Obituaries

Richard K. Petsching – Scituate

Richard K. Petsching,86, of Scituate, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, April 6, 2017. He was the husband of 60 years to Carol (Wright) Petsching. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons,... more

Pauline A. Williams – Woonsocket

Pauline A. (Thibault) Williams, 84, passed away on April 7, 2017, at Landmark Medical Center following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Thomas P. Williams, whom she married July 28, 1956... more

Robert “Bob” E. Ethier – Florida

Robert “Bob” E. Ethier, age 76, died in his home on Tuesday, March 28 in Nalcrest, Fla., where he had lived since 2013. He was the loving father of Karen Bodamer, husband, Scott, and two... more

Joseph P. Amaral – Cumberland

Mr. Joseph P. Amaral, 90, of Cumberland, R.I., passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dolores L. (Fachada)... more

Constance R. Magaw – Lincoln

Constance R. (Cavallaro) Magaw, 51, of Lincoln, formerly of Cumberland and Middletown, R.I, and Mechanicville and Gouverneur, N.Y., a former employee of Comcast, and up-and-coming voice-over artist,... more

Anne H. Maguire – Greenville

Anne H. Maguire, 73, a lifelong Greenville resident, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017. She was born in Providence, the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Harriet M. (Peckham) Maguire. Miss Maguire... more

Kathleen E. Norton – Pawtucket

Kathleen E. (Holden) Norton, 54, Pawtucket, died peacefully in the presence of her family on March 31, 2017. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late James H. and Lucille E. (Whiteside)... more

Paul M. Baro – North Smithfield

Paul M. Baro, 63, of North Smithfield, passed away March 31, 2017, in Rhode Island Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Lucille M. (Duquette) Baro, whom he married June 7... more

Catherine L. Egan – Woonsocket

Catherine L. Egan of Woonsocket, R.I., passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the age of 88. For over 63 years she was the loving wife of Robert J. Egan, and together they had four children and 10... more

Doris J. Tarble – Lincoln

Doris J. Tarble, 88, of Manville, formerly of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at The Holiday. Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of the late Herni and Louise (... more

Grace L. Taylor – Cumberland

Grace L. Taylor (Swanson), 92, of High St., Cumberland, passed away Friday, March 31, in the Golden Crest Nursing Center, North Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond Taylor. Born... more

Audreanna Torres – North Fort Myers, Fla.

Audreanna (Garrepy) Torres, 27, of North Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Blackstone, died February 28, 2017. She was born April 19, 1989 in Milford, Mass., a daughter of Richard Garrepy of Woonsocket,... more

Charles E. Poxon, Sr. – North Smithfield

Charles E. Poxon, Sr., 79, of Slatersville died March 27, 2017, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the son of the late Ernest and Rose (Reynolds) Poxon. He was the husband of Beverly (Quinley) Poxon... more

Louis Albert Auclair – Randolph, N.H.

Louis Albert Auclair, 88, died March 18, 2017, in Harrisburg, N.C., surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Woonsocket, R.I., the son of Lionel and Henrietta (Charpentier), Auclair, he... more

Patricia Doherty – Cumberland

Patricia (Heaney) Doherty, age 81, a resident of Avita in Needham, Mass., died on March 27, 2017, following a period of declining health. She was born February 27, 1936, in Pawtucket, R.I., and... more

Robert R. Lange – Cumberland

Robert R. Lange, 92, died suddenly on March 12, 2017, in the country of Dominica while on a cruise of the Caribbean. Originally from North Providence, R.I., Bob lived since 1977 in Atlanta, Ga. He... more

Raymond J. Deschenes – Cumberland

Raymond J. Deschenes, 83, passed away peacefully on March 24, 2017. He was the former husband of Ruth (Dube) Deschenes. Born in Central Falls, R.I., and raised in South Attleboro, Mass., a son of the... more

Claire M. Laprade – Lincoln

Claire M. (Laferriere) Laprade, 87, of Old River Road, died Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Oakland Grove Health Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of the late Constant “Cy” Laprade. Born in... more

Marguerite M. Alix – Lincoln

Marguerite M. (Brunelle) Alix, 77, of Lincoln, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 26, 2017, at home. She was the wife of the late Rene J. Alix. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the... more

Mary G. Plante – Woonsocket

Mary G. Plante, 90, a lifelong Woonsocket resident, died peacefully at home with her family in Westerly, R.I. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, where she resided for the past 7 years. Born in Woonsocket... more

Robert L. Blanchette – Cumberland

Robert L. Blanchette, 83, of Woonsocket, formerly of Cumberland, went to his eternal rest surrounded by his loving family on March 23, 2017. He was the husband of the late Marjorie (Almeida)... more

Donald "Skip" W. Emerson – Cumberland

Donald "Skip" W. Emerson, 82, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at the Mt. St. Rita Health Centre, Cumberland. He was the beloved husband of Claire (Boutiette) Emerson and they had... more

Iris Landfield – Cumberland

Iris (Brancolini) Landfield, 91, formerly of Narragansett, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, March 23, at Grandview Center in Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Harold Landfield. Born... more

Marlene L. Gould – Woonsocket

Marlene L. (Ventre) Gould, 78, of Woonsocket, passed peacefully on March 21, 2017, in the Hope Hospice-Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late George W. Gould... more

Mark A. Perry – Cumberland

Mark A. Perry, 58, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Memorial Hospital of R.I., Pawtucket. He was the husband of Mary (McVey) Perry. Born in Providence, he was the son of... more

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