August 7th, 2012
Linda J. Quinley
WOONSOCKET- Linda J. (Champagne) Quinley 59, of Rock Ridge Dr. died Monday at home.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of Albert G. Champagne and the late Jeannette (Beauchemin) Champagne.
Robert P. Cote
WOONSOCKET- Robert P. Cote, 72, of East School St., Woonsocket, died Monday at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Leodor and Therese (Pichette) Cote. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Cote was employed by Herman Shoes for over 25 years and later at Stride Rite until he retired in 1985.
Robert was an avid bingo player.
Doris M. Lafond
LINCOLN- Lafond Doris M. 83 of Old River Rd. died Monday August 6, 2012 at home. She was the wife of Roland A. Lafond.
Born in Cumberland, a daughter of the late Albert W. and Amelia (Roy) Costigan. She lived in Manville for many years.
Dorothy F. Cruise
BURRILLVILLE - Dorothy F. (Durozoy) Cruise, 89, died Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Bayberry Commons Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was the wife of the late Michael J. Cruise Sr.
Born in Harrisville, she was the daughter of the late George and Eva (Demers) Durozoy.
Dorothy worked in the Housekeeping department at Zambarano Hospital of Pascoag for many years before retiring in 1985. She was a member of the St. Joseph's Rosary and Altar Society and the Burrillville Senior Citizens.
Allen W. Genereux
WOONSOCKET- Allen W. Genereux "Crutch" born on June 19, 1938 died on July 27, 2012 at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island.
He is survived by his wife Nancy L. Genereux; six children Leslie Martin, David Genereux, Rhonda Jorritsma, Paula Colburn, Stacy Usher, Juanita Phillips. He is also survived by his sister Barbara Shaw, three nephews, thirteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
PAWTUCKET â€” A Pawtucket man with convictions for attempted murder and narcotics charges in Puerto Rico was arrested by State Police Monday under a new law that makes it a crime to possess body armor after a crime of violence.
Antonio E. Limardo, 34, of 42 Webster St., was also in possession of a 9mm handgun, a knife and pepper spray, state police said.
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NO. SMITHFIELD- Janette (Leduc) Wilkins, 90, of No. Smithfield, died August 6, 2012 at home. She was the wife of the late George J. Wilkins.
Born in Uxbridge, MA, she was the daughter of the late Albani and Georgiana (Bouten) Leduc.
She owned and operated Janet's Drive-In, No. Smithfield, for 45 years. Janette was an avid quilter and always enjoyed trips to Foxwoods.
Joseph L. Ferriere, Jr.
WOONSOCKET- Joseph L. Ferriere, Jr., 73, of Beacon Ave., Woonsocket, died Saturday at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Joseph L. and Helen (Marchand) Ferriere.
He was a lifelong resident of Woonsocket and a graduate of Mount St. Charles, Class of 1957.
Joe was employed for many years at the Fairmount Dye House.
Joe was widely known in the city as the proprietor of Joe's Moldy Oldies on Rathbun St. Joe also had a career spanning over 40 years on local radio and was a longtime personality on WOON.
Leo R. Badeau
WOONSOCKET- Leo R. Badeau, 63, of Woonsocket, died August 5, 2102 in the St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. He was the husband of Mary Jane (Godfroy) Badeau of Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Clement and Viviane (Moyen) Badeau.
Leo worked in shipping & receiving for Dartex Coatings, Inc, No. Smithfield, retiring in 2005.
Mary A. Fasano
WOONSOCKET- Mary A. (Vario) Fasano, 99, of Woonsocket, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at The Friendly Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Dominic Fasano.
Born in Woonsocket on November 9, 1912, she was the daughter of the late Croce and Laura (Iannoli) Vario.
She was the loving mother of Babe and his wife, Paulette Fasano of Millville, MA. She leaves her cherished grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late John, Michael, Lucy and Antoinette Vario and Rosella Fasano.