Archive - Mar 2011 - Obituary
John F. Dean, Sr.
MILLVILLE, MA- John F. Dean, Sr., 78, of Millville, passed away Wed. March 16, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Betty (DeFilippo) Dean.
Blanche R. Levesque
PORT SAINT LUCIE FLORIDA- R. Blanche Levesque 95, of Port Saint Lucie, Florida passed away March 16, 2011 at Treasure Coast Hospice House.
She was born May 11, 1915 in Mohegan, Rhode Island and lived in Oakland, Rhode Island for most of her life.
Blanche moved to Port Saint Lucie from Watertown, Massachusetts in 2003. She retired as a LPN from Zambarano Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years J. George Levesque.
Survivors include Son Dennis Levesque and partner Hugo Hernandez of Port Saint Lucie, and friend David Mazochi.
ATTLEBORO, MA- Alfred Whittaker, 90, of Attleboro, MA, formerly of Fall River, MA passed away on Wednesday March 16, 2011 at the LifeCare Center in Attleboro. He was the husband of the late Juliette (Meyrelles) Whittaker.
Alfred was born in Fall River the son of the late Thomas and Lillie (Lyons) Whittaker.
Diane L. Parenteau
WOONSOCKET- Diane L. (Lavallee) Parenteau, 56, of Seventh Ave., died Tuesday, March 15, 2011 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of Rene G. Parenteau, whom she married October 5, 2002.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Maurice R. and Lillian C. (Dextraze) Lavallee.
Mrs. Parenteau worked thirty-one years for The Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. She enjoyed bicycling, taking photographs and gardening.
Claudette C. Aubin
WOONSOCKET- Claudette C. (Lebrun) Aubin 69, of Diamond Hill Rd. died Thursday in Sarasota Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Theodore "Ted" Aubin.
A life long city resident she was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Adelard and Germaine (Bolduc) Lebrun.
Claudette was co-owner along with her husband Ted, of Ted's Construction Company for thirty five years, retiring in 2006.
She was a graduate of Woonsocket High School. Claudette was a member of the Red Hatters. She enjoyed traveling and golf and loved spending time with her family.
Robert R. Bourget
WOONSOCKET- BOURGET, Robert R. "Bob" 64, passed March 12th surrounded by family and friends.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Gerald and Jeanne (Poirier) Bourget.
He had been the proprietor of Bobby B's auto repair for many years before retiring and had also worked at the Moshassuck Cemetery. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. Bob was a proud Veteran of the Vietnam War.
Lucille C. Leduke
WOONSOCKET- Lucille C. (Gagne) Leduke, 59, of Logee St., died Thursday, March 10, 2011, in Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Lucille (Champagne) Sullivan and step-daughter of the late Francis Sullivan.
She worked many years as a school bus driver for Valley Transportation, Woonsocket.
TIVERTON, RI- Sophie (Nichola), 82, of Tiverton, RI passed away peacefully with her children by her side on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Sakonnet Bay Manor in Tiverton.
She was the wife of the late Roger E. Peloquin.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on March 6, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Paul and Constance (Coca) Nichola.
RANCHO BERNARDO, CA- Raymond "Ray" Norman Demers, age 82 of Rancho Bernardo, CA peacefully passed on Thursday, March 10, 2011 surrounded by his family. Ray, a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, received his wings after living with dementia for nearly five years.
Ray was born on August 13, 1928 in Manville, RI, the second of five children to Rose & Arthur Demers, brother to Richard (deceased), Roger, Rita and Rainey.
Therese A. Frappier
WOONSOCKET - Therese A. Frappier, 86, formerly of Roberts St., Woonsocket, died Sunday at St. Antoine Residence.
Born in St. Hyacinthe, PQ, Canada, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Amelia (Crepeau) Frappier.
She was a resident of Woonsocket for most of her life and also resided in Blackstone for several years.
In her younger years she worked at Berkshire Spinning in Albion and later was employed at the French Worsted Mill.