Obituaries

Eileen C. Parmelee - Smithfield

Eileen C. Parmelee, of Smithfield, R.I., and formerly of Connecticut, passed away in Smithfield on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at the age of 98. Born in Orange, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Ernest... more

Joseph Mercier - Ocala, Fla.

Joseph Mercier, age 87, of Ocala, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. He was born in Central Falls, Rhode Island on Feb. 6, 1926. He was the son of the late Narcisse and Florina Mercier... more

Dorothy P. Gauthier - Cumberland

Dorothy P. Gauthier, 90, formerly of Cumberland and Pawtucket passed away peacefully, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at the Pawtucket Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For 64 years, she was the... more

Alan Lincoln Hurd - North Smithfield

Alan Lincoln Hurd, 75, of North Smithfield, died Oct. 23, 2013, at home with his loving family by his side after a long courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the beloved husband of... more

Albert S. Jackson Jr. - Dudley, Mass.

Albert S. “Big Al” Jackson Jr., 83, of Dudley, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in Harrington Memorial Hospital, Southbridge, with his family at his side. He leaves his wife of 56 years, Dorothy B. “Dot... more

Laura L. Breault - North Providence

Laura L. (Desmarais) Breault, 83, of Waterman Avenue died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at the Elmhurst Extended Care. She was the wife of Edward Breault. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the... more

Cathy Rossi Kennedy - Smithfield

Cathy Rossi Kennedy, 55, of Smithfield, passed peacefully on Friday Oct. 18 at home. Cathy was the beloved wife of Paul E. Kennedy. Raised in Smithfield, Cathy was the daughter of the late James P... more

Olympia M. Teixeira - Cumberland

Olympia M. Teixeira, 85, of Mill Street passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket. Olympia Teixeira grew up in the Valley Falls section of Cumberland and lived with her mother,... more

Georgette Muriel Fagnant - Lewisville, N.C.

Georgette Muriel (Beaudoin) Fagnant, 93, of Lewisville, N.C., formerly of Woonsocket, R.I., died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem, N.C. She was the wife... more

Rita M. Plante - Woonsocket

Rita M. Plante, 89, formerly of 547 Clinton Street, died Saturday at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Armand L. “Pete” Plante. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of... more

William C. McHugh Jr. - Smithfield

William C. McHugh Jr., 61, of Gladstone Street, a tool maker for Pruffer Metals before retiring, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Deborah (Allen) McHugh. Born... more

Peter J. Carrara - Glocester

Peter J. Carrara, 79, of Glocester, R.I. died peacefully at Rhode Island Hospital Oct. 7, 2013, with his son and daughter-in-law by his side. Peter was the loving husband of the late Dianne R. (Rania... more

Olive C. Wojcik - North Smithfield

Olive C. (Winsor) Wojcik, 89, of West Harkness Road, died Oct. 5, 2013, at home. Born in Harrisville, she was the daughter of the late Earle and Lillian (Recore) Winsor and the wife of the late... more

Robert D. Caron - Woonsocket

Robert D. Caron, 93, of Lambert Avenue died Saturday, Oct. 5 at home. He was the husband of Estelle (Gauvin) Caron. Mr. and Mrs. Caron would have celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on Oct. 12... more

Carl R. Adler - Smithfield

Carl R. Adler, a resident of Greenville since 1954, passed away suddenly on the family farm on Oct. 2, 2013. He was 82. Born in Pawtucket R.I., in 1931, a son of the late Walter and Edna (Hammer)... more

Allison Remarski - Cumberland

Allison “Allie” Remarski, 24, of Cumberland, passed away after a courageous battle with Mitochondrial Disease on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence.... more

Dr. Clarissa M. Patterson - Smithfield

Dr. Clarissa M. Patterson, 81, of Hattie Avenue, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Greenville Health Center. She was the wife of the late Merrill B. Patterson. Born in Killingly, Conn., she was a... more

Jennie M. Barry - Cumberland

Jennie M. Barry, 93, formerly of Abbott Run Valley Road, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29 in Cape Cod at home, where she resided with her daughter, Cynthia. She was the wife of the late Anthony D. Barry... more

Louise Godin - Lincoln

Louise Godin, 77, of Garden Drive, returned to the arms of her heavenly Father surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of her devoted husband, Adrien (Andy) Godin for 58 years. She... more

Lucien R. Chartier Sr. - Cumberland

Lucien R. Chartier Sr., 74, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at home while surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his adoring wife of 54 years, Helene (Goethals)... more

Dallas R. Edmondson - Woonsocket

Dallas R. Edmondson, 82, of 300 Privilege St., Woonsocket, died Sept. 27, 2013. He was the husband of Helene C. (Beauregard) Stevens-Edmondson. He leaves behind a loving extended family. A... more

Stephen J. Vallee - Smithfield

Stephen J. Vallee, 56, of Orchard Street died Sept. 13, 2013 at his home. Mr. Vallee worked for Gorham Manufacturing in the Quality Control department. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late... more

Robert E. Straight - Smithfield

Robert E. Straight, 84, of Greenville, a former vice president of Rhode Island Hospital Trust Bank, died on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of... more

Joan Marois - Woonsocket

Joan (Liard) Marois - 1/30/1948 - 9/30/2013 Daughter of James and Gloria Liard, one of 15 siblings, mother to Rich and Steve, grandmother to Ally. “Joan of Arc,” minister to Love and a student of... more

Maria J. Oliveira - Pawtucket

Maria J. Oliveira, 47, of Pawtucket died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at the Miriam Hospital in Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Elvino Almeida. Born in the Azores, she is... more

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