Woonsocket — Thelma V. ( Brunetti ) Stokloza, 79 of Dawn Blvd died Friday, February 15, 2019 at home. She was the wife of the late Chester R. Stokloza.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Leno and Sylvia (Mencarini) Brunetti.
Thelma was Owner and Operator along with her husband, of Specialty Ski and Bike in Bellingham prior to retiring.
She was a member of St. Theresa Seniors in Blackstone, MA.
Thelma was very devoted to her faith and church. She was an avid reader, loved to play cribbage and go to their home in Gray, Maine to relax by the lake. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her two children, Cheryl Smith and her husband Russell of Falmouth, ME and Peter Stokloza of Plymouth, NH. Two brothers, Leno E. Brunetti of Woonsocket RI and Roney Brunetti of Smithfield, RI. One sister, Jo-Ann Hunt of Burrillville, RI. Six grandchildren, Hannah, Lilly, Milo, Zealand, Remington, and Kamden.
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 9 AM from the
S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Theresa Church, 630 Rathbun St. Blackstone, MA. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery Farm St. Blackstone, MA.
Relatives and friends are invited; calling hrs are on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 5-7 PM.
N. Smithfield - Robert J. Poulin, 94, formerly of Oak Hill Ave, died Thursday, February 14, 2019 in Saint Antoine Residence. He was the husband of late Claire Creighton.
Born in Frampton, Canada son of the late Cordelia Audette.
He was a United States Army Veteran. Robert was a Parking Lot Manager for Gamino in Providence for several years prior to retiring.
He enjoyed making people laugh, working in his yard, and he was very meticulous in the way he kept his cars.
He is survived by one daughter, Sherry Laferriere and her husband George of Woonsocket. Five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was also the brother of the late Joseph Poulin and Rose Jutras.
A Funeral Home Service will be held on Monday, February 18, 2019 in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, RI 02895 at 11 AM followed by burial in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery, Bellingham, MA. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hour will be from 10 to 11 AM prior to the Service.
Woonsocket - Lorraine (Trudeau) Lavimodiere, 75 of Park Ave. died Saturday, February 9, 2019 in the Holiday Retirement Home.
She was the wife of Richard E. Lavimodiere. Richard and Lorraine were married for 57 years. Born in Blackstone, MA. daughter of the late Ulric and Loretta (Lataille) Trudeau.
Lorraine worked as a lunch worker for Sodexo for several years prior to retiring. She was an avid BINGO player and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and family.
Besides her husband Richard she is survived by her three children, Kevin Lavimodiere and his wife Dawn of North Atttleboro, MA., Cheryl Piedmonte and her husband Matthew of Blackstone, MA, and Gail Vest and her husband Robert of Blackstone, MA. Two brothers, Roland Trudeau of Woonsocket, RI, Maurice Trudeau of North Smithfield. One sister, Noella Remillard of CT. Three grandchildren, Marissa Piedmonte, Dylan Lavimodiere and Hannah Piedmonte.
She was also the sister to the late Theodore and Raymond Trudeau, and Cecile Jolicoeur.
A Funeral Home Service will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 10 AM in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI. Burial will be in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery, Bellingham, MA.
Relatives and friends are invited; calling hrs. will be held on Tuesday evening from 5-7 PM.
Woonsocket - Ronald A. Allard, 74, of Mendon Rd, died Thursday, February 7, 2019, at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care with his loving family by his side.
He was the beloved husband of Janice E. (Jalbert) Allard; they had been married for 52 years. Besides his wife Janice, he is survived by his three children, Scott Allard and his wife Heather of Pawtucket, Shannon Allard of Woonsocket, and Brock Allard and his wife Janine of NC; a brother, Robert Allard of FL; five grandchildren, Hope, Grace, Brendan, Jillian, and Kaitlyn. He was also the brother of the late Pauline (Allard) Gariepy and David Allard.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Arthur and Rita (Gagnon) Allard.
Ronald worked as Director of Human Resources for Leviton Manufacturing in Warwick, RI for 35 years. He served in the Army National Guard for 6 years and was a graduate of Providence College. He belonged to the RI Tropical Fish Society. He was avid fisherman, a tropical fish hobbyist, a car and motorcycle enthusiast, and a shooting sportsman.
Private funeral services will be held at the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd Woonsocket, RI 02895.
Cumberland — Constance B. (Chicione) Sak, 92, of Flat St. died Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Kamirz Sak.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Osias and Beatrice (Cournoyer) Chicoine.
Connie worked for Amperex in Slatersville for 26 years retiring in 1991 and also for several other textile mills in the area. She was an avid reader, enjoyed watching television, and especially enjoyed shopping.
She is survived by one brother, Francis G. Chicione of Port Lucie, FL and one sister, Yvette Gregoire of Masphee, MA. And several nieces and nephews.
She was also the sister of the late Normand Chicione.
Her funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 10 AM in St. Joan of Arc Church, 3357 Mendon Rd. Cumberland, RI. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery Farm St Blackstone, MA
In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.
The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895 is in charge of the arrangements.