November 22nd, 2011
WOONSOCKET- Madeleine M. "Maggie" Chicoine, 69, of West School St. died peacefully on Sunday after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late William and Edna (Gouin) Dumas.
Maggie was the President of Magbea Realty Co. for over thirty years, she also worked at Fleet Bank and later Bank of America.
Sophie A. Anderson
NO. SMITHFIELD- Sophie A. (Korzeniowski) Anderson, 96, previously of 2nd Avenue, died November 21, 2011 in St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Carl A. Anderson.
Born in Blackstone, she was the daughter of the late Stefan and Michalina (Gruszka) Korzeniowski.
WOONSOCKET- Albanie "Bonnie" Belisle 93, of Wyndemere Woods, died Sunday at the Holiday in Lincoln.
She was born in Canada, a daughter of the late Alberic and Amanda (Tardif) Belisle. Bonnie worked in the dental office of Drs. Picard for over thirty years.
Flore Emilia Bergeron
WOONSOCKET- Flore Emilia Bergeron, age 73, of Woonsocket, RI, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at the Friendly Nursing Home, Woonsocket, RI.
She was born Friday, February 4, 1938, daughter of the late Edgar and Rita (Moison) Giguere.
Flore was a lifelong resident of Woonsocket, who was a loving mother and grandmother.
Flore is survived by her husband Joseph Bergeron, Sr., 12 children, 4 brothers, 2 sisters, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter Suzanne Marie Franklin.
"Pep" Berard, Jr.
WOONSOCKET- Alfred Geremy "Pep" Berard, Jr, age 60, of Woonsocket, RI passed away Friday, Nov.18, 2011 at St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield, RI.
He was born Friday, March 30, 1951 in Woonsocket, son of the late Alfred Geremy and Lillian (LaRouche) Berard Sr.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€“ His all-out smile that charms in an instant, affable personality and cordial â€śYes, sirâ€ť response allows Paris Correia to fit in at North Smithfield High. His relentless desire to attack the opposition on the football field with impetuous abandon is also a plus, for sure.
Yet is hasnâ€™t always been that simple.
WOONSOCKET â€” A Woonsocket High School group of soon-to-be international ambassadors has reached the halfway point in their efforts to fund a trip-of-a-lifetime for the Class of 2012 members.
The six members of schoolâ€™s Interact Club and Global Citizenship Program are planning to make a three-week-long visit to Rwanda in February to learn first-hand how that country is recovering from its devastating genocide of 1994.
Arage, Marilyn J.
CUMBERLAND- Arage, Marilyn J. (Hughes) "Merry", passed away on Sunday at the Philip Hulitar Center, Providence after her courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Pawtucket RI in 1942, daughter of the late Capt. Peter H. Hughes (retired) of the Pawtucket Police Dept. and Irene D. (Williamson) Hughes.
Sharon R. Renaud
WOONSOCKET- Sharon R. (Works) Renaud, 63, of Clinton St., died Friday, November, 18, 2011 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Lionel "Mike" Renaud.
Born in Kankakee, IL, she was the daughter of the late Charles Works and Eunice E. (Pendley) Keyes.
Mrs. Renaud worked as a Phlebotomist and Medical Assistant for DC Thundermist and Landmark Medical Center. She was a member of the Lafayette Club, Woonsocket and enjoyed singing and spending time with her family.
BELLINGHAM- Matthew Lloyd Rhodes, 26, of Lake St., Bellingham, MA died Friday in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Daniel M. and Nancy J. (Bourque) Rhodes.
He worked in the sales department for Bellingham Lumber. He graduated from Bellingham High School in 2004 and attended CCRI.
Matthew was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed the company of his many friends.