Born in Germany, she
lived here many years
Anna Rucci, 73, of 525 High Meadow Court died Monday, March 10, 2003, at Crestwood Nursing Home in Warren.
Longtime Bristol resident; worked at Converse
Jose Corizzo, 71, of Warren, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of the late Corina (Aguero) Corizzo.
Funeral services of Maria (Ferreira) Medeiros were held on Friday, March 7, 2003, from the George C. Lima Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian burial in St. Elizabeth Church.
Antonio F. Gomes
Former boat builder leaves
a daughter in town
Antonio F. Gomes, 92, of Bristol, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of the late Emilia (DaSilva) Gomes. Born in Faial, the Azores, he was the son of the late Manuel S. and Maria (Silva) Gomes.
Owned and operated
Rosemary’s School of Dance
Rosemary Medeiros, 46, of Barden Lane, Warren, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of Alfred A. Medeiros.
Bruce J. Kennedy
Construction company owner, Warren native
Bruce J. Kennedy, 45, of West Shore Road, Warwick, died Sunday, March 2, 2003, unexpectedly at home. He was the husband of Elise M. (Soares) Kennedy.
George W. Hagy
Lived in town
for 40 years
George W. Hagy, 79, of Riverside and formerly of Fireside Drive, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of Margaret (Niblack) Hagy.
Fred J. Mello
Fred Mello, 72, of North Attleboro, formerly of Jesse Davis Lane, Barrington, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Rhode Island Hospital.
Robert G. Kaiser
Lived in town
for 35 years
Robert George Kaiser, 60, of Chachapacassett Road, Barrington, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of Mary Jane (Brule) Kaiser; they were married 38 years.
Helen Ann Swiader
Worked as processor for Ocean Spray in Plymouth
Helen Ann Swiader, 63, of Indian Avenue, Manomet, formerly of Adirondack Lane, Westport, died Sunday, March 9, 2003, at the Boston Medical Center in West Newton.
Antonio V. DiBiasi
Born in Barrington,
Antonio V. DiBiasi, 74, of Beaufort, N.C., died Saturday, March 1, at Carteret General Hospital.
Shirley E. Carlson
Homemaker, gardener, married almost 56 years
Shirley E. "Lee" Carlson, 75, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at her daughter's home in Casselberry, Fla., after a long illness. She was the wife of Richard S. Carlson of Westport, Mass. They would have celebrated 56 years of marriage in August.
Thelma L. Pace
Bay Spring Village resident
Thelma L. (Rainstedler) Pace, 85, of the Bay Spring Village, a homemaker, died Wednesday, March 5, at home.
Coast Guard veteran,
raised in Warren
Raymond Pine, 72, of Highland Street, Taunton, Mass., formerly of Warren, died Friday, March 7, 2003, at Life Care Nursing Home in Raynham, Mass., after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Joan (Davis) Pine.
Patricia A. Lake
Homemaker was Eucharistic minister, choir member
Patricia Ann Lake, 67, of University Drive died Thursday, March 6, 2003, at home. She was the wife of William A. Lake.
Joan M. Penkala
Former Warren welfare director, lifelong resident
Joan M. Penkala, 69, formerly of Dyer Street, died Thursday, March 6, 2003, at Grand Islander Health Center in Middletown. She was the wife of the late John F. Penkala Jr.
French interpreter in WWII, wood carver
Roland Lavimoniere, 76, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, at Bon Secours-St. Joseph Hospital. He was the widower of Georgette Lucille (Pelletier) Lavimoniere and Theresa Germaine (Thibault) Lavimoniere.
shot two holes-in-one
Myrtle (Borge) Cyr, 76, of Jamestown Terrace, Hobe Sound, Fla., and Wilbur Avenue, Swansea, died Wednesday, March 5 in Metacom Manor, Bristol. She was the wife of Leo T. Cyr, her husband of 53 years.
Marion A. Medeiros
Homemaker, once worked
for former Adams Drug
Marion (West) Almas Medeiros of Child Street, Warren, and formerly of 214 Hooper Street, Tiverton, died on Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, on her 84th birthday at the Crestwood Nursing Home in Warren, She was the wife of the late Frank Almas Medeiros.
Helena P. Garcia
Active volunteer with
hospital, Cancer Society
Helena P. Garcia, 73, of 25 Mare Terrace, Portsmouth, died Wednesday, March, 5, 2003, at St. Anne’s Hospital, Fall River. She was the wife of the late Arseno R. Garcia.
Navy vet of W.W.II worked for state tree division
Joseph "Pups" L. St. Pierre, 90, of North Westport, died Sunday, March 9, 2003, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Dolores (Estrella) St. Pierre.
Owner of Moulin Rouge Restaurant in Tiverton
Catherine (Alanou) DaQuay, 83, of 1403 Main Road, Tiverton, died Friday, March 7, 2003, at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. Se was the wife of the late Joseph DaQuay to whom she had been married for 40 years.
Robert E. Murphy
Stop & Shop employee,
Robert E. Murphy, 62, of Lawrence Court, Tiverton, and formerly of County Street, Fall River, died Sunday, March 9, 2003, at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He was the husband of Maureen (Arruda) Murphy, his wife of 30 years.
Manly C. Beebe
Manly Colton Beebe, 80, of 86 Island View Drive, Tiverton, formerly of Portsmouth, died Friday, March 7, 2003, at his home. He was the husband of the late Jane H. (Rielly) Beebe.
Henry E. Pratte
Former Warren Police Chief, amateur boxing champion
Henry E. Pratte, 86, of 20 Lyndon St., former police chief in Warren, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at the Rhode Island Veteran’s Home in Bristol. He was the husband of Hazel E. (Simmons) Pratte.
Maria G. Tavares
lifelong Warren resident
Maria Gloria Tavares, 91, formerly of Connolly Avenue, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002, at Grace Barker Nursing Center. She was the wife of Nicholas Tavares.
James Givens, 69, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at the Heatherwood Nursing Center in Newport after a long illness.
at Notre Dame Cemetery
John DeCosta, 61, of 3225 East Main Road, Portsmouth, formerly of Fall River, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at St. Anne’s Hospital, Fall River.