Obituaries

Mary T. Theroux – Woonsocket

Mary T. (Della Fava) Theroux, 96, passed away May 25, 2020, in the Friendly Home, Woonsocket. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Domenick and Rose (Calderese) Della Fava. She was... more

Charles J. Vachon – Lincoln

Charles J. Vachon, 73, of Lincoln, died May 24, 2020 in Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston. He was the beloved husband of Virginia “Ginny” (Bermel) Vachon, whom he married October 16, 1971. Born... more

Thomas R. O’Rourke Jr. – Smithfield

Thomas R. O’Rourke Jr., 92, of Smithfield, passed away on May 16, 2020, at his home. He was the husband of the late Lillian M. (O’Keefe) O’Rourke. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Thomas... more

Beverly A. St. Godard – Cumberland

Beverly A. St. Godard, 85, passed away peacefully May 23, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Queens, N.Y., to Charles and Blanche (Prochaska) Dillon, she moved to Cumberland, R.I., as a... more

Armand L. Lefebvre – North Smithfield

Armand L. Lefebvre, 89, formerly of North Smithfield, passed away of COVID-19 on May 21, 2020. He was the son of the late Julien and Doretta (Peloquin) Lefebvre. He was the husband of the late... more

Dina H. Frappier – Bellingham, Mass.

Dina H. (Paul) Frappier, 88, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at the Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence, R.I., with her daughters by her side. She is the beloved wife... more

Frank Staples – Cumberland

Frank Staples, 66, of Cumberland and Charleston, S.C., passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 19, in Trident Medical Center, Charleston, S.C. He was the beloved husband of Stephanie L. (Emerson)... more

Elizabeth Huners – Smithfield

Elizabeth (Fredericks) Huners, 96, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020. She was the wife of the late Arthur D. Huners. Born in Hollis, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late William L. and Clara (... more

Kathleen Anne Feeney – Cumberland

Kathleen Anne Feeney quietly left this world for a better place on May 19, 2020, leaving friends across the globe to remember her generosity, curiosity, and joie de vivre. Kathy met a variety of... more

William Roger Cadieux – Woonsocket

William Roger Cadieux, 87, formerly of St. Leon Avenue, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at The Friendly Home, after a three-week battle with COVID19. He was the beloved husband of Florence (... more

Dana Aspinwall – Cumberland

Dana Aspinwall, 59, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. He was the beloved husband of Carine (Halajko) Aspinwall, they have been married for 33... more

Dolores Dufresne Crowley – Johnston

Dolores Dufresne Crowley, 92, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2020. She was a resident of Briarcliffe Gardens in Johnston having previously lived in Cumberland, R.I., for many years. She was the... more

Nicholas “The Duke” Caspoli Jr. – Smithfield

Nicholas “The Duke” Caspoli Jr., 83, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family, Sunday, May 17, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Aline M. (Dusseault) Caspoli. Born in Providence, he was... more

Joseph Mollo Jr. – Tempe, Ariz.

Joseph Mollo Jr. of Tempe, Ariz., passed away May 9, 2020, his 76th birthday. He previously resided in Smithfield for 62 years. He is survived by his wife, Carol, sons Matt and Chris in Tempe and his... more

Dennis J. Vadenais – North Smithfield

Dennis J. Vadenais, 61, of North Smithfield, R.I., passed away on May 16, 2020, after a long battle with Lyme Disease. He was the husband of Diane (Marceau) Vadenais. Born in Woonsocket, he was the... more

Georgette T. Cote – Woonsocket

Georgette T. Cote, 83, formerly of Front St., Woonsocket, passed away on May 18, 2020, at The Friendly Home, from complications due to COVID-19. Born in Blackstone, she was a daughter of the late... more

Leona Fisette – Woonsocket

Leona (Boisvert) Fisette, 87, formerly of MacArthur Road, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020, at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Roger R. Fisette. Leona was... more

Diana G. Beauchemin – North Smithfield

Diana G. (Frankian) Beauchemin, 94, of North Smithfield and Bonnet Shores Narragansett, died Saturday, May 16, 2020, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. "Mrs. B" was the widow of... more

Nellie Rollins – North Smithfield

Nellie MacPherson Rollins, 97, of Forestdale, R.I., died peacefully Saturday, May 16, 2020, in The Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Gordon MacPherson, and the late Irving Rollins. Born in... more

Yvette R. Barby – North Smithfield

Yvette R. Barby, 93, of North Smithfield, R.I., passed away May 13, 2020, at St. Antoine Residence. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael Barby. Born in Attleboro, Mass., and raised in... more

Dennis McCusker – Cumberland

Dennis McCusker, 76, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center of Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, Providence. Born in Cumberland, he was the son of the late... more

Edward Sysak – Cumberland

Edward Sysak, 75, of Cumberland, R.I., born June 5, 1944, passed away on May 9, 2020, after a long courageous battle with a stroke he suffered six years ago. He leaves behind his fiancé, Melissa Dion... more

Allan F. “Andy” Anderson – Smithfield

Allan F. “Andy” Anderson, 78, of Mann School Road, Smithfield, passed on Saturday, May 2, at his home. He was the husband of Carol A. (Smith) Anderson. Born in Providence, he was the son of Joseph... more

Pearl H. Gonsalves – Woonsocket

Pearl H. (Champagne) Gonsalves, 75, of Woonsocket, died Friday, May 15, 2020, in the Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late John Gonsalves II. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the... more

Alma M. Bulwa – Woonsocket

Alma M. (Pero) Bulwa, 102, of Woonsocket, R.I., passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020, at The Friendly Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Bulwa and the late Thomas Bergeron. Born in... more

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