Obituaries

Susan Mae Bradbury – Tennessee

Susan Mae Bradbury, 70, of Johnson City, Tennessee, formerly of Wakefield, died Friday, January 19, 2018, at Dominion Senior Living, Johnson City. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Bradbury... more

Lt. Col. Paula Simonne Lacombe – Blythewood, S.C.

Lt. Col. Paula Simonne Lacombe, U.S. Army, age 52, of Blythewood, Calif., died Saturday, January 20, 2018. She was the the daughter of Ernest Albert and Simonne Lamontagne Lacombe of Lincoln, and the... more

Catherine B. Larence – Lincoln

Catherine B. “Cathy” Larence, 74, of Manville, died Thursday, January 25, 2018, at The Holiday in Manville. She was the loving wife of Maurice A. “Moe” Larence. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter... more

Normand J. Morrissette – Cumberland

Normand J. Morrissette, 79, of Fisher Road, died Saturday, January 27, 2018, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Muriel (Delisle) Morrissette. Mr. & Mrs.... more

Richard William Bruno – Lincoln

Richard William Bruno, born November 2, 1937, of Lincoln, R.I., passed peacefully on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the age of 80, surrounded by his entire loving family. Devoted husband for 57... more

Edward R. Cummings – North Smithfield

Edward R. Cummings, 91, a resident of St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 29 with his brother by his side. He was the loving husband of the late... more

Neal E. Beltram – Chepachet

Neal E. Beltram, 57, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth A. (Fry) Beltram. Born in Providence, he was a son of Glennis E. (Hopkins) Beltram and the late... more

Arietta Mae Tapner – Scituate

Arietta Mae (Salisbury) Tapner ,94, a lifelong resident of Scituate, passed away on January 21, 2018. She was the wife of 64 years to the late Burton M. Tapner, Jr. Born in Scituate, she was the... more

Vivian E. Godin – Woonsocket

Vivian E. (Bergeron) Godin, 74, of Woonsocket, died after a courageous battle with ALS on January 26, 2018, in Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, Providence. She was the wife of 54 years to Richard... more

Reynald L. Giguere – Blackstone

Reynald L. Giguere, 88, of Blackstone, Mass., passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the Friendly Home with loving family by his side. He is the beloved husband for 65 years of... more

Joseph LaFountaine – Cumberland

Joseph LaFountaine, 87, of Cumberland passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Rose (Costa) LaFountaine and they had... more

Richard “Dickie” Byrd – Woonsocket

Richard “Dickie” Byrd, 74, of Priscilla Road, died Tuesday, January 22, 2018, at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield with his family by his side. He was the husband of Josephine “Josie” (Dandy... more

John M. Conway – Cumberland

John M. Conway, 78, formerly of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Mary “Betty” (Cote) Conway for 56 years.  Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the... more

Nancy Marie Ryan – Cumberland

Nancy Marie Ryan, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on January 3, 2018, in Ft. Myers, Fla. Nancy was born in Philadelphia, Pa., on May... more

Francis G. Gerstner – Lincoln

Francis G. Gerstner, 83, of Lincoln passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, R.I. He was the husband of Patricia J. (Savard) Gerstner for 63 years. Born... more

Jerome “Jerry” A. Cote – Woonsocket

Jerome “Jerry” A. Cote, 60, of Cote Ave., Woonsocket, died on January 17, 2018. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Dr. Arsene P. “Ty” and Pauline L. (Sylvestre) Cote. Jerry worked as a... more

Irene Mancini – Cumberland

Irene E. (Najmowicz) Mancini, 79, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Edward A. Mancini Sr. for 60 years. Born in... more

James T. “Red” Logan – Johnston

James T. “Red” Logan, 85, of Johnston, Narragansett, and Juno Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on January 15. Born in Lackawanna, N.Y., he was the son of... more

Richard W. Smith – Lincoln

Richard W. Smith, 93, of Lincoln, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018. He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Carolyn F. Smith. Born in Providence, son of the late Warren H. and Sarah (... more

Albert E. Boisselle – Pawtucket

Albert E. Boisselle, 87, of North Smithfield, and formerly of Pawtucket, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Irene (Kitchen) Boisselle and the late Mary (... more

Rita B. Goucher – Lincoln

Rita B. Goucher, 94, of Lincoln, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018, at the Holiday. She was the wife of the late Joseph N. Goucher. Born in Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late George E.... more

Muriel E. Nicienski – Burrillville

Muriel E. (Menoche) Nicienski, 65, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Donald Nicienski, whom she married February 18, 1978. They lived in... more

Donald L. Sorensen – Johnston

Donald L. Sorensen, of Johnston, died on January 15, 2018, in Rhode Island Hospital. Donald was born in Odebolt, Iowa, the son of the late Herman and Pearl (Miller) Sorensen. He was the husband of... more

Joan C. Smith – Smithfield

Joan C. (Zankowski) Smith, 84, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018. She was the beloved wife of James R. Smith Jr. Born in South Boston, she was a daughter of the late John and Esther (... more

Frank E. Wing III – Lincoln

Frank E. Wing III, 74, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 16, 2018, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence, after a brave battle with Lewy Body dementia... more

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