It’s going to be a long day for statewide candidates locked in tight primaries, but voters should need no more than a few minute to do their duty. All they have to do is choose the candidates they think will lead Rhode Island toward a brighter future.
Sounds easy, right?
Edith L. Hoyle
BLACKSTONE - Edith L. (Hodder) Hoyle, 85, of Main St., died September 6, 2014 in St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Norman E. Hoyle. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (Allen) Hodder.
Mrs. Hoyle was a homemaker and was an active member of Christ Community Church, formerly Blackstone Federated Church.
John W. Byers, Jr.
WOONSOCKET - John W. Byers, Jr., 71, of Elm St., died September 6, 2014 in RI Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Rochelle P. (Martel) Byers of Woonsocket. Born in El Paso, TX, he was the son of the late J.W. and Elizabeth (Hines) Byers.
John J. Lace IV
CHEPACHET - John J. "Jack" Lace IV, 79, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Formerly of Pascoag, he resided in Chepachet with his wife, Terryl F. (Jarvis) Lace, whom he married June 2, 1962. Born in Providence he was the son of the late John J. III and Elizabeth (Rieley) Lace.
Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons: Jeffrey Lace of Glendale, John and Thomas Lace of Pascoag; one daughter: Suzanne Bianchi of Brookline, CT; twelve grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Marilyn Johnson.
Jane L. St. Onge
WOONSOCKET - Jane L. (Harris) St. Onge, 68, of Woonsocket, died Thursday, September 4, 2014 in her home. She was the wife of David A. St. Onge, whom she married August 17, 1968. Born in Pawtucket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Edward J. and Catherine M. (Mahoney) Harris.
Jane was suite coordinator at Bryant University, Smithfield for thirty years, retiring in 2011.
Jeannette V. Pagliarini
WOONSOCKET - Jeannette V. Pagliarini 75, formerly of Foster Ave. Ocean Bluff, MA, died September 5, 2014 at the Kindred Hospital in Stoughton, MA. She was the wife of the late John A. Pagliarini Jr. Born in Woonsocket, Jeannette was the daughter of the late Alphonse and Anna (Therrien) Moquin. She attended the University of RI and graduated from Bridgewater State College. Her home on the ocean and her St-Bernard were two of her most treasured wishes-come-true. Jeannette is survived by many cousins and one uncle.
Marguerite L. Laloian
MANVILLE - Marguerite Lucienne Laloian, 91, of Manville, Rhode Island, died Monday, September 1, 2014. Daughter of Adolphe and Lucienne Bell, loving wife of Peter Laloian, passed away peacefully at her residence in Fremont, CA.
She is survived by her daughter, Renee Martin (husband Doug) and her three grandchildren, Nicolas (fiance Kira), Andrew, and Marissa as well as two sisters, Germaine Menard (husband Marcel), and Claudette Laliberte (husband Roger). She is also survived by loving nieces and nephews and many friends.
WOONSOCKET - Simone Mandeville 65 of Woonsocket passed Tuesday, 9/2/14 at Landmark Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of Mabel (Walters) Mandeville currently and the late Lionel Mandeville. She worked in textiles for many years before recently retiring.
She is survived by her son William Palmer and his wife Julie of Mendon Ma., she is also survived by her daughter Monica Palmer also of Woonsocket. She was the beloved grandmother of Savannah and Madison Palmer and John, Gabby and Brooke Palmer.
Geoffrey J. Langelier
HARRISVILLE - Geoffrey J. Langelier, 46, of Harrisville, Rhode Island passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014. He was the husband of Lynn (Lefort) Langelier, whom he married November 4, 1995 and the devoted father to his seven-year old daughter Lauren Suzanne Langelier. Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of Geoffrey J. and Kathleen (Clynes) Langelier.