Archive - Obituary
November 12th, 2013
Robert W. Erickson
BELLINGHAM- Robert W. "Bob" Erickson, 82, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 with loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Maureen E. (Fitzpatrick) Erickson.
Born in Waltham, MA on September 28, 1931, he was the son of the late Walfred and Beatrice (Dargavel) Erickson.
CUMBERLAND- Glenn Clemons Fearing, 94, formerly of Mayflower Drive, died Sunday November 3, 2013 in Mt. St Rita Health Care Center. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Morton) Fearing who died December 11, 2012. Mr. and Mrs. Fearing were married for 71 years.
Born in Burr Oak, Kansas, he was the son of the late Clarence and Ruth (Clemons) Fearing.
Most of his life he operated the Fearing family farm in Kansas. He was also active in the community serving on the Burr Oak School Board and as a member of the Lion's Club.
Roger H. Fournier
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Roger H. "Digger" Fournier 94, of 400 Mendon Rd., formerly of Summit Ave., passed away peacefully on Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Marguerite (Blanchet) Fournier for sixty one years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Hector and Mabel (Dumas) Fournier.
Marjorie Ann Scanlon
WOONSOCKET- Scanlon, Marjorie Ann, 81, of Woonsocket passed away November 1, 2013 at the Oakland Grove Health Center in Woonsocket.
She was the wife of William Scanlon.
She was born in Franklin, MA. a daughter of the late Charles & Eva (Hebert) Desper.
A resident of Woonsocket for many years, Marjorie was a loving homemaker and she worked in the kitchen and recreational center at Crepeau Court in Woonsocket.
Jeanne P. Riccio
WOONSOCKET- Jeanne P. (Gagnon) Riccio, 68, of Jillson Avenue died Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Leon J. and Jeannine P. (Lacroix) Gagnon, she had lived in Cumberland for 5 years before moving to Woonsocket 8 years ago.
Mrs. Riccio was an account payables clerk for A. T. Cross Company, Lincoln for 37 years before retiring in 2003.
ATTLEBORO - Norman James Bishop, age 85, of Emeritus at Canterbury Woods passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 at the Sturdy Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Norman was born on April 12, 1928 in Milford, MA. He was the son of the late Louis and Rose (Bouley) Bishop and brother of the late Loretta Felice of Woonsocket.
Carol A. Smith
BLACKSTONE- Carol A. (Lehman) Smith, 71, of Blackstone, passed away peacefully on Nov. 5th at her home, with her family at her side. She was the loving wife for over fifty years to Warren Smith.
Born, December 8, 1941 in Concord, MA. she was the daughter of the late George W. & Mabel B. (Hamilton) Lehman,
Jean M. Porter
BELLINGHAM- Jean M. (Whitelaw) Porter, 78, of Bellingham died Mon. Nov. 4, 2013 at the Mary Ann Morse Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Natick. She was the wife of the late Thomas Porter.
Mrs. Porter had been employed as an accounting clerk for several retail and manufacturing companies in the area prior to her retirement.
She was born April 12, 1935 in Edinburgh, Scotland the daughter of the late David and Ella (Smith) Whitelaw and had been a resident of Bellingham since 1966.
Michael M. Martin
OAKLAND- Michael M. Martin, 69, of 290 Whipple Ave, Oakland, RI died at his home, Monday morning, October 28th.
Born September 7th, 1944, he was the son of the late Harry and Karen (Strendvik) Martin, and also proceeded in death by his sister, Karen.
He was a graduate of Woonsocket High School and was a retired Teamster working for many trucking companies throughout his life. He was credited with over 2 million safe driving miles. Mr. Martin had an incredible passion for flying, accumulating over 5,000 hours of flying time.
Joseph C. R. Brissette
WOONSOCKET- Joseph C. "Tony" Brissette 75, of Walnut Hill Rd. died Monday at home. He was the husband of Erika (Finster) Brissette.
Born in Pascoag he was a son of the late Joseph C. and Parmelia (Gaulet) Brissette.
Tony was a registered land surveyor for the State of RI for thirty three years before retiring in 1989. He was a US Air Force Veteran.