Obituaries

James Q. Perry

James Q. Perry

Woonsocket — James “ Quincy” Perry 55, of Diamond Hill Rd. died Thursday September 26, 2019 in Landmark Medical Center with his loving family by his side.

Born in Metter, Georgia, son of James C. Perry of Georgia and Dora B (Nealy) Perry of Woonsocket.

James worked as a painter for Chelsea Drum in Franklin, Ma for several years prior to becoming disabled.

He enjoyed spending time with his children and family He also enjoyed fishing, camping, football and loved to cook, especially Asian food.

Besides his parents he is survived by his fiancee’ Lisa M. Winston, of Woonsocket, two daughters, Nateesha Thifault and Jalena Perry both of Woonsocket. Two brother, John Perry of Providence, RI. And Donnell Bullard of Woonsocket, Four sisters Dorinda Perry and Tammy Moreira both of Providence, and Yolanda Perry of Woonsocket, and Elouise Bullard of Georgia. Five grandchildren Travis, Janisha, Jacob, Skyler, and Derick. Two stepsons Stevie Thifault of Burrilville. Host of Aunts, Uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was also the father of the late Travis Thifault.

A Funeral Home Service will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 11 AM in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 from 4-7 PM. Burial will be private.

Philip R. Kamer Sr.

Philip R. Kamer Sr.

North Smithfield — Philip R. Kamer Sr. 82, of Village Way formerly of Woonsocket, died Sunday September 29, 2019 in the Grandview Nursing Home with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of 51 years to Gloria (Arcand) Kamer of North Smithfield.

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

Philip was a longtime resident of Woonsocket, well known in the community for his avid love of Wheeling and dealing, his many years of “Leading the charge” for city fireworks, and his active presence in his church at All Saints Parish.

Philip worked for many years at Blackstone Potato Chip Company and served for a short time in the US Army.

Philip loved spending time with family, most importantly, playing the fun-loving “Jidu” with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed spending Sundays at Raynham Flea Market where he would bring home an abundance of fruit and vegetables, visiting the race track and going to the Casino, and most recently spending time scratching lottery tickets ( Massachusetts only).

Besides his loving wife of 51 years Gloria, he is survived by his two children, Kimberly Kamer-Riel and her husband Normand of North Smithfield, Philip R. Kamer Jr. and his wife Jessica Ann of Harrisville, RI. Four grandchildren, Shane Kamer, Seth Kamer, Juliana Kamer and Gavin Kamer. Two step grandchildren, Dylan and Madison, two great grandchildren, Julia and Sylas Kamer.

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

His Funeral will be held on Thursday Oct. 3, 2019 at 9 AM from the S.DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in All Saints Church, Rathbun St. Woonsocket, RI. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Wednesday Oct. 2, 2019 from 4-7 PM. Burial will be in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery Bellingham, Ma. In lieu of flowers donations to the National Kidney Foundation in his memory would be appreciated. www, kidney.org/donate

Gloria M. Tripodi

Gloria M. Tripodi

North Smithfield - Gloria M. Tripodi, 93, of Rhodes Avenue, St. Antoines Residence, died, Tuesday, September 24, 2019 in the Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Tony Tripodi.

Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late James Demos and Orise (Desilets) Jionzo and step daughter to the late Paul Jionzo.

Gloria was a homemaker and worked for Glenark Mills for 8 years prior to retiring.

She was a member of the Golden Hearts Seniors, the Kennedy Manor Seniors Club, and she was an RSVP and Meals on Wheels volunteer. She enjoyed bowling, dancing, and playing horseshoes.

She is survived by her 6 sons; David Tripodi and his wife Josephine of CT, Anthony Tripodi and his wife Delores of Woonsocket, William Tripodi and his wife Kathleen of Brockton, MA, James Tripodi and his wife Janice of Woonsocket, Richard Tripodi of Woonsocket, and Timothy Tripodi and his wife Brenna of Foster, RI. 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was also the sister of the late John Demos.

Her Funeral will be held on Saturday, September 28th 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 Anthony Church 128 Greene St, Woonsocket, RI 02895. Burial will be in St. Jean the Baptist cemetery, Bellingham, MA. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours will be on Friday from 4-7 PM.

Jeanine M. Pirrello

Jeanine M. Pirrello

North Smithfield - Jeanine Pirrello, 73, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 13, 2019 at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, with her loving family by her side. She was the former wife of the late Jon Pirrello Sr.

Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Margaret (Haggenjos) Stout.

Jeanine devoted her career to nursing, working as a Registered Nurse in Labor and Delivery for much of her life. The relationships she formed working at Landmark Medical Center and more recently at Sturdy Memorial Hospital lead to lifelong friendships, which she cherished. Jeanine’s greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed traveling and socializing with friends, reading, watching her favorite TV shows, and vacationing at the beach. Jeanine will be remembered as a devoted friend and a loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her three children, Christina Laydon and her husband Joseph of Whitinsville, MA, Jon Pirrello and his wife Stephanie of West Simsbury, CT and Nicole Cameron and her husband Peter of Cumberland, one brother, Richard Stout of IN, and her eight grandchildren: Jack, Cole, Emma, Maya, Eve, Nora, Beckett, and Samuel.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Holy Trinity Church (formerly OLQM) 1409 Park Avenue, Woonsocket, RI 02895 at 10 AM. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours will be on Friday evening from 5-7 PM in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd Woonsocket, RI 02895.

Jeanine’s family would like to extend gratitude to all of her friends who helped support her over the past few years. In lieu of flowers the family is asking that donations be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance at www.ocrahope.org.

Theresa M. (Conte) Dumais Peters

Theresa M. (Conte) Dumais Peters

Florida - Theresa M. (Conte) Dumais Peters 97, of Rockledge FL, died September 15, 2019 at home with her loving family by her side.

She was the wife of the late Harold C. Dumais and the late Nolan J. Peters. Born in Woonsocket, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Maria and Charles Conte.

Theresa worked as an out-patient registration supervisor at Woonsocket Hospital. Theresa enjoyed ballroom dancing, square dancing and was an avid Red Sox fan. She was a member of St. John Evangelist Church, Viera, FL. Theresa was a beautiful, caring, fun, generous, honest, loving, smart and unshakable woman. A hard working woman who loved her faith, family and friends above everything.

She is survived by her four daughters, Nancy Noble (Harold) of Rockledge, FL; Cecile Dumais of Sarasota, FL; Theresa Dumais of Fort White, FL; and Mary Ernest (Thomas) of Orrum, N.C.; two sons Harold Dumais (Barbara) of Johnston, RI; and Donald Dumais of Pascoag, RI; and daughter-in-law Annette Dumais of W. Warwick, RI.

She is also survived by her sister, Clara Beaudoin of Pompano Beach, FL and 20 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

Theresa was the mother of the late Roger Dumais and the sister of the late Nicola, Angelo, Nicholas, Frank, John, Charles and Jack Conte; and Anna Allen and Mary Charron.

Her funeral will be held Saturday, September 21st with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Pauls Church 48 St. Paul St. Blackstone MA. Interment service will be at St. Paul’s Cemetery, Gaskill St, Blackstone, MA. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Friday, Sept. 20th from 4-8 PM in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd, Woonsocket, RI 02895.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the St Jude Children’s Hospital., 501 St Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.

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