Obituaries

Robert P. Jordan - Sterling, Conn.

Robert P. Jordan, 1921 - 2016. Our little corner of Northeastern Connecticut lost one of its best on Monday, May 30, 2016 as Robert P. Jordan has gone to a better place to be with his beloved wife... more

Noela L. Pelchat - Cumberland

Noela Louise (Hermans) Pelchat, 100, passed away at the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, on Thursday, May 26, 2016, surrounded by the loving presence of her devoted family. Noela, known to... more

William L. O’Neill - Cumberland

William L. O’Neill, 89, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, Sunday, May 29, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Lesley (Whitehead) O’Neill. They were happily married... more

Andrew Crisafulli - North Smithfield

Andrew Crisafulli, 87, of North Smithfield passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. He was the loving husband of 67 years to Mary (Cabral) Crisafulli. Born in... more

Douglas A. Pepin - Tampa, Fla.

Douglas A. Pepin, 43, of Tampa, Florida formerly of Woonsocket passed away suddenly May 20, 2016 at home in Tampa, Fla. Born and raised in Woonsocket he was the loving son of Rene and Lucille “Pat” (... more

Raymond J. Duplessis - Woonsocket

Raymond J. Duplessis, 81, of Woonsocket, went home to the Lord on Friday, May 27, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Muriel (Girard), his beloved wife of 60 years.... more

Shirley A. Jaeger - Scituate

Shirley A. Jaeger was born on June 17, 1928 in Providence, R.I. to her parents Ernest and Doris (Powers) Dexter. She passed away at the age of 87 in Cape Coral, Fla. on May 22, 2016. Shirley is... more

Margaret H. Lambert - South Attleboro, Mass.

Margaret H. Lambert, 91, of South Attleboro, formerly of Cumberland, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Trinity Health and Rehab Center in Woonsocket. She was the loving wife of Aldeoda C. Lambert. They... more

John S. Leonard - Warwick

John S. Leonard, 87, of Earl Street, Warwick, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Kent County Hospital after a long illness. Mr. Leonard held various positions in manufacturing in the area, but his first... more

Robert E. Dufresne - Smithfield

Robert E. Dufresne, “Papa”, 70, of Smithfield, R.I., passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at home, surrounded by his loving family after a 2 ½ year courageous battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis caused... more

Ernest Dumont - Woonsocket

Ernest “Pete” Dumont, 67, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Susan T. (Frechette) Dumont whom he married October 18, 1969... more

Bernard Frezza, Jr. - Johnston

Bernard Frezza Jr., 63, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016 after a valiant year and a half battle with pancreatic cancer. He died peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was the devoted husband of... more

Lucille E. Gagne - Lincoln

Lucille E. (Desmarais) Gagne, 72, of Manville passed away peacefully Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (... more

Therese C. Martel - North Smithfield

Therese C. Martel, 90, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 22, 2016 with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Edward Godin who passed away in 1993 and the late Edgar Martel who passed... more

Rocky J. Cavallo - Cumberland

Rocky James Cavallo, 93, of Cumberland, passed away at home on Friday, May 13, 2016. He was the husband of the late Florence (Chasse) Cavallo for 63 years. Born in Mansfield, Mass. on June 5, 1922,... more

Anna M. Colannino - North Providence

Anna M. (Mogatti) Colannino, 94, of North Providence, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. She was the wife of the late Amedeo “Aime” Colannino. Born in... more

Joseph F. Harrison, Jr. - Woonsocket

Joseph F. Harrison, Jr., 61, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, May 15, 2016 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Lori (Dartt) Harrison. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Joseph F... more

Linda Graham - Johnston

Linda Graham (Gaskell), 69, of Cherry Hill Manor, Johnston, formerly of Greenville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 25, 2016. She was the beloved wife of John Graham of Johnston, formerly... more

Steven A. Ostiguy - Lincoln

Steven A. Ostiguy, 55, of Lincoln, died suddenly on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Born in Providence, he was a son of Arthur J. Ostiguy of Lincoln and the late Joan T. (Reardon) Ostiguy. Steven was... more

Robert W. Desmarais - Woonsocket

Robert W. Desmarais, 88, of Woonsocket died Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at home. He was the loving husband of the late Gloria C. (Beaudreau) Desmarais. They were married for over 62 years at the time of... more

Harriet J. McLacken - Cumberland

Harriet J (Sutcliffe) McLacken, 97, of Mendon Road, passed away April 28, 2016 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Eugene J. McLacken. Born in Lewiston, ME, she... more

Siegfried Knekties - Cumberland

Siegfried Knekties, 81, of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 16, 2016. He was the devoted husband of Marion H. Knekties for 52 years. Born in Annchen-Tilsit, Germany, he was the... more

Dennis W. Flowers - Cumberland

Dennis W. Flowers, 80, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at the Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, West Warwick. He was the husband of the late Doris F. (Lincoln) Flowers... more

Jean E. Gray - Millville, Mass.

Jean E. Gray, 54, of Fla., and formerly of Millville, Mass. passed away Dec. 22, 2014 in Florida after a long illness. She is survived by her mother Ruth N. Gray, one sister Ruth A. LeDuc of... more

Romeo L. Poissant - Smithfield

Romeo L. Poissant, 67, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. He was born in New Bedford, Mass., a son of the late Romeo J. and Eva (Morrell) Poissant. Romeo was... more

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