Archive - Obituary
October 8th, 2014
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Annie Masse, 97, formerly of Main St. Manville died peacefully Tuesday evening at St. Antoine Residence. She was the loving wife of the late Philip Masse.
Born in Manville she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (Lysy) Dunayeski. She was a resident of Manville for most of her life and also lived in Woonsocket for several years.
Mrs. Masse was employed at Textron Corp in Manville for over 30 years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles.
Annie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
LESLIE N. O'DELL
WOONSOCKET - Leslie N. O'Dell, 84 of Marshall Rd. died Sunday October 5, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Desrosiers) O'Dell. Born in East Blackstone, MA, son of the late Nelson and Treva (Tracy) O'Dell. Mr. O'Dell worked as a truck driver for B&W Express for several years prior to retiring.
Mr. O'Dell was a United States Navy Veteran, and also a former member of St. Joseph Veterans.
He is survived by several nephews and nieces.
He also was the brother of the late Edith McKnight and Earl O'Dell.
DORIS MAY LARIVIERE
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Doris May Lariviere, 86, of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of North Smithfield, Rhode Island, passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Port Charlotte, Florida.
WAKEFIELD - Howard R. Holt, 82, of Wakefield, died peacefully, on October 6, 2014 at South County Hospital. He was the husband of the late Beverly A. (Burgess) Holt. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Wallace S. and Amy (Barker) Holt.
HUBERT P. GOUIN
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Hubert P. Gouin 76, of Parkview Dr. died September 27, 2014 at home. He was the husband of the late Sandra J. (Lamontagne) Gouin. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Eddie and Yvonne (Hamlin) Gouin. Hubert was the owner and operator of Industrial Piping Supplies where he worked for over fifty years.
FRANK H. BYAM
BELLINGHAM - Frank H. Byam, Sr., 87, of Bellingham, MA died Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Countryside Nursing Home, Milford, MA. He was the husband of Violet M. (Hilliker) Byam. Born in Fayston, VT, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Sarah (Clough) Byam.
Frank was a courier at the former Woonsocket Hospital for over twenty-five years, and had previously worked in their maintenance department. He attended First Assembly of God Church, Woonsocket.
BARBARA M. (DOLAN) STEERE
OMAHA, NE - Barbara M. (Dolan) Steere 9-21-1916 - 10-4-2014. Preceded in death by her husband, H. Gerard Steere; son, Martin G. Steere; brother, James A. Dolan; parents John P. and Sarah G. (Daugherty) Dolan.