Archive - Jul 2011 - Obituary
Vincent W. Cotnoir
WEST WARWICK- Vincent W. Cotnoir, age 85, formerly of Patrick Quinn Drive, West Warwick, died on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Victoria J. (Costantini) Cotnoir.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Emile and Anna (Marks) Cotnoir, he lived in Blackstone, MA before moving to Warwick in 1971, and to West Warwick in 1978. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Donna M. Menard
WOONSOCKET- Donna M. Menard, 55, of West St., Woonsocket, left us on Sunday, July 3, 2011 to be with Mom, Theresa (Gaudet) Menard in heaven.
She is survived by her devoted father, Anatol "Shorty" Menard of Woonsocket, her sister, Sandra Cavedon of Narragansett and her extended family at Seven Hills, RI, formerly known as Arc of Northern RI, where she spent most of her adult life.
TOLAR TEXAS- Aline Liana Marie Guilmain Luther, 76, passed away on June 29th in Tolar Texas with her dear family by her side after a lingering illness.
She was born in New Bedford, Mass. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Lavalle and Liana (Lavalle) Laberge. She was the wife of the late Normand Guilmain they were originally from Manville and Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
She leaves 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She also leaves a sister in law.
She will be greatly missed.
She will be laid to rest in Texas.
NEWPORT- G. Cameron Matheson, of Newport and formerly of North Smithfield, RI, passed away Saturday at the age of 81.
Born on March 27, 1930 in Union Village, North Smithfield, he was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend.
Wilfred E. Laforge Jr.
WOONSOCKET- Wilfred E. Laforge Jr., 72, of Village Rd., died Tuesday July 5, 2011 in the Greenville Nursing Home, with his family by his side.
He was the husband of Jean (Duguay) Laforge.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Wilfred E. and Alice (Anger) Laforge Sr.
Mr. Laforge worked as a wet finisher for Lincoln Textile for 12 years, before retiring.
Candy E. Lanoue
WOONSOCKET- Candy E. (Pleau) Lanoue, 57 , of Greene St. passed away on June 29th.
Born July 30, 1953 in Woonsocket she was the daughter of Marjorie (Nelson) Pleau of Woonsocket and the late Richard Pleau.
Candy loved bicycling and loved listening to music. She was always able to lend a helping hand for those in need.
Helen F. Fortin
BURRILLVILLE- Helen F. (Zontek) Fortin, 88, died Tuesday, July 5, 2011, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Leo J. Fortin whom she married Aug. 16, 1947, they lived in Pascoag.
Born in Southern Poland she was the daughter of the late Simon Zontek and Aniela (Adamczyk) Pelczar.
Norma E. McCarthy
NORTH ATTLEBORO- Norma E. McCarthy, of North Attleboro, passed peacefully on July 2, 2011 in the Life Care Center of Attleboro. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas F. McCarthy, Sr. who passed in 1998.
Born in Houston, Texas on October 18, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Folse) Monaghan.
Denis D. Beaulieu, Sr.
BLACKSTONE- Denis D. Beaulieu, Sr., 72, of Blackstone, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 4, 2011 at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 47 years of Georgette D. (Poirier) Beaulieu.
Born on November 18, 1938, he was the son of the late Ulric and Dolores (Fistte) Beaulieu.
John J. Filipponi, Jr.
WOONSOCKET- John J. Filipponi, Jr. 58, of Pinecrest Drive, Woonsocket died Saturday July 2, 2011 peacefully at home after a long illness.
Born in Derby, CT. he was the husband of Leslie Carey, son of the late John and Lucy (Bottachiari) Filipponi, Sr. He is survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mr. Filipponi recently retired after 26 years with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation as a resident engineer. He was a past President of the Italian Workingmen's Club in Woonsocket.