Archive - Obituary
January 3rd, 2011
SO. YARMOUTH- Harriet (LeBlanc) Sutherland, of South Yarmouth, where she has lived since 1986, died Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at her home. She was 75.
Formerly of Woonsocket, RI, she was born in Dedham, the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Ward) LeBlanc, and was a 1953 graduate of Wrentham High School.
CRANSTON- Lewis, Audrey, 89, of Cranston Street, died Friday at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the mother of Linda Labrecque of North Smithfield.
Born in West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Eva (Howard) Hall. She had been a resident of Cranston for 40 years.
Even though her career was in the secretarial field, her real passion was cooking and watching the Red Sox.
She is also survived by her grandchildren; Kimberly Alves of North Smithfield and Wayne Labrecque of Waterbury, CT and her great grandchildren; Kyle and Kelsey Alves.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Alice B. Labossiere-Sweeney, 94, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010 in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late John Sweeney and Henry Labossiere.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Louis and Rosanna (Lamothe) Cabana. She was formerly of Cumberland and Pascoag.
Alice worked as a Senior Atttendant at Zambarano Hospital for many years. She was a member of the Royal Travelers and Christian Group of Woonsocket.
Joseph H. Allard
CHICOPEE- Joseph H. Allard, age 81, passed away on Dec. 30, 2010 at home surrounded by family. He was born on March 19, 1929 in Woonsocket, RI, a son of the late Alfred and Leontine (Desrosier) Allard.
Joseph worked as a service technician for Punderson Oil for many years before he retired. He was a former communicant of Assumption Church before becoming a communicant at Ste. Rose de Lima Church. Joseph was also a former member of the Chicopee Elks Lodge #1849. He is predeceased by his first wife, Gilberte (Maclure) Allard, who passed away in 1995.
Hermina E. Guerin
CUMBERLAND- Hermina E. Guerin, 95, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, December 31, 2010. She was the wife of the late Jean Paul Guerin.
Born in St. Guillaume, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Hilaire and Olivine (Crepeau) Drolet. Mrs. Guerin had lived most of her life in Cumberland Hill.
MILLVILLE- Robert H. Laflamme Sr., 68, of Main St. died peacefully at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of Lois (Ravenelle- Remillard) Laflamme.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Robert and Helen (Pierce) Laflamme.
Mr. Laflamme worked as an Extruder for Teknor Color Company, for 22 years.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council No. 11020, of Millville MA., obtaining the rank of third degree. He was member of the Millville Senior Club. He and his wife were former owners of the Four Corners II Cafe in Fairmount.
December 28th, 2010
David L. Paulhus
BLACKSTONE- David L. Paulhus, 55, of Main St. died, Sunday December 26, 2010 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Helen- Marie (Lapan) Paulhus.
Born in Limestone, Maine, son of Robert and Muriel (Jodoin) Paulhus of Bellingham.
David worked as an Analysis for Raytheon Corp. in Sudbury, Mass. for 34 years.
He was a member of St. Paul's Church, and served as a Eucharistic Minister, and a member of the Parish Council. And a former Grafton Wheelers
Edith M. Del Medico
WOONSOCKET- Edith M. (Woods) Del Medico, 91, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, December 26, 2010 in Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre. She was the wife of the late Evio G. Del Medico and the daughter of the late Frederick T. and Angelina (Lizotte) Woods.
Mrs. Del Medico was born and educated in Blackstone, MA. Prior to her marriage in 1948, she was a Supervisor at US Rubber in Woonsocket. Mrs. Del Medico left the workforce in 1950 and became a homemaker. She was also a communicant of St. Joan of Arc Church.
MANCHESTER, NH- Sister Rachel Morrissette, 64, of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, St. Joseph Residence, Manchester, NH died at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester on December 27, 2010.
A native of Berlin, NH, she was born on November 27, 1946, the daughter of the late Philippe and Marie-Anna (Bosa) Morrissette.
She entered the Order of the Sisters of the presentation of Mary in Hudson, NH in 1966 and made her First Profession in 1968 and Final Profession in 1973.
Geoff A. Gaebe
MAPLEVILLE-- Geoff A. Gaebe, 60, of Addieville East Farm in Mapleville, R.I. died at home Sunday, December 26, 2010 surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was the loving husband of Paula (McCauley) Gaebe and adoring farther of Sara L. Gaebe. He was the son of Morris J. Gaebe and the late Audrey K. Gaebe.
Geoff grew up in Barrington, R.I. and was one of four scholar/athlete brothers, who were also all Eagle Scouts.
He attended Wake Forest University and also the University of R.I. where he took pre-veterinarian courses.