Archive - May 2013 - Obituary
Janice L. Bergeron
BURRILLVILLE- Bergeron, Janice L., 58, of Mapleville, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Dennis Bergeron.
She was the daughter of Gertrude (Gross) Lamoureux and the late Normand L. Lamoureux and sister of Elaine Heath.
A committal service to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Saturday at 9:30AM at the RI Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Food For The Poor. For complete obituary visit
Mary Kelly C. Pacheco
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Mary Kelly C. Pacheco, 93, resident of North Smithfield, died May 26, 2013, at the Landmark Medical Center, in Woonsocket, RI.
She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Pacheco.
She was born in Ely, Nevada, a daughter of the late William & Madeline (Leahy) Kelly.
Walter H. Sharawara
WHITINSVILLE- Walter H. Sharawara, 92, of Pleasant Street, died Sunday, May 26 at St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Worcester with family by his side. His wife of 52 years, Mary A. (Keogh) Sharawara, died September 6, 1998.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on April 4, 1921, Walter was the son of Jakym and Antonina (Latocki) Sharawara and was raised in Blackstone.
WOONSOCKET- Rebecca "Rachel" (Robillard) Frayne, 100, died Sunday May 26, 2013 in The Holiday Nursing Home, Lincoln, surrounded by family and friends. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Frayne.
Born in Ste. Emelie, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Alexandre and Marie (Genereaux) Robillard. She has been a resident of Woonsocket since 1920.
Michael A. Leonard
WOONSOCKET- Michael A. Leonard, 35, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully Friday, May 24, 2013, at Trinity Nursing Home in Woonsocket.
He was the husband of Jean Leonard and the father of Michaela and Michael Jr.
He was the brother of Charlene, Edward, Steven and amber. He was the son of Eleanor Leonard and the uncle of C.J. Royster.
He was an avid lover of the Boston red Sox. He will be deeply missed and forever in our hearts.
Funeral arrangements will be private.
Betty Jo Tessier
WOONSOCKET- Tessier, Betty Jo, 86, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully Friday May 24th at Oakland Grove Health Center. She was the wife of the late Frederick E. Tessier.
Born in Charlotte, NC, a daughter of the late Frontis and Margaret Hartis.
BELLINGHAM, MA- Mary Alice (Arsenault) Henderson, 85, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Milford Regional Medical Center after a brief illness with loving family by her side. Married for 67 years, she was the beloved wife of Joseph K. Henderson of Bellingham, MA.
Born and raised in Waltham, MA, Mary was the daughter of the late Phillip and Catherine (Aucoin) Arsenault and the sister of Gerald Arsenault and Yvonne Henderson. She had resided in Bellingham for the last 60 years.
Joseph B. Reynolds
WOONSOCKET- Joseph B. Reynolds 50, resident of Woonsocket, died May 18, 2013 at his residence.
He was the son of the late James Sr. and Alice (Hingley) Reynolds.
He worked for Hometown Auto Body in North Smithfield; previously he worked for the Polytop Co, and Walmart. He lived most of his life in Woonsocket; formerly he lived in North Smithfield and Burrillville.
He is survived by his children, daughter, Kristania Reynolds, son, Shane Reynolds, sisters, Janet A. Bedard, and Joan M. Reynolds, and brothers, Jeffrey C. Reynolds, and John H. Reynolds.
Helen S. Hagan
BURRILLVILLE- Helen S. (Fidrych) Hagan, 91, died peacefully Friday, May 24, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at Philip Hulitar Home & Hospice Care of RI, Providence. Beloved wife of William F. Hagan Sr., they were married for 66 years.
Born in Pascoag, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sofya (Radziewicz) Fidrych. She was a lifelong resident of Pascoag.
Helen worked in area textile mills and at Tupperware, then at Zambarano Hospital before retiring. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church, Pascoag and one of its oldest parishioners.