Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Mary E. Drapeau
NO. SMITHFIELD - Mary E. (Gray) Drapeau, R.N., 72, of No. Smithfield, died Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Philip Hulitar Residence, Providence. She was the wife of Col. Robert L. Drapeau, U.S. Army, retired, whom she married December 11, 1965. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Long) Gray.
Leo P. Sweeney, Sr.
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Leo P. Sweeney, Sr., 75, of Slatersville, passed away on July 24 2014 in the Fatima Hospital in North Providence.
He was born in North Smithfield, RI, son of the late Paul & Yvonne (Armstrong) Sweeny.
Leo was a construction worker and also did demolition work in the Northern RI area for many years. He was a former resident of Burrillville and was a member of The Island Fly Fishing Club and the Hoisting Engineers Union.
Cecile H. Dubeau
WOONSOCKET - Cecile H. Dubeau, 96, of Woonsocket died Saturday July 21, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Dorien Dubeau.
Born Woonsocket she was a daughter of the late Jules and Marie Anne (Tellier) Hantis. She was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mrs. Dubeau was employed at the Woonsocket Spinning Co. and Falls Yarn Mill. She later worked for Poly-Top for 14 years before retiring.
Rejeanne C. Malboeuf
WOONSOCKET - Rejeanne C. Malboeuf, 98, of Woonsocket, RI, passed away July 31, 2014 at the Saint Antoine residence in North Smithfield.
She was the loving wife to the late Henry N. Malboeuf.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Calixte & Rosilda (Breault) Paul.
She worked as a mender for the former Narragansett Knitting Co. and she was lifelong Woonsocket resident.
Rejeanne is survived by her grandchildren, Stephen Richard of Norfolk, MA, and Jennifer Richard of FL, three great grandchildren and a sister, Pauline Beauchemin of Woonsocket.
ROME, ITALY - Iride (Zazza) Benedetti, 95, passed away peacefully on July 31, 2014 with her children by her side.
She was the loving wife of the late Alfredo Benedetti. She leaves her daughters, Anna Maria Monti and Antonietta Santandrea both of Rome, son, Ettore Benedetti and his wife, Elaine of North Smithfield, RI, a brother, Mario Spirito of Rome and five grandchildren and three great children. She was preceded to death by her brother Nello Spirito of Rome, Joseph Zazza of Bellingham, Ma. and Franco Monti, her son-in-law.
Internment was held in Rome, Italy
WOONSOCKET - Margaret Lorraine (Peloquin) Champagne, 74, of Wood Ave died July 29, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Leo Champagne. Born in Woonsocket, September 8, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Lena (Gill) Peloquin.
Jane A. Jerominek
NO. SMITHFIELD - Jane A. (Paydos) Jerominek, 98, passed away peacefully on July 30th at the St. Antoine Residence. She was the loving wife of the late Edward F. Jerominek Sr. Born Oct. 23, 1915 in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late John & Anna (Koziol) Paydos. She resided in Woonsocket before entering the St. Antoine Residence. She was a communicant of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Woonsocket.
Antonio J. Marcotte
HOLLY HILL, FL - Antonio "Tony" J. Marcotte, 82 of Holly Hill FL passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on July 16, 2014 after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.
WYLIE, TX - Sylvia (Fiscaletti) Miranda, 91, of Wylie, Texas, formerly of Denby St. Woonsocket, died Tuesday July 29, 2014, in the Medical Center of Plano. Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Adolfo and Anna (Andreani) Fiscaletti. She was the wife of the late, Emile Bouley, and Fabiano Miranda.
Sylvia was a Manager and a Salesclerk for the former WT Grants Co. for 15 years.
She was a former member of the Royal Travelers, The Marchgino Club, St. Louis and St. Joseph Senior Citizens and the RSVP Linus Program.
Wilfred Bertrand Derosier
WOONSOCKET/RANGELEY, ME - Wilfred Bertrand Derosier - 36 of Rangeley Maine passed away on Wednesday, July 23 2014 in Rangeley Maine. Will was born on January 25, 1978 in Woonsocket, RI. He graduated from Woonsocket Senior High school in 1996 and attended the Bay State School of Technology in 2006. In his spare time he loved to watch WWE and play mafia wars. Will worked at BJ's Wholesale Clubs from 2002-2008. He moved to Maine in 2011 where he worked as kitchen staff with his favorite cousin Jesse at the Red Onion in Rangeley Maine.