Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Robert A. Miclette
WOONSOCKET- Robert A. Miclette, 81, of Woonsocket died Thursday October 17th at Oakland Grove. He was the husband of the late Blanche A. (Lataille) Miclette.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Arthur and Agnes (Lafrenais) Miclette. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Miclette was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving during the Korean War.
Bob was employed in the local textile industry at several area firms. He later worked for Valley Transport as a driver for several years before retiring.
Candide S. Belisle
WOONSOCKET- Candide "Candy" S. Belisle, 98, formerly of Wyndemere Woods, died Thursday at The Holiday in Lincoln.
Born in Canada, she was a daughter of the late Alberic and Amanda (Tardif) Belisle.
Candy was a dental assistant and office assistant for Drs. Picard for over thirty years.
She is survived by two sisters, Simone Pointon of Fredericksburg, VA, and Therese Gauvin of Woonsocket, and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Rhea, Albanie, Robert, Euclid, Camille, Richard, and Lionel Belisle, Laury Berard, and Flore Laferriere.
Pauline J. Trudeau
WOONSOCKET- Pauline J. Trudeau, 74, of Woonsocket and formerly of Central Falls, passed away Friday, November 1, 2013. She was the wife of the late Armand Trudeau.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Adelard and Adeline (Lemieux) Paul.
Pauline lived in Central Falls before moving to Woonsocket for 10 years ago.
WOONSOCKET- Charlotte (Lambert ) Guertin, 88, died on November 1, 2013 at The Holiday in Manville, RI. She was the wife of the late Armand R. Guertin.
Born in Woonsocket, February 24, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Georgianna (Gervais) Lambert and sister of the late Claire Leclerc, Pearl Dumas and Robert Lambert.
BELLINGHAM- Clement Brisson, 88, of Bellingham, MA, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 2, 2013 with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Sylvia J. (Gabrielson) Brisson deceased on July 21, 2009. They were married in November of 1947 and together for 61 years of love and happiness.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on June 2, 1925, Clement was the son of the late Alfred and Rose Alba (Laliberte) Brisson.
Gerard A. Riendeau
NOFOLK- Gerard A. Riendeau, 82, of Main Street, Nofolk, formerly of Woonsocket, passed peacefully on October 23, 2013 in Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation, Franklin. He was the beloved husband of Katherine (Cronin) Riendeau.
Born in Woonsocket on June 25, 1931, he was the son of the late Adelard and Rose (Massacotte) Riendeau.
SMITHFIELD- William L. Bourgault Jr, "Bill" 66, passed on November 1st at his home surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous and hard fought battle with cancer. He was the husband of Lucille (Tremblay) Bourgault.
He was the son of the late William L. Bourgault Sr. and Annette (Ouellette) Bourgault.
Bill was the proprietor of Rycourt Metal Fabricators for 20 years. He was a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War serving aboard the USS Intrepid.
Florence J. Kafalas
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Florence J. (Brunelle) Kafalas, 93, Wilks Ave., died October 20, 2013 in Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Constant C. Kafalas.
Born in Linwood, MA, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Mary Anna (Poulin) Brunelle.
Mrs. Kafalas was an employee of Amperex, No. Smithfield, for many years, retiring in 1983. She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church, enjoyed reading and cooking and loved animals.
Helen N. O'Brien
NORTH SMITHFIELD- O'Brien, Helen N., 85, of North Smithfield, RI died October 31, 2013, at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
She was the wife of the late James F. "Obee" O'Brien.
She was born in North Smithfield, a daughter of the late Henry & Alice (Brodeur) Langelier.
Florence M. Dauphin
BLACKSTONE- Florence M. Dauphin 98, formerly of Early Village in Blackstone, MA, died Thursday at Philip Hulitar Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Dauphin.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Jules and Analda (Lefebvre) Tessier.
Florence was a clerk at the former Robert's Children's Shop for twenty eight years before retiring in 1989.