Polacek, John P.
Polacek, John P., 86, of Bayberry Commons, Pascoag, R.I., died Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, R.I. He was husband of the late Elizabeth C. (Jones) Polacek. He worked as a Custodian at Zambarano Memorial Hospital in Pascoag 10 years retiring in 1983. Before that he was a helecopter mechanic at the former Quansett Naval Air Station for 20 years and also worked in the former Andrews Worsted Mill and the former Burrillville Racing Association, both in Pascoag, many years ago. Member of the Knights of Columbus Council 383 in Pascoag and was a former member of the American Legion in Harrisville. He was a WWII Army veteran. Lived in the Pascoag and Harrisville sections of Burrillville most of his life.
He was born 6/18/1916 in Mapleville son of the late Andrew and Mary (Manyak) Polacek.
Daughter - Cahill, Jana of Glendale, R.I.
Son - Polacek, John of Providence, R.I.
Sister - Motte, Sophie of Woonsocket, R.I.
Sister - Dupont, Elizabeth of Cumberland, R.I.
Also was brother of the late,
Funeral Saturday at 9am from the Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Hwy., Oakland, R.I., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Patrick's Church, Main Street Harrisville.. Burial in the Pascoag Cemetery.
Calling hours Friday, 5 - 8pm.
Plouffe, Holly May, 31, of Chapel Street Harrisville, RI
died on Friday, December 27, 2002 at U - Mass Medical Center in Worcester, MA following a 1 year illness.
She was born on Sunday, June 27, 1971, in Woonsocket, RI
Daughter of George N. Plouffe of Chepachet, RI and
Barbara M. (Decourcy) Plouffe of Harrisville, R.I.
She was a Certified Nurses Aid for the Blackstone Nursing Home for two years retiring in October, 2001, due to illness. Before that she worked in the same capacity for the Overlook Nursing Home in Pascoag for ten years. She was a lifelong Burrillville resident.
She was a member and secretary of the Blackstone Lions Club.
Survivors, besides her parents, include,
(She was never married)
Brother - Keith Plouffe of Harrisville, R.I.
Sister - Dawn Plouffe of Woonsocket, R.I.
Maternal Grandmother, Ruth Decourcy of Hudson, NH.
Funeral will be held Monday at 9am from the Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Hwy., Oakland with a Mass of
Christian Burial at 10am in St. Eugene's Church, Putnum Pike, Chepachet, RI
Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Pascoag, RI.
Calling hours Sunday, 2 - 4 & 7 - 9pm.
Carl G. Neyman
Carl G. Neyman, 101 ,of Joslin Road, Glendale, RI
died on April 4, 2003
Died at Overlook Nursing Home in Pascoag, RI
Husband of the late Ethel M. (Harris) Neyman
He was born on September 5, 1901, in Woonsocket, RI
Son of the late Charles and Freda (O'Berg) Neyman
He was superintendent of the former Wanskuck Mills in Oakland, for many years, retiring in 1958. He lived most of his life in Burrillville. He graduated from the RI School of Design in 1921. He was a member of the Granite Lodge of Mason's in Harrisville. He was also a member of the Burrillville United Methodist Church.
He is survived by,
Son - William W. Neyman of Glendale, R.I.
Daughter - Janice N. Powell of Lancaster, Mass.
He was preceded in Death by:
Deceased Brother - John Neyman
Deceased Grandaughter - Jennifer Powell
He is also survived by 5 grandchildren 14 great grandchildren
Funeral will be held Tuesday at 9am from the Brown Funeral Home 1496 Victory Hwy. Oakland RI with a funeral service at 10am in the Burrillville United Methodist Church 185 Joslin Rd. Glendale RI. Burial will be in the Pascoag Cemetery, in Pascoag, RI
Richard J. Mulcahy
Richard J. Mulcahy, 62 ,of Orlando Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL
died on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 at Decedent's Residence in Port Charlotte, FL.
Husband of Marie (Lass) Mulcahy.
He was born on May 23, 1940, in Woonsocket, RI
Son of the late James and Aurore (Dubois) Mulcahy.
He was a pharmacist for the Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro MA., for 15 years retiring in 1998. He also worked as a pharmacist for former local area drug stores. He was a resident of Florida for the last 3 1/2 years, previously living in North Smithfield for 25 years. He was an avid traveler.
Survivors include, besides his wife,
Son - Kevin Mulcahy of Auburn, Mass.
Daughter - Michele Caouette of North Smithfield, R.I.
Daughter - Kerin Dearth of North Smithfield, R.I.
Daughter - Monique Ciotti of North Smithfield, R.I.
Daughter - Tammy Polisena of North Providence, R.I.
He was preceded in Death by:
Deceased Brother - Deacon Robert Mulcahy
He is also survived by 8 grandchildren.
Funeral will be held Saturday at 8:30am from the Keene - Brown Funeral Home, 445 Greenville Rd..,North Smithfield, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. John the Evangelist Church, Church Street, Slatersville, RI.
Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery,Church St. Slatersville, RI.
Calling hours Friday, 5 - 8pm.
Florence M. (Ethier) Minutelli
Florence M. (Ethier) Minutelli, 84, formerly of Ashton Court, Harrisville, RI
died Saturday, February 22, 2003 at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, RI.
Wife of the late Joseph A. Minutelli.
She was born on June 14, 1918, in Slatersville, RI
daughter of the late Victor and Diana (Lefebvre) Ethier.
She was a spinner in the former Uxbridge Worcested Mill in Pascoag for 26 years retiring in 1985.
She lived in Burrillville most of her life. She was a member of the Ashton Court Club and the Burrillville Senior Citizens.
Daughter - Jean (Minutelli) Hoppe of Pascoag, R.I.
She is also survived by 2 grandchildren and 2 great - grandsons.
Sister of the late,
Funeral will be held Wednesday at 9am from the Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Hwy., Oakland with a Mass
of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Patrick's Church, 104 Main St., Harrisville, RI.
Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Pascoag.
Calling hours Tuesday, 2 - 4 & 7 - 9pm.
McGuill, Edward H.
McGuill, Edward H., 71, of Mt. Pleasant Road, Nasonville, died Friday, January 3, 2003, at Philip - Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence, R.I. He was husband of Mary (Johnson) McGuill.
He worked in quality control at the Turex Company in Nasonville 19 years retiring in 1991. He lived in Burrillville most of his life.. He Served in the Air Force during Korean War.
He was the son of the late Hugh and Mary (Sweeney) McGuill.
He is also survived by;
Daughter - Vallee, Sandra of Slatersville, R.I.
Son - McGuill, Michael of Killington, Vt.
Son - McGuill, Timothy of Bomoseen, Vt.
Son - McGuill, Patrick of Mapleville, R.I.
Sister - Ramella, Mary of Granby, Conn.
Brother - McGuill, Hugh of Blairsville, Ga.
Brother - McGuill, Frances of West Boylston, Mass.
Deceased Sister - Ryan, Patricia
Funeral Monday at 9am from the Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Hwy., Oakland, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Theresa's Church, Dion Drive Nasonville. Burial will be at St. Theresa Cemetery, Nasonville.
Calling hours, Sunday 7 - 9pm.
McGrane, John "Bill" W.
McGrane, John "Bill" W., 77 ,of Round Top Rd. Harrisville, RI formerly of Broncos Hwy. Glendale
died on Wednesday, January 29, 2003 at St. Joseph Hospital, Fatima Unit in North Providence, RI.
Husband of Maureen M. (Byrne) McGrane
He was born on June 13, 1925, in Woonsocket RI,
Son of the late John and Magaret E. (Monk) McGrane.
He worked for the former Valliere's Oil Co. in Harrisville for 23 years as a service and delivery man, retiring in 1988. He also was a farmer in Glendale for many years. He was a lifelong Burrillville resident. He was a field clerk for the Burrillville Tax Assessor's office for several years. He was a WW11Army Air Corps. veteran. He was a member of the American Legion Berard Desjarlais Post # 88 for over 50 years. A member of the Burrillville Democratic Town Committee for many years, and a Trustee of St. Patrick's Parish.
Son - Michael J. McGrane, of Glendale, R.I.
Granddaughter - Megan E. McGrane
He was preceded in Death by:
Deceased Father - McGrane, John
Deceased Mother - (Monk) McGrane, Margeret E.
Funeral will be held Saturday at 8:30am from the Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Hwy., Oakland with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in St. Patrick Church. Burial with military honors will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery Harrisville, RI.
Calling hours are Friday 2 - 4 & 7 - 9pm
Michael Alexander Makowsk
Michael Alexander Makowski, 108 , resident of Pine Grove Nursing Home, Pascoag, formerly of Stone Barn Rd in Pascoag, RI
died on Tuesday, January 28, 2003 at St. Joseph Hospital, Fatima Unit in North Providence, RI.
Husband of the late Stella A. (Kacinski) Makowski
He was born on December 5, 1894, in Warmslaw Poland,
He was the son of the late Walnety and Anna (Konopka)
He worked for the former Haywood Woolen Co. in East Douglas, as a wet finisher for 15 years, retiring in 1958. He was a resident of E. Wallum Lake Rd. in Pascoag for 72 years. He moved to the United States in Oct. 22, 1912. He was a clam digger until the age of 92 years old. He was the oldest man in RI. In May of 2000 he was seated at the head table along with former Gov. Lincoln Almond at a tribute to RI.'s Centenarians. He was presented with a proclamation from former Gov. Lincoln Almond on his 106th birthday.
Son - Joseph Makowski of Pascoag, R.I.
Son - Chester Makowski of Lady Lake, Fla.
Son - Roger Makowski of Berlin, Md.
Son - John Makowski of SouthPort NC.
Daughter - Frances Jarosz of Dudley, Mass.
Daughter - Agnes Moroz of Dudley, Mass.
Daughter - Leona Paul of Berlin, CT..
Daughter - Jane Frenette of Harrisville, R.I.
He was preceeded in Death by,
Deceased Wife - Stella A. (Kacinski) Makowski
Deceased Father - Walnety Makowski
Deceased Mother - Anna (Konopka) Makowski
Deceased Son - Walter Makowski
Deceased Son - Michael E. Makowski
Deceased Daughter - Mary Buss
He is also survived by 35 grandchildren 45 great grandchildren 6great great grandchildren
Funeral will be held Saturday at 9am from the Waterman - Brown Funeral Home, 104 Church St.., Pascoag with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Joseph's Church Sayles Ave. Pascoag
Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery Harrisville, RI.
Calling hours are Friday 6 - 9pm
Lopez, Hugo Humberto
Lopez, Hugo Humberto, 72 ,of Curtis St. Providence, RI
died on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 at Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, RI.
Husband of (Rosales)Lopez, Maria and the Late (Rodriguez) Lopez, Otila
He was born on August 1, 1930, in Eagle Pass, TX
Son of the late Victor M. and Delia (Gonzalez) Lopez.
He worked for Lundell Aqua Metrics. in East Providence as a field technician 1970, retiring in 1995. He also worked for the Noblement Refining Co., in Mapleville as a plant manager and also worked for in the same capacity for the Enviromet Corporation in E. Providence. He has been a resident of Providence for the last 2 years, previously living 1 year in the Cape Cod area, before that living on Church St. in Pascoag from 1972 to 1998. He was a former member of the VFW in Pascoag. He was a Korean Era Veteran. Mr. Lopez was assistant secretary and Mexico representative of the Hispanic American Heritage Subcommittee of the Rhode Island Heritage Commission.. He was given the green light by former Gov. Edward D. DiPrete to organize a disaster fund to aid the victims of the Mexican earthquake disaster and their famalies. He was stated that my strong sense of ethnic heritage haas brought me has brought me close to these unfortunate people. Plans were to take up collections at malls, supermarkets and other areas where permission was given.Also he organized a International festival where collection of medicines, food, and non perishables, wine and cheese parties, drawings and other fund raising activitiesMr. Lopez and the Heritage Committee had opened a special relief fund. Collection stations had been set up in the western section of the state.
Survivors include, .
Daughter - Howard, Janie of Douglas, Mass.
Daughter - Paz, Bertha A. of Providence, R.I.
Daughter - Lopez, Ana Marie of Seattle, Wash.
Daughter - Nay, Norma Liza of Seatlle, Wash.
Daughter - Wilson, Sandra A. of Woonsocket, R.I.
Daughter - Tessier, Maria G. of Pascoag, R.I.
Stepson - Rosales, Walter of Cape Cod MA.
Brother - Lopez, Louis of Pascoag, R.I.
Sister - Garcia, Helen of Corpus Christi, Texas
Sister - Jones, Bertha of Slidelle, La.
He was preceded in Death by:
Deceased Father - Lopez, Victor M.
Deceased Mother - (Gonzalez) Lopez, Delia
Deceased Wife - (Rodriguez) Lopez, Otila
Deceased Brother - Lopez, Victor M
Deceased Sister - Lonzanos, Mary H.
He is also survived by 16 grandchildren 6 great grandchildren
Funeral services and Burial with military honors were held private in RI Veteran's Cemetery 301 County Trail Exeter, RI
Arrangements are under the direction of the Keene - Brown Funeral Home 445 Greenville Rd. North Smithfield RI.
There are no calling hours.
Boyd H. Leite
Boyd H. Leite, 48 , resident of Sayles Ave. Pascoag, RI
died on Thursday, March 20, 2003 at Bayberry Commons Nursing Home in Pascoag, RI.
He was born on August 3, 1954, in Providence, RI
Son of Deceased Father - Manuel Leite
Mother - Phyllis (Luther) Leite of Pascoag
He was a lifelong Burrillville resident. He was a peacetime army veteran. He was an avid fishermen.
Brother - Henry Leite of Pascoag, R.I.
Brother - Kenneth Leite of Providence, R.I.
Brother - Edgar Leite of Largo, Fla.
Sister - Linda Connell of Pascoag, R.I.
He was preceded in Death by:
Deceased Father - Manuel Leite
A private funeral service was held Monday with burial in Acotes Hill Cemetery in Chepachet RI. Arrangements under the direction of the Waterman - Brown Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Pascoag RI.
Deborah Carolyn (Paul) Leduc
Deborah Carolyn (Paul) Leduc, 58, of Old River Road, Manville, RI
died on Sunday, January 26, 2003 after a brief illness at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI.
She was born on July 6, 1944, in Woonsocket, RI
Daughter of the late Joseph A. and Eugenia D. (Lamb) Paul
She was working for St. Germain's Warehouse Company in Woonsocket, as an office clerk, since 1995. She lived the last 2 years in Manville, previously in North Smithfield, where she lived for many years. A descendant of Myles Standish, she was seargent - at - arms for the Enrico Caruso Club in Manville and a member of St. Joseph's Veterans' Association Pitch League in the Oak Grove section of Woonsocket. An avid golfer, she belonged to Melody Hill Country Club in Harmony, where last summer she won the league championship in her age group.
Son - Steven Leduc of San Diego, CA
Daughter - Karen (Leduc) LaRose of Harrisville, RI
She is also survived by 2 granddaughters, Chelsea and Haley
Brother - David Paul of Burrillville
She was preceded in Death by:
Deceased Father - Joseph A. Paul
Deceased Mother - Eugenia D. (Lamb) Paul
Funeral will be held Thursday at 10 am in the Keene - Brown Funeral Home, 445 Greenville Road, North Smithfield, RI.
Burial will be in the Inman Family Cemetery Inman Rd. Nasonville, RI.
Calling hours Wednesday 2 - 4 & 7 - 9