Obituaries

Charles A. Lesieur Jr. - Woonsocket

Charles A. Lesieur Jr., 91, passed away Tuesday, June 1, in the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Iris (Caselli) Lesieur who... more

Pamela A. Griffin - Smithfield

Pamela A. Griffin, age 60, passed away on Thursday, May 27. Born in Providence on Feb. 5, 1961, she was the daughter of Evelyn Shippee. She was raised in the Greenville village of Smithfield, where... more

Ralph Belleville - Lincoln

On June 3, Ralph Belleville, 71, of Lincoln, passed away at home with his wife by his side. He was the son of the late Ralph and Marion (Nichols) Belleville. Ralph graduated Woonsocket High School... more

Rene L. L'Etoile - North Smithfield

Rene L. L'Etoile, 81, of North Smithfield, died June 1, in his home with his family by his side. He was the husband of Rachel (Coderre) L'Etoile. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late... more

Thomas A. Benoit - Chepachet

Thomas A. Benoit, 70, a man who embodied faith, passion and hard work, entered into eternal rest on June 1. He was the beloved husband of Lucille M. (Mandeville) Benoit and father of Luc Benoit. Tom... more

George J. Dulieu - Pawtucket

George J. Dulieu, age 84, of Pawtucket, died on Thursday, June 3, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Pauline M. (Damiani) Dulieu. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket... more

William J. Cochrane III - Escondido, Calif.

William J. Cochrane III, 67, formerly of Cumberland, suffered the ravages of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), a neuro-degenerative disease, for many years until his peaceful passing on April 13... more

Raymond T. Walker - Lincoln

Raymond T. Walker, 69, of Progress Street, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 27, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Debra (Rivard) Walker. Mr. & Mrs.... more

Eric C. Wakely - Woonsocket

Eric C. Wakely, 29, of Woonsocket, died Friday, May 28, in Woonsocket. Born in Providence, he was the son of Calvin R. Beatty and Lisa M. Wakely, both of Woonsocket. Eric worked as a roofer for Trem... more

Raymond F. LaFleur - Scituate

Raymond F. LaFleur, 77, passed away Sunday, May 30. He is survived by Cynthia J. (Swallow) Allen who was the love of his life for the last 32 years. Born in Fall River, Mass., he was a son of the... more

Joshua (Norman) Chopy - Cumberland

Joshua (Norman) Chopy, 92, passed away on Sunday, May 30, at South County Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Norman, as he was lovingly named by his mother, was born in Central Falls on Jan.... more

Paul R. Lacombe - Lincoln

Paul R. Lacombe, 83, formerly of Albion, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Jeanne (Metivier) Lacombe. Mr. & Mrs. Lacombe had... more

G. Stephen Marshall - Cumberland

G. Stephen Marshall, 66, of Mimosa Court, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Cynthia (Gilbert)... more

John E. McDevitt Jr. - Cumberland

John E. McDevitt Jr., 83, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 29, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Maureen (Pettit) McDevitt. Born in Pawtucket, he... more

Joan Wyatt Hook - Cumberland

Joan Wyatt Hook, 90, of Cumberland, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, Providence. She was the wife of the late Alan V. Hook. Born in Geneva, N.Y., she was the... more

Hubert Holt Jr. - Glocester

Hubert Holt Jr., 93, of Glocester, passed away on May 29 at Fatima Hospital. He was the son of the late Elizabeth Ann (Green) and Hubert Holt and brother of the late Harry Holt. Hubert leaves his... more

David R. Stearns - Harrisville

David R. Stearns, 75, of Harrisville, died May 28, in Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. He was the husband of Claire (Beauchemin) Stearns. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late... more

Debra Anne Finnegan - West Warwick

Debra Anne (Reed) Finnegan, 66, a resident of West Warwick for 34 years, passed away on Thursday, May 27, at Greenville Health Center in Smithfield after a three week illness. Born in Providence, she... more

Debra C. Levesque - North Smithfield

Debra C. Levesque, 64, of North Smithfield, died peacefully on Friday, May 28, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Marc R. Levesque. Born in Woonsocket, she was... more

Eduino Joaquim Fontes - Lincoln

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Eduino Joaquim Fontes, 81, of Lincoln, on May 26. He was the beloved husband of Maria E. (Pina) Fontes. Eduino and Maria (Djiny) had been married... more

Pauline M. Gallant - North Smithfield

Pauline M. Gallant, 86, of Mendon Road, passed away on May 25, at home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late J. Charles Gallant. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the... more

Peter J. Pihun - Tiverton

Peter J. Pihun, 71, passed away Saturday, May 22, in Saint Anne’s Hospital. He was the companion of Patricia Sokoll of Providence. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (... more

Nancy L. Dursin - Woonsocket

Nancy L. Dursin, 72, of Woonsocket, died April 23, at home. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Edgar, Sr. and Lucille (Desrosiers) Dursin. Nancy was employed by Almacs for many... more

Claire Anita Mathieu - Cumberland

Claire Anita (Batalon) Mathieu, 92, passed away May 25. Born in North Providence, she was a daughter of the late Edmond and Germaine (Chicoine) Batalon; wife of the late George G. Mathieu Sr.;... more

Jeanne Irene Benoit - Brooksville, Fla.

Mrs. Jeanne I. (Croteau) Benoit, age 70, of Brooksville, Fla., passed away early Wednesday morning, April 28, at Bayfront Health Brooksville, with her husband Leo by her side. Born on June 19, 1950,... more

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