Archive - Obituary
September 9th, 2011
CENTRAL FALLS- Hilda Gonsalves, 91, formerly of Madeira Avenue, passed away Thursday at Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation in Providence. She was the wife of the late John Gonsalves Sr.
Born in Insua, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Francisco and Maria Pinto.
She resided in Central Falls for several years, previously residing in Valley Falls.
She leaves her son, John Gonsalves Jr. of Boston, MA.
The family would like to thank Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation for their compassionate care of Hilda.
Robert J. Bouvier
MANVILLE- Robert J. Bouvier, 73, of Old River Rd. died September 5, 2011, in the Home & Hospice Care of R.I. Bob was the companion of 30 years to Linda Pendergast, of Manville.
Born in Whitinville, MA, son of the late Albert C. and Antoinette (Belanger) Bouvier.
Bob worked as a Machinist for D&B Machine in Cumberland, for several years.
He was a United States Navy Veteran.
WOONSOCKET- Cecile (Godbout) Richards, 77, of Diamond Hill Rd., passed away Monday, September 5, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of Thomas D. Richards, III.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late William and Aurore (Curtis) Godbout.
Prior to retiring in 1996, Mrs. Richards worked as a molder for Polytop Corporation, No. Smithfield. She also worked at Tupperware Corporation for many years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, bingo, going to yard sales and spending time with family.
Lionel J. Harnois
WOONSOCKET- Lionel J. Harnois 86, of Pond St. passed away Thursday, September 8th surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife, Doris L. (Lacroix) Harnois whom he married 58 years ago. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Emilien and Marie (Deserres) Harnois.
Randy Walker Sr.
NO. SMITHFIELD- Randy Walker Sr., 54, of Mechanic St., No. Smithfield passed away suddenly Tuesday afternoon at Milford Regional Hospital.
He is the son of the late William L. Walker and Edith (Bulris) Reynolds.
He is survived by two children Tabitha and Randy Walker, three sisters Sybil Walker, Linda Rothwell and Cindy Gingell, three brothers Chester, Mickey and Robert Walker, along with his many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Victor P. Boucher
WOONSOCKET- Victor P. Boucher, 78, of Grandview Ave, died September 6, 2011 in U. Mass Medical Center, Worcester. He was the husband of the late Carolyne (Bragg) Boucher.
Born in Pascoag, he was the son of the late Alcide and Aurore (Bergeron) Boucher.
Mr. Boucher was a Korean War Navy Veteran. He was the warehouse manager for the Wrentham Developmental Center for the past fifteen years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Veterans Association and a former member of Woonsocket Lodge of Elks #850.
Ana L. Rodriguez
WOONSOCKET- Ana L. Rodriguez, 52, of Estes St., died Tuesday September 6, 2011 at Home & Hospice Care of R.I. with her family by her side.
Born in Puerto Rico, daughter of the late Saro and Carmen (Matiaz) Rodriguez.
She worked for Potpourri Group, Inc. in Whitinsville, MA. for several years.
Ana enjoyed spending time with her beloved family, and friends
Ernest G. Cologne
WOONSOCKET - Ernest G. Cologne, 79, died at Landmark Hospital on August 24, 2011. He was the son of Ferdinand Cologne and Louise (Nadeau) Cologne). He was predeceased by his wife of 44 years, Carol Y. Dumond.
Born in Providence, RI, he resided in Cumberland. He was a carpenter. He leaves his two brothers, Richard Cologne of South Windsor, CT, and his wife, Sylvia, Ronald Cologne of Madison, CT and his wife Vicki. Also, his nieces, Christine and Denise, his nephews, Steven and Ronald Jr.
CUMBERLAND - Maria Pina, 92, resident of Cumberland, died peacefully September 6, 2011 at the Oakland Grove Health Center in Woonsocket.
She was born in Pawtucket RI, a daughter of the late Alfredo & Antonia (Joaquin) Pina. Maria lived in Woonsocket for fifty years where worked for the former Woonsocket Hospital as a housekeeper.
She is survived by a cousin Theresa Gil of Cumberland. She was the sister of the late Jeremy Pina and Maria Consesson and godchild of Aduzinda & Jose Gil.
Bertha B. Laquerre
WOONSOCKET - Bertha B. (Rivers) Laquerre 90, resident of Kennedy Manor, died September 1, 2011, died at home after an illness.
Beloved wife to the late Laurent Laquerre.
Born September 13, 1920 in Putnam CT, a daughter of the late William & Lena (Demars) Rivers.
Bertha worked in the yarn mills until retirement in 1985. A Woonsocket resident, previously she lived in Bellingham for fifty years. She loved family get togethers, playing bingo, going to Foxwoods, and going out to eat. She will be greatly missed.