Archive - Obituary
August 22nd, 2011
WOONSOCKET - Edward H. Fleury, 90, died Thursday, August 18, 2011 in the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Herve and Rena (Bergeron) Fleury.
He worked on a Rolling Table for the Quincy Dye Company. He was a veteran of the
US Army and served as a Steamadore during WWII.
WOONSOCKET- Frederick C. "Fred" Coughlin, Jr., 68, of Woonsocket, died Thursday at Landmark Medical Center with his family at his side. He was the loving husband of Claudette L. (DuBois) Coughlin. They were married on January 19, 1963.
Born in Westerly, his father was the late Frederick C. Coughlin and his mother was the late Julia Hermes.
Mr. Coughlin came to Woonsocket at a young age and remained a lifelong resident of the city. He was brought up by his maternal grandparents whom he looked upon as his second parents.
L. Andre Chartier
NORTH SMITHFIELD- L. Andre Chartier, 81, of Colerick St., died Friday, August 19, 2011 in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Teresa (Kane) Chartier whom he married December 29, 1951.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Lucien S. and Antonia (Valcourt) Chartier.
William L. Hadley
WOONSOCKET- William L. "Bill" Hadley, 56, of Woonsocket, died Thursday.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of Rachel (Bois) Hadley of Woonsocket and the late Francis Hadley.
Bill lived in Arizona and Wyoming for many years and worked as a truck driver.
Bill was an avid motorcyclist, enjoyed computers and was a Patriots fan. He was also cast as an extra in several film productions.
Arthur N. Clem
WOONSOCKET- Arthur N. Clem 78, of Bound Rd. died Thursday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Muriel (Lavallee) Clem.
Born in Milford, MA he was a son of the late, Arthur Clem and Dora (Lague) Lataille.
Roger W. Duquet
EUSTIS, FL- Roger W. Duquet 64, of Eustis, Fl died on June 21,2011 @ Hopsice House, Tavares, Fl.
Born in Providence, RI he was the son of the late Frank W. Duquet and Dolores M (Salmon) Duquet.
He lived in RI until joining the Navy where he served 14 years, with two tours in Viet Nam on the "Swift Boat".
He was employed by Toshiba until retiring due to illness.
He is survived by four sons- Rodney E. Duquet stationed in Japan; Kevin L. Duquet of Garden Grove, Ca; Tony L. Duquet of Garden Grove, Ca; and Roger W. Duquet of Guam.
Norbert H. Hanks Sr.
WOONSOCKET- Norbert H. Hanks Sr., 87, of Waterview Apartments, died August 5, 2011, at a nursing home in Brookline, MA. He had previously lived in North Smithfield, RI for many years.
At his request, no service will be held.
Mr. Hanks was born July 26, 1924, in Providence, RI.
Mr. Hanks served in the United States Navy, during World War II as a Gunners Mate. He worked for several textile companies including Worcester Textile and Woonsocket Weaving. He was an avid bowler and served the community as a baseball coach for many years.
Edward A. Grenier
WOONSOCKET- Edward A. Grenier, 84, of Pond St., died Wednesday, August 17, 2011 in the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Rita L. (Beauregard) Grenier.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late William O. Grenier and Florence (Messier) Grenier-Bryant.
WOONSOCKET- Eileen M. (Silvia) Champagne, 77, of Marie Anne Ct., passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 17, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, after a courageous battle. She was the wife of Robert G. Champagne whom she married July 10, 1954.
Born in Pawtucket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Adeline (Rochea) Silvia.
LINCOLN- Senator James "Jimmy" Costello was born in Providence on February 25, 1917, the son of Thomas C. Costello and Luiga (Ruggeiro) Costello.
James went to school in Providence and North Providence and later took courses in state government administration and business administration at Brown University to help prepare for twin careers in public life and business. On the business side, he also studied at The Chrysler Corporation Master Technician School and the Ford Institute in New York, where he earned the distinction of Master Technician.