Archive - Feb 2011 - Obituary
Janet S. Forbes
WOONSOCKET- Janet S. (Sanford) Forbes, 81, of Prospect St., died Wednesday, February 9, 2011 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late James M. Forbes.
Born in Potsdam, NY, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Jessie (Clark) Sanford.
Mrs. Forbes graduated from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY and SUNY, Plattsburgh, NY. She was a high school economics teacher, a church choir director and soloist, and an accomplished quilter.
Robert H. Clark
WOONSOCKET- Robert H. Clark, 91, passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2011 in the Oakland Grove Health Center.
His beloved wife of 60 years, Genevieve (Padden) Clark, died in 2006.
He leaves three sons, Richard and his wife Paula of Dudley, MA, Robert and his companion Patz Hoffman of Woonsocket, and Randall and his wife Joanne of Burrillville. He is also survived by six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
WOONSOCKET- Demetre "Jimmy" Zervas, 79, of Winter St., died Feb., 9, 2011 at the Landmark Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of Petrula (Papadopoulos) Zervas.
Born July 17, 1931 in Veria, Greece, a son of the late Lambri and Polixeni (Chiara) Zerva.
He worked in the maintenance and construction department for Cumberland Farms for several years. He was an avid gardener.
Jeanne S. Blake
July 10, 1936 January 7, 2011
NEWARK- A Mass of Christian Burial for Jeanne S. Blake, 74, of Newark, was held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, January 10, 2011.
Jeanne died at her home on Friday, January 10, 2011. She was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on July 10, 1936, to the late Jack and Helena (Mailhot) Baptista.
Jeanne is survived by her husband of 52 years, Donald Blake; 11 children; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; her sister and brother-in-law, June and Henry Cosmini; and nieces and nephews.
Roger L. Devuyst
STILWELL, KS- Roger DeVuyst, formerly of Woonsocket, R.I. died peacefully in his sleep on 2/7/2011 at the home of his son in Stilwell, KS. He was 91.
He was the husband of Cecile (Vigeant) DeVuyst who predeceased him in May of 2001.
Born in Woonsocket on March 27, 1919, Roger was the the son of the late Henri and Marie (Clerc) DeVuyst of Woonsocket.
For over 25 years he was the owner of ROGER'S RESTAURANT on Hamlet Ave. in Woonsocket before retiring in 1979.
Donald E. Dagesse
NARRAGANSETT- Donald "Donny" E. Dagesse, 66, of Narragansett, passed away on Friday February 4, 2011, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice In-Patient Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Pauline (Cabana) Dagesse.
Donald was born in Woonsocket, the son of Ann (Dalti) Dagesse of Woonsocket and the late Edgar Dagesse.
Anne D. Pasquino
WESTFIELD- Anne D. Pasquino 72, of Westfield, and a native and former Franklin resident, died suddenly Sunday February 6, 2011 at her home in Westfield.
Born in Franklin, December 28, 1938 a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Giardino) Pasquino she was raised and educated in Franklin, and graduated Franklin High School class of 1956.
SSGT. PAUL R.
G. AUCLAIR, JR.
CUMBERLAND - Because of recently found documents that expressed the personal wishes of USAF SSGT. Paul R.G. Auclair, Jr., there will be NO VISITATION AND MASS. He will be buried, with military honors, at a later date in Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, NH.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Paul's memory to T.A.P.S. (Tragedy Assistance Programs for Survivors), 1777 F Street NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006 would be appreciated. For Guest Book, please visit www.bellowsfh.com.
BURLINGTON, VT- Laure-Abel (Moreau) McNamee, 92, of Shelburne, VT, died Monday, February 7, 2011, at The Arbors in Shelburne. She was the wife of the late Edward W. McNamee.
Born July 13, 1918, in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Odilas and Dora (Boiteau) Moreau.
She graduated from St. Clare High School in 1936 and later in life obtained a B.A. in Elementary Education from the former Catholic Teachers College in Providence. Subsequently she also attained a Masters Degree in Education from Providence College.
Roland A. Neveu
WOONSOCKET- Roland A. Neveu 85, of Reed Ave. died Monday at Philip Hulitar Center surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Constance C. (Boutiette) Neveu.
Born February 27, 1925 in Woonsocket, the son of the late Albert and Glorianna (Bruneault) Neveu. Mr. Neveu lived in Woonsocket all of his life and attended Woonsocket Schools.