Local obituaries were published on Wednesday, Nov. 18 for: Roger Auger, 65, of Attleboro; Edith Sanderson, 91, of Norfolk; Rosamond Nardone, 83, of North Attleboro; Paul Paon, 55, of Pawtucket; David Kinzer, 62, of Powder Springs, Ga.; and Michael Taylor, 59, of Rehoboth.
Roger R. Auger, 65
ATTLEBORO - Roger R. Auger, 65, of Attleboro, formerly of Blackstone, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 at home with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 45 years of Jocelyn J. (Rivet) Auger.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on August 1, 1944, he was the son of the late Raoul "Ralph" and Florida (Plouffe) Auger.
He was the loving father of James R. Auger and his wife Linda of Harrisville, RI, Steven R. Auger and his wife Brenda of Attleboro, MA, Jason D. Auger and his wife Tammi of Seekonk, MA, and also leaves his seven grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. He was the brother of Robert Auger of Bradenton, FL, Denis Auger of Bellingham, MA, and Lucie Giguere of Woonsocket, RI.
A resident of Attleboro for 20 years, formerly of Blackstone where he was raised, Roger worked for the family business, Auger Furniture of Woonsocket. He was also a self-employed carpenter for many years before retiring as greens keeper at the Foxborough Country Club in 2004.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and National Guard, having served during the Vietnam War. He was an avid motorcyclist, enjoyed gardening and flowers, and spending winters at their home at Teakwood Village in Largo, FL. Devoted to his family, he will be greatly missed.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. at Cartier's Funeral Home, 151 South Main St. (Route 126), Bellingham, MA. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland, RI.
Visiting hours are Thursday, Nov. 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
To sign the guest book, visit http://www.cartiersfuneralhome.com">www.cartiersfuneralhome.com.
Edith E. Sanderson, 91
NORFOLK - Edith E. (Bates) Sanderson, 91, of Norfolk, formerly of Franklin, passed peacefully into sleep on Nov. 15 at the Serenity Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Wrentham following a rapid decline in health.
She was the wife of the late Walter A. Sanderson, whom she married on March 23, 1940 and was married to until his death on May 3, 1999.
Born in Franklin on Oct. 22, 1918, the daughter of the late Warren and Maude (Jacques) Bates, Mrs. Sanderson grew up in Bellingham and attended the Bellingham public schools and was a graduate of Franklin High School and the Forsyth Dental School in Boston.
Until her marriage, she had worked as a dental assistant in Franklin.
Mrs. Sanderson had been a member of the Bellingham Baptist Church. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Fern Chapter of Franklin, where she held the position of worthy matron twice and was also a member of the Grand Chapter of Massachusetts and Angle Stone Chapter 118 of North Attleboro.
Edith was truly a homemaker and loved to cook, bake and garden. Her home was her castle and her family was most important to her.
She will be missed by all.
She is survived by her daughters, Carol Jean Sanderson of Norfolk, with whom she lived, and Barbara Salvetti of Franklin.
She was the grandmother of Karen J. Keegan and her husband Chris of Burriville, R.I., Cynthia J. Carroll and her husband Jeff of Franklin, Brent R. Salvetti and his wife Mandy of Barre, Wendy C. Gallagher of Blackstone, and Brian Bates MacDonald of Mooretown, VT. Edith was the great-grandmother of Phillip and Jeffrey Carroll, Aprile, Daley, Samantha and Elizabeth Salvetti, Michael and Kevin Gallagher and Halley MacDonald. She was the great-great-grandmother of Zoe and Sadie Gallagher.
Edith was the sister of Marjorie Gould of Naples, Fla., and Virginia Johnson of Medway and the dear cousin of Barbara Plante of Danielson, CT. She was the aunt of seven nieces and nephews.
Her memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21 in the Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin (www.ginleyfuneralhomes.com), 131 Main St., Franklin at 10 a.m.
Burial will be in Union Street Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or the Franklin Food Pantry, 80 West Central St., Franklin, MA 02038.
Rosamond C. (Clarke) Nardone, 83
Loving family woman
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Rosamond C. (Clarke) Nardone, 83, of Mansfield Road, North Attleboro and South Anglers Drive, Marathon, Florida; died at her residence surrounded by her loving and supportive family on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late Pasquale John Nardone, to whom she was married in November 1946.
Born in Portland, Maine on May 13, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Andrew Clarke and Harriet (Allen) Clarke McCarthy. She was a graduate of Raymond High School in Raymond, New Hampshire and later attended Northeastern University and the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing.
Mrs. Nardone was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed creating a nurturing and caring home for her family.
In later years, she was employed as an independent real estate broker and, along with her husband and family, was the owner and operator of the Cavalier Motor Lodge in South Yarmouth for many years.
Mrs. Nardone resided in Marathon, Florida and spent the summer months on Bungay Lake in North Attleboro.
She was a former resident of Walpole, Wrentham, South Yarmouth and Cummaquid. While residing in Wrentham, Mrs. Nardone was a member of the League of Women Voters.
She leaves a legacy as a woman who was a source of strength and compassion while maintaining her strong independence. Dedicated and devoted to each and every family member, her most favorite times were those spent in the company of family and friends. She welcomed everyone as "family" and was affectionately called "Mom" by many.
Mrs. Nardone treasured the times spent cooking and socializing with family and friends and enjoyed sewing, rummicube and listening to music.
She leaves four children, Paula R. Nardone and her life partner Morgan Hill of Marathon, Florida; Patricia A. Roderick and her husband David E. Roderick of Marshfield; Stephen J. Nardone and his wife Rae Marie (Barrett) Nardone of Wrentham and Janice Nardone and her life partner Linda M. Letourneau of North Attleboro; four grandchildren, Jason Roderick of Pembroke, Erika Massa of Halifax, John Nardone of North Attleboro and JoAnna Nardone of Wrentham; four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, extended family members and dear friends.
She was the sister of the late Serena Nardone.
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend a visitation/memorial service on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 commencing at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Chapel of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Ave., Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro (exit 5 off I-95 N or S, go right at top of exit, proceed 3/4 mile, on the left). The service will be performed by the Rev. Katrina Clinton, pastor of the First Congregational Church, Old Post Road, North Attleboro.
A children's room will be available during visitation and funeral service.
Those in need of local transportation to visitation or funeral service may simply call the funeral home at 508-695-0200 to make an advance reservation for such gratis transportation.
Following funeral services, an invitation will be extended to join the family for a time of continued fellowship and refreshments at a location to be announced.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mrs. Nardone's name may be made to the Dyer-Lake Charitable Foundation Inc., a registered 501 (c) (3) organization, 161 Commonwealth Ave., North Attleboro, MA 02760 to benefit the American Cancer Society.
For additional information or to send the family an expression of written sympathy, please visit an online guest book at http://www.dyer-lakefuneralhome.com">www.dyer-lakefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Ave., Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro 508-695-0200.
Paul R. Paon, 55
PAWTUCKET - Paul R. Paon, 55, passed peacefully at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence surrounded by his loving family and friends on Nov. 16, 2009. He is the husband of Sandy (Dubuc) Paon. They were married for 26 years.
Born in Providence, he is the loving son of Theresa N. (Casault) Paon and the late Paul J. Paon. Paul grew up in Central Falls and was a 1973 graduate of Central Falls High School.
After graduating from the New England Institute of Technology, he worked as an electrical engineer for Walco Electric, Transcom, and Eastern Bearings. In 2001, he found his true calling as an Aflac insurance agent. A year later, his wife joined him in the business and most recently, his daughter.
He enjoyed playing the guitar, bowling, fishing, and was an avid Red Sox fan.
He is survived by his son, Paul M. of Norwood and his daughter Kristy M. Paon of Pawtucket; his sister, Linda (Paon) Douglas of Woonsocket; his brothers, James E. Paon with his wife Marie C. of Rehoboth and John A. Paon with his wife Kelley of Cumberland; as well as several nieces, nephews, along with dear friends and colleagues.
Paul will be remembered by his humor, compassion and concern for others, and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
His funeral will be held on Saturday at 8 a.m. from the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Higginson Ave., Lincoln, RI followed by a Mass of Christian Burial that will be celebrated at St. Teresa Church of the Child Jesus, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, RI at 10 a.m.
Burial will be in Newell Burying Ground, Attleboro, MA.
Relatives and friends are invited.
Calling hours are Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 964 Main St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 or Cystic Fibrosis Center at UMASS, Attn: Brian O'Sullivan, M.D., 55 Lake Ave. North, Room S5-860, Worcester, MA 01655.
David N. Kinzer, 62
POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. - David N. Kinzer, 62, of Georgia, formerly of Central Falls and North Attleboro, died on Nov. 10 following a battle with cancer. He was the husband of Diane (Goulet) Kinzer. They had been married 43 years.
He was the son of Nelson and Anne (Carico) Kinzer.
He was employed by Bliss Brothers Dairy for many years.
Mr. Kinzer was a corporal with the United States Marine Corps and served on the USS Essex during the Vietnam War.
He coached the Central Falls Little League and later served as the President of the league. He enjoyed sports, camping, fishing and taking long walks with his wife and their dogs.
He is also survived by his daughter Robin Krajanowski; son David Kinzer Jr. and his wife Sonja; brother Dennis Kinzer and his wife Linda; sister Diane Fantozzi and her husband Tony; sister-in-law Pat Kinzer; and grandchildren Adam, Kaitlyn and Megan Krajanowski and Dalton, Kelsey, Darbi, Timothy, Dustin and Haley Kinzer.
He was the brother of the late Ronald Kinzer and the grandfather of the late Amanda Krajanowski.
His funeral will be held on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. from the Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Church Street, North Attleboro, MA. Burial with military honors will be in RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter.
Calling hours are Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd. Ste. 304, Warwick, RI 02886-2233 would be appreciated.
Michael Taylor, 59
REHOBOTH - Michael Taylor, 59, of Wilmarth Bridge Road, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Susan M.(Corey) Taylor.
He was born in Yellow Springs, Ohio, a son of George E. and Jean E. (Miller) Taylor of Florida.
Michael was the former co-owner of Francis Farm in Rehoboth.
He was a member of the Rehoboth Youth Baseball Softball Association, where he was a coach, umpire and member of the board of directors.
He was an avid Yankees fan.
Mike's whole life was his three children: Michael Taylor Jr. and his wife Amy of Medway, Ma., Meghan K. Taylor of Providence and Shannon M. Taylor of Rehoboth.
He also leaves one brother, David Taylor of Rehoboth; two sisters, Cassie Krasnianski of Rehoboth and Stacie Norris of Swansea; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Ave., East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be in Rehoboth Village Cemetery.
Calling hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Rehoboth Youth B.S.A., P.O. Box 586, Rehoboth, MA 02769 would be deeply appreciated.