Obituaries

Kyla Vinacco-Poland – Warwick

Vinacco-Poland, Kyla A., 30, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017. She was the beloved fiancé of Kyle R. Poland and daughter of Richard, Jr. and Danika S. (Donovan) Vinacco. She was the loving sister of... more

Kathryn A. Boyle – Smithfield

Kathryn A. Boyle, 86, formerly of Elmhurst Drive, Greenville, died Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Cortland Place in Greenville, with family members by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr.... more

William A. Carpenter – Woonsocket

William A. Carpenter, 89, of Woonsocket, died June 16, 2017, in Bayberry Commons, Pascoag. He was the husband of the late Jean T. (Smith) Yarbough Carpenter. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of... more

Joseph Braga – Johnston

Joseph Braga, 57, of Johnston, passed away at home on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He was the son of Deacon Joseph and Cora (Carlone) Braga; dear brother of Cynthia (Braga) Lawlor; beloved uncle of... more

Eloise E. Lizotte – Smithfield

Lizotte, Eloise E. (Emin), 97, of Smithfield, passed away June 14, 2017, at Miriam Hospital with family members by her side. Born in Smithfield, she was the daughter of the late John and Ruth (... more

Angie DiSpirito – Woonsocket

Angie DiSpirito, 94, a lifelong resident of Woonsocket, died June 11, 2017, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the daughter of the late Emilio DiSpirito Sr. and Laura (D'... more

Colonel Robert G. Arciero – Lincoln

Arciero, Colonel Robert G. (United States Army, ret.), 85, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on June 8, 2017. A native of Rhode Island, he graduated from La Salle Academy in 1950 and... more

Emmy Wilhelmina Stegeman – Cumberland

Emmy Wilhelmina Stegeman, 86, born in The Hague, Netherlands and a resident of Cumberland for more than 40 years, died June 11, 2017, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, R.I. She was... more

Helen C. Emery – Cumberland

Helen C. (Charpentier) Emery, age 66, passed away in the early morning hours of June 7 after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Helen was the daughter of the late Leo and Lilian Charpentier.... more

Virginia “Gina” Rochefort – Woonsocket

Virginia “Gina” (Mariani) Rochefort, 97, of Rhodes Avenue, formerly of Parkview Manor, died Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Friendly Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Rene... more

Lillian M. Rochette – Cumberland

Lillian M. Rochette, 95, passed away on her birthday, Monday, June 5, 2017, at the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the beloved wife of the late Ovila M. Rochette. Born in... more

Irene Mercer – Cumberland

Irene (Godin) Mercer, 89, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary (... more

Cecile L. Adams – Clearwater, Fla.

Cecile L. (Vachon) Adams, 96, of Clearwater Florida, passed Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Suncoast Hospice in Palm Harbor, Fla. She was the wife of the late Edwin C. Adams. Born in Woonsocket, she was... more

Mary Jane (MJ) McCusker – Cumberland

Mary Jane (MJ) McCusker, 68, passed away on Tuesday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence surrounded by her loving family. Born in South Amboy, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Lester and Mary (... more

Major Alan M. Kornicki – Woonsocket

Major Alan M. Kornicki, 70, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Woonsocket, R.I. Major Kornicki retired from the Air Force after 20 years of dedicated service. He then taught and was in charge... more

Jeannette M. Lusignan – Taunton, Mass.

Jeannette M. Lusignan, 93, died at Morton Hospital in Taunton, Mass., on Monday, May 22, 2017. She was the loving wife of the late Normand J. Lusignan. They were married for over 45 years at the time... more

Ernest H. Martineau – Dalton, N.H.

Ernest H. Martineau, 80, of Landry Road, Dalton, N.H., died Saturday, May 27, 2017, at the Littleton Regional Hospital. Ernest was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on September 9, 1936, the son of... more

Frank J. Delahunt – Cumberland

Frank J. Delahunt, 93, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. He was the husband of the late Irene (Mulhare) Delahunt. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Harold and Winifred (... more

Robert Albert Perron – Smithfield

Robert Albert Perron died Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He was the devoted husband of Joan (Kelley) Perron. They had been married for 50 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Albert L. and... more

Elizabeth H. Jones – Cumberland

Elizabeth H. (Morse) Jones, 91, of Scott Road, died Friday, May 19, 2017, at Grandview Center, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Thomas H. Jones. Born in Cranston, a daughter of the late Ralph... more

Ernest Louis Matteo – Smithfield

Ernest Louis Matteo passed away on May 22, 2017, at the age of 93, at the Hebert Nursing Home in Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Antonetta D. (Bucci) Matteo of Smithfield, celebrating... more

Virginia Sharkey – Wakefield

Virginia (Cunnion) Sharkey, 87, a two-year resident of Bright View Commons and formerly of Morse Avenue in Woonsocket for over 40 years, died May 19, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late... more

Rita E. Genereux – Woonsocket

Rita E. (Caron) Genereux, 96, of Dana Street passed away Friday, May 19, in Oakland Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center following a recent illness. She would have turned 97 this week. She was the... more

R. Elaine Mandeville – North Smithfield

R. Elaine (DeBlois) Mandeville, 71, of Forestdale, passed away on May 18, 2017, at home, with her husband by her side. She was the wife of Thomas R. Mandeville. Born in Cumberland, she was the... more

Rita M. Carpenter - Woonsocket

Rita M. (Provencal) Carpenter, 89, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully, May 20, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Russell B... more

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