Obituaries

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.

Thomas M. Kamer

Thomas M. Kamer

Woonsocket — Thomas M. Kamer, 78 of Woodhaven Rd, died peacefully, Thursday, October 4, 2018 at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Vivian (Mathieu) Kamer.

Born in Woonsocket, son to the late Shookry and Eva (Doura) Kamer.

Mr. Kamer worked for Miller Electric for several years and then worked as a manager for the former Burger King for 25 years.

He was a United States Army Veteran.

Mr. Kamer enjoyed watching sports, especially the New England Patriots and Red Sox. He loved to spend time with his family. He was a man who enjoyed the company of people and always would get into a conversation with them about a variety of subjects.

He is survived by one son Michael G. Kamer of Foxboro, MA and one daughter Lisa M. Kamer of North Scituate, RI. One brother, Philip Kamer and his wife Gloria. Two grandsons, Matthew and Keith Kamer of Woonsocket and three great-grandchildren, Addison, Sadie, and Matthew. And several nieces and nephews.

He was also the father of the late Thomas L. Kamer, and brother of the late Leon, Mary and Anna Kamer.

His funeral will be held on Thursday October 11, 2018 at 9 AM from the

S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd Woonsocket, RI 02895. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 AM in St. John Vianney Church 3609 Diamond Hill Rd. Cumberland RI. Burial will be in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery, Bellingham, MA.

Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 4-7 PM.

Harmon V. Guertin

Harmon V. Guertin

Woonsocket —Harmon V. Guertin, 75, of Knollwood Drive, died Friday, September 28, 2018 in the Woonsocket Health Center after a long illness with his family by his side. He was the husband of Suzanne T. (Laliberte) Guertin.

Born in Cranston, RI son of the late George H. And Louise (Harmon) Guertin.

Mr. Guertin was a United States Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era.

He worked as an Extruder for the former Miller Electric Co. for 25 years prior to retiring.

Harmon enjoyed sitting at Beavertail and taking photos of the ocean and butterflies.

He also like to spend time at Seekonk Speedway. Harmon enjoyed time with his family and friends.

Besides his wife Suzanne he is survived by his son Shawn M. Guertin of Woonsocket. His siblings, Lenore Rastella of TX, Gerald Guertin of NV, and Steve Guertin of ND and many nieces and nephews.

He was also the brother of the late George Guertin.

His funeral and burial are private. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket, RI 02895 is in charge of the arrangements. sdipardomcfh.com

Sheila M. Austin

Sheila M. Austin

Woonsocket - Sheila M. Austin, 69, of Blackstone St., died, Wednesday, September 19, 2018 in RI Hospital with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Ernest Austin.

Born in Boston, MA daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Suttles) Smith.

Sheila worked as a supervisor for University Health Services at UMASS Boston for 27 years. She obtained a Masters degree in Health and Human Services. She enjoyed gardening, yoga, and traveling. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by one daughter, Monique Austin of Woonsocket, RI. One brother, Alvin Smith of Randolph, MA. Two sister, Linda Blanton of Boston and Gloria Jones of Brookline, MA. And several nieces and nephews and a host of extended relatives.

Her Funeral will be held Friday, September 28, 2018, at 11 AM in St. James Baptist Church, 340 S. Main St., Woonsocket, RI.

Burial will follow at The National Cemetery in Bourne MA.

Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are one hour prior to the service, from 10-11 AM in St. James Baptist Church. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd, Woonsocket, RI 02895 is in charge of the arrangements.

Paul H. DellaBarba Sr.

Paul H. DellaBarba Sr.

Woonsocket - Paul H. DellaBarba, Sr., 75, of Cooper Ave, died, Monday, September 17, 2018 at home.

Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Paul J. and Josephine (Montecalvo) DellaBarba.

Paul worked as a machinist for Draper Corp., Hopedale, MA and Slater Screen Print Corp., Pawtucket, RI for several years from which he retired. He was a member of the Italian Workingmen’s Club and the Elks BPO 850 where he volunteered as a cook, which was a passion of his. He also enjoyed sports, fishing, and gardening. He loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his two sons; Mark A. DellaBarba of Woonsocket and Paul H. DellaBarba, Jr. and his wife Connie of Harrisville, RI. One sister, Roberta Feuti of Charleston, RI. Three grandchildren, Jacob, Kyle, and Elizabeth. He was also an uncle to Robert Feuti of Newport, RI and Robin Feuti of North Kingstown, RI.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 10 AM in St. Anthony’s Church, 126 Greene St, Woonsocket. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be private. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd, Woonsocket, is in charge of the arrangements.

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