Archive - Obituary
May 19th, 2011
CAPE COD- Jean-Paul Lambert, formerly of Woonsocket, died Wednesday May 18, 2011 in the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich, Massachusetts. He was the husband of Alice T. (Ouellet) Lambert for almost 70 years.
Born in St. Cuthbert, Canada, Jean-Paul was the son of the late Oscar and Marie (Turcotte) Lambert. He resided in Woonsocket most of his life, and relocated to Cape Cod two years ago.
Lois B. Fortin
LINCOLN- Lois B. (Vivier) Fortin, 74, of School Street, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Gabriel Fortin. Mr. & Mrs. Fortin were to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in July.
Born in Valley Falls, a daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Slater) Vivier, she had lived in the Albion section of Lincoln for the past fifty years.
Mrs. Fortin was a communicant of St. Ambrose Church, Albion.
Richard G. Crotty
PASCOAG- Richard G. Crotty, 85, of Pascoag, R.I. and formerly of Worcester, Mass., died Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Pascoag.
Lorraine E. Mowry
BURRILLVILLE- Lorraine E. (Tibbetts) Mowry, 52, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at home in Pascoag.
Born in North Smithfield, she was the daughter of the late Stewart Tibbetts and Barbara (Pariseau) Degnan.
Lorraine worked as a CNA and dental assistant at Zambarano Hospital in Pascoag. She served in the RI Army National Guard.
ROYERSFORD, PA- John Joseph Martin, 54, of Royersford, husband of Susan M. (Serratore) Martin, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at Phoenixville Hospital.
Born in Woonsocket, R.I., he was the son of Margaret (Valente) Martin of Woonsocket and the late John Martin.
John was an Operation Desert Shield War Navy veteran serving for 11 years.
Along with his wife of 25 years, he is survived by his son John Martin Jr. and one sister Pat Oliano of Yardley, PA.
WOONSOCKET- Mrs. Aurore M. (Berube) Kiczak, 90, of Second Ave., Woonsocket died peacefully May 16, 2011 at The Friendly Home with her family at her side. She was the wife of Myron P. Kiczak and had just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
Born Oct. 20, 1920 in Woonsocket. She was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Cormier) Berube. She was a lifelong city resident.
Aurore was a homemaker. She was a former member of the Fairmount Manor Club and a former member of the woman's auxiliary at the Fairmount Post.
Pasco A. "Pat" Gatta
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Pasco A. "Pat" Gatta, 79, of School St., and formerly of Skyview Ave., No. Smithfield, died May 15, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Ann M. (Ventre) Gatta.
Born June 30, 1930 in Providence, a son of the late Rosario and Lena (Russo) Gatta. He lived most of his life in No. Smithfield.
Pat worked as a machinist for the former Madison Industries. He also worked part time for the former Zayre's Department Store.
Paul E. Cagnon Sr.
BURRILLVILLE- Paul E. Cagnon Sr., 81, resident of Pascoag, died Monday, May 16, 2011 with his family by his side, at the RI Veterans Home in Bristol. He was the husband of Lucienne (Gagnon) Cagnon, whom he married Oct. 23, 1954.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Paul A. and Rose (Lemay) Cagnon.
Mrs. Susan M.
WOONSOCKET- Mrs. Susan M. (Zito) Gobeille, 92, died May 16, 2011 at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Frederick C. Gobeille, Sr.
Born March 14, 1919 in W. Warwick, a daughter of the late Paolo and Carmella (Piantarosa) Zito. She was a No. Smithfield resident most of her life.
Susan worked as a tester for A.T. Cross in Lincoln for several years. She also worked for the former Kornstein's in Woonsocket for many years.
Susan was a former member of the Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Seniors and served as the secretary for many years.
Georgette M. Morin
JOHNS ISLAND, SC- Georgette M. (Mandeville) Morin, 101, long-time resident of Woonsocket, died Sunday, April 24 at Harvest Rehab and Nursing Home in Johns Island, South Carolina. She was the devoted wife of Raymond J. Morin for fifty years before his passing in 1985.
Born in Sorel, Quebec, Canada, she was one of thirteen children. The family moved to Woonsocket when Georgette was a child.