Archive - Obituary
August 12th, 2014
Alfreda F. Peloquin
WOONSOCKET - Alfreda F. Peloquin, 95, formerly of Greene St. Woonsocket died peacefully Friday afternoon with her family by her side at The Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Lionel E. Peloquin.
Born in St. Michel-des-Saints P.Q. Canada she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Leonie (Delorme) LaBreche. She came to the United States with her family as a small child and was a lifelong resident of Woonsocket.
Patrick R. Levesque, M.D.
LINCOLN - Patrick R. Levesque, M.D., 85, of Old River Road died Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband of AndrĂ©e (Julien) Levesque. Dr. and Mrs. Levesque were married for 56 years.
Born in Quimby, Maine, a son of the late Louis and Antoinette (Cyr) Levesque, he lived in Cumberland for 34 years before moving to Lincoln 13 years ago.
Paula Staples Burrell
BLACKSTONE, MA - Paula Staples Burrell, 67, formerly of Blackstone, MA, died on July 24, 2014 at her home in East Lempster, NH. She was the daughter of the late George and Pauline Staples of Blackstone.
Paula is survived by her five children: her two sons Kenneth and Keith Cranshaw, and her three daughters Patricia Prudhomme, Pauline and Penny Cranshaw; as well as, fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Thelma F. Steffancci
RENO, NV - Thelma F. (Bailey) Steffancci, 94, of Round Robin Lane, Reno and formerly of Woonsocket, died July 25, 2014 at home. She was the wife of the late Charles P. Steffancci. Born in Lincoln, she was the daughter of the late Leon A. and J. Inez (Pratt) Bailey.
Lucille C. Ryan
BLACKSTONE - Lucille C. (St. Jean) Ryan, 81, of Blackstone died August 5th at Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Michael Ryan who died in 2005.
She was born in Woonsocket, RI; daughter of the late Leo and Antoinette (DeCelles) St. Jean. She was raised in Woonsocket and attended St. Claire's High School.
Mrs. Ryan and her late husband owned & operated the former Ryan's Variety store on Main St. in Blackstone. She had also been employed at various times by U.S. Rubber, Tech Industries and S.M.O.C.
William F. Egan IV
WOONSOCKET - William F. Egan IV, 65 of Chester St. died August 3, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Charlene (White) Egan. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late William F. Egan III and Blanche (Rondeau) Larochelle.
Rose E. Myette
BURRILLVILLE - Rose E. Myette 102, of Oakland RI, passed away August 4, 2014 at her residence.
She was born in Oakland RI, a daughter of the late Pierre & Celina (Ferron) Myette.
Rose owned and operated the former Little Rose Shop in Woonsocket, she dedicated her life in helping little Rose Ferron during her life, and she also built a shrine at her home for her. She was a lifelong Oakland resident.
Theresa J. Desmarais
BELLINGHAM, MA - Theresa J. (Gagne) Desmarais, 66, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 2, 2014 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond D. Desmarais. Born in Woonsocket, RI on January 25, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Lucille (Champagne) Sullivan and Francis Sullivan.
She was the loving mother of Raymond D. Desmarais, Jr. and his wife, Shaylyn, and Tammy A. Manning and her fiancĂ©, Darryll Brown, all of Bellingham, MA.
Robert J. Laperle Sr.
BLACKSTONE - Robert J. Laperle Sr. 67, of Blackstone, MA died July 30, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Nancy (Antaya) Laperle. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Albert and Dorothy (Richards) Laperle.
Dennis L. Forget
WOONSOCKET - Dennis L. Forget 59, of Front St. died August 3, 2014 at home. He was born in Woonsocket a son of the late Donat and Reina (Lacroix) Forget.
Dennis was a self-employed television repairman for many years.
Dennis is survived by his fiancĂ© Susan Dutcher of Woonsocket. He was pre-deceased by two brothers Donald and Gil Forget.
Burial in St. Charles Cemetery is private. Please visit
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