Obituaries

Gary E. Potter – Smithfield

Gary E. Potter, 66, of Bayberry Road, Smithfield, died Monday, January 30, 2017, at Fatima Hospital in North Providence. Born in Providence, R.I., he was a son of the late George E. and Ursula E. (... more

Muriel D. Taft – Woonsocket

Muriel D. (St. George) Taft, 68, of Clinton St., Kennedy Manor, died Tuesday, January 31, 2017, in Landmark Medical Center with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard W... more

Francis E. Hall – Smithfield

Francis E. Hall, 75, of Swan Road, Smithfield, died Tuesday, January 31, in the South Kingstown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, West Kingstown. Born in Providence, a son of the late Francis E. Sr... more

Cynthia Ann Marcotte – Cumberland

Cynthia Ann (Burns) Marcotte, 67, of Cumberland, R.I., passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard "Dick" Marcotte who died on June 9, 2011. Born on April... more

Eugene F. Sasnett – Pawtucket

Eugene F. Sasnett, 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Gloria M. (Pierce) Sasnett for 66 years. Born in Miami, Fla., a true southern gentleman, he... more

Gloria M. Henriksen – North Kingstown

Gloria M. Henriksen, 90, of Oak Hill Road, North Kingstown, passed away Monday, January 30, 2017, at South County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the widow of Walter Henriksen, who passed... more

Gerard R. Tetreau – Smithfield

Gerard R. Tetreau, Sr., 79, of Smithfield, passed away January 28, 2017, at home. He was the husband of Faith A. (Allen) Tetreau, whom he married on April 25, 1957. Born in Springvale, Maine, he was... more

Hubert P. Gelinas – Woonsocket

Hubert P. Gelinas, 90, of Woonsocket, died peacefully with his family by his side Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of the late Muriel T. (Ethier)... more

Lorraine Bouvier – Blackstone

Lorraine Bouvier, 89, of Foxbrook Manor, Blackstone, passed away peacefully Jan. 26, with her loving family at her side, after a long illness at Landmark Medical Center. Born in Woonsocket, she... more

Mary I. Gorman – North Providence

Gorman, Mary I. “May” (Vigneau), 96, of North Providence, passed away at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital on Thursday, January 26, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late John W. Gorman, Jr. Born in... more

William F. Wedekind – Cumberland

William F. Wedekind, 95, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Thursday, January 26, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of... more

Doris I. (Duprey) Chaput – North Smithfield

Doris I. (Duprey) Chaput, 79, of North Smithfield, died Jan. 25, 2017, in Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. Born in Blackstone, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Alice May (Haines)... more

Michael E. Lanctot – Cumberland

Michael E. Lanctot, 66, of Heroux Blvd., died peacefully, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at home, with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Susan C. (Levesque) Lanctot. They were married... more

Mrs. Marguerite (Peggy) Otto – Cumberland

Peggy Otto of 10 Old Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, R.I., formerly of Westfield, N.J., died on January 13, 2017, at the age of 98. She was born in Ridley Park, Pa. and lived in Hillside and Westfield... more

Gloria M. (Duhamel) Fioravanti – Cumberland

Gloria M. (Duhamel) Fioravanti, 87, of Manville Hill Road, died Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Eugene “Gino” Fioravanti. Mr... more

Richard E. LaRue – Cumberland

Richard E. LaRue, 85, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, January 23, 2017, at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, Providence. He was the husband of Eileen (Owen) LaRue. Born in Central Falls, he was... more

Raal J. Millette – Blackstone

Raal J. Millette, 91, of Blackstone, died Jan. 13, 2017, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Carr) Millette whom he married May 9, 1948. He was born in... more

Maurice J. (Ace) LaPrade – Florida

Maurice J. (Ace) LaPrade, 89, husband of the late Irene LaPrade, of Rockledge, Fla., passed away Dec. 24, 2016, in Melbourne. They recently celebrated their 66th anniversary. He was born in August... more

Florence Twomey – Portsmouth

Florence Twomey, 92, of Portsmouth, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Royal Middletown Nursing Center of Middletown, R.I. She was the wife of the late William Earl Twomey, CWO, USN (Ret). Born... more

Joseph D. Hersey – Millis, Mass.

Joseph D. Hersey, 92, passed away Jan. 8, 2017. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Spencer) Hersey. Born in Newport, R.I., he was the son of the late Julius Hersey and the late Dorothy (... more

Barbara A. (Schenck) Ford – Smithfield

Barbara A. (Schenck) Ford, 81, passed away with her loving family by her side, Thursday, January 12, 2017. She was the wife of the late George T. Ford. A lifelong Smithfield resident, she was a... more

Robert L. Bell – Woonsocket

Robert L. Bell, 80, of Woonsocket died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at Woonsocket Heath Center. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Joseph and Yvonne (Lemieux) Bell. He was raised in Woonsocket... more

Omer E. Turcotte – Woonsocket

Omer E. Turcotte, 87, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 15, at The Holiday in Manville. He is the beloved husband for 62 years of Muriel (Deshaies) Turcotte. Born in Woonsocket on... more

Robert Eugene Joseph – Lincoln

Robert Eugene Joseph passed away on January 16, 2017, at home, in the arms of his beloved wife of 54 years, Joan (Duarte) Joseph. He had been joined by numerous relatives and friends celebrating his... more

Lorraine C. Hogan – Smithfield

Lorraine C. Hogan, 89, passed away peacefully, January 16, 2017 at Cortland Place. She was the widow of Richard W. Hogan. They had been married for 66 years at the time of his death in 2015. Born in... more

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