Obituaries

Jean (Rossi) LeBlanc – Blackstone

Jean LeBlanc passed away peacefully at her home Monday, December 11, 2018, at the age of 79, with her loving husband, Bob, and daughter, Deena, by her side as well as longtime family friend, Cheryl... more

Laura L. Malboeuf – North Smithfield

Laura L. (Bourque) Malboeuf, 83, of School St., Forestdale, died Friday, December 28, 2018, in the Friendly Nursing Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of Normand A. Malboeuf Sr. Born... more

Gabriel J. Contillo – Smithfield

Gabriel J. Contillo, 88, of Whipple Road, Smithfield, died Friday, Dec. 21, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Elgar) Contillo. They had been married for 63 years. Born in... more

Denis M. Crepeau – Burrillville

Denis M. Crepeau, 70, of Harrisville, died peacefully in his home on Monday, December 24, 2018. He was the husband of Jeanne C. (Deguire) Crepeau. Denis was born on June 1, 1948, in Woonsocket, the... more

Laura I. Lemek-Strojny – Glocester

Laura I. (Woodman) Lemek-Strojny, 91, of Chepachet, died Saturday, December 22, 2018, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Matthew F. Lemek. Born in... more

Edward R. Wright – North Smithfield

Edward R. Wright, 78, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully at his beloved home on Woonsocket Hill Road Friday, December 21, 2018. Born in Fall River, Mass., a son of the late Ernest and... more

Robert D. Hebert – Woonsocket

Robert D. Hebert, 82, of Woonsocket, died Saturday, December 22, 2018, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Vivian (Cabana) Hebert. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the... more

Josephine T. Paquette – Woonsocket

Josephine T. Paquette, known to all as “Babcie,” 94, of Woonsocket, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Landmark Medical Center. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph O. Paquette. She... more

Albert J. Storti – Cumberland

Albert J. Storti, 79, passed away on Saturday surrounded by his loving family in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the loving husband of Nancy R. (Hyland) Storti, they have been... more

Frances A. Cardin

Frances A. Cardin, 80, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on December 20, 2018. Born in East Providence, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Antonetta (Piaciteli)... more

Dorothy Elizabeth Davis – Scituate

Dorothy Elizabeth Davis, 95, of Scituate, passed away on Dec. 19, at home after a brief hospital stay as was her final wish. She was the widow of Earl Wheaton Davis. She was born in Providence on... more

Raymond C. Malouin – Cumberland

Raymond C. Malouin, 59, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Christine (... more

Susan H. Nigohosian – Cranston

Susan H. Nigohosian, 65, of Cranston, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 10, 2018, at the Cedar Crest Nursing Home in Cranston, R.I. She was born in Providence, R.I., and the daughter of... more

Muriel Lindley – Lincoln

Muriel Lindley, 87, passed away on December 18, at the Holiday Retirement Home in Lincoln. She was born in England, daughter of Celestine and Fannie (Arundel) Neveu. She was the wife of the late... more

Jennifer A. Mineau – Lincoln

Jennifer A. Mineau, 44, formerly of Manville died Saturday, December 1, 2018, in New Jersey. She was the wife of the late Kevin Mineau. Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of Robert J. and Ruth R... more

Robert D. Brelsford – North Providence

Robert D. Brelsford, 60, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 22, 2018, at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. He was the companion of Rebecca Pouliot. Born in Pawtucket, a son of... more

Stephanie (Hull) Podgurski – Cumberland

Stephanie (Hull) Podgurski, of Cumberland, died Thursday, December 13, 2018 at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Podgurski.She recently celebrated... more

Natalie C. Lawton – Pawtucket

Natalie C. (Seaver) Lawton, 92, passed away on December 5, 2018, after a brief stay at Hallworth House Rehab and Nursing Center. She was predeceased by her husband, George C. Lawton Jr., to whom she... more

Robert Williams – Cumberland

Robert Williams, 87, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018, at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband Ann M. (Lothgren) Williams and they had been married... more

Grace C. (Readett) Wright – Lincoln

Grace C. (Readett) Wright, 91, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 13, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Warren E. Wright. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Percy... more

Gertrude Leduc Nardolillo – Burrillville

Gertrude (Phaneuf) Leduc Nardolillo, 90, of Harrisville, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side, December 15, 2018. She was the wife of the late Frederick Leduc and the late... more

Lucille J. Aubin – Woonsocket

Lucille J. (Lepine) Aubin, 83, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward A. Aubin. Born... more

Barbara Kortschinsky – Blackstone

Barbara (Lechman) Kortschinsky, 86, went home to be with the Lord on December 11, 2018, and is now reunited with her beloved late husband, Fred Kortschinsky. She was a resident of Blackstone for... more

Wolfgang Herb – North Smithfield

Wolfgang Herb, age 81, passed way unexpectedly on Dec. 6. Wolfgang was born in Pforzheim, Germany, son of the late Wilhelm and Anna (Holzapfel) Herb. He came to America in 1959. He served in the... more

The Rev. Deacon Richard G. Lemay – North Attleboro, Mass.

The Rev. Deacon Richard G. Lemay, 71, of North Attleboro, Mass., died Thursday, November 29, 2018, at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, R.I. Born January 16, 1947, in Woonsocket, R.I., he... more

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