Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Rene G. Parenteau
GLASTONBURY, CT - Rene G. Parenteau of Glastonbury, CT passed away on November 20, 2014. Born in Woonsocket, RI on January 27, 1932 son of the late Philippe and Virginie (Lambert) Parenteau.
Rene is survived by two brothers Raymond A. Parenteau and his wife Lynn of Glastonbury, CT and Joseph Roger Parenteau and his wife Dorothy of Woonsocket, nephew Gil Parenteau and wife Sue, niece Gayle Bagley and husband William, their two sons Aidan and Devin.
He was predeceased by a brother, Pete of St. Petersburg, Fl.
Private funeral and burial were held.
CUMBERLAND - Florence (Lachapelle) (Lamothe) Iannetta, 95, formerly of 21 A Street, passed away Friday, December 5, 2014 at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Angelo Iannetta and the late Joseph Lamothe.
Born in the Lonsdale section of Lincoln, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Laura (Richotte) Lachapelle. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life.
Mrs. Iannetta was employed as a machine operator for the former Peterson Puritan Company for over 25 years.
Lucien "Al" Archambault
WOONSOCKET - Lucien "Al" Archambault, 91, of Park Ave, died December 2, 2014 in South County Hospital, South Kingstown. He was the husband of the late Annette L. (Robidoux) Archambault. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Louis and Dora (Guilbault) Archambault.
Denise J. Farley
BLACKSTONE - Denise J. (Cafarelli) Farley, 49, of Blackstone, MA passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 27, 2014 with her loving family
by her side. She was the beloved wife for 29 years of Robert A. Farley. Born in Framingham, MA on May 14, 1965, she was the daughter of Diane (Spinney) Stingley of Woonsocket, RI and the late Louis Cafarelli.
John F. Emidy
BLACKSTONE - John F. Emidy, 58, of Blackstone, MA, passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Maine. He was the beloved husband for 37 years of Cynthia A. (Eaton) Emidy. He was the loving father of Daniel P. Emidy of Blackstone, MA. Born in Woonsocket, RI on April 1, 1956, he was the son of the late James H. and Jacqueline M. (Gelinas) Emidy, Jr.
Gerald P. Beaulieu
HARRISVILLE - Gerald P. Beaulieu, 57, died May 14, 2014 at home.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of Roger G. Beaulieu of Woonsocket and the late Henriette "Penny" (Guilbert) Beaulieu. He was raised in Blackstone and lived in Woonsocket before moving to Harrisville over 20 years ago.
Gerry was employed by Cardi Constriction Corp and in his younger years he served with the U.S. Merchant Marines. Gerry was an expert scuba diver and held his pilot's license.
He is survived by a sister Diane Courtier and many relatives and friends.
Marcel R. Lavergne
CUMBERLAND - Marcel R. Lavergne, 80, formerly of Warwick and Plainville, MA, passed away Tuesday at the Heritage Hills Nursing Home, Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Dow) Lavergne.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rosalie Lavergne. He resided in Smithfield for the past 2 years, previously residing in Warwick, Plainville, and Bellingham for many years.
Mr. Lavergne was employed as a Union Carpenter for 48 years.
Yvette P. Frappier
WOONSOCKET - Yvette P. Frappier 97, of Clinton St., died Sunday in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Rene Frappier.
Yvette was born in Woonsocket the daughter of the late Arthur and Rose Anna (Beauregard) Lachapelle. She was a stitcher for the former Woonsocket Dress Co. Yvette was also active in her community serving as a member of the Kennedy Manor Assoc., The ARC of Northern RI, and the Woonsocket Emblem Club, where she served as its chaplain, and was a member of the Emblem Club First Guard.
Juliette T. Kalenkiewicz
WOONSOCKET - Juliette T. (Pouliot) Kalenkiewicz, 96, of Woonsocket, RI, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center.
She was the beloved wife of the late John W. Kalenkiewicz. Born in Winnipegosis, Canada on June 27, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Omer and Elmina (Asselin) Pouliot. She was the twin sister of Stella Bonin of Pawtucket, RI, and the late Joseph, Ernest, Willie, Adelard, Gabrielle Pouliot, and Yvette Durocher. She leaves her cherished nieces and nephews,
Garry Bruce Olson
WOONSOCKET - Garry Bruce Olson, 60, died at home on November 23rd after suffering from a long illness with his loving wife Gail by his side.
Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island he was the beloved son of Margaret Manso Olson and Oscar Wendall Olson.
Garry served in the army for 2 years.
After serving, Garry owned his own construction company for over 20 years before retiring.
During his retirement Garry enjoyed yard sales, antiques and finding "the next best deal".