Archive - Feb 2013 - Obituary
Henrietta E. Eddleston
WOONSOCKET- Henrietta "Sweetie" E. (Baxter) Eddleston, 89, of No. Providence, died February 22, 2013 in Hopkins Manor, No. Providence. She was the wife of the late John L. Eddleston.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Emmett C. and Ella M. (Courchaine) Baxter.
Richard L. Cote
WOONSOCKET- Richard L. Cote, 60, of Diamond Hill Road passed away Thursday at home surrounded by his loving friends and family. He was the husband of Celine (Lacombe) Cote, and they had been married for 40 years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Treffle and Imelda (Charrette) Cote. He was a life-long resident of Woonsocket.
Mr. Cote was the owner of Rick's Service and Towing Inc. of Woonsocket for over 33 years retiring due to illness.
John P. Drew
BELLINGHAM, MA. - John P. Drew, 74, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at home with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 39 years of Gail M. (Russell) Drew.
Jeanne J. Berard
MANVILLE - Jeanne J. Berard, 85, of Manville, formerly of Flat St. Cumberland, died Wednesday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Henrio E. Berard.
Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Hector and Laure (Poulin) Forand. She was a resident of Manville for most of her life.
Mrs. Berard was employed at HealthTex for several years.
Jeanne was a longtime communicant of St. James Parish. She was a member of the Union of Prayer, the Golden Agers and the Riverside Tenants Association.
Thomas F. Kosewski Jr.
WOONSOCKET - Thomas F. Kosewski Jr, 79, of Marshall Rd. died Tuesday February 12, 2013, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late June (Languirand) Kosewski.
Born in Cumberland son of the late Thomas F. and Jennie (Mendlak) Kosewski.
Mr. Kosewski worked as a Garment Cutter for the former Finklesteins, for several years and also as director of maintenance, for the Ballou Home prior to retiring.
He was a United States Army Veteran, during the Korean Conflict.
Ralph J. Cook
BURRILLVILLE- Ralph J. Cook, 89, died February 19, 2013 at Bayberry Commons, Pascoag. He was the husband of Ruth M. (Jeffrey) Cook whom he married May 17, 1947.
Born in Bridgeton, he was the son of the late Ralph A. and Hattie M. (Ide) Cook.
He graduated from Burrillville High School in 1942 and Hill College in 1944. He was a Charter Member and Secretary of the Bridgeton Fire Company. He was on the committee to build The White Mill Community Park. He worked for the Burrillville School Department, and was a member of the Advent Christian Church of North Scituate.
WOONSOCKET- Phiengsy Sengpraseuth, 87, of Fulton St. died Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Thongsay Sengpraseuth.
Phiengsy, is survived by her ten children, seven sons, and 3 daughters, Oudone, Samone, Limphone, Davone, Daryvanh, Bounlane, Khamkhoune, Khemphet, Air, Saysana. Nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Phiengsy was a Homemaker, and enjoyed spending time with her family.
WOONSOCKET- Thelma (Mazmanian) Perry of Newton Centre formerly of Waltham and Woonsocket RI died on Feb 16, 2013.
She was 88. She was a warm and caring person who was loved by all who knew her.
Carol A. Fontaine
WOONSOCKET- Carol A. Fontaine, 80, of Popular St. Formerly of Fairmount St. died Monday January 28, 2013, in the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Gerald Fontaine.
Born in Salem, MA. Daughter of the late Florence Maxwell.
Carol worked as a packer for the former Tupperware for 30 yrs. prior to retiring.
She is survived by one son Gary Fontaine, of Woonsocket, and one daughter Beatrice Obbagy, of Texas, and two grandchildren.
Diana M. L'Etoile
MANVILLE- Diana M. L'Etoile, 89, formerly of Parkway St., Manville, died Monday at Cortland Place in Greenville. She was the wife of the late Donatien D. L'Etoile.
Born in Marion, MA, she was a daughter of the late Joseph William Babineau and Marie (Girouard) Babineau. She was raised in Woonsocket and lived in Manville for most of her adult life.
Mrs. L'Etoile was employed by HealthTex and Miller Electric for many years.