|1||Armand and his Three Sons|
Armand Charest and his three sons at Christmas. Taken at the home of Howard and Pam Charest at Christmas, December 25, 2002.
His last studio portrait, taken in the Spring of 2000 in Costa Mesa, California, where he was living in a senior citizen's center.
|3||Armand Charest and Emilie (Frechette) Charest|
A photo of Armand Charest and his mother Emilie (Frechette) Charest. This photo appears to have been taken prior to Armand being drafted into the US Army, which makes the date sometime sometime between late 1942 to early 1943.
|4||Armand Charest and Martha (Charest) Wilkens Wedding|
Wedding Photo of Armand Charest and Martha Wilkens as they walked down the isle of the chapel
|5||Armand Charest and Noella (Charest) Papangoes|
Armand Charest and his sister Noella. Noella was a hair dresser who was able to earn her license in the early 1940s because of Armand. While Armand was in the Army he was sending his pay home into a saving account. Noella mentioned to Armand she wanted to become a hairdresser but didn't have the money to attend the school. Armand told her to use his Army money for her school and license. Noella never forgot his kindness and spoke of it often to Armand's children. This photo would have been taken sometime around the later half of the 1990s.
|6||Armand Charest in Uniform. |
Armand Charest in uniform. Taken at the end of his basic training in Texas, about December 1943.
Believed to be a photo of Athanase Charest in 1910-1911, somewhere in Winnipeg Canada.
|8||Believed to be the family of Martha Alwine Reichelt, About 1955|
Believed to be the family of Martha Alwine (Wilkens) Reichelt. About 1955, Martha traveled back to Germany in 1955 for the first time since she left in 1923
|9||Clair and Leo Forand|
Portrait of Clair and Leo Forand, married for 62 years on the month Leo passed away
|10||Denis Hurteau, High School Graduation |
This is Denis Hurteau's graduation photo from Serra High school, Rhode Island.
|11||Denise and Jeanne Forand|
Denise and Jeanne Forand, "The Twins." Photo taken in 1977
|12||Denise Forand, Jeanne Forand, Clair Forand|
The twin sisters Denise and Jeanne Forand, with their Mother Clair. Photo taken April 4, 2015. At the time Clair was living in a Senior Citizens center.
|13||Eloria (Charest) Lussier 1945|
Photo of Eloria Lussier, wife of Louis George Charest. Date on back of photo enscribed 1945. Shown in her Red Cross uniform.
Emilie Frechette as a young woman. Photo possibly taken around the time of her marriage to Ildephonse Charest
|15||Erich Wilkens, 1976|
This picture was taken of Erich about 1976, at his home in Burlingham, New York. At the time he was retired and kept busy running a "hobby farm," caring for a milk cow, several sheep and a ram, eighty chickens, and a small flock of ducks, along with two vegetable gardens.
|16||Family Photo of Martha (Charest) WIlkens, Her Father and four children|
Family Photo of Martha (Charest) Wilkens, Her Father and four children. The family was wishing farewell to Erich Wilkens (Mom's father), who was leaving for a visit to Germany within a few days. Location was Queens, New York, in front of the house Erich was living in at the time.
Names from top left to right;
Martha (Charest) Wilkens, Ronald Charest, Erich Wilkens, Melinda Charest,
Second row, left to right:
Jeffery Charest, Howard Charest
Photo taken Spring 1972
|17||Family Reunion of Martha (Charest) Wilkens Family |
Family Reunion of Martha (Charest) Wilkens Family. Top Row:
- Howard Charest
- Ronald Charest
- Jeffery Charest
- Martha (Charest) Wilkens
- Melinda (Fodor) Charest
|18||Farrell Lines Ship Postcard, Louis George Charest|
One of the ships Louis George Charest served on as a Merchant Marine Sailor. Farrell Lines Incorporated was named in 1948 after James A. Farrell, Jr., and John J. Farrell, sons of James Augustine Farrell, president of US Steel. The company was previously known as American South African Lines (ASAL). It was a passenger line and cargo line in regular service from New York City to South Africa stopping at Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban and Lourenço Marques (Maputo) in Mozambique. The ships were well-appointed and carried about 180 passengers.
|19||George and Noella Papagno|
During their retirement years in Hollywood, Florida
|20||George Papagngo in Florida Retirement|
George Papagngo in Florida retirement.
George Papagno, possibly in the 1950s ?
|22||George Papagno As A Mailman|
George Papagno as a mailman, near his retirement. This would have been taken in Florida.
|23||George Papagno As Mailman|
George Papagno as a mailman in Rhode Island, 1963
|24||George Papagno, One Brother, and Mother |
George Papagno, Brother Dominic, and Mother. 2 February 1944, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
George Papagno, while living in a nursing home, shortly before he died.
This photo was taken sometime in the early 1970s. From left to Right:
Paul, Richard, (Back Row) Denis, Ronnie, Roland
(Front Row) Pauline, Theresa, Jeanne
The Hurteau Family, about late 1950s. Left to Right, from back row:
Pauline, Roland, Richard, Jeanne
Theresa holding Ronnie, Denis, Lionel holding Paul
|28||Hurteau Family, Around 1945|
Hurteau Family: Therese (Hurteau) Charest, Lionel Hurteau, Pauline, Roland, Jeannine
|29||Iidephonse & Emilie (Frechette) Charest|
Iidephonse & Emilie (Frechette) Charest. This is believed to have been taken while they were living in Rhode Island
|30||Ildephonse Charest |
Ildephonse Charest as a young man. Possibly taken about the time of his marriage to Emilie Frechette
|31||Ildephonse Charest and Emilie Frechette|
Ildephonse Charest and Emilie Frechette, unknown year taken. Possibly another photo taken on their wedding day.
|32||J. B. Danese, 1964|
JB Danese loved to go fishing, and owned a small fishing boat that he kept at a marina near his home with Rita (Charest) in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
|33||Jeannine M. (Castro-Biller) Hurteau |
Jeannine M. (Castro-Biller) Hurteau, of Santa Rosa, California, an agent for 19 years at Dill Noonan Insurance Agency in Santa Rosa and before that, a secretary for 10 years at Rancho Grande Travel Club of Rohnert Park, California.
|34||Joe Floro in Hawaii November 17th,1941|
Joe Floro was in the US Navy, stationed onboard the USS Honolulu. He was to be discharged on his birthday, December 8th, 1941, Needless to say, He stayed for the duration of WW II. This photo taken November 17th, 1941. The woman in the photo is unknown, believed to be a girlfriend of Joe's at the time.
|35||John B. Danese December 1964|
John B. Danese summer of 1964. Believe to have been taken at the yacht club near Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where John kept his boat. He had a small boat he used for fishing every opportunity.
|36||Joseph Rosaire Charest in Vietnam|
Taken on one of his tours in Vietnam with the US Air Force, probably mid 1960s
|37||Julius (Joe) Floro's Navy Rating Patch and Awards|
Joe Floro served between 12 - 15 years active duty in the US Navy before and during WWII. He left service as E-6, First Class Electrician's Mate. His Navy insignia and awards maintained by Paul Hurteau.
|38||Leo Forand and Clair (Forand) Charest|
Photo of Leo and Claire Forand. They were married for over 50 years at the time of Leo's passing.
|39||Louis George Charest 1943|
Scan from an original photo of Louis George Charest, back of photo has the date 1943 inscribed in pencil.
|40||Louis George Charest 2015|
Photo of Louis George Charest, taken in his nursing home in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, April 2015.
|41||Lucille and Noella |
Lucille and Noella, photograph taken in the late 1970s, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
|42||Marguerite (Paquin) Charest, Husband Adrian Paquin, son Gerard|
Marguerite (Paquin) Charest, Husband Adrian Paquin, son Gerard. Photo taken early 1960s.
|43||Martha (Charest) Wilkens|
Martha Charest photo taken about 2006
|44||Martha (Wilkens) Reichelt, Howard Charest, Melinda Charest, Rita (Danese) Charest|
Martha (Wilkens) Reichelt, Howard Charest, Melinda Charest, Rita (Danese) Charest, photo taken about 1964, most likely in a park on Long Island. Rita would visit Armand Charest and his family often while Armand's family lived in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. Martha (Wilkens) Reichelt lived in South Ozone Park, Queens and also visited with the family often. Although Martha (Wilkens) Reichelt never learned to drive, her daughter Martha would come over from Farmingdale to pick her up for a day's outing.
|45||Martha Alwine (Reichelt) Wilkens and Martha Hertha Wilkens 1928|
Alwine Martha (Reichelt) Wilkens and her daughter Martha Hertha Wilkens, 1928, taken in Central park, New York
|46||Martha and Erich Wilkens, and their daughter Martha. Taken about 1950|
Martha and Eric Wilkens and their daughter Martha. Family photograph taken about 1950.
|47||Martha Wilkens at 21, |
Studio portrait of Martha Wilkens taken in 1948
|48||Mary (Williams) Charest, 1987, with her son Raymond|
Mary (Williams) Charest, 1987, with her son Raymond
Patricia Peron, early 1970s
|50||Patricia Peron and Her Mother Joanne|
Patricia Peron and Her Mother Joanne (Peron) Kulig