Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Thomas V. Blazejewski
WAKEFIELD - Thomas V. Blazejewski, 87, of Wakefield, died July 19, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Florence (Richmond) Blazejewski for 65 years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Frank and Valeria (Kukla) Blazejewski.
Mr. Blazejewski was a machinist in the manufacturing industry for many years. He served honorably with the US Army during World War II.
Edward J. Gorman
WOONSOCKET - Edward J. Gorman, 77, passed on July 19th, he was the longtime companion of Danny Savard.
Born in Maine, he was the son of the late Patrick O. Gorman and Jane (Blouin) McClaine.
He had been employed in the jewelry industry for many years.
Besides his companion he is survived by his beloved dog "Mollie", his aunts, Ester Morgan of Augusta, Maine, and Emma Watts of Alabama and many cousins.
Sylvia B. Forte
CUMBERLAND- Sylvia B. Forte, 80, passed away Thursday in the Miriam Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Antonio A. Forte. The had been married for the past 60 years.
Born in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late Russell W. and Beatrice (Caron) Champagne. She resided in Cumberland for the past 54 years.
She was employed by the former Drolet Hardware Co., Pawtucket for 13 years retiring in 1995.
Crystal J. Hall
PROVIDENCE- Crystal J. Hall, 64, of Providence, formerly of Burrillville, RI, passed away July 17, 2013 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston MA.She is the daughter of Crystal Joy (Wright) Hall of Pascoag, RI, and the late Pastor Frank Schulte Hall, (former pastor of the Berean Baptist Church, Harrisville). For funeral information please visit
Ronald L. J. Ouellette
LADY LAKE, FLORIDA- Ronald (Ron) Ouellette, 70, of Florida, formerly of Woonsocket passed away on June 6, 2013, at The Villages Hospital.
Ron was born on Jan 18, 1943 in Woonsocket. He was the son of the late Aldeo (Leo) and Florence (Hantis) Ouellette also of Woonsocket. Ron graduated from Mount St. Charles in 1961.
Gerald W. "Gerry" Fournier Sr.
BURRILLVILLE- Gerald W. "Gerry" Fournier Sr., 85, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at home. He was the husband of the late Beverly E. (Gingell) Fournier.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Grant Sr. and Loretta Fournier. He lived in Harrisville most of his life.
NIVERVILLE, NY- Andrew A. Kennedy, Jr., 76, of Niverville, NY died Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at his home.
Born October 19, 1936 in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Andrew A. and Helen (O'Gara) Kennedy Sr.
Doris J. Brunette
WOONSOCKET- Doris J. Brunette, 86, passed away on July 15, 2013 at her residence.
She is survived by her children, Donald Brunette and Monica Aberdeen both of Woonsocket, RI. She is also survived by four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral Services and burial will be private. Arrangements are entrusted to the Egidio DiPardo & Sons Funeral Home, 75 Harris Ave., Woonsocket.
Marion E. Belleville
WOONSOCKET- Marion E. (Nichols) Belleville, 90, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the Holiday Retirement Home in Lincoln. She was the wife of the late Ralph N. Belleville, to whom she was married for over sixty years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Emile and Lillian (Lever) Nichols.
Edgar T. Lajoie
CUMBERLAND- Edgar T. Lajoie, 92, of Mary wood Lane, Cumberland, R.I. formerly of Blackstone, Ma., died, Sunday July 14, 2013, in the Holiday Retirement Home, with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Stasia (Kinash) Lajoie.
Born in Woonsocket, Son of the late Joseph and Helena (Trudeau) Lajoie.
Mr. Lajoie was Owner and Operator of Tile Craft in Bellingham, MA. Before retiring in l983.
He was a United States Navy Veteran, serving in WW11.
He enjoyed fishing, rock climbing and exploring the woods in Maine.