Archive - Obituary
March 13th, 2014
Estelle Y. Lachapelle
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Estelle Y. Lachapelle, 89, of Lincoln, RI, formerly of North Smithfield, passed away March 12, 2014, at the Holiday Retirement Home in Lincoln.
She was the wife of the late Albert Lachapelle.
She was born in Woonsocket, RI, daughter of the late Friderick & Martina Durand.
BLACKSTONE- Hannah G. (Arnold) Fredette Austin, 82, passed away at Milford Regional Hospital on Wed. March 12.
She is survived by her dear friend Rebecca Bousquet, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband Roland Victor Fredette in 1965; her second husband Fredrick M. Austin in 1972, and 2 brothers; Raymond C. Arnold, and Herman D. Arnold.
Born in Bellingham on October 30, 1931 she was the daughter of George and Leona (Thormann) Arnold and lived in the Bellingham/Blackstone area all her life.
Noel D. Heon
LINCOLN- Noel D. Heon, 56, of Church Street, Manville and formerly of Burrillville, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Florence M. (Drury) Heon. Mr. and Mrs. Heon were married for 31 years.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Albert and Irene (Quellette) Heon, he had lived in Burrillville for most of his life before moving to Lincoln 3 years ago.
Mr. Heon was a self-employed painter.
WOONSOCKET- Marylou Pinto, 65, of Woonsocket, passed away unexpectedly at home.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Anna Pendeiro. She resided in Woonsocket for most of her life.
She loved her cat, music and was very proud of being independent.
A graveside service will be held Saturday at 10 AM at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Curran Road, Cumberland. Arrangements are under the direction of J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, Cumberland.
MANVILLE- Mary Montanari passed away peacefully with family at her side on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Holiday Retirement Home in Manville, R.I.
She was born in Woonsocket, R.I. to the late Joseph and Malvina Trant. Mary was the wife of the late Mauro Montanari.
She was employed for many years as a Quality Control Inspector at Tupperware Corporation in North Smithfield, R.I. until her retirement.
Ann Fener Nyhan
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Ann Fener Nyhan, 93, of 41 Summit Ave, North Smithfield died March 11, 2014 in Waterview Villa, East Providence.
She was born in Bridgeport, CT, the fifth of six children of the late Louis and Lillian Ansell and raised in New York City.
She is survived by Alan Fener of Columbia MD, Janice Saraidarian of Woonsocket, Diane Fener of Brooklyn NY and Ethan Fener of Needham, MA. She is also survived by her former husband, Albert Fener, eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.
JAMESTOWN, RI- STUBBS, ELAINE (DAVIS), 85, of Jamestown, RI, passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond E. Stubbs.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Gertrude (Beauregard) Davis.
Elaine was a graduate of Our Lady of the Elms College, class of 1950. Elaine was a medical technologist and operated the first medical lab in the town of Burrillville for many years until going on the road as a phlebotomist, retiring at the age of 81. She was also an avid reader and enjoyed playing card games with her family.
Donald L. Gervais
WOONSOCKET- Donald L. Gervais, 57, of Diamond Hill Rd., died March 11, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Lucille I. (Michaud) Gervais of Woonsocket and the late J. Laurent Gervais.
Ruth A. Beauchamp
WOONSOCKET- Ruth A. Beauchamp, 79, of Woonsocket, formerly of Church St. Manville, died Monday morning at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. She was the loving wife of Rene W. "Butch" Beauchamp. They were married on August 31, 1957.
Born in Manville she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Corinne (Lachapelle) Latour. She was a resident of Manville for most of her life prior to moving to Woonsocket several years ago.
Mrs. Beauchamp was employed at the Wrentham State School for several years.
Eugene A. Salois
MANVILLE- Eugene A. Salois, 98 formerly of Church St. died Sunday March 9, 2014, in the Holiday Retirement Home. He was the husband of the late Catherine (Bobis) Salois and Lucille (Boucher) Salois.
Born in Manville, son of the late Alexander and Delia (Robidoux ) Salois. Gene was a lifelong resident of Manville.