Obituaries

Donald W. Dunford - Cranston

Donald W. Dunford, 56, of Walden Way, died suddenly on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Kent Hospital in Warwick. He was the beloved husband of Bonnie J. (Slocum) Dunford. Born in Providence, the son of... more

Frances Noella Burke - Ava, Mo.

Frances Noella “Fran” (Palmisano) Burke, 69, passed to heaven on July 1, 2013, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo. Fran was born Jan. 12, 1944, in Providence to Angelo and Ruth (Larsh)... more

James B. Hayfield - Foster

James B. Hayfield of Foster passed away June 29, 2013, at Cherry Hill Manor. He was the husband of Genevieve (Brown) Hayfield. Besides his wife he is survived by his stepson, Roger “Butch” D’Alessio... more

Mark O. McDermott - Cumberland

Mark O. McDermott, 31, of Cumberland passed away Friday, July 5 at the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Brian and Karen (Lalime) McDermott. He resided in Cumberland... more

Todd Skwirz - Cumberland

Todd Skwirz, 47, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Born in Providence, he was the son of Edward and Sandra (Barker) Skwirz. He was a lifelong resident of Cumberland. Todd was salesman in the... more

Elizabeth Thulier - Cumberland

Elizabeth (Bosworth) Thulier, 84, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Neptune, N.J. She was a resident of Central Falls and Cumberland, and most recently Colts Neck, N.J. She was predeceased by... more

Joseph M. Voas - Berlin, N.H.

Joseph M. Voas, 70, of Berlin, N.H., passed away Thursday, July 4, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was in the company of his brothers and sisters, who cared for him with great... more

Leonard R. Bradley - Cumberland

Leonard R. Bradley, P.E., 77, of Cumberland passed away after a brief illness Tuesday, July 2, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Dowling) Bradley. They were happily married for 55 years... more

Walter F. Bosse - Cumberland

Walter F. "Tex" Bosse, 91, of Putnam Pike, Smithfield, formerly of Norton Drive, Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at the Village at Waterman Lake, Smithfield. He was the beloved husband... more

Patrick V. O'Hara Jr. - North Smithfield

Patrick V. O'Hara Jr., 65, of Summit Avenue, died June 30, 2013, at home surrounded by love. He was the husband for 45 years of Claire (Vallieres) O'Hara. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the... more

Raymond E. Aquilante - Warwick

Raymond E. Aquilante, 72, died Saturday, June 29, 2013. He was the husband of the late Patricia A. (Fox) Aquilante. Born in Providence, a son of the late Anthony and Mabel (Hawksley) Aquilante, he... more

Maria Suffoletto - North Smithfield

Maria Suffoletto, 97, formerly of LaFlamme Avenue, Woonsocket, died Sunday, June 30, 2013, in the St. Antoine Residence with her family by her side. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late... more

Margaret Couture - Smithfield

Margaret (DiSaia) Couture, 91, of Smithfield passed away on June 28, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Roland Couture. Margaret was employed by General Electric before her retirement. She... more

Elizabeth Anne Barker - North Smithfield

Elizabeth Anne (Passarelli) Barker, 86, of North Smithfield, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Miriam Hospital in Providence. She was the wife of the late Thomas Calvin Barker. Born in Providence, R.I... more

Florette A. Peloquin Pare - Woonsocket

Florette A. (Lavallee) Peloquin Pare, 93, formerly of Chimney Hill Apartments in Cumberland, died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Oakland Grove Health Care Center surrounded by her loving family. She... more

Roger Lebrun - Woonsocket

Roger Lebrun, 56, of Achille Street, Woonsocket, lost his two-year battle with cancer and passed away peacefully at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center on Thursday June 20, 2013. He was the husband... more

Annie M. Ouellette - Manville

Annie M. Ouellette, 91, of Manville, died Sunday June 16, 2013, at Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island in Providence. She was the wife of the late Laurent N. Ouellette. Born in Manville, she was... more

Alice Santos - Cumberland

Alice Santos, 96, formerly of Cumberland, passed away Monday, June 24 at The Highlander in Fall River. She was the wife of the late Constantino "Slugger" Santos, former deputy chief of the Cumberland... more

Geraldine S. Buss - Cumberland

Geraldine S. (Taylor) Buss, 70, of Old Whipple Street, passed away Sunday, June 23 at home. She was the beloved wife of Paul J. Buss. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Thomas R... more

Victor J. Robitaille - Smithfield

Victor J. Robitaille, 86, of Candlewood Drive, Greenville, died Saturday, June 22 unexpectedly and peacefully in his home. He was the husband of the late Dorothy M. (Brennan) Robitaille. They had... more

Eric Swider - Cumberland

Eric Swider, 71, of Cumberland, met his God on Monday, June 3, 2013, at Hulitar Home & Hospice following a sudden illness. He was the beloved husband of Claudette (Lussier) Swider. Born in... more

Irene S. Mathisen - Cumberland

Irene S. Mathisen, 86, of Fisher Road, passed away Wednesday, June 19 at Elmhurst Extended Care in Providence. She was the wife and childhood friend of John Mathisen whom she married 40 years later,... more

Evelyn M. Malo - Smithfield

Evelyn M. “Darling” (Motta) Malo, 84, of Whipple Road, died June 18, 2013, at Greenville Health and Rehabilitation. She was the wife of the late Raymond G. Malo. Born in Providence, she was the... more

Carmela Aiello - Cumberland

Carmela (Mancuso) Aiello, 93, of Cumberland, formerly of Windsor, Ct., beloved wife of the late Peter Aiello for 53 years, passed away peacefully in Providence on Monday, June 17, 2013, surrounded by... more

Annemarie E. Hering - Cumberland

Annemarie E. (Hassold) Hering, 93, a retired seamstress, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur W. Hering. Born in Leonberg, Germany, a daughter of the late... more

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