Archive - Sep 2013 - Obituary
Doris F. Zanella
LINCOLN- Doris F. (Gaulin) Zanella, 91, formerly of Woonsocket, died, Saturday, September 8, 2013, in the Holiday Retirement Home, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Peter C. Zanella.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Albert N. and Marie Ange (Marcotte) Gaulin.
Doris was a Homemaker. She was a member of the St. Louis Chorale for 28 years and St. Joseph Senior Citizens and volunteered at the Woonsocket Health Center for several years.
Doris loved spending time with her family and friends.
Rina R. Berthelette
MILLVILLE- Rina R. (Beauregard) Berthelette, 83, of Millville, died Friday, September 6, 2013 in the Timothy Daniels House, Holliston. She was the wife of the late Alfred L. Berthelette.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Bernadette (Houle) Beauregard.
Rina loved quilting, baking and spending time with her grandchildren.
Linda C. Paterson
BLACKSTONE- Linda C. (Brunelle) Paterson, 47, of Blackstone, died Sunday, September 8, 2013 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of Donald V. Paterson, whom she married August 22, 1987.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Armand and Rita (Durand) Brunelle.
Linda was a 1983 graduate of Woonsocket High School and earned her Associate's Degree from CCRI. She was a CNA at St. Antoine Residence and several other area nursing homes.
REEDVILLE, VIRGINIA- Betty Bruneault, 83, of Reedville, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2013.
She was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Fleeton, Virginia. Betty was so happy in her Reedville dream home, and made many new friends. She was at total peace with her life, and her Reedville family will continue to do everything to honor her memory. She will be greatly missed by everyone she has touched. Her patron saint is St. Therese, and we pray that Betty is with the Little Flower now.
TUCSON, AZ-- Daniel Poirier, 91, passed away Thursday September 5, 2013 in Tucson, AZ.
He was born in Woonsocket and a former resident of Blackstone. He worked for Milot Bros., Grossmans and Goodhues before relocating to Tucson.
Daniel is survived by his wife Mary Linda, sons Daniel Jr. of Conway, SC, Michael of Blackstone, David of Uxbridge, Philip of Woonsocket, Joseph of Carlsbad, CA, daughter Danielle Lawrence of Becket, 10 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
He served in the Marine Corp during WW II and saw action in the Pacific.
Shirley T. Lacroix
WOONSOCKET- Shirley T. Lacroix, 72, of Manville Road, died on September 7, 2013 at her home. She was the wife of the late Eugene L. Lacroix.
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lillian (Gagne) Robeau.
Shirley worked for many years in the Accounts Payable Department of CVS here in Woonsocket.
Roland L. Piette Sr,
SLATERSVILLE- Roland L. Piette Sr, 100, died September 8, 2013 in the Ballou Home.
Mr. Piette had been a resident of Slatersville for ninety six years on Providence Pike.
He was born in Millbury, MA, a son of the late Joseph and Marie (Daigle) Piette. He was the husband of the late Annette (Milliard) Piette to whom he had been married for sixty one years.
In World War II, he served in the Army in the Twelfth Armored Division, crossing France and Germany.
BLACKSTONE- Josephine R. (Wayland) Sullivan, R.N., 90, of Blackstone, MA died Sunday, September 8, 2013. She was the widow of Charles F. Sullivan, Sr., who died May 6, 1989.
Born May 15, 1923, in Rockland, MA, she was the daughter of the late William S. and Margaret (Cullen) Wayland.
Theresa A. Plouffe
WOONSOCKET- Theresa A. (Brunelle) Plouffe, 80, formerly of Sixth Ave., died Saturday, September 7, 2013, in the Friendly Home, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Conrad R. Plouffe, who died in 1996.
She was the daughter of the late Armand J. and Lillian (Dubois) Brunelle.
Theresa was a Homemaker.
Theresa B. L'Etoile
MANVILLE- Theresa B. L'Etoile, 96, of Parkway in Manville died Friday evening at Cortland Place in Smithfield.
She was a daughter of the late Auguste and Malvina (Grise) LEtoile and was a lifelong resident of Manville prior to moving to Cortland Place several years ago.
Theresa was employed at L. G. Balfour Company in Attleboro and in her younger years she worked at the Manville-Jenckes Mill.
Theresa was a lifelong communicant of St. James Parish. She enjoyed gardening, playing cards, baking, trips to Maine and area beaches and watching football.