Loretta R. Poole
Loretta R. Poole died March 16, 2018 at Heritage Hills Nursing Home, Smithfield after a long illness. She had been
the wife of the late Lawrence Poole and mother of the late Lawrence Poole, Jr. She is survived by her sisters, Marion Rondeau of Exeter, Ruth Mowry of Burrillville, and Ethel Roach of
Attleboro, MA, as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was the daughter of the late Michael and Effie (Richards) Kapp, and the sister of the late Edward Kapp, Richard Kapp, and Helen Polacek.
Mrs. Poole was employed as a bookkeeper at Rhode Island Hospital Trust Bank in Providence and then in the Trust Department
of Citizens Bank in Providence. A longtime Scituate resident she was a communicant and original parishioner of St. Joseph Church in Scituate. She also served as treasurer of the church's Rosary
& Altar Society. Additionally, she served as church secretary for the former pastor Rev. John J. Feeney for over 20 years. In the early years of the Scituate Little League, she was known as
Mrs. Little League.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. from the Winfield & Sons Funeral Home, 571 West Greenville Road,
Scituate, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Danielson Pike, Scituate with burial following at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Calling Hours Monday from 4:00
- 7:00 p.m.
Lorraine A. Dobrwado
Lorraine A. Dobrwado, 83, of Pascoag, RI passed way on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Lorraine was born in Woonsocket, RI
to Albert and Yvonne (Beaubien) Robinson. She attended St. Charles School (where she was a soloist in the choir) and Woonsocket High School (where she was a majorette in the High School band).
She worked as a seamstress and supervisor for Fashion Sportswear, as well as working for CVS as a picker for over 20
years. When she retired, she worked for the Burrillville School lunch program, which brought her much joy. She was a
lifelong parishioner at Sacred Heart Church. She enjoyed going to Foxwoods to play video bingo, going to the movies, crossword puzzles, board games and spending time with her family and friends.
Lorraine is preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Yvonne; one brother, Raymond Robinson; and her husband,
Edward Dobrwado. She is survived by daughters, Donna (Lawrence) Davis and Darlene (Gerald) Pomes; two
grandchildren, Casey Pomes and Cory Pomes; and two great grandchildren, Jameson Pomes and Deven Pomes -- the loves of her life!
The family also wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff of the Ballou Home in Woonsocket for the exceptional
care they provided to Lorraine and support to the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Please note date change due to expected storm:
Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church (Olo Street, Woonsocket, RI) @ 10:00 am, Thursday, March 15th, 2018.
Burial service will immediately follow at St. Charle's Cemetery (Farm Street, Blackstone, MA).
Karen J. Richardson Northup
Karen J. Richardson Northup, 58, of North Providence, passed away March 2, 2018. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Thomas E. and
Emma (Mancini) Richardson, Sr. She leaves her brother, Thomas Richardson, and his wife, Gail, of Scituate; a niece, Kelly Carlin, and a nephew, Kyle
Richardson. She also leaves her beloved dog, Harpo. Services are private.