Obituaries

Maria L. Oliveira - Pawtucket

Maria L. Oliveira, 71, of Pawtucket died on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Augusto Oliveira.... more

Gerard J. Bell - Woonsocket

Gerard J. Bell, 66, of Woonsocket, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Suzanne L. (Bouley) Bell, whom he married Nov. 23, 1968. Born in Woonsocket, he was... more

Roger J. Fournier - Burrillville

Roger J. Fournier, 75, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. He was the husband of Patricia (Bliss) Fournier of Pascoag, whom he married June 26, 1959. Born in Central... more

Beatrice Garriepy - Smithfield

Beatrice (LaCroix) Garriepy, 91, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Hebert Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late William T. Garriepy. Born in Smithfield, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and... more

Sister Mary Ward - North Providence

Sister Mary Ward (Mary of St. Edmund Canterbury) FMM, of Ein Karim Community, died on Jan. 13, 2014, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. Born in Fall River and growing up in Newport, R.I.,... more

Rita B. Laboissonniere - Cumberland

Rita B. (Baril) Laboissonniere, 75, previously of Tower Hill Road, Cumberland, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Oakland Grove Heath Care Center, Woonsocket after a long illness. She was the... more

Beatrice E. Picard - North Smithfield

Beatrice E. (Trudeau) Picard, 94, of North Smithfield, formerly of Woonsocket, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in St. Antoine Residence. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and... more

Walter J. Matisewski Sr. - Cumberland

Walter J. Matisewski Sr., 94, formerly of Garvin Street, passed away Monday, Jan. 13 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Natalie (Szeliga) Matisewski.... more

Stergios P. Floru - North Smithfield

Stergios P. “Steve” Floru, 84, of North Smithfield, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in his home. He was the husband of Viola R. (Tanko) Floru, whom he married Oct. 7, 1956. Born in Veria, Greece, he was... more

Anna A. Sherry - Cumberland

Anna A. Sherry, 86, of Cumberland, died unexpectedly on Jan. 5, 2014, at Memorial Hospital with her daughter by her side. She was the wife of the late Vincent J. Sherry. Born in Lincoln, she was the... more

Eva O’Connor - Smithfield

Eva (Bellemore) O’Connor, born Oct. 23, 1919, passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2014, at age 94. Eva was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Stanley O’Connor; her parents, Remi “Pete” and... more

Robert H. Marceau - North Smithfield

Robert H. Marceau, 73, of Mendon Road, formerly of Woonsocket, died Jan. 9, 2014, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. He was the husband of Sandra A. (Greenlund) Marceau whom he married Sept... more

Constance T. Rivard - Blackstone

Constance T. “Connie” (Recore) Rivard, 80, of Blackstone, formerly of Woonsocket and Bellingham, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 21 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved... more

Kenneth Douglass and Glenda Douglass - Beaver Falls, Pa.

Kenneth Douglass, age 89, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, followed in death 12 days later by the love of his life and his wife of 65 years, Glenda “Genie” Douglass, age 85, who died Tuesday Jan. 7,... more

Stephany C. Rousseau - Woonsocket

Stephany C. Rousseau, 99, formerly of Chateau Clare and Carrington Avenue, Woonsocket, died Saturday morning, Jan. 11 at The Ballou Home. She was the wife of the late Eugene C. Rousseau who passed... more

Romeo J. Gagne - Cumberland

Romeo J. Gagne, 76, of Quail Street, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Landmark Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Muriel A. (Blanchard) Gagne. Born in... more

William J.J. Cambio - Smithfield

William J.J. Cambio, 74, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of Marie A. (Pistacchio) Cambio and they had been married for 50 years. Born in North... more

Antoinette Y. Bacon - Woonsocket

Antoinette Y. (Lawrence) Bacon, 96, of Mendon Road died Jan. 6, 2014, in the Ballou Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late former Woonsocket City Councilor Wilfred E. Bacon. Born in... more

Mark S. Woisard - Smithfield

Mark S. Woisard, 32, of Fenwood Avenue, Smithfield, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Born in Providence, he was a son of Joyce Woisard of Boca Raton, Fla., and Anthony Gallagher of Scituate. He had lived... more

Mona L. Frappier - Cumberland

Mona L. Frappier, 52, of 2nd Avenue, Cumberland, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at Miriam Hospital in Providence. She was the wife of Donald P. Frappier for 29 years and mother of Tricia L. Forte and her... more

Elizabeth M. Pearson - Woonsocket

Elizabeth M. (Rossini) Pearson, 88, formerly of Pinecrest Drive, Woonsocket, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in the Holiday Retirement Home in Lincoln with her family by her side. She was the wife of... more

Leafy D. Lavendier - Glocester

Leafy D. (Costa) Lavendier, 62, passed away at home Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Brian P. Lavendier. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late William and Leafy M. (... more

Charles W. Brod Jr. - Cumberland

Charles W. Brod Jr., 95, of Cumberland passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 30th. He was the beloved husband of Florence M. (Stanton) Brod, whom he married April 18, 1948. Born in Boston, Mass., he... more

N. Lorraine Moody - Cumberland

N. Lorraine Moody, age 90, formerly of Reservoir Road, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2 at Southwood at Norwell Nursing Center in Norwell, Mass. She was the wife of Arthur F. Moody, who passed away in... more

Daniel J. Andrews Jr. - North Smithfield

Daniel J. Andrews Jr., 50, of Forestdale, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, after a brief illness. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on Dec. 18, 2013. Born in Woonsocket, Dan was the son of... more

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