Archive - Obituary
February 15th, 2011
David P. Ethier
CAMBRIDGE/MILLVILLE- David P. Ethier, 47, of Cambridge and formerly of Millville, MA passed away Mon. February 14, 2011 in Boston after a short illness. A graveside funeral service will be held at a later date in North Purchase Cemetery, Milford. Complete obituary can be found at
Doris T. Leduc
WOONSOCKET- Doris T. (Hunt) Leduc, 88, of Summer St., died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Leduc.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Beatrice (Merritt) Hunt.
A 1941 graduate of Woonsocket High School and a 1942 graduate of Johnson & Wales School of Business, Mrs. Leduc was an office clerk for the Woonsocket Board of Canvassers and the Woonsocket Education Dept., retiring in 1984.
Margaret M. Alward
BELLINGHAM- Margaret M. (Balzi) Alward, 76, of Bellingham, passed away on Monday, February 14, 2011 at Milford Regional Medical Center with her family by her side after a long illness. She was the beloved wife for 39 years of Paul A. Alward.
Born in Boston on November 12, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Josephine (Petrucci) Balzi.
Laurette M. Lebrun
WOONSOCKET- Laurette M. Lebrun, 92 of Woonsocket passed away Thursday, February 10, 2011 at home. She was the wife of the late John B. Lebrun.
Born in Canada she was the daughter of the late Siffroid and Rose-Anna (Masse) Henault.
Richard B. Hall, Sr
WOONSOCKET- Richard Brian Hall, Sr., 48, of Woonsocket, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on February 1, 2011.
Born July 27, 1962 in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Everett E. and Barbara E. (Bourgeois) Hall.
Richard worked for Stop & Shop Pea Pod of No. Smithfield for the last 10 years. He also was a veteran of the armed forces.
WOONSOCKET- Lucille (Lavallee) Munschy, 78, of Congress St. Woonsocket, died Friday February 11, 2011, in Rhode Island Hospital with her family by her side.
She was the wife of Ronald C. Munschy.
Born in Webster Ma., daughter of the late Oscar and Beatrice (Bibeault) Lavallee.
Lucille worked as an inspector for Miller Electric retiring in 1995.
George A. Demers
NORTH SMITHFIELD-George A. Demers, 89, formerly of Eddie Dowling Hwy., North Smithfield, died Friday at the Rhode Island Veteran's Home in Bristol. He was the husband of the late Rita O. (Brouillette) Demers.
Born and raised in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Albert and Marion (Asselin) Demers. He resided in the home in North Smithfield he built with his father for over 50 years until moving to Bristol.
During his teen years Mr. Demers joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and worked in Wyoming.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Justin "Juice" Cote 85 formerly of 1303 Eddie Dowling Hwy, died Thursday in St. Antoine Residence. He was the husband of Marie (Rainville) Cote.
Mr. Cote was born in Canada a son of the late Edmond and Amanda (Patrie) Cote.
He was a pile driver for Franki Foundation in Woburn, MA for thirty years before retiring in 1987. Mr. Cote was a WWII Navy veteran serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and enjoyed riding his motorcycle throughout the back roads of RI and CT.
Marc P. Mandeville
SMITHFIELD- Marc P. Mandeville, 42, of Homestead Rd, Smithfield, died suddenly on Sunday, February 6, 2011.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Judy A. (Millette) Mandeville of Woonsocket and the late Lucien P. Mandeville.
He worked as an automobile mechanic for Semper Fi Auto.
Besides his mother he is survived by a daughter, Marissa Mandeville of No. Smithfield and two brothers, Lucien Mandeville of Harrisville and Jody Mandeville of Grand Junction, CO.
Janet S. Forbes
WOONSOCKET- Janet S. (Sanford) Forbes, 81, of Prospect St., died Wednesday, February 9, 2011 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late James M. Forbes.
Born in Potsdam, NY, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Jessie (Clark) Sanford.
Mrs. Forbes graduated from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY and SUNY, Plattsburgh, NY. She was a high school economics teacher, a church choir director and soloist, and an accomplished quilter.