Archive - Obituary
May 6th, 2011
Joseph George Savard
NO. SMITHFIELD- Joseph George (Sonny) Savard 75, resident of No. Smithfield RI died surrounded by his family at his home. Husband of the late Lucille (Beauregard) Savard.
Born in Woonsocket RI, a son of the late George & Jeannette (Belair) Savard.
Bertha F. Moon
WOONSOCKET- Bertha F. (Rutka) Moon, 97, of Rockland Ave., died Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Moon. A lifelong Woonsocket resident, she was the daughter of the late Karol and Julia (Kurowska) Rutka.
Frances (Durkin) Clifford
CUMBERLAND- Frances (Durkin) Clifford, 88, formerly of Old Diamond Hill Road died Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Sakonnet Bay Manor, Tiverton. She was the wife of the late Charles L. Clifford, Jr.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Thomas F. and Helen C. (Schmeider) Durkin, she had lived in Woonsocket for over 45 years before moving to Emerald Bay Manor in Cumberland 10 years ago.
She was a graduate of Classical High School and the University of Rhode Island where she was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority.
WOONSOCKET- Rita Audet 85, of 100 Front St. died Thursday at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Gerard Audet.
Mrs. Audet was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Michel and Jeanne (Schmitt) Mathieu.
She spent most of her life as a homemaker, taking care of her family. In her younger days she worked in the drawing room at the former Alsace Worsted Co. for ten years. Rita was a member of the Crepeau Court Social Club.
Antonio Michael Williams
WOONSOCKET- Antonio Michael Williams, 20, of Front Street, Woonsocket, died Monday, May 2nd, in a one-car crash in Woonsocket.
Born in Providence, he was the son of Fernando Rodriguez and Viola Rodriguez, both of Providence.
Louise L. LaFerriere
WOONSOCKET- Mrs. Louise L. (Berard) LaFerriere, 64, resident of Woonsocket, died May 1, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of Robert W. Belhumeur.
Born Aug. 7, 1946 in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Philip and Alice (Vincent) Berard, Sr. She was a lifelong city resident.
Louise was a homemaker.
She enjoyed spending her time with her grandchildren.
Ruben A. Mendoza
LINCOLN- Ruben A. Mendoza, 64, of Old Main Street, Manville died unexpectedly Sunday, May 1, 2011 at home. He was the beloved husband of Carmen (Gimotea) Mendoza.
Born in San Juan Batangas, The Philippines, a son of the late Florentino and Teodora (Almariego) Mendoza, he had lived in Manville for the past 30 years.
Mr. Mendoza was an accounts payable representative for CVS, Woonsocket for the past 21 years.
He was a communicant of St. James Church, Manville.
Doris M. Martin
NO. SMITHFIELD- Doris M. (Goewey) Martin, 96, of Old Smithfield Rd., died Saturday, April 23, 2011 in The Holiday, Lincoln. She was the wife of Frank H. Martin whom she married June 28, 1944.
Born in Revere, MA, she was the daughter of the late John A. and Olivine (Roy) Goewey.
She worked twenty years at the former Fogarty Hospital, No. Smithfield, retiring in 1986.
Stanley M. Durgin
BELLINGHAM- Stanley M. Durgin, 64, of Bellingham, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2011 at home suddenly.
He was the beloved husband for 12 years of Mary A. (Wheeler) Durgin.
Arrangements under the direction of Cartier's Funeral Home, Bellingham, MA.
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Gloria C. Desmarais
WOONSOCKET- Gloria C. Desmarais, 80, died peacefully Friday morning at home surrounded by her family. She was the devoted wife of Robert W. Desmarais. They were married on October 16, 1948.
Born in Burrillville, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Annette (Bois) Beaudreau.
She was a resident of Woonsocket for most of her life and later lived in Cumberland. Mr. and Mrs. Desmarais also spent several years living in Boynton Beach, FL. during their retirement.