Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Normand L. Lapierre
WOONSOCKET- Normand L. Lapierre, 91, of Woonsocket, died Wednesday evening at The Friendly Home. He was the husband of the late Marthe L. (Vigeant) Lapierre.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Alexandre and Georgina (Dupre) Lapierre. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Lapierre served in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII as a member of the 46th Bomb Fighter Squadron. He received the American Theater Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal and was discharged with the rank of Corporal.
Lucille O. Arnold
BLACKSTONE- Lucille O. (DeVuyst) Arnold, 93, of Millville, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013 in Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford, MA. She was the wife of the late Fordys W. Arnold.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Philemon and Flora (Fontaine) DeVuyst. She lived in Bellingham for 47 years.
She leaves her son, Russell P. Arnold of Blackstone; her granddaughter, Meredith N. Arnold; and her great grandson, Andrew P. Arnold. She was predeceased by her sister, Vivian Lepage.
FT. MYERS, FL- Roland H. St Germain, 80, of Ft. Myers, FL, formerly of Bellingham, MA, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, RI. He was the beloved husband for 56 years of Jeannette D. (Tessier) St Germain.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on July 16, 1932, he was the son of the late Henry and Gertrude (St. Amant) St Germain.
Gerald E. Turgeon
PASCOAG- Gerald E. Turgeon 79, of Donahue Rd. died Tuesday at RI Hospital.
He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Ernest and Lena Turgeon.
Gerry was a mechanic for the Marquis Service Station for thirty three years. He later worked as a stock person at the IGA in Pascoag for twenty years. Gerry was an avid card player and loved gambling at Foxwoods and Twin River.
He is survived by a brother, Lucien Turgeon of Woonsocket, and several nieces and nephews.
Vilma C. Zagaglia
WOONSOCKET- Vilma C. (Aiudi) Zagaglia, 85, of Rhodes Ave., formerly of Diamond Hill Rd., died Wednesday April 24, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, with her beloved family by her side. She was the wife of the late John Zagaglia.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Augusto and Anna (Maculan) Aiudi.
Vilma worked for the City of Woonsocket, as a Purchasing Agent for 21 years.
She was the former Past President of the Ladies Guild of St. Anthony's, and the Women's Auxiliary of the Marchigiano Club.
Robert R. Lachance
BLACKSTONE- Robert R. Lachance 79, of Summer St. died Tuesday at home. He was the husband of Constance (Benjamin) Lachance. Mr. and Mrs. Lachance would have celebrated 56 years of Marriage, April 27, 2013.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Oscar and Victoria (Chaput) Lachance.
Robert worked as a milkman for the former Ideal Dairy for ten years. He retired form Edgecomb Metals as a foreman after twenty years of employment. Bob was a Korean War Army Veteran.
WOONSOCKET- Rita Jeannette Lamoureux, 87, resident of Woonsocket, RI, died March 12, 2013, at the Oakland Grove Health Center in Woonsocket, RI.
She was the wife of the late Paul Lamoureux.
Rita was born March 2, 1926 in North Smithfield, RI, a daughter of the late Delphis & Emma Jane (Gagnon) Bacon.
CUMBERLAND- Donald A. "Ducky" Beauregard, 65, of Mendon Road died Saturday, April 20, 2013 at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Rachel (Gagnon) Beauregard.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Arthur and Marguerite J. (Roy) Beauregard, he was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.
Mr. Beauregard was a valve assembler for Crosby Valve & Gauge, Wrentham, MA for 26 years and later worked as an inspector for Consolidated Container, Franklin, MA for 5 years, retiring in 2010.
John W. Hewitt
NORTH SMITHFIELD- John W. Hewitt, 86, of Homestead Ave., died April 22, 2013 in St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. He was the husband of Ethel C. (Roberts) Hewitt whom he married April 26, 1952.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late William J. and Marie (Burns) Hewitt.
Mr. Hewitt worked twenty-eight years as an accountant and in the sales department for Brodeur Windows Distribution, Lincoln, retiring in 1992. A WWII Navy Veteran, he was a communicant and trustee of Sacred Heart Church. John was an avid Red Sox fan and loved his wife and children.
HOPEDALE- Suzie M. (Carpentier) Goulet, 57, of Hopedale, died Wednesday, April 17, at home. She was the longtime companion of Kent Clemons.
Suzie was born in Quebec, a daughter of the late Fernando and Jeannette (St. Louis) Carpentier.
She was an assembler for Honeywell in Woonsocket for many years before retiring in 2008 due to illness.