Archive - Oct 2012 - Obituary
Nicholas B. Messier
THOUSAND OAKS, CA- Nicholas B. Messier, 64, of Thousand Oaks, California, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2012.
He is survived by his wife Jayne Sprague Messier.
Born June 26, 1948 in Hartford CT, he was the son of Bernard and Jeanne Messier, formerly of North Smithfield RI.
Messier attended Williston Academy in Easthampton, MA and Loyola College in Montreal. He was a long time craftsman of fine furniture and custom cabinetry.
He and wife Jayne enjoyed many summers at their family home on the shores of Sand Point Lake in Minnesota.
BURRILLVILLE- Mathias Match Marcoux 94, resident of Oakland, died October 6, 2012 at Bayberry Commons in Pascoag.
He was the husband of the late Mary (Lockwood) Marcoux.
Match was born in Mapleville, a son of the late Auguste & Oringa (Vanasse) Marcoux.
Rene A. Lorange
WOONSOCKET- Rene A. Lorange, 82, of Woonsocket, died Wednesday, October 3, 2012 in St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. He was the husband of Claire B. (Daignault) Lorange, whom he married November 26, 1953.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Stanislas and Philia (Lemay) Lorange.
Constance T. Gauthier
WOONSOCKET- Constance T. (Robert) Gauthier, 79, of Front St., passed away suddenly on October 5, 2012. She had been the beloved wife of the late Rene Gauthier.
Born in Woonsocket and a lifelong resident, she was the daughter of the late Aime and Doris (Guertin) Robert.
Constance had worked in the former Beaupre's Pharmacy as a cashier. Connie, as her friends called her, will be greatly missed.
Carol Ann Pero
SANTEE, CA- Former Woonsocket, RI resident, Carol Ann Pero, 62, died September 29th 2012 at the Stanford Court Nursing Center in Santee, CA.
Ms. Pero was born December 3rd, 1949 in Woonsocket to Edgar M. Pero, Sr. and Lida B. (Bell) Pero, both of Woonsocket.
Linda A. Benoit
UXBRIDGE- Linda A. (Carolo) Benoit, 52, of Uxbridge died on October 1, 2012 at home surrounded by many of her loved ones after a nearly 2 year courageous battle against breast cancer.
She was born Feb. 5, 1960 in Woonsocket, RI, the first daughter of Robert M. and Lucille (Ayotte) Carolo of Uxbridge.
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA- Angelina (Tootsie) Giguere, age 91, of Huntsville, Alabama, and formerly of Milford, Connecticut, passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2012. She was the widow of Antonio D Giguere, who was the former Finance Director for the city of Milford.
Mrs. Giguere was born on April 26, 1921 in North Adams, Massachusetts to the late John and Veronica (Charron) Sebastino.
Phyllis G. Bolduc
SORRENTO, FL- Phyllis G. Bolduc 89, of Sorrento, FL passed away on September 23, 2012.
She was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island and moved here from Alton, New Hampshire in 1978.
She is survived by her son Stephen Bolduc of Sorrento. Mrs. Bolduc was predeceased by her husband Alfred in 2009.
An informal gathering and interment for both Mr. and Mrs. Bolduc will be in Franklin, Massachusetts on the afternoon of Monday, October 22. For details visit our website
hamlinhilbish.com or call 352-357-4193 after October 10.
Rachel V. Dubey
BURRILLVILLE- Rachel V. (Soucy) Dubey, 79, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 in Pine Grove Health Center, Pascoag. She was the wife of the late Roderick P. Dubey.
Born in St. Francis, ME, she was the daughter of the late Victorie and Cesare (Michaud) Soucy.
Rachel worked as a dietary aide at Zambarano Hospital of Pascoag for many years. She also worked as a bus monitor for Nelson's Bus Company of Burrillville and for the Tri-Town Head Start Program.
Edward A. Mariani
WOONSOCKET- Edward A. Mariani, 83, of Walnut Hill Rd. died October 3rd at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Anna Jean (Vona) Mariani.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Gaetano and Francesca (Santilli) Mariani.
Edward was a meat cutter for Quinn Meat Packing Co. for over twenty years before retiring in the late seventies. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Edward was an avid cribbage player.