Archive - Obituary
May 29th, 2012
Jean Paul Fagnant
CUMBERLAND- Fagnant, Jean Paul, 76, of Cumberland died Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Hospice St. Antoine, North Smithfield. He was the husband of Pauline (Pelletier) Fagnant.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Hermile and Blanche (Fugere) Fagnant. He lived most of his life in Cumberland. Mr. Fagnant had been employed for many years as an industrial diamond Dye Cutter at General Cable before retiring in 1999. He was an avid NASCAR fan and will be missed by so many friends.
Rachel T. Landry
WOONSOCKET- Rachel T. Landry, 90, of Woonsocket, died May 23, 2012 the Friendly Home.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Waldo V. and Delia (Paul) Landry.
Ms. Landry was a bookkeeper for Ken's Lawn and Yard and Stateline Power Products.
She leaves her sister, Rita Marcotte of Blackstone; nephews and nieces. Ms. Landry was predeceased by three brothers, Waldo, Aram and Gerald Landry.
Margaret E. Harrison
LINCOLN- HARRISON, Margaret E. (Gormley), 94, of Lower River Road, passed away Sunday in the Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late John E. Harrison.
Born in Norwich, CT, she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Quinn) Gormley. She resided in Lincoln for many years, previously residing in North Providence and Burrillville.
Margaret was a graduate of the Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, CT, and a graduate of the St. Joseph School of Nursing in Providence.
Henri L. Carpentier
MANVILLE- Henri L. Carpentier, 71, of Old River Rd., Manville, died Saturday evening at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving companion of 14 years to Marie-Anne (Cournoyer) Blanchard of Manville.
Born in Woonsocket, Henri was the son of the late Henry and Doris (Benoit) Carpentier.
Mr. Carpentier was an active Life Member of the Woonsocket B.P.O E. Lodge 850. At the time of his passing Henri was employed as the facilities manager at the Elks. In his earlier years he worked for the Walnut Hill Bowling Alley and was also a self-employed tradesman in the area.
James Edward Evans
WOONSOCKET- James Edward Evans 63 years old passed away on May 24th 2012.
James was the eldest son of the late Hosie W. and the late Lucy M. (Harmon) Evans. He was born October 6, 1948 in Thompson, GA. He moved to Woonsocket with his family in 1958 and lived here until his passing. James attended High School up to the 12th grade. He joined the Army and served his country in Vietnam. He worked a short time at Clark Cutler in Franklin, MA. and Charlotte Brothers in Blackstone. But, his life love was carpentry.
Albert C. Rivers
WOONSOCKET- Albert C. Rivers, 87, of Hemond Ave., Woonsocket, passed away peacefully at The Friendly Home on Friday, May 25, 2012 with his son by his side.
Born in Woonsocket on March 16, 1925, he was the son of the late William C. and Delina (Demarse) Rivers and is the last of ten children born to them.
Rita C. Renaud
CUMBERLAND- Rita C. Renaud 91, formerly of Willis Dr. died Thursday at The Holiday in Lincoln. She was the wife of the late Edgar J. Renaud.
Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Genevieve (Blais) Langevin.
Rita was a supervisor at Texas Instruments for fifteen years before retiring in 1983. She was a former member of the St Joseph Sr. Citizens and St. Louis Sr. Citizens.
Claire I. Ottaviano
DEBARY, FL- Ottaviano, Claire I., 80 of Debary, FL. passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Claire was preceded in death by her husband Gerald Ottaviano.
She is survived by her children; Sandra Rymanski, David Ottaviano and Donna (Mike) Pyburn, her caregiver for the past 6 years; 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service at 2PM on Sunday May 27, 2012 at Baldauff Funeral Home 1233 Saxon Blvd. Orange City, FL. 32763.
WOONSOCKET - Francis A. "Frank" Crisafulli, 86, of Woonsocket, died May 23, 2012 at The Friendly Nursing Home, Woonsocket. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 63 years, Dorothy K. (Moon) Crisafulli.
Born in Woonsocket, where he lived all of his life, he was the son of the late Anthony and Josephine (Fauzza) Crisafulli.
Rita M. Danese
LAGUNA WOODS, CA- Rita M. Danese, nee Charest, wife of pre-deceased John B. Danese, died during the early morning at 12:15 AM on May 18, 2012, in Laguna Woods, CA.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Alphonse and Emilie (Frechette) Charest.