Obituaries

Jennie DeFusco - Providence

Jennie (Chianise) DeFusco, 92, passed away on August 19, 2015 at Silver Creek Manor in Bristol. She was predeceased by her husbands, Rocco Rapone and Joseph DeFusco. Born and raised in Barrington,... more

Marcel Plante – Woonsocket

Marcel Plante, 81, of Woonsocket was called home to the Lord surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, August 15, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Simone M. (Girard) Plante. They were married... more

Antonio M. Sousa Jr. - Cumberland

Antonio M. Sousa Jr. of Cumberland passed away Sunday, Aug. 16 in Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Claire M. (Brousseau) Sousa for the past... more

Marion Donaldson - Smithfield

Marion Donaldson, 94, of Smithfield, R.I., passed away peacefully at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence, R.I., on August 15, 2015. Marion is survived by her children, Margaret (Ernest... more

Olive Catuogno - Smithfield

Olive Catuogno, 85, of Smithfield died peacefully on Sunday, August 16, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of Ralph Catuogno. They had been married for 59 years. Born in... more

Rosemarie Ruckmann - Cumberland

Rosemarie Ruckmann, 88, of Cumberland, R.I., entered eternal rest August 9, 2015, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, R.I. Rosemarie’s life journey provided a compelling narrative that she... more

Sister Mary Elizabeth Cook - North Providence

Sister Mary Elizabeth Cook, FMM, 85 of Ein Karim Community, North Providence, R.I., died on Aug. 12, 2015 at St. Antoine’s Residence, North Smithfield, R.I. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 13, 1930,... more

James W. Kaplan - Cumberland

James W. “Jim” Kaplan, 72, passed away Friday, August 14, 2015, at Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island. He was the beloved husband of the late Eleanor I. (Graham) Kaplan. Born in Central Falls, he... more

Glenn A. Flaxington - Lincoln

Glenn A. Flaxington, 53, of Pawtucket and formerly of Lincoln, died unexpectedly Monday, August 10, 2015, at home. He was the husband of Carol (Depot) Flaxington. Born in Providence, a son of M. Ruth... more

Arthur J. Robidoux - Cumberland

Arthur J. Robidoux, 93, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. He was the husband of Fernande (Guerin) Robidoux for 64 years. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Alphonse and... more

Lewis A. Prescott Jr. - Lincoln

Lewis A. Prescott Jr., 88, of Lincoln passed away Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at Newport Hospital, Newport. Born in Pawtucket on March 5, 1927, he was the son of the late Lewis A. and Faith A. (Jenks)... more

Glenn R. Bratcher Jr. - North Smithfield

Glenn R. Bratcher Jr., 42, of Taber Hill Road, died Aug. 2, 2015, in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Kerri (Peck) Bratcher whom he married Sept. 2, 2007. Born in Livingston... more

Margaret Madeleine Lamontagne - Cumberland

Margaret Madeleine (Bouchard) Lamontagne, 81, died peacefully on July 14, 2015, at the Bethany Home in Providence. Born and raised in Manville, R.I., Margaret was the daughter of the late Elcy and... more

Hubert J. "Bert" Cournoyer - Woonsocket

Hubert J. “Bert” Cournoyer, 61, of Woonsocket, died July 31, 2015, at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Vivian (Larocque) Cournoyer. Bert was born in Woonsocket. He was the... more

Lorraine E. (Duarte) Sherman - Lincoln

Lorraine E. (Duarte) Sherman, resident of Lincoln Manor, Lincoln, R. I., was valiant in her last weeks, being loving and caring to all who came to visit her. Lorraine Sherman, the beloved daughter... more

Sr. Barbara Anne Hogan - Brighton, Mass.

Sr. Barbara Anne Hogan FMM, 81 of Our Lady of Hope Community, Brighton, Mass., died on July 29, 2015 at Maristhill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Waltham, Mass. Born in Woburn, MA on October 5... more

Margaret M. McKenna - Foster

Margaret M. (Freelove) McKenna, 98, of Foster Center Road, Foster, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, Bennington, Vt. She was the beloved wife of the late William... more

Kathleen R. Burns - North Smithfield

Kathleen R. (Toomey) Burns, 87, of Mechanic St., died July 28, 2015, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late James B. Burns. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter... more

Henrietta D. Gonsalves - Cumberland

Henrietta D. (Pinto) Gonsalves, 82, of Chambers Street, passed away on Sunday, July 26 at Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket. She was the beloved wife of the late Antonio Gonsalves Jr. A lifelong... more

Anita G. Therrien - Blackstone

Anita G. (Bilodeau) Therrien, 87, of Butler Street, Blackstone, and formerly of Frostproof, Fla., died July 23, 2015, in Blackstone Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Wilfrid Therrien. Born... more

Richard Schofield - Cumberland

Richard Schofield, 47, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and formerly of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly, July 20, 2015, at his home in Charlotte. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, he was the son of... more

Rita D. Charland-Generali - Smithfield

Rita D. (Tremblay) Charland-Generali, 88, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the beloved wife of Adolph M. “Chick” Generali and the late J. Pete... more

Barbara A. McGee - North Smithfield

Barbara A. McGee, 76, Black Plain Road died July 21, 2015, at home surrounded by family. She was the wife of Thomas P. McGee III for 56 years. Born in Blackstone, Mass., she was the daughter of the... more

Catherine M. Stimpson - Cumberland

Catherine M. “Kay” (Grady) Stimpson, 75, passed away Tuesday July 21, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles H. Stimpson Jr. Born in Providence she was a daughter... more

Bruce E. Fernandes - Pascoag

Bruce E. Fernandes, 48, of Pascoag died in a tragic motorcycle accident on Friday, July 10, 2015, while vacationing on Cape Cod. He was the beloved husband of Jennifer A. (Fafard) Fernandes and the... more

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