Obituaries

Gerard Laboissonniere - Cumberland

Gerard “Jerry” Laboissonniere, 59, of Cumberland passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. He was the husband of Arlene (Frigon) Laboissonniere. They were happily married for 23 years. Born in Providence... more

Barbara J. Warrington - Slatersville

Barbara J. Warrington, 85, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 14 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. She was the wife of the late Norman A. Warrington for 44 years. Born in Woonsocket, she was... more

Mildred Irene Odell Usher - Cody, Wyo.

Mildred Usher (96) of Cody, Wyo., died peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at West Park Hospital Long Term Care Center. Mildred was born on June 2, 1917, in Valley Falls, R.I., to Frederick Albert... more

Frederick O. Klockars - North Smithfield

Frederick O. Klockars, 89, of North Smithfield, died Sept. 5, 2013, in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Inez (Newsome) Klockars whom he married August 9, 1947. Born in Woonsocket... more

Theresa E. Wedekind - Cumberland

Theresa E. (Sbardella) Wedekind, 89, of Owen Drive died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of William... more

Vincent D. Blanchette - Pawtucket

Vincent D. Blanchette, 62, died at Orchard View Manor, East Providence, on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Linda (Paolella) Blanchette to... more

Normand R. Dextraze - Woonsocket

Normand R. Dextraze, 72, of Woonsocket, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Lucille A. (Boisvert) Dextraze, whom he married April 22, 1967. Born in Woonsocket, he was... more

Germaine L. Robichaud - Westford, Mass.

Germaine L. (Lacroix) Robichaud, 90, of Westford, died Friday morning, Aug. 30, 2013, at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass. She was surrounded by family who blessed her journey with love and song.... more

Clara Schofield - Cumberland

Clara Schofield, 93, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. She was the wife of the late Walter Schofield. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Isabelle (... more

Marlene S. Wittman - Cumberland

Marlene S. Wittman, 80, of Cumberland passed away Saturday, Aug. 31 at Mount St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Richard F. Wittman. Born in Bedford, Ohio, she was the... more

Linda Jeanne Marchand - Lincoln

Linda Jeanne Marchand, 65, of Spring Hill, Fla., formerly of Albion, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, from cancer. She was the wife of Roger J. Marchand. Born in Woonsocket Dec. 16, 1947, she... more

Earl H. Porter Sr. - Smithfield

Earl H. Porter Sr., 87, of Smithfield died peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after a short illness. He was the husband of the late Annette M. (Aubin) Porter. Earl was born in Johnston and a son... more

Gladys I. Mucci - Smithfield

Gladys I. (Rennick) Mucci, 96, of Harris Road died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late Ralph Mucci. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of... more

Frederic S. Rowley - Smithfield

Frederic S. Rowley died Friday, Aug. 16. He is survived by his wife, Deborah (Mooney) Rowley; his children, Stephen and Jason Rowley and Rebecca Tremblay; two grandchildren; and his siblings,... more

Elaine Riendeau - Lincoln

Elaine Riendeau, 72, of Lincoln, R.I., passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Roberts Home & Health Center. She was the mother of the late Mark Riendeau and sister of the late Patricia Azevedo.... more

D. Elaine Dutch - Moodus, Conn.

D. Elaine (Randall) Dutch, 85, of Moodus, Conn., formerly of East Hampton, passed away on Aug. 17 at the Hebrew Home and Hospital in West Hartford, Conn., surrounded by her loving family. Born in... more

Dorothy L. Boisvert - Brooklin, Maine

Dorothy L. Boisvert, 86, passed away Aug. 19, 2013, with her family by her side after a lengthy illness. She was born in Georgiaville, R.I., Nov. 30, 1926, a daughter of Frank and Augusts (Wilbur)... more

Douglas S. Gordon - Glocester

Douglas S. Gordon, 57, of Chepachet, passed away quietly Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Therese “Teri” G. (DeSimone) Gordon. Born in... more

Karen Lois Springer Mathews - Rock Hill, S.C.

Mrs. Karen Lois Springer Mathews, 72, of Rock Hill passed away Thursday, Aug. 15 2013, at Piedmont Medical Center. Services for Mrs. Mathews were held Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Greene Funeral Home... more

Rachel T. Evans - Woonsocket

Rachel T. (Sylvestre) Evans, 57, of Summit Street, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 18 at home. She was the loving wife of Robert W. Evans. Born April 6, 1956, in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of... more

Doris O. Riccardi - Smithfield

Doris O. (Deconcilis) Riccardi, 79, passed away Aug. 5. She was a daughter of the late Gaetano and Adalaida (Albanese) DeConcilis. She was the beloved wife of Frank Riccardi for 54 years; devoted... more

Raymond T. Salvatore, Jr. - Glocester

Raymond T. Salvatore Jr., 65, of Goldmine Road, Glocester, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Fatima Hospital. He was the husband of Irene M. (Oberg) Salvatore. Born in Providence, he was a son of the... more

David E. Keene Sr. - Smithfield

David E. Keene Sr., 73, of Farnum Pike, Smithfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in the Hospice Inpatient Center surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Laurel (Cranshaw) Keene. They... more

Marilyn F. Guay - North Smithfield

Marilyn F. (Gosa) Guay, 76, of No. Smithfield, died Aug. 7, 2013, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Camden, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Thelma (Holmes) Gosa.... more

Wayne T. Prescott - Lincoln

Wayne T. Prescott, 64, of Bull Head City, Ariz., formerly of Lincoln, R.I., passed away on Saturday Aug. 4 at home. He was the husband of Maria Calderon Prescott and the son of the late Richard and... more

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