Obituaries

Marjorie L. Sherman – Glocester

Marjorie L. (Gleason) Sherman, 90, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Sidney H. Sherman for 67 years. Born in Glocester, she was the daughter of the late... more

Lillian (Benetti) Haddad – Woonsocket

Lillian (Benetti) Haddad, 98, formerly of Wood Ave., passed away, peacefully, Friday, November 8, 2019, in the Holiday Retirement Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late... more

Colleen Angela Brite – North Kingstown

Colleen Angela Brite, 47, passed away unexpectedly, at her home in North Kingstown, R.I., on November 18, 2019. She was a beloved daughter of Rosemary E. (Deptula) Brite and William R. Brite Jr. She... more

Ann M. Schaffer - Lincoln

Ann M. (Gallagher) Schaffer, 90, of Manville, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of Paul A. Schaffer and they had been... more

Marie H. Howard – Glocester

Marie H. Howard, 74, of Howard Lane in Harmony passed away on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, surrounded by her family in the Overlook Nursing Center in Pascoag. She was the wife of Robert L. Howard. They had... more

Gail Evelyn Cupp – Cumberland

Gail Evelyn Cupp, 83, of Cumberland and longtime resident of Attleboro, Mass., passed away peacefully on Friday, November 15, 2019, surrounded by her two children.  Gail was married to the love of... more

Michael O’Neill – Cumberland

Michael O’Neill, 56, of Cumberland passed away peacefully Saturday, November 16, 2019, surrounded by his family and his close friends. He was the beloved husband of Paula (Swanson) O’Neill. Born in... more

Doris Stadnitski – Providence

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, our beautiful Doris was called to God's Ballroom. At 84 years old, she was a graceful dancer, the best mother, Mémère, and friend. Though a 40-year resident of... more

Janet T. Sweck – North Smithfield

Janet T. (Langelier) Sweck, 88, of North Smithfield, R.I., passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family just three days shy of her 89th birthday. She was the wife of the late Eugene R. “... more

Robert (Bob) D. Van Winter Jr. – Cumberland

Robert (Bob) D. Van Winter Jr., 62, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Bob was the beloved husband of 35 years to Marybeth (Reilly) Van Winter. He was born... more

Stephen J. Iwuc – Cumberland

Stephen J. Iwuc, 89, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Florence (Surowiec) Iwuc and the late Jean M. “Jane” (Meczywor) Iwuc. He lived in Cumberland, R.I., for... more

Edward Carpentier – Woonsocket

Edward Carpentier, 81, died Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family. He leaves his beloved wife and soulmate of 62 years, Barbara (Handy) Carpentier; his son, Marc... more

Stella Carol Pingitore – Florida

Stella Carol Pingitore (Cunha), 73, of Eustis, Fla., passed away October 27, 2019, at Cornerstone Hospice House in Tavares, Fla. She was born November 21, 1945, in Providence, R.I., and lived most of... more

Maureen F. Yazbak – West Falmouth, Mass.

Maureen F. Yazbak, 82, of West Falmouth, Mass., passed away peacefully Sunday, November 10, 2019. She was the beloved wife of F. Edward Yazbak, M.D. Born in Springfield, Mass., she was the daughter... more

Carolyn M. Carlton – Smithfield

Carolyn M. (Campbell) Carlton, 81, died peacefully on November 10, 2019, at Saint Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich surrounded by her loving family. Born in Providence, she was the devoted daughter of... more

Donald R. “Mickey” Carlton – Smithfield

Donald R. “Mickey” Carlton, 84, died peacefully on June 27, 2019, at Heritage Hills Nursing Home. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Luther and Helen Carlton (Andrews) and resided in... more

Ernest J. Therien – Cumberland

Ernest J. Therien, 60, of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of Doris (Gendreau) Therien and the late Albert Therien. He was the... more

Louis Abraham Elias – Lexington, Mass.

Louis Abraham Elias, 95, a longtime resident of Lexington, Mass., died Thursday, October 31, in his residence at Brooksby Village in Peabody following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of... more

Frederick W. Chalon – Pawtucket

Frederick W. Chalon, 83, of Edgemere Road, died November 6, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Jacqueline (Lariviere) Chalon. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of... more

Barbara A. Brush – Smithfield

Barbara A. Brush, 83, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019. She was born in Providence, a daughter of the late George D., Sr. and Elsie L. (Bailey) Brush. Barbara was a lifelong Greenville... more

David W. Balfour – Cumberland

CUMBERLAND — David W. Balfour, Sr., 84, a resident of Cumberland, R.I. since 1968, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019, in the Providence VA Hospital. He was the husband of the late Dorothy L. (... more

Peter J. Kanelakos – Seekonk, Mass.

Peter J. Kanelakos, 85, formerly of Pawtucket, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Donna (Braden) Kanelakos for 60 years. Born in... more

Roland G. Gamache – Woonsocket

Roland G. Gamache, 86, passed away on November 7, 2019. He was the son of the late Anna (Cayer) and Harry Gamache. Roland was born in Woonsocket and was a lifelong resident. He attended Catholic... more

Diane D. Drew – Glocester

Diane D. (Dickerson) Drew, 82, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Glen W. Drew. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Arthur W. and Deborah L. (Wilkinson... more

Louise and Vito Molis – North Providence

Louise Evelyn Molis, 93, formerly of Adams Lane, North Providence, died Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at Cortland Place in Greenville. She was the wife of Vito J. Molis, who died on November 10, 2019,... more

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