Archive - 2013 - Obituary
NORTH CAROLINA- Odessa (Burton) Coleman, 92, of Ingleside Dr., formerly of Bourdon Blvd. died Sunday February 10, 2013. She was the wife of the late James Coleman.
Born in Winston-Salem, South Carolina, daughter of the late Cliff Riley and Alice Burton.
Mrs. Coleman lived in Newberry So. Carolina until 1940, moving to Woonsocket where she lived until three years ago when she moved to North Carolina to live with her daughter Margaret.
Odessa worked as Spinner for various textile mills in Woonsocket.
Barbara J. Gallagher
BLACKSTONE- Barbara J. (Tibbetts) Gallagher, 90, of Foxbrook Manor, died Friday, February 15, 2013 in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Gallagher.
Born in Worcester, MA, the daughter of the late Stewart and Sarah (McCaffrey) Tibbetts, she was a Blackstone resident for most of her life.
Laurette J. Lamarre
WOONSOCKET- Laurette J. Lamarre 83, formerly of Dulude Ave. died Thursday, February 7, 2013 at The Ballou Home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Normand L. Lamarre, with whom she was married for sixty three years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Alphonse and Jeannette (Laplume) LeBlanc.
Mrs. Lamarre worked for Swank Jewelry in Attleboro, MA for thirty two years before retiring in 1991.
Pauline F. Bertrand
BLACKSTONE- Pauline F. (Renaud) Bertrand, 85, of Blackstone, MA passed away on Friday, February 15, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital.
She was the daughter of the late Romeo and Lillian (Bilodeau) Renaud.
She was the beloved wife of the late Steven Oberzol and the late Neil Bertrand.
Jeannette R. Lavallee
MANVILLE- Jeannette R. Lavallee, 90, of Old River Road, Manville, died Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island in Providence. She was the wife of the late Rene A. Lavallee, who passed away in 2011. They had been married for 64 years.
Born in Manville, she was the daughter of the late Laure B. and Exilia (Gregoire) Lussier. She was a lifelong resident of Manville.
John A. Cloutier
WOONSOCKET- John A. Cloutier, 67, of Woonsocket, died Friday, February 15, 2013 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Helene C. (Barrette) Cloutier, to whom he was married for 46 years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Theodose A. and Mary F. (Cohan) Cloutier.
Anne E. Simmons
ANNAPOLIS, MD- On February 14, Anne E. "Mimi" Simmons, 81, of Annapolis, MD and formerly of Cumberland, RI, died at home after a 10 month battle with pancreatic cancer.
Born October 8, 1931 in Woonsocket, RI to the late Peter and Catherine Keriaco, she graduated from Woonsocket High School in 1945 and then graduated from the Katherine Gibbs School in 1949.
WOONSOCKET- Theresa (Robitaille) Plasse, 82, of St. Joseph's St., died February 8, 2013 in Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Roland Eaton.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Armand and Marianne (Lanois) Robitaille.
She is survived by her son, Roland Eaton of Glendale; her two daughters Tammy Andrews of Lincoln, and Linda Dawood of Bellingham, MA; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Raymond and Robert Robitaille.
Arthur J. Caron
FRANKLIN- Arthur J. Caron 89, of Franklin, died Wednesday February 13, 2013 at the Milford Regional Medical Center, after being stricken ill at his home. He was the husband of the late Madeline E. (Gasbarro) Caron who died in 2009.
Born January 7, 1924 in Bellingham a son of the late Joseph and Victoria (Boiteau) Caron, he was raised and educated in Bellingham and was a Franklin resident for over 50 years.
John Walter Nalewski
WOONSOCKET- John Walter Nalewski, 83 of Woonsocket, RI passed away on February 13, 2013 at the Trinity Nursing Home.
He was born June 24, 1928 in Worcester MA., the youngest son of Maximillian and Josephine (Bogacki) Nalewski originally of Warsaw, Poland.
He is survived by and was the loving husband of Rosamond (DeRoche) Nalewski. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in Oct. 11, 2012