Archive - Obituary
June 27th, 2012
Elizabeth M. Grady
WHITINSVILLE- Elizabeth M. "Betty" (Bebe) Grady, 97, formerly of Delray Gardens and Pine St. died Wed. June 27 at Beaumont Nursing in Westboro after an illness. Her husband John T. "Bob" Grady St. died Dec. 6, 1965.
BLACKSTONE- Joseph Brackett, 78, a lifelong resident of Blackstone, MA, lost his battle to Pulmonary Fibrosis on Monday evening in the comfort of his home. He was the beloved husband of Janet A. (Boisvert) Brackett.
A talented athlete, Joe was a standout player on his high school basketball and baseball teams. He carried his love for sports into his adulthood, as shown through his passion for golf. When not hitting the links, Joe was dedicated to caring for his wife and tending to his meticulous lawn and beautiful roses.
Curtis W. Degnan
BURRILLVILLE- Curtis W. Degnan, 43, passed at home with his family by his side on Tuesday June 26, 2012. He was the husband of Delia D. (Lopez) Degnan.
Born in Woonsocket he was the son of Charles Degnan of Pascoag and the late Barbara (Pariseau) Degnan.
Curtis worked as a carpenter and a machinist for many years. He also served our country in the US Army.
Eva B. Lamoureux
PASCOAG- Eva B. (Champoux) Lamoureux, 93, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 25, 2012 at the Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Lamoureux.
Born in Woonsocket on November 23, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Phillias and Emma (Toupin) Champoux.
LAKELAND, FL- Romeo J. Peloquin, 85, died June 13, 2012 at home in Lakeland, Florida.
He was the husband of the late Madeleine (Riendeau) Peloquin.
Born in Manville, he was the son of the late Theodore and Alma (Dupuis) Peloquin.
He worked at Pratt Whiteney in Connecticut for many years before retiring to Lakeland Florida.
He was a retired 20 yr. Army Veteran of WW II, Korean, Vietnam War.
Lillian M. Andre
NEW BEDFORD- Lillian (Richard) Andre, age 81, of New Bedford and formerly of Cumberland, RI, passed away June 25, 2012 at Saint Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. She was the wife of the late John L. Andre.
Born in Norwalk, CT, a daughter of the late Albert and Sadie (Marcouillier) Richard, she had lived in Cumberland, RI, followed by Florida for several years before moving to New Bedford a few years ago.
Leo P. Beauchamp
WOONSOCKET- Leo P. Beauchamp, 84, of Woonsocket, died June 24, 2012 in his home. He was the husband of Priscille (Dumais) Beauchamp, who died in 2004.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Anne (Bonin) Beauchamp.
Joseph L. Levesque
WOONSOCKET- Joseph L. Levesque, 83, of Paradis Ave., Woonsocket, died Sunday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Tyler) Levesque. They were married on May 22, 1959.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Edward and Aurore (Jarvis) Levesque. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Levesque served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Following his service Mr. Levesque was employed in the local textile industry at several area firms before his retirement.
William H. Gilbert
CUMBERLAND- William H. Gilbert, 83, of Wysteria Lane, died Friday, May 18, 2012, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Patricia (Morley) Gilbert.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Chester and Eda (Koerner) Gilbert, he had lived in Cumberland for the past forty-six years.
Mr. Gilbert was owner of Concordia Music Corp., and prior to that, he was an engineer for Raytheon, and for Sylvania.
ENGLEWOOD, FL- Our beloved wife and mother Miriam "Mim" Bourne passed away at her home in Englewood, Fl on May 9, 2012 at the age of 83.
"Mim" was born in Harrisville, RI and worked for the State of RI until retirement.
She is survived by her husband, Stanley E. Bourne, and his family; son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Susan Nicholson with grandson Samuel Willneff in Virginia Beach, VA; grandson, Ashley J Nicholson of Cordele, GA; nieces, Laurel Magan and Dale Correia of MA.
Interment will be in Chepachet, RI at Acotes Cemetary at a later date.