Obituaries

Marguerite “Peggy” Guillet – Cumberland

Marguerite “Peggy” (Fortin) Guillet, 90, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Saturday, May 13, 2017. She was the wife of the late Roland L. Guillet, Sr. Born in... more

Richard M. “Dick” Alves – Maine

Richard M. “Dick” Alves, 73, of Denmark, Maine, died unexpectedly, Thursday, May 4, at his home in Denmark. He was born on Dec. 21, 1943, in Pawtucket, R.I., a son of, Manuel and Isabel (Ferreira)... more

Arlene F. Peltier-Renaud – Central Falls

Arlene F. (Ramoli) Peltier-Renaud, 75, of Forand Manor, passed away Tuesday at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late William D. Peltier. Arlene was born in Pawtucket, a... more

Scott A. Hughes – Fall River, Mass.

Scott A. Hughes, 52, of Fall River, Mass., passed away on April 25, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Woonsocket, son of Michael Hughes of Cornell, Wis., and Lydia (Hagerty) Hughes of Fitchburg... more

Kenneth D. Moore – Attleboro, Mass.

Kenneth D. Moore, 73, of Attleboro, Mass., passed away peacefully on Friday, May 5, 2017, at his home surrounded by family. He was born on August 28, 1943, in Pawtucket, R.I., and was a son of the... more

Carol C. Croteau – Millville, Mass.

Carol C. (Cook) Croteau, 62, of Millville, Mass., passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, with loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Peter G. Beaulieu. Born in... more

James Blair – Cumberland

James Blair, 71, of Cumberland, passed away May 4, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Margaret (McKee) Blair. Born in Rockland, Maine, he was the son of the late Milton and Arlene (Barlow)... more

Virginia Ziegler – Cumberland

Virginia (Bowden) Ziegler, 96 of Cumberland passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. She was the wife of the late Warren F. Ziegler. She was born in New Haven, Conn., the daughter of the late Wade R.... more

Rita Mary Jalette – Gaithersburg, Md.

Rita Mary (Prendergast) Jalette, 94, of Gaithersburg, Md., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 30, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Henry Louis Jalette Sr.,... more

Edward C. Mongeon – Woonsocket

Edward C. Mongeon, 90, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 27, surrounded by his wife and family. He was the beloved husband of R. Patricia (Searles) Mongeon for 64 years. Born in Blackstone, he... more

Barbara J. Brown – Vermont

Barbara J. Brown died peacefully on Friday, April 21, 2017, at Brookwood Assisted Living in North Springfield, surrounded by her family. Barbara was born on September 22, 1920, in Cumberland, R.I.,... more

Matthew "Mack" Szwabowicz – Cumberland

Matthew "Mack" Szwabowicz, 89, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Born in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Anthony and Teresa (Narkieweicz) Szwabowicz.... more

Jeannine B. Mercer – Linwood, Mass.

Jeannine B. (Drolet) Mercer, 84, of Linwood, Mass., passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at her home with her family at her side. She was the wife of the late Arthur G. Mercer who died in 1998.... more

Rosalba Maker Norton – Scituate

Rosalba Maker Norton, 96, of Westerly, passed away on April 20, 2017. Born in Waltham, Mass., she was the daughter of Gladys Bowman Maker and Raymond Whitney Maker. She attended Classical High... more

Timothy J. Duffy – Cumberland

Timothy J. Duffy, 52, of Orchard Drive, Cumberland, died unexpectedly at his home on April 19, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Roberta A. (Joly) Duffy. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of Anita (... more

Frederick Steele Blackall III

Frederick Steele Blackall III, 91, of Westport, Mass., and Jupiter, Fla., passed away quietly in his sleep at the Palm Beach Gardens Florida Medical Center on April 18, 2017. “Steele” was born in... more

Antonetta Desiderato – Cumberland

Antonetta Desiderato “Etta and Toni”, 94, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 8, 2017. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Michelina (DiMuzzio)... more

Germaine M. Costa – Woonsocket

Germaine M. “Gerry” (Pelletier) Costa, 92, died Saturday, April 22, 2017, in the Ballou Home. She was the wife of the late Juvenile Specialist Alfred B. Costa. Born in Cap Chat Gaspésie, Canada,... more

Mary Rodrigues – East Providence

Mary (Motta) Rodrigues, 96, of Orchard St., East Providence, passed away Wednesday morning, April 19, 2017, at the Hebert Health Center. She was the wife of the late John A. Rodrigues. Born Jan. 27,... more

Francis A. Fleurant – Cumberland

Francis A. Fleurant, of Cumberland, and Naples, Fla., died Friday, April 14, in the Frances Georgeson House, Naples, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Barbara (Denis) Fleurant.... more

Jeanette McDermott – Cumberland

Jeanette McDermott, 80, of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, April 16, 2017. She was the wife of the late Matthew McDermott. She was also the former wife of the late Raymond Vadenais.... more

Albert Edward Chagnon – Smithfield

Albert Edward Chagnon, 91, died Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Fatima Hospital in North Providence. He was the husband of the late Amy Marilyn (Sugden) Chagnon. Born in Providence, he was a son of the... more

Susan Frances Morris – Cumberland

Susan Frances Morris of Cumberland, R.I., passed away from a long courageous battle with cancer on April 10, 2017, at the Florida Hospital Altamonte Springs Cancer Center. She was born July 23, 1942... more

Barbara A. Littlefield – North Smithfield

Barbara A. (Britt) Littlefield, 86, of North Smithfield, died April 20, 2017, in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Robert G. Littlefield. Born in Millville, Mass., she was the... more

Erica L. (Farrow) Gray – Cumberland

Erica L. (Farrow) Gray, 44, of Windy Valley Drive, died Sunday, April 16, 2017, in the Oakland Grove Health Center with her family by her side. She was the wife of Quinn Gray. Born in Woonsocket,... more

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