Archive - Obituary
October 27th, 2014
Jeannette R. Guilbert
WOONSOCKET - Jeannette R. Guilbert 89, of Greene St. died Friday at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Leo A Dufresne and Eugene L. Guilbert. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Leonie (Delorme) LaBreche.
Shirley A. Messier
BOZRAH, CT - Shirley A. Messier, 75, died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at her home in Bozrah.
She was born in Bennington, VT on September 3, 1939 daughter of the late Roland and Benjamine (Berard) Lanoue. On September 7, 1959 she was united in marriage to Richard A. Messier in Woonsocket, RI. Mr. Messier survives his wife of 55 years. Shirley worked for many years as secretary/owner of Family Discount Oil Co. with her husband, Richard and son, Kenneth. Earlier in her working career Shirley was a Real Estate Agent and also worked at Cumberland Farms.
Linda T. DiBasco
BLACKSTONE - Linda T. (Peloquin) DiBasco, 65, of Blackstone, MA passed away October 22, 2014 in Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Roger DiBasco. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Lena (Gill) Peloquin.
Mrs. DiBasco worked several years in the clothing department for Ocean State Job Jot, Lincoln. Linda loved and cherished her three dogs, Oreo, Princess and Cassidy.
Regina A. Silkie
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Regina A. Silkie, 88, of North Smithfield, RI formerly of North Attleboro, passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late James E. Silkie.
Born May, 27, 1926 in Woodhaven, NY she was a daughter of the late Philip and Helen (McKenna) Lee.
Regina was employed at Roosevelt Ave. Elementary School in North Attleboro for over 20 years before her retirement at the age of 80.
She loved reading, knitting, gardening and especially spending time with children.
Beverly M. Levasseur
BURRILLVILLE - Beverly M. Levasseur, 76, of Pascoag, RI passed away October 16, 2014 at her residence in Pascoag.
She was the wife of Lawrence Levasseur.
She was born in Pawtucket, RI.
Beverly managed Echo Lake Campground in Pascoag, for 35 years, she was a resident of Pascoag, formerly she lived in Pawtucket. She enjoyed going to the Foxwoods casino.
WOONSOCKET - Rita Lemery, 74, of St. Antoine Residence and formerly of Park Avenue, died on Tuesday, October 21, in the Landmark Medical Center. Born in Bellingham, she was a daughter of the late Aldege and Alice (Riquier) Boiteau.
Rita was a homemaker, who had also worked in housekeeping in Landmark Medical Center for fifteen years.
Ruth A. Valois
MANVILLE - Ruth A. Valois, 81, of Bouvier Avenue died Monday, October 20, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
A lifelong resident of Manville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Blandine (Valois) Valois.
Miss Valois was a bookkeeper at Comtorgage Corporation, North Smithfield and later at Halifax Floral, Pawtucket for 20 years before retiring.
Hedwidge C. Simon
BURRILLVILLE - Hedwidge "Widgie" C. (Larochelle) Simon, 84, of Camp Dixie Road, Pascoag, passed away with family by her side at her home on Wednesday morning. She was the wife of the late Louis E. Esposito and the late William E. Simon.
Born in North Uxbridge, MA, the daughter of the late Eugene and Bernadette (Brochu) Larochelle, she lived in Whitinsville and Uxbridge before moving to Pascoag in 1964.
Mrs. Simon attended St. Peter's School in Northbridge and Assumption Academy in Nicolet, Canada.
Gertrude R. Huguenin
BURRILLVILLE - Gertrude R. Huguenin, 86, of Harrisville RI, passed away peacefully on October 20, 2014 at Bayberry Commons Nursing Home in Pascoag.
She was the wife of Roland L. Huguenin.
Born in Oakland Beach, RI, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Harriet (Farrington) Brown. She was a resident of Burrillville since 1930.
Gertrude worked most of her life as a spinner for the former Stillwater Co. and was an assembler for Polytop, retiring in 1974. She was a cub scout leader and enjoyed gardening and cooking as well.
Sarah T. Blakely
WOONSOCKET - Sarah T. Blakely, 82, died on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in the Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the former wife of the late Roy F. Blakely, Sr. Born in Cambridge, MA, Sarah was the daughter of the late John and Sarah (Russell) Curran.
Sarah was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her family was the most important thing in the world to her. Sarah had also worked as a telephone operator and for the Boston Edison for many years. She later worked for the Woonsocket Housing Authority, retiring in 2007.