Obituaries

Madeline Lariviere – North Smithfield

Madeline (Morin) Lariviere, 91, wife of the late Ted Lariviere and the late Walter Bossen, died peacefully Monday, October 21, 2019, at a Dover, Maine nursing home after a brief illness. Born... more

Rose Gonsalves – North Smithfield

Rose (Kasparian) Gonsalves, 82, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Gonsalves for 14 years before his passing in 2016. Born in Providence, she was a... more

Ronald “Ronnie Dee” E. Deighan – Pawtucket

Ronald “Ronnie Dee” E. Deighan, 77, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the beloved husband of... more

George J. Lough Jr. – Cumberland

George J. Lough, Jr., PhD, 80, of Cumberland, R.I., entered eternal life on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, surrounded by his loving family in his home. Born October 28, 1938 in Providence, R.I., he was... more

Joseph A. Daly – Woonsocket

Joseph A. Daly, 95, of Woonsocket, formerly of Cranston, passed away October 25, 2019, at Landmark Medical Center. Beloved husband of Dolores (Lavallee) Daly for 39 years and widower of Alice (Dihep... more

Grace M. Richardson – Cumberland

Grace M. Richardson, 78, of Cumberland, passed away surrounded by her loving family Tuesday, October 29, 2019. She was the wife of the late David C. Richardson. Born in Fall River, MA, she was the... more

Robert R. Demers – Cranbury, N.J.

Robert R. Demers, 82, of Cranbury, N.J., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Woonsocket, R.I., Bob... more

George Benoit – Woonsocket

George Benoit, 100, of Woonsocket, RI, passed away on October 26, 2019, at the Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Juliette (Belleville) Benoit and the late Katherine (Brown)... more

Leo Bruno Héroux – Bristol

Leo Bruno Héroux, age 96, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol, R.I. He was the husband of the late Anne-Marie (Broeckx) Héroux of Normandy, France. Leo was... more

Melvin H. Rennick – Cumberland

Melvin H. Rennick, 80, passed away on Monday in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Arleen (Holcomb) Rennick. Born in Connecticut, he was the son of the late James and... more

Claire M. LaBarre – North Smithfield

Claire M. (Chevrette) LaBarre, 74, of Willerval Ave., North Smithfield, died October 24, 2019. She was the wife of Donald LaBarre whom she married April 24, 1970. Born in Central Falls, she was the... more

Rene J. Samson – Lincoln

Rene J. Samson, 83, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 25. He was the significant other to Vivian J. Rondeau for 32 years. Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Jules and Loretta (Senecal)... more

Phyllis H. McDevitt – Cranston

Phyllis H. (Gutmueller) McDevitt, age 92, formerly of Oaklawn Avenue, Cranston, passed away peacefully at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, Oct.... more

Thaddeus Sztabor – Woonsocket

Thaddeus S. Sztabor, 93, of Providence St., died, Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Viola (Perrico) Sztabor. Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Stefan and Zuzanna... more

Eileen M. Greene – Blackstone

Eileen M. (Maloney) Greene, 94, of Blackstone, died Oct. 22, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late John F. Greene, Sr. Born in Blackstone, she was the daughter of... more

Joanne DeCristofaro – North Providence

DeCristofaro, Joanne (Cianci), 77, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Lawrence E. DeCristofaro, Sr. Born in Providence, the daughter of the... more

Laraine E. Chan – Woonsocket

R.I.P. our beautiful sweet Laraine E. (Peck) Chan, 68, of Woonsocket, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 19, in Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was the loving wife of John Chan. Born... more

Chief Robert A. Joly, Ret. BFD – Cumberland

Robert A. Joly, 83, passed away Oct. 18. He was the beloved husband of Catherine (Coleman) Joly for 60 years. A lifelong resident of Cumberland, he was the son of the late Maurice and Ida (Boyer)... more

Celine T. Ayotte – Woonsocket

Celine T. (Gagne) Ayotte, born March 29, 1941, passed away in the presence of her loving family Oct. 15, 2019. Unable to live the life she loved for many years due to dementia, her family is grateful... more

Louis J. Berthelette – Warwick

Louis J. Berthelette, 57, of Warwick and formerly of Pawtucket, passed away suddenly Saturday, Oct. 19. He was the beloved husband of Cynthia (Vincent) Berthelette. Born in Central Falls, he was the... more

Ann E. Paolino – Scituate

Ann E. (Moretti) Paolino, 93, of North Scituate, passed away at home on Wednesday, Oct. 2, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Christie C. Paolino. She was born in... more

Normand Carriere – North Smithfield

Normand Carriere, 79, of North Smithfield, passed away Oct. 17, in his home. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Aldor and Alice (Turgeon) Carriere. He was the owner of Carriere... more

Martha E. Gaynor – Smithfield

Martha E. Gaynor, 59, of Pleasant View Avenue, Greenville, died peacefully on October 16, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Glenn M. Silvia. Born in Providence, a... more

Alvah W. Vernava – Scituate

Alvah W. Vernava passed away Oct. 13, 2019. He was the son of the late Arthur and Livia (DiValerio) Vernava and brother to the late Arthur Vernava Jr. Besides his wife of 56 years, Barbara Vernava... more

Ida J. Sisco – Smithfield

Ida J. Sisco, 93, of Smithfield, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019. She was the beloved wife of James C. Sisco for 71 years. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Gerardo and... more

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