Archive - Obituary
January 25th, 2012
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Sandra Lois DeCherry, 50, of Mowry Avenue, North Smithfield, Rhode Island died on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Hospice in Providence, Rhode Island following an illness that began in October.
Born in Kingston, Jamaica on February 5, 1961, she was a daughter of Daphne M. Watson of Tavares, Florida.
She immigrated to the United States in 1983 and resided in Franklin prior to moving to North Smithfield in February 2002.
CRANSTON- Lillian L. Parenteau, 86, formerly of Woonsocket, died Monday in Cedercrest Healthcare, Cranston. She was the wife of the late Sylvio Parenteau.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Stanislas and Albina (Germaine) Courtemanche.
She was an employee of the Foxboro Company, Foxboro, MA before retiring and had also worked in several Mills in Woonsocket.
She leaves her children, Raymond Parenteau of Cranston and Anita Mathieu of North Kingstown. She was the sister of the late Marie Lozeau, Beatrice Perron and Gertrude Gibeault.
Irene A. Lula
LINCOLN- Irene A. (Strycharz) Lula, 91, of, Lincoln, RI, Formerly of Blackstone, MA. Passed away on January 23rd. She was the loving wife of the late William M. Lula.
Born, March 27, 1920 in Blackstone, she was the daughter of the late Klemens & Barbara (Majkut) Strycharz.
Irene was employed as a Service Specialist at the Wrentham State School, before retiring, before that, she was employed in the family business, the former Strycharz Market in Blackstone.
BOYNTON BEACH, FL. - Susan (Daigle) Laforme, 60, died Monday, January 9, 2012 at home. She was the wife of the late Roland Laforme.
Born in Bellingham, she was the daughter of Norman and Leona Daigle.
She was employed for many years as a security guard then started her own limousine business. She was a graduate of Blackstone High School.
She is survived by a sister, Nancy Daignault, two nephews, a great niece and a great nephew. She is also survived by two half sisters, Joanne Jobin and Mary Rice and two half brothers, David and Raymond Harper.
Albert C. Ralyea
FRANKLIN- Albert C. Ralyea 84, of Franklin, died Saturday December 24, 2011 at Milford Regional Medical Center following an illness. He was the husband of the late Anita (Guinard) Ralyea for 62 years before her death in 2009.
Born in Boston on February 13, 1927, a son of the late Alan and Grace (Shepherdson) Ralyea, he was a resident of Franklin for over 60 years.
He was raised in Foxboro, and educated in Walpole and for over 33 years worked in the textile industry at Clark-Cutler McDermott Company in Franklin.
Stella E. Swarr
FRANKLIN- Stella E. (Cramer) Swarr 93, of Franklin, died peacefully, Friday January 20, 2012 at the Maples Rehabilitation Center in Wrentham, following a long illness. She was the wife of the late Samuel V. Swarr.
Born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, January 12, 1919 a daughter of the late Joseph & Mary (Douts) Cramer she was a former longtime resident of Lancaster, Penn. and Cumberland, RI.
Mrs. Swarr was educated in Pennsylvania and was a retired homemaker.
Henry E. Cabana, Jr.
MILLVILLE- Henry E. Cabana, Jr., 81 of Millville, Ma. passed away peacefully on January 23, 2012 surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Brooklyn, New York on October 20, 1930, he was the son of the late Henry E. Cabana, Sr. and Dorothy (Ward) Malley and her husband Arthur Malley. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 58 years, Eileen M. (Logan) Cabana who died in 2008.
Josephine M. Kurek
NO. SMITHFIELD- Josephine M. (Misiaszek) Kurek, 87, of Cynthia Dr., passed away peacefully on Monday at Landmark Medical Ctr. With her loving family by her side. She was the loving wife of the late Lawrence J. Kurek.
Born, Nov. 25, 1924 in No. Smithfield.
Frank F. Malito
WOONSOCKET- Frank F. Malito, 94, of Diamond Hill Rd., died Monday, January 23, 2012, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of almost 50 years to the late Florence R. (Valois) Malito.
Born in West Warwick, son of the late Antonio and Amelia (Sabatini) Malito.
Mr. Malito was a United States, Army Air Force WWII Veteran. He was former Vice Commander of the Andrew F. Young Post 3, of the American Legion.
Jeannette M. Hebert
BURRILLVILLE- Jeannette M. (Laplume) Hebert, 90, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 at Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was the wife of the late Julian Hebert.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Bertha (Theroux) Laplume.
Jeannette worked as a Group Leader at Tupperware for many years before retiring in 1984.
She is survived by a daughter, Claire Forget and her husband Donald of Rockledge, FL and one granddaughter. She was the sister of the late Emile Laplume and Cecile Stevenin.