Archive - Obituary
October 14th, 2014
Obeline M. Gariepy
WESTERLY - Obeline M. Gariepy, 99, passed away peacefully Sunday at Westerly Health Center surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late Armand A. Gariepy.
Born in Manville she was a daughter of the late Wilfrid and Rachel (Brunet) Soucy. She was raised in Manville and resided in North Smithfield and Blackstone during her life. She lived in Charlestown, RI with her family for the past 20 years.
In her younger years Mrs. Gariepy was employed at the Falls Yarn Mill and later at the Foxboro Company.
CHEPACHET - Josephine (Lopes) Nickerson, 60, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 in RI Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of William Nickerson, whom she married Aug. 7, 1976. They resided on Putnam Pike in Chepachet. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Silva) Lopes.
Josephine was a self employed bookkeeper and homemaker. She was a very active member of St. Joseph's Church, serving as a former CCD Teacher and Choir member.
WOONSOCKET - Caroline Ouellette 68, of Woonsocket RI, passed away October 7, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was the wife to the late Warren Pfannenstiel.
She was born in Woonsocket RI, a daughter to the late Joseph & Dorothy (Platt) Belanger.
Caroline worked in area textiles, she enjoyed bingo, Foxwoods and her coffee. She was a people person and loved kids.
Robert P. Melville
BELLINGHAM, MA - Robert P. "Butch" Melville, 78, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014 passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband, partner and high school sweetheart of Constance E. (Lemire) Melville for 57 years. Born in Milford, MA on September 25, 1936, he was the son of the late Robert L. and Hazel (Spavold) Melville.
Constance Z. M. Potvin
WOONSOCKET - Constance Z. M. Potvin, 85, formerly of Fox Brook Manor, Blackstone died Friday afternoon at The Friendly Home.
Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of the late Xavier and Zerilda (Ferron) Potvin. She was also the daughter of the late Mary Stella (Lambert) Potvin who raised her as her own following the death of her mother. She was raised in Woonsocket and resided for most of her life in Millville and Blackstone.
Constance was employed at Berkshire-Hathaway for many years. She was a longtime communicant of St. Augustine Church in Millville.
Mary R. Titherington
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Mary R. (Pfefferle) Titherington of North Smithfield passed away on October 11, 2014. She was the wife of the late Stephen Zifcak and William Howard Titherington. Born in North Providence, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Bertha (Tavernier) Pfefferle.
Armand L. Joly Sr.
CUMBERLAND - Armand L. "Chuck" Joly Sr., 86, of Cumberland passed away Saturday at the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Calixte and Orise (Forest) Joly. He resided in Cumberland for most of his life.
Mr. Joly was employed as Regional Sales Manager for the Firestone, now Tire Pros for over 40 years. He was with the Cumberland Police Department as an Auxillary Police Officer.
Adrienne C. Constantineau
BELLINGHAM - Adrienne C. Constantineau 88, of North Kingstown RI, formerly of Bellingham MA, passed away October 8, 2014 at Roberts Health Center in North Kingstown.
She was the wife to the late Adrien Constantineau and the late Raymond Constantineau.
She was born in Nasonville RI, daughter of the late Eugene & Elodia (Varin) Desjarlais.
Adrienne was a loving homemaker, who enjoyed gardening, knitting, and crocheting.