Obituaries

Mary Hillier – Smithfield

Mary (Marcello) Hillier, 92, of Smithfield, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 3, 2021, at Heritage Hills Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Ernest E.... more

Conrad “Sonny” Brien – Woonsocket

Conrad “Sonny” Brien, 79, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at Landmark Medical Center, with his children by his side. Born April 14, 1941, in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Emile and... more

Donald A. Perron – North Smithfield

Donald A. Perron, 90, of North Smithfield, R.I., passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Donald was the beloved son of the late Frederick and Alice (Marcotte) Perron. Mr. Perron grew up in... more

Louise Helen Shea – Cumberland

Louise Helen Shea, 77, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020. She was the beloved wife of Robert E. Shea Sr. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Helen (Hazam... more

Sandra E. Cloutier – Lincoln

Sandra E. (Lepine) Cloutier, 81, formerly of Pascoag, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife o the late Raymond R. Cloutier. Born in Woonsocket... more

Bernardo “Ben” Gentile – Smithfield

Bernardo “Ben” Gentile, 87, of Waterview Drive, Smithfield, died Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at Fatima Hospital. He was the husband of Arlene (Joly) Jarvis-Gentile. They had been married for 24... more

Margaret Shorrock – Cumberland

Margaret (Ryding) Shorrock, “Peg,” 95, longtime resident of Cumberland, died on December 31, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman, and son,... more

Lorette A. Beaudette – Pawtucket

Lorette A. (Bisson) Beaudette, 83, formerly of Pawtucket, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at the Holiday Retirement Home, Lincoln. She was the beloved wife of Louis H. Beaudette, and they... more

Ernest A. Girouard – Cumberland

Ernest A. Girouard, 86, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at home. He was the husband of the late Barbara R. (McConville) Girouard. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Philias... more

Frederick Benjamin Hoyt III – Woonsocket

Following decades-long health struggles, a dear son, brother, father, and friend is gone too soon. Frederick “Freddy” Hoyt, 40, of Woonsocket, passed away unexpectedly at the home of his sister at... more

Michael Rivard – Woonsocket

Michael Rivard, 56, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020, of severe COVID-19 pneumonia; he fought so hard for 14 days in the ICU. He was the loving husband, best friend and soulmate of his wife of... more

Roger H. Leclerc – North Smithfield

Roger H. Leclerc, 78, of North Smithfield, passed away on December 22, 2020, at Mt. St. Rita Health Centre. He was the husband of Elaine (Dessert) Leclerc for 46 years. Born in Woonsocket, he was a... more

Betty Norma Gaouette – Corona, Calif.

Betty Norma Gaouette, 92, went home to the Lord December 21,2020, in Corona, Calif. Born October 9,1928, in Woonsocket, R.I., Betty formerly lived in Huntington Beach, Calif., and retired from Golden... more

Louis P. Kishfy – Lincoln

Louis P. Kishfy, 90, of Lincoln, passed away Monday, December 28, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Georgette (Altongy) Kishfy. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late George and Agiba (... more

Michael J. Mastalerz – Cumberland

Michael J. Mastalerz, 66, of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly on December 28, 2020, at home. He was the husband of the late Maureen (McVey) Mastalerz. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the... more

Robert E. Giguere – North Port, Fla.

Robert E. Giguere, 90, of North Port, Fla., and formerly of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 3, 2020, at home in North Port, Fla., with his children by his side. He was the... more

Mary P. Marini – North Smithfield

Mary P. Marini, 92, of North Smithfield, R.I., passed away at her home on December 27, 2020. She was the loving wife of the late Olivio S. Marini. She was born in Milford, Mass., a daughter of the... more

George Joseph Barishian – Scituate

George Joseph Barishian, age 87, of Hope, R.I., died on Friday, December 25, 2020. He was born on October 22, 1933, to the late Karicor and Emily (Azrak) Barishian in Providence, R.I. He had lived... more

Ronald A. Godfrin – Woonsocket

Ronald A. Godfrin, 70, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully Friday, December 25, 2020, of complications due to COVID-19. He was the longtime partner of Ronald Bernier. Born in Woonsocket, he was... more

Dana B. O’Neill – Smithfield

Dana B. O’Neill, 87, died Friday, December 25, 2020, at home after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Janice V. (O’Neil) of Greenville. He was born in Bellows Falls, Vt., to Charles... more

Robert E. Reall – Lincoln

On Monday, December 21, 2020, Robert E. Reall, 88, of Lincoln, formerly of Greenville, died peacefully at home surrounded by many loved ones. He was the loving husband of Mary Ellen (Gaynor) Cimino... more

Phyllis H. Bielecki – Smithfield

Phyllis H. Bielecki, 91, passed away Friday, December 25, 2020. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 63 years Eugene (Gene) A. Bielecki. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was a daughter of the... more

Rose M. Shore – Johnston

Rose M. Shore, 93, formerly of Johnston, died Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Overlook Nursing and Rehabilitation in Burrillville. She was the widow of Irving Shore and Joseph Cicatiello. Born in... more

Charles J. Dybala – North Smithfield

Charles J. Dybala, 70, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully at home on December 23 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Charlie was a proud and humble man who enjoyed the simple... more

Rita M. (Gear) Conti – Lincoln

Rita M. (Gear) Conti, 90, formerly of Lincoln, died Thursday, December 24, 2020, at Trinity Health Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of the late Giantano Conti. Born in Warwick, a daughter... more

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