Louise Z. Talabac - Woonsocket

Louise Z. Talabac - Woonsocket

Louise Z. (Bici) Talabac, 99, of Poplar Street, formerly of Prospect Street, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center with her family by her side.

She was the wife of the late Vanghel Talabac. Born in Korce, Albania, she was a daughter of the late Ilia and Hrisula (Rigea) Bici.

Mrs. Talabac worked as a wool sorter for the former Machtaz Mills in Millville, Mass., for several years. She was a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of St. John’s Romanian Orthodox Church.

She is survived by one son, Christy and his wife Betty Talabac of Woonsocket; one daughter, Catherine and her husband James Jiambazi of Bridgeport Conn.; one brother, George Bici of New York; five grandchildren, Nicholas, Ted, Christopher, Kevin and Melissa; and six great-grandchildren, Matthew, Jaden, Sydney, Matthew, Kyle and Tyler. She was also the mother of the late Jennie Gray and the sister of the late Modi and Katherine Bici.

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at 10 A.M. in the S.DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, with a Service at 11 A.M. in St. John Romanian Orthodox Church, Elbow Street, Woonsocket, R.I. Burial will be in St. John Romanian Orthodox Cemetery, Mendon Road, Woonsocket, R.I. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are Tuesday from 5-8 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John Romanian Orthodox Church, 501 East School St., Woonsocket, RI 02895 and to Woonsocket Health Center Activity Fund, 262 Popular St. Woonsocket, RI 02895.