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January 14th

R. Roger Larocque

January 14, 2013

R. Roger Larocque

NORTH SMITHFIELD- R. Roger "Rocky" Larocque 88, formerly of Manville Rd. died Sunday at St. Antoine Residence. He was the husband of the late Therese (Sarrazin) Larocque.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Nazaire and Bertha (Dalpe) Larocque.
Roger was an auto body repair man for the former Toupin Auto for over twenty years and later for Cote Auto Body retiring in 1989. He was an avid baseball and hockey fan. Roger was a coach and pitcher and one of the founding members of "Field of Dreams Softball League".

Ronald E. Bernier

January 14, 2013

Ronald E. Bernier

WOONSOCKET- Ronald E. "Ronnie" Bernier, 62, of Woonsocket, died Saturday evening at Landmark Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Lorraine S. (Belliveau) Bernier. They were married on October 3, 1992.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Henri and Bertha (Paget) Bernier. He remained a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Bernier was a veteran of the Untied States Marine Corps serving in Vietnam.

Mary E. Dean

January 14, 2013

Mary E. Dean

MILLVILLE, MA - Mary E. "Betty" Dean, 78, of Millville, passed away Fri. Jan. 11, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, RI with her family by her side. She was the devoted wife for 52 years to the late John F. Dean who died in 2011.
Mrs. Dean was born in Worcester in 1934, the daughter of the late Loreto and Mary (Dowling) DeFilippo and was a graduate of the former St. Mary's High School in Milford and Becker College.

Jeannette T. Westergren

January 14, 2013

Jeannette T.
Westergren

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Jeannette T. Westergren 65, resident of North Smithfield died January 11, 2013 at Pawtucket Memorial Hospital.
She was the loving wife of John Westergren of North Smithfield.
She was born in Woonsocket RI, a daughter of Theresa (Lewberg) Lapierre of Woonsocket and the late Robert Lapierre.

Joan F. Jalette

January 14, 2013

Joan F. Jalette

CUMBERLAND- Joan F. Jalette, 63, of Stillwater Dr. entered into eternal rest on Friday surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Maurice "Moe" Jalette.
Born in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late Edward and Bridget (Susla) Rec. She had resided in Cumberland for the past 22 years.
Joan was a teacher at the East Woonsocket School where she taught 4th grade for 28 years retiring in 1991. She was a member of the Woonsocket Teachers Guild and was also an avid walker.

Florence David

January 14, 2013

Florence David

WOONSOCKET- Florence (Husson) David, 84 of Star Avenue, passed away Friday in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. David.
Born in Aita-El-Foukhar, Lebanon, she was the daughter of the late Metri and Nayfe (Skaff) Husson. She moved to this country in 1948, settling in Woonsocket.
Mrs. David was a homemaker devoting her life to her family and friends. Her unconditional love, friendship and kindness will be truly missed by all.

Gabrielle J. Armstrong

January 14, 2013

Gabrielle J.
Armstrong

BELLINGHAM- Gabrielle J. (Croteau) Armstrong, 87, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Friday, January 11, 2013 at the Milford Regional Medical Center.
Born in Bellingham on June 6, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Romeo N. and Marie Stella (Bernard) Croteau.

January 11th

Rolland D. Carpentier

January 11, 2013

Rolland D.
Carpentier

GLOCESTER- Rolland D. "Lefty" Carpentier, 88 , Glocester, RI, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday morning, January 9, 2012. He was predeceased by his wife Alice L. (Couture) Carpentier.
Born in Woonsocket on March 29, 1924, he was the son of the late Donat and Irene (Guerin) Carpentier. He was a Woonsocket resident most of his life before moving to Glocester.

Antonio Montefusco

January 11, 2013

Antonio Montefusco

WOONSOCKET- Antonio Montefusco, 82, of Logee St. died peacefully, Thursday January 10, 2013 With his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Maria L. (Salvatore) Montefusco. Antonio and Maria celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary September 26, 2012.
Born in Luciano, Italy, son of the late Vincenzo and Carmela (Claudio) Montefusco.
He worked as a Class II fireman in the boiler room at Wrentham State School for 24 years prior to retiring.

January 10th

Rita Simone Houle

January 10, 2013

Rita Simone Houle

WOONSOCKET- Rita Simone Houle, 76 of Woonsocket passed away on January 9, 2013 in the Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center in Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Mary-Jane (Raymond) Maurice.
Rita was a life long city resident and worked as a seamstress/stitcher for 31 years for Finklestein, Rayco Co. and finally with Needlecraft. She was a member of St. Josephs Veterans Association and the Club Lafayette Association. Rita was an avid Bingo and card player.

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