Archive - Obituary
September 26th, 2014
PAWTUCKET - Eleanor (Brierley) McLaughlin, 99, of Pawtucket, passed away Thursday at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket. She was the wife of the late Edward L. McLaughlin.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late John and Emily (McCaw) Brierley. She was a life-long resident of Pawtucket.
Mrs. McLaughlin was employed as a seamstress for the former Health-Tex Inc. of Central Falls for over 20 years.
PAWTUCKET - Shirley Conca, 78, of Pawtucket, passed away Friday, September 26, 2014. She was the wife of the late Albert Conca Sr. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mildred (Bohmiller) Lees. Shirley lived most of her life in Pawtucket.
She is survived by three daughters, Norma Taylor, Amanda Gonzalez, and Shirley Egan, three sons, Paul and Peter Norton, and John Gilbert, two sisters, Nancy Hopkins and Linda Snow, one brother, Walter Lees, seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Mary G. St. Germain
LINCOLN - ST. GERMAIN, MARY GLADYS (NELMES, SCOTT), 93, formerly of Lincoln passed away peacefully Friday, September 26, 2014 at Orchard View Manor, East Providence, RI surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Henry J. St. Germain.
Mrs. St. Germain was a secretary and one of the founders of the Parent Faculty Organization of Davies Vocational School. She was also a member of the Central Falls Community Center's Retired Senior Volunteer Program and a culinary worker at St. Jude's and St. Mary's rectory.
Louise H. Delano
PAWTUCKET - Louise H. (Doane) Delano, 72, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Merton "Woody" Atwood Delano for thirty-eight years. Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Walter H. and Helen M. (Flynn) Doane, she resided in Attleboro before moving to Pawtucket over twenty-five years ago. Louise was an avid reader and enjoyed crafts.
Charles A. Tweedly, Sr.
SMITHFIELD - Tweedly, Charles Andrew, Sr., age 89, of Greenville, husband of Elma (Truppa) Tweedly, son of the late Charles and May Lee (Denton) Tweedly.
Constance C. Chicoine
MANVILLE - Constance C. Chicoine, 78, passed away peacefully at The Holiday in Manville, RI on Friday, September 19, 2014.
Constance was born in Central Falls, the daughter of the late Rene Chicoine and Elizabeth (Najarian) Froment. She was employed as a secretary at Apex Corporation, worked at various positions at Sears and was a valued employee at Rehoboth Country Club as manger.
James M. McCaffrey
PAWTUCKET - James M. McCaffrey, 74, of, Pawtucket, died Thursday, September 25, 2014 at The Miriam Hospital in Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the longtime companion of the late Pauline Ruggiero. James was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Henry and Annette (Larocque) McCaffrey.
Mr. McCaffrey was a bus driver for the Pawtucket School Department and a self-employed roofing contractor.
Raymond C. Bolduc
PAWTUCKET - Raymond C. Bolduc, 65 of Pawtucket died Saturday.
Committal service with Military Honors on Monday, September 29th at the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter at 11:15. For the full obituary and to sign the guestbook visit www.lachapellefuneralhome.com.
Eric R. Houston
COVENTRY - Houston, Eric R., 89, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Kent Hospital in Warwick. Married 67 years, he was the husband of Doris E. (Leblanc) Houston of Coventry. He was the former owner of Stadium Fish & Chips and Pond Street Florist in Pawtucket.
Hugh B. Harrold
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hugh B. Harrold died Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the Lyons VA Medical Center, Bernards Township. He was 88.
Born in Pawtucket, RI, to Hugh and Anna Mitchell Harrold, he resided in East Brunswick for the past 48 years.
Prior to his retirement 18 years ago, he was a systems analyst with Republic National Bank in New York City for nine years.
Florence May Spoerer
CUMBERLAND - Florence May (Mennie) Spoerer, 96, of Cumberland died on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Henry G. Spoerer who passed away in 2006. They were married sixty-four years.
Leslie A. Frey
PAWTUCKET - Leslie A. (Hallmann) Frey, 61, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 22, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Michael Frey for 39 years. Born in Stoneham, MA, she was a daughter of Dr. David R. Hallmann of Warren and the late Patricia (Gately) Hallmann. Leslie was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed reading and crocheting.
John A. Sojka
REHOBOTH - John A. "Jan" Sojka, 94, passed away Monday September 22, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Frances (Trela) Sojka.
Born in Poughkeepsie, NY he was a son of the late Jozef and Magdalena (Lezon) Sojka. He lived in Rehoboth for the past 65 years.
Before retiring Jan was employed as a Polisher for Leavens Mfg. Co. of Attleboro and later worked for the Town of Rehoboth Transfer Station
SMITHFIELD - Glynn, Annabelle (Lee) 85, of Smithfield, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 19, 2014 at the Cortland Place Nursing Home, in Greenville. She was the wife of the late Francis X. Glynn.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Francis P. and Thyra H. (Anderson) Lee.
Annabelle was a communicant of St. Michael Church. She was a member of the Ireland 32 Society, R.I. Police Officers Emerald Society, and the Smithfield YMCA. Mrs. Glynn had resided in North Attleboro prior to moving to Smithfield in 1985.
Raymond A. Noreau
PAWTUCKET - Raymond A. Noreau, 60, of Power Road died Tuesday, September 23, 2104 at Miriam Hospital, Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Louann (Konicki) Noreau, the Lincoln Animal Control Officer. Mr. and Mrs. Noreau were married 38 years on March 20.
Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Joseph Charles and Blanche J. (Malo) Noreau, he had lived in Lincoln for most of his life before moving to Pawtucket 10 years ago.
Regina M. Pimental
CENTRAL FALLS - Regina M. Pimental, 81, of Notre Dame St., passed away Friday in the R.I. Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Edward J. Pimental.
Born in Pawtucket she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (Larosee) Wright.
Mrs. Pimental was employed by the Hindley Manufacturing Co., Cumberland for over 20 years until her retirement in 1996.
Anna M. Coleman
CUMBERLAND - Anna M. Coleman, formerly of Cumberland died on September 18, 2014. She was born in Pawtucket the daughter of the late Joseph Coleman and Jane (Conlon) Coleman. Anna was a remarkable and generous woman she was always in good cheer. Anna was an inspector at Corning Glass for many years. Anna recently was awarded her 75 years of service pin there.
Leo N. LeBeau
PAWTUCKET - Leo N. LeBeau, 92, of Pawtucket, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014. He was the husband of the late Gertrude (Vashey) LeBeau. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late Napoleon and Rose (Beaudette) LeBeau. Leo was an army veteran of World War II. He was a truck driver for the Teamsters for 38 years, retiring in 1981.
John J. Durkin
CUMBERLAND - John J. Durkin, formerly of Cumberland and Jamestown passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2014.
Mr. Durkin was born in Carlstadt, New Jersey, the son of the late John Durkin and Alice M. (Marginson) Durkin. He was a custodian for the Cumberland School Department for many years.
John is survived by his nephew Thomas Benoit and his wife Virginia of Seekonk, Massachusetts, his niece Barbara Drolet of Rumford and several grand nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Marie Benoit and Irene Munson.
Katherine Ann Carroll-Young
PAWTUCKET - Katherine Ann Carroll-Young of Pawtucket died on September 16, 2014. She was the wife of Rickey F. Young.
Katherine was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Thomas J. Whalen and Marjorie I. (Leary) Whalen. She was a dispatcher for the City of Pawtucket's Police Department for over 30 years.
Besides her husband she leaves her daughter Denise Carroll, her stepchildren, Rickey Young Jr., Michelle Mederios, Marsha Young, Jennifer daPonte, Michael Young, Dustin Young, and David Young.