Archive - 2013 - Obituary
CUMBERLAND- Celine (Depault) Metivier, 79, of Manville Hill Road., died Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Trinity Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Oliva H. Metivier.
She is survived by her son, Marc H. Metiver, and his wife Pauline, of Cumberland; four sisters, Lucy Metivier of St. Joseph, Missouri, Marguerite Calise of Burrillville, Suzanne St. Thomas of Cumberland, and Claire Lofgren of Bellingham, Massachusetts; two brothers, Raymond Depault of Albion, and Eugene Depault of North Smithfield; and several nieces and nephews.
Eugene J. LaPlante
March 28, 1914 -
March 7, 2013
BROOKLYN, CT - Eugene J. LaPlante, 98, of Brooklyn, CT, formerly of Woonsocket, RI, husband of the late Gloria J. (Brigham) LaPlante, died Thursday at Villa Maria Nursing Home in Plainfield, CT, where he had resided for the past two years.
He retired in 1980 from the Tupperware Company.
He is survived by his daughters, Dale Anderson of FL and Judith Sauve of Casa Grande, AZ, seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Lorraine G. Bernard
WOONSOCKET- Lorraine G. (Lamarre) Bernard, 66, of Woonsocket, died Monday, March 11, 2013 in her home. She was the wife of Bernard J. Bernard, III, whom she married May 6, 1967.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Roland and Lillian (Chasse) Lamarre.
Lorraine was a dedicated nurse for over 45 years, retiring from Landmark Medical Center in 2011. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church. Lorraine enjoyed golfing in Hilton Head and spending time with her grandchildren.
ALBION- Irene Godin, 97, of Albion, died Sunday morning at Oakland Grove surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Adrien Godin, Sr.
Born in St. Eugene, P.Q., Canada, she was a daughter of the late Onesime Gendron Sr. and Anna (Norman) Gendron. She was raised in Canada and came to the United States as a child and settled in Albion.
Mrs. Godin was employed at American Tourister, Berkshire Hathaway and AT Cross in Lincoln during her working years before retiring in 1980.
Grace F. Ducharme
BURRILLVILLE- Grace F. (Austin) Ducharme, 96, died Friday Mar. 8, 2013 in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was the wife of the late Raymond J. Ducharme.
Born in Smithfield, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Lila (Ingerson) Austin and step daughter of the late Grace Austin.
She worked for many years in area Textile Mills and retired after 13 years as a CNA from Zambarano Hospital.
Robert M. Clausen
DANIELSON CT- Robert "Slim" M. Clausen 73, resident of Danielson CT, passed away March 7, 2013 at the Backus Hospital in Norwich CT.
He was born December 12, 1939 in Providence RI, a son of the late Robert & Margaret "Irene" (O'Donnell) Clausen.
Robert worked for the Turex Inc. for 35 years as a machinist; formally he worked as a heavy equipment operator for Material Services and DGM Systems. He was a resident of CT; previously he was a longtime resident of North Smithfield. He enjoyed cars and car racing.
Muriel A. Ackley
HARRISVILLE- Muriel A. (Nason) Ackley 74, of Douglas Pike died Thursday at home.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late John and Florence (Bazinet) Nason Sr.
She was an assembler for the AT Cross Company for many years. Muriel was a member of the North Smithfield Fly Fishing Club, and an avid pitch player. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She will be remembered for her great sense of humor and her many acts of kindness. Throughout her long illness she always had a positive attitude and a joy for living.
Claudette Regina Dawson
WARRENVILLE, SC- A Requiem Mass for Claudette Regina Dawson will be celebrated at 10:30 am on Monday, March 11, 2013 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Mrs. Dawson, 63, of Warrenville, died Wednesday, March 06, 2013 at her residence.
A daughter of the late Henry & Jeanne Lafrenaye Raymond, she was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. She was communicant of St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Dawson was an avid New England sports fan.
UXBRIDGE, MA- Michael Skory, 90, of Uxbridge died Thurs. March 7, 2013 at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Lillian M. (Boivin) Skory who died in 2008.
Mr. Skory had been a toolmaker for the former Sweet Manufacturing in Attleboro for 25 years before retiring in 1988. He had previously been employed for Armburst Chain Co. and National Chain in RI
Mr. Skory was born Jan. 17, 1923 in Blackstone, son of the late Martyn and Anastasia (Zariny) Skory and had been a resident of Uxbridge since 1947.
Margaret A. Guy
Margaret "Peggy" A. (Bedard) Guy, 72, of Shady Lane, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2013, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Raymond Guy whom she married November 11, 1963.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Alfred J. and Margaret M. (McCaughey) Bedard.