Obits pg 8 2-20-20

Rhonda Jarmolowicz
PUTNAM — Rhonda (Parmentier) Jarmolowicz, 59, of Chassey St.., died unexpectedly Feb. 6, 2020, at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in 1960 in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Stasia (Malec) Parmentier.
Mrs. Jarmolowicz worked as a personal care assistant for the Center for Transitional
Living where she took special care of her client, Vivian for the last three years. She loved to cook Polish food and bake sweets for her family. She was always trying new recipes. She loved unconditionally and had a heart of gold.
She leaves her daughter, Heather Jarmolowicz and her friend, Bob Brown of Putnam; her brother, Randy Parmentier of Gettysburg, Penn.; and her grandchildren, Jasmine Charland and Isabella Brown. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St, Putnam.

Ethel G. Asselta
PUTNAM — Ethel G. (Baker) Asselta, 85, formerly of Marshall St., died Feb. 12, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester.  She was the wife of the late Salvatore Asselta Sr.  Born in 1934 in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Elizabeth E. (St. Germaine) Baker.
Mrs. Asselta was a homemaker and enjoyed country dancing and spending time with her family.
She leaves her daughters, Ann Dupre (John) of Worcester, Paula Asselta of Worcester, and Carol Harwood (Bill) of Charlton; siblings, John Baker, Michael Baker, Richard Baker, Frances Brunelle, and Jennie LaBrie; six grandchildren; and10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, Salvatore Asselta Jr. and her siblings, Frederick Baker, Joseph Baker, and Mable Peters; and her companion Herman “Sonny” Prince.
The Graveside Service was Feb. 18 in St. John Cemetery, Worcester. Donations: Charity of one’s choice. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam.

Jacqueline Dombroski
WOODSTOCK VALLEY — Jacqueline Dombroski, 84, of Woodstock Valley, died Feb. 12, 2020. She was the wife of the late Francis V. Dombroski.
Jackie worked at Travelers for years before her retirement. She so loved the nature filled surroundings of her home in Woodstock. She loved crafts and her gardens which later on were tenderly cared for by her neighbor Marge. Jackie also loved the numerous rescued cats she “adopted”, and caring for the birds that filled her yard. She and her late husband were both avid UConn Husky fans.
She leaves her daughters Pamela Dombroski and Ann Krischus of Woodstock Valley; a son Michael D. Dombroski (Jane Perry) of Bristol; cousins, (brothers and sister) Michael A., Gregory and Theodore (Ted) Demaio, and Debra Morin. Jackie was predeceased by her sister Barbara Butler and an aunt, Stella (Sandy) Demaio.
Services were private. Donations: Bungay Fire Brigade, 1256 Rt. 171, W. Woodstock, CT 06282; the ASPCA; or the American Cancer Society. Smith & Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove St., Putnam.

Sharon E. DeCiccio
DAYVILLE — Sharon (Richardson) DeCiccio, 75, of Primrose Village, died Jan. 24, 2020, at UMass Memorial Medical Center. Born in 1944 in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of the late Harry Borg Richardson and Roseanne (Sirois) Richardson.
Mrs. DeCiccio worked as a secretary for the Florida Department of Corrections. 
She leaves her longtime companion, Normand A. Bouchard of Dayville; her daughters, Cheryl Cimelus of Bridgeport, and Marissa DeCiccio; her grandchildren, Christian and Braydon of Jacksonville, Fla.; her two sisters, Harriette Lanier (Richard), their children Michael, Joseph, Sarah, and Matthew of Milford; and Kathy Reddy (Leo), and their children Erica and Mark of Johnstown, Penn.; her brother, Harry Richardson (Susan), their children Karen and Brian, of Orange; her stepdaughters, Lisa Jenckes (Stephen), and their son Jack of Exeter, R.I., and Beth -Ann Sylvia (Roland), and their children Courtney, Brooke, Ben of Burrillville.
Visitation is at 1 p.m. Feb. 29 with a Funeral Service at 2 in the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St, Putnam.  Immediately following her service, all are invited to the Community Room at Primrose Village, Dayville for refreshments. Burial will be private.

Joyce M. McLean
PUTNAM — Joyce M. (Dion) McLean, 74, of Perry St.., died Feb. 14, 2020, at Day Kimball Hospital. She was the wife of Michael G. McLean.  Born in 1945 in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Marie (Peloquin) Dion.
Mrs. McLean worked for many years as a private housekeeper. She enjoyed watching movies and interior decorating and time spent with her grandson Michael.
She leaves her husband; her son, Michael J. McLean (Eleanor) of Gilbert, Ariz.; and a grandson Michael A. McLean (Denise) of Gilbert.
The Funeral was private. Donations: Charity of one’s choice. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam.

Raymond Adams Jr.,
Army vet
THOMPSON — Raymond H (Bud) Adams Jr. 79, of Thompson, died Feb. 11, 2020, at Webster Manor. Raymond was born in Worcester, son of the late Raymond and Dorothy (Richard) Adams. 
Bud graduated Worcester Boys Trade School and attended Barrington College in Rhode Island and served in the Army during peacetime, stationed at Ft. Lewis, Washington. He was a carpenter and enjoyed his work. An outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing and hunting in Maine.
He was a member of Charlton Baptist Church and was part of the music program.
He leaves his wife of 56 years Elizabeth (Kircher); two sons, Charles R Adams (Nicole) of Seekonk, Mass., and Matthew R Adams(Bambi) of Weeki Wachee, Fla.; one sister, Sylvia Pusateri (Vincent) of Holden, Mass.
The Funeral was Feb. 17 at Charlton Baptist with burial in Thompson Cemetery. Donations: Charlton Baptist Church, 50 Hammond Hill Rd., Charlton, MA 01507. Bartel Funeral Home and Chapel, Dudley.

Theresa R. Gagnon
THOMPSON — Theresa R. (Smalarz) Gagnon, 90, a long-time resident of Webster, died Feb. 12, 2020, in Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam. Her husband of 56 years, Dr. Lionel L. Gagnon, died in 2006.
She was born May 23, 1929, in Webster, a daughter of Adam G. and Rose D. (Kasierski) Smalarz. She lived in Lowell, Mass., from 1938 to 1948. She graduated from Lowell High School in 1947 where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She then lived briefly in N. Grosvenordale before moving to Webster in 1954.
Mrs. Gagnon worked as the executive secretary for the plant manager of Cluett-Peabody Mills in N. Grosvenordale and then as secretary for her husband’s optometry practice in Webster, retiring in 1995.
Theresa was a communicant of St. Louis Church in Webster and a member of the St. Louis League of Catholic Women. In her younger years, she shot archery competitively throughout New England and belonged to the Bay Path Archers Club in Southbridge. 
She was an active member of the Webster Senior Center and danced with the “Silver Dippers.”
She loved good food and socializing. She enjoyed a good laugh, had a forgiving nature and a smile that could light up a room.
She leaves a son, David P. Gagnon of Webster; a daughter, Nancy R. Piekarczyk (John) of Thompson where she had lived; nieces, nephews and cousins. A brother, William Smalarz, predeceased her.
Her Funeral is at 10 a.m. Feb. 21 in St. Louis Church, Webster, with burial in St. Joseph Garden of Peace. Donations: Charity of the donor’s choice. Sitkowski, Malboeuf & Hickey Funeral Home, Webster.


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