Obituaries

Gordon D. Smith – Putnam, Conn.

Gordon Douglas Smith, 63, passed away at home on May 19, 2018, after a valiant, positive, and uplifting battle with cancer. He was born March 9,1955, son of the late Winsor Smith and Lois (Adams)... more

Frank R. Dzaman – Cumberland

Frank R. Dzaman, 94, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Friday, May 18, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Genevieve (Rusielewicz) Dzaman. The were happily married for 66 years. Born in... more

Mildred E. Comeau – Milford, Mass.

Mildred E. (Cressey) Comeau, 96, of Milford, Mass., died Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Genesis Milford Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph Comeau and mother of the late Karen Beaudoin. Born... more

George J. Alarie – Hopkinton

George J. Alarie, 90, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Joan (King/Goodwin) Alarie. Born in Johnston, R.I., he was a son of the late Henry and Alphonsine (Richard)... more

Shirley E. LaScola – Lincoln

Shirley E. (Seamans) LaScola, 79, of Lincoln, passed away Wednesday, May 9, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Joseph S. LaScola. Born in Providence, she was the daughter... more

Evelyn M. Tenczar

Evelyn M. (Bailey) Tenczar, 94, passed away in Overlook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on December 30, 2017. She was the wife of the late Edward Tenczar, whom she married in June of 1946. Born in... more

Anthony "Tony" Lena – Scituate

Anthony "Tony" Lena, a beloved family man and member of the community, died peacefully on May 13, 2018, at Kent County Hospital in Warwick, R.I. He was a devoted husband to his wonderful wife, Val... more

Charles Raymond Leclerc

Charles Raymond Leclerc, 52, of Mount Pleasant View Ave., Cumberland, died May 13, 2018, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Claire (D'Anjou) Leclerc of... more

Evelyn M. Campbell – North Providence

Evelyn M. Campbell, 98, passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on May 11, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. Campbell. Evelyn, born on Sept. 8, 1919, in Manhattan, N.Y., to... more

Lucille C. Paquin – North Smithfield

Lucille C. Paquin 90, formerly of Iron Mine Hill Road, died Friday, May 11, 2018, at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Normand Paquin. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the... more

Doris H. Nightingale – Lincoln

Doris H. (Corry) Nightingale, 89, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 17, 2017, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late David Nightingale. A lifelong... more

Yvette Palin – Cumberland

Yvette (Boucher) Palin, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Raymond J. Palin. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter... more

Florence A. Franklin – Cumberland

Florence A. (Hogan) Franklin, 86, of Cumberland passed away Monday, May 7, 2018, at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Arnold T. Franklin. Born in Hope Valley, she... more

Raymond A. Dumas – Woonsocket

Raymond A. Dumas, 97, of Woonsocket, died Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Woonsocket Health Center. He was the husband of the late Gladys M. (O’Rourke) Dumas. They were married for over 40 years at the... more

Anthony F. George – Cumberland

Anthony F. George, 78, of Cumberland passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Deborah (Salvas) George. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of... more

Robert W. Moreau Sr. – Lincoln

Robert W. Moreau Sr., 84, of Lincoln, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Aline S. (Alain) Moreau. They had been married 62 years. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the... more

Joao "John" Fernandes – Cumberland

Joao "John" Fernandes, 98, of Cumberland passed away Monday, May 7, 2018, at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the husband of Maria (Garcia) Fernandes, and they had been married for 73... more

Robert Bourgery – Lincoln

Robert Bourgery, 79, of Lincoln, and Longboat Key, Fla., died May 1, 2018, in Bradenton, Fla. He was the husband of Phyllis E. (Dion) Bourgery whom he married September 28, 1965. Born in Woonsocket... more

Laura C. Brown – Lincoln

Laura C. (St.Cyr) Brown, 84, of Lincoln, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family and caregivers. She was the wife of the late Robert F. Brown Sr. Born in Providence... more

Joan F. Taylor – Smithfield

Joan F. Taylor, 79, of Higgins Street, Smithfield, died Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care in Providence. She was the widow of Robert B. Taylor, who died in 1994. Born in... more

Brandon Ernest Coutu – Smithfield

Brandon Ernest Coutu, 25, of Balsam Lane in Smithfield, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Born in Providence, he was a son of Denis Norman and Kathy Ann (Tessier)... more

Roger Beausoleil – Naples, Fla.

Roger Beausoleil, 81, of Dennis Circle, Naples, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at Physicians Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Lucille (... more

Christine M. Croto – Hampton, N.H.

Christine M. Croto, 55, of Hampton, N.H., died May 2, 2018, at her home after a sudden illness. She was born May 24, 1962, in Woonsocket, R.I., a daughter of M. Pauline (Bourre) Levesque of North... more

Omer R. Galarneau – Attleboro, Mass.

Omer R. Galarneau, 83, of South Attleboro, Mass., passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Elza (Fonseca) Galarneau and the late Constance (Varieur)... more

Ronald F. Elias – North Smithfield

Ronald F. Elias, 82, of North Smithfield, passed away unexpectedly on May 3, 2018. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late George and Louise (Joseph) Elias, and a North Smithfield resident for... more

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