Archive - Obituary
March 21st, 2012
Gilbert J. Lapre
PAWTUCKET- Gilbert J. Lapre, "Gil" 82, passed March 20th. He was the husband of Shirley (O'Neil) Lapre. They had been married for 60 years.
Gilbert had been employed for 27 years by Texas Instruments retiring in 1993. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.
PAWTUCKET- Antonio Gomes, 50, passed at home.
Born in Brava, Cape Verde, a son of Anna N. Gomes and the late Jose Gomes.
He had worked for Providence metalizing and the former School House Candy.
He is survived by 3 brothers, Joao J. Gomes, Jose J. Gomes, Daniel Gomes, 6 sisters, Maria Delgado, Eugenia Fernandes, Alice Xavier, Candida DePina, Anita Fernandes and Joanna Gibau and many nieces and nephews.
CENTRAL FALLS- Gertrude (Proulx) Dumont, passed away on March 20, 2012.
She was the beloved wife of Normand H. Dumont. Gertrude was the daughter of the late Jean Paul and Jeanne (Boucher) Proulx.
Gertrude was retired from the Central Falls School Department.
Stacia H. Siekiera
PAWTUCKET- Stacia H. Siekiera 94, of Newport Avenue passed away Monday March 19, 2012 at the Grandview Center Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony C. Siekiera.
Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Victoria (Skowron) Strzesak. She lived in Pawtucket most of her life.
Before retiring Mrs. Siekiera was employed as an Assembler for Swank Jewelry Co. for 10 years.
Laura E. Harrison
EAST PROVIDENCE- HARRISON, Laura E. (Potter) 91, of East Providence died March 17, 2012. She was the wife of the late Thomas Harrison.
She was born in Lincoln, RI a daughter of the late Earl and Laura (Minchin) Potter. She was a homemaker and a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church. She is survived by 2 daughters Rev. Patricia Harrison of Barrington and Deborah Harrison of Castleton, NY. Sister of the late Dorothy Potter.
PAWTUCKET- Anne Choiniere, 84, of Pawtucket died on Thursday at Home & Hospice Care of R.I. In Providence. She was the wife of the late Leo Choiniere.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Irene (Yattaw) Choiniere.
She loved to cook, crochet and knit and was very fond of pets.
Survivors are two sisters: Mary Wagner and Elsie Arsenault; two brothers: Clarence and Lawrence LaBree, all of Pawtucket and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Victoria LaBree, Irene Petit, Francis LaBree, Jr., Joseph, Robert and William LaBree.
Dr. George J.
PAWTUCKET- Dr. George J. Grinsell DC, Died March 16th at Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island.
He is Survived by his wife Donna (Lanzi) Grinsell and first wife Mary Joyce Grinsell.
Daun Alan White
MANNING, SC- Daun Alan White, 62, former resident of Whitman, MA, husband of 42 years to Karen Rose Orcutt White, died Friday, February 24, 2012, at Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.
Born December 21, 1949, in Brockton, MA, he was the son of the late Lester Leroy White and the late Gladys Elizabeth Thompson White.
PAWTUCKET- Maria (George) Silva, 67, passed March 16th. She was the wife of the late Frank Silva.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Henry S. and Deolinda (Pacheco) George.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda Zammarelli of Pawtucket and Joey Ann Pereira of Florida, a brother, Henry George Jr. of Florida, two sisters, Diane Tierney of Florida and Susan Pimentel of Jamestown, RI, seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Rosalina Dias and Josephine Camara.
PAWTUCKET- Olga Nikodem 92, of Atria Senior Living in Lincoln passed Away
Saturday March 17, 2012 at Grandview Center in Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry E. Nikodem.
Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of the late Simon and Mary (Karas) Namaka.
She lived at Atria for the past 8 months formerly living in Pawtucket and Cumberland.
Mrs. Nikodem was a member of the Ladies Adoration Society Of Holy Cross Church Central Falls.
CUMBERLAND- Thelma (Sidebotham) Chadwick, 89, of Boardman Avenue died Friday, March 16, 2012 at Greenwood Care and Rehabilitation Center, Warwick. She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick L. Chadwick to whom she was married for 49 years.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Herbert and Ethel (Worthington) Sidebotham, she had lived in Pawtucket before moving to Cumberland 54 years ago. She was the sister of the late Calvin Sidebotham.
PAWTUCKET- Mary Kania 95, formerly of Capital Street passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012 at the Grandview Center in Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter Kania.
Born in Suffield, Ct she was a daughter of the late Albert and Bertha (Godek) Wolowicz. She lived in Pawtucket for 60 years and was formerly of Central Falls.
Before retiring Mrs. Kania was employed as a Winder at the former Sidney Blumenthal Textile Co. for many years and later worked for Owens-Corning Fiberglass and Fram Corp. as an Assembler.
BILLERICA, MA- Maureen (Bonaventure) Rahill. A Loving Wife, Mother, Daughter and Sister passed away at home on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, surrounded by her loving family after her courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Paul Rahill.
Maureen was a daughter of John and Rose (Rafferty) Bonaventure and lived in Pawtucket before moving to Billerica, MA in 1994. She was a graduate of Tolman High School Class of 1981 and a graduate of Rhode Island College.
PAWTUCKET- Dennis McGettigan, 75, passed March 13th at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Marjorie A. (Pelrine) McGettigan.
Born in April 7, 1936 in Quincy, MA he was a son of the late Dennis James and Isabell "Ella" (Douglas) McGettigan.
He had been employed by Motorola for over 20 years and then worked several years for Mallinckrodt.
Dennis was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.
STOUGHTON, MA- Victor Dino, 76, retired owner of Dino Buick in Stoughton, MA, died Saturday, March 10, 2012, in Stoughton after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Patricia Lee (Audette) Dino.
Born and raised in Central Falls, he was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Lincoln.
Ernest O. Menard
PAWTUCKET- Ernest O. Menard, 85, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2012.
He was the beloved husband of Doloris P. (Rattey) Menard for 63 years.
Born in Central Falls, he was a son of the late Oscar and Alice (Bergeron) Menard. Ernest was a World War II, US Navy veteran. He worked at the Washburn Wire Co., over 26 years until his retirement.
Margot E. Lavender
PAWTUCKET- Lavender, Margot E. 68 died Monday March 12, 2012 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late John Lavender.
Born in Providence a daughter of the late John and Blanche (Pechie) Mistowski. She lived in Pawtucket for the past 10years and prior to that lived most of her life in Smithfield.
Mrs. Lavender was a C.N.A. for many years.
She leaves three sons Seann L. Jackson of West Warwick, Ryan L. Jackson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina and Cory L. Jackson of Cranston, two grandchildren.
Charles O. Black
THE VILLAGES, FL - Charles O. Black, 78, of English Ivy Circle and formerly of Cumberland, died Friday, March 9, 2012 at home. He was the beloved husband of Dorothea "Dot" (Hodgkinson) Black. Mr. and Mrs. Black were married for 55 years.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Stanley T. and Marion (Richardson) Black, he had lived in Cumberland for 30 years, Lincoln for 3 years, Sandwich, MA for 3 years before moving to Ft. Myers, FL in April, 1995. He has lived at The Villages, FL for the past 5 years.
PAWTUCKET- Barbara (Ogilvie) Milloy, 86, March 7, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Milloy, Jr.
Mother of Adrina B. Barlog.
Funeral Saturday at 9 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Services at 10 a.m. in Calvin Presbyterian Church, Angell Rd., Cumberland. Interment, Highland Memorial Park. VISITATION Friday 3 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the church. Full obituary:
Sandra J. Lutynski
LINCOLN- Sandra J. Lutynski (Dawson) 69, of Nottingham Drive passed away peacefully Thursday March 8, 2012 with her loving family by her side at Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island.
Born in Pawtucket she was a beloved daughter of the late Robert W. and Stephania A. (Sroka) Dawson. She lived in Lincoln for the past 20 years and was formerly of Cranston.