Archive - 2012 - Obituary
BLACKSTONE- Robert L. Bourque, Sr., 67, of Blackstone, died Saturday, January 21 2012 at home. He was the husband of Carol A. (MacDonald) Bourque whom he married May 9, 1964. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Henry and Irene (Lesperance) Bourque.
He worked twenty seven years for the Commonwealth of MA at State Hospitals, retiring as a Mason.
Chester E. Corey
PUTNAM, CT.- Chester E. Corey of Putnam, CT. He was surrounded by his loving wife and children when he went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 20, 2012.
Born December 26, 1944 to Noella (Lavarierre) Bennett and Arthur Corey.
He was raised by his mother and step-father, Herbert Bennett, Sr. He lived in Putnam all his life graduating from Putnam High in 1963. He started the Bargain Buyer with his first wife, Phyllis in 1970, a local publication in Rhode Island.
Andre J. Soucy
WOONSOCKET- Andre J. Soucy 59, of Logee St., died peacefully Saturday surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Colleen Soucy. He was born in Providence, a son of Lucille (Desaulniers) Soucy, and the late Rodrique Soucy.
Mr. Soucy was a machine operator for Wood Engineering and Rochambeau Mills before retiring in 2000 due to illness. He enjoyed cooking and gardening and was a 1971 graduate of Mt. St. Charles Academy.
Donald F. Kerr
UPTON- Donald F. Kerr, 84, of Upton died Sat. Jan. 21, 2012 in the Brigham & Womens Hospital in Boston. He was the husband of Miriam L. (Colwell) Carpenter Kerr and the late Anne E. (Lockey) Kerr who died in 2002.
Mr. Kerr was the Owner and President of Kerr Steel Detailers, Inc. of Upton for 30 years prior to his retirement in 2002. Mr. Kerr established his company in 1972.
Lucille L. Lalumiere
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Lucille L. Lalumiere, 87, of Lincoln, formerly of North Smithfield and Glendale, Rhode Island and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed away on Friday, January 20,2012, at the Albion Court of Lincoln Assisted Living.
She was born Wednesday, August 20, 1924, in Montreal, Canada, daughter of the late Joseph and Blanche (Brisebois) Pepin.
Lucille loved spending time at home with her family, especially with her two adopted miniature schnauzers- Meaghan and Noah. She also enjoyed gardening and listening to music.
William Leo Thibodeau
TOPSFIELD- Mr. William Leo Thibodeau, 83, son of the late Leo and Margaret (Donnelly) Thibodeau of North Smithfield, Rhode Island. He was married to Patricia Greene, formerly of Woonsocket, Rhode Island for 57 years.
He was educated at St. Paul School in Blackstone, MA and La Salle Academy in Providence, Rhode Island, Class of 1946. He graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island in 1957.
CAMDEN, SC- A private memorial service to celebrate the life of Linda Ann Grignon Boisvert, 68, of Camden, formerly of Blackstone, MA will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made in Linda's memory to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Linda died Friday, January 20, 2012.
Born in Blackstone, MA, she was the daughter of the late Dealfuss Grignon and Dorothy Darling Grignon.
Cooking was her passion and she loved to laugh and was always a child at heart. Linda loved the beach and playing cards with her family and friends.
Joseph Winston Sr.
PROVIDENCE- Joseph Winston Sr. 74, formerly of Woonsocket, died Thursday at the Philip Hulitar Center.
He was born in Scotts, MS, a son of the late Mary Peters and J.W. Winston.
He was one of six children. He was the husband of the late Sally B. Winston, and was the long time friend and companion of Miss Lillie Harmon. He worked as a custodian for the Framingham School Dept. for 19 years before retiring in 1978. He enjoyed fishing and playing checkers.
MAPLEVILLE- Robert Ames, 57, of Zenon St., Mapleville, died Saturday, January 14, 2012 at Rhode Island Hospital.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Maynard L. and Catherine (Dwyer) Ames. He was a lifelong resident of Mapleville.
Mr. Ames plied his trade as a welder and was employed by Supreme Corporation in Harrisville and previously worked at Janell Truck Bodies.
Robert enjoyed fishing and playing in a pool league.
Robert J. Danis
MILFORD- Robert J. Danis, 86, of Milford MA, died Tuesday, January 17, 2012, in his home. He was the husband of Antoinette (Andreola) Danis of 52 years.
He was born in Woonsocket RI, son of the late George Danis Sr. and Rose (Halon) Danis and lived in Woonsocket before moving to Milford MA in 1959. He was a graduate of the Woonsocket High school class of 1942.
He was a World War II Navy Veteran.
Mr. Danis retired in 1984 from the former General Motors Corp. in Framingham where he was employed as a foreman and also on the repair line.