Obituaries

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

Muriel T. Milette – Cumberland

Muriel T. (Lussier) Milette, 92, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Normand J. Milette. Born in Woonsocket, she... more

Gisele A. Richardson – Woonsocket

Gisele A. Richardson, of East School St., died peacefully on May 4, 2018, at the Philip Hulitar Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Walter F. Richardson. Born in... more

Norma D. Peloquin – Lincoln

Norma D. (Caouette) Peloquin, 87, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Norma was a widower, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother... more

Raymond Auclair – Hypoluxo, Fla.

Raymond Auclair, 70, of Hypoluxo, Fla., and formerly of Narragansett, R.I., passed away on May 3, 2018. Ray was a member of St. Vincent Ferrer Church in Delray Beach, Fla., and he volunteered at... more

Dianna Carol Meehan – Cumberland

Dianna Carol Meehan, age 74, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 1, 2018. Formerly of Cumberland, R.I., she resided in Sagamore Beach, Mass., and Lubec, Maine, where she... more

Frederick C. Martel – North Attleboro, Mass.

Frederick C. Martel, 79, of Peck Street, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Janice (Ladabauche) Martel. Born in Cumberland, R.I., on March 30, 1939, he was the... more

William H. Hanna Sr. – Lincoln

William H. Hanna Sr., 95, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of the late Dorothy L. (Marcroft) Hanna. Born in Providence... more

Retired Sgt. Robert F. Sullivan – Lincoln

Retired Sgt. Robert F. Sullivan, 86, of Lincoln, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018, at Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Jamieson) Sullivan... more

Rhea R. Butera – Woonsocket

Rhea R. (Vachon) Butera, 95, formerly of Rose Ave., died Monday, April 30, 2018 in the St. Antoine Residence with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Salvatore J. Butera. Born in... more

David L. Stockwell – Glocester

David L. Stockwell, 72, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Joan A. (Steere) Stockwell. Born in Glocester, he was a son of the late Charles and Marion (Sweet) Stockwell... more

Mary D. Bracken – Cumberland

Mary D. Bracken, 87, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Monday, April 30, 2018. She was the wife of the late William P. Bracken. Born in Providence, she was the... more

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