Archive - Oct 2010 - Obituary
Helene J. Harnois
NORWICH- Helene J. Harnois, 82 of Norwich, died in the comfort of her family Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at the Villa Maria Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Plainfield, CT.
Helene was born in Woonsocket, RI on October 17, 1928, daughter of the late Joseph Petrin and Emma Benoit Petrin Caron. She was the beloved wife of Normand M. Harnois with whom she celebrated 62 years of marriage on July 2, 2010.
Irenee F. Blais
MANVILLE - Irenee F. Blais, 87, of Old River Road died Saturday, October 16, 2010 at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the husband of Rita I. (Giguere) Blais. Mr. and Mrs. Blais celebrated their 60th anniversary on April 29.
A lifelong resident of Manville, he was a son of the late Donat and Denise (Bedard) Blais.
Mr. Blais was a carpenter and molder operator for E. Brodeur & Sons, Woonsocket and later worked as a carpenter at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence before retiring.
CUMBERLAND- William E. Cavanaugh, 84, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2010. He was the husband of the late Doris (Lustenberger) Cavanaugh.
He was a Navy Veteran of World War II. Mr. Cavanaugh was the co-owner of Tap Auto Service, with Aldor St. Germain, for forty five years, retiring in 1996.
Martie J. Santacroce
UXBRIDGE- MARTIE J. (Yawn) Santacroce, 95, of Uxbridge, died Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in the Lydia Taft House in Uxbridge. She was the wife of the late Joseph Santacroce who died in 1995.
She was born in Lenox GA, daughter of the late Samuel and Almedia (Rentz) Santacroce and lived in Milford and Hopedale before moving to Uxbridge in 1998.
She was educated in the Lenox Ga. schools. She was a member of the Friends of the Elderly Community House in Hopedale.
John Roy Oakley
WOONSOCKET- John Roy Oakley passed away on Monday October 11th.
Born Sept, 10, 1966 in Woonsocket he was the son of the late Edward W. (Sr.) & Loretta (Gravel) Oakley John was employed for various construction & contracting Co's. in the area.
He is survived by 2 brothers Edward W. Oakley Jr. of Manville, RI and Todd A. Oakley of Providence, RI also a sister Patricia C. Ducharme of No. Smithfield, RI.
His Funeral & Burial will be private.
Tracy Lea Boisvert
WOONSOCKET- Tracy Lea (Holder) Boisvert passed away on October 3rd at home. Born August 1, 1977 in Woonsocket. She was the daughter of Ivadean L. (Curtis) Buxton and the late Charles L. Holder Sr.
Besides her mother she is survived by 5 children Heaven, Dorothy, Jacob, Christian & Whitney 2 Sisters: Donna Sheridan & Florina Hichos and a brother Charles L. Holder Jr.
She was the mother to the late Hannah Howe.
CRANSTON- Jeffery N. Latendresse, 53 passed away October. 7, 2010 at home after a lingering illness.
Born in Providence, May 3, 1954. Son of Elaine (Lee) Latendresse and the late Norman Latendresse and the husband of Leslie Latendresse.
He is survived by two sons Aaran and Justin of Cranston. Sister Kristine Croft, two brothers Micheal of Marathon, Florida, Glen of Pascoag and brother the late Scott Latendresse.
A Memorial Mass Saturday Oct 23, at 11am at St. Joseph's Church, Sayles Avenue, Pascoag, R.I.. Burial will be private.
MILLVILLE- Arthur Cazeault, 89, resident of Millville MA, died Oct. 16, 2010 at Greenwood Nursing Home Warwick RI.
Husband of the late Doris (Scott) Cazeault.
Born in Oxford Ma, a son of the late Hector & Regina (Laroque) Cazeault.
Arthur owned and operated A&M Millwright in Millville MA, retiring in the early 80's. He also worked following his passion of restoring antique cars until last month before illness.
He was a member of H H Franklin Club for a long time, and was a President of the Counseling on Aging for many years in Millville MA.
Antonio J. Satch
FRANKLIN- Antonio J. Satch Talamini Jr. 78, a lifelong Franklin resident, died Monday October 18, 2010 at Caritas Norwood Hospital. He was the husband of the late Jane L. (Fressenden) Talamini, who died in 1998.
Born in Franklin, September 28, 1932 a son of the late Antonio J. and Josephine (Bartolomei) Talamini he was raised and educated in Franklin and was a 1952 graduate of Franklin High School. While a student at Franklin High School, Mr. Talamini pitched the first no-hitter in school boy baseball.
Robert R. Holcomb
WOONSOCKET- Robert R. Holcomb, 70, died October 18, 2010, at a Pittsfield, Maine hospital.
He was born February 24, 1940, in Woonsocket, son of Raymond and Rita (Bousquet) Holcomb.
He is survived by his wife, Germaine (Beauchesne) Holcomb of Parkman, Maine; a son, Michael Holcomb of Exeter, Maine; a grandson, Ryan Holcomb and his wife, Samantha of Ohio.
A memorial service will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, October 23, 2010, at the Guilford Center Baptist Church, Guilford, Maine, with Pastor Toby Smitherman officiating.