Archive - Obituary
January 9th, 2012
Jeffrey P. Corkins
WARWICK- Jeffrey P. Corkins, 45, of Warwick, died Tuesday, January 3, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of John L. and Marlene A. (McDevitt) Corkins of Woonsocket.
Mr. Corkins was a graduate of Ocean Tides High School in Narragansett. He worked in real estate. As an organ donor, two people have regained their sight.
Denis M. Abbate
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Abbate, Denis M., 61, a resident of North Smithfield since 1979, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Judith (Hazard) Abbate.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of Claire (Fleurant) Abbate and the late Rocco S. Abbate.
BURRILLVILLE- Arthur J. Houle, 89, died Saturday Jan. 7, 2012 in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. He was the Husband of Ellen M. (Simpson) Houle whom he married Oct. 4, 1947. Born in Pascoag he was the son of the late Amedee and Malvina (Secord) Houle.
Arthur worked in area Textile Mills before becoming a Postal Employee at the Pascoag Post Office. He was an ARMY Veteran of WWII. A member of VFW post #1023, member of Burrillville Twilight Golf League and a Coach & Umpire for the Burrillville Little League.
WOONSOCKET- Roger R. Mandeville, 90, of Oakland Grove Health Care Center died Friday, January 6, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Eva (Archambeault) Mandeville and the late Mary (Cronan) Mandeville. Born in Canada, he was the son of the late Eugene and Marie Mandeville.
Roger worked as an accountant for the Woonsocket Housing Authority for thirty three years, retiring in 1984. An Army veteran, Roger served in WWII. He had also been a member of Club Marquette.
WOONSOCKET- Raymond D. Denis, 83, of Knight St., passed away Thursday, January 5, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Johanne M. (Bombardier) whom he married on October 4, 1952. Raymond and Johanne would have celebrated their 60th anniversary in October. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late George and Florina (Rondeau) Denis.
Pauline T. Renaud
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Pauline T. (Blanchette) Renaud, 94, died Thursday, January 5, 2012 in St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Emile P. Renaud, to whom she had been married seventy-two years.
Born in Blackstone, she was the daughter of the late Adelard and Josephine (Duprey) Blanchette.
Pauline had worked as a machine operator for Polytop for seventeen years, retiring in 1979. She later was active in St Agatha's Senior Citizens organization.
Wayne G. Vose
NO. SMITHFIELD- Wayne G. Vose, 63, of Iron Mine Hill Rd., died Thursday, January 5, 2012 at home. He was the husband of the late Joyce A. (Pandolfi) Vose.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Irving C. and Barbara (Moore) Vose.
Mr. Vose worked as a Grocery Manager for the former Almacs, and as a Associate for Market Basket. Also, he was a twenty-seven year newspaper carrier for the Providence Journal. A Vietnam War Army Veteran, he was a member of the No. Smithfield and Cumberland Hill Fire Departments.
Savannah L. Wakely
WOONSOCKET- Wakely, Savannah L., 25, of Woonsocket, RI and Waltham, passed away January 1, 2012.
Daughter of Jo-ann M. Wakely of Mansfield and late Terrance Bernard of Boston.
Mother of Anthony, Janiah and Xaviar, all of Woonsocket. Sister of Chavon and Terrance Bernard Jr., Rodney Maxie, Jr., Briana and Brionca Williams, Deja Jones, Kyle Colo'n, Jennifer Shaver, Siedah Moten.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Dezima "Daisy" Durand, 96, of North Smithfield, RI passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 4, 2012 at The Holiday in Manville, RI with family by her side. She was the beloved wife for 72 years of the late Leo A. Durand deceased on December 22, 2007.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on November 9, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Armand and Lydia (Tetreault) Guertin.
Rollande Y. Joyal
BLACKSTONE- Rollande Y. (Boivin) Joyal, 82, of Rathbun Street, died Wednesday, January 4th, in Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, Westborough, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Roland Joyal.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Napoleon and Eva (Hervieux) Boivin.
She had worked as a Quality Control Inspector for Texas Instruments for twenty three years, retiring in 1990. She especially loved caring for her cats.