Archive - Sep 2011 - Obituary
WOONSOCKET - Theresa C. (Papineau) Castonguay 78, died Saturday at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Edmond Castonguay. Mrs. Castonguay was a homemaker for most of her life. She had worked as an assembler at Colby Glass for five years in her youth. She volunteered at the Woonsocket Senior Center, for the Woonsocket School Department and for Mayor Baldelli's Mayoral Campaign.
Judith G. Smith
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Judith G. (Dubois) Smith, 64, a lifelong North Smithfield resident died Monday, September 26, 2011 in St. Antoine Residence.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late George and Edna (Meunier) Dubois and was the devoted wife of Ralph H. Smith for forty three years.
Judy worked as an Office Manager at High Rocks Condominiums in North Smithfield, retiring earlier this year due to illness.
Clifford J. Gentile
WOONSOCKET- Clifford J. Gentile, 46, of Woonsocket, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at home. He was the loving father of Daniel M. Gentile who resides with his mother Michele Plath in Sarasota, FL.
Born in Framingham, MA on February 5, 1965, he was the son of the late Alfred L. Gentile and Frances A. "Ann" (Martini) Gentile-Cohen and her husband Allan Cohen of Centerville, MA.
WOONSOCKET- Cecile Boulanger, 87, formerly of Flat St. Cumberland and Rhode Island Ave., Woonsocket, died Friday evening at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Normand A. Boulanger.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Genevieve (Rainville) Bernier. She was a resident of Woonsocket for most of her life.
Mrs. Boulanger was employed by the French Worsted Mill and later at CD Barnes Company in North Smithfield before retiring in 1986.
Cecile was a loving wife and mother and devoted grandmother.
Cindy Jean Palmer
NORTH ATTLEBORO- Cindy Jean ( Heon) Palmer, of Forest Street, North Attleboro died Saturday Sept. 24, 2011 at home.
She was the Fiance of Robert Patten, of North Attleboro, and she was the former wife of Glenn C. Palmer Sr. of Texas.
Cindy was born in Attleboro a daughter of Gene R. Heon and the late Dolores (Gaudreau) Pedro.
She was a Certified Nursing Assistant, for over 20 years for the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Attleboro.
Cindy has lived in North Attleboro for over 15 years coming from Attleboro.
WOONSOCKET - Florence (Houle) Boisvert, 93, of Woonsocket, died Friday, September 23, 2011 in the St. Antoine Residence, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Alphonse Boisvert.
Born in Upton, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Herve and Opalma (Fontaine) Houle. She lived in Woonsocket for most of her life.
WOONSOCKET - Roy L. Brunelle 45, of Willow St. died September 20th at Phillip Hulitar Center. He was born in Woonsocket a son of Helena (Hebert) Brunelle of Woonsocket and the late Roger E. Brunelle. Roy was a dough master for Pizza Hut for two years before retiring in 2010 due to illness. He had previously worked as a CNA at Hebert Nursing Home for thirteen years. Roy enjoyed GEO Caching.com and fly fishing. Roy was a loving person and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
HARRISVILLE - Mary A. (Archambault) Lesperance Smith, 57, of Chapel St, died Sat. Sept. 24, at Lydia Taft House in Uxbridge, surrounded by her loving family. Her first husband Michael E. Lesperance died in 1994.
Robert E Croteau 73, of St. Joseph St. died Thursday at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Lucille A. (St. Germain) Croteau. Born in Woonsocket ,he was the son of the late Ernest and Alice (Lacroix) Croteau. Bob was an auto body repair man for the former Lacroix Auto Body in Providence for twenty years, he had previously worked for UniRoyal for sixteen years. He served in the National Guard. He is a graduated of RI Trade Shop School. Bob was an avid Bingo player and also a Bingo Caller at Precious Blood Church for twenty years.
Cecilia Y. (Beaudry) Nichols, 97, of The Herbert Nursing Home, Smithfield and formerly of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 24, 2011 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent S. Nichols deceased in 2002. Born in Woonsocket on June 8, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Albina (Allard) Beaudry. She was the loving mother of Robert V. Nichols of Warwick, RI, Donald E.