January 7th, 2013
Rylen M. Bergeron
WOONSOCKET - Rylen M. Bergeron of Woonsocket, December 28, 2012.
A private service was held at S. Dipardo Memorial Funeral Chapel on Friday, January 4, 2013.
Donations in Rylen's name to St. Jude's Hospital would be appreciated.
WOONSOCKET - Michael Hlywka, 95, of Third Ave. died peacefully Friday January 4, 2013 at home with his family by his side.
He was the husband of Lillian (Surprenant) Hlywka. Michael and Lillian celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary this past August. He worked for various textile mills in the area and also Foxboro Co. as a Machinist Tech for 20 years.
Gerard A. Doiron
CUMBERLAND - Gerard A. Doiron, 84, of Manville Hill Road died Sunday, January 6, 2013 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Beatrice (L'Heureux) Doiron.
Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Dominique and Armande (Desjardins) Doiron, he had lived in Albion all of his life before moving to Cumberland 3 years ago.
Mr. Doiron was a machine operator for the former Collyer Insulated Wire Company, Lincoln for 22 years before retiring.
William M. Armstrong Sr.
HYANNIS, MA - William (Bill) M. Armstrong Sr., 71, of Hyannis, passed away at home on Friday, January 4, 2013 from complications stemming from a brief battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his wife, Ellen in 2006, and his son, Bill, Jr, also in 2006.
Lucien R. Hubert
BOYNTON BEACH, FL - Lucien R. Hubert, 85, of Boynton Beach FL passed away on January 6, 2013. Lucien was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on June 28, 1927, son of Louis P. & Aurore (nee Belhumeur) Hubert.
Flora T. Degnan
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Flora T. (Bastien) Degnan, 86, of North Smithfield, died December 27, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. She was the wife of the late John F. Brady and the late John F. Degnan. Born in Hartford, CT, she was the daughter of the late Eudor and Noella (Picard) Bastien.
Mrs. Degnan was a secretary for Amperex Electronics in North Smithfield, retiring in 1987. She was also co owner of Park Square Diner and secretary at Lippitt Mill.
Gertrude F. Lambert
WOONSOCKET - Gertrude F. (McCullough) Lambert 76, of Diamond Hill Rd., died Friday, January 4, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Joseph "Ray" Lambert.
Sylvia M. Kappelle
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Sylvia M. (Benjamin) Kappelle, 72, of No. Smithfield, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Armand E. Kappelle, Sr., whom she married July 11, 1959. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Edourard and Alice (Dubois) Benjamin.
Mrs. Kappelle was a cashier for the former Mark Stevens Outlet Store. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Luke C.S. Brunelle
BELLINGHAM, MA - Luke C.S. Brunelle, 23, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2013.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on July 5, 1989, he was the beloved son of Mark H. and Michelle A. (Beauregard) Brunelle, and the cherished brother of Nicole Y. and Mariah L. Brunelle, all of Bellingham, MA; and the grandson of Charles and Rochelle (Lambert) Beauregard of Smithfield, RI and Linda (Cameron) Brunelle of Woonsocket, RI. He also leaves many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Madeleine L. Martineau
Madeleine L. (Menard) Martineau, 67, of Victory Highway, died January 3, 2013 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of Bruce W. Martineau whom she married July 10, 1965. Born in Blackstone, MA, she was the daughter of Rita (Plasse) Menard of Blackstone, MA, and the late Charles Menard.
She worked at the YWCA in Woonsocket and was a Homemaker. She loved her family and spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed her visits to the Glocester Senior Center and relaxing in the summer with family and friends around the pool.