Archive - Obituary
February 19th, 2013
Joseph A. Baillargeon
WOONSOCKET- Joseph A. Baillargeon 81, resident of Woonsocket passed away February 16, 2013 at the Oakland Grove Health Center.
He was the husband of the late Carmen (Desautels) Baillargeon.
He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Oliver & Theresa (Cabana) Baillargeon.
Joseph worked for Martin Marietta Co. in CA. as a supervisor for many years. He was a resident of California formerly of Woonsocket where he was raised. He enjoyed sketching and painting.
Debra A. Dupre
WOONSOCKET- Debra A. Dupre 46, of Logee St. died Friday February 15, 2013. She was born in Woonsocket a daughter of John O'Hara of Naples, FL and Pauline Jannell of Woonsocket.
Debra worked in Medical Records at Landmark Medical Center for five years before becoming disabled ten years ago.
Besides her father and mother, she leaves a son Donald J. Dupre of Millville, MA a step-mother Diane Belliveau of N. Smithfield, a step-father Joseph Fantoni of Woonsocket, a brother John C. O'Hara of Lincoln, and half-siblings, Jay, Jennifer, and Jill O'Hara.
Pauline M. Pirzynski
WOONSOCKET- Pauline M. Pirzynski, 87, of Woonsocket, passed away on February 18, 2013 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late, Albert and Isabelle (Lataille) Martin. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Steve Pirzynski.
Pauline was the owner and operator of the former Sadies Restaurant in Providence for almost 30 years.
Francine Marie Berthiaume
BUCKSPORT- Francine Marie (Paulhus) Berthiaume, 67, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, after a long illness. She was born Aug. 27, 1945, in Providence, R.I., daughter of the late Francis Joseph Paulhus and Lottie Lucinda (Martin) Paulhus.
She was educated in Rhode Island schools and had lived in Bucksport with her husband, Norman Berthiaume, for the last 20 years.
WOONSOCKET- Raymond E. Robidoux, 64, of Welles St. died Friday February 15, 2013, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of Jeanne T (Lemay) Robidoux.
Born in Blackstone. MA. Son of the late Adelard and Jeannette (Rouchleau) Robidoux.
Raymond worked as a folder for W.A. Wild, in Holliston, MA. for almost 23 years.
Raymond and Jeanne would have celebrated their 44 th wedding anniversary on May 10, 2013.
He was an avid bowler; and bowled for the Sunday night mix league. He enjoyed fishing, stock car racing, and sports.
Elizabeth C. Beaudoin
MILLVILLE- Elizabeth C. (Martin) Beaudoin, 89, of Millville, MA, formerly of Barrington, RI died Friday, February 15, 2013 in Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, RI. She was the devoted wife of the late Robert Beaudoin.
Born in Warwick, RI, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Maude E. (Webb) Martin.
Mrs. Beaudoin worked for many years as the secretary to the Superintendent of the Blackstone Millville Regional School system. The true joy in her life was her family.
Lorraine J. Racine
CUMBERLAND- Lorraine J. Racine, 80, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013. She was the wife of the late Raymond F. Racine.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Oliver and Ida (Matte) Giguere.
She had lived in Cumberland for the last 60 years. Mrs. Racine was a member of the Elks Lodge #850 Emblem Club, Woonsocket and the St. Joseph Veteran's Club.
Richard W. Landry
MANVILLE- Richard W. Landry, 75, of Manville, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 16, 2013 in his home with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Lorraine (Malo) Landry to whom he was married for 53 years. Born in Dexter, ME, he was the son of the late Waldo and Doris (Barrie).
NORTH CAROLINA- Odessa (Burton) Coleman, 92, of Ingleside Dr., formerly of Bourdon Blvd. died Sunday February 10, 2013. She was the wife of the late James Coleman.
Born in Winston-Salem, South Carolina, daughter of the late Cliff Riley and Alice Burton.
Mrs. Coleman lived in Newberry So. Carolina until 1940, moving to Woonsocket where she lived until three years ago when she moved to North Carolina to live with her daughter Margaret.
Odessa worked as Spinner for various textile mills in Woonsocket.
Barbara J. Gallagher
BLACKSTONE- Barbara J. (Tibbetts) Gallagher, 90, of Foxbrook Manor, died Friday, February 15, 2013 in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Gallagher.
Born in Worcester, MA, the daughter of the late Stewart and Sarah (McCaffrey) Tibbetts, she was a Blackstone resident for most of her life.