January 5th, 2015
Armand D. Badeau
WOONSOCKET - Armand D. "Pitt" Badeau, 64, of Woonsocket, died peacefully, Sunday, December 21, 2014 in his home. He was the beloved husband of Robin A. (Partridge) Badeau. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Claude Badeau and Teresa (Beausoleil) Bianco.
Armand was a submarine builder for Electric Boat, No. Kingstown. He was a communicant of Holy Family Church. Armand was an avid bowler, Red Sox and Patriots fan. He enjoyed NASCAR, fixing cars and fishing.
Alfonsina A. Bacchiocchi
LINCOLN - Alfonsina A. Bacchiocchi, 99, of Lincoln, died Sat. December 37, 2014. Born in Springfield, MA, she was a daughter of the late Antonio and Anna (Minardi) Bacchiocchi.
Miss Bacchiocchi was employed as the head payroll clerk for McKenzie Walton Co. which was later called Lincoln Dimensional Tube, until her retirement in 1995. She was a member of Lincoln Manor Tenants Assn., Lincoln Senior Center and a communicant of St. Jude Parish.
Kenneth J. Smith
BLACKSTONE - Kenneth J. Smith, 84, of Blackstone, MA passed away on Monday, December 29, 2014 at home with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Maureen C. (Sayer) Smith. Born in London, England on August 9, 1930, he was the son of the late William A. and Eliza (Fowle) Smith.
Robyn L. Fink
WOONSOCKET - Robyn L. Fink, 47, of Woonsocket died peacefully Thursday evening January 1, 2015 at home surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of Robert G. Fink. They were married on August 28, 1993.
Born in Framingham she is survived by her father Richard York and step-mother Maureen York of Woonsocket. She lived in Franklin as a child and resided in Woonsocket for most of her life. She was a graduate of Woonsocket High School Class of 1985.
Frank Rocco Rambone Jr.
BURRILLVILLE - Rambone, Frank, Rocco Jr., 58, passed away Friday, January 2, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at the Milford Regional Hospital, Milford MA. He was the husband of Jacqueline A. (Gonyea) Rambone and the son of Margaret (Lynes) Chiarini and the late Frank Rocco Rambone Sr.
Mr. Rambone was a skilled carpenter and laborer for many years for the State of Rhode Island.
Raymond D. Patrie
WOONSOCKET - Raymond D. Patrie, 93, of Woonsocket died Wednesday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of the late Pasqualina "Patsy" (Coccoli) Patrie who passed away in 1998.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Urbain and Juliette (Rocheleau) Patrie. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Leo P. Jolly
NO. SMITHFIELD - Leo P. Jolly, 99, of No. Smithfield, passed away peacefully on Friday at his residence. He was the loving husband of the late Anna (Melnyk) Jolly. Born, Nov. 16, 1915 in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late George J. & Alma (Gagnon) Jolly. He resided in No. Smithfield all his life.
Eva M. Forbes
BURRILLVILLE - Eva M. Forbes 67, of Black Star Rd. died Friday, January 2, 2015 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of William T. Forbes. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Gertrude (Giguere) Peloquin.
Eva worked as a seamstress for Sadwin's Manufacturing for several years. She was a long time member of Our Lady of Good Help Church, and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.
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