Archive - Obituary
April 13th, 2012
THOMPSON, CT- Bertha (Ballou) Waters, 87, of Thompson, CT, died April 11, 2012.
Calling hours Sunday 2 to 4 PM at Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT followed by a Memorial Service at 4 PM. Donations to the Recreational Fund, Pierce Memorial Baptist Home, PO Box 326, Brooklyn, CT 06234. Share a memory with her family "Light a Candle" at
Raymond A. Fontaine
WOONSOCKET- Raymond A. Fontaine, 59, life long resident of Woonsocket, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the Woonsocket Health Center, located on Poplar Street in Woonsocket, after a sudden and progressive illness. He was married to Jeannette M. Gina (Malenfant) Fontaine for 36 wonderful years, where they said their "I Do's" in Holy Family Church in December of 1975. They would have celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary this December. Born December 31, 1952, Raymond was a son of the late Raymond and Jeannette L. (Desjardin) Fontaine.
Kennis Ray Berard
SANTA FE, NM- KENNIS RAY BERARD, 70, of Santa Fe entered eternal life Saturday, April 7, 2012 in Las Cruces.
He was born October 16, 1941 in Hampton Road, Virginia.
Kennis served his country honorably as a Captain in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He retired from the State of New Mexico as an Administrative Law Judge and was a communicant of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Santa Fe.
CUMBERLAND- Ann (Chodorowski) Winiarski,96, formerly of Mendon Road, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2012 in the Emerald Bay Manor, Cumberland surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late John Winiarski.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Constantine and Margaret (Lapiniak) Chodorowski. She resided in Cumberland for the past 58 years, previously residing in Woonocket.
Vivian G. Maney
WOONSOCKET- Vivian G. (Beaudet) Maney, 94, of Woonsocket, died April 10, 2012 in the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Edwin Maney.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late George and Bridget (O' Gara) Beaudet.
She is survived by two sons Kevin Maney of Narragansett, and Brian Maney of Chepachet; a daughter Maureen Maney of Woonsocket; two grandchildren Sarah Lane and Kate Maney, and two great grandchildren Grace and Samuel. She was preceded in death by her two brothers Francis and Paul Beaudet, and a sister Mary Lloyd.
Lillian A. Poirier
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Lillian A. (DeMello) Poirier 87, of Mendon Rd. died Tuesday at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of Victor A. Poirier Jr.
Born in Pottersville, MA she was a daughter of the late Emile and Annie (Nazareth) DeMello.
Lillian was the housekeeper at St. John's Parish for six years retiring in 1980. She was a member of the choir at St. John's Church, an entertainer with "Caravan of Cheer" and loved to crochet.
Robert L. Riendeau
WOONSOCKET- Robert L. Riendeau (Butch) 73, of Monroe St. died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Carol (Gilson) Riendeau.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Leo and Sylvia (Dubois) Riendeau.
Bob was a dyer for Ocean State Finishing for many years. Most of his life he worked as a stone mason. Bob served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.
Laurel J. Lacey
BURRILLVILLE- Laurel J. (Loguercio) Lacey, 83, passed away on Friday, April 6, 2012, at home in Bradford Court. A resident of Pascoag she had formerly lived in Oakland for more than 30 years. She was the wife of the late Raymond Lacey.
Born in Lynn, MA, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Eva (Ducasse) Loguercio.
Laurel worked as a mender in area Textile Mills for many years.
BURRILLVILLE - Deacon Normand J. Bacon, 78, died Friday, April 6, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. A former resident of Woonsocket and Chepachet he lived in Pascoag. He was the husband of Constance (Beaudet) Bacon of Pascoag, whom he married in June of 1964.
Born in Blackstone, MA, he was the son of the late Dorien and Alice (Belliveau) Bacon.
Mary Evelyn DesRochers
BELLINGHAM- Mary Evelyn (Gariepy) DesRochers, 95, of Bellingham, MA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Landmark Medical Center after a brief illness.
Born in Woonsocket on October 15, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Aram I. and Mary Elizabeth (Mulligan) Gariepy.