Obituaries

Nancy Ann Buss – Lincoln

Nancy Ann Buss, 69, of Lincoln, R.I., passed away peacefully with her husband, Joseph, by her side after fighting against pulmonary hypertension for 11 years. Nancy is survived by her father, Irving... more

Vincent (Vinnie) J. Minchillo – North Smithfield

Vincent (Vinnie) J. Minchillo, 82, of North Smithfield, died December 8, 2020, in The Holiday Retirement Home, Lincoln. He was the husband of Bernadette (Landis) Minchillo. Born in Woonsocket, he... more

Richard A. Giguere – Cumberland

Richard A. Giguere, 67, of Cumberland, formerly of Woonsocket, died December 6, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the son of the late Sylvio and Barbara (Figuerido) Giguere. Richard worked... more

Dorcas "Dory" Pleau – Woonsocket

Dorcas "Dory" (Surette) Pleau, 83, of Woonsocket, died December 6, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Albert E. Pleau. Born in Bellows Falls, Vt., she was the daughter of... more

Joseph A. Dubois – Cumberland

Joseph A. Dubois, 94, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 6, in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the loving husband of the late Helen F. (Bailey) Dubois. He was the son of the late Thomas and... more

Scott D. McLintock – North Attleboro, Mass.

Scott D. McLintock, 54, of North Attleboro, Mass., died Thursday, December 3, 2020 at home. Born in Providence, a son of the late Donald C. McLintock and the late Ruth T. (Mooney) Leite, and stepson... more

Vincent A. Mattera – Smithfield

Vincent A. Mattera, 86, of Concord Street, Greenville, died Saturday, December 5, in the Morgan Health Center in Johnston. He was the husband of the late Carolyn Mattera. They had been married for... more

James R. Girard – North Ridgeville, Ohio

James R. Girard, age 81, of North Ridgeville, Ohio, passed away peacefully Friday, November 27, 2020, at his home. He was born in Cumberland, R.I., and had been a resident of North Ridgeville, Ohio... more

Angela M. (Yany) Mazzone – Cumberland

Angela M. (Yany) Mazzone, 60, was taken from us too soon on Friday, December 4, in Providence, R.I. She was the loving wife of Stephen A. Mazzone, to whom she has been married for the last 30 years... more

Hilda D. (Silva) Afonso – Cumberland

Hilda D. (Silva) Afonso, 91, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 7, 2020, at the Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Mario Afonso. Born in South... more

Rosemarie Harris – Woonsocket

Rosemarie Harris, 72, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 1, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center with her family by her side. She was the wife of Freddie L. Harris. Born in Woonsocket, she was the... more

Edward R. Huguenin – Woonsocket

Edward R. Huguenin 73, of Orchard St., Woonsocket, passed away on November 26, 2020, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Patricia (Costa) Huguenin for 34 years. Born in Woonsocket, he... more

Francis A. “Frank” McClarnon – Cumberland

Francis A. “Frank” McClarnon, 81, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2020. He was the former husband of the late Geraldine M. (Dziok) McClarnon. Loving father of Kimberly A. Gage (William), Russell... more

Robert E. “Bob” Duclos – Woonsocket

Robert E. “Bob” Duclos, 91 of Cumberland Hill Road, Oakland Grove Health Center, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Elsie (Orazi)... more

Richard G. Gingras – Cumberland

Richard G. Gingras, 89, died on December 5, just six days after he lost the love of his life, his wife of 69 years, Janet Gingras, who passed Nov. 29. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late... more

Mary L. Kosowski – Smithfield

Mary L. Kosowski, 92, of Orchard Meadows Drive, died Sunday, November 22, 2020, at the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred E. Kosowski. Born... more

Ruth Iona Trainor Lanagan – Brunswick, Maine

Ruth Iona Trainor Lanagan, age 96, of Brunswick, Maine; died on December 2, 2020, in her home at Thornton Hall, Brunswick Maine. Ruth was born on November 28, 1924, the daughter of Burton Daniel... more

Patrick Joyce – Smithfield

Patrick Joyce, age 78, a resident of Smithfield for 48 years, passed away suddenly on November 20, 2020. He was the husband of Leona (Lea) Joyce and father to Joseph Joyce both of Smithfield. Patrick... more

James R. Dumas – Woonsocket

James R. Dumas, 60, of Mendon Road, Woonsocket, R.I., passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at Landmark Medical Center Hospital, Woonsocket, R.I. Born on January 2, 1960, he was the husband of... more

Constance Tessier-Cummings – North Smithfield

Constance Tessier-Cummings, 88, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 30, 2020. She was the beloved wife of John A. Cummings of North Smithfield and the late Dr. Louis J.... more

Lawrence C. “Larry” Cote – North Smithfield

Lawrence C. “Larry” Cote passed peacefully on November 16 at the St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. Larry was born on January 11, 1926, in L’Avenir, QC, Canada. Loving son of late Albert Cote... more

Normand Laplume – Woonsocket

Normand Laplume, 92, of Woonsocket, died November 30, 2020, in The Friendly Home. He was the husband of the late Eleanor (Marcil) Laplume, whom he married November 25, 1948. Born in Woonsocket, he... more

Marjorie Morris – Cumberland

Marjorie Morris, 92, of Cumberland and formerly of Norfolk, Mass., passed away peacefully on November 30, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard Morris to whom she was married for 67... more

Jo-Ann M. (Pratt) Francis – Cumberland

Jo-Ann M. (Pratt) Francis, 65, of Cumberland, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020, at the Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late George and Constance (Pratt... more

Michelle C. Green – Northbridge, Mass.

Michelle C. (Paquin) Green, 60, of Northbridge, Mass., died November 25, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of James G. Green, to whom she was married 43 years. Born in... more

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