Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Rhode Island Daily Obituaries 06/25/08

  • Adams, Eldred C.

    ADAMS, ELDRED C., 90, of 500 Margin Road, Lebanon, PA and formerly of North Kingstown, RI, died June 22, 2008 in the Manor Care of Lebanon. He was the husband of Dorothy W. (Cawthron) Adams. He was born in Providence a son of the late Charles A. and Ruth C. (Phelps) Adams. Mr. Adams had been a pattern maker for the Gorham Mfg. Co. in Providence for thirty-five years until his retirement in 1980. He was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in East Greenwich where he did volunteer work for many years,…

    • Camlot, Irving

      CAMLOT, IRVING, With great courage in Montreal, on Monday June 23, 2008. Beloved husband and soul-mate for fifty-two years of Sylvia. Loving father and father-in-law of Janice and Stephen Robins, Sari and Stephen Litwin, Jason and Cory. Spectacular and devoted Zaidie of Alison, Matthew, Andrew, Rachel, Jessica, Oscar, and Nava. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Louise and the late Morris Troyansky, Morris and Linda Camlot, Carl and Ruth Drucker, Esther and Saul Smolar, Irene and Louis Zuckerman. Funeral…

      • Carvalho, Virginio D.

        • Catoni, Nancy R. (Meo Labrie)

          will be held FRIDAY at 8:45 AM from the A. TARRO & SONS Funeral Home, 425 Broadway, Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Bartholomew's Church, 297 Laurel Hill Avenue, Providence. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting Hours THURSDAY 6-9 PM.

          • Chatburn, Lorraine A.

            CHATBURN, LORRAINE A., 78, of Floyd Knobs, IN, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2008, in Jeffersonville, IN. A memorial service will be held at 10 AM, Saturday, June 28, 2008 at Rhode Island Veteran's Memorial Cemetery.

            • Coogan, James A.


              • Fram, Lewis J.

                • Matterson, Robert W.


                  • Moniz, David E.

           for directions.

                    • O'Rourke, Mary E. (Murphy)

                      O'ROURKE, MARY E. (MURPHY), 96, formerly of Delway Road, died Monday at the Cherry Hill Manor in Johnston. She was the wife of the late John H. O'Rourke. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John P. and Mary (Riley) Murphy, she had been a Cranston resident since 1969. Mrs. O'Rourke was a dispatcher for the Providence Police Department for many years before her retirement. She leaves a nephew, J. Barry O'Rourke of Gaylordsville, CT. She was the mother of the late John E. O'Rourke.…

                      • Oliveira, Maria E.

                        OLIVEIRA, MARIA E., 92, of Vineyard Avenue, passed away Monday June 23, 2008 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Jose G. Oliveira. Born in Rabo de Peixe, Sao Miguel, Azores, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Rosa (Couto) Narciso. Mrs. Oliveira was a retired foot press operator for Monet Jewelers. She leaves four sons; Antonio J. and Norbert P. Oliveira both of East Providence, Jose M. Oliveira of Seekonk, Mass., Nicolau N. Oliveira of Fall River, Mass., ten…

                        • Pelski, Grace E. (Irons)

                          PELSKI, GRACE E. (IRONS), a retired pharmacy owner, died at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center on June 23. She received her B.S. in Pharmacy degree from the R.I. College of Pharmacy in 1945. Besides her husband, Thomas Pelski, she is survived by two sons, Paul Pelski and his wife Sue of Nashua, NH, and Neal Pelski and his wife Charlene of Johnston, a brother Edwin Irons of Sandersville, GA and a cousin Edith Barlow of Cranston. Funeral will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be…

                          • Ryan, Sarah Sheffield (Randall)

                   for guest book.

                            • Serpa, Leo J.

                              SERPA, LEO J., 88, passed away April 1st in Las Vegas, Nevada, formerly from South Providence. Leaving behind his loving wife of 61 years, Dorothy (Totero) Serpa. Leo was a talented musician, actively involved in the Shriners and the Masons. Brother to the late Matthew J. Serpa and the late Reverend Joseph Serpa. Also leaves behind 9 nieces and nephews. Mass will be held this Friday, June 27 at St. Ann's Church in Providence at 11:00 AM.

                              • Smith, Lessie (Spruill)

                                SMITH, LESSIE (SPRUILL), 82, a retired nurses aide at the RI Medical Center, of Congress Avenue, died Friday at home. She was the widow of the late James A. Smith. Born in Columbus, MS, a daughter of the late Governor and Lelia (Benton) Spruill. Viewing 10am to 12 Noon Friday in Bright Funeral Home, 290 Public Street, Providence. Burial will immediately follow at Oakland Cemetery.

                                • Spatcher, Jane A. (Jessop)

                                  SPATCHER, JANE A. (JESSOP), 80, of Ramblewood Estates, passed away Monday, June 23, 2008 at the Alpine Nursing Home. She was the wife of Robert H. Spatcher for 61 years. Born in Warwick, she was the daughter of the late Ernest & Alice (Buck) Jessop. Jane had been a social worker with the State of RI for 17 years, retiring in 1989. She enjoyed playing Scrabble at the Coventry Senior Center and she also liked to read books. She was the mother of Karen E. Beaudoin of West Warwick, and Peter D. Spatcher,…

                                  • Stansbury, Janet C. Hall

                                    STANSBURY, JANET C. HALL, formerly of Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington died Wednesday, June 18th at the Emerald Bay Manor in Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Philip N. Hall and William E. Stansbury. Born in Lexington, MA, a daughter of the late Donald and Janet (McMillan) Cameron, she has lived in Barrington for 50 years and Cape Cod. She was employed as a tax Clerk in the Barrington Town Hall, and was a Communicant of St. John's Episcopal Church in Barrington. She leaves two daughters, Janet Hall…

                                    • Truesdale, Margaret (Thebo)


                                      • Vazquez, Antonio

                                        VAZQUEZ, ANTONIO 'TONY', of Johnston, RI, formerly of Everett, MA, died Tuesday June 17, 2008 at age 93. He was an original member of the 709th Military Police Battalion of the US Army during WW II. He worked in the International Division of the Nicholson File Company, was a four-time recipient of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce's 'Man of the Year', and former President of the Greater Providence Pan American Club, the World Trade Club and the Rhode Island Table Tennis…

                                        • Walsh, Angela Julie (Velino)

                                          will be held on Friday, June 27, at 9 a.m. from the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. William Church, Pettaconsett Ave., Warwick. Visiting hours are Thursday 4-8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 854 Providence St., West Warwick, RI 02893.

                                          • Zahn, Carmella (Rotondi)

                                            will be held Friday at 9 AM from the ROBBINS FUNERAL HOME, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Lawrence Church. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park. Calling hours Thursday 5-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Overlook Nursing Home, 14 Rock Ave, Pascoag, RI 02859.

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