Obituaries

Madeline F. Caldwell – Cumberland

Madeline F. (Hobbs) Caldwell, 89, of Thomas Leighton Boulevard, died peacefully December 28, 2017, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of William J. Caldwell, and the... more

John J. Thuot – North Smithfield

John J. Thuot, 81, of North Smithfield, passed away December 31, 2017, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the husband of Janice (Pennington) Thuot, whom he married on July... more

Paul E. Papineau – Woonsocket

Paul E. Papineau, 82, passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at home. He was the loving and devoted husband of Helen C. (Laliberte) Papineau. They celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on August 4... more

Russell A. Howard – Glocester

Russell A. Howard, 77, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Glocester, R.I., a son of the late Raymond O. and Esther (Blanchard) Howard.... more

Robert G. Cartier – Maine

Robert G. Cartier, 75, of Troy, Maine, passed away on November 17, 2017, at Maine Veterans Home in Augusta. He was born on October 30, 1942, in Central Falls, R.I., the son of Charles E. and Irene (... more

Jay Patrick Quinn – Berkley, Mass.

Jay Patrick Quinn, 54, of Berkley, Mass., passed away peacefully at home with his family on Monday, December 25, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Cynthia M. (Hults) Quinn, and his... more

Gloria E. Tomasso – Lincoln

Gloria E. (Petrucci) Tomasso, 85, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully, at midnight, on Sunday, December 24, 2017, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife... more

Clifton Dennis – Smithfield

Clifton Dennis, 92, died on Saturday, December 23, 2017. He was the husband of the late Rita (Larue) Dennis. They had been married for 51 years. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he was a son of Franklin... more

Leopold “Paul” E. Poirier – Cumberland

Leopold “Paul” E. Poirier, 88, of Hines Road, Cumberland, died Sunday, December 24, 2017, at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the beloved husband of Claire R. (Arone) Poirier. Mr. &... more

John F. Laflamme – Woonsocket

John F. Laflamme, 84, of Woonsocket, passed away on December 20, 2017, in Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Centre. He was the husband of the late Elaine (Miskiavitch) Laflamme. Born in... more

Paul R. "Pop" Tanguay – Cumberland

Paul R. "Pop" Tanguay, 80 passed away on Friday in Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Theresa Y. (Desrochers) Tanguay. Born in Pawtucket, he was the... more

Jonathan Tedford Partington – Cumberland

Jonathan Tedford Partington, 28, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 23, 2017, in Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick. He was the son of Scott J. and Rebecca Tedford Partington. A... more

Robert J. Draper – Cumberland

Robert J. Draper, 80, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Sunday, December 24, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Bauman) Draper. They were happily married... more

Rene J. Pepin – Woonsocket

Rene J. Pepin, 80, of Woonsocket, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017. He was the loving husband of Lucille A. (Patneaude) Pepin. They were married on June 1, 1963. Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the... more

James Matthew O'Donnell Jr. – North Smithfield

James Matthew O'Donnell Jr., 64, quietly went with God the afternoon of December 20 in the presence of loved ones. The son of the late James and Eleanor (McMichael) O’Donnell Sr., he grew up with... more

James H. Russell III – Cumberland

James H. Russell III, 47, of Crestwood Court, Cumberland, R.I., died unexpectedly in his sleep, Nov. 29, 2017, after a brief illness. Jim was born and bred in Smithfield R.I., and resided at Pole 12... more

Lucille M. Turgeon – Cumberland

Lucille M. Turgeon, 98, of Mendon Road, passed away on Tuesday in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of the late Aldor Turgeon. Born in Plattsburg, N.Y., she was the... more

Doris H. Nightingale – Lincoln

Doris H. (Corry) Nightingale, 89, of Lincoln passed away peacefully Sunday, December 17, 2017, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late David Nightingale. A lifelong... more

William Murray – Lincoln

William Murray, Jr., 82, of Lincoln passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Thursday, November 23, at Elmhurst Extended Care Facility, Providence. He was the husband of 58 years to W.... more

Robert W. Lemek – Burrillville

Robert W. Lemek, 56, of Chepachet, died December 16, 2017, at Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. Born in Woonsocket, R.I., he was the son of Laura (Woodman) Lemek-Strogny of... more

Elizabeth A. “Bette” Pogany

Elizabeth A. “Bette” (Bishop) Pogany of Riverside passed away peacefully Friday, December 15, 2017, at Miriam Hospital, Providence. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Eloise (Dowell) Bishop... more

Maria Rosa Lopes – Cumberland

Maria Rosa (Gomes) Lopes, 94, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, at Mt. St. Rita Health Centre, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Antonio Lopes and mother of the... more

Marie-Marthe L. Lambert – Woonsocket

Marie-Marthe L. Lambert, 95, of Woonsocket, died peacefully Friday, Dec. 15 at home surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late Eugene O. “Gene” Lambert. They were married on... more

Theresa C. Poitras Berard – Woonsocket

Theresa “Tess” C. Poitras Berard, 93, died Dec. 14, 2017, at The Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Lawrence H. Poitras Sr. and Normand Berard. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the... more

Cosmo “George” Marandola – Scituate

Cosmo “George” Marandola, 92, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Margaret (Barden) Marandola. Born in Johnston, he was a son of the late Domenico and Catarina (D’... more

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