Archive - 2013 - Obituary
WYNNEWOOD, PA - Richard Bagley, 85, of Wynnewood, PA, died in his home on December 6, 2013. He was the husband of the late Antonetta (DiSpirito) Bagley. Born in Woonsocket, RI, the son of the late Margaret (Vaughan) Bagley, he was raised in Blackstone, MA having received a great deal of attention and support from his Uncle Edward Bagley. He was educated at Blackstone-Millville Regional High School, the University of Alabama, and Clark University.
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Irene Lafrenais, 92, of Rhodes Ave passed peacefully December 5, 2013 at St Antoine Residence N. Smithfield, R.I. surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Albert E. Lafrenais.
Born in Woonsocket, R.I., a daughter of the late Adelard & Evelina 'Laplante' Jalette.
Survived by her children Albert E. Lafrenais, his wife Leslie, Eveline Vetri her husband Glenn all of TX. grandsons Marc Lafrenais, Eric Lafrenais, great-grand children Brittany, Nathanial, Haley, Thayne. Sister of the late Lucien Jalette, Cecile Kolonick, Joseph Jalette.
Doris R. Roy
WOONSOCKET - Doris R. Roy, 88, formerly of Chateau Clare, died Friday at The Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Normand L. Roy.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Bernadette (St. Louis) Pichette. She was raised in Woonsocket and resided for 18 years in Hartford, CT before returning to Woonsocket.
Laurice A. Carriere
CUMBERLAND - Carriere, Laurice A. (Koury), 74, of Cumberland, RI passed away December 3, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late John & Mary (Elias) Koury.
Laurice owned and operated the former Carriere's Furniture Store in North Smithfield for many years. She lived most of her life Woonsocket and previously lived in Uxbridge, MA. She was a volunteer at the Ephata Retreat House.
Gloria L. Canale
CUMBERLAND- Gloria L. Canale 88, formerly of Flat St. died Wednesday at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Robert W. Charland and Harold G. Canale.
Gloria was co-owner, along with her husband Harold, of the former Embassy Restaurant for ten years until 1975.
Lawrence W. Mousseau
SEBRING, FL- Lawrence W. Mousseau, 84, of Sebring, FL died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at his home after a long illness. He was the husband of Madeleine (Laliberte). He was born in Dudley, MA but was a long time resident of both RI and FL. He was the son of the late Edward and Diana (Tetreault) Mousseau.
He is survived by his children, Elizabeth Appleton and her husband Robert, Gerald Mousseau and his wife Nancy, Diane Zayonc and her husband Joseph, and John Mousseau and his wife Bonnie as well as a brother, Edward Mousseau and a sister, Lorraine Cornell.
Iris N. Leschishin
WALPOLE- LESCHISHIN Iris N. (Chehowy) of Walpole, formerly of Cleveland, OH and Thunder Bay, Ontario died December 4th, 2013; dear sister of Nestor of Thunder Bay, devoted mother to Denis of Duluth, MN, Mark of Wawa, Ontario, Gregory of Waltham, Taras of Roslindale and cherished aunt of Elissa Homenock Collens of Virginia; grandmother to Amber Lynn Vreeman, Ryan Leschishin, Paul Leschishin and Ana Leschishin of Minnesota; great-grandmother to Alyssa, Addison, Tyler and Drew Vreeman of Minneapolis, MN.
Normand A. Piette
BLACKSTONE, MA- Normand A. Piette, 72, of Early Village Drive, died December 4, 2013 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Maureen (Holt) Piette whom he married October 12, 1985.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late William A. and Germaine N. (Lavallee) Piette. He lived in Woonsocket for twenty-five years prior to moving to Blackstone in 2010.
Richard R. Berard
BLACKSTONE- Richard R. Berard, 79, of Blackstone, MA passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Landmark Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 57 years of Madeleine M. (Dalpe) Berard.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on March 21, 1934, he was the son of the late Francois and Marie Anne (Bibeault) Berard.
Raymond A. Smith
NAPLES, FL- Raymond A. Smith, 88, of Pine Isle Lane, Naples, died November 29, 2013 at home. He was the husband of Sylvia (Hanczaryk) Smith whom he married May 29, 1949.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Raymond H. and Eila (Broadhead) Smith-Rawcliffe. He lived in Cumberland for thirty-two years prior to moving to Naples in 1988.