Archive - Obituary
February 7th, 2011
Helene E. Phillips
WOONSOCKET- Helene E. Phillips 68, of Mendon Rd. died Saturday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of Robert P. Phillips.
Helene was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Armand and Celia (Laplante) Cournoyer.
She was a phlebotomist at Southwood Community Hospital in Norfolk, MA for eighteen years before retiring in 1999. Helene was an avid reader, and loved the beach, but her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
Doris E. White
GLOCESTER- Doris E. White, 86, of Snake Hill Road, died Saturday, February 05, 2011 at her home. She was the widow of Arthur R. White.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Clara (Berna) Gervais. She had lived in Glocester for 47 years.
She is survived by her children Janice A. Knight of Chepachet, Douglas R. White of Glocester, 4 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Henry, Raymond and Clara Gervais, Leah Dionne, Edna Cooper and Norma Tomasso.
Paul R.G. Auclair, Jr.
ANCHORAGE, AK - USAF SSGT. Paul R.G. Auclair, Jr., 28, formerly of Cumberland died unexpectedly Friday, January 28, 2011. He was the husband of Jenni L. (Cornelle) Auclair.
Born in Woonsocket, the beloved son of Celina (Charland) Auclair of Cumberland and the late Paul R. G. Auclair, he had lived in Cumberland before moving to North Carolina for 4 years. He had been stationed in Alaska for the past 3 years.
While in the Air Force, he was deployed three times, twice to Iraq and once to Korea.
Caroline H. Peloquin
MANVILLE- Caroline H. Peloquin, 89, of Railroad St., Manville, died Thursday at Landmark Medical Center with her family at her side. She was the wife of the late Bernard Peloquin.
Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Antonia (Ziemba) Holubesko. She was a lifelong resident of Manville.
Mrs. Peloquin was employed by the State of Rhode Island school lunch program with the Lincoln schools for over 25 years. She also worked at the Manville-Jenckes mill in her early years and later at Piette Jewelers before her retirement.
WOONSOCKET- Raymond Gemski, 85, of Park Avenue, passed away Friday in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Rose (Kuchiryvka) Gemski.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Peter and Annie (Lanowy) Gemski. He was a life-long Woonsocket resident.
Mr. Gemski was a United States Navy, World War II Veteran.
He was employed by the former Woonsocket Hospital as a Nuclear Medicine Technician until his retirement.
BURRILLVILLE- Dina (Travaglini) Leone, 79, of Oakland, passed away on Tuesday, February 01. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 51 years, Peter J. Leone, Sr. in 2005.
Born in Hopedale, MA, she was the daughter of the late Fortunato and Emma (Piccioli) Travaglini.
A wise and gentle woman, Dina's greatest joy was her cherished family. She was an amazing mother whose love and caring extended beyond her own family. She instantly became known as "Ma" to the many friends and acquaintances that experienced her kindness and generosity throughout the years.
Roland R. Rainville
WOONSOCKET- Roland R. Rainville 82, of Burrington St. died Monday at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Claire E. (Arsenault) Rainville.
Mr. Rainville was born in Woonsocket a son of the late Elce and Rose (Riendeau) Rainville, and foster son of the late Aurore (Riendeau) Plante.
Dorothy M. Beckwith
BURRILLVILLE- Beckwith, Dorothy M. (Franklin), 84, passed away Wednesday, February 2, 2011.
Born in Smithfield, she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Lillian (Turgeon) Franklin.
She was a life long Burrillville resident and a textile worker with the former Worcester Textile for many years before retiring.
She was the sister of Pearl M. Irons, Eugene V., Earl R., Lloyd M. Franklin and the late Helen Daughtery, Roy and Edwin Franklin. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and her beloved dog Charlie.
Edward O. Thatcher
BURRILLVILLE- Edward O. Thatcher, 80, resident of Harrisville RI., passed away Feb. 2, 2011 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
He was the loving husband of his beloved wife of forty years, Grace (Martin) Thatcher.
He was born in Northbridge MA, a son of the late Ralph & Martha (Brierly) Thatcher.
Ed worked for the TuRex Co., as a set up man for over thirty years. He lived most of his life in Burrillville. He was a Korean Air Force Veteran.
SUTTON- Jozsef Lore, 80, died Monday, Jan. 31st in his home in the loving arms of his family after an extensive illness.
He leaves his wife, Rebecca M. (MacIver) Lore; six children, Jozsef Lore and his wife Carolyn of California; Elizabeth Lore of the United Kingdom; Franz Lore and his wife Nathalie of Pennsylvania; Honorable Jennifer Callahan and her husband Michael of Sutton; Attila Lore; Rebecca Snyder and her husband Jay of Sutton; two sisters Erzsebet and Margit of Hungary; and four grandchildren Alexandre, Jozsef, Sarah and Rachel.