) Keenan. Mary was the Vice President of Rhode Island Lithograph Co., Pawtucket for 45 years until her retirement several years ago. She and her husband enjoyed traveling and spending time together in Florida.
Kathleen B. Messier
PAWTUCKET - Kathleen B. Messier of Pawtucket died on March 26, 2014 from complications associated with Alzheimers Disease. She was the wife of George Messier. They had been married 58 years.
Mrs. Messier was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (McCabe) Regan.
Claire N. Partridge
EAST PROVIDENCE - Partridge, Claire, N., 86, died Sunday at home. She was the wife of the late James Partridge, EPFD ret. Born in Providence a daughter of the late John V. and Alice M. (Clark) Corcoran, She was a Rumford resident most of her life.
William F. Himan
PAWTUCKET - William F. Himan, 68, of Pawtucket died March 23, 2014. Mr. Himan was born in Pawtucket. Son of the late Edward and Bertha (Jadach) Himan. He was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church, attended Renselear Polytech and graduated from URI and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. He worked for Village Missions for twenty years planting churches across America reaching people for his beloved Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was a longterm math substitute teacher for four years. He enjoyed playing the guitar, singing and performing for others.
Mary R. Tougas
WEST HAVEN, CT - Mary R. Tougas, 100, of West Haven and formerly of Cumberland passed away Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Marie Mancini and her husband Edward where she had resided for the past 5 years. She had also previously resided in Cumberland for 18 years and Pawtucket for 50 years. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert A. Tougas.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Vicenzo and Mary E. (McElroy) Robbio.
LINCOLN - Ellen Faulkner, 79, died Tuesday on her birthday. She was the wife of the late Raymond W. Faulkner, Jr. Born in Derry Carrowbehy Roscommon Ireland, she was a daughter of the late James and Ellen (Toolan) Conroy.