Thursday, September 18, 2008

Rhode Island Obituaries 09/18/08

WOO SUN, 66, of Greenville Ave., died September 16, 2008 surrounded by
his loving family. He was the husband of Jung Suk (Lee) Ahn. Born in
Korea he was a son of the late Eun Kyo Ahn and Kiok Lee. Mr. Ahn was a
business owner in the import-export industry. He was a loving husband,
father, and grandfather. Besides his wife, he leaves two daughters, Joo
Young Ahn and her husband Kang Nyoun Kim, Joo Mi Ahn and her husband Se
Hyun Youn, a granddaughter Alice Kim all of Johnston, a brother Phillip
Sun Ahn…

VITO, 86, of North Providence, formerly of Johnston, passed away
September 17, 2008 in Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. Born in Providence a
son of the late Bartholomew and Ann (Giampietro) Andreozzi. Mr.
Andreozzi was a retired toolmaker, a WWII Army Veteran, a parishioner
of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, a sports enthusiast enjoying baseball
and football and tried out for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.
He is survived by his sons, Richard Andreozzi of Warwick and James
Andreozzi of Johnston,…
Mrs. Anna M. (Furtado) King, age 86, of 18 Fatima Drive, Bristol, died
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro, MA.
She was the wife of the late Raymond J. King. Born in...
friends are invited to attend a funeral service Saturday, Sept. 20, at
10 a.m. in the Buckler-Johnston Funeral Home, 121 Main St., Westerly.
Burial will follow in River Bend Cemetery. Calling hours are
respectfully omitted. For online condolence shared memory books go to
WILLIAM M., 61, passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2008. Born in
Providence, son of the late William R. N. and Aino (Kyllonen) Black, he
was a lifelong resident of Pawtucket. Bill was a Vietnam U. S. Air
Force veteran. He was a member of the Iron Workers Union Local No. 37
East Providence for 25 years until retiring in 2002. He leaves one
daughter, Donna L. Peterson; one son, Robert W. Black; one grandson,
Gary A. Peterson, Jr.; one sister, Karen L. McGrath and her husband
Robert and two nephews.…
JOHN C., 88, passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2008. He was the
beloved husband of Dorothy I. (Hesseman) Brown for 62 years. Born in
Central Falls, he was a son of the late Robert M. and Margaret (Mungo)
Brown. John resided in Pawtucket most of his life. He was a World War
II U.S. Army Air Corps veteran. John was a quality control engineer at
the Northrop Corporation, Norwood, MA for many years until retiring in
1986. He served as a lay minister at area nursing homes and small
churches. John was…
ETHEL B., on September 15, 2008. A longtime Rumford resident she was a
daughter of the late John and Florence (Kennedy) Coyle and a sister of
the late Gertrude A. Coyle. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held
Saturday at 10 a.m. in St Margaret Church, Pawtucket Ave., Rumford.
Calling hours are omitted. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery.
Please omit flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Philip
Hulitar Hospice Center, 50 Maude St., Providence, R.I. 02908.
Arrangements by Monahan…
ALISON PEAKE, died on July 2, of cancer at home in New Haven, CT.
Beloved wife of the late Basil Duke Henning. Colgate Professor of
English History and Master of Saybrook College at Yale University for
29 years. Born in 1918 in Camden, SC. A graduate of the Westover School
and Smith College (member of Phi Beta Kappa). Honorary member of the
Yale Glee Club and the Whiffenpoofs. She enthusiastically sponsored
music at Yale throughout her life. With her husband, she was the
recipient of the Yale Medal…
MORVILLO, LYDIA V. (Marsella) 95, of Cranston and Jupiter Florida
passed away September 17, 2008 at home, surrounded by her loving
family. Born in Providence a daughter of the late Augustus and Jenny...
Club. A memorial service will be held on Monday, September 22, 2008 at
9:30 am at the Westminster Unitarian Church, 119 Kenyon Avenue, East
Greenwich, RI 02818 - In lieu of flowers,
donations in her memory may be made to the Westminster Memorial Garden,
at the above address.
LARRY 77, of Fox Point Manor died Friday. He was the son of the late
Clara Martin. Larry was well known as a kind, hard working and amiable
man. He will be missed by his many friends in Fox Point where he lived
for 60 years and especially by Steve and Anne, his daily companions for
the past 13 years. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at
10am in Holy Rosary Church, Traverse St., Providence. Calling hours
Friday 5-7pm. in the Monahan Drabble Sherman Funeral Home 230 Waterman
South Kingstown - Mary E. (Ackermen) Hedberg, 83, of Browns Farm Rd.,
died Wednesday, September 17, 2008 in the South County Hospital, South
Kingstown, RI. She was the wife of Ralph V. Hedberg and had...
JOHN J., died August 26th in Florida. A Service of Remembrance will be
held Saturday at 2PM in the CHARLES COELHO Funeral Home, 151 Cross St.,
Central Falls. Directions and condolences at:
RENE J., 83, formerly of Pawtucket and Port St. Lucie, FL, died on
Sept. 16, 2008 in Pascoag. He was a son of the late Leon R. and Florina
(Riendeau) Nolin. As a young US Army soldier during WWII in Angio,
Italy he suffered an injury which left him completely disabled for the
rest of his life. Survivors are seven sisters: Doris Letellier of
Pascoag, Claire Pepin of North Providence, Estelle DelDonno of S.
Attleboro, Theresa Ouelette of Stuart, FL, Alice Lapinsky of Lovell,
ME, Diane Provencher of…
CAROL M., of Evergreen Drive, died peacefully Wednesday, September 17,
2008 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in
Providence, a daughter of the late George & Margaret (McGee)
Mullervy. Carol worked as a nurse in the Pediatric unit at Rhode Island
Hospital and also with the Visiting Nurses. She was a communicant of
St. Brendan's Parish and a member of the choir. She participated in the
Bay View Performing Arts. Besides her husband she leaves five sons;…
ELIZABETH (PUCHALSKA), age 95 of Providence, passed away on September
16th at RI Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late John P.
O'Grady. Born in Lynn, MA, she was a daughter of the late William and
Antonina (Chrzanowska) Puchalski. Beloved mother of Daniel O'Grady with
whom she lived, and John O'Grady of Scituate. She was the mother of the
late Patricia A. Leoni. Grandmother of 6 great-grandmother of 5, she
was the sister of the late Chester, Matthew, Henry Puchalski,…
EDWARD, 85, of Laurel Hill Avenue, Providence a guitarist and
instructor passed away September 17, 2008. A lifelong resident of
Providence, he was the son of the late Anthony and Theresa (Scorpio)
Petrucci. During his years as a guitarist, Edward had performed
throughout the New England area and the Eastern Coast in many of the
top supper clubs, dance halls and lounges. He was also active in
concerts, recording and broadcasting. As an instructor he taught in
Providence and Cranston for many years…
WILLIAM M., 89, husband of the late Retta M. (Little) Purtill, died
September 16, 2008 in Townshend, VT. He is survived by his son and
daughter-in-law-Lawrence and Karen Purtill of Narragansett and his
daughter and son-in-law Joyce and Joseph Rivers and two grandchildren
Kathleen and Daniel Rivers, all of Brattleboro, VT. He was a U.S. Army
veteran of WWII. A calling hour will be held Saturday from 8:30a.m. to
9:30a.m. in Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly.
Funeral Liturgy will be…
ETIENNE R. 'STEVE', 86, of Ferncrest Ave., died peacefully while
surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at the
Coventry Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of
Ginetta 'Jean' (Petrocelli) Soucy for 59 years. Born in West Warwick, a
son of the late Valmore and Aldea (Forcier) Soucy, he was a Coventry
resident most of his life. Steve developed and owned Sherwood Valley
Mobile Home Park in Coventry since 1982. He was an active parishioner
HATTIE MAE, 87, of Abbott Street, died Friday, September 12, at Pine
Grove Health Center, Pascoag. She was the wife of the late Frank
Thomas. Born in Jennings, LA, a daughter of the late Walter and
Josephine (Deville) Pullman. She lived in Providence for the last 69
years. She leaves a son William Watts of Providence; two daughters,
Mary Thomas and Dorothy Ola, both of Providence, four grandchildren,
five great grandchildren and a great great grandson. She was a sister
of the late Foreman, Arthur…

ANDREOZZI, VITO 86, of North Providence, formerly of Johnston passed
away Tuesday September 17, 2008 in Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. Born in
Providence a son of the late Bartholomew and Ann (Giampietr...
BRONIUS S., 91, of Radcliffe Avenue, died peacefully Tuesday at home
surrounded by his beloved wife and son after a lengthy illness with
cancer. He was the beloved husband of Adele (Januceviciute) Vaitekunas.
They were married for sixty-four years. Born in Rubikiai, Lithuania, a
son of the late Juozapas and Anele (Meskauskas) Vaitekunas, he came to
the United States in 1949, settling in Providence. Mr Vaitekunas
attended the University of Vilnius, Lithuania. He was a teacher at the
Wenen Middle…

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