Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Jeanne P. Riccio
WOONSOCKET- Jeanne P. (Gagnon) Riccio, 68, of Jillson Avenue died Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Leon J. and Jeannine P. (Lacroix) Gagnon, she had lived in Cumberland for 5 years before moving to Woonsocket 8 years ago.
Mrs. Riccio was an account payables clerk for A. T. Cross Company, Lincoln for 37 years before retiring in 2003.
ATTLEBORO - Norman James Bishop, age 85, of Emeritus at Canterbury Woods passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 at the Sturdy Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Norman was born on April 12, 1928 in Milford, MA. He was the son of the late Louis and Rose (Bouley) Bishop and brother of the late Loretta Felice of Woonsocket.
Carol A. Smith
BLACKSTONE- Carol A. (Lehman) Smith, 71, of Blackstone, passed away peacefully on Nov. 5th at her home, with her family at her side. She was the loving wife for over fifty years to Warren Smith.
Born, December 8, 1941 in Concord, MA. she was the daughter of the late George W. & Mabel B. (Hamilton) Lehman,
Jean M. Porter
BELLINGHAM- Jean M. (Whitelaw) Porter, 78, of Bellingham died Mon. Nov. 4, 2013 at the Mary Ann Morse Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Natick. She was the wife of the late Thomas Porter.
Mrs. Porter had been employed as an accounting clerk for several retail and manufacturing companies in the area prior to her retirement.
She was born April 12, 1935 in Edinburgh, Scotland the daughter of the late David and Ella (Smith) Whitelaw and had been a resident of Bellingham since 1966.
Michael M. Martin
OAKLAND- Michael M. Martin, 69, of 290 Whipple Ave, Oakland, RI died at his home, Monday morning, October 28th.
Born September 7th, 1944, he was the son of the late Harry and Karen (Strendvik) Martin, and also proceeded in death by his sister, Karen.
He was a graduate of Woonsocket High School and was a retired Teamster working for many trucking companies throughout his life. He was credited with over 2 million safe driving miles. Mr. Martin had an incredible passion for flying, accumulating over 5,000 hours of flying time.
Joseph C. R. Brissette
WOONSOCKET- Joseph C. "Tony" Brissette 75, of Walnut Hill Rd. died Monday at home. He was the husband of Erika (Finster) Brissette.
Born in Pascoag he was a son of the late Joseph C. and Parmelia (Gaulet) Brissette.
Tony was a registered land surveyor for the State of RI for thirty three years before retiring in 1989. He was a US Air Force Veteran.
Cheryl F. Arsenault
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO- Cheryl F. (Hawes) Arsenault 54, formerly of Woonsocket, died June 10, 2013 in Colorado Springs, CO, where she resided for the past twenty years.
She was born in Worcester, MA a daughter of the late Martin and Claire (Robillard) Hawes.
Cheryl worked as a waitress and hostess in several restaurants in Colorado Springs. She was a 1976 graduate of Woonsocket High School.
Michael A. Roy
WOONSOCKET- Michael A. Roy, 59, of Woonsocket died peacefully Tuesday morning at Landmark Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Norma (Coutu) Roy. They were married on November 26, 1992.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Henry R. Roy, Sr. and Lucille (Riendeau) Roy. He was a lifelong resident the city.
Mike was employed at Bird Machine Inc. in South Walpole and was the proprietor of R &G Auto Sales in Uxbridge for many years.
Doris M. Martin
WOONSOCKET- Doris M. (Riquier) Martin, 91, of Monroe St., died Sunday November 3, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Leo J. Martin.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late William and Mary (Hogue) Riquier.
Doris worked for 50 years at Florence Dye prior to retiring at the age of 62.
Carole A. Durand
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Durand Carole A. 76, resident of North Smithfield, passed away November 2, 2013 at the Landmark Medical Center.
She was born in Portland ME, a daughter of the late Leon & Freda (Grant) Strout.
She worked for the former CD Burnes Co., for many years. Just prior to her retirement, she was employed at Homefront in Woonsocket as a home aid where she assisted the elderly.