Archive - Obituary
February 28th, 2011
Richard Allen White
BLACKSTONE- Richard Allen White, 64, a resident of Blackstone for the past 39 years, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family and friends on Monday February 28, 2011. He was the husband of Julie (Hicks) White.
Mr. White was employed for the Framingham School System until his retirement in 2006. He had previously worked for the General Motors Corp. in Framingham, Bird Machine Co. in Walpole and NEPG in Holliston.
Constance Dion Christiansen
SUMMERFIELD, FL- Constance "Connie" Dion Christiansen, age 75, passed away at her home in Summerfield, Florida on February 26, 2011.
She was a retired personal and payroll clerk, born in Woonsocket.
Her hobbies included gardening, cooking, sewing, aerobics, bowling, casinos, bingo, sports and she was affiliated with the "No" Hatters.
Lillian T. Goudreau
BURRILLVILLE- Lillian T. Goudreau, 76, resident of Harrisville, passed away February 25, 2011 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence.
Loving wife to the late Larry A. Goudreau.
She was born in New York, a daughter of the late Ozias & Elmire (deVaudreuil) Plante.
UXBRIDGE- Roland J. Beauchemin, 92, of 15 School St. N. Uxbridge, most recently residing at Beaumont Nursing Home for the past 3 years died Fri. Feb 25. His wife of 52 years Olivette (Lajoie) Beauchemin died in 1998.
MANVILLE- Mrs. Blanche (Grassini) Provencal, 89, of Sayles Ave., and formerly of North East St., Woonsocket, died Feb. 24, 2011 at The Holiday. She was the beloved wife of Adelard Provencal.
Born Sept. 26, 1921 in Bellingham, Ma, a daughter of the late Utriade and Maria (Dori) Grassini.
Blanche worked as a spinner for the former Falls Yarn Mill for many years before she retired. She was an avid reader, loved music and cooking.
Sean P. Davis
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Sean P. Davis, 42, died unexpectedly Friday February 25, 2011. He now rests in peace with his beloved father.
Born in Woonsocket he was the son of Patricia (Hopkins) Davis of Slatersville and the late James E. Davis.
Sean was a graduate of North Smithfield High School and completed Airborne training in the US Army. He was a skilled carpenter, having worked for local contractors including Quinn Construction and KBG Construction. Prior to working as a carpenter Sean worked with his Dad and Uncle Harold at Davis Brothers Garage, North Smithfield.
Doris F. Lavallee
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Doris F. (Vermette) Lavallee, 90, formerly of North Smithfield, died February 27th in the Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Eugene Lavallee. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Alice Vermette.
Mrs. Lavallee was a former owner of Vermette's Restaurant where she waitressed for over fifty years.
CUMBERLAND- Bertha Blanche (Monjeau) Lariviere died peacefully after a brief illness at Mt. St. Rita' s Medical Center in Cumberland on February 25, 2011. She was the wife of the late Joseph Raoul (Ralph) Lariviere.
Born in New Bedford MA, she was the daughter of the late Hormidas and Mary (Hebert) Monjeau.
Before returning to Woonsocket, she was an inspector for Quantum Electronics in Wallingford, CT for ten years, retiring in 1974. She was a member of the Holy Family Christian Group, St. Joseph Sr. Citizens, St. Johns Sr. Citizen. and the RSVP Choral.
Mary Jane Cantara
WOONSOCKET- Mary Jane (Godin) Cantara 82, of 547 Clinton St. died Wednesday at Kent County Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert H. Cantara.
Mrs. Cantara was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Felix and Roseanna Gagne. She was a homemaker.
Helen M. Alexander
WOONSOCKET- Helen M. (Marchwicki) Alexander, 92, of Irene Blvd., died Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at home. She was the wife of the late Edmund Alexander.
Born in Ware, MA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Victoria (Babiarz) Marchwicki.
Mrs. Alexander was employed as a Telephone Operator for the former New England Telephone, now Verizon, for forty-five years. She was a member of the New England Telephone Pioneers and a member of the St. Stanislaus Ladies Guild.