Obituaries

Lorraine D. Blanchette – Woonsocket

Lorraine D. (Tremblay) Blanchette, 82, of Woonsocket, died peacefully in her sleep on December 13, 2016, at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Lionel Blanchette to whom she was... more

Irene Eva LaPrade – Florida

Irene Eva LaPrade, 87, wife of Maurice (Ace) LaPrade, of Rockledge, Fla., passed away Nov. 28, 2016, at Avante Nursing and Rehab in Melbourne. They were married in September 1950 and just celebrated... more

Lorraine M. Hebert – Woonsocket

Lorraine M. Hebert, 89, of Woonsocket died Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, at The Holiday in Manville. She was the loving wife of the late Paul M. Hebert. They were married in 1947 and shared over 37 years... more

Irene M. Chabot – Cumberland

Irene M. Chabot, 92, formerly of 2065 Mendon Road, Cumberland, passed away on Tuesday in the West Shore Health Center, Warwick. She was the wife of the late Edward A. Chabot. Born in North Attleboro... more

Mary E. Curran – Cumberland

Mary E. Curran, 93, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Dec. 10, 2016. She was the wife of the late Tom Curran. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late... more

Richard A. Cornell – Woonsocket

Richard A. Cornell, 69, of Woonsocket, died December 9, 2016, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Lorraine C. (Fruit) Cornell. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Earl and... more

Esther M. Reuter – Lincoln

Esther M. Reuter, 91, of Lincoln, died Dec. 8, 2016. She was the wife of the late Robert H. Reuter. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Gustave and Grace (Garrett) Paulson. She had been... more

John T. Walsh – Cumberland

John T. Walsh, 88, passed away on Friday, Dec. 11, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Celia (Blazuk) Walsh. They were married for 64 years. Born... more

Vincent R. Wagner – Smithfield

Vincent R. “Rudy” Wagner died peacefully on Dec. 9, 2016. He was 95 years old. He was the loving father of Karen Kidd of South Kingstown, Donna Haynes of Connecticut and Wanda Wagner of Florida. He... more

Thomas M. Gould – Woonsocket

Thomas M. Gould, 54, of Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, died December 8, 2016, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Charles and Lucille (Rabidoux) Gould of... more

Patricia (Gallagher) McMullen – Lincoln

Patricia (Gallagher) McMullen, 90, passed on Nov. 26, 2016. She was the wife of the late Joseph W. McMullen. Born in Racine, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of the late Harold (Pat) Gallagher and... more

Camille E. Pepin – Woonsocket

Camille E. Pepin, 91, of Virginia Avenue, died December 5, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Jeanne R. (Frappier) Pepin for 61 years. Born in North Smithfield, he was a son of the late Camille H.... more

Estelle M. Owen – Cumberland

Estelle M. Owen, 80, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Milton Owen Jr. They were happily married for 36 years. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of... more

Carolyn Draper – Springfield, Va.

Carolyn Draper of Springfield, Va., passed away on Dec. 1 at the age of 79. She was the beloved wife of 55 years to Bill Draper; dear mother of Bill (Chris) and Tim; caring grandmother of Billy; also... more

Marc C. Paradis – Ellicott City, Md.

Marc C. Paradis, 51, of Ellicott City, Md., died unexpectedly Nov. 26 at his home in Ellicott City. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Jacqueline I. (Bachand) Paradis of North Smithfield,... more

Stephen Karageorge – Cumberland

Stephen Karageorge, 93, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016, at the Grandview Center, Cumberland. He was the husband of Angeliki (Metropoulos) Karageorge, and they had been married... more

William Davis – Cumberland

William Davis, 80, passed away on Thursday in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Lillian J. (Hornig) Davis. Born in the Quinnville section of Lincoln, he was the son... more

William A. DeCesare – Woonsocket

William A. DeCesare, 70, of Cumberland Hill Road, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in the Oakland Grove Health Care Center. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Bernard DeCesare Sr. and... more

Doris R. Bouley – Woonsocket

Doris R. Bouley, of Cato Street, Woonsocket, died Nov. 28, 2016, at the Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Normand R. Bouley for 44 years. Born Sept. 18, 1930, in Woonsocket, she was a... more

David F. McPhail – Lincoln

David F. McPhail, 71, of Lincoln passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Linda... more

Shirley E. (Smith) Straight – Smithfield

Shirley E. (Smith) Straight of Greenville died on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Straight for 58 years. Born in Providence, she was... more

Sister Ana Lina Garcia (Maria Del Pilar) FMM – North Smithfield

Sister Ana Lina Garcia was born in Valladolid, Spain, April 12, 1926, to Gregorio and Jeronima (Arenillas) Garcia. She entered the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary in Pamplona, Spain. After making her... more

Mark Szymczuk Peters – Florida

Mark Szymczuk Peters, 57, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., former longtime resident of Woonsocket and North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on Nov. 15, 2016, after an admirably courageous, two-year long... more

John A. Cormier – North Smithfield

John A. Cormier, 92, of North Smithfield, died Nov. 17, 2016, at Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Pascoag. He was the long-time companion of Maria (Lombardo) Pawlowski. Born in... more

Helen M. Puleo -Lincoln

Helen M. (Beaven) Puleo, 97, of Lincoln died peacefully in her sleep, at home, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. She was the wife of the late Joseph V. Puleo. Born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late... more

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