Obituaries

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

Sarah Canavan - Cumberland

Born in Central Falls, Sarah (Sally Anter) Canavan, age 78, passed away peacefully at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center on Sunday, July 19, 2015, following a brief illness. Sally was the beloved... more

Linda E. Walden - Foster

Linda E. (Borst) Walden, 63, of Foster, passed away unexpectedly July 19, 2015. Linda was born in Danville, Pa. She is survived by her beloved parents, Kenneth and Lorraine (Weaver) Borst. She was... more

Catherine Valentine - Cumberland

Catherine Valentine, 92, formerly of Lee and Durham, New Hampshire, passed away on July 12, 2015, after a long and fulfilling life. She was born in Big Bend, Wisconsin, the second of five children of... more

Pauline Cote - Woonsocket

Pauline (Sylvestre) Cote, 88, died on Thursday, July 16, after a period of failing health. Gregarious and outgoing, and a lifelong resident of Woonsocket, she seemed to meet friends wherever in the... more

Maureen F. Corey - Smithfield

Maureen F. Corey, 72, formerly of Austin Avenue in Greenville, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence surrounded by her family. Born in Providence, she was a... more

Ross Manocchia - Smithfield

Ross Manocchia, 77, of Barnes Street, Greenville, died Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Roger Williams Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia (Egan) Manocchia. They had been married for 52 years. Born... more

Sister Caterina Isonni - North Providence

Sister Caterina Isonni, 93, Franciscan Missionary of Mary, Ein Karim Community, died July 15, 2015, at St Antoine’s Residence. She was born in Ossimo Inferiore, Italy, the daughter of the late... more

Martha E. Salerno - Lincoln

Martha E. (D’Ovidio) Salerno, 86, passed away quietly on July 12, 2015, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of William F. Salerno for 64 years. Born in Providence she was the... more

Normand G. Bernier - Harrisville

Normand G. Bernier, 89, of Harrisville, died Saturday, July 11, 2015, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. He was the husband of Doris (Gariepy) Bernier and the late Beatrice M. (Sawyer)... more

Andrew R. Rouette - North Smithfield

Andrew R. Rouette, 84, a resident of North Smithfield, Rhode Island, died on July 7, 2015, at North Bay Manor in Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Barbara Rouette to whom he was married for... more

Fred Hilton - Cumberland

Fred Hilton, 74, of Cumberland, died Friday, July 3, 2015, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Alice “Betty” (Goulet) Hilton. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late... more

John Greene - Foster

John Greene, 90, passed away Monday July 6, 2015. He was the husband of the late Dorothy M. (Lagasse) Greene. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Frank F. and Olga G. (Stanwood) Greene. Mr... more

Shirley G. McAllister - Providence

Shirley G. (Tucker) McAllister passed away Monday July 6, 2015. She was the wife of the late James J. McAllister Sr. (Capt., PFD) for 62 years before his passing in 2012. Born in Greenville, she was... more

Rita E. Charron - Smithfield

Rita E. “Betty” Charron, 85, died July 3, 2015. She was the wife of Joseph “Pete” Charron; the mother of Julie Coccia, Lynn Marquis, Christine Bonvouloir and Paul Charron; grandmother of eight;... more

Dorothy G. Francis - Seekonk, Mass.

Dorothy G. Francis of Mary Avenue in Seekonk, Mass., died on May 19, 2015, at the Emerald Bay Manor in Cumberland, R.I. She was the wife of the late John S. Francis. Mr. and Mrs. Francis celebrated... more

George E. Kelley - Smithfield

George E. Kelley, 74, of Appleseed Drive, Greenville, peacefully passed away in his own home, Saturday, June 27, 2015. He was the husband of Carlotta M. (DiMaio) Kelley. They had been married for 52... more

Sister Herminia Coquia - North Providence

Sister Herminia Coquia, 93, Franciscan Missionary of Mary, Ein Karim Community, died June 25, 2015, at St Antoine’s Residence. She was born in Dugupan City, Philippines, a daughter of the late... more

Armand J. Rouleau - North Smithfield

Armand J. Rouleau, 83, of North Smithfield died June 24, 2015, at Landmark Medical Center. The husband of Elizabeth “Betty” (Paul) Rouleau, they recently celebrated their 57th anniversary May 17th.... more

Harold H. Kenoian - Slatersville

It is with great sadness that the family of Harold H. Kenoian announces his passing on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Born in Pawtucket, Harold was the son of the late Garabed and Agavni (Der Manuelian)... more

Normand A. Rattey - Glocester

Normand A. Rattey, 79, passed on June 18th. He was the husband of Margaret A. (Corrigan) Rattey. Normand was the son of the late Joseph and Bernadette (Bergeron) Rattey. He was predeceased by his son... more

Boris Wei-Yao Chen - North Smithfield

Boris Wei-Yao Chen, 79, died June 19, 2015 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Mary Chun-Meei (Lee) Chen to whom he was married for 50 years. Born in Taiwan, Mr. Chen came... more

Leola Jean Simoneau - Cumberland

Former Cumberland Town Clerk Leola Jean (Stansfield) Simoneau, age 76, formerly of Cumberland, R.I., and Port Orange, Fla., died June 17 at St. Joseph’s Center, Trumbull, Conn., after a long illness... more

Deborah Ann Tanny - Woonsocket 1955 - 2015

Deborah Ann (Tulba) Tanny, 60, of South Main Street, died Friday evening, June 19, 2015, in Rhode Island Hospital after a brief illness. She was the loving wife of Brian Tanny. Born in Newport, R.I... more

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