Obituaries

Thomas E. Riley Jr. - Slatersville

Thomas E. “Sonny” Riley Jr., 83, of Slatersville died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Gurka) Riley, whom he... more

Joseph Lamoureux - Cumberland

Joseph Lamoureux, 79, of Cumberland passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013. He was the proud husband of Beverly (Woratch) Lamoureux for 58 years. He is survived by his four loving children, Kathleen... more

Ronald R. Poudrier - Glocester

Ronald R. Poudrier, 72, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013. He was the beloved husband for 50 years of Priscilla J. (Howard) Poudrier. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Joseph E. and... more

Joshua R. Collette - Cumberland

Joshua R. Collette, 14, of Little Pond County Road passed away Friday, April 12 at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence. Born in Providence, he was the beloved son of A. Joseph and Jessica M. (... more

Alice M. Papagolos - Pawtucket

Alice M. Papagolos, 90, passed peacefully on Friday, April 12, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Lincoln, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Costas R. Papagolos and longtime... more

Muriel Toste - Cumberland

Muriel Toste, 86, of 3 Valley Stream Drive, Cumberland, entered the gates of heaven on April 10, 2013, at the Woonsocket Health Center. She was the beloved wife of the late George A. Toste. Born on... more

Rita I. Laflin - Woonsocket

Rita I. (Gagnon) Laflin, 87, a lifelong city resident, died April 11, 2013, in Landmark Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Charles M. Laflin Jr. and the... more

Evelyn J. Kemp - Burrillville

Evelyn J. (Paine) Kemp, 102, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013. She was the wife of the late Harry W. Kemp. Born in Scituate, R.I., she was a daughter of the late George and Grace M. (Pray) Paine... more

Gerald R. Langlois - Burrillville

Gerald R. Langlois, 74, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. He was the husband of Estelle M. (Gravel) Langlois, whom he married on July 28, 1984... more

Herbert Taylor Jr. - Lincoln

Herbert Taylor Jr., 95, of Webster Street, Lincoln, R.I., passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Orchard View Manor in East Providence. He was the husband of the late June M. (Harris) Taylor.... more

Ann R. Buckley - Lincoln

Ann R. (Hunter) Buckley, 94, passed away on April 10, 2013, at Elmhurst Extended Care in Providence after an illness. She was the wife of the late Richard I. Buckley Sr.; the daughter of the late... more

Lillian B. Champagne - Cumberland

Lillian B. Champagne, 79, of Spring Street passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Roland J. Champagne. Born in Woonsocket, she was... more

Earle Wayne Remington - Franklin, Mass.

Earle Wayne Remington, 68, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in his home in Franklin, Mass., after losing a valiant fight against Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Earle was born in Attleboro, Mass., and was... more

Margaret M. French - Attleboro, Mass.

Margaret M. French, 74, formerly of Attleboro, died Friday, March 15, 2013, in Deland, Florida. She was the wife of William French. She was a daughter of the late John S. and Dorothy M. (Poirier)... more

Raymond R. Houle Sr. - Lincoln

Raymond R. Houle Sr., 80, of Lincoln, R.I., and Naples, Fla., died April 4, 2013, at Greenville Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Smithfield. He was the husband of Jeannette (Gervais) Houle and the late... more

Mary Lu Randall - Cumberland

Mary Lu (Mohn) Randall, 84, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her three daughters, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Born in Reading, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Willard H. and Susannah (... more

Denise Lafayette - Millville, Mass.

Denise (Jarret) Lafayette, 80, of Millville died Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Paul A. Lafayette, whom she married January 23, 1954.... more

Paul C. Laliberte - Lincoln

Paul C. Laliberte, 81, of Grove Street passed away Monday, April 1 in the V.A. Regional Medical Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Evelyn A. (Gingras) Laliberte. Born in Pawtucket,... more

Rose A. Caron - Woonsocket

Rose A. (Tardif) Caron, 93, of Elm Street died peacefully April 1, 2013, in Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Joseph O. Caron... more

Linda A. Morancey - Providence

Linda A. Morancey of Barton Street died Sunday, March 31 at home. She was the daughter of Laura (Rea) Morancey of Smithfield and the late Charles H. Morancey. Linda was a mailroom clerk for Blue... more

Kevin Whalen - Cumberland

Kevin Whalen, 74, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully, Monday, April 1, 2013. He was the husband of Barbara (Lucas) Whalen. They were happily married for 43 years. Born in Whitman, Mass., he was... more

Robert Couepel - North Smithfield

Robert “Robbie” Couepel, 48, a resident of Forestdale, passed away March 28, 2013, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband to Dawn (Limoges) Couepel. He was born in Woonsocket, R.I., a... more

Sylvie L. San Bento - North Providence

Sylvie L. (Fortin) San Bento, 50, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 30, 2013, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous fight with ovarian cancer. She was the beloved wife of Michael... more

Sister Frances Falk - North Providence

Sister Frances Falk, Franciscan Missionary of Mary, daughter of the late Maurice S. Falk and Alvida M, (Baker) Falk died peacefully March 29, 2013, at St. Antoine’s Residence in North Smithfield.... more

David B. Balcom - Smithfield

David B. Balcom, 70, of Smithfield, died Friday, March 22, 2013. He was the husband of Claire (LaBonte) Balcom. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Everett Balcom and Mabel C. (McCarthy)... more

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