Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Walter H. Sharawara
WHITINSVILLE- Walter H. Sharawara, 92, of Pleasant Street, died Sunday, May 26 at St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Worcester with family by his side. His wife of 52 years, Mary A. (Keogh) Sharawara, died September 6, 1998.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on April 4, 1921, Walter was the son of Jakym and Antonina (Latocki) Sharawara and was raised in Blackstone.
WOONSOCKET- Rebecca "Rachel" (Robillard) Frayne, 100, died Sunday May 26, 2013 in The Holiday Nursing Home, Lincoln, surrounded by family and friends. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Frayne.
Born in Ste. Emelie, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Alexandre and Marie (Genereaux) Robillard. She has been a resident of Woonsocket since 1920.
Michael A. Leonard
WOONSOCKET- Michael A. Leonard, 35, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully Friday, May 24, 2013, at Trinity Nursing Home in Woonsocket.
He was the husband of Jean Leonard and the father of Michaela and Michael Jr.
He was the brother of Charlene, Edward, Steven and amber. He was the son of Eleanor Leonard and the uncle of C.J. Royster.
He was an avid lover of the Boston red Sox. He will be deeply missed and forever in our hearts.
Funeral arrangements will be private.
Betty Jo Tessier
WOONSOCKET- Tessier, Betty Jo, 86, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully Friday May 24th at Oakland Grove Health Center. She was the wife of the late Frederick E. Tessier.
Born in Charlotte, NC, a daughter of the late Frontis and Margaret Hartis.
BELLINGHAM, MA- Mary Alice (Arsenault) Henderson, 85, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Milford Regional Medical Center after a brief illness with loving family by her side. Married for 67 years, she was the beloved wife of Joseph K. Henderson of Bellingham, MA.
Born and raised in Waltham, MA, Mary was the daughter of the late Phillip and Catherine (Aucoin) Arsenault and the sister of Gerald Arsenault and Yvonne Henderson. She had resided in Bellingham for the last 60 years.
Joseph B. Reynolds
WOONSOCKET- Joseph B. Reynolds 50, resident of Woonsocket, died May 18, 2013 at his residence.
He was the son of the late James Sr. and Alice (Hingley) Reynolds.
He worked for Hometown Auto Body in North Smithfield; previously he worked for the Polytop Co, and Walmart. He lived most of his life in Woonsocket; formerly he lived in North Smithfield and Burrillville.
He is survived by his children, daughter, Kristania Reynolds, son, Shane Reynolds, sisters, Janet A. Bedard, and Joan M. Reynolds, and brothers, Jeffrey C. Reynolds, and John H. Reynolds.
Helen S. Hagan
BURRILLVILLE- Helen S. (Fidrych) Hagan, 91, died peacefully Friday, May 24, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at Philip Hulitar Home & Hospice Care of RI, Providence. Beloved wife of William F. Hagan Sr., they were married for 66 years.
Born in Pascoag, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sofya (Radziewicz) Fidrych. She was a lifelong resident of Pascoag.
Helen worked in area textile mills and at Tupperware, then at Zambarano Hospital before retiring. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church, Pascoag and one of its oldest parishioners.
Irene V. Heroux
WOONSOCKET- Irene V. (Leclaire) Heroux, 69, of Woonsocket, died Thursday, May 23, 2013 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of Ronald F. Heroux, whom she married January 13, 1990.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Lena (Roy) Leclaire.
Muriel V. Hathaway
BURRILLVILLE- Muriel V. (Laperle) Hathaway, 86, died Thursday, May 23, 2013 in Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. She was the wife of Arnold Hathaway of Alan Ave. Pascoag.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Edouard and Olympe (Forcier) Laperle.
Nicoll M. Goulet
BELLINGHAM- Nicoll M. Goulet, 71, Bellingham, died peacefully at home with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of the late Lucie (Collette) Goulet.
He was born in Quebec, a son of the late William and Cecilia (Francoeur) Goulet. Nick was a long time resident of Bellingham MA.
He worked in the construction business and was the owner and operator of Nick's Drywall Construction Company, and was the developer of Benelli St. in Bellingham.