Archive - Obituary
August 29th, 2014
WINTER GARDEN, FL - Joan (Caron) Ostojich, of Winter Garden, Florida died on Friday, August 22, 2014 at her home after a long battle with cancer. Born on June 25, 1940 in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Blanch Caron. She was a 1958 graduate of Bellingham High School.
She leaves her husband Gerald Ostojich of Winter Garden, Fl., a sister Jacqueline Robillard of North Smithfield, one niece Christine Bonas of North Smithfield, and a nephew Michael Boucher of Mt. Pleasant, SC.
A memorial service will be at the convenience of the family.
Doris M. Depot
CUMBERLAND - Doris M. Depot (Smith), 89, of 1 Flat St., passed away Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Donna M. Gingras in Sutton, MA. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. Depot Jr.
Born in Waterbury, CT she was the daughter of the late John and Josephine (Gobeille) Smith. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life having left for Florida in 1964 and returning to Cumberland in 1994.
She was employed by the Health-Tex Corp., Pawtucket for many years until her retirement in 1987. Mrs. Depot was a communicant of St. James Church, Manville.
WOONSOCKET - Lucille Monfette 86, formerly of Pond St., died Wednesday at The Holiday Retirement Home. She was the wife of the late Albert Monfette. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Elizabeth (Rondeau) Lafontaine. Lucille was a seamstress for Woonsocket Dress for many years. She was a member of the Royal Travelers, St. Joseph Sr. Citizens, and the Parkview Social Club.
Michael J. Marsland
WARREN - Michael J. Marsland, 57, of Warren, RI, passed away August 23 at his residence.
He was born in Providence, RI, son of the late Donald & Beverly (Marandola) Marsland.
When he lived in California, he worked with automatic gates. He was a US Air Force peacetime veteran. He was a resident of Warren, previously living in Providence.
He is survived by his brothers, Eric Marsland and his wife Bethany of Woonsocket and Roger Marsland of Cumberland, and sister, Stacie DuBreuil of Chepachet. He is also survived by 1 nephew and 3 nieces.
Elaine B. Barry
BURRILLVILLE - Elaine B. "Meme" Barry, 74, of Pascoag, RI, passed away August 22, 2014 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
She was the loving wife of 39 years to the late John A. Barry, Jr.
She was born in Blackstone, MA, daughter of the late Roderick "Pete" & Beatrice (Therien) Lamoureux.
Peter W. Wronoski
SMITHFIELD - WRONOSKI, Allan W. "Peter", 73, passed away on Monday, August 25, 20l4 at Rhode Island Hospital with his family by his side. He had fought a long and courageous battle with diabetes and did so with dignity and serenity up until the very end.
Donald J. Lacroix
CUMBERLAND - Donald J. Lacroix, 80, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014. He was the husband of Jacqueline (Renaud) Lacroix. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Mathew and Margaret (Whalen) Lacroix. Donald, along with his brother Mathew owned and operated Lacroix Furniture of Woonsocket for several years.
Donald E. Pincince
WOONSOCKET - Donald E. Pincince 60, of Greene St. died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Denise (Forand) Pincince. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Jean Edward and Doris (Guertin) Pincince.
Donald was a machinist for Graycer Screw Products for over ten years. He was a member of the Italian Working Men's Club, and the Cercle Laurier and several bowling and billiards leagues. Don was an avid sports fan and enjoyed volunteering in the kitchen of the IWC.
James A. Johnson
NORTH SMITHFIELD - James A. Johnson, 83, of Woonsocket Hill Rd., died August 21, 2014 in Pine Grove Health Center, Pascoag. He was the husband of Ruth T. (Martin) Johnson whom he married September 29, 1956. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Gerald and Agnes (Brook) Johnson.
A Korean War Air Force Veteran, Mr. Johnson worked as an assistant to the superintendent of King Phillip Regional School, Wrentham. He was an avid fisherman, hiker and cross country skier.
Elizabeth A. Day
WOONSOCKET - Elizabeth A. (Sanborn) Day, 79, died Sunday, August 24, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Old Town, ME, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Rose (Roy) Sanborn.
Betty held many jobs, but her most cherished was being an independent daycare provider. She was a member of St. James Baptist Church, Woonsocket.