Obituaries

Joan Marie Darcey – Cumberland

Joan Marie Darcey, 85, of Cumberland (formerly of Pawtucket) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 3, 2020. She is predeceased by her parents, Rachel and William Gormley and... more

Helen C. McAuley – Lincoln

Helen C. McAuley, 98, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at Heritage Hills Nursing Center in Smithfield, R.I. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles F. McAuley. Born in Central Falls, R.... more

Edythe M. Wittes – Woonsocket

Edythe M. Wittes (“Gram”/”Gram-Gram”), mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, business and community leader and true Woman of Valor, died on November 1 at age 98, surrounded by her... more

Joseph Salvatore Santoro – Cumberland

Joseph Salvatore Santoro of Cumberland, born October 19, 1934, in Providence, passed way Tuesday, Nov. 3, after a life well lived. Joseph was born in Providence to Giuseppe and Vincenzina (Germani)... more

Marilyn L. Fair – Smithfield

Marilyn L. (Campbell) Fair, 81, of Greenville, died peacefully on November 4, 2020, at the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph D. Fair. They... more

John T. Courtney Sr. – The Villages, Fla.

John T. Courtney Sr., 71, formerly of East Providence, passed away on Monday, November 2, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Okhui (Hong) Courtney. Born in Providence, he was the son of Alice C. (... more

Roger E. Paul – Burrillville

Following a courageous battle with cancer and a period of declining health about which he never complained, Roger E. Paul passed from the arms of his loving family into the eternal embrace of the... more

James M. Mullen – Florida

James M. Mullen, 72, of West Melbourne, Fla., and formerly of Glendale, R.I., passed away on December 11, 2019, in Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Fla., with his family by his side. Born... more

Dorothy M. Chisholm – Florida

Dorothy M. Chisholm was born 2-3-45; this is not a misprint, she had the best birth date ever! She passed 11-2- 2020. Her parents, the late Henry Chisholm and Ellen (Moss) Chisholm-Villeneuve had a... more

Leonard H. Hanson – North Smithfield

Leonard H. Hanson, 76, of North Smithfield, died October 29, 2020, at home. He was the husband of Linda L. (Mowry) Hanson. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Harold Hanson and the late... more

Earl Smith – Johnston

Earl Smith, 94, of Johnston, passed away October 31, 2020. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late George and Rosina (Hartley) Smith. He is survived by several nieces and nephews. He was the... more

Elizabeth A. Polak – North Smithfield

Mrs. Elizabeth A. (Julien) Polak, 78, of Williams Street, North Smithfield, died Thursday, October 29, surrounded by her children. She was the widow of Frank Polak who died in 2012. Born October 17,... more

George Masse Jr. – Woonsocket

George Masse, Jr., 89, a lifelong resident of Woonsocket, died October 30, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Theresa R. (Lachapelle) Masse. Born in Woonsocket, he was... more

Jeanne L. DiIorio – Burrillville

Jeanne L. DiIorio, 72, of Maureen Circle in Mapleville, died Sunday, Oct. 25, in the Hospice Intake Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Garry J. DiIorio. Born in Providence, she was the... more

Albert A. Medoff – Cumberland

Albert A. Medoff, 89, of Cumberland passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020, at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, Providence. He was the husband of the late Mary (Souza) Medoff. Born in McAdoo, Pa.,... more

Anita R. DuPont – Smithfield

Anita R. DuPont, (nee LaVallee), 74, passed away in her home in Greenville, R.I., on October 30, 2020. A devout Catholic, Anita was born in Providence to the late Gabrielle (Belair) and Frederick R... more

Richard H. Beauregard - Johnston

Richard H. Beauregard, 80, of Johnston, and formerly of Scituate, passed away at home on Oct. 23, surrounded by his family. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Donat and Florence (Houde)... more

Joseph M. Gonsalves – Central Falls

Joseph M. Gonsalves, 68, of Central Falls, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, Providence. He was the beloved husband of... more

Ronald J. Geraghty – Cumberland

On Tuesday, October 20, Ronald J. Geraghty, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at the age of 84. Ronald was born on May 1, 1936, in Attleboro, Mass., to John Henry Geraghty and... more

Ruth Mildred Black – Lincoln

Ruth Mildred (Pylka) Black, born in Pawtucket, R.I., passed away on October 18, 2020, shortly after celebrating her 96th birthday with family. Ruth was married to the love of her life, Robert W.... more

Robert Willard Kay – Lincoln

Robert Willard Kay died Thursday, October 22, 2020, with his beloved three girls by his side. Born prematurely, he fit in the size of a shoebox and from the beginning he was a fighter. He was the... more

Helen Dubois – Woonsocket

Helen Dubois, 87, of Woonsocket, R.I., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 25, after a short, courageous battle with cancer. Helen was born on Aug. 11, 1933, and raised in Manville, R.I. She met and married... more

Robert C. Gladu – Bellingham, Mass.

Robert C. Gladu, 75, of Bellingham, Mass., passed away on October 8, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. He leaves his beloved wife, Yvette (Rancourt), of 28 years. Robert was the son of... more

John H. “Jack” Regan Jr. – Johnston

John H. “Jack” Regan Jr., 94, died on Thursday, October 22, 2020. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Kane) Regan for more than 69 years. She passed away in June 2020. Born in Providence... more

Joan Augustine Connery – Smithfield

Joan Augustine (Bradley) Connery, 93, of Smithfield, formerly of Westerly and North Smithfield, passed away from COVID-19 on October 20, 2020, in HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center. In her final days... more

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