Archive - Obituary
July 16th, 2012
UXBRIDGE - Eva (Tancrell) Meunier of Largo, FL died Thurs. April 5 at Sabal Palms in Largo, FL.
A correction for her memorial Mass is as follows: Eva's Memorial Mass will be held on Fri. July 20 at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 121 Linwood St., Linwood. Burial will be in St. Jean the Baptiste Cemetery in Bellingham at 2:00 p.m.
A calling hour from 9 - 10 a.m. will be in Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd., Uxbridge.
WOONSOCKET - George R. Lanoue, 59, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 13, 2012 at Landmark Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband for 41 years of Anna B. (Krupski) Lanoue. Born in Woonsocket on May 24, 1953, he was the son of the late William and Marie (Bernier) Cassidy, Sr.
BLACKSTONE - Roger E. "Chick" LaCasse, 76, of David Dr., Blackstone, MA passed away Tuesday, July 10th 2012, at Milford Hospital with his wife and daughters by his side. He was the beloved husband of Carmen (Bernard) LaCasse. They were married on August 21, 1963.
Born on June 18, 1936 in Berlin, New Hampshire, he was the son of the late Ludger and Antoinette (Huot) LaCasse.
He was educated at the Guardian Angel School and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Berlin, Class of 1954.
He later lived in Milford for several years and was a resident of Blackstone for over 40 years.
PHOENIX AZ- Helena (Haczynski) Kukla, wife of the late Edward M. Kukla died on June 19, 2012 in Phoenix AZ.
Helena was born in Lincoln, RI on October 6, 1916 and lived in Woonsocket until 1997 when she moved to Phoenix AZ.
Helena was the daughter of Beatrice (Zych) and Walter Haczynski.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents and brothers (Stanley, Michael, Joseph, Thomas, Leo, Edward and Walter) and one sister (Irene).
She is survived by two daughters (Priscilla Boyd and Christine Dicken), a son-in-law (Michael Dicken), seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
WOONSOCKET - Muriel C. (Belhumeur) Vadenais, 78, of New Bedford, MA passed away peacefully on Friday, July 13, 2012 at home with family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward H. Vadenais.
Born in Woonsocket on August 17, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Anselme and Alice (Ouellette) Belhumeur. She was the loving mother of Paul Vadenais and the late Edward A. Vadenais.
LINCOLN - Beatrice Cedras 94, of Sayles Hill Rd. died Wednesday at The Holiday.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Albina Godin. She was a sales clerk at the former Social Department Store for over thirty years.
She leaves a son, Richard Eric Cedras of Berkeley, CA and several nieces and nephews including Connie Brochu of N. Smithfield. Beatrice was predeceased by twelve brothers and sisters.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home are private.
Elise B. Giguere
CHANDLER ARIZONA- Elise B. Giguere passed from this life to the next on July 11, 2012 at the age of 84.
She was born and raised in New England and was a past resident of Vero Beach, Florida and lived in Arizona since 2004.
She left behind Omer Giguere, a loving husband of 66 years and two sons, Omer of Boston, Massachusetts and Roger of Chandler, Arizona.
Elise was the loving Grandmother of 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Falconer Funeral Home, 251 West Juniper Ave. in Gilbert, Arizona at 2:00PM on Saturday, July 14th.
BLACKSTONE- Henry Gagne 53, of Dollard St. died Wednesday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Debra (Rugka) Gagne.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Normand and Leona (Charpentier) Gagne. Henry worked for In-Metal in Sharon MA for over ten years, he was a member of the Par-X Club and the Woonsocket Lodge of Elks.
Raymond A. Lefebvre
RIVERIA BEACH, FL- Raymond A. Lefebvre, 86, of Riveria Beach, FL passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at the Columbia Hospital of West Palm Beach, FL with his wife and friends by his side. He was the beloved husband for 50 years of Therese (Desjarlais) Lefebvre.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on April 20, 1926, he was the son of the late Armand and Irene (Gagnon) Lefebvre.
He was the brother of Marguerite Allen of Pascoag, RI, Eva Marietti and her husband, Michael of Chepachet, RI and the late Marcel Levebvre. He also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Francis J. Racine
BURRILLVILLE- Francis J. Racine, 88, resident of Pascoag, died July 10, 2012 at the Providence VA Medical Center in Providence.
He was born in Pascoag RI, a son of the late Andrew & Olive (Vanasse) Racine.
He worked for the Worcester Textile Co. in North Providence for 20 years as a supervisor retiring in 1986; previously he worked for the Whitins Machine Co in Whitinsville MA. He was an army veteran of WWII where he served in Germany. He lived most of his life in Burrillville previously he lived in Greenville.