Obituaries

Deborah D. Tower – Glocester

Deborah D. Tower, 73, of Snake Hill Road, Glocester, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Greenville Skilled Nursing in Greenville. She was the widow of William A. Tower. They had been married for 48... more

Daniel Richard Eskeli – Blackstone

Daniel Richard Eskeli of Blackstone, Mass., passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass., after a brave and stubborn battle against Leukemia. Dan was born... more

Kevin M. Lynch – Florida

Kevin M. Lynch, 67, of New Port Richey, Fla., passed away on June 10, 2018. Born in Woonsocket, R.I., on April 28, 1951, Kevin lived most of his life in Rhode Island, also spending time in Hawaii... more

Anna H. Bibeault – Woonsocket

Anna H. (Ouellette) Bibeault, 87, of Woonsocket, passed away on June 22, 2018, in the St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Herve O. Bibeault whom she married on July 4, 1953. Born in... more

Margaret R. "Maggie" Philbin – Cumberland

Margaret R. "Maggie" Philbin (Hogue), 77, of Boardman Ave., Cumberland, passed away June 20, 2018, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Terrance J. Philbin for the past 53 years.... more

Phyllis A. Osedacz – Cumberland

Phyllis A. (Kwasneiwski) Osedacz, 80, of E. Earle St., passed away Friday, June 22 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley "Phillip" Osedacz. Born in Dudley, Mass., she was the daughter... more

Theodore E. Lemieux Jr.

Theodore E. Lemieux Jr. died peacefully at Overlook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on June 17. He was born to the late Theodore E. and Barbara (Brackett) Lemieux Sr. He leaves his wife, Jeannine... more

Gerard (Jeff) Bouvier – Woonsocket

Gerard (Jeff) Bouvier, 72, went to the Lord on May 29, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Theresa (Maguire); stepson, Reginald Corey; brothers Paul and James and their spouses, and sister, Claire... more

Therese J. Cote – Woonsocket

Therese J. Cote, 94, formerly of Congress St. and Privilege St. in Woonsocket, died Friday, June 15, 2018, with her family by her side at Heritage Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Smithfield. She... more

Armando Tenreiro – Cumberland

Armando Tenreiro, 74, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Elza J. (Albuquerque) Tenreiro. Born in Torre de... more

Frederick W. “Eric” Hosmer – Smithfield

Hosmer, Frederick W. “Eric”, 46, died on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Metrowest Medical Center, Framingham, Mass. He was the son of Frederick R. and Audrey (Kunelius) Hosmer of Greenville. Born in... more

Eileen Mae Kayata – Dennisport, Mass.

Eileen Mae (Collins) Kayata, 90, of Dennisport, Mass., died peacefully at Cape Cod Hospital June 15, 2018. She was the wife of the late Michel (Mitch) Kayata (1998). Born and raised in Pawtucket, R.I... more

Paul Anthony Sassi – Westerly

Paul Anthony Sassi of Westerly, R.I., passed away unexpectedly at Rhode Island Hospital on June 9, 2018, at the age of 72. Born June 14, 1945, in Providence, R.I., to Maria and Amedeo Sassi, Paul... more

Rena Andreoni Hemond – Woonsocket

Rena Andreoni Hemond, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2018, under the watchful eye and compassionate care of the Ballou Home staff. Services will be held on June 23, 2018, at 9 a.m., from Holt... more

Lillian Mary Crepeau – Yarmouth, Maine

Lillian Mary Crepeau, 93, formerly of Cumberland, Rhode Island, passed away quietly at her home at Bay Square in Yarmouth, Maine, on Monday, May 7, 2018, surrounded by family and caregivers that... more

Mary Lou McNally – Cumberland

Mary Lou (Aken) McNally, 85, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at home. She was the wife of the late Gerald F. McNally. Born in Utica, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Harold... more

Albert A. Bessette, Jr. – Cumberland

Albert A. Bessette, Jr., 66, of Mendon Road, Cumberland, died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Norwich, Conn., a son of the late Albert A. and Theresa (... more

Ruth T. Leite – North Attleboro, Mass.

Ruth T. (Mooney) Leite, 73, of Longview Drive, died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Life Care Center of Attleboro. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. Leite. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of... more

Linda A. Nazareth – Cumberland

Linda A. Nazareth, 54, of Cumberland, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 10, 2018. Linda was born on July 31, 1963, and was a lifelong resident of Cumberland, R.I. She worked at the Arc of Northern... more

Joseph L. Fougere – Cumberland

Joseph L. Fougere, 58, of Cumberland, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, June 10, 2018. He was happily married to Lisa (Orfan) Fougere for 30 years and was... more

James A. Chase – Smithfield

James A. Chase, 68, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Lori A. (Bonnier) Chase. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late James O. “Jiggs” and Hazel E. (Wilson)... more

Edward (Ed) Farrar – Hawaii

Edward (Ed) Farrar, 64 of Keaau/Mountain View and Honolulu, Hawaii, died at Tripler Medical Center, Honolulu, following a brief illness. Born in Woonsocket, Ed was the oldest son of the late George... more

Mary Julia Wojcik – Blackstone

Mary Julia Wojcik, 90, of Blackstone, Mass., passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 2. She was surrounded by her loving family and her cherished cat “Boo-Boo.” Mary was the wife and... more

Doria B. Tremblay – Lincoln

Doria B. Tremblay, 100, formerly of Pearl St., Manville, R.I., died Thursday, June 6, 2018, at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. She was the loving wife of the late Raoul J. Tremblay. They were... more

Danita Spameni – Smithfield

Danita Spameni, 83, a dearest wife, mother, grandmother and friend entered into eternal life on June 5, 2018, while at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in East Greenwich, she was a daughter... more

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