Obituaries

Peter Zadorozny – Green Valley, Ariz.

Peter Zadorozny was born in Cumberland, R.I., on September 1, 1925, and passed away in Green Valley, Ariz., on June 4, 2018. Peter lived most of his life in Lincoln and Cumberland, R.I., and moved... more

Richard A. Whitehouse – Uxbridge, Mass.

Richard A. Whitehouse, 85, of Uxbridge, Mass., formerly of Cumberland, R.I., passed away peacefully, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Richard was born February 27, 1933, in Woonsocket, R.I., to George and... more

Donald A. Mercier – Smithfield

Donald A. Mercier, 89, of Greenville, died June 5, 2018, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center surrounded by loved ones. He was the husband of Claire E. (Lowell) Mercier. Born in Smithfield, he was a... more

Frank A. DePalma – Smithfield

Frank A. DePalma, 86, of Circle Road, Smithfield, died Friday, June 1, 2018, at Cortland Place in Greenville. He was the husband of the late Eleanor (Charbonneau) DePalma. Born in Walpole, Mass., a... more

Norman E. Hebert – Cumberland

Norman E. Hebert, 86, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Carol (Remington) Hebert. They were happily married for 62 years... more

Florence C. Lalancette – Woonsocket

Florence C. Lalancette, 96, of Woonsocket died Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Holiday in Manville. She was the loving wife of the late Gerard M. Lalancette. They were married on May 23, 1953, and... more

George Goudreau – Woonsocket

George Goudreau, 91, of Woonsocket, died Thursday, May 31, 2018, surrounded by his family at the Holiday in Manville. He was the loving husband of Simone G. (Mandeville) Goudreau. They were married... more

Edna H. Swift – Smithfield

Edna H. Swift, 95, a resident of Smithfield for the last 74 years, passed away at home on May 30, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Elmer V. Swift. Born in Providence on February 6, 1923,... more

Ruth M. Plant – Cumberland

Ruth M. (Wade) Plant, 93, of Leonard St., died Friday, June 1, 2018, at the Woonoscket Health Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of the late Sidney Plant. Born in Attleboro, Mass., a... more

Rita Mary Verrier – Cumberland

Rita Mary (Richardson) Verrier, age 94, passed away in Cumberland, R.I., at home on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Born in North Smithfield, R.I., on May 21, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Edward... more

Roland P. Vincent – Pawtucket

Roland P. Vincent, 93, of Pawtucket, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, Saturday, June 2, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Theresa (Salois) Vincent for 70 years. Born in Central... more

John Swiech – Woonsocket

John Swiech, 83, of Woonsocket and North Smithfield, a devout Catholic, departed this world for heaven on May 29, 2018 with his family surrounding him. "What really matters in life is that we are... more

Donald E. Nichols – Ashford, Conn.

Donald E. Nichols, 68, of Ashford, Conn., formerly of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 25, 2018, at Trinity Health Center, Woonsocket. He is the husband for 47 years of Rita C. (... more

Norman B. Izzard – Smithfield

Norman B. Izzard, 78, of Mowry Road in Greenville, died Friday, June 1, 2018. He was the devoted husband of Carol Ann (Pogonowski) Izzard. They had been married for 24 years. Born in Providence, he... more

Aurora B. (O’Neil) Ryan – Smithfield

Aurora B. (O’Neil) Ryan, 89, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018. She was the wife of the late Walter J. Ryan. She was born in Medford, New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter of the late Joseph H. and... more

Edward “Eddie” Heath – Cumberland

Edward “Eddie” Heath, age 78, passed away peacefully May 28, 2018, at home surrounded by his family in Cumberland, R.I., where he lived for 29 years.   Eddie was born in Woonsocket, R.I., to the late... more

Geralyn M. Brais – North Port, Fla.

Geralyn M. Brais, age 63, died unexpectedly on May 18, 2018, in North Port, Florida. Geralyn is survived by her husband, Paul of Chepachet, her daughter, Shaina, and grandson, Jackson, of Chepachet... more

Edward F. Quinlan – Pawtucket

Edward F. Quinlan, 71, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 25, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Susan J. (Hebert) Quinlan. Together, Mr. & Mrs.... more

John J. “Tomo” Tomassini – Warwick

John J. “Tomo” Tomassini, 69, died Saturday, May 26, 2018, at the Hebert Nursing Home. He was the loving husband of Cheryl Ann (Menard) Tomassini for 40 years. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the... more

Joanne L. Waskiel – Cumberland

Joanne L. Waskiel, 69, passed away on Sunday, May 27, in the Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Center, Providence. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Mance (Moreau)... more

Anne A. (Morin) Leclaire – Millville, Mass.

Anne A. (Morin) Leclaire, 74, of Thayer St., died May 24, 2018, in Lydia Taft House in Uxbridge, Mass. She was the wife of William W. Leclaire of Millville. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter... more

Neil Benjamin “Bud, Tubby” Tubman – Smithfield

Neil Benjamin “Bud, Tubby” Tubman, Retired Sergeant, Smithfield Police Department, 87, of Continental Road, Greenville, passed away of natural causes Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Neil was being visited... more

Evelyn M. “Nennie” Heroux – North Smithfield

Evelyn M. “Nennie” Heroux. 83, of Hanton Road, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at The Holiday. She was the loving wife of Rene R. Heroux. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Charles and... more

Jeannette C. (Poulin) Forcier – Bellingham, Mass.

Jeannette C. (Poulin) Forcier, 86, of Bellingham, Mass., passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at Medway Country Manor. She is the beloved wife for 44 years of Paul E. Forcier. She was born in... more

Jean R. Dutremble Sr. – Woonsocket

Jean R. Dutremble Sr., 96, of Woonsocket, passed away May 22, 2018, at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Madeleine (Robidoux) Dutremble, whom he married May 2, 1942... more

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