Archive - Jul 2013 - Obituary
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Shirley (Nelson) Martin, 86, of No. Smithfield, died July 9, 2013 in Hebert Nursing Home, Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Edward A. Martin. Born in North Smithfield, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Minnie (Follett) Nelson.
Shirley was a supervisor for Amprex for 25 years. She was a member of the Smithfield Quaker Meeting House of Friends in North Smithfield.
Lucie H. Potvin
WOONSOCKET- Lucie H. Potvin, 93, formerly of Privilege St., Woonsocket died Saturday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Theodore Potvin.
Born in St. Bartholomy, P.Q., Canada, she was a daughter of the late Adelard and Victoria (Farley) Malboeuf. She came to the United States in 1923 and remained a lifelong resident of the city.
Bertha J. Julevich
WOONSOCKET- Bertha J. (Olech) Julevich, 99, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Home Hospice of Rhode Island in Providence after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Albert E. Julevich.
Born in Manville, RI, she was educated in Slatersville, RI. She was a resident of Woonsocket, RI for many years, previously living in Stoughton for over 35 years.
Mrs. Julevich worked as an inspector for Analog Devices for several years, retiring over 40 years ago. In her free time, she enjoyed reading newspapers, painting and crossword puzzles.
Lorraine L. Benoit
WOONSOCKET- Lorraine L. (Lebeau) Benoit, 82, of Fairmount St., died July 11, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late A. Wilfred Benoit.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Magloire and Laura (Durocher) Lebeau.
Mrs. Benoit worked as a Account Manager for the Visiting Nurses of Greater Woonsocket for thirty years, retiring in 1995. She also worked for Archway Cookie and the Rubber Shop.
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Perron, Therese (Poisson) 80, of Eddie Dowling Highway, died Thursday, July 11, at home. She was the beloved wife of Richard Perron.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Laura (Lachapelle) and Henri Poisson, Jr., she was raised in the Manville section of Lincoln, and lived there for many years, before moving to Central Falls, and then North Smithfield in 1973.
Mrs. Perron was employed for many years by Mine Safety Appliances before retiring. She loved knitting and needlecraft, and cooking. She was a communicant of Saint James Church, Manville.
Claire I. Souders
WOONSOCKET- Claire I. Souders 82, of Carnation St., died Thursday at RI Hospital. She was the wife of Charles H. Souders.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Eva (Baril) Bourassa.
Claire was a stitcher for the former Uni-Royal Co. for twenty years, until they closed. She then went back to school and became a LPN and worked at Fatima Hospital for several years. She enjoyed cooking, reading, traveling and gardening.
BLACKSTONE- Anna (Kostyk) Makar, 93, of Blackstone, MA. died Sunday, July 14, 2013 at the Holiday Retirememt Home in Manviile, RI.
Dennis J. Cabral
BLACKSTONE, MA- Dennis J. Cabral, 70, of Blackstone and formerly of Uxbridge passed away Fri. July 12, 2013 in Milford Regional Medical Ctr., Milford with his family by his side.
He was born in Woonsocket, RI in 1942 the son of the late John C. and Lillian Maria (Pacheco) Cabral.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, serving in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years.
Maurice G. Tondreau
HARRISVILLE- Maurice G. Tondreau, 69, of Ironmine Rd., died Friday at home. He was the husband of Jacqueline (Sylvestre) Tondreau.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Albert and Irene (Lessard) Tondreau.
Moe was a mail carrier for the US Postal Service for thirty eight years through the Woonsocket and Providence Post Offices. He was an avid fisherman and always enjoyed life.
DAYTON- Marjorie Gloria Mullett, age 68, passed away unexpectedly on July 11, 2013 in Gorham.
She was born in Glocester, RI on Sept. 23, 1944, a daughter of the late Charles and Bessie (Phetteplace) Migneault.
After graduating from high school, she was a caregiver and provided a home for several foster children.