Archive - Obituary
August 19th, 2014
Diane C. Loporchio
CRANSTON - Diane C. (Gaboury) Loporchio, 64, died Sunday, Aug. 10 2014, at home in Cranston after a long illness. She was the wife of Anthony Loporchio. Born in Woonsocket, Diane was the daughter of the late Wilfrid J. Gaboury Jr. and Cecile P. (DeBlois) Gaboury. She lived in Rhode Island for most of her life.
Diane graduated from Woonsocket's St. Claire High School in 1968 and received her bachelor's degree in accounting from Smithfield's Bryant College in 1991. She earned her CPA certificate and spent her career working in accounting.
Paul Britton Robson
THE VILLAGES, FL. - Paul Britton Robson died very peacefully at home in the Villages, Florida. He was 87 years old.
Paul is survived by his children, Valerie Page (Stephen), Britton Robson (Roberta Weisel), Cynthia Robson (David Harlson), and grandsons Jonathan Blake, Britton Blake (Tanya), Mingus Robson, BjÃ¸rn Harlson, and great grandchildren Bryce Walker and Layla JeanneMarie Blake.
Donations in Paul's memory can be made to Rutland Dismas House, P.O. Box 1816, Rutland VT 05702 or to any branch of the Lions Club.
Conrad F. Duquette Sr.
BOCA RATON, FL - Conrad F. Duquette Sr. 84, passed peacefully from this life the morning of August 15th at his residence after his battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family during the last days. He was born in Woonsocket, RI on August 17th, 1929 to Lionel and Florence (Crepeau) Duquette. In 1954, he married his wife Alice. In 1973, they moved to Boca Raton, Florida. He worked for IBM, as well as the Boca Raton Regional Hospital. After retiring, he continued on as a volunteer there as well.
Irene L. Phaneuf
WOONSOCKET - Irene L. (Lambert) Phaneuf, 86, of Avenue A, died Saturday August 16, 2014 at home with her loving family by her side.
She was the wife of the late Edward R. Phaneuf.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Conrad and Exila (Marquis) Lambert.
Irene worked as a machinist for Enterprize Dye, and a Housekeeper for the Park Square Medical Building for several years and also she was a nanny for several children.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and will be greatly missed by all.
Wallace F. Lees
PASCOAG - Wallace F. Lees, 82 of Pascoag passed away peacefully Friday evening at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth (Simpson) Lees. Born in Harrisville he was the son of the late Alfred and Vera (Fraser) Lees.
Robert E. Desautell
BURRILLVILLE - Robert E. "Dizzy" Desautell, 73, of Nasonville, RI, passed on August 13, 2014 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
He was the loving husband of 51 years to Jane (Stefanak) Desautell.
He was born in Pascoag, RI, son of the late Albert & Eileen (Mahar) Desautell.
Leonard R. Champagne
CHEPACHET - Leonard R. Champagne, age 67, died suddenly at home in Chepachet, RI pm August 12, 2014. He was born in Pawtucket and was the beloved son of the late Aline (Blouin) and Raymond L. Champagne.
Jeannine D. Cesaroni
WOONSOCKET - Jeannine D. Cesaroni, 71, of Kenwood St. died Wednesday August 13, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center. She was the husband of Elmo Cesaroni. Elmo and Jeannine were married for 53 years.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Aime and Rosealba (Boudreault) Ferron.
Jeannine was a graduate of Arthur Angelo's School of Hair Design, and worked as a hairdresser for Dot's Beauty Salon and also worked as a Realtor for Elmo Cesaroni Realty and also for Jostin Ring Co, prior to retiring.
Walter H. Bourgeois
WOONSOCKET - Walter H. Bourgeois, 86, of Clinton St., died August 8, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Aldea M. (Fournier) Bourgeois. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Alphonse and Florence (Drury) Bourgeois. He lived in Cumberland prior to moving to the city.
Solange "Sally" Caron
WOONSOCKET - Solange A. (Bolduc) Caron, 89, of Elm St. died Monday, August 11, 2014 at home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Arthur Caron.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Rosalphe and Aurore (Nadeau) Bolduc.
She worked for the Woonsocket School system lunch program and also for Perferated Pad in Cumberland, and Empire Masurel Woolen Mills in Woonsocket.