Obituaries

Jennie M. Kozaczka

Jennie M. Kozaczka

North Smithfield — Jennie M. (Osiecki) Kozaczka,101, passed away peacefully in the Friendly Nursing Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Joseph T. Kozaczka.

Born in Milliville, MA daughter of the late Konstanty and Mary (Nowak) Osiecki.

Jennie lived in Woonsocket most of her life moving to North Smithfield for the last 55 years.

She worked as a Supervisor and a Seamstress for Woonsocket Dress and Woonsocket Sportswear.

She was a former member of Royal Travelers.

Jennie loved to cook, especially Polish food. She also loved to spend time with her family, most of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening, word search, and watching Wheel of Fortune and her Red Sox baseball.

She is survived by her three children, Karen Nicienski and her husband Joseph of Woonsocket, Thomas Kozaczka and his wife Priscilla of North Smithfield, and Christine Kozaczka of West Warwick, RI. Five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

She was also the sister of the late Annie Hataburda, Nora Narodwy, Estelle Reedy, Agnes Senn, Celia Archer, John, Steven, Frank, Edward, Fredrick, and Stanley Osiecki.

A Funeral Home Service will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the S.DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are from 4-7 PM . Burial will be on Saturday, December 7, 2019 meeting at the Funeral Home for 9:30 AM and leaving for the St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Blackstone MA. at 10:30 AM.

Sandra A. Douangmala

Sandra A. Douangmala

Woonsocket— Sandra A, (Masterson) Douangmala, 50 passed away Saturday November 30, 2019 in Landmark Medical Center with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Ano Douangmala.

Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late George and Janet ( Lincourt) Masterson.

Sandra was a Homemaker, she loved to spend time with her family especially her grandchildren, playing Bingo, and going fishing with her children.

She is survived by her daughter, Ashley Douangmala of Woonsocket, three sons, Robert Douangmala and his wife Vanessa, Daniel Douangmala and Brandon Douangmala all of Woonsocket, RI. One brother, Brian Masterson, of Graton, Ma, Three sisters, Karen Thifault Donna Gervais, and Linda Arnold, all of Woonsocket. Ten grandchildren.

A Funeral Home Service will be held on Friday December 6, 2019 at 10 AM in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home followed by burial in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery Bellingham, Ma. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Thursday December 5, 2019 from 4-6PM.

Thomas Farrow Jr.

Thomas Farrow Jr.

Thomas Farrow Jr.

Woonsocket — Thomas Farrow Jr, 60, died, Thursday, November 28, 2019 in Landmark Medical Center with his family by his side. He was the husband of Tammy (Withee) Farrow.

Born in Newberry, South Carolina, son of the late Thomas and Frances Farrow.

He worked as a chemical batch maker for the former C&C Company for several years.

Tommie loved sports, loved to play basketball, he was an avid Patriots fan. He also enjoyed watching the Celtics games with his granddaughter Ali girl. He enjoyed food, especially sweets and pork rinds.

Besides his wife Tammy he is survived by his son Shelby Farrow and step-son Joshua Withee and Angie Carr-Withee all of Woonsocket. Two step-brothers Jason Banks and Kayz Banks. One step-sister, Amanda Banks all of Woonsocket. And fourteen grandchildren.

A Funeral Home Service will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 5:30 PM in The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895. His funeral and burial are private. Relatives and friends are invited; Calling hour is from 5- 6 PM.

Doris V. Gazaille

Doris V. Gazaille

Woonsocket — Doris V. (Daigle) Gazaille, 75, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 at home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Raymond Gazaille.

Born in North Smithfield, daughter of the late Joseph and Alexandrina (Moison) Daigle.

She was a member of the Cribbage League at Club Lafeyette. She was also President of Doray Industries Inc.

Doris was a Homemaker, she enjoyed Bingo, playing cards, especially cribbage, and spending time with family and friends. She showed German Shepards, chauffeured kids to school and athletes to practice.

She is survived by her son Dr. Raymond Gazaille, of Woonsocket. One grandson Dr. Jeffrey Gazaille of California. And her canine companion Stubby, AKA “Baby”.

A Funeral Home Service will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1PM in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI. Relative and friends are invited visitation is from 11AM to 1PM.

Burial will be in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery and is private.

Lilio J. Gentili

Lilio J. Gentili

Woonsocket - Lilio J. Gentili, 94, formerly of Olympia Ave, died, Friday, November 22, 2019 in Oakland Grove Rehabilitation Center with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Marjorie (Scott) Gentili.

Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Severino and Agnes (Mariotti) Gentili.

He was a United State Army Veteran serving in WWII from 1943-1946 and received the Purple Heart twice for being twice wounded during the Invasion of Normandy. He was a former member of the Italian Workingmens Club. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Lilio worked in the textile industry for 50 years and was a Supervisor at Falls Yarn Mills and Hanora Spinning.

He is survived by his son Dennis Gentili of Woonsocket. 2 granddaughters, Jill Gentili of Louisville, KY and Jodi Gentili of New York City, NY.

5 brothers, Ronaldo Gentile of Cumberland, Thomas Gentile of Georgia, Robert Gentile, Elmo Gentile, and Raymond “Butch” Gentile all of Woonsocket, 2 sisters, Nancy Turgeon of Woonsocket, RI and Iris DeStefanis of N. Providence, RI and several nieces and nephews.

He was also the brother of the late Diana Bottachiari, Elena Gentili and Rio-Rita Campano.

His funeral and burial will be private. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895 is in charge of the arrangements. Per request of the family donations to St. Judes Children’s Hospital in Lilio’s memory would be appreciated.

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