Obituaries

Linda A. Turcotte – Cumberland

Linda A. (Chisholm) Turcotte, 80, passed away on Thursday in Cumberland. She was the loving wife of the late Robert A. Turcotte. Born in Woonsocket and raised in the Mohegan Village of Burrillville,... more

Jo-Anne Partington – Florida

Jo-Anne Partington, of Nokomis, Fla., passed into eternal life on February 22, 2019. Jo-Anne was born in Providence, the daughter of John Rourke and Elizabeth (Kingsbury) DeCosta. She was the first... more

Joseph Silva – North Smithfield

Joseph Silva, 82, peacefully passed away on March 11, 2019, at his home in North Smithfield, R.I., surrounded by his loving family. Born in South Attleboro, Mass., he was the son of the late Joseph... more

John 'Jack' Bain – Cumberland

John J. “Jack” Bain, Jr. of Newell Drive, Cumberland. Hopefully on March 11, 2019, God welcomed Jack into his Heaven! Born in Worcester, Mass. to Isabelle and John Bain on April 4, 1931, Jack... more

Louis A. Cardone – Smithfield

Louis A. Cardone, 96, of Pleasant View Ave., Smithfield, died Sunday, March 10, 2019, at his home. He was the husband of the late Josephine (Venditto) Cardone. They had been married for 63 years at... more

Erik Marzocchi – Lincoln

Erik Marzocchi, 49, of Dexter Rock Road, passed naturally and unexpectedly from a brain hemorrhage on March 7, 2019, at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved... more

Dorothy Elaine McGarry – Lincoln

Dorothy Elaine (Smith) McGarry, 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence, R.I. She was the beloved wife of Francis Patrick McGarry who... more

Sandra M. Brunell – Cumberland

Sandra M. (Harris) Brunell, 72, formerly of Cumberland, passed away March 8, 2019, at the Grandview Center, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Paul Brunell. Born in Central Falls, she resided... more

Marion Gilbert – Lincoln

Marion Gilbert, 89, formerly of Lincoln, passed away peacefully on February 11 at the home of her daughter in Narragansett. She was the adored mother of Alicia Gilbert of Lincoln and Narragansett,... more

Arthur R. Gauthier – Wakefield

Arthur R. Gauthier, 82, died peacefully at Elmhurst Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, Providence, on March 7, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Diane L. Gauthier. He was also the husband of the... more

Frank T. “Sonny” Lepore – Cumberland

Frank T. “Sonny” Lepore, 79, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Beatrice M. (Dubreuil) Lepore and they had been... more

Tedio Ciavarnini – Woonsocket

“The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence”- Vince Lombardi Tedio Ciavarnini, age 88, passed away peacefully at his home on March 4, 2019. He was a... more

Estelle C. Wall – Cumberland

Estelle C. Wall, 91, passed March 6 in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late John F. Wall Jr. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Euclid and Annette (... more

Clare P. (Ivers) Sandberg – Lincoln

Clare P. (Ivers) Sandberg, 93, passed away peacefully at The Village at Waterman Lake on March 5, 2019. Her family will remember her tenacity, wit, charm, grace, and how much she cared for them.... more

Ines L. Sarmento – Cumberland

Ines L. Sarmento, 83, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Fernando J. Sarmento. Born in Lamegal, Portugal, she was the... more

Phyllis (Judge) DiTommaso – North Providence

Phyllis (Judge) DiTommaso, 81, passed away peacefully on March 6. She was the loving wife of the late Henry J. DiTommaso Sr. They had been married almost 60 years prior to his passing in 2016. Born... more

John Manuel Ferreira – Cumberland

John Manuel Ferreira, 73, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on March 7, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of... more

Richard B. ‘Dick’ Lynch – Wakefield

Richard B. “Dick” Lynch, 82, of Wakefield, formerly of Cumberland, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. He was the beloved husband of 55 years of the late Mary E. (Hanewich) Lynch. Born in... more

Horace O. Desrosiers – Cumberland

Horace O. Desrosiers, 90, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at the Chapel Hill Nursing Home, Cumberland. He was the husband of the Clementina Raposa Lopes Desrosiers. Born in... more

Margaret E. “Peggy” Frechette – Texas

Margaret E. “Peggy” (Harrison) Frechette, 80, of San Angelo, Texas, passed away March 3, 2019, at San Angelo Community Hospital. She was the former wife of Raymond A. Frechette, of North Providence,... more

Maria (Marylou) Ficocelli – Scituate

Maria (Marylou) Ficocelli, 83, of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Scituate, R.I., passed peacefully February 15, 2019, at Lane Purcell Hospice House in Sumterville, Florida, after a short illness.... more

Vasilichia (Vasila) Lavigne

Vasilichia (Vasila) Lavigne, age 89, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2019, in Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket, after a valiant struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was born... more

Jeanne I. Guilbeault – Woonsocket

Jeanne I. Guilbeault, 78, of 300 Privilege St, Woonsocket, died Sunday, March 3, in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Leo E. Guilbeault. Jeanne was born in Woonsocket, a daughter... more

Gerald M. Aubin – Blackstone

Gerald M. Aubin, 66, of Blackstone died Friday, March 1, 2019, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of the late Donna (Cabbage) Aubin. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late... more

Irene Pickles – Smithfield

Irene Pickles, 95, of Pine Drive, Smithfield, died Friday, March 1, 2019, in the Hebert Nursing Home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Donald E. Pickles. Born in Pawtucket, a... more

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