Mary M Lima
Born in Açores, member of Sodality
Mary Margaret (Carreiro) Lima, 94, of Academy Avenue, Bristol, died Saturday, Oct 30, 1999, at Grace Barker Nursing Home in Warren. She was the wife of the late Manuel M Lima.
Born in Pico Da Pedra, São Miguel, the Açores, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Margaret Carreiro.
Ms Lima lived in Bristol for 79 years since moving from Pico Da Pedra. She was employed as a spooler at Carr Fulflex for 20 years, retiring in 1972.
She was a member of St Elizabeth's Church and its Holy Rosary Sodality.
She leaves a son, Manuel Lima Jr of Virginia Beach, Va; two daughters, Margaret (Peggy) DeLucca and Dorothy Nappi, both of Bristol, and 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Robert and Raymond Lima and the sister of the late Manuel and Jose Medeiros.
Her funeral was held Wednesday, Nov 3, from the George C Lima Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian burial in St Elizabeth's Church, Bristol. Burial was in St Mary's Cemetery, Bristol.
Charles W Barrett
Leaves a brother and sister in Warren
Charles W Barrett of Azle, Texas, died Tuesday, Nov 9, 1999, in a Fort Worth, Texas, hospital. He was married to Charlotte Barrett. He was 67.
Mr Barrett was born in Bristol. He served 22 years in the US Air Force before retiring in 1970 as a MSgt-USAF. He was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Besides his wife, Mr Barrett leaves a son, William Barrett, and a daughter, Cynthia Barrett, both of Azle; a brother, William Modleski Jr of Warren; a sister, Ethel Ryan of Warren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held Thursday, Nov 11, at the Azleland Memorial Park.
Sudjai "Kimmy" Andre
Born in Thailand, lived here for years
Sudjai "Kimmy" Andre of Metacom Avenue died on Thursday, Nov 11, 1999, at Rhode Island Hospital. She was 50.
Ms Andre was an employee of Country Club Cleaners on Child Street in Warren. Born in Thailand, she lived in Warren and Bristol for many years.
Ms Andre leaves a daughter, Cynthia Schiedler of Warren, and three grandchildren, Sherri and Hillary Andre and Zackery Schiedler, all of Warren.
The funeral and burial will be private. Arrangements are being handled by the Smith-Mason Funeral Home in Riverside.
Russell E. Girard
Retired manager in supermarket chain
Russell E. Girard of Coomer Avenue died on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He was 73.
Mr. Girard was married to Dorothy (Quintal) Girard. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Eugene and Eva (Cologne) Girard. He lived in Warren all his life.
Mr. Girard was a manager for the former First National supermarkets. He retired as a market manager in 1986.
Mr. Girard was a Navy veteran of World War II and a communicant of St. Jean Baptiste Church in Warren.
Besides his wife, Mr. Girard leaves two sons, Gary R. Girard of Warwick and Brian K. Girard of Warren; a daughter, Karen Harting of Needham, Mass; a sister, Irene Monao of Warren; and three grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Roland Girard.
A funeral was held Tuesday, Feb. 29, from the William J. Smith & Son Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian burial in St. Jean Baptiste Church. Burial was in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery.
Homemaker sang in St. Jean Baptiste choir
Leona Pattie of Libby Lane, Warren, died on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at Rhode Island Hospital. She was 83.
Mrs. Pattie was married to the late Joseph G Pattie. Born in Sutton, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Ferdinand and Georgina (Duquette) Beaulieu.
Mrs. Pattie was a lifelong resident of Warren. She was a homemaker and a communicant of St. Jean Baptiste Church, Warren, where she sang in the parish choir.
She leaves five sons, Norman Pattie of Jacksonville, Fla., Philip Pattie of Warren, Gilbert Pattie of Bristol, Paul Pattie of Portsmouth, and Robert Pattie of Warren; two brothers, Gerard Beaulieu of Las Vegas and Philip Beaulieu of Warren; a sister, Antionette Camerlin of Warwick; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Mary Pattie.
A funeral was held on Saturday, Feb. 26, from the William J Smith & Son Funeral Home in Warren with a Mass of Christian burial in St. Jean Baptiste Church. Burial was in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Warren.
Leaves relatives in Warren and Bristol
Marian Long, 88, formerly of Bay View Avenue and Wood Street, Bristol, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland.
Born in County Waterford, Ireland, a daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine (Halpin) Long, she immigrated to Bristol in 1928 at the age of 16 to reside with her aunts at the corner of Bay View and Munroe avenues.
Ms. Long worked as a cook and a housekeeper for several notable families in the Bristol area. Among them were the families of Judge William O'Donnell, Dr. and Mrs. Alfred Merriman and Captain and Mrs. Charles Cook. She also worked for many years at both St. Mary's Rectory in Bristol, from 1928 to 1967, and in St. Patrick's Rectory in Cumberland, before retiring in 1982.
Even though Ms. Long moved to Cumberland and for a brief time to Charlesgate North in Providence, she never relinquished Bristol as her home. Often she would return to Bristol to visit the families who were dear to her, the many familiar landmarks and the restaurants and shops she loved.
She leaves cousins, the Flynn families in the Rhode Island area and many nieces and nephews in both England and Ireland.
Ms. Long was the sister of the late Hannah Rugkin and the cousin of the late Anna Brown Flynn of Warren.
Her funeral was held Friday, Feb. 25, with a Mass of Christian burial in the chapel of Mt. St. Rita Health Center in Cumberland. Ms. Long was returned to her beloved Bristol where she was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Friends who wish to remember Ms. Long may do so by sending a donation in her memory to: Mt. St. Rita Health Center, 15 Sumner Brown Road, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864.
Henry Leo Adams
World War II veteran, born in Warren
Henry Leo Adams of Promenade Street, Riverside, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000, at Kent County Hospital, Warwick. He was 81 and the husband of Victoria B. (Palumbo) Adams. The couple celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary Aug. 6.
Born in Warren, a son of the late Walter R. and Olivine M. (Fournier) Adams, he lived in Riverside for the past 51 years.
An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he received the American Theatre Campaign Ribbon.
Mr. Adams was a lace worker for the former Rhode Island Lace Works for 51 years, retiring in 1983. He was a communicant of St. Brendan Church in Riverside.
Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Jacqueline L. Fanion of Seekonk; two sons, Henry R. Adams of Warwick and Kenneth W. Adams of East Providence; three sisters, Irene M. Clark of Coventry, Evelyn Biggs of Dennis, Fla., and Barbara M. Reilly of Brandon, Fla; a grandson, Jason Fanion of Barrington and five other grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Arthur, John and Lloyd Adams.
His funeral will be tomorrow, Thursday, March 2, at 7:45 a.m. from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside, with a Mass of Christian burial at 9 in St. Brendan Church. Burial with military honors will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Giacomo L. "Jack" Principe
Wireworker at the former Carol Cable
Giacomo L. "Jack" Principe of Kickemuit Road, Warren, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was 69.
Mr. Principe was married to Sadie (Cabral) Alves Principe. Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late Ludovinco "Dewey" and Anne (Castigliego) Principe.
Mr. Principe lived in Warren for 33 years after previously living in Bristol. He was a wireworker at the former Carol Cable Company in Pawtucket and Warren for 10 years before retiring.
Mr. Principe was an Air Force veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Warren.
Known as an avid fisherman and gardener, he was often referred to as "Tomato Jack."
Besides his wife, Mr. Principe leaves a son, James L. Principe of Warren; three daughters, Lee Ann St. Angelo of North Providence, Rose Ann Chubbuck of Bristol and Jo Ann Violette of East Providence; a sister, Martha Townsend of Bristol; 10 grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. He was the father of the late David L. Alves Jr.
A funeral will be held tomorrow, March 2, at 9 a.m. from the Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main St., Warren, with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St Thomas the Apostle Church, Metacom Avenue.
Visiting hours are today, March 1, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Member of Benjamin Church Senior Citizens Club
Ida Monsees, 88, of Hope Street, Bristol, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at Desilet's Nursing Home in Warren. She was the wife of the late Henri Monsees.
Born in Voluntown, Conn., a daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Tetreault) Lockwood, she lived in Bristol for 40 years, previously living in Connecticut.
Ms. Monsees was a member of the Bristol Senior Citizens at Benjamin Church Manor.
She leaves a granddaughter, Rebecca Hobbs; two nieces, Marie Correira of Melborne, Fla., and Jeanne Butler of Bristol, and several other nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late May Hobbs and the sister of the late Rose Bullock and Eva Sgroi.
The funeral and burial will be private.
Almerinda (Botelho) Hilario
Holy Ghost and Holy Trinity member
Almerinda (Botelho) Hilario, 55, of Second School Street, Bristol, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of Manuel S. Hilario.
Born in Agua do Pau St. Michael, the Açores, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Valentina (Furtado) Botelho.
Ms. Hilario worked as braider for the Robin Rug Co. for 17 years before retiring in 1996. In addition to work and her family obligations, she also was a member of the Holy Ghost Committee and the Holy Trinity Committee of St. Elizabeth's Church, Bristol, and the Don Luiz Filipe Society.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Joseph M. and Michael P. Hilario of Bristol; two daughters, Lucy M. Fitzgerald of Warren and Natalie M. Hilario of Bristol; a brother, Luis Botelho of Canada; three sisters, Maria Botelho Raposo, Julia Maria Bizarro and Maria do Conceicao Furtado Botelho, all of Agua do Pau, St. Michael, and three grandchildren.
Her funeral service was held Wednesday, March 1, from the George C. Lima Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Elizabeth's Church, Bristol. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Bristol.