Archive - 2011
BLACKSTONE- Elizabeth M. (Battite) Spellman, 60, of Blackstone, MA passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at home with her loving family by her side. She leaves her beloved significant other Gilbert P. Belisle, Jr.
Born in Boston, MA on November 13, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Erminia (Forgionie) Battite.
Darlene A. Coutu
BELLINGHAM- Darlene A. (Constantineau) Coutu, 54, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at Milford Care & Rehabilitation Center with family by her side.
She was the loving mother of Melissa Baumgartner and her husband Scott of Stevenson, WA, Pamela Vassilakos and her husband Jason of Woodbridge, VA; and her cherished five grandchildren.
Robert M. Aguiar
BURRILLVILLE- Robert M. Aguiar, 64 of Pascoag, RI, died on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. He was the son of Alice (Bourassa) Aguiar of Millville, MA and the late Manuel C. Aguiar.
He is also survived by his wife Alice (Pariseau) Aguiar, five children: Lorri Astillero of the Philippines, David Aguiar of Palmer, AK, Anne Wirrell of Douglas, MA, Jennie Thomas of Ridgway, CO, and Dawn Aguiar of Putnam, CT; and eight grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, John Aguiar of York, SC, and a sister Lynn Tellier of Woonsocket.
Lorraine C. Brissette
BURRILLVILLE- Lorraine C. Brissette 72, resident of Pascoag passed away peacefully on December 25, 2011 at the Overlook Nursing Home.
She was the wife of the late Donald R. Brissette.
She was born on August 21, 1939 in Blackstone MA, daughter of the late Eugene & Reina (Girard) Breault.
Lorraine was a school bus driver for the Burrillville School Department for many years. She lived most of her life in Burrillville, previously living in Woonsocket.
BURRILLVILLE- Florence I. Chamberland 87, resident of Stillwater Heights in Harrisville and recently under the care of the staff at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield; died on December 24, 2011 at Miriam Hospital in Providence.
She was born on September 23, 1924 in Bellingham MA, a daughter to the late Albert & Aline (Robitaille) Chamberland.
Florence was a nurse's aide for the Zambarano Hospital for 12 years, retiring in 1993; previously she worked many years in area textiles. She lived most of her life in Burrillville.
NEW SYMYRNA BEACH FLA- Robert Daniel Beardsley Jr. aka "Bob Roberts" died suddenly on Dec. 13th 2011 at the age of 46.
A Burrillville native, Robert moved to Marathon Island of the Florida Keys in the mid 90's where he worked as a Landscaper until recently moving to New Symyrna Beach Fla.
Robert was an avid pool player and loved to play pitch and cribbage.
Alice G. Harnois
WOONSOCKET- Alice G. Harnois 88, formerly of Clinton St. died Saturday, December 24, 2011 at Bayberry Commons, Pascoag.
Born in Woonsocket, October 9, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Emilien and Marie (Deserres) Harnois.
Before her retirement in 1987, Alice worked for Philips Electronics Corp. in North Smithfield for eighteen years.
WOONSOCKET- Lucille Corriveault, 91, passed away December 23, 2011 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center.
Born July 25, 1920 in Cap Chat, Gaspee Canada.
She was the daughter of the late Francois and Florilda (Thibeault) Pelletier.
She was the wife of the late Joseph Corriveault.
She lived in Blackstone and New Hampshire before moving back to Woonsocket.
She enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and board games and being with her family.
Gerard G. Jolicoeur
GREENVILLE- Gerard G. Jolicoeur, 80, of Greenville, died Saturday, December 24, 2011in Cortland Place Nursing Center. His wife of 57 years, Winifred M. (Knowles) Jolicoeur, died in 2009.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Albert and Claudia (Cournoyer) Jolicoeur.
He was a salesman for the former Replacement Auto Parts/Franklin Supply Company for 50 years, retiring in 2000. Mr. Jolicoeur was a former member of St. Theresa's Church, Nasonville and Our Lady of Good Help, Mapleville.
Mary E. Wilson
WOONSOCKET- Mary E. (Garmon) Wilson, 77, of Sunnyside Ave. died, Wednesday December 21, 2011, in Landmark Medical Center, with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Wallace Wilson.
Born in Douglasville, Georgia, daughter of the late Ralph and Minnie (Henry) Garmon.
Mary worked as a Footpressor operator for Woonsocket Dress for 20 years and Fashion Sportswear.
She was a Pastors aide at St. James Baptist Church.