Obituaries

Jeanne d’Arc LaFrance - Lincoln

Jeanne d’Arc (Patry) LaFrance, 95, of Lincoln died Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Grandview Center, Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of the late Maurice J. LaFrance. Born in Weedon, Quebec, Canada... more

Joan I. Rhodes - Cumberland

Joan I. (Simskie) Rhodes, 84, of Cumberland died Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late William F. Rhodes Sr. A lifelong resident of Cumberland... more

Sister Margaret Isabel Haydon - North Providence

Sister Margaret Isabel Haydon, FMM, 96, of Ein Karim Community, died on March 27, 2015, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Sister Margaret was the daughter of the... more

John Bosco - Scituate

John Bosco, 73, of Scituate, passed away March 26, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Virginia (Laiho) Bosco. He also leaves two children, William E. Nightingale III and his wife Anne of Cranston... more

Robert Charles Jannarelli - Cumberland

Robert Charles Jannarelli died March 16 in his home of Cumberland, R.I. He was the son of Robert Brown (deceased) and the stepson of Charles Jannarelli (deceased). Robert also resided in Florida and... more

Theresa C. Doura - Cumberland

Theresa C. (LaBelle) Doura, 82, of Cumberland and formerly of Central Falls, died March 24, 2015. She was the wife of the late Fred Doura. Theresa was born in Seekonk, Mass., a daughter of Wilfred... more

Florence T. L'Heureux - Cumberland

Florence T. (Smith) L'Heureux, 92, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at home. She was the wife of the late Charles E. L'Heureux. Born in Chelsea, Mass., she was the daughter of the late... more

Steven C. Lawrence - Smithfield

Steven C. Lawrence, 80, of Elmhurst Drive, Greenville, died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Maryellen (Kittle) Lawrence. They had been married for... more

Roger R. Ferschke - Woonsocket

Roger R. Ferschke, 85, of Theresa Street, and formerly of Dexter Street, died March 21, 2015, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Pauline C. (Leclerc) Ferschke.... more

Charles V. Foltz - Macungie, Pa.

Charles V. Foltz, 80, of Macungie, Pa., formerly of Cumberland, R.I., died Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Judith (Drenguba) Foltz to whom he was married for... more

Mary Rabczak - Cumberland

Mary Rabczak, 94, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Friday, March 20, 2015, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. Born in Lowell, Mass., she was the daughter of... more

Patricia A. Nelson - Bellingham, Mass.

Patricia A. (Robitaille) Nelson, 76, of Scott Hill Road died Saturday, March 14, 2015, in UMass Medical Center in Worcester with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Robert I. Nelson... more

Barbara M. Montgomery - Lincoln

Barbara M. Montgomery, 90, of Woonsocket, and formerly of Lincoln, died on March 17, 2015. She was the wife of the late Samuel E. Montgomery. She was a daughter of the late John and Annie (Speirs)... more

Grace R. Lewin - Lincoln

Grace R. Lewin, 91, beloved wife of the late Stephen L. Lewin, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at the Holiday Retirement Home surrounded by her loving family. Grace was born... more

Eleanor R. Preston - Cumberland

Eleanor R. (Rawson) Preston, 93, of Woonsocket, R.I., formerly of Cumberland, R.I., died on Sunday, March 15, 2015, at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center in Woonsocket, R.I. She was the wife of... more

Francis A. Alarie - Cumberland

Francis A. Alarie, 86, of Cumberland, died March 13, 2015, at Miriam Hospital. He was the husband of the late Norma (Facteau) Alarie. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Peter H. and Orise... more

Elsie M. Crabb - Scituate

Elsie M. Crabb, 96, of Samuel Stone Road, Scituate, died shortly after midnight on Sunday, March 15, after a brief illness. Elsie was the widow of John E. Crabb to whom she had been married for 64... more

Diane L. Soucy - Cumberland

Diane L. (Delisle) Soucy, 70, of Cumberland passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Ronald L. Soucy, and they had been married for 46 years.... more

Paul A. Chabot - Harrisville

Paul A. "Professor" Chabot, 83, of Harrisville, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 8 at Philip Hulitar surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was the husband of 63 years of Loraine (Jabotte... more

Robert Greenwood Aust Sr. - Johnston

Robert Greenwood Aust Sr., of Johnston, passed away on Monday March 9. He was a son of the late Frederick Kenneth Aust and Annis (Greenwood) Aust. Leaving behind his beloved wife of 43 years Evelyn... more

Denise L. Champeau - Cumberland

Denise L. (Champagne) Champeau, 46, passed away Monday, March 9 in the Women & Infants Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of James Champeau. Born in Ware, Mass., she was the daughter... more

Elaine A. Coia - Greenville

Elaine A. Coia, 57, of Greenville, passed away on February 27. A lifelong resident of Rhode Island and born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Margaret (Pallotta) Vallese.... more

Joan D Doire - Cumberland

Joan D Doire, 74, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 10, 2015. She was the wife of the late Gerard Doire. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late James and Joan (Jarosz... more

Leo O. Laferriere - Lincoln

Leo O. Laferriere, 82, of Old River Road, Manville, died Saturday, March 7, at home. Born in Manville, a son of the late Lionel and Mirza (Beaudoin) Laferriere, he had been a lifelong resident of... more

James H. Williams Sr., Burrillville

James H. Williams Sr., 67, passed away Friday March 6, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Helen S. (LaTour) Williams for 49 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Henry O. and Grace M... more

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