Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Karen F. Kozimor
WHITINSVILLE- Kozimor, Karen F. of Whitinsville, formerly of Waltham, died peacefully on March 22, 2014 at age 65.
She was born in Bellingham, the daughter of Frank Kozimor and the late Dorothy (Freeman) Kozimor.
A graduate of Northeast Broadcasting School in Boston, Karen enjoyed a long career with many top radio stations in New England, most recently as Traffic Director at WCRB. She was passionate about animals and supported Friends of Animals and the MSPCA.
David W.R. Salois
BURRILLVILLE- David W.R. Salois, 28, died April 2, 2014 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Deanna M. (Pelletier) Salois.
Born in Providence, he was the beloved son of Normand J. Jr. and Dorothy P. (Riordan) Salois of Pascoag.
Donna Marie Desrochers
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Donna Marie (Lambert) Desrochers, 58, of North Smithfield, died Sunday, April 6, 2014 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Jean and Maria Christina (Suffoletto) Lambert.
Roland L. Duval
WOONSOCKET- Roland L. Duval, beloved father and grandfather, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 in his home. He was the husband of the late Gloria J. (Ashworth) Duval, to whom he was married for 56 years.
Born in Berkley, RI, he was the son of the late Leo and Bertha (Durand) Duval. He had lived in Woonsocket for the last 50 years.
Roland A. Vadenais
WOONSOCKET- Roland A. Vadenais 89, formerly of Pond St., died April 4, 2014 at St. Antione Residence. He was the husband of the late Yvette (Carpentier) Vadenais.
Born in Woonsocket, December 5, 1924, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Anna (Guertin) Vadenais.
Roland served in the US Navy during WWII. He worked in the Maintenance Department for the City of Woonsocket for over twenty years before retiring. Roland was known as the "Mayor" of St. Antoine, he was friendly and outgoing and loved to dance, sing, and play the spoons.
BURRILLVILLE- David Butler, 91, April 4, 2014. Husband of Helen (Carter) Butler.
Father of Sharon Harrington, Audrey Monti, Donna Birt, David, Richard and James Butler. Brother of Hope Rothmich and the late Frank Butler and Ernest Arnold.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Richard E. Sutherland 76, of Branch Ave., died Monday at the Friendly Home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Claire (Choquette) Sutherland.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Lucien and Blanche (Dussault) Sutherland.
Ernest E. Guilbault
WOONSOCKET- Ernest E. "Red" Guilbault, 88, of Mendon Rd., formerly of Providence St. Woonsocket died Thursday morning at the Hebert Nursing Home in Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Pauline M. (Deslauries) Guilbault
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Stanislaus and Marie Anna (Allard) Guilbault. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
In his earlier years Red was employed at Brisbane Fabrics and Slatersville Finishing Company. He went on the work as a custodian for the Woonsocket School Dept. for over 25 years before retiring.
Claudette E. Dubois
PAWTUCKET- Claudette E. Dubois, of Pawtucket and formerly of Woonsocket died on April 3, 2014. She was the wife of the late Roger L. Dubois.
Mrs. Dubois was born in Woonsocket, the daughter of the late Maurice Paul and Cecile (Brunet) Branconnier. She was an Avid lover of the outdoors.
Richard J. LaRose
NORTON MA- Richard J. LaRose 65, resident of Norton MA, formerly of Blackstone MA, passed away March 31, 2014 at his residence.
He was born in Woonsocket RI, son of Muriel (St. Jean) Benoit of Blackstone MA, and the late Arsene John LaRose.
Richard owned & operated Uncle Meanie's Antique Shop in Norton MA, for many years. He was a resident of Norton MA, for over twenty years, previously living in Blackstone. He was a member of the Mason's, and was an avid car enthusiast.