Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Claire Elaine Defond
WOONSOCKET- Claire Elaine Defond 90, of Garden St. died Wednesday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Edgar Renaud and Paul E. Defond.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Germaine (Coupain) Bruneault.
Mrs. Defond was a molder for the Tupperware Co. for twenty three years before retiring in 1962.
Charles F. Peacock
BURRIVILLE- Charles F. Peacock, 65, of Douglas Turnpike, died January 24, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Virginia (Taillon) of Woonsocket.
Born in Boston, MA. son of the late, Fred and Virginia (Affanato) Peacock.
Charles worked as an auto mechanic for Sears & Roebucks for several years, prior to retiring.
He is also survived by one daughter Leanne and her husband Jason Garneau of Harrisville, R.I. and one son, Jon Charles Peacock of Woonsocket. Two sister, Jean Anthony, of Lynn, MA. and Karen Caprarella, of Taunton, MA. and six grandchildren.
WOONSOCKET- Tonianne (Hart) Southwick, 60, of Heroux Ave., died February 12, 2013 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of Mark S. Southwick whom she married October 3, 1997.
Born in Natick, MA, she was the daughter of the late Richard Hart and Barbara (Wheeler) Travis.
Mrs. Southwick worked as a mail clerk for Putnam Investments, Franklin, MA. She enjoyed travelling, going to the beach, fishing and rides on the motorcycle.
Adelard L. Caouette
CUMBERLAND- Adelard L. Caouette, 85, of Manville Hill Rd., died February 12, 2013 in St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. He was the husband of Muriel L. (Milot) Caouette whom he married September 2, 1989 and he was the husband of the late Therese (Dancause) Caouette.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Adelard and Roseanna (Gregoire) Caouette.
BLACKSTONE- Ada Clarke, 95, of Blackstone, MA died Tuesday, February 12, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, RI. She was the wife of the late Les Clarke.
She was born in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late Abraham and Celia (Schatz) Bergman.
Mrs. Clarke is survived by one son: Charles Clarke and his wife Charlene of Fayston, VT; and one sister: Hilda Verdura. She was predeceased by one daughter: Sharon Rappleyea and two siblings: Rose Kantor and Jacob Bergman.
WOONSOCKET- Michelle A. (Bouley) Beausoleil, 42, of Sunset Ave. died Sunday February 10, 2013 at home with her loving family by her side, after courageously fighting a battle with cancer for seven years. She was the beloved wife of Ronald J. Beausoleil.
Born in Woonsocket, Michelle was the daughter of Arthur G. Bouley Jr. and the late Jeanne S. (Lafleur) Bouley.
She worked as a Physical Therapist for Milford Whitinsville Regional Hospital and also in Real Estate for Century 21. She also was a Homemaker, which she loved the most.
William C. Perry, Jr.
PROVIDENCE- William C. Perry, Jr., 51 of Providence passed away peacefully at Rhode Island Hospital on Feb. 7, 2013 with his family by his side.
Born in North Smithfield, RI, son of late William C. Perry Sr., and leaves behind his mother Joan Perry of Harrisville, RI and his sister Deborah Fortier of Harrisville, RI, daughter Kathrine Filingiere of Bristol, RI.
A private service will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to American Heart Association, 1 State Street, Suite 200
Providence, RI, 02908
Pamela J. Driscoll
MANVILLE- Pamela J. Driscoll, 48, of Manville, died unexpectedly, Monday, February 11, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, surrounded by her family and friends.
For complete obituary, service information, guestbook and directions, please visit
www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com Arrangements by BELLOWS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln.
Eugenia Carolina Surowiec
REHOBOTH- Eugenia Carolina Surowiec, RPH, of Rehoboth MA., passed away February 10, 2013 after a courageous battle with lung cancer.
She was the daughter of the late Walter & Virginia ( Dyjak) Surowiec.
Eugenia graduated on the Dean's list from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in 1976 with a BS in Pharmacology.
She also graduated on the Dean's list from Johnson & Wales College in 1982 receiving an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts.
At Johnson & Wales she was accepted into the Silver Key Honor Society.
WOONSOCKET- Theodore E. "Fred" Salvas Jr. passed away February 10, 2013 at Home & Hospice Care of RI in Providence surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Woonsocket RI, a son of the late Theodore Sr. & Anne (Smith) Salvas.
Fred worked for the Cumberland Auto Salvage in ME, as an auto dismantler. He lived most of his life in Woonsocket. He was a car enthusiast and enjoyed watching the Three Stooges.