Archive - Obituary
June 10th, 2014
Rose M. Peloquin
CUMBERLAND - Rose M. (Picknik) Peloquin, 82, of Poplar Street, Woonsocket, passed away Monday at the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Gerard H. Peloquin, and the late John Zemba.
Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Agnes (Baton) Peloquin. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life.
She was an avid Bingo player, and loved her chocolate.
Muriel L. Gosselin
BATH, ME - Muriel Lucille Gosselin, 85, of The Plant Home passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
Howard Campbell Newsome
MELBOURNE, FL - Howard Campbell Newsome, 84 years old, passed away on May 6, 2014 in Melbourne, Florida, where he had lived since 2007, after moving from Cumberland, Rhode Island. Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island to Frederick Newsome and Elizabeth Campbell.
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Exilda (Marcotte) Jobin, 101, of North Smithfield, RI passed away peacefully on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Saint Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, RI. Born in Blackstone, MA on February 22, 1913, she was the daughter of the late Adjutor and Marie Louise (Laquerre) Marcotte.
Claire A. Choiniere
CUMBERLAND - Claire A. (Tetreault) Choiniere, 80, of Flat St., died June 8, 2014 in Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Paul J. Choiniere. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Henri and Noella (Pontbriand) Tetreault. She resided in Manville from 1960-2002.
Stella A. Struzik
WOONSOCKET - Stella A. (Tesavis) Struzik, 86, of North Ballou St., died June 5, 2014 in Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Frank Struzik. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Stella (Zutowt) Tesavis.
She worked as an elementary school teacher for the City of Cranston, and in the early fifties taught elementary school in Japan. A member of Sacred Heart Church, Woonsocket, she enjoyed singing in the choir. Stella was an advocate of the National Alliance of Mental Illness. She loved to play piano.
J. Normand Dagesse
NORTH SMITHFIELD - J. Normand Dagesse, 88, of North Smithfield died Saturday at home. He was the devoted husband of the late Beatrice V. (Caron) Dagesse. They were married for 54 years at the time of her passing in 2008.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Pierre and Dora (Brodeur) Dagesse. He was raised in Woonsocket and received part of his education in Canada.
Mr. Dagesse served in the United States Navy during WWII as an interpreter and also aboard the USS Missouri.
Andre J. Picard
WOONSOCKET - Andre "Butch" J. Picard, 60, of Armand Street, died June 5, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Joseph Picard and the late Nancy (Lavoie) Picard
Butch enjoyed being outdoors with his Dad, helping his neighbors, and loved the Red Sox.
Besides his father, he is survived by his brother, Troy Picard of Blackstone; three sisters, Tina Almeida of North Smithfield, Lou-Ann Hawkins and Joyce Li, both of Woonsocket; as well as his cherished nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Timothy Picard.
Raymond E. Leclerc
MANVILLE - Raymond E. Leclerc, 72, a lifelong resident of Manville, died Friday, June 6, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Claire (D'Anjou) Leclerc, whom he married November 18, 1961. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Eugene and Lucille (Rainville) Leclerc.
Therese L. Bruyere
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Therese L. (St. Onge) Bruyere, 89, of No. Smithfield, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, Friday, June 6, 2014. She was the wife of the late Leo Ballou, who died in 1951 and the late Oscar Bruyere, who died in 1980. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Donalda (Marquis) St. Onge.