Archive - Obituary
November 4th, 2010
Thomas A. Gilman
WOONSOCKET- Thomas A. Gilman 65, of East School St. died October 18, 2010 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Dorothy (Lamoore) Gilman.
Mr. Gilman was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Alvin and Irene (Ravenelle) Gilman.
He worked in various manufacturing companies.
Rita R. Wright
CRANSTON- Rita R. Wright, R.N., 89, died Sunday, October 31, 2010 at Village House in Newport. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry E. Wright.
Born in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Narcisse and Rosealba (Peloquin) Ducharme, she had lived in Cranston for over fifty years and was a summer resident of Jamestown for many years.
Mrs. Wright was a registered nurse who worked for the State of Rhode Island at the Institute of Mental Health and previously at the state hospital before retiring in 1981.
Joseph S. Wasilewski
WOONSOCKET- Joseph S. Wasilewski, 85, of Woonsocket, passed away on November 2, 2010 at Landmark Medical Ctr. He was the loving husband to Bertha (Swiech) Wasilewski.
Robert E. Fahey
MEDWAY MA- Mr. Robert E. Fahey, 66, of Medway MA, died Monday morning (November 1, 2010) at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Marsha (Bullukian) Fahey.
Mr. Fahey was born in Milford and had been employed for Walter E. Jock Oil Company located in Wells River VT and then returned to Milford where he owned and operated Prime Petroleum for twelve years. He later owned and operated Players Bar which was located in Milford.
Mr. Fahey was a Viet Nam era veteran having served in the US Army in Germany.
WOONSOCKET- Pauline Brillon, 78, died October 28, 2010 at home. She was born August 2, 1932 in Woonsocket to the late Albert and Yvette (Henry) Jolly. Pauline was the wife of Eugene Brillon of Woonsocket.
She worked as an assembler for the AT Cross Company for twenty plus years until retiring as well as being a homemaker for her six children.
WOONSOCKET- Aurore Desrosiers, 96, died October 25, 2010 at the Ballou Home. She was born May 20, 1914 in Woonsocket to the late Joseph and Cordelie (Joyal) Bernier. Aurore was the loving wife to the late Montcalm Tiny Desrosiers.
Aurore was survived by her son; Lionel Boucher of Cumberland. She also leaves behind many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her two sons; Roland and Joseph Boucher, one daughter; Francis Day and one brother; Arthur Bernier.
William T. Prior
CUMBERLAND- William T. Prior, 84, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2010. He was the beloved husband of Cecile (Daigneault) Prior. They were happily married for 55 years.
Born in Blackstone, MA, he was the son of the late William and Beatrice (Cassidy) Prior.
Alphonse A. Wierzbicki
NORFOLK, MA- Alphonse A. Wierzbicki, 87, of North Street, Norfolk, died on October 28, 2010 at the Milford Whitinsville Regional Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Lois M. (Carlson) Wierzbicki and the late Ellen (Morrissey) Wierzbicki.
Born in Boston on February 2, 1923, he was a son of the late Michael and Anna (Sadowski) Wierzbicki. He attended Boston Schools.
Muriel L. Boisvert
CUMBERLAND- Muriel L. Boisvert, 81, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2010. She was the wife of the late Roger Boisvert.
Born in St. Johns, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Aline (Brunet) Vadeboncoeur.
Mrs. Boisvert was a supervisor for the former Tupperware Company, North Smithfield, retiring in 1992. She was a former member of the Woonsocket Senior Center.
William T. Egan
OKEECHOBEE, FL- William T. Egan, age 66, died suddenly at his residence in Okeechobee, FL on Sept. 18, 2010.
Born June 05, 1944 in Woonsocket, RI he lived in North Smithfield, RI until he moved to Key West, Fl in 1989.
He worked for the Key West Dept. of Transportation until retiring to Lake Okeechobee in November of 2009. William was a member of the Teamsters, Masonic Lodge, as well as an active member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.