Archive - Obituary
May 9th, 2012
BLACKSTONE- Janet (Carey) Cournoyer 65, of Bellingham Rd. died Tuesday at Women and Infants Hospital. She was the devoted and loving wife of Marcel Cournoyer.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Clement and Blanche (Cabana) Carey.
Janet was an assembler at A.T. Cross for over twenty years, retiring in 2010. She was an avid reader and loved to travel, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Eugene H. Farland
OAKLAND, CA- Eugene H. Farland, 93, Oakland, CA passed away on April 19, 2012.
Born in Woonsocket of the late Joseph and Alma (Cayer) Farland.
George J. Michaud
WOONSOCKET- George J. Michaud 63, of Cumberland Hill Rd. died Thursday May 3, 2012, in Mariam Hospital after a long illness. He was the former husband of Margaret (Charest) Beaudoin of Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Gerald and Lena (Marzini). He was a lifelong resident of Woonsocket.
Homer L. Lafond Jr.
N. CONWAY, NH- Homer L. Lafond Jr., 73, died Saturday in N. Conway, NH. He was the husband of Claudette (Tellier) Lafond.
Born in Central Falls, he was a son of the late Homer L. Lafond Sr. and Lucille M. (Dery) Lafond.
LINCOLN- Madelyn Collins, 91, of Lincoln, died Sunday at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Arnold B. Collins and the daughter of the late James J. and Helen (Rush) Gorman.
She is survived by several cousins.
Mrs. Collins was employed as a registered nurse at Memorial Hospital for over 37 years.
A Mass of Christian Burial to which relatives and friends are invited will be celebrated today at 10:00 am in St. Ambrose Church, School St., Albion.
Florence C. Seagrave
DOUGLAS- Florence C. (Hansen) Seagrave Neely, 91, of Douglas died Sunday May 6, 2012 in the Madonna Manor, North Attleboro. She was the wife of the late George R. Neely who died in 2002. Her former husband was George A. Seagrave, Jr. who died in 2005.
She was employed in the reprographic department of the Morgan Construction Company in Worcester for 19 years before retiring in 1985. During WWII, Florence worked at her mother-in-laws photography studio in Uxbridge, MA.
Marjorie E. Martel
BELLINGHAM- Marjorie E. (Alward) Martel 87, of MA passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 5th, 2012 with her loved ones by her side. She was the wife of the late Robert F. Martel Sr.
Born in Framingham MA on May 17th, 1924, She was the daughter of the late John and Astrid (Saunder) Alward.
Herve F. Barry
WOONSOCKET- Herve F. Barry, 77, died Sunday, May 6, 2012 in Trinity Health Center. He was the husband of Eleanor "Ellie" Barry.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Roy E. and Loretta (Archambault) Barry.
Herve was a member of the Elks BPOE # 850.
Herve was an avid Bingo player; he enjoyed making people laugh, by being on the top of the list of jokesters.
Joseph T. Botelho Jr.
PORTSMOUTH- Joseph T. Botelho Jr., age 54, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, died Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Rhode Island Hospital. He was the former husband of Lucille (Larue) Berling.
Born in Fall River, a son of Eleanor A. (Jennings) Botelho of Portsmouth, Rhode Island and the late Joseph T. Botelho Sr., he spent his youth in Fall River and moved to Portsmouth at the age of 11.
LINCOLN- Aurora Baptista (Gonsalves) 97, of Lincoln died May 6, 2012. She was the wife of the late Antonio M. Baptista.
She was born in Brava, Cape Verde a daughter of the late Benjamin J. and Louisa B. (Barros) Gonsalves.
She came to this country 75 years ago settling in Lincoln.
She is survived by 4 sons Benjamin Baptista of Cape Coral, FL, Manuel "Butch" Baptista of Woonsocket, Paul "Herman" and Antonio Baptista Jr. both of Lincoln. 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.