Rev. Joseph Chu Cong
November 30, 2004
Rev. Joseph Chu Cong, OCSO (Cistercian Order of Strict Observance) Trappists, 86, of the St. Joseph's Abbey, 167 No. Spencer Rd., died Tuesday, Nov. 30 at the Abbey Infirmary after an illness.
Rev. Cong was born in Haidnong, No.Vietnam son of Chu-Van-Caf and Pham-Thi-Tram. He was ordained a priest at Haiphong in 1948. He entered the U.S. on Jan. 29, 1954 and studied at Fordham Univ. and N.Y.U.. He entered St. Joseph's Abbey on Dec. 8, 1961 and made profession on Feb. 11, 1964. He was Superior at Our Lady of the Philippines from 1988-90 and Abbot there from 1990-96.
The funeral will be held Tuesday, Dec. 7 with a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. celebrated by Rt. Rev. Damian Carr, Abbot in St. Joseph's Abbey Church, 167 No. Spencer Rd., Spencer, Ma. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Abbey Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday, Dec. 6 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2:30 to 5 p.m. in St. Joseph's Abbey Church.
J.HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer is directing arrangements.
Evelyn L. Cavalieri
WORCESTER-Evelyn L. (LeClair) Cavalieri, 68, of 1050 Main Street died August 9th in Saint Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center. She leaves her husband of 27 years, Stephen Cavalieri; 2 sons, Nelson J. Dupre, Jr. of Worcester and Richard Dupre of Leominster; 2 daughters, Susan Carreau of Worcester and Darlene Bastille of North Brookfield; a sister, Janice Pepper of Princeton; 5 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.
She was born in Worcester the daughter of Edward and Edith (Borrows) LeClair and has lived here all of her life. Mrs. Cavalieri worked as a nurse’s aide locally for many years, until retirement. She enjoyed bingo and flea markets.
Services are private and at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, Massachusetts, 01701-4688. O’Connor Brothers Funeral Home, 592 Park Avenue is handling the arrangements.
Vivian L. Southard
March 29, 2005
Leicester: Vivian L. (Dumas) Southard,88, of 807 Pleasant St., in the Rochdale section of Leicester, died Tuesday March 29 in her son's home after an illness.
Her husband Ralph R. Southard, Jr. died last year. She leaves two sons Gerald F. (Lucille) Jacques of Rochdale and Alan E. (Marilyn) Jacques of Sedrowooley, WA, a daughter Dorothy D. (Robert) Eggleston of Rochdale, three sisters Dorothy M. Jyringi and Kathleen M. Jyringi both of Rochdale and Theresa I. LaPlante of Charlton, a step-son David Southard of Worcester, a step-daughter Janice (Bart) Cellucci of N.J., 16 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren,nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by a brother Dennis A. Dumas and a sister Ruth A. Ryan.
Mrs. Southard was born in Toronto, Canada daughter of Alfred E. and Mamie (LaBrake) Dumas. She was a machine operator at Carleton Woolen and Worcester Tool & Stamp before retiring. She was a member of St. Aloysius-St. Jude Church and their Ladies Guild, and the American Legion-Cherry Valley Post 443, Women's Auxiliary. She enjoyed knitting and donating various items to the Leicester Women's Club and St. Aloysius-St. Jude's Ladies Guild. She was an avid gardener, rock collector and hunting.
The funeral will be held Saturday, April 2 from MORRISON-MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main Street, with a Mass at 10:00 AM in St. Aloysius-St. Jude Church, 489 Pleasant St., Leicester. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Calling hours are Friday April 1, from 5:00-7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to, The Carter Center, One Copenhill, 453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307 or to St. Aloysius-St. Jude Church, P.O.Box 296, Rochdale, Ma. 01542.
Loretta S. Baronoski
March 28, 2005
Loretta S. (Czyzewski) Baronoski,84, of 2 Crestview Dr., died Monday, March 28 in Quaboag on the Common in W.Brookfield after a brief illness.
She leaves her husband of 63 years, Edward V. Baronoski, two sons Robert R. Baronoski of E.Brookfield and Richard E. and his wife Mary A. Baronoski of N.Brookfield, a daughter Linda C. Langella of N.Brookfield, five grandchildren, Bethe, Rebecca, Jenna, Matthew and Julie Baronoski, a son Ronald E. Baronoski died Jan. 1st. Two brothers, Edmund and Joseph Czyzewski predeceased her.
Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of Stanley and Anna (Surmacewicz) Czyzewski and lived in Worcester before moving to Spencer in 1985.
Loretta was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a long time member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church in Worcester.
A funeral Mass will be held Thursday, Mar. 31 at 10a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 296 No. Main St., No.Brookfield. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. There are no calling hours.
Please omit flowers, contributions may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Memorial Fund, 34 Ward St., Worcester, 01610.
J.HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer is directing arrangements.
Lawrence J. Slattery
April 03, 2005
Lawrence J. Slattery,86, of 2 Deer Pond Dr., died Sunday, April 3 at Life Care Center of Auburn.
He was the husband of Mary F. (Watson) Slattery who died in 1998.
He leaves three sons James M. and his wife Beverly Slattery of Norton, twin sons Michael P. and his wife Susan Slattery of Falmouth and Mark J. and his wife Debra Slattery of N.Brookfield a daughter Deborah Brunnett of W.Harwich, a brother John Slattery of Worcester, his 100 year old aunt Margaret Deignan of Worcester, his sister in law Betty Russell of Leicester, 9 grand and 3 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a brother James Slattery.
Mr. Slattery was Chief of Police at UMASS Memorial Hospital in Worcester before retiring in 1981 from that position. He previously was "clerk of the works" for their physical plant for many years. He then went on and was an independent engineering consultant for area towns as "clerk of the works" in various construction projects until 1998.
He was a member of the Cherry Valley Amercian Legion Post 443, the Leicester Knights of Columbus, and St. Pius the X Church. He once served on the Leicester Finance Committee and Recreation Committee. Along with his wife, he spent his summers for 39 years, camping in Dennisport. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed going to yardsales. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the Coast Guard.
Born in Worcester, he was the son of Lawrence and Mary (Deignan) Slattery.
The funeral will be held Wednesday, April 6 from the MORRISON-MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St.,Leicester with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, 1153 Main St., Leicester. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Leicester. Calling hours are Tuesday, April 5 from 5 to 8p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of donor's choice.
Roland W. "Jack" Thibault
April 02, 2005
Roland W. "Jack" Thibault,86, of Howe Village, died Saturday, April 2 at St. Vincent Hosital in Worcester following a brief illness.
He was the husband of Marie (Krisco) Thibault who died in 2003.
He leaves a step son Richard Riberdy of W.Brookfield and a step daughter Viola Fountain of Warren, three sisters Evelyn Cloutier and Rita Hutchins both of Spencer and Beatrice Ledoux of E.Brookfield, 5 step grand and 7 step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a sister Pauline Begley.
Mr. Thibault was a member of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, the American Legion Post 138 in Spencer, and the Retired Men's Club of Spencer. He graduated from David Prouty High School in 1938 and Becker College in Worcester in 1940. He was a die maker at the former Johnston Steel & Wire Co. in Worcester for 33 years, retiring in 1984. He was an Army veteran of WWII.
The funeral will be held Monday, April 4 from the J.HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERALHOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 7 Church St., Spencer. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. A calling hour will be held on Monday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Larry E. Rummerfield
April 01, 2005
Larry E. Rummerfield,43, of Main St., Cherry Valley section of Leicester, died Friday April 1 at UMASS Memorial Medical Center in Worcester after an illness.
Mr. Rummerfield was a machinist at Astra Pharmaceutical Co. before retiring several years ago due to illness.
He leaves his father Leonard and his step mother Freddie Rummerfield of Ionia, Mich., his mother Renee (Mueller) Rummerfield of Worcester an uncle Bernard Jensen with whom he lived, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was an associate member of the Cherry Valley American Legion Post 443, a member of the Worcester Dart League and Worcester Billiards League. An avid billiards player, he played in many tournaments in LasVegas and Valley Forge, Pa. over the years.
Funeral services and burial are private and at the convenience of the family in All Faiths Cemetery, Worcester. There are no calling hours. Please omit flowers, contributions may be made to UMASS- Univ. Campus, Liver Transplant Service, 55 Lake Ave. No., Worcester, 01655. MORRISON-MORIN FUNERAL HOME,1131 Main St., Leicester is directing arrangements.