Obituaries

Albert Sawyer – Woonsocket

Albert Sawyer, 93, of Woonsocket, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of the late Eugenia (Bodnar) Sawyer. They were married on June 30,... more

Eileen V. Pelletier Houle – North Smithfield

Eileen V. Pelletier Houle, 79, of North Smithfield, formerly of Woonsocket, died Wednesday at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. She was the wife of the late Roland R. Pelletier who passed away in... more

Marcella K. Degre – Woonsocket

Marcella K. Degre, 74, of Woonsocket died Wednesday January 16, 2019, at home. She was the wife of the late Alfred F. Degre. They were married in 1977 and shared over 20 years together until his... more

Leanora E. "Honey" Almeida – Cumberland

Leanora E. "Honey" Almeida, 90, formerly of Cumberland Manor, 1 Mendon Road, passed away peacefully on Thursday January 17, 2019, in the Heritage Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Smithfield.... more

Denise A. Giessler – Smithfield

Denise A. (Newton) Giessler, 67, of Greenville, died on January 12, 2019, at her son’s home in Arizona while visiting her beloved grandchildren. She was the wife of the late Ronald E. Giessler.... more

Rita (Hand) Salemi – Lincoln

After 95 wonderful years, Rita (Hand) Salemi, died Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Salemi. Born in Woonsocket, a... more

Jay A. Plant – Lincoln

Jay A. Plant, 56, of Lincoln, passed away Monday, January 14, 2019, at Miriam Hospital, surrounded by his family. Jay enjoyed music, fishing and spending time with his granddaughters, Ava and Adley... more

Barbara A. Logan – Cumberland

Barbara A. Logan, 80, passed away on Wednesday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of Barry N. Logan. Born in Jersey City, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth... more

Edmund L. Minor – Lincoln

Edmund L. Minor, 94, of Franklin Street, Lincoln, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019. He was the husband of the late Gladys A. (De Roy) Minor. They had been married 56 years at the times of her... more

Louis T. Giardini – Cumberland

Louis T. Giardini, 63, of Cumberland, R.I., died peacefully at his home on January 15, 2019, after a brave battle with cancer. He was the adored husband and kindred soul of Tricia Giardini. Born in... more

Debra J. Kern – Cumberland

Debra J. Kern, 55, of Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence, surrounded by her loving family after a brief and courageous fight with cancer. She was... more

Annette J. Vandal – Cumberland

Annette J. (Pichette) Vandal, 82, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, January 14, 2019, at the Rhode Island Hospital Providence. She was the beloved wife of Leo N. Vandal with whom she had been... more

Maureen F. Letourneau – Cumberland

The family of Maureen F. (Doris) Letourneau announce her recent passing on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at the St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. She was the wife of Thomas F. Letourneau of... more

Sister Margaret Jacob, FMM – North Smithfield

Sister Margaret Jacob, FMM, died January 10, 2019, at Ein Karim Community, North Smithfield. St. Margaret was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., April 30, 1937. She attended school there as well as in Queens,... more

Francoise J. Baril – North Smithfield

Francoise J. Baril, 97, of North Smithfield, died January 8, 2019, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. Born in Quebec, she was the daughter of the late Achille and Catherine Baril.... more

Elodia Arcelia Riendeau – Cumberland

Elodia Arcelia Riendeau, 100, of 10 Old Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, passed away on Dec. 28, 2018. She was the wife of the late Joseph Riendeau. Born in Warwick, she was a daughter of the late... more

Lucille M. Lariviere – Woonsocket

Lucille M. (Lussier) Lariviere, 90, of Heroux Ave., died Jan, 4, 2019, in Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Annette (Richards) Lussier. Lucille... more

Dennis Piluri – Scottsdale, Ariz.

Dennis Piluri, 69, of Scottsdale, Ariz., passed away on January 5, 2019, in Phoenix. Dennis was born to Seit and Mary Piluri on September 26, 1949. He spent his formative years at Lincoln Jr./Sr.... more

William P. Nangle – Smithfield

William P. Nangle, 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 10, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Gloria N. (Marcolivio) Nangle for 65 years. Born in Providence, he... more

George W. Lallier – Woonsocket

George W. Lallier, 55, of Woonsocket died Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019 at home. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Ronald G. Lallier and the late Constance B. (Lapierre) Choiniere Lallier. George... more

Rochel T. (St. Onge) LaSalle – Woonsocket

Rochel T. (St. Onge) LaSalle, 82, of Woonsocket, died January 4, 2019, in the Ballou Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Joseph LaSalle, whom she married Wednesday, May 30, 1956. Born in... more

Gary N. Moorehead – North Smithfield

Gary N. Moorehead, 70, of North Smithfield, passed away January 6, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of Robin (Littlefield) Moorehead. Born in Warwick, R.I., he was the son of the late Norman and... more

Clara M. Oliveira – Cumberland

Clara M. Oliveira, 58, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, January 6, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Prados Celorico da Beira, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Manuel A.... more

Lucille Martin – Exeter

Lucille Martin, 86, of Exeter, died January 3, 2019 at South County Hospital. Born and raised in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Herve and Graziella (Bilodeau) Martin. Lucille is... more

Raymond J. Cardin – North Providence

Raymond J. Cardin, 91, passed away January 6, 2019. He was the husband of the late Evelyn M. (Iannuccilli) Cardin; son of the late Alfred and Corona (Larosee) Cardin; father of Debra Gouveia and her... more

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