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September 5th, 2014

Ray E. Converse

September 5, 2014

Ray E. Converse

WOONSOCKET- Ray E. Converse, 80 died in DeKalb IL on August 30, 2014
Born January 22, 1934 in Elizabeth NJ to Roy E. and Margret L. (Kosloff) Converse. He graduated from New Trier High School in 1952 and graduated from University of IL at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in economics. Ray served in the US Navy from 1956-1958.
Ray was a long time resident of Woonsocket, RI before relocating to DeKalb, IL. He worked for the Miami Daily News as a journalist, Moody's investor service as a bond rater and Boeing as an accountant. Ray was a proud member of Mensa.

Gail Rose Deguire

September 5, 2014

Gail Rose Deguire

WRENTHAM - Gail Rose Deguire, 58, of Wrentham MA, passed away peacefully at the Wrentham State Developmental Center. She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Roland and Lucille (Lemay) Deguire.
She is survived by two sisters; Rita Fagyas of Woonsocket, and Cheri Mello of Blackstone. She was also the brother of the late Jesse Deguire.

Marcel L. Arel, Sr.

September 5, 2014

Marcel L. Arel, Sr.

BLACKSTONE, MA - Marcel L. Arel, Sr., 84, of Blackstone, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 5, 2014 at The Friendly Home with family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Lillian R. (Arcand) Arel. Born in Woonsocket, RI on November 7, 1929, he was the son of the late Donatien and Lydia (Paul) Arel. He was the loving father of Nancy L. Rinfrette and her husband, Lawrence of Woonsocket, RI and Patricia M. MacRae and her husband, Earl of Blackstone, MA. He leaves his cherished 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Charles D. Lagor

September 5, 2014

Charles D. Lagor

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Charles D. Lagor, 87, of North Smithfield, RI, passed away on September 4, 2014.
Charles was married to his loving wife Lois (Jacques) Lagor for 64 years.
Born in Pawtucket, RI, he was the son of the late William and Philemena (Pyne) Lagor.

Ray A Rivera

September 5, 2014

Ray A Rivera

WOONSOCKET - Ray A. Rivera 47, of Coe St died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Andrea (Mauricio) Rivera. Born in Hoboken, NJ, he was a son of Reynaldo Rivera and the late Lucia Ortiz Gonzalez. Ray was a truck driver for Ryder Integrated Logistics. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Woonsocket. Ray was a wonderful father, brother, and a great friend. He always went above and beyond to lend a hand regardless of the circumstances and loved to share God's word to any who were willing to listen.

September 3rd

H. Raymond Champagne

September 3, 2014

H. Raymond Champagne

WOONSOCKET - H. Raymond Champagne 93, of Greene St. died September 2, 2014 at the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Violet (Dubois) Champagne with whom he has been married for sixty nine years. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Hormidas and Alphonsine (Masse) Champagne. Ray was a sales engineer for International Supply Co. for thirty eight years, before retiring in 1983.

Lillian R. Laliberte

September 3, 2014

Lillian R. Laliberte

SAINT CLOUD, FL - Lillian Rita Laliberte, 83, was lovingly taken to heaven by Jesus on August 29, 2014 in St. Cloud, FL. She was born on July 15, 1931 in Burrillville, RI to Fredrick and Rosa Bilodeu.
She is survived by her 3 daughters and 1 son Anne Laliberte, Katherine Wasmund, Christine Martin, and Ronald Laliberte. She was predeceased by her beloved son Michael Laliberte. Lillian will also be greatly missed by her 7 grandchildren Justin, Chantelle, Tyler, Danielle, Jessica, Jason, and Noah along with her 7 great grandchildren.

Debra Thomas

September 3, 2014

Debra Thomas

SEBASTIAN, FL - Debra (Cifizzari) Thomas, 57, of Sebastian FL, Passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014.
Born in Framingham, Ma, she was the beloved daughter of Alice R. Cifizzari and of the late Louis A. Cifizzari.
For more details and memorial service information, please visit www.brownfuneralhomes.com

September 2nd

Jeannette Holmes

September 2, 2014

Jeannette Holmes

Raymond J. Rabideau

September 2, 2014

Raymond J. Rabideau

WOONSOCKET - Raymond J. "Rab" Rabideau, 95, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, August 31, 2014 in the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the husband of the late Doris I. (Lemieux) Rabideau, whom he married September 1, 1941. Born in Pascoag, RI, he was the son of the late Joseph and Ada (Dickey) Rabideau.
Raymond was an oil delivery driver for Lozeau's Oil Co., Martel Oil Co. and Consumers Oil Co., Woonsocket, before his retirement. He was a WWII veteran, serving in the Army with the 194th Field Artillery Battalion.

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