Archive - Obituary
July 22nd, 2014
Frank V. Paine, Jr.
MANVILLE - Frank V. Paine, Jr., formerly of Manville, entered into rest July 17, 2014 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. He was predeceased in 2009 by his wife of fifty-two years Claudette A. (Paulison) Paine. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Frank V., Sr. and Mabel (King) Paine.
Rodney Cedric Byrd
WOONSOCKET - Rodney Cedric Byrd, 47, of Woonsocket, Rhode Island passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Rodney was the son of Richard and Josephine Byrd of Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
Edward R. Rouette
WOONSOCKET - Edward R. Rouette, 71, of Woonsocket died Sunday morning at home surrounded by his family after a valiant two year battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Georgette L. (Lanctot) Rouette. They were married on June 4, 1966.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Royal and Annie (Bootland) Rouette. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Rouette served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as a medical corpsman with the 29th Evacuation Hospital Unit based out of Fort Devens, MA.
Ronald G. Young
BURRILLVILLE - Ronald G. Young, 61, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in Pine Grove Health Center, Pascoag. He was the son of the late Melvin and Jean (Fraser) Young. He is survived by his siblings; Richard, Steve, John, Bill, Kirk, Gloria, Rebecca and Brenda.He was predeceased by his brothers Melvin Jr. and Jeffrey.
Charles H. MacDonald
WOONSOCKET - Charles H. MacDonald, 87, of Cherry Hill Ave, died Saturday July 19, 2014 at the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Anita (Bastein) MacDonald. Born and brought up in Slatersville, he was the son of the late James and Hazel (Delsgard) MacDonald.
Camille G. Mandeville, Sr.
WOONSOCKET - Camille G. Mandeville, Sr., 82, of Woonsocket died Sunday morning at Home & Hospice Care Philip Hulitar Center in Providence. He was the loving husband of Estelle A. (Lemay) Mandeville. They were married on August 5, 1957.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Emilien and Florina (Jacob) Mandeville. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Mandeville served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
He was employed for over 30 years at Whittins Machine shop and also worked at Bryant University for several years.
Charles E. Switzer
WOONSOCKET - Charles E. Switzer, 93, of Valatie, NY and formerly of Woonsocket, RI died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Barnwell Health Facilities in Valatie.
Born August 31, 1920 in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Scanlon) Schweitzer. Mr Switzer was a WWII US Army Veteran and worked for the former Tupperware Company as a Material Handler in Blackstone, MA for many years.
Diane R. Lajoie
WOONSOCKET - Diane R. (Desmarais) Lajoie, 65, of Mendon Road passed away Thursday at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Craig L. Lajoie, and they had been married for 45 years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Raoul Desmarais and the late Germaine (Plante) St. George of Manville. She was a life-long resident of Woonsocket.
George J. McCarthy
WOONSOCKET - George J. McCarthy, 62, beloved husband of Patricia A.; loving father of Eric (Melissa), Heather, Laura Spurlock (Stephen), Gregory (Sheila); devoted granddad of Abigail, Owen, Colin, Tryston, Asher; adoring brother and best friend of Keith and Kathleen Fontenault; preceded in death by parents George R. and Doris (nee Perrault).
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing Director Global Market Development, Sherwin Williams Company. Passed away Thursday July 17, 2014.
Michael J. Giroux
PROVIDENCE - Michael J. Giroux 60, of River Ave. died July 7th at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of David and Mary (Casey) Giroux of Woonsocket. Michael worked as a salesman for several years before becoming disabled. He served in the US Army.