Obituaries

Andrew J. Dubuc – Cumberland

Andrew J. Dubuc, 57, passed away with family by his side, on the morning of Wednesday, June 5, 2019. He was the much beloved husband of Christine E. (Johnson) Dubuc for 30 years. Born in Pawtucket... more

Jacquelyn Dandeneau – Cumberland

Jacquelyn Dandeneau, 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, surrounded by her loving family in the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late James J.... more

Robert E. Egerton Sr. – Cumberland

Robert E. Egerton Sr., 91, formerly of Ferncrest Drive, died Friday, May 31, 2019, at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the beloved husband of the late Caroline (Duckworth) Egerton. Born... more

Ruth E. Bury – Cranston

Ruth E. (Massey) Bury, 100, of Greenwood Street, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard Bury. Born in Pawtucket, a... more

Howard D. Gaboury – Blackstone

Howard D. Gaboury, 90, a resident of Blackstone, Mass., passed away on May 16 at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass. Born in Blackstone, he was the son of the... more

Estelle A. Richardson – Woonsocket

Estelle A. (Tedeschi) Richardson, 85, of Woonsocket, passed away June 10, 2019, in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Lester Richardson. Born in Blackstone, Mass., she was... more

Germaine G. Picard – Woonsocket

Germaine G. Picard, 96, of 764 Mendon Road, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019, surrounded by her loving family, and was in the thoughts and prayers of those who could not be with her at that time... more

Barbara F. Giguere – Woonsocket

Barbara F. (Figuerido) Giguere, 93, of Woonsocket, passed into eternal life June 4, in Overlook Nursing Home, Burrillville. Born in Millville, Mass., she was the daughter of the late William and... more

Francisco M. Costa – Cumberland

Francisco M. Costa, 90, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, June 5, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Maria J. (Antonio) Costa.... more

John T. Frezza - South Kingstown

John T. Frezza, 61, passed away Wednesday, June 5, at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Alessio Frezza and the late Patricia (Labadie) Williams. Stepson of Patricia... more

LTC Robert J. Chaput Jr. - North Smithfield

LTC Robert J. Chaput Jr. (ret), 83, of North Smithfield, died June 1, 2019, at Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island- Philip Huillitar Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Evelyn (... more

Constance M. Cournoyer – Woonsocket

Constance M. (St. Pere) Cournoyer, 83, of Diamond Hill Road, died Saturday, June 1, 2019, in the Friendly Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of Leo Cournoyer. Born in Woonsocket,... more

June A. Bissonnette – Bellingham, Mass.

June A. (Bachand) Bissonnette, 86, of Bellingham, Mass., passed away peacefully on Monday, May 27, 2019, at the Lydia Taft House, Uxbridge, Mass., with loving family by her side. She is the beloved... more

Gildo R. Foresti – Woonsocket

Gildo R. Foresti, 85, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of his high school sweetheart, Gladys R. (Holubesko) Foresti,... more

Virginia Russo – Cumberland

Virginia Russo, 80, of Cumberland, passed away in her sleep on May 29, 2019, at Bear Creek Senior Living Community in West Windsor, N.J. Ginny was born Virginia Louise Sherman to Edna Holt Sherman... more

Barbara Lepere – Smithfield

Barbara (Higgins) Lepere, 87, a Smithfield resident since 1958, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019. She was born in Brockton, Mass., a daughter of the late Walter S. and Alice M. (Rocewich) Higgins.... more

Wade Allen Thomas Sherby – Woonsocket

Wade Allen Thomas Sherby, 27, of Woonsocket, passed away, surrounded by his loving family, on May 21, 2019, at Landmark Medical Center. Born in Providence, he was the son of Douglas and Heather... more

Sylvia Everett – North Smithfield

Sylvia (Zaplitny) Everett, 93, of North Smithfield, formerly of Providence, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2019, in the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, after a long illness. Sylvia was... more

William E. Bushee – Cumberland

William E. Bushee, 84, formerly of 1 Mendon Road, Cumberland, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, in the Kent Regency Nursing Home, Warwick. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Joseph E. and... more

Kristine R. Fritts – Plainville, Mass.

Kristine R. (Ziegler) Fritts, 48, of Plainville, Mass., and formerly of Cumberland, R.I., passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Mass., surrounded by her... more

John P. Kelly Jr. – Cumberland

John P. Kelly Jr., 86, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, Sunday, May 26, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Louise (Lanigan) Kelly. They were happily married for 61... more

Rose V. Arone – Cumberland

Rose V. (Piazza) Arone, 79, of Terrace Avenue, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the Philip Hulitar Center, Providence, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of David Arone. Rose... more

Diane L. Bessette – Cumberland

Diane L. (Honko) Bessette, 61, of Cumberland, formerly of Lincoln, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Wilkes Barre, Penn., she was the daughter... more

Henry W. Lataille – Jacksonville, Fla.

Henry W. Lataille 61, of Jacksonville, Fla., and formerly of Woonsocket, passed away April 15, 2019, in Community Hospice and Palliative Care in Jacksonville. He was the husband of the late Rachel (... more

Wyit Ewing Wright – Smithfield

Wyit Ewing Wright, 98, passed away at the Alpine Nursing Home in Coventry, R.I., on April 28, 2019. He was a Smithfield resident for 65 years and was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Elinore;... more

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