Obituaries

Janet T. Sweck – North Smithfield

Janet T. (Langelier) Sweck, 88, of North Smithfield, R.I., passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family just three days shy of her 89th birthday. She was the wife of the late Eugene R. “... more

Robert (Bob) D. Van Winter Jr. – Cumberland

Robert (Bob) D. Van Winter Jr., 62, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Bob was the beloved husband of 35 years to Marybeth (Reilly) Van Winter. He was born... more

Stephen J. Iwuc – Cumberland

Stephen J. Iwuc, 89, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Florence (Surowiec) Iwuc and the late Jean M. “Jane” (Meczywor) Iwuc. He lived in Cumberland, R.I., for... more

Edward Carpentier – Woonsocket

Edward Carpentier, 81, died Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family. He leaves his beloved wife and soulmate of 62 years, Barbara (Handy) Carpentier; his son, Marc... more

Stella Carol Pingitore – Florida

Stella Carol Pingitore (Cunha), 73, of Eustis, Fla., passed away October 27, 2019, at Cornerstone Hospice House in Tavares, Fla. She was born November 21, 1945, in Providence, R.I., and lived most of... more

Maureen F. Yazbak – West Falmouth, Mass.

Maureen F. Yazbak, 82, of West Falmouth, Mass., passed away peacefully Sunday, November 10, 2019. She was the beloved wife of F. Edward Yazbak, M.D. Born in Springfield, Mass., she was the daughter... more

Carolyn M. Carlton – Smithfield

Carolyn M. (Campbell) Carlton, 81, died peacefully on November 10, 2019, at Saint Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich surrounded by her loving family. Born in Providence, she was the devoted daughter of... more

Donald R. “Mickey” Carlton – Smithfield

Donald R. “Mickey” Carlton, 84, died peacefully on June 27, 2019, at Heritage Hills Nursing Home. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Luther and Helen Carlton (Andrews) and resided in... more

Ernest J. Therien – Cumberland

Ernest J. Therien, 60, of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of Doris (Gendreau) Therien and the late Albert Therien. He was the... more

Louis Abraham Elias – Lexington, Mass.

Louis Abraham Elias, 95, a longtime resident of Lexington, Mass., died Thursday, October 31, in his residence at Brooksby Village in Peabody following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of... more

Frederick W. Chalon – Pawtucket

Frederick W. Chalon, 83, of Edgemere Road, died November 6, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Jacqueline (Lariviere) Chalon. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of... more

Barbara A. Brush – Smithfield

Barbara A. Brush, 83, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019. She was born in Providence, a daughter of the late George D., Sr. and Elsie L. (Bailey) Brush. Barbara was a lifelong Greenville... more

David W. Balfour – Cumberland

CUMBERLAND — David W. Balfour, Sr., 84, a resident of Cumberland, R.I. since 1968, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019, in the Providence VA Hospital. He was the husband of the late Dorothy L. (... more

Peter J. Kanelakos – Seekonk, Mass.

Peter J. Kanelakos, 85, formerly of Pawtucket, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Donna (Braden) Kanelakos for 60 years. Born in... more

Roland G. Gamache – Woonsocket

Roland G. Gamache, 86, passed away on November 7, 2019. He was the son of the late Anna (Cayer) and Harry Gamache. Roland was born in Woonsocket and was a lifelong resident. He attended Catholic... more

Diane D. Drew – Glocester

Diane D. (Dickerson) Drew, 82, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Glen W. Drew. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Arthur W. and Deborah L. (Wilkinson... more

Louise and Vito Molis – North Providence

Louise Evelyn Molis, 93, formerly of Adams Lane, North Providence, died Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at Cortland Place in Greenville. She was the wife of Vito J. Molis, who died on November 10, 2019,... more

Glenn R. George – Cumberland

Glenn R. George, 57, passed away on Monday, November 4 at home. He was the husband of the late Elaine (Schofield) George. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late Louis Sr. and Nancy (... more

Jeannine G. Malouin – Cumberland

Jeannine G. Malouin, 89, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Henri Malouin. Born in Granby P.Q., Canada, she was the daughter... more

Raymond A. Fuller

Raymond A. Fuller, 95, of Lincoln passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the husband of the late Helen (Skorohod) Fuller. Born in... more

Joseph N. Belleville – Woonsocket

Joseph N. Belleville, 83, of Diamond Hill Road, passed away, Sunday, November 3, 2019, in Hope Hospice and Palliative Care. He was the beloved husband of Erna (Schwenk) Belleville for 62 years. Born... more

Darren Robinson – Woonsocket

Darren Robinson, 48, of Privilege St., Woonsocket, died unexpectedly on Oct. 29 at home. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Willie and Sarah Helen (Shelton) Robinson. Darren was the... more

Richard W. Emery – Cumberland

Richard W. Emery, 81, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 1, 2019, surrounded by his wife and children. He was the beloved husband of Florence (Roy) Emery and they were happily... more

Gerald O’Neill – Cumberland

Gerald O’Neill, 85, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (Joyce) O’Neill. They were happily married for 25 years. Born in Pawtucket, he was... more

Harold A. Hanson Sr. – Pawtucket

Harold A. Hanson Sr. passed away peacefully after a long illness on Monday, October 28, 2019, at the age of 87. He was the youngest of seven children, born to Willie Wild Hanson and Elmira Lecuyer... more

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