Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Rita M. Scott
BURRILLVILLE - Rita M. Scott, 96, resident of Pascoag, RI, passed away August 24, 2014 at the Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Pascoag.
She was the loving wife to the late Warren Scott, Sr.
She was born in Pawtucket, RI, a daughter of the late Arthur & Aurore (Girouard) Emery.
Veronica T. Wynne
MANVILLE - Veronica Therese (Gariepy) Wynne, 87, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 After many years of illness, she had most recently been a patient of Beacon Hospice. Born to Aram and Mary (Mulligan) Gariepy on March 27, 1927, Veronica is predeceased by her parents, sisters Evelyn Desrochers, Rita Hallock, Winnie Minot and her brother Leo Gariepy.
Claire E. Fisette
WOONSOCKET - Claire E. (Dion) Fisette, 84, formerly of Jenckes St. Woonsocket passed away peacefully on Friday August 22, 2014 at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Bertrand Fisette who passed away in 1979.
Born in Woonsocket, Claire was a daughter of the late Joseph E. and Laetitia R. (Normandin) Dion. She was a lifelong resident of the city and resided at St. Antoine for the past three years.
Beatrice A. Robbins
MEDWAY, MA - Beatrice A. Robbins, 68, a special child of God, of Holliston St., Medway, MA passed from this life to eternal rest on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in the Milford Regional Medical Center surrounded by family and her loving caregivers of over 30 years. She was born in Blackstone, MA to Earl E. Robbins, Sr. and Madeline (Dorrington) Robbins, the youngest of eight beloved children.
Thelma I. Putnam
BURRILLVILLE - Thelma I. (Carter) Putnam, 90, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was the wife of Kenneth W. Putnam Sr. of Pascoag, whom she married July 11, 1940. Born in Pascoag, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred Carter Sr. and Alice (Eldridge) Carter.
Thelma and her husband owned and operated the former Pascoag Super Market for 23 years and a charter fishing boat called the Gail Frances for 36 years, retiring in 1978. She was a long time member of Community Baptist Church, Pascoag.
Shameeka M. Coger
WOONSOCKET - Shameeka Marie Coger, 16 of Morton Ave. died Friday August 15, 2014 in Landmark Medical.
Born in Boston, MA., daughter of Shamekia Coger - Young and Santonio Young of Woonsocket.
Shameeka was an 11th grade student at Woonsocket High School.
She enjoyed designing cloths, and spending time with her family and friends.
Brother RenĂ© Chenard, S.C.
July 3, 1924-August 15, 2014
PASCOAG - Brother RenĂ© J. M. Chenard, S.C., 90, of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Provincial House, Pascoag, RI, died August 15, 2014 at Overlook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Pascoag, RI. Born in Lewiston, ME, he was the son of the late Joseph and Emilia (Therriault) Chenard. Brother RenĂ© died on the 70th anniversary of his first religious profession.
Frances J. Laferriere
WOONSOCKET - Frances J. Laferriere, 91, of Clinton St., died August 18, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Rodrique and Cecile (Asselin) Laferriere and she was raised by the late Clara (Asselin) Jasmin.
Gordon H. Beckwith
BURRILLVILLE - Gordon H. Beckwith 87, resident of Pascoag, passed away August 19, 2014 at the Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation in Pascoag RI.
Loving husband of 54 years to the late Barbara (Cambio) Beckwith.
He was born in Charlton MA, a son of the late Charles & Gertrude (Stevenson) Beckwith.
Gordon was a chef at the Zambarano Hospital retiring in 1983. He lived most of his life in Burrillville, and was a WWII Army veteran. He was a very active member of the Berean Baptist Church. He enjoyed the outdoors especially traveling to his camp in NH.
Diane C. Loporchio
CRANSTON - Diane C. (Gaboury) Loporchio, 64, died Sunday, Aug. 10 2014, at home in Cranston after a long illness. She was the wife of Anthony Loporchio. Born in Woonsocket, Diane was the daughter of the late Wilfrid J. Gaboury Jr. and Cecile P. (DeBlois) Gaboury. She lived in Rhode Island for most of her life.
Diane graduated from Woonsocket's St. Claire High School in 1968 and received her bachelor's degree in accounting from Smithfield's Bryant College in 1991. She earned her CPA certificate and spent her career working in accounting.