Archive - 2013 - Obituary
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA- JONES Michelle Elizabeth Jones, 59, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida.
Michelle was a native and longtime resident of Woonsocket, Rhode Island where she was also a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. She moved to Jacksonville, FL with her husband 10 years ago.
She was preceded in death by a son, Adam Luc Jones. Survivors include her husband, Jesse L. Jones; one daughter, Candy Portman; one son, David Jones, Sr.; one brother, Donnie Cardin; four grandchildren; other loving family and dear friends.
Robert A. Marshall
BURRILLVILLE - Marshall, Robert A., 58, died Wednesday at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Judith (Sinnott) Marshall.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of Ruth (Hanna) Marshall of Putnam, Ct. and the late Daniel Marshall, Sr. Bob was a lifelong Burrillville resident.
He was the owner of RA Marshall Piping Company in Burrillville for over 20 years. He enjoyed hunting and camping.
Irene S. Mathisen
CUMBERLAND- Irene S. Mathisen, 86, of Fisher Road, passed away Wednesday at Elmhurst Extended Care, Providence. She was the wife and childhood friend of John Mathisen whom she married 40 years later, and remained happily married for 40 more years.
Born in Union City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Gustav and Anna (Dowling) Schoenleber. She resided in Cumberland for over 50 years, previously residing in Wayne, NJ.
Mrs. Mathisen was employed as a Real Estate Agent for Coleman Realty for many years and was a member of the RI Realtors Association.
MANVILLE- Anna (Dypry) Recorvits, 99, a resident of the Holiday Retirement Home passed away peacefully on Wednesday at the home with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of the late Michael Recorvits.
Born Dec. 17, 1913 in Valley Falls, RI, she was the daughter of the late Paul & Josephine (Lass) Dypry.
Jeannette V. Ethier
BURRILLVILLE- Jeannette V. Ethier, resident of Pascoag, formerly of Harrisville, died June 17, 2013, at the Overlook Nursing Home.
She was the wife of the late Joseph Ethier.
She was born in Harrisville, RI, daughter of the late Ernest & Clara (Tatro) Boucher.
Jeannette worked in area textiles many years retiring from the former Desmon Mill Co. in Woonsocket in 1982. She was a member of the Burrillville Senior Citizens, the Ashton Court Club, the Northwest Choralers, and the Glocester Womens Bowling League.
COLFAX. CA- Viola Slowick was born Valeria Narkiewicz in Pawtucket in 1915.
She grew up in the area, and worked in Quonset during World War II as a Rosie the Riveter defense worker.
After the war, she married John A. Slowick in 1946, and they lived in Woonsocket until John died in 1999. John ran the Slowick Brothers Garage in Social for many years.
John F. DiLibero
BLACKSTONE- John F. "Chip" DiLibero, 67, of Blackstone, MA passed away unexpectedly at home after being stricken on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. He was the beloved husband for 43 years of Christine M. (Joyal) DiLibero.
Born in Milford, MA on May 18, 1946, he was the son of the late John W. and Rita A. (Allaire) DiLibero.
Roger E. Roy
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Roger E. Roy, 51, of North Smithfield, formerly of Woonsocket, died Saturday morning at home.
Born and raised in Woonsocket, he was a son of Vivian D. (Mandeville) Roy and the late Roger N. Roy.
He attended Woonsocket schools was a resident of Woonsocket for most of his life and lived in North Smithfield for the last 12 years.
Roger was a self-employed contractor operating R&R Painting in the local area for many years. He also previously worked at Electric Boat.
Roger A. Fontenault
GLOCESTER- Roger A., FONTENAULT, 87, formerly of Stirling Drive, died peacefully at his home, Monday, June 17, 2013. He was the husband of the late Beatrice F. (Labrosse) Fontenault and Claire M. (Vezina) Fontenault.
Born in Blackstone, MA, he was a son of the late Aldor and Cecile (Girard) Fontenualt.
Lucille T. Laporte
CENTRAL FALLS- Lucille T. Laporte, 81, passed June 14, 2013. She was the loving wife of the late Arthur L. Laporte.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Wilfred and Mary-Jane (Raymond) Maurice.
She had been employed as a winding technician for many years, retiring from Quality Ribbon after 20 years.