Obituaries

Michael Lemay – Blackstone

Michael Lemay, 55, of Blackstone, passed away suddenly, with his family by his side, March 11, 2017, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Tami (Filip) Lemay. Born in... more

Nelson W. Boucher Jr. – Cumberland

Nelson W. Boucher Jr. passed peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer on March 12. He was the husband of Carol Boucher. They enjoyed 47 years of marriage. Nelson was the father of... more

Marcel H. Cartier – Chepachet

Marcel H. Cartier, 65, of Chepachet, R.I., passed away on March 9, 2017, at the Fatima Hospital. He was the loving husband to Gertrude (Brunelle) Cartier. He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late... more

Pauline T. Cherwinski – Woonsocket

Pauline T. (Bissonnette) Cherwinski, 87, of Woonsocket, died March 4, 2017, in the Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Andrew Cherwinski. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late... more

Richard Elderkin – Lincoln

Richard Elderkin, 64, of Lincoln passed away peacefully after a 3 month battle from pancreatic cancer Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of... more

Michael H. O'Connell – Burrillville

Michael H. O’Connell entered into eternal life on March 10, 2017. He is survived by his son, Jonathan O’Connell; daughters Brittany O’Connell, Shelley O’Connell, Rebecca Meadows and Deborah Marsh.... more

Shirley M. Dexter – Scituate

Shirley M. (Arnold) Dexter, 93, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. She was the beloved wife for 70 years of H. Elton Dexter. Born in Scituate, she was a daughter of the late Howard M. and Viola M... more

Marjorie L. Baker – Cumberland

Marjorie L. Baker, 92 passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 7, in Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Ralph H. Baker Sr, they were married for 51 years. Born in... more

Frank DeHaas – Blackstone

Frank DeHaas, 96, of Blackstone, formerly of Northbridge, Mass., passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017. He was the husband of Gloria (Biron) DeHaas and the late Anna (Dufries) DeHaas who died in 1983.... more

Lillian Mary Kelly – Smithfield

Lillian Mary Kelly, 90, of Spencer Road, Greenville, died Monday, March 6, 2017, in Hebert’s Nursing Home in Smithfield. She was the widow of John Andrew Kelly, Sr. Born in Providence, she was a... more

Constance Theresa Ponanski – South Kingstown

Constance Theresa (Cinq-Mars) Ponanski, 93, of South Kingstown, formerly of Woonsocket, R.I., and Millville, Mass., died peacefully assured of her family’s everlasting love on March 5, 2017, at South... more

Elizabeth Barclay – Cumberland

Elizabeth Barclay, 78, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017. She dedicated her life to nursing and her family. She is survived by her daughters, Nicole DeVasto, Paula Young, and... more

Gerry McVeigh – Lincoln

On March 3 at 5:30 p.m., a unique individual was lost with the unexpected passing of Gerry "Rocket Man" McVeigh as the result of a stroke. He was the middle son of the late James and Gladys (Davies)... more

Marguerite Rose Robinson – North Kingstown

Marguerite Rose Robinson, 83, died unexpectedly in her home on February 10, 2017. She was born in Providence, R.I., the daughter of Thomas Francis Robinson, Sr. and Leona Malvina (DesChamps) Robinson... more

Arline J. Neri – Providence

Arline J. (Grenier) Neri, 71, of Providence, passed away March 2, 2017, in Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Neri. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Emile and... more

Elizabeth "Betty" Heroux – Woonsocket

Elizabeth "Betty" Heroux, 94 passed away on Monday, Feb. 27, in The Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. She was the wife of the late Ernest A. Heroux. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the... more

Rita I. Rousseau – Woonsocket

Rita I. Rousseau, 90, of Newland Ave., Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Gerard A. Rousseau... more

Marguerite M. Scothon – Cumberland

Marguerite M. Scothon, 91, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 1, 2017. She was the wife of the late George “Jud” Scothon. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late... more

Andrea F. Luisi – Cumberland

Andrea F. Luisi, 48, of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness, Sunday, February 26, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Nicholas Luisi. They were happily married for 24 years. Born... more

Kaitlin L. Licht – Groton, Conn.

Kaitlin L. Licht, 31, of Groton, Conn., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, in Harbor Village Rehab & Nursing Center, New London, Conn., after fighting a courageous battle with breast cancer for a year... more

Antoinette W. Almeida – Woonsocket

Antoinette W.(Wyspianski) Almeida, 94, formerly of Tache St., Woonsocket, died Friday, February 24, 2017, in the Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Almeida Sr. Born in Mendon, Mass... more

Aldora C. Harnois – Woonsocket

Woonsocket -Aldora C. (Brouillette) Harnois, 84, of Rhodes Ave., Woonsocket, died Thursday, February 16, 2017, in the Friendly Nursing Home, after a long battle with COPD, with her daughter Sandra... more

Wilfred L. Branchaud – Woonsocket

Wilfred L. Branchaud, 89, of Woonsocket and formerly of North Smithfield, died February 24, 2017, in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Jeannine L. (Lambert) Branchaud.... more

Frederick J. Page – North Smithfield

Frederick J. “Fritz” Page, 85, of North Smithfield, died Thursday, February 23, 2017, in St. Antoine Residence. He was the husband of the late Pauline (Landry) Page, whom he married September 28,... more

Charles F. Gould – Woonsocket

Charles F. Gould, 84, of Woonsocket, died on February 23, 2017, at Fatima Hospital in North Providence. He was the husband of Lucille (Rabidoux) Gould. He was the son of the late Robert D. and Dora (... more

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