Archive - Obituary
August 11th, 2011
Paul G. Farrell
BELLINGHAM- Paul G. Farrell, 74, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at Briarcliffe Manor in Johnston, RI with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Claire R. (Pincince) Farrell.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on November 22, 1936, he was the son of the late Patrick J. and Mary (Blais) Farrell.
Florence Amanda Langevin
CHARLOTTE, NO. CAROLINA- Florence Amanda Langevin of Charlotte, North Carolina passed away August 8, 2011 at her home after an eight-month courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Florence was born in Woonsocket, RI, on February 7, 1925, to the late Joseph and Emelia (Lemieux) LeClair.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar, in April of 2003 and her sister, Sr. Rose LeClair, Presentation of Mary, of Methuen, MA.
The Langevin family moved to Charlotte in 1962 with the relocation of the Woonsocket Mill.
Marie Z. Gawrada
WOONSOCKET- Marie Z. Gawrada, 88, of Church St., passed away at home.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Peter & Julia (Szczur) Gawrada. She resided in Woonsocket all her life. She attended Rhode Island College of Education, Providence College, and Brown University and taught in the city's public school system, primarily at Woonsocket Junior High School. She was a communicant of St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Raymond A. Lemoine
NO. SMITHFIELD- Raymond A. Lemoine, age 84 passed away on August 7, 2011 at home with his loving family at his side. He was a thirty year resident of No. Smithfield.
He was the eldest son of the late Woonsocket Patrolman Albert Lemoine, who died in the line of duty, and the late Aurore (Dussault) Lemoine.
Roger R. Martel
BLACKSTONE- Roger R. Martel, 73, of Blackstone, MA passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at the Kindred Hospital in Rochdale, MA with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Gertrude A. (Perusse) Martel.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on March 18, 1938, he was the son of the late Paul and Alice (Demers) Martel.
Doris E. Langlais
JOHNSTON- Doris E. (Marchand) Langlais, 92, of Johnston, RI formerly of Bellingham, MA passed away on Monday, August 8, 2011 at Pawtucket Health Center. She is survived by her son, Normand Langlais, of East Greenwich, RI; her grandson, Kevin Langlais, and his wife Kerri, and great-granddaughter, Charlotte, of Brooklyn, NY; and granddaughter, Darcy Langlais Hardy, and her husband, John, of Seattle, WA.
Rita L. Raymond
WOONSOCKET- Rita L. (Theroux) Raymond, 86, of Fountain St., died Sunday, August 7, 2011 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Her husband of 38 years, Alfred N. Raymond, Jr., died in 1983.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Joseph A. and Delia (Riendeau) Theroux.
Mrs. Raymond attended St. Louis School. She was a dedicated and passionate employee at CVS on Walnut Hill. Mrs. Raymond was a member of All Saints Community Church.
Beverly A. Holt
WAKEFIELD- Beverly A. (Burgess) Holt, 77, of Ministerial Road, Wakefield, died Sunday, August 7, 2011 at home. She was the wife of Howard R. Holt.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late George E. and Grace E. (Burlingame) Burgess.
Mrs. Holt was a 1951 graduate of Woonsocket High School and a member of the former First Universalist Church, Woonsocket.
Claire C. Millette
WOONSOCKET- Claire C. Millette, 78, of Flat St., Cumberland, formerly of Woonsocket, died Sunday at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of Normand L. Millette and the late Gerald Aubin.
Born and raised in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Michel and Rosa (Pontbriand) Laprade. She was a resident of Woonsocket for over 45 years until moving to Cumberland in 1999.
Mrs. Millette was employed at the Cadillac Mills, Tupperware, AT Cross, and Koch Jewelry before her retirement.
Robert L. Pleau
WOONSOCKET- Robert L. Pleau, 60, of Greene St. , died Friday August 5, 2011, at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Dawn (O'Dell) Pleau.
Born in Shirley, MA. son of the late Louis Pleau, and Janice (Leslie) Pleau, of Woonsocket.
Mr. Pleau worked as a Machinist for Gould Ehberhart , for several years.
He was a member of the Teamsters.