Obituaries

Joan P. Chase – Franklin, Mass.

Joan P. Chase, 87, passed away Friday in Countryside Health Care of Milford. She was the beloved wife of the late Howard J. Chase. Born in Bell Island, Newfoundland, Canada, she was the daughter of... more

Raymond M. Santos – Pawtucket

Raymond M. Santos, 58, of Pawtucket, R.I., passed into eternal life on December 28, 2018. He was born September 25, 1960, in Providence, R.I., the son of the late Charles R. Santos and Dorothy (Enos... more

Mildred B. Dean – Narragansett

Mildred B. (Holden) Dean, 92, of Narragansett, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Scalabrini Villa, North Kingstown. She was the beloved wife of the late John C. Dean. Born in... more

Oscar W. "Jim" Menard – Blackstone

Oscar W. "Jim" Menard, 94, of Blackstone, Mass., passed away on December 27, 2018, at the Landmark Medical Center. He was born in Woonsocket, R.I., son of the late Joseph & Aurore (Giguere)... more

Bishop Robert E. Mulvee

The Most Reverend Robert E. Mulvee, D.D., J.C.D., Bishop Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence passed away on Dec. 28, 2018, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, after a brief... more

John R. Lavimodiere – Woonsocket

John R. Lavimodiere, 60, a lifelong Woonsocket resident, passed away peacefully on December 24, 2018, surrounded by his loved ones. John was the son of the late Rene and Beatrice (Charrette)... more

Paul J. "Duke" Connor – Cumberland

The man, the myth, the legend.... Paul J. "Duke" Connor passed away peacefully on December 27, 2018, in the Jane Brown Building at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the... more

Jean (Rossi) LeBlanc – Blackstone

Jean LeBlanc passed away peacefully at her home Monday, December 11, 2018, at the age of 79, with her loving husband, Bob, and daughter, Deena, by her side as well as longtime family friend, Cheryl... more

Laura L. Malboeuf – North Smithfield

Laura L. (Bourque) Malboeuf, 83, of School St., Forestdale, died Friday, December 28, 2018, in the Friendly Nursing Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of Normand A. Malboeuf Sr. Born... more

Gabriel J. Contillo – Smithfield

Gabriel J. Contillo, 88, of Whipple Road, Smithfield, died Friday, Dec. 21, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Elgar) Contillo. They had been married for 63 years. Born in... more

Denis M. Crepeau – Burrillville

Denis M. Crepeau, 70, of Harrisville, died peacefully in his home on Monday, December 24, 2018. He was the husband of Jeanne C. (Deguire) Crepeau. Denis was born on June 1, 1948, in Woonsocket, the... more

Laura I. Lemek-Strojny – Glocester

Laura I. (Woodman) Lemek-Strojny, 91, of Chepachet, died Saturday, December 22, 2018, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Matthew F. Lemek. Born in... more

Edward R. Wright – North Smithfield

Edward R. Wright, 78, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully at his beloved home on Woonsocket Hill Road Friday, December 21, 2018. Born in Fall River, Mass., a son of the late Ernest and... more

Robert D. Hebert – Woonsocket

Robert D. Hebert, 82, of Woonsocket, died Saturday, December 22, 2018, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Vivian (Cabana) Hebert. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the... more

Josephine T. Paquette – Woonsocket

Josephine T. Paquette, known to all as “Babcie,” 94, of Woonsocket, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Landmark Medical Center. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph O. Paquette. She... more

Albert J. Storti – Cumberland

Albert J. Storti, 79, passed away on Saturday surrounded by his loving family in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the loving husband of Nancy R. (Hyland) Storti, they have been... more

Frances A. Cardin

Frances A. Cardin, 80, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on December 20, 2018. Born in East Providence, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Antonetta (Piaciteli)... more

Dorothy Elizabeth Davis – Scituate

Dorothy Elizabeth Davis, 95, of Scituate, passed away on Dec. 19, at home after a brief hospital stay as was her final wish. She was the widow of Earl Wheaton Davis. She was born in Providence on... more

Raymond C. Malouin – Cumberland

Raymond C. Malouin, 59, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Christine (... more

Susan H. Nigohosian – Cranston

Susan H. Nigohosian, 65, of Cranston, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 10, 2018, at the Cedar Crest Nursing Home in Cranston, R.I. She was born in Providence, R.I., and the daughter of... more

Muriel Lindley – Lincoln

Muriel Lindley, 87, passed away on December 18, at the Holiday Retirement Home in Lincoln. She was born in England, daughter of Celestine and Fannie (Arundel) Neveu. She was the wife of the late... more

Jennifer A. Mineau – Lincoln

Jennifer A. Mineau, 44, formerly of Manville died Saturday, December 1, 2018, in New Jersey. She was the wife of the late Kevin Mineau. Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of Robert J. and Ruth R... more

Robert D. Brelsford – North Providence

Robert D. Brelsford, 60, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 22, 2018, at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. He was the companion of Rebecca Pouliot. Born in Pawtucket, a son of... more

Stephanie (Hull) Podgurski – Cumberland

Stephanie (Hull) Podgurski, of Cumberland, died Thursday, December 13, 2018 at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Podgurski.She recently celebrated... more

Natalie C. Lawton – Pawtucket

Natalie C. (Seaver) Lawton, 92, passed away on December 5, 2018, after a brief stay at Hallworth House Rehab and Nursing Center. She was predeceased by her husband, George C. Lawton Jr., to whom she... more

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