Obituaries

Norman J. Derosier - Smithfield

Norman J. Derosier, 83, a lifelong Smithfield resident, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Theresa H. (Lagasse) Derosier for nearly 62 years. Born in North Providence,... more

Jean L. Morton - Cumberland

Jean L. Morton, 90, of Cumberland passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. She was the wife of the late Charles Morton and the late John Almeida. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Simon... more

Genevieve B. Wheeler - Blackstone

Genevieve B. (Wolski) Wheeler, 96, died Dec. 3, 2013, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Arthur F. Wheeler. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late... more

Irene N. Soar - Pawtucket

Irene N. Soar, born on Sept. 13, 1918, in Cumberland, died peacefully on Nov. 29, 2013, surrounded by the love of her family. She was predeceased by her parents, John W. and Mary A. Nolan; her... more

Theresa M. Marcil - Manville

Theresa M. Marcil, 89, formerly of Old River Road, Manville, died Wednesday Nov. 27, 2013, at Oakland Grove Health Care Center in Woonsocket. Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred... more

Charles H. Greenlee - Lincoln

Charles H. Greenlee, 75, formerly of Cumberland, passed away Dec. 1, 2013. He was the husband of Toni Greenlee. He was a member of the Carpenters Local 342 and a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force... more

Beatrice L. Chubka - Blackstone

Beatrice L. (Papineau) Chubka, 71, of Micco, Fla., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at the Sebastian River Medical Center with her loving family by her side. Born in Woonsocket, R.I., on Aug... more

Harold Darby Jr. - Smithfield

Harold Darby Jr., 87, of Smithfield, a former supervisor of Alumiline/Vistiwall Corp. from 1952 until his retirement in 1990, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. He was the husband of the late Rosalie (... more

Jean-Louis A. Cote’ Sr. - Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Jean-Louis A. “John” Cote’ Sr. passed away Nov. 25, 2013, at home in Myrtle Beach, S.C., after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family. John was a devoted and loving husband, father, son,... more

Tania R. Tierney - Cumberland

Tania (Raybert) Tierney, 92, of Old Diamond Hill Road, died Friday, Nov. 22 at Emerald Bay Manor, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late William J. F. Tierney. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, a... more

Linda J. Howard - Cranston

Linda J. Howard, 47, formerly of Glocester, R.I., passed away at her home unexpectedly Nov. 11, 2013. She was the beloved daughter to Jason W. Howard and the late Doris E. (Monroe) Howard. Besides... more

Therese A. Auger - North Smithfield

Therese A. (Lague) Auger, 78, died Nov. 19, 2013, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of Philias A. Auger Jr. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late George and... more

Bernard J. Catalano - Cumberland

Bernard J. “Bernie” Catalano, 62, of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 18, 2013. He was the loving husband and high school sweetheart of Diane R. (Blais) Catalano. The two were married for... more

Sister Emma Marie Balaguer - North Providence

Sister Emma Marie Balaguer (M. Philippine Duchesne), Franciscan Missionary of Mary of Ein Karim Community, died Nov. 16, 2013, at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. She was born in Queens, N.... more

Beatrice L. Weiss - Lincoln

Beatrice L. Weiss of Lincoln died Monday, Nov. 11 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Marcel J. Weiss. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Rene P. and Florence (... more

Juliette R. Girard - Woonsocket

Juliette R. Girard, 89, died Friday, Nov. 15 at the Ballou Home. She was the wife of the late Eugene P. Girard. Born in Sanford, Maine, she was a daughter of the late Donat and Louisiana (Dumas)... more

John R. McSweeney - Smithfield

John R. McSweeney, 79, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Joan F. (Coffey) McSweeney. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Charles and Esther (Flynn) McSweeney... more

Yvette Arnold - Cumberland

Yvette (Audette) Arnold, 84, of Cumberland passed away on Monday in Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles G. Arnold. Born in Central Falls, RI,... more

Michael S. McCusker - Cumberland

Michael S. McCusker, 71, of Waumsett Avenue passed away Saturday, Sept. 14 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of Karen (LaRose) Free. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son... more

Josephine A. Celeste - Smithfield

Josephine A. (Catalano) Celeste, 84, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. She was the wife of the late Philip Celeste. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Gennaro and Filomena (Tufano)... more

Jacqueline G. Beattie - Lincoln

Jacqueline G. (Gousy) Beattie, 88, of Old River Road died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at home. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Louis H. and Leonide (Labrecque) Gousy, she had lived in Manville... more

Antonio Pucciarelli - Woonsocket

Antonio Pucciarelli, 87, formerly of St. Leon Avenue, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in the Friendly Nursing Home, with his granddaughter Brenda by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late... more

Glenn Fearing - Cumberland

Glenn Clemons Fearing, 94, formerly of Mayflower Drive, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Mount St. Rita Health Care Center. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Morton) Fearing who died Dec. 11,... more

Marcia Kenyon Donelly - Cumberland

Marcia Kenyon (MacManus) Donelly, 78, passed away Friday, Nov. 8 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Robert L. Donelly. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late... more

Steven A. Ronci - Lincoln

Steven A. Ronci, 45, of Lincoln, passed away on Sunday Nov. 3, 2013. Born in Providence, he was the beloved son of Fernando and Corinne (Rossi) Ronci of Lincoln and Florida. Steven graduated from... more

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