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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 09-20-2018

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | SEPTEMBER 20-26, 2018 OBITUARIES 31 Maria A. Rebocho Maria A. Rebocho, 92, passed away on Sept. 12, in the Oak Hill Nursing Home, Pawtucket. She was the beloved wife of the late Manuel Rebocho. Born in Ludlow, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Maria (DaGracia) Paulo. She resided in Cumberland for the past 58 years, previously residing in Portugal and Ludlow, Mass. She was a loyal communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland. Maria loved to cook for her fam- ily during the holidays. She was employed as a machine operator for the former American Insulated Wire Co., of Pawtucket for many years. She is survived by her three sons; Herman and Jose Rebocho of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Roger Rebocho of Cumberland; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Patricio Paulo. Maria's Life Celebration was held on Sept. 19, beginning with calling hours in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Drive, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.For directions/guestbook, visit . Jutta-Maria Franciska Margo Amelia Cuddy Bourgeois Jutta-Maria Franciska Margo Amelia Cuddy (Plutka) Bourgeois, 86, passed away Aug. 28. She was a resident of Saint Antoine in North Smithfield, and was formerly from Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Albert A. Bourgeois. Born in Stuggart, Germany, June 17, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Hans and Maria (Kuczaty) Plutka. She is survived by Anette Starnes and her husband, Michael, from Cumberland, Lorraine Donohue and her husband, Thomas, from Hanover, Md., Jeffrey Bourgeois and his wife, Sandy, from Altus, Okla., and longtime family friends Jeanne Boutiette and her husband, Art, from Blackstone, Mass. She leaves behind nine grandchil- dren and six great grandchildren. She is survived by one brother, Bernard Plutka, and his wife, Christa, from Germany. She was the mother of the late Andrew Bourgeois and sister of the late Gerhart Plutka, Johanna Plutka, and Ursula Frieburg. Prior to her retirement she was office manager for Algonquin Industries. Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to noon, with a funeral service at noon in the O'Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland. The burial will be pri- vate. Visit . REBOCHO BOURGEOIS Beacon Hospice seeks volunteers Beacon Hospice is seeking caring and compassionate individuals to spend time with local terminally ill patients. Volunteers can provide support to patients and their families in a num- ber of ways, including: Visiting with patients on an ongoing basis; sitting vigils; knitting, crocheting, quilting blankets; creating memory posters; Providing music therapy; Reiki; pet therapy; veterans visiting veterans; assisting in veteran pinning ceremo- nies. There is a free training course that is required on how to interact with hospice patients. The trainings are held locally. For more information, contact Ashley Toste, volunteer coordinator, at 401-438-0008 or email Ashley. N.A. Historical Society yard sale is Saturday NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The North Attleborough Historical Society will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grounds of the Woodcock Garrison House and Little Red Schoolhouse, 362 North Washington St. More than 15 families and ven- dors will be selling items. Contact Bob Lanpher at 508-695- 6649 for more information. IN BRIEF IN BRIEF Public invited to Pot Roast Supper at Oldtown Church NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The First Congregational Church UCC of North Attleboro (Oldtown Church), 675 Old Post Road, is host- ing a Pot Roast Supper at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22. The menu includes home-cooked pot roast with gravy, mashed pota- toes, vegetable, rolls, dessert and beverage, served family style. Price is $13 for adults ($1 goes to "Food Forward" mission to help feed those in need in the community) and $4 for children 10 and younger. Dinner served promptly at 6 p.m.; check in 15 minutes in advance. Reservations are required. Call Ed at 508-212-4774. Take-out orders also accepted. The Vestry hall is handicap accessible through the rear entrance. OBITUARIES are updated continuously at Place your classified ad online at In your time of need, The Valley Breeze will print your loved one's full obituary for a small charge. The paper also places the obituary on our web site,, as soon as it is provided to us by your family's funeral director. Notification to friends and neighbors is also made weekdays on WOON-AM radio announcements. Should you desire our services, kindly inform your funeral director. The full charge is $90, or $125 for lengthy obituaries, in the edition of your choice. You may place the obituary in any of our other editions for $50 each. Thank you. OBITUARIES In Loving Memory Donna M. Bastien Genereux July 24, 1956 – September 20, 2012 Still to us come days of sadness Tears in secret often flow Your cherished memory Never leaves us Though you died Six years ago. We Miss You So Much Love You Special Angel Mom & Frank and Family Sixth Anniversary 4th Anniversary REGINA M. PIMENTAL 8/1/1933 – 9/19/2014 Always on our minds, forever in our hearts. Love, Husband and Family Joan (King) Becker, 79, of Waldorf, Germany, formerly of Lincoln, R.I., died at home, September 12, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Walter Becker for 59 years. Born in Providence, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Christopher and Catherine (Sullivan) King. She was a graduate of Central Falls High School. She met Walter, the love of her life, in 1957. They moved to Germany in 1959, married and began their new life in Waldorf. Joan learned to speak German from children of family and friends and went on to become fluent in all aspects of the language. She worked as a civilian employee at Rhein Mein Air Force as Fund Administrator from 1963 until her retirement in 1998. Joan's artistic gift led to her creative passions of painting, cooking and gardening. Besides her beloved husband she is survived by her loving son, Stefan Becker and his wife, Silvia of Waldorf, Germany. She was a devoted, loving, playful aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Pauline Smith of Lincoln, Eleanor White, Catherine Boily and brother Paul and his wife Cheryl, of Cumberland. A funeral will be held September 25, 2018 in Waldorf, Germany. A celebration of Joan's life will be held in Rhode Island at a time to be announced. Joan (King) Becker

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