Archive - Obituary
September 18th, 2014
Raymond J. Lanctot, Sr.
CUMBERLAND - Raymond J. "Pete" Lanctot, Sr., 68, of Sun Valley Dr., Cumberland died Sunday evening at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Suzanne F. Lariviere. They were married on September 19, 2004.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Louis and Clarinda (Gagnon) Lanctot. He was raised in Albion and resided in Cumberland for over 25 years. During his life Pete also lived in Bellingham, Woonsocket, Pawtucket and New Orleans.
Mr. Lanctot was a U. S. Navy veteran.
Alfred E. McCooey
WAKEFIELD - Alfred E. McCooey, 86, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. Al was born in Blackstone, MA, and was the son of the late Dr. James H. and Winifred E. (Stacy) McCooey of Blackstone. He was the beloved husband of Claire L. (Daignault) McCooey of Woonsocket for 59 years.
Lt. Col. Robert H. Desjardins
MANVILLE - Margaret "Peggy" Chenail, 75, of Manville, died Monday, September 15, 2014 surrounded by her family and friends. She was the wife of Robert S. Chenail. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Leone and Helen (Kirrane) L'Heureux.
Peggy was a dedicated nurse at Woonsocket Health Center and enjoyed working for Home Care Services of R.I.
Mathias H. Young
BURRILLVILLE - Mathias H. "Joe" Young, 94, resident of Mapleville, RI, passed away September 15, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
He was the loving husband of 74 years to Mildred Evangeline "Vangie" (Spink) Young.
He was born in Mapleville, RI, a son of the late Harrison & Mary (Dickey) Young.
Thomas Epps Jr.
WOONSOCKET - Thomas Epps Jr. 63, of Charles St., died Saturday, September 6, 2014, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center with his family by his side. He was the companion of Cleora Green of Woonsocket. Born in Newberry, South Carolina, son of the late Thomas Epps Sr. and Tranni Ray (Harmon) Epps.
Mr. Epps was a self employed Brick Mason for several years.
He is survived by nine children, Candice Beauregard, Jeremy Green, Thomas Gaffney, Corneila Bassole, James Wilson, Germaine Green, Shanta Smith and Charon Smith all of Woonsocket, RI.
Michael W. Oram
MESA, AZ - Beloved father, son, brother and friend to all, Michael W. Oram, 55, of Mesa, AZ, passed away on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. He was born in Melrose, MA, on May 20, 1959.
He is survived by his cherished daughters Ashley, Taylor and Danielle of San Tan Valley, AZ, his adoring parents William and Barbara Oram of Beverly Hills, FL, and his loving brothers and sisters, Lynne Farrell, Jim Oram and wife Michele, Lisa Azoulay, Kelly Powers, and Bill Oram and wife Amy. He also leaves numerous nieces and nephews who loved him very much.
Jeffrey M. Guilbeault
BLACKSTONE - Jeffrey M. Guilbeault, 33, of Blackstone, died Friday, September 12, 2014. Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of Richard J. and Ann M. (Hinman) Guilbeault.
Jeff was a graduate of Blackstone-Millville Regional High School and studied graphic arts at Katharine Gibbs School. He was a foreman for Walsh Builders, Blackstone for three years. Jeff was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed camping and fishing. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor.
Shirley M. Stearns
BURRILLVILLE - Shirley M. Stearns, 94, resident of Glendale, RI, passed away September 12, 2014 at the Bayberry Commons Nursing Home in Pascoag, RI.
She was the loving wife of the late George Stearns.
She was born in Worcester, MA on September 14, 1921, daughter of the late Edmund & Gertrude Reed.
Shirley and her loving family owned and operated Spring Lake Beach and Concessions in Glendale, RI for many years. She was a resident of Burrillville, and formerly lived in Miami and Jupiter, FL.