Obituaries

Charles E. Poxon, Sr. – North Smithfield

Charles E. Poxon, Sr., 79, of Slatersville died March 27, 2017, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the son of the late Ernest and Rose (Reynolds) Poxon. He was the husband of Beverly (Quinley) Poxon... more

Louis Albert Auclair – Randolph, N.H.

Louis Albert Auclair, 88, died March 18, 2017, in Harrisburg, N.C., surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Woonsocket, R.I., the son of Lionel and Henrietta (Charpentier), Auclair, he... more

Patricia Doherty – Cumberland

Patricia (Heaney) Doherty, age 81, a resident of Avita in Needham, Mass., died on March 27, 2017, following a period of declining health. She was born February 27, 1936, in Pawtucket, R.I., and... more

Robert R. Lange – Cumberland

Robert R. Lange, 92, died suddenly on March 12, 2017, in the country of Dominica while on a cruise of the Caribbean. Originally from North Providence, R.I., Bob lived since 1977 in Atlanta, Ga. He... more

Raymond J. Deschenes – Cumberland

Raymond J. Deschenes, 83, passed away peacefully on March 24, 2017. He was the former husband of Ruth (Dube) Deschenes. Born in Central Falls, R.I., and raised in South Attleboro, Mass., a son of the... more

Claire M. Laprade – Lincoln

Claire M. (Laferriere) Laprade, 87, of Old River Road, died Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Oakland Grove Health Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of the late Constant “Cy” Laprade. Born in... more

Marguerite M. Alix – Lincoln

Marguerite M. (Brunelle) Alix, 77, of Lincoln, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 26, 2017, at home. She was the wife of the late Rene J. Alix. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the... more

Mary G. Plante – Woonsocket

Mary G. Plante, 90, a lifelong Woonsocket resident, died peacefully at home with her family in Westerly, R.I. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, where she resided for the past 7 years. Born in Woonsocket... more

Robert L. Blanchette – Cumberland

Robert L. Blanchette, 83, of Woonsocket, formerly of Cumberland, went to his eternal rest surrounded by his loving family on March 23, 2017. He was the husband of the late Marjorie (Almeida)... more

Donald "Skip" W. Emerson – Cumberland

Donald "Skip" W. Emerson, 82, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at the Mt. St. Rita Health Centre, Cumberland. He was the beloved husband of Claire (Boutiette) Emerson and they had... more

Iris Landfield – Cumberland

Iris (Brancolini) Landfield, 91, formerly of Narragansett, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, March 23, at Grandview Center in Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Harold Landfield. Born... more

Marlene L. Gould – Woonsocket

Marlene L. (Ventre) Gould, 78, of Woonsocket, passed peacefully on March 21, 2017, in the Hope Hospice-Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late George W. Gould... more

Mark A. Perry – Cumberland

Mark A. Perry, 58, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Memorial Hospital of R.I., Pawtucket. He was the husband of Mary (McVey) Perry. Born in Providence, he was the son of... more

Gloria A. Drew – Lincoln

Gloria A. Drew, 81, of Lincoln, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Hebert Health Care Center, Smithfield. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Rose (Ostiguy)... more

Antonia “Anne” Taber – North Smithfield

Antonia (DiCristoforo) “Anne” Taber, 96, formerly of The Villa at St. Antoine, Mendon Road, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in St. Antoine Residence with her family by her side. She was the wife of... more

Theresa "Pat" E. Monse – Cumberland

Theresa "Pat" E. (Elliott) Monse, 88, formerly of Bryant Street, Cumberland, passed away on Sunday, March 19, with her family by her side in Linn Health Care Center, East Providence. She was the... more

Mary G. Forge – Cumberland

Mary G. Forge, 90, of Cumberland, entered eternal rest on Monday, March 20. She was the beloved wife of the late Leo W. Forge. Born in Providence, the daughter of the late Michael and Frances (... more

Joseph A. Castaldi – Lincoln

Joseph A. Castaldi, 51, of Manville, R.I., passed away on February 14, 2017, at the Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Woonsocket, son of the late Anthony W. & Judith (... more

Inez L. Klockars – Woonsocket

Inez L. (Newsome) Klockars, 91, of Woonsocket, and formerly of North Smithfield died December 15, 2016. She was the wife of the late Frederick O. Klockars. She is survived by a daughter, Carolyn... more

Alva L. Bourré Jr. – Bellingham, Mass.

Alva L. Bourré Jr., 78, of Bellingham, Mass., passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, March 16, 2017, with his loving family by his side. Alva was the beloved husband of Jeanne L. (Riendeau)... more

Jacqueline M. Fontaine – North Smithfield

Jacqueline M. (Desrosiers) Fontaine, 88, of North Smithfield, peacefully entered into eternal life on March 15, 2017, at St. Antoine Residence. She was known to family and friends lovingly as “Jackie... more

Michael J. Harty – Bellingham, Mass.

Mr. Michael J. Harty, 46, of Bellingham, Mass., died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, R.I., after being stricken at his residence. Mr. Harty was born in... more

Robert H. White – North Providence

Robert H. White, 60, passed away suddenly March 11, 2017, from heart complications. He was the husband of Linda A. (Finch) White; son of the late William and Claire (Charello) White; father of Robert... more

Murielle S. Gauthier – Woonsocket

Murielle S. Gauthier, 91, died March 9, 2017, at Oakland Grove Nursing Home. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Moise and Corana (Tetreault) Gauthier. Murielle was a long time... more

Dorothy Poisson – Lincoln

Dorothy Poisson, 90, of Franklin Street, formerly of Sayles Hill Road, Manville, died Friday, March 10, 2017, at Oakland Grove Health Center, Woonsocket. Born in Manville, a daughter of the late... more

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