Archive - Obituary
May 2nd, 2011
Gloria C. Desmarais
WOONSOCKET- Gloria C. Desmarais, 80, died peacefully Friday morning at home surrounded by her family. She was the devoted wife of Robert W. Desmarais. They were married on October 16, 1948.
Born in Burrillville, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Annette (Bois) Beaudreau.
She was a resident of Woonsocket for most of her life and later lived in Cumberland. Mr. and Mrs. Desmarais also spent several years living in Boynton Beach, FL. during their retirement.
Barbara J. Campano Gildard
BELLINGHAM Barbara J. (Clark) Campano Gildard, 74, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Clinton Hospital in Clinton, MA with family by her side. She was the beloved former wife of the Louis D. Campano with whom she resided in Bellingham, and the late Arthur Gildard.
Carl E. Guiney
WOONSOCKET- Reverend Carl E. Guiney, 69, of Harris Ave., died Friday, April 29, 2011 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Faith E. (Shepherd) Guiney whom he married June 29, 1968.
Born in Lafayette, IN, he was the son of the late Earl E. and Kathryn E. (Turner) Guiney.
Reverend Guiney was a 1964 graduate of Central Bible College in Springfield, MO.
He was an accomplished pianist and during his college years he was a member of the Revivaltime Radio Choir and was the manager and accompanist for the Messengers Quartet.
Charles F. Palladini
BURRILLVILLE- Charles F. Palladini, 77, resident of Pascoag RI, died on April 27, 2011 at his residence.
Husband of the late Norma (Richard) Palladini.
Born in Franklin MA, a son of the late John & Alice (Prue) Palladini.
Charles worked for the Electric Boat Co. for many years; he also was a self-employed contractor playing a major role from start to finish of the John Hancock Building. He enjoyed music, gardening, fishing, and golfing.
Fernande M. Parent
WOONSOCKET- Fernande M. (Lussier) Parent, 80, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at Mount St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife for 60 years of Raymond M. Parent.
Donald R. Anderson
BURRILLVILLE- Donald R. Anderson, 55, resident of Harrisville RI, died April 25, 2011 at his home.
Wife of Jeanne (Merola) Anderson.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Russell & Winifred (Lees) Anderson.
Donald owned and operated DRA Commercial small engine repair.
Besides his wife he is survived by his son, Shaun & his wife Hollie Anderson of Burrillville and a granddaughter Brooke Anderson.
Arrangements were held privately and are entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home in Oakland.
"Bobby" Wilson Jr.
BURRILLVILLE- Robert W. "Bobby" Wilson Jr., 86, died Thursday April 28, 2011 at his home at Grove Lane, Pascoag. He was the husband of the late Margaret E. (Hargreaves) Wilson.
Born in Providence he was the son of the late Robert and Nellie (Wright) Wilson.
Bobby worked at Zambarano Hospital for 38 years. After retiring he also worked at a local Gas Station as a pump attendant. He was an active member of Pascoag Fire Department Hose Company #2 for more than 50 years, a member of the Wallum Lake Fire Department, and a member of Chepachet Grange.
Helen S. Lafreniere
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Helen S. (Rumas) Lafreniere, 84, of Cider Mill Rd., died Wednesday, April 27, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Roszkowski) Rumas.
Robert A. Homer
NEWPORT- Robert A. Homer, 77, lifelong Newport and Fifth Ward resident, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011. He was the husband of Alice E. (Lovell) Homer, father of Robert A. and William C. Homer, grandfather of Kathryn and Erin Homer all of Middletown, RI.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 2, at 10am in St. Augustin Church, Carroll Ave, Newport. Burial at St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.
Anita Y. Howard
WOONSOCKET- Anita Y.(Montmarquette) Howard 69, of Loring St. died Monday at home.
She was born in Cumberland, a daughter of the late Leopold and Vitaline (Menard) Montmarquette.
Anita was a generous person who enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and also enjoyed baking, painting and writing poetry.