Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Arnold A. Smith
WOONSOCKET- Arnold A. Smith, 77, of Fall St. died Friday August 16, 2013, at home with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Joyce (Ducharme) Smith.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Harold and Mildred (Mowry) Smith.
Mr. Smith worked in maintenance for Amica Ins. for 15 years and Textron for 10 years, prior to retiring.
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
He was an avid sports enthusiast, and enjoyed watching his favorite teams on television.
Paul R. Guevremont
MANVILLE- Paul R. Guevremont, 95, formerly of Manville Manor, passed away Sunday in the Oakland Grove Nursing Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Marie (Leclerc) Guevremont,
Born in St. Ignace, de Loyola, Quebec, Canada, he was the son of the late Joseph and Marie Rose Guevremont. He resided in the Manville section of Lincoln for most of his life.
Mr. Guevremont, was employed as a weaver for many years until his retirement.
He was a communicant of the St. James Church, Manville.
Clement M. Giard
CUMBERLAND- Clement M. Giard, 89 of Bear Hill Rd., died Saturday at Mt St. Rita Health Center. He was the husband of Muriel (Brousseau) Giard with whom he had been married for sixty two years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Clement A. and Bertha (Maurice-Chaput) Giard.
He served in the US Army during WWII. Clem was a driver and salesman for Peter Pan Ice Cream for twenty six years retiring in 1985. He was a lifetime member of the St. Joseph Veterans Association, a member of the AMVETS Post #13, VFW Post #6342 and the St. Joseph Senior Citizens.
David A. Forget
BELLINGHAM- David A. Forget, 58, of Bellingham, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2013.
He was the loving father of David J. Forget, Becky A. Forget, Nathan E. Forestal and Nadine M. Forestal all of Bellingham; and leaves his cherished grandchildren, Jacob, Karyssa, Tyler, Tessa, Nathan Jr. and Logan.
Born in Woonsocket on May 15, 1955, he was the son of Raymond J. and Beatrice V. (Langlois) Forget of Woonsocket.
Wayne J. Pepler
SPENCER- Wayne J. Pepler 66, of R. Jones Rd., died Saturday, August 17 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester surrounded by his loving family.
He leaves his wife of 41 years, Nancy L. (DelPrete) Pepler, his son Mark W. Pepler and his wife Michelle of Scarborough, ME., his daughters Amy M. Pepler of Belmont and Lindsay A. Burrowbridge and her husband Ryan of Kittery, ME., his father Clarence J. Pepler of Spencer, five grandchildren; Madeline, Owen and Emerson Pepler and Ayla and Harper Burrowbridge, several nieces and nephews.
Dr. Robert G. Ducharme
EVANSTON IL- Dr. Robert G. Ducharme 87, of Evanston IL, raised in Mapleville, RI, passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 23, 2013, while visiting family in Colorado.
Warren R. Goodwin
SUN CITY CENTER, FLORIDA- Warren R. Goodwin, 89, of Sun City Center, Florida, formerly of North Smithfield, RI passed away on July 2, 2013.
He is survived by his wife Lois of 66 years. He will be sadly missed by his 5 children, Bradford of Sun City Center, FL., Brian, Warren, Jr. and Scott all of North Smithfield, and Lori Goodwin of West Palm Beach, FL. He was a grandfather of 8 and a great grandfather of five and also leaves several nieces and nephews.
Fred B. Erdman, Jr.
BLACKSTONE- Fred B. Erdman, Jr. 80, of Blackstone MA, passed away surrounded by his family on August 10, 2013, at his residence.
He was the husband of the late Suzanne (Sechko) Erdman.
He was born in Brooklyn, NY, a son of the late Fred & Jeanette (Seiders) Erdman, Sr.
He worked for Lifespan Inc. and also for the Kennedy Donovan Center as a group home manager as well as the Roche Brothers Grocery Market as a manager. He was a Blackstone resident for many years, formerly living in North Carolina and New York.
Frederick J. Soltys
CUMBERLAND- Frederick J. Soltys, 88, a long time resident of Cumberland, RI, passed away on Sunday, August 11th 2013 at the Woonsocket Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Alice M. (Jackson) Soltys.
Born on July 4, 1925 in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late John & Veronica (Walczak) Soltys and the youngest Brother of Rudolph and Alphonse Soltys, both now deceased.
Theresa M. Methot
WOONSOCKET- Therese M. Methot, 86, of Woonsocket died Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center.
Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Eugenie (Briere) Guilmain. She was raised in Manville and lived most of her life in Woonsocket.
Therese was homemaker and had a special place in her heart for animals and loved her dog "Princess". She also enjoyed gardening and puzzles.