Obituaries

Rosalie M. Reyes

Rosalie M. Reyes

Rosalie M. Reyes

Woonsocket - Rosalie M. (DeJesus) Reyes, 35, of hope St., died, Monday, November 12, 2018 in Landmark Medical Center. She was the former wife of Alex Reyes of Woonsocket.

Born in Methuen, MA, daughter of Gilbert Delestre and the late Carmen Gonzalez.

She attended the workshop for RIARC, now Seven Hills, for several years. She was loved by the staff at Seven Hills and by many friend who loved to spend time with her.

She is survived by one daughter, Janelys Reyes of Woonsocket. Two brothers, Gilbert Jesse Delestre and Gilbert Delestre Jr. of Woonsocket. One sister, Marie Baez of Puerto Rico. And her maternal grandmother, Victoria Gonzalez of Woonsocket. And several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A funeral Home Service will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2018 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.

Ronald A. Rawlinson Sr.

Ronald A. Rawlinson Sr.

Blackstone — Ronald A. Rawlinson, 77, of Farnum St., died peacefully on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in the Milford Regional Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Twomey) Rawlinson.

Born in Woonsocket, son of the late James Rawlinson Sr. and Antoinette (Trudeau) Rawlinson.

Mr. Rawlinson worked as a Union Painter for John W. Egan Co. for over 30 years prior to retiring. He was a member of District Counsel 35 and an associated member of the American Legion Post 85.

He enjoyed gardening and loved to give his vegetables to family and friends to enjoy. He enjoyed the outdoors, which included, hunting in his younger days, bird watching, and fishing with his grandchildren, whom he loved. He also enjoyed playing cards, especially the game of Pitch, which he played in a Pitch league on Tuesday nights.

He is survived by his four children, Christine Patrick of Blackstone, MA, Ronald A. Rawlinson Jr. and his wife Phyllis of East Providence, RI, Stephen Rawlinson and his wife Wanda of Cumberland RI, and Reid Rawlinson of Blackstone, MA. Seven siblings, Gloria Jenkes of Bellingham, MA. Arline Gagnon of Blackstone, MA, Patricia Rochford of Woonsocket, RI, Russell Rawlinson of Millville, MA, Gail Michaud of Maine, Raymond Rawlinson of Blackstone, MA, and Dennis Rawlinson of Woonsocket, RI. Eleven grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. And his feline companion, Bubba.

He was also the brother of the late James C. Rawlinson.

His funeral will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 9 AM from the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 028985 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Paul Church, St. Paul St. Blackstone, MA 01504. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Blackstone, MA. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Friday, Nov. 2, from 4-7 PM, eulogy thereafter.

Mary A. Grondines

Mary A. Grondines

North Smithfield — Mary A. (Fazzio) Grondines, 85, of Village Way, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Miriam Hospital with her family by her side.

Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Charles and Philomena (Cevino) Fazzio.

Mary worked Bryant University for 13 years prior to retiring where she developed many lasting friendships.

She also worked as a seamstress in the area for many years. Mary enjoyed sewing and being in the company of her family, especially her nephews and nieces whom she treated as her own children.

She is survived by two brothers, Salvatore (Samuel) Fazzio of Cumberland, RI, and Richard Fazzio of Woonsocket, RI. One sister, Dee Capuano of Warwick, RI.

Several nephews and nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces.

She was also the sister of the late Charles Fazzio, Frank Fazzio, Angie Kane and Jennie Wright.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 10 AM in St. Anthony’s Church Greene St. Woonsocket, RI 02895. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery Farm St. Blackstone, MA. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours are omitted.

In lieu of flowers donations to St. Judes Children’s Hospital,

www.stjude.org/donate, in Mary’s memory would be appreciated.

The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill RD. Woonsocket, RI 02895 is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert G. Chagnon Sr.

Robert G. Chagnon Sr.

Woonsocket — Robert G. Chagnon Sr. 88 of Grandview Ave. died peacefully, Thursday, October 25, 2018 in the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Rose Marie (Jalette) Chagnon.

Born in West Warwick, son of the late Gerard and Delores (Dupre) Chagnon.

Mr. Chagnon was a United States Army Veteran serving in the Korean War.

He worked on the assembly line at General Motors for 26 years and also for City Dairy prior to retiring. He enjoyed gardening and working. He was an avid New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins fan .

Besides his wife Rose, he is survived by his three children, Rose Tuttle and her husband David of Woonsocket, RI, Diane Scott and her husband Donald of Warwick, RI, Marc Chagnon and his wife Stacy of Warwick, RI. Eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was also the father of the late Robert G. Chagnon Jr. and brother of the late Jacqueline Pogurski, Charles Chagnon, Jeanne Rock and Carole Iuliano.

His funeral will be held on Tuesday 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 10:30 AM in St. Joseph Church 1200 Mendon Rd. Woonsocket, RI. Burial with Military Honors will be in Resurrection Cemetery Cumberland, RI. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 4-6 PM.

In lieu of flowers donations in his memory, can be made to St. Joseph’s Church, 1200 Mendon Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895 or the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre 262 Poplar St. Woonsocket, RI 02895, would be appreciated.

Muriel V. Lucier

Muriel V. Lucier

Woonsocket - Muriel V. Lucier, 88, of Diamond Hill Road, died Sunday, October 7, 2018 in Landmark Medical Center with her family by her side.

Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Joseph Efrim and Rena (Perron) Lucier.

Muriel attended several Religious Schools in Woonsocket. She loved to spend time with her late canine companion, her pride and her joy, her beautiful Ladybell, and more recently her new canine companion, Gracie. She loved reading, especially relating to Politics and English Royalty. She also enjoyed Classical Music, the louder the better.

Muriel volunteered at age 13 during WWII at Woonsocket Hospital. At 18 she worked in the OR as an Aide with on the job training. Then she worked on several floors in the Hospital including the Pharmacy. She also worked in the Utilization Review Department adding up to 59 years of service in the Woonsocket Hospital prior to retiring.

She leaves behind 3 nephews, Gerry St. Germain of Lincoln, Jon St. Germain and his wife Barbara of VA and Steven St. Germain of NC. Her loyal friend of 52 years, Cecile St. Pierre. She also leaves her 2 elves, Marc Bergeron and George Boucher.

Her funeral will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 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 All Saints Church, Rathbun St, Woonsocket, RI. Burial will be in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery Bellingham, MA.

Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 5-7 PM. In lieu of flowers; donations to St Judes Children’s Hospital or an Animal Shelter of your choice in her memory would be appreciated.

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