Archive - Nov 2010
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Angelo Lombardo, 87, of Elizabeth Ave., No. Smithfield, died Nov. 22, 2010 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of 65 years to Dorothy May (LeBeau) Lombardo.
Born Sept. 16, 1923 in Woonsocket, a son of the late Natal and Patrina (Randonzo) Lombardo. He was a US Army Veteran of WWII.
Angelo worked as a heavy equipment operator for the Town of North Smithfield Hwy Department for 22 years where he was the organizer and first union president. He also worked for the former Branch River Mill Company for many years.
Marie A. Beaulieu
WOONSOCKET- Marie A. (Boucher) Beaulieu, 92, of Rhodes Ave. died, Friday, November 19, 2010 in the Friendly Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Lucien E. Beaulieu.
Born in Nashua, New Hampshire, daughter of the late Raymond and Evelyn (Raymond) Boucher.
Marie was a Homemaker, and also worked at the Glenark Mills for several years.
She was a former member of the Franco American War Veterans.
She is survived by three sons, Robert Beaulieu, of Florida, Denis Beaulieu,of Woonsocket, and Paul Beaulieu of New Jersey. 13 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.
John E. Fitzgerald
BLACKSTONE - John E. Fitzgerald, 75, of Blackstone, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2010. He is survived by his son Kevin Fitzgerald of Bellingham; his daughter Kelle Burns of Atlanta; his daughter Kristen Moore of Blackstone. For complete obituary and guest book visit
LINCOLN - Roberts, Xenia "Kay", 83, of Lincoln, died Saturday, October 23 at Oakland Grove Health Centre, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Col. Lee W. Roberts, USAF.
Born in Coventry, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Katherine (Jadwija) Susla. She had lived in California for many years before moving to Rhode Island in 1990.
Lillian T. Robitaille
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Lillian T. Robitaille, 79, died Saturday at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Raymond J. Robitaille. Lillian resided in Florida for ten years and in Arizona for ten years before returning to Rhode Island in 2004. She was born in Blackstone, a daughter of the late Albert and Marie Jeanne (Paradis) Carrier.
Jeannine B. Cote
WOONSOCKET - Jeannine B. Cote, of Woonsocket, died Saturday at Mt. St. Francis Health Center with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of Leo N. Cote. They were married on June 22, 1946.
Born in Gentilly, P.Q. Canada, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Antonia (Baril) Durand. She came to the United States with her family in 1923 and was a resident of Woonsocket for most of her life. She was a graduate of St. Clare Girls High School, Class of 1936.
Leo R. Paul
WOONSOCKET - Leo R. Paul, 99, of St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, RI, formerly of Meadow Rd. and Burnside Ave., Woonsocket, peacefully passed away on Friday, November 19, 2010 surrounded by the people who loved him.
He was the beloved husband of the late Gertrude (Grenon) Paul. Born April 21, 1911 in Woonsocket, he was one of ten children of Calixte and Rosilda (Breault) Paul. He was a lifelong resident of Woonsocket.
Gerard R. Salvas
BURRILLVILLE - Gerard R. (Jerry) Salvas, 66, resident of Pascoag, passed away Nov. 18, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family, after a brief illness.
Loving husband of 48 years to Mary Ann (Rose) Salvas.
Jerry was a long haul truck driver for 30 years; his latest was delivering mail up and down the east coast. He was a US Navy Veteran.
Shirley A. Blanchard
WOONSOCKET - Shirley A. Blanchard 71, of Diamond Hill Rd., died Thursday at Landmark Medical Center. She was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Leo and Elizabeth (Wigglesworth) Gosselin. Shirley was a piece worker for the former Miller Electric Co. for thirty years before retiring fifteen years ago.
William D. Maher Jr.
BLACKSTONE - William D. Maher Jr., 82,of Blackstone, MA died Thursday, November 18, 2007 in St. Vincents Hospital, Worcester, MA after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Margaret (OBrien) Maher who passed away in November of 2003. Born in Woonsocket, RI he was the son of the late William D. and Evelyn (Kelly) Maher Sr.