Archive - Obituary
January 30th, 2014
Cynthia Rhonda LeBlanc
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL- Cynthia Rhonda LeBlanc (Bruce), 63, formally of Woonsocket passed Saturday, January 25, 2014 in Port Charlotte, FL.
She was the loving mother of 2 daughters Fallon Flynn and Kelly LeBlanc.
Cynthia was a graduate of Woonsocket High as well as a committed employee of the United states Postal Service for the past 25 years. The last ten years she spent along side her father Robert Wood and her 2 daughters in Florida.
She was a cherished member of her church and enjoyed sharing her love with those around her.
Jeanne Doris Cagnon
BURRILLVILLE - Jeanne Doris (Chamberland) Cagnon, 81, formerly of No. Smithfield and Woonsocket, died Monday evening, January 27, 2014 in Bayberry Commons, Pascoag. She was the wife of the late Adrien Norman Cagnon, whom she married May 1, 1954. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Lucien and Florestine (Carmel) Chamberland.
Roger L. Morin Jr.
HARRISVILLE - Roger L. Morin Jr. 54, of Fox Run Rd, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Woonsocket, a son of Roger and Lorraine (Raiche) Morin of Cumberland. Roger was a graduate of North Smithfield High School, and New England Technical Institute, and was a U.S. Navy veteran.
He was an HVAC technician for AmGen for ten years retiring in December due to illness. He previously worked for Landmark Medical Center for fifteen years. Roger was an avid golfer and a former member of the Sayles Hill Rod and Gun Club.
Gertrude T. Tessier
WOONSOCKET- Gertrude T. (Blain) Tessier 90, formerly of Warwick St. died Monday January 27, 2014 at Oakland Grove Health Care Centre. She was the wife of the late Ernest A. Tessier Sr.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Rena (Bouchard) Blain.
Doris C. McKenna
WOONSOCKET- Doris C. (Cournoyer) McKenna, 80, of Woonsocket, RI. passed away peacefully in her home on January 24, surrounded by family and loved ones.
Born May 19, 1933 in Woonsocket, RI. Daughter of the late Walter and Laura (Theroux) Cournoyer. She was the devoted wife of the late Jeffrey D. McKenna with whom she shared 60 wonderful years.
Doris worked in the fabric industry for many years. She was loved by everyone, and was the glue that held her family together.
Donald M. Keeling
BURRILLVILLE- Donald M. "Porky" Keeling, 68, of Harrisville, lived most of his life in Pascoag, died Jan. 23, 2014, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Pascoag, he was the son of the late John and Jesse (Sands) Keeling.
Donald worked as a Prison Guard for the State of Rhode Island for 10 years, and also worked as a Lineman for National Grid formerly Narragansett Electric for several years, retiring as a supervisor in 2008.
Arthur Henri Beaudet
WOONSOCKET- Arthur "Pug" Henri Beaudet 88, resident of Woonsocket, passed away January 26, 2014 at his son's residence in Albion surrounded by his family.
He was the loving husband of 66, years to Pauline (Lapierre) Beaudet.
He was born in Woonsocket RI., the son of the late Alphonse & Marie Anne (Nadeau) Beaudet.
He was a master mechanic for Nelmor Inc. in No. Uxbridge MA., from where he retired in 1990, previously he worked for the Blackstone Combing Co., in Millville MA. He was a lifelong Woonsocket resident, and served in the Army during WWII.
Roland G. Bergeron
WOONSOCKET- Roland G. Bergeron 70, of Gaulin Ave., died Wednesday at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Robert and Marie (Bourassa) Bergeron.
Roland ran Keepsake Lamination in Woonsocket for over seventeen years. From 1982 to 2000, Roland was instrumental in the fight to save the homes on Gaulin Ave.
Janet Mae DeRoy
BURRILLVILLE- Janet Mae DeRoy 78, resident of Mohegan, passed away January 26, 2014 at the Friendly Nursing Home in Woonsocket.
She was the loving wife of George DeRoy.
She was born in Mapleville a daughter of the late Joseph & Evelyn (Fagan) Piette.
Janet worked for the former Commodore's Cleaners in Woonsocket, for many years, she was a lifelong Burrillville resident.
Besides her husband she is survived by two sons, John R., and Joseph L. DeRoy both of Mohegan, and a brother, Joseph Piette of Woonsocket.
She was preceded in death by, a sister Claire Ferrenti.
Philip P. Parenteau
WOONSOCKET- Philip P. Parenteau 52, of Chester St. died January 26, 2014 at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Centre.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Cecile (Gaudet) Parenteau of Woonsocket and the late Joseph Parenteau. Philip was an assembler for Miller Electric for several years.
Besides his mother he leaves three sisters, Pauline Baker of Fullerton, CA, Jacqueline Roberge of Glendale, RI, and Lisa Papadakis of Woonsocket.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home are private. Please visit