Archive - Obituary
July 19th, 2011
WOONSOCKET- Peter Bilyj of Church St. passed away peacefully on Monday at the Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center in Woonsocket with his family at his side. He was the loving Husband to Helena (Lepecha) Bilyj who passed away on July 8th.
Born July 25th 1924 in the Ukraine son of the late Ivan & Maria Bilyj. He and his late wife arrived in this country in 1949 settling in Woonsocket.
Celia E. Pelland
CUMBERLAND- Celia E. (Brackett) Pelland, "Skippy" 79, passed away Monday, July 18, 2011 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late William N. Pelland.
Born in Blackstone, MA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Brackett and the late Florence (Cabana) Bousquet.
George E. Gibson, Jr.
BELLINGHAM- George E. Gibson, Jr., 66, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Sunday July 17, 2011 at Woonsocket Health Center with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 44 years of Lauren (Wilson) Gibson.
CUMBERLAND- Arnold Sousa, 86 of Hilltop Road, passed away Sunday in the Grandview Center, Cumberland. He was the loving husband of Esmeralda (Gonzalez) Sousa.
Born in the Valley Falls section of Cumberland, he was the son of the late Cypriano and Theresa (Gomes) Sousa. He was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.
Mr. Sousa was a Life Underwriter for the Boston Mutual Life Insurance Co., retiring 1983. He owned the former Arnolds Market in Central Falls and also worked for four years at the former Owens-Corning Firberglass.
He was a WW II US Navy Veteran.
Arlene E. Klazer
SARASOTA, FLORIDA- Arlene E. Klazer 66 of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Punta Gorda, Florida died on July 14, 2011 in Sarasota, Florida.
She was born on November 21, 1944 in Uxbridge, Massachusetts to Raymond Lulu and Stella Podeski Lulu.
Arlene was a beauty consultant for Mary Kay Cosmetics for many years. She was a member of the Polish -American Society of St. Petersburg. Florida. Past member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Port Charlotte, Florida, and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church of Sarasota, Florida.
Violette T. "Vi" Remillard
BLACKSTONE- Violette T. "Vi" (Cartier) Remillard, 88, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 18, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of the late Edgar G. Remillard.
Born in Woonsocket on April 1, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Aoure (Rondeau) Cartier.
Denis L. Paux
WOONSOCKET- Denis L. Paux , 63, of Fort Myers, Florida, passed away on July 13, 2011. Born in Albion to Albert and Madeline (LaCroix) Paux, he was a longtime resident of Woonsocket.
Raymond E. Lussier
BELLINGHAM, MA- Raymond E. Lussier, 65, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Milford Regional Medical Center, with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 40 years of Rachel R. (Deragon) Lussier.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on June 16, 1946, he was the son of the late Eugene and Lorette (Remillard) Lussier.
Leo R. Milette
FRAMINGHAM- Leo Robert Milette, 84, died Saturday, July 16, 2011 at his home in Framingham, surrounded by his family after a brief illness.
Betty R. McNaul
WOONSOCKET- Betty R. McNaul of Maguire Rd, No. Providence, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Warren Skilled Nursing & Rehab in Warren, MA.
Born in Woonsocket, where she lived for fifty-eight years, she lived the remainder of her life in No. Providence.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, William and Marion L. (Paul) McNaul, brother William McNaul, brother-in-law Robert Morin and brother-in-law David Gustafson.