Obituaries

Frances Nardi - Smithfield

Frances (Lotito) Nardi, 85, of Smithfield, formerly of North Providence, passed away on Dec. 19, 2013. She was the wife of Lawrence Nardi, and mother of the late Zachary Nardi Sr. Born in Providence... more

Lisa E. Forestal - Mapleville

Lisa E. (Boucher) Forestal, 52, of Cooper Hill Road died Jan. 1, 2014, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of T.R. Forestal whom she... more

Larry R. Mills - Cumberland

Larry R. Mills, 57, a long-time resident of Cumberland, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. He was the husband of Susan L. (Claar) Mills, to whom he was married on Oct. 15, 1983... more

Ida Laplume - Woonsocket

Ida (Suffoletto) Laplume, 90, of Laflamme Avenue died peacefully Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in the Phillip Hulitar Inpatient Center with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Paul E.... more

Gertrude W. Godfrey - Smithfield

Gertrude W. “Trudy” Godfrey, 92, of MacArthur Drive in Smithfield died peacefully at home on Dec. 18. She was the wife of the late John R. “Bob” Godfrey. Trudy was born in New York City and was the... more

Dorothy M. Bascombe - Cumberland

Dorothy M. (Vose) Bascombe, 92, of Old West Wrentham Road died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Willard E. Bascombe. A lifelong resident... more

Natalie Loureiro - Cumberland

Natalie (Andrade) Loureiro, 79, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at the Rhode Island Hospital, Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Manuel Loureiro, and they had been... more

Donald Large - Cumberland

Donald Large, 76, of Mayflower Drive died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Valerie W. (Luse) Large. A lifelong resident of Cumberland, he... more

Paulette L. Allen-Duarte - Woonsocket

Paulette L. “Bunny” (Benjamin) Allen-Duarte, 71, of Greene Street, died Dec. 24, 2013, at home. She was the wife of John F. Duarte. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and... more

Filomena Mansolillo - Johnston

Filomena (Razza) Mansolillo, 102, formerly of Johnston, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at Cortland Place. She was the wife of the late Salvatore Mansolillo. Born in Roccomonfina, Italy, she was a... more

W. Pieter Byhouwer - Woonsocket

W. Pieter Byhouwer, 82, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Pascoag. He was the husband of Glenda E. (Metcalf) Byhouwer, whom he married May... more

Lorraine E. Houle - Millville, Mass.

Lorraine E. (Charon) Houle, 85, of Millville passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, with her family by her side, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, R.I. She was the wife of the late... more

Robert W. Sumner-Mack - Hilo, Hawaii

Robert Whitcomb Sumner-Mack, 78, of Hilo, Hawaii, a former Cumberland resident, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Richmond, Va., Sumner-Mack studied pediatrics at the University of... more

Hermance Jacob - Chepachet

Hermance (Audet) Jacob, 98, died Dec. 19, 2013, in Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Oscar A. Jacob whom she married Oct. 25, 1947. Born in... more

James Babiana - Bellingham, Mass.

James Babiana, 77, of Bellingham, Mass., died peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. James was diagnosed only eight weeks ago with pancreatic cancer. He leaves his beloved wife, Irene (Purich) of 50... more

Virginia L. Perry - Lincoln

Virginia L. (Poyas) Perry, 90, of Lincoln passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Oliver H. J. Perry II. They were married for 66 years. Born in... more

Sister Trinidad Lesaca Castrillo - North Providence

Sister Trinidad Lesaca Castrillo, 86, Franciscan Missionary of Mary of Ein Karim Community, died Dec. 18 , 2013, at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. She was born in Baguad, Abra,... more

James L. Marsland - Cumberland

James L. Marsland, 81, of Ann Street, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of Marjorie (Morris) Marsland and they had been married for 60... more

Stephen P. Morelle - Woonsocket

Stephen P. Morelle, 56, of Cote Avenue, died Dec. 13, 2013 at home. He was the husband of Sally E. (Esten) Morelle whom he married Sept. 2, 2000. Born in Providence, he was the son of Andree (Fugere... more

Cecile E. Boucher - Burrillville

Cecile E. (Comtois) Boucher, 89, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, in Pine Grove Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was the wife of the late George E. Boucher Sr. Born in Harrisville, she was the daughter of... more

Rita B. Gilleran - Lincoln

Rita B. (Cyr) Gilleran,, 90, formerly of Lincoln, died Dec. 10, 2013, in Pensacola, Fla. She was the wife of the late Eugene F. Gilleran Jr. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late... more

Mary Ellen Goosmann - Cumberland

Mary Ellen Goosmann, 81, of Cumberland, R.I., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at home. She was the wife of Joseph G. Goosmann Sr. for more than 59 years. She has been a resident of Cumberland for... more

Louis J. Caron - Woonsocket

Louis J. Caron 85, of Poplar Street, formerly of Bernon Street, died peacefully with his daughters by his side on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Muriel P. (... more

Irene Lafrenais - North Smithfield

Irene Lafrenais, 92, of Rhodes Avenue passed peacefully Dec. 5, 2013, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, R.I., surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Albert E. Lafrenais.... more

Paul W. Shakan - Burrillville

Paul W. Shakan, 57, of Harrisville, passed away Monday, Dec. 9 at home. He was the husband of Debra S. (Namaka) Shakan. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late William Shakan and Pauline (... more

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