Obituaries

Thelma Cote – Burrillville

Thelma Cote (Tait) of Harrisville, R.I., formerly a longtime resident of Lincoln, R.I., died peacefully surrounded by her children on April 1, 2019. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of John... more

Irene I. Hebert – Cumberland

Irene I. Hebert, 93, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the loving wife of the late Raymond O. Hebert. Born in Central Falls, she was the... more

Fernando "Freddie" Francisco – Pawtucket

Fernando "Freddie" Francisco, 83, passed away on Monday, April 15, in the Grandview Nursing Center, Cumberland. He was the loving husband of the late Kathleen (Jost) Francisco. Born in Cumberland, he... more

Rose Marie Richard – Cumberland

Rose Marie Richard, 84, of Cumberland, R.I., passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of Fernand R. Richard for 65 years. She was born in... more

Barbara Ann Adler – Smithfield

Barbara Ann (Carney) Adler, 85, passed away, Friday, April 5, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Carl R. Adler. She was born in Cumberland, R.I., on March 17... more

Albert Florentz – Smithfield

Albert Florentz, 72, of Greenville, R.I., and formerly of Woonsocket, R.I., and Stuart, Fla. passed away peacefully on April 8, 2019. He was the husband of Margaret A. Florentz, whom he was married... more

Frank Santos – Cumberland

Frank Santos, 94, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at his home. He was the husband of the late Lucille (Gonsalves) Santos. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the... more

Martha May Viherek – Scituate

Martha May (Lamb), RN, Viherek, 96, of North Scituate, R.I., entered Eternal Life on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. She was the wife of the late William J. Viherek for 59 years. She resided in North... more

Daniel R. Donahue – Cumberland

Daniel R., Donahue, 66, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019, after a long illness in the Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Providence. He was the husband of Christine S. (Lima)... more

Ernest ‘Ernie’ ‘Jeep’ Blanchard – Woonsocket

Ernest “Ernie” “Jeep” Blanchard passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, April 10th, in his Woonsocket home. He was 91. The cause of death was cancer. He is survived by... more

Janice D. Sweet – Smithfield

Janice D. Sweet, of Smithfield and Watch Hill passed away peacefully Sunday, April 7, 2019, at the Philip Hulitar Hope and Hospice in Providence. Janice was surrounded by her cherished family and... more

Jo-Ann Dupont – Florida

Jo-Ann Dupont, 60, of Mulberry, Florida, died March 31, 2019, in Moffit Cancer Center, Tampa Florida, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Hawaii, she lived in North Smithfield before moving to... more

Naeem Muhammad Siddiqi M.D. – Cumberland

Naeem Muhammad Siddiqi, M.D., a urologist, refined poet, proud Rhode Islander, and lover of all things family, died on April 6, 2019, at the age of 84, surrounded by loved ones, after a courageous... more

Alice Nault – Cumberland

Alice (Niemi) Nault, 87, passed away on Sunday in the R. I. Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Gerard J. Nault. Born in Fitchburg, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Arne Cecilia... more

Norman A. Bilodeau – Londonderry, N.H.

Norman A. Bilodeau, 80, of Londonderry, N.H., (formerly of Cumberland, R.I.) passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Born in Augusta, Maine, he was the... more

George A. Sherring – Lincoln

George A. Sherring passed away peacefully at Miriam Hospital on April 7, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. George was born on April 12,1950, in Providence R.I., the son of Kunigunda (Less)... more

Roma M. Glass – Cumberland

Roma M. (Driscoll) Glass, 88, of Royal Court, died Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of the late W. Wesley Glass. Born in Lock Haven, Pa., a... more

Camille R. “Cam” Guilbert – Woonsocket

Camille R. “Cam” Guilbert, 85, of Woonsocket died Sunday, April 7, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Helen D. (Rypysc) Guilbert. They were married on September 29,... more

Suzanne J. Whyte – Woonsocket

Suzanne J. (Thibeault) Whyte passed peacefully on April 6, 2019, at the forever young age of 56. She was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Emile Thibeault Sr. and her loving and devoted... more

Irene Bonin – Cumberland

Irene (Pontbriant) Bonin, 98, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Oscar H. Bonin. Born in Central Falls,... more

Wende Kay – Cumberland

Wende Kay, 53, of One Mendon Road, passed away unexpectedly at home after an illness. She was born in Attleboro, Mass., a daughter of Howard Lincoln and the late Joyce (Mooney) Lincoln. Wende had... more

William W. Cowdell – Cumberland

William W. Cowdell, 83, of 2065 Mendon Road, Cumberland, passed away March 29 surrounded by his wife and loving family. He was the beloved husband of Agnes M. (Carr) Cowdell. Born in Pawtucket, he... more

Paul N. Cote – Smithfield

Paul N. Cote, 85, of Smithfield, died Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol, R.I. He was the husband of 58 years to Constance (Berard) Cote. Born in Woonsocket, R.I., he... more

Kurt Douglas Brodeur – Cumberland

Kurt Douglas Brodeur, 56, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, R.I. He was the beloved husband of Donna K. (Boyle)... more

Pauline E. Gagnon – North Smithfield

Pauline E. (Lemay) Gagnon, 96, of North Smithfield, died February 26, 2019, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Rene E. Gagnon. Born in Woonsocket, she was the... more

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