Obituaries

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

Leo A. ‘Pete’ Pare – Cumberland

Leo A. “Pete” Pare, 64, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Tina L. (Sykes) Pare. Born in... more

Marguerite T. "Mem" St. Sauveur – Cumberland

Marguerite T. "Mem" St. Sauveur, 95, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the Phillip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Jubert J. St. Sauveur Jr.... more

Claire E. Lalonde – North Smithfield

Claire E. Lalonde, 94, formerly of Mattity Road, North Smithfield, died February 27, 2019, at the Friendly Home. Born in Biddeford, Maine, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Anna (Breton)... more

Jane A. 'Mama' Rudis – Smithfield

Jane A. “Mama” Rudis, 85, of Stillwater Road, Smithfield, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at Cherry Hill Manor, Johnston. She was the wife of the late... more

Robert J. Arpin Sr. – Bellingham, Mass.

Robert J. Arpin, Sr., 91, of Bellingham, Mass., passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at the Blaire House Assisted Living, Milford, Mass., with loving family by his side. He is the... more

Thomas E. Toner – Pawtucket

Thomas E. Toner, 89, of Pawtucket, died Friday, February 22, 2019, at the Rhode Island Veterans Home, Bristol. Born in Cumberland, a son of the late Edward and Anne (Burke) Toner, he had lived in... more

Paulette “Pauli” Pino – Lincoln

Paulette “Pauli” (Beauchemin) Pino, 69, passed peacefully into eternal life on February 22, surrounded by her family. Pauli was the devoted wife of Franklin B. Pino for 49 years, treasured mother to... more

Dolores J. Blais – Cumberland

Dolores J. Blais, 88, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Blais. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Irene Smith... more

Grace A. Chartier – Cumberland

Grace A. (Aversa) Chartier, 96, formerly of Arnold Drive, Cumberland, passed away Friday, February 22, 2019, at the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, R.I. She was the wife of the late Harry G... more

Robert A. Sparn – Scituate

Robert A. Sparn, 61, of Scituate passed away on February 20, 2019, at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center in Woonsocket, R.I., after suffering a lengthy battle with early onset Frontotemporal... more

Loraine D. Cote – Woonsocket

Loraine D. Cote, 94, of Woonsocket, died Saturday, February 23, 2019, at The Friendly Home. She was the loving wife of Rene F. Cote. They were married at Precious Blood Church on September 7, 1959.... more

Adele A. Majewski – North Smithfield

Adele A. Majewski, 93 of Rhodes Ave., North Smithfield, formerly of Greene St., Woonsocket, died Friday, February 22, 2019, in St. Antoine Residence with her family by her side. Born in Woonsocket,... more

Henry F. Beckett – Pawtucket

Henry F. Beckett, 88, of Pawtucket, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 23, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Marie (Tuite) Beckett. They were happily married for 64 years. Born in... more

Karen A. Beardsley – Burrillville

Pascoag, RI – Karen A. Beardsley, 71, of Pascoag, formerly Woonsocket, R.I., died Thursday, February 21, 2019, in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, R.I. Ms. Beardsley had a passion for horses... more

Aline S. Moreau – Lincoln

Aline S. Moreau, 88, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Robert W... more

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