Obituaries

Omer E. Turcotte – Woonsocket

Omer E. Turcotte, 87, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 15, at The Holiday in Manville. He is the beloved husband for 62 years of Muriel (Deshaies) Turcotte. Born in Woonsocket on... more

Robert Eugene Joseph – Lincoln

Robert Eugene Joseph passed away on January 16, 2017, at home, in the arms of his beloved wife of 54 years, Joan (Duarte) Joseph. He had been joined by numerous relatives and friends celebrating his... more

Lorraine C. Hogan – Smithfield

Lorraine C. Hogan, 89, passed away peacefully, January 16, 2017 at Cortland Place. She was the widow of Richard W. Hogan. They had been married for 66 years at the time of his death in 2015. Born in... more

Marjorie A. Fogarty – Cumberland

Marjorie A. Fogarty, 76, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017, at home. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late William and Rosamond (Fleming) Fogarty. She resided... more

Stephanie A. Siczewicz – Woonsocket

Stephanie A. Siczewicz, age 92, died peacefully on January 11, 2017, at The Holiday Retirement Home in Manville, R.I. Born February 23, 1924, the daughter of Jakob and Marya (Stadnik) Siczewicz,... more

Dorothy T. Murphy – Cumberland

Dorothy T. Murphy, 85, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at The Holiday Retirement Home, Lincoln, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late James V. Murphy Jr. Born in Cumberland, she... more

Onofrio A. “Tony” Pagnozzi – Smithfield

Onofrio A. “Tony” Pagnozzi, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Brookdale of Smithfield. He was the devoted husband of the late Sarah Elizabeth (Garceau) Pagnozzi. They had been married for 57 years... more

Albert T. Klyberg – Lincoln

Albert T. Klyberg, a giant among the state's historians and former director of the Rhode Island Historical Society for three decades, died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning at Miriam Hospital. He... more

Joseph Conrad Pado – Virginia

Joseph Conrad Pado, age 80, passed away on Jan. 7, 2017, at INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va. He was born on July 25, 1936, in Boston, Mass., to the late Theodore Alexander and Mary Frances... more

George D. Bourque – Woonsocket

George D. Bourque, 93, of Mendon Road, died Jan. 6, 2017. He was the husband of the late Grace L. (Dubois) Bourque. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late George and Dolores (Desjarlais)... more

Lucille J. Moison – Woonsocket

Lucille J. Moison, 91 formerly of Crepeau Conn., died Saturday in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Rene Moison. She was born in Woonsocket, the daughter of the late Donat and... more

Lea E. Heroux – North Smithfield

Lea E. (Thibault) Heroux, 89, of Old Smithfield Road, North Smithfield, passed away on Jan. 5, 2017 at home. She was the wife of the late Henry G. Heroux Sr. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter... more

Mary E. Silva – Woonsocket

Mary E. Silva, 93, of Woonsocket, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Silva. Born in New York, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Molly (Altman) Horowitz... more

Donald T. Gammino – West Warwick

Donald T. Gammino, 80, of West Warwick, formerly of North Providence, passed away on Jan. 3, 2017. He was born on July 11, 1936, in Providence, a son of the late Nancy (Gravino) Gammino and Donato... more

Jodie A. Blair – Cumberland

Jodie A. Blair, 44, of Cumberland, passed away at home after a two-year illness, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. She was the beloved daughter of James and Margaret (McKee) Blair. Jodie was a CNA, working at... more

Robert A. Katz – New Hampshire

Robert A. Katz, 78, of Wedgewood Drive, Grantham, N.H., died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at his home. He was born in Winthrop, Mass., on Feb. 21, 1938, the son of Lawrence and Estelle (Sterin) Katz. He... more

Maurice E. “Moe” Marcil – Woonsocket

Maurice E. “Moe” Marcil, 62, of Woonsocket, died peacefully with his loved ones by his side on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at home. He was the loving husband of Lori A. (Randall) Marcil. They spent over 30... more

Lucie M. Lefrancois – Woonsocket

Lucie M. Lefrancois, 90, of Woonsocket, died Jan. 3, 2017, in the Friendly Home. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Horace O. and Alice (Bernard) Lefrancois. Lucie graduated from... more

Joyce M. Curtis – Woonsocket

Joyce M. Curtis, 73, of Woonsocket, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. She was the wife of the late Larry Curtis. Born in North Canaan, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Walden and Avis (... more

James R. Greer – Smithfield

James R. Greer, 85, of Village Drive, Smithfield, died Jan. 1, 2017, after a long illness. He leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Eleanor (Manning) Greer. Born in Providence, he was a son of John and... more

Joan M. Broadmeadow – Blackstone

Joan M. (Reilly) (Irza) Broadmeadow, 81, of Sun City Center, Fla., formerly of Blackstone, passed away on Dec. 29, 2016, in Blackstone at the home of her daughter and son-in-law Jill and Thomas Panu... more

Claire A. Turcotte Conca – Woonsocket

Claire A. Turcotte Conca, 93, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, Jan. 1 at the Holiday in Manville. She was the loving wife of the late Edward J. Turcotte, they were married in 1944 and he passed away in... more

Anthony J. Dragon Sr. – Cumberland

Anthony J. Dragon Sr., 83, passed away on Dec. 26 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Dorcas J. (Lawton) Dragon. Born in New Orleans, La., he was the son of the late Aristid... more

Rita M. Moran – Florida

Rita M. Moran, of Wellington, Fla., died peacefully on Christmas Eve. She was the wife of the late John E. Moran and the late William Byrne. Born in Manville, R.I., she was a daughter of the late... more

Doris V. Arel – Woonsocket

Doris V. Arel, 94, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at The Holiday in Manville. She was the loving wife of the late Fernand J. Arel. They... more

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