Archive - Obituary
October 1st, 2012
Diane H. DeSantis
WEST WARWICK- DeSANTIS, Diane H. (Mayer), 64, of Lonsdale St., passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at home.
She was the wife of Dennis M. DeSantis, they had been married for 45 years.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Rene and Gertrude (Shepard) Mayer. She has been a resident of West Warwick for the past 13 years, previously residing in Woonsocket.
Mrs. DeSantis was the owner of the former Diane's Beauty Salon, Woonsocket, for 35 years and was a communicant of Christ the King Church.
David A. Walsh
WOODSTOCK- David A. Walsh, 52, formerly of Blackstone, MA passed away in his sleep early Sunday morning September 23, 2012 with dignity and love at the dream home that he built with his dearest partner of 10 years, Michael A. Fusaro, on Converse Road in Woodstock. He was with his loved ones, including his beloved Irish Terrier, Harry, who completed his family.
Hortense L. Lemoine
WOONSOCKET- Hortense L. "Lee" Lemoine, 83, of Front St., formerly of Willow St., Woonsocket, died Sunday morning at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Normand Lemoine.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Edwina (Richards) Benoit. She was a resident of Woonsocket for most of her life.
Mrs. Lemoine was employed by American Tourister and Healthtex Corporations for many years before retiring in 1982.
Andrew W. Przybylo
WOONSOCKET- Andrew W. Przybylo, 93, of Woonsocket passed away on Saturday at his home.
Born Oct. 8, 1918, in Woonsocket he was the son of the late Andrew & Helen (Zych) Przybylo.
Andrew was employed as a assembler for the former Uniroyal Co. until the plant closed, he then went to work for the Woonsocket Call in the Maintenance Dept. before retiring. He proudly served in U.S. Army during WWII as a T. SGT serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theater.
BELLINGHAM- Marion (d'Astous) Grover, 92, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the St. Camillus Nursing Home, Whitinsville, MA. She was the beloved wife of the late Clifford Grover.
Born in St. Damase de Matane, PQ, Canada on August 22, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Joseph G. and Rose H. (St. Pierre) d'Astous.
Rita E. Lemire
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Rita E. Lemire 94, formerly of 400 Mendon Rd. died Thursday at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Harold R. Lemire.
Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Marie Louise (Paradise) Dorval.
Mrs. Lemire worked for the former Uniroyle Co. as an assembler for twenty eight years, and was a CNA at the Wrentham State School for twelve years before retiring thirty years ago.
Yvette M. Belisle
WOONSOCKET- Yvette M. Belisle, 62, of Front St., Woonsocket, died Tuesday at home. She was the former wife of Linwood Brooks of Manville.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Therese (Lamoureux) Belisle.
She attended Holy Family School and remained a lifelong resident of the city.
Yvette was employed by Homefront Heath Care, Inc. for several years.
Peter P. Rowey
WOONSOCKET- Peter P. Rowey 71, resident of Woonsocket passed away September 26, 2012 at the Rhode Island Hospital.
He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Ralph Sr. & Mary (Higazy) Rowey.
Peter worked for Tanury Industries in Lincoln as a quality controller for many years; previously he worked for the former Miler Electric Co. He was a lifelong Woonsocket resident, he enjoyed history, science, reading, and working in his yard.
HOPEDALE, MA- Jean Paul Gilbert Laplume, 73, of Hopedale, MA, formerly of Bellingham, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at Milford Regional Medical Center.
He was the beloved son of the late Ovila and Germaine (L'Heureux) Laplume.
Pauline V. Gagne
ALPHARETTA, GA- Pauline V. Gagne, 91, of Alpharetta, GA, formerly of Third Ave. Woonsocket, died September 22, 2012 at Halcyon House Hospice, in Atlanta, GA. She was the wife of the late Maurice L. Gagne.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Viola (Bouchard) Muron.