Archive - Obituary
Hugo G. Conati
WOONSOCKET- Hugo G. Conati, 93, of St. Agnes Avenue died Saturday, December 11, 2010 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Cecile R. (Nolette) Gilbert Conati and the late Anna (Ansel) Conati.
Born in Cumberland, a son of the late Angelo and Alice (Bernique) Conati, he had lived in Woonsocket for the past 56 years.
Mr. Conati was the Chief of Division of Fiscal Affairs in the Rhode Island Department of Employment Security before retiring in 1982.
Dorothy M. Lavoie
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Dorothy M. (Coupe) Lavoie, 89, formerly of No. Smithfield passed away Dec. 10, 2010 at the South County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in No. Kingstown.
Loving wife to the late Gerard L. Lavoie.
Born in Woonsocket RI, a daughter of the late Eugene C. & Margaret (McGarrity) Coupe.
Dorothy was a graduate of RI College of Education and taught in the Woonsocket School System for thirty years.
Hialeah, FL - Joseph "Al" DesRochers 84, of Hialeah, FL died November 20, 2010 in Melborne, FL. He was the husband of the late Midge (Bromley) DesRochers. Mr. DesRochers was born in Woonsocket a son of the late Albert and Alice (Weber) DesRochers. He retired as a Lieutenant from the Hialeah fire department where he worked for over twenty years. He was a WWII and Korean War Air Force Veteran and a member of the American Legion in FL. Al was an avid hunter and loved to sail.
Cavallo, Florence A. (Chasse) 88, of Cumberland, died Saturday, December 04, 2010 at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Rocky J. Cavallo. They were happily married for 63 years. She was a resident of Cumberland for the past 58 years. Florence was the only child of Albert and Leonie (Gladue) Chasse. She was born, raised, and educated in Woonsocket and attended Hill College. For the past 40 years, she was a homemaker. She was previously employed at US Rubber, in the garment industry, and finally in the office of Ann&Hope factory outlet.
Armand J. Landini, 93, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 6, 2010 at Oakland Grove Health Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Sylvia (Troiani) Landini. Born in Woonsocket on October 16, 1917, he was the son of the late Jovanni and Carmela (Pierpaoli) Landini.
He was the loving father of Marie A. Paulhus of Yarmouth, MA and Nancy L. Landini and her husband, Gil Leclerc of Woonsocket; and his cherished three grandchildren and great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by his brothers Leno, Edelio, and Antonio Landini, and his son-in-law Lawrence R. Paulhus.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Lillian Riel, 88, formerly of Flat St. Cumberland, died Monday at The Friendly Home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Henry Riel.
Born in Bellingham, she was a daughter of the late Percy and Lumina (Champagne) Hall. She was raised in Cumberland and resided in Manville for over 50 years. She lived at Riverview Apartments in Cumberland for over 20 years.
Mrs. Riel was employed at several mills in the area and at Tupperware. She then worked as a nurseâ€™s aide at the Cumberland Sanatorium before retiring. She dedicated much of her life to being a homemaker.
Gerald G. Archambault, 85, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at the Greenville Skilled Nursing & Health Care with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 48 years of Lorraine (Picard) Archambault. Born in Woonsocket on March 8, 1925, he was the son of the late Louis and Justina (Guilbeault) Archambault. He was the loving father to Dennis C. Arsenault and his wife, Sandra, of Woonsocket, RI, Debra J.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Elizabeth L. Bagshaw, 89, of Woonsocket, died November 28, 2010 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late James H. Bagshaw who died 1971.
Born in Burrillville, she was a daughter of the late Nelson and Marie (Berube) Keable.
Mrs. Bagshaw was a homemaker.
She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Dunn of FL, two grandsons, Dylan and James. She was the sister of the late Nelson Keable, Ora Rattie, Cecile Paulhus, Beatrice and Mildred Keable.
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Peter Klara, 94, a resident of the St. Antoine Residence, passed away peacefully on Sunday at the Residence.
Born August 5, 1916, in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Martin & Stefania (Wawszkiewicz) Klara. He resided in Woonsocket and also in Blackstone, MA before entering the St. Antoine Residence.
Peter was a steward for the former Woonsocket Tanks Football Club on River St. for many years retiring in 1990. He was a WWII Navy veteran, serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater. He was an avid New England & New York Yankee sports fan.
BURRILLVILLE â€“ Doris P. (Gosselin) Lefevre, 94, of Rock Ave., and formerly of Wells St., Woonsocket, died Dec. 4, 2010 at Overlook Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Lefevre, Sr.
Born May 25, 1916 in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Fred and Clara (Edmonds) Gosselin.
Doris worked for the former Health Tex in Pawtucket for 25 years before retiring in 1980.
She was a member of the Royal Travelers and St. Agathaâ€™s Seniors.
She is survived by two sons, Joseph A. Lefevre, Jr of Foster and Robert Lefevre of Conway, SC and two grandchildren and five great grandchildren.