Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Dr. Arthur Shaver
WOONSOCKET- Dr. Arthur Shaver, 92, of Woonsocket, passed away March 5, 2013 in The Holiday, Lincoln. He was the loving husband of Marsha Shaver, to whom he was married for over sixty-three years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late John and Bella Shaver.
Robert E. LaPrade
SCITUATE- LaPrade, Robert E., 51, of Dexter Lane, Scituate, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at home.
He was a son of Alfred and Annette Y. (Caouette) LaPrade of Harrisville.
Born in Providence, he had lived in Smithfield, Glocester, and Burrillville before moving to Scituate. He was self-employed and had worked doing home renovations and repairs for 35 years. He served in the Army and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Albert J. Forcier
MILFORD MA- Mr. Albert J. Forcier, 97, of Milford MA, died unexpectedly Tuesday (March 5, 2013) at the Milford Regional Medical Center after being stricken at his residence. He was the husband of Janette R. (LaChapelle) Forcier.
Mr. Forcier was born in Woonsocket RI, the son of the late Joseph and the late Marie L. (Ferron) Forcier.
He was a graduate of Mount St. Charles Academy, Class of 1935. He also attended Hill College in Woonsocket and also attended Rhode Island School of Design.
Therese M. Chevrette
BLACKSTONE- Therese M. "Terry" (Rivard) Chevrette, 87, of Blackstone, MA passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA. She was the beloved wife of the late Hector "Tibi" Chevrette who passed in 1982.
Born on April 13, 1925 in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Alphonse and Albina (Plante) Rivard.
DAVENPORT, FL- Suzanne Michelle (Kuster) Pignolet born in Woonsocket RI, wife of Jules L. Pignolet (formerly) of Woonsocket RI, Daughter of Muriel (Theriault) Kuster of Florida and the late Robert E. Kuster, passed away Tuesday January 26th after a long battle with diabetes.
She is survived by a son, Peter L. Pignolet, of Clermont Florida; a sister, Charlotte L. Kuster, of Manville RI; and a brother, Robert E. Kuster, of Florida.
Valerie Jane Howe
PROVIDENCE- Valerie Jane Howe of Providence RI passed away on March 2, 2013, 77.
Loving mother to Margaret and Robert Holmes and grandmother of Samantha and Christopher Uminski and Robert Holmes IV.
She is survived by her siblings George, Kathy, and John Howe. Dear friend to many including Judith Mereiros and Lucien Gosselin and a friend of Bill W.
She taught for 28 years for the Woonsocket RI school system. She was an avid traveler, reader, and writer who captivated many with her tales of adventure and extensive knowledge.
WOONSOCKET- Samuel Boyko, 87, of North Smithfield, died Thursday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Ruth E. (Daudlin) Boyko and the late Cecelia (Remillard) Boyko who died in 1989.
Born in Blackstone, he was a son of the late Michael and Irene (Magerowska) Boyko. He was raised in Blackstone and lived there until moving to North Smithfield where he made his home for over 50 years.
Marie E. Walker
BURRILLVILLE- Marie E. Walker, 89, resident of Pascoag, RI peacefully passed away after a short illness on March 2, 2013, at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
She was the loving wife of the late Roger P. Walker.
Born in Glendale, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Donalda (Giguere) Rouleau. She was a bus monitor for the former Nelson's Bus Company, Burrillville and previously worked in area textiles for many years. She was deeply involved in her faith and a communicant of St. Joseph's Church, in Pascoag and thoroughly enjoyed her trips to Foxwoods.
Maurice J. Lambert
MILFORD MA -- Maurice J. Lambert, 81, of Birmingham Court, died Thursday February 28, 2013 in Milford Hospital with his caretaker Suzanne Bassett, of 27 years by his side.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Josephat and Lucianna (Berard) Lambert.
Moe enjoyed listening to music and watching country western dancing. He was an avid sports fan.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews and his caregiver Suzanne Bassett.
He is also survived by his canine companion Roxie, who he loved dearly.
He was the brother of the late Ralph, Armand, Leonard, and Laurier Lambert
Charles O. Cook
GLOCESTER- Cook, Charles O., Jr., 89, passed away at home, Saturday, March 2, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Carolyn E. (Beebe) Cook for 59 years.
He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Charles O. and Hazel D. (Vose) Cook.
Mr. Cook worked in pipeline maintenance for 36 years for the Algonquin Gas Co. before retiring in 1989 and was a WWII Navy Veteran. Mr. Cook lived in Burrillville for 10 years before moving to Glocester 51 years ago. Mr. Cook enjoyed working his farm, tending to his animals and camping with his grandchildren and family.