Obituaries

Ellen Quinn - Pawtucket

Ellen Quinn, 92, of Pawtucket, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Gerald Quinn. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Melvina (King)... more

Violette A. Sutherland - Woonsocket

Violette A. (Sauvageau) Sutherland, 93, of Woonsocket, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the wife of the late Omer A. Sutherland whom she married September 19, 1950. Born in... more

Evaristo Tomassini - Manville

Evaristo “John” Tomassini, 98, of Manville passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 at Oakland Grove Health Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband of Irma (Palazzini) Tomassini. Mr. and Mrs.... more

Ronald E. Giessler - Smithfield

Ronald E. “Grunt” Giessler, 67, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Denise (Newton) Giessler for 39 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late... more

Mary S. Shurick - Blackstone

Mary S. (Clouart) Shurick, 88, of Blackstone, Mass. passed away suddenly after a short stay at UMass Memorial Hospital in Clinton, Mass. Born in Uxbridge, on September 16th, 1927 to the late Charles... more

Vincent A. Barricelli - Cumberland

Vincent A. Barricelli, 94, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Cecile Houle. Born in Providence, he was the son... more

Claire M. Belshaw - North Smithfield

Claire M. Belshaw, 88, of North Smithfield, passed way Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Claire was the daughter of the late John and Ruth (Creamer) Belshaw. She was the... more

Cecile T. Adams - Cumberland

Cecile T. (Belliveau) Adams, 82, of Crossing Dr., died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Alfred R. Silvia and the late William Adams. Born in... more

Barbara C. Whalen - North Smithfield

Barbara C. Whalen, 71, of North Smithfield, R.I., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, January 26, 2016. She was the wife of the late Kevin Whalen. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., she was the daughter of the... more

John B. Dion Jr. - Lincoln

John B. Dion Jr., 90, passed peacefully after receiving loving care at the Holiday retirement home on January 26, 2016. He was the husband of the late Agnes (Mandeville) Dion. Born in Pawtucket, he... more

Lois E. Gilbert - Pawtucket

Lois E. Gilbert, 100, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016. She was the wife of the late Arthur Gilbert. Born in Rochester, N.H., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Gertrude (Goodwin)... more

Deborah A. Bessette - Cumberland

Deborah A. Bessette, 58, died Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at home, surrounded by her loving family, following a long battle with breast cancer. She was the beloved wife of Denis W. Bessette. Mr.... more

Glenn E. LeBlond - Woonsocket

Glenn E. LeBlond, 53, of Second Avenue, Woonsocket, died Monday at home. Born and raised in Woonsocket he was the son of Charles L. LeBlond and Pauline (Turcotte) LeBlond. He was a lifelong resident... more

Eva D. (Gianco) Vito – Woonsocket

Eva D. (Gianco) Vito, 96, of 173 Bailey St., died January 22, 2016 in The Holiday Retirement Home, Manville, R.I. She was the wife of the late Vincent J. Vito. Born in Woonsocket, she was the... more

Thomas F. Lee Jr. - Blackstone

Thomas F. Lee, Jr., 76, of Summer Street, died January 21, 2016, at home after a long illness. He was the husband of Margaret J. (Kennedy) Lee whom he married December 28, 1963. Born in Woonsocket... more

Gustave C. Cote - Cumberland

Gustave C. Cote, 92, of Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, died Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of the late Rita (Godin) Cote. Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late... more

Charles Arthur Downs III - Lincoln

Charles Arthur Downs III, 65, of River Road in Lincoln, passed away unexpectedly on January 18th. Charles is survived by his wife of 34 years, Elizabeth (Schofield). Born in Stoughton, MA, he was the... more

John E. McGinnes - Cumberland

John E. McGinnes, 94, of Cumberland passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 at the Holiday Retirement Home, Lincoln. He was the husband of the late Mildred (Hadfield) McGinnes. Born in... more

Natalie M. Blais – Lincoln

Natalie M. (Shea) Blais, 92, of Lincoln passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Elmhurst Extended Care Facility, Providence surrounded by her loving caregivers. She was the wife of the... more

Daniel Joy Hunter - Cumberland

Daniel Joy Hunter, 93, of 79 Newell Drive, Cumberland, a real estate salesman since 1976, passed away on Jan. 11 in Clearwater, Fla. He was a Naval pilot and survivor of Pearl Harbor, retiring from... more

Arthur T. Smith - Lincoln

Arthur T. Smith, 82, of Lincoln passed away Sunday at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Roberta A. (Greene) Smith, and they has been married for the past 58 years. Born... more

Howard F. Tucker Jr. - Glocester

Howard F. Tucker Jr., 92, a lifelong Glocester resident, passed away at home Saturday January 16, 2016. He was the husband of the late Ann L. (Grueser) Tucker. Born in Harmony, he was a son of the... more

Irene A. McElroy

Irene A. (Dailey) McElroy, 101, passed away Tuesday January 12, 2016 at her daughter’s home. She was predeceased by her husband James J. McElroy. Mrs. McElroy was born April 6, 1914 in Cumberland, R.... more

Lisa Marie Hayden - Cumberland

Lisa Marie Hayden (Donelly), 52, of Church St., Cumberland, passed away Monday in the R. I. Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Richard Hayden. A lifelong Cumberland resident she was... more

Charles A. Bauer Jr. - Cumberland

Charles A. Bauer Jr., 89, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at the Brookdale Senior Living Community in Cumberland, R.I., surrounded by his loving family. He and his late wife, Diane... more

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