Archive - Dec 2013 - Obituary
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Lucienne (Faubert) Lemay, 77, of No. Smithfield, died Saturday, December 14, 2013 in her home. She was the wife of Normand T. Lemay, whom she married October 12, 1991 and the late Arthur T. Wigglesworth. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Leo Faubert, Sr. and Georgette (Badeau) Faubert.
Lucienne was an inspector for New England Instruments and was formerly a seamstress for Fashion Sports Ware both in Woonsocket. She loved quilting, sewing, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.
Gerald A. Cote
WOONSOCKET - Gerald A. "Jerry" Cote, 86, a lifelong resident of Woonsocket, died Saturday, November 16 after a short illness. He was the husband of the late Therese Cote who passed away in 2012. They had been married for 53 years.
Born June 7, 1927 in Fall River, he was the son of the late August and Alphema (Denault) Cote.
Katherine H. Francis
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT - Katherine H. Francis, 98, of South Windsor, wife of the late Alexander S. Francis and Matriarch of the Francis/Hutnak families, passed away, Thursday December 12, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
WOONSOCKET - Helene (Pelletier) Girard 96, formerly of Cote Ave died December 14, 2013 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Louis L. Girard. Born in P.Q. Canada, she was a daughter of the late Francois and Florilda (Thibeault) Pelletier. Mrs. Girard was a homemaker for most of her life.
Stephen P. Morelle
WOONSOCKET - Stephen P. Morelle, 56, of Cote Ave., died December 13, 2013 at home. He was the husband of Sally E. (Esten) Morelle whom he married September 2, 2000. Born in Providence, he was the son of Andree (Fugere) Morelle of Lincoln and the late Pierre Morelle.
Mr. Morelle was an avid salt and fresh water fisherman, enjoyed playing cards and loved being surrounded by family and friends.
William F. Small
WOONSOCKET- William F. Small 53, of Main St. died December 2, 2013 at Landmark Medical Center.
He was born in Woonsocket, a son of Joan (Lundy) Small and the late Walter Small.
William is survived by his siblings, Walter, Ralph. Robert, Maryann, Rose, Joyce, and Christine all of Woonsocket.
Visiting hours will be held Monday 5-7 PM at the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 99 Cumberland St. Woonsocket. Please visit
www.fournierandfournier.com for guestbook and directions.
Cecile E. Boucher
BURRILLVILLE - Cecile E. (Comtois) Boucher, 89, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 in Pine Grove Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was the wife of the late George E. Boucher Sr. Born in Harrisville, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Florida (Gauvin) Comtois.
Cecile worked in area textile mills and at Zambarano Hospital for 10 years before retiring. She was an avid Bingo player.
Armand G. Horent
SURFSIDE BEACH, SC- Horent, Armand G., 86, Surfside Beach, SC, former resident of Woonsocket, RI and Summerfield, FL passed away December 10, 2013. He was the husband of the late Louella B. (Robidoux) Horent for more than 57 years.
He was the son of the late George Horent and Lucienne (Gagnon).
Theodore F. Wrenn
BURRILLVILLE- Wrenn, Theodore F. "Ted", 80, of Pascoag, RI, formerly of Woonsocket, passed away November 30, 2013 at Bayberry Commons Nursing Home in Pascoag,.
He was the husband of Helen Lapierre-Wrenn, and the late Pauline M. (Proulx) Wrenn.
He was born June 8, 1933 in Woonsocket, a son of the late Stanley K. & Lena (Hebert) Wrenn.
Lucille C. Benjamin
WOONSOCKET- Lucille C. (Carriere) Benjamin, 97, of Woonsocket RI, passed away, Thursday, December 5, 2013, at the Beaumont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Northbridge.
She was born in Woonsocket RI, daughter of the late Alexander and Victoria (Meunier) Carriere and moved to Blackstone in 1980.
She was educated in the Woonsocket, RI schools.
Mrs. Benjamin was employed at the former French Worsted Company in Woonsocket RI and retired in 1989 from the Zayre's Corp in Bellingham where she was employed as a clerk.