Obituaries

Georgette A. Cournoyer – Woonsocket

Mrs. Georgette A. (Gaucher) Cournoyer, 91, a resident of Kennedy Manor, Woonsocket, R.I., died Monday, January 27, 2020, after a brief illness in Woonsocket Health & Rehab Center, surrounded by... more

Dorcas J. Dragon – Cumberland

Dorcas J. (Lawton) Dragon, 86, of Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. She was the wife of the late Anthony J. Dragon Sr. Born in Lincoln, she... more

Claire F. Arnold – Cumberland

Claire F. Arnold, 94, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully January 8, 2020. She was the wife of the late Howard Arnold. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late William and Madeline (... more

Sheila M. Cournoyer – Blackstone

Sheila M. Cournoyer, of Blackstone, Mass., and formerly of North Smithfield, R.I., passed peacefully surrounded by her family on January 26, 2020. She was born in Boston on October 30, 1939. She was... more

Warren D. Smith – Uxbridge, Mass.

Warren D. Smith, 82, of Uxbridge, Mass., formerly of Blackstone, Mass., passed away peacefully on January 26, in his home, with his family by his side. Warren was the loving husband for over 50... more

Ernest E. Tellier – Cumberland

Ernest E. Tellier, 74, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 26, 2020, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. He was the beloved husband of Claire (LaMontagne) Tellier. Born in... more

Alzira Leone “Mama Leone” – Lincoln

Alzira Leone “Mama Leone,” 84, of Greenwood Lane, formerly of The Bronx, N.Y., passed away Friday, January 24, 2020, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence, R.I., surrounded by her loving... more

Beryl E. Nichols – Lincoln

Beryl E. (Lovering) Nichols, 88, of Colonial Drive, died Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Chester R. “Chet” Nichols Jr. Born... more

Edward A. Marchand – Cumberland

Edward A. Marchand, 85, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Monday, January 20, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Claudette (Blanchard) Marchand. They were happily... more

Arthur A. Gilbert – Attleboro, Mass.

Arthur A. Gilbert, 81, of South Attleboro, Mass., passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Carolyn (O’Brien) Gilbert. They were happily married for 49 years. Born in... more

Claudette C. Durand – Cumberland

Claudette C. Durand, 81, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020. She was the beloved wife of Raymond Durand. They were happily married for 60 years. Born in Woonsocket, she was the... more

Thomas J. Lacombe – Lincoln

Thomas J. Lacombe, 94, formerly of Manville, died on Friday, January 10, 2020, at the St. Antoine Residence. He was the loving husband of the late Doris Y. (Lafleur) Lacombe. They were married in... more

Roland LaPorte – Smithfield

Roland LaPorte, 77, of Pawtucket, formerly from Greenville, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at the Hope Health and Palliative Care in Providence, surrounded by his loving family. He was the... more

Marjorie Ann Clemence Chesebro – Scituate

Margorie Ann Clemence Chesebro, a longtime resident of Scituate until 2007 when she moved to Florida with her daughter and family, died on Monday, Jan. 13 at home. She is survived by her son,... more

Jacqueline R. Serafin – Wakefield

Jacqueline R. (Marier) Serafin, 89, of Wakefield, passed away January 19, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael R. Serafin. Born in Woonsocket, she was... more

J. Robbins Arnold – Cumberland

J. Robbins Arnold, 85, of Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, died Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Woonsocket Health Center, Woonsocket, surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of 60... more

Marcel Laplante – North Smithfield

Marcel Laplante, 76, of Black Plain Road, North Smithfield, died January 16, 2020, at his home. He was the husband of Lorraine (Bourget) Laplante whom he married September 5, 1970. Born in... more

Paul R. Frigon – Cumberland

Paul R. Frigon, 56, of Cumberland, R.I., passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020. He was the loving, devoted husband of Michelle Lambert-Frigon. He was employed at Synagro, in Woonsocket, R.I. ,... more

William S. Penhallow – Charlestown

Professor Emeritus William S. Penhallow, an accomplished physicist and astronomer who spent his life studying the universe, has returned to the heavens. On January 15, 2020, at the age of 86, William... more

June King – Lincoln

June (Birchard) King, beloved wife of the late Thomas G. King, Ed.D., passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 14, 2020. Born on June 26, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Lillian (... more

Nancy Beale Cannon – Framingham, Mass.

Nancy Beale Cannon, age 85, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2020, at home in the Brookdale Senior Living Center, Framingham, Mass. She was born on December 15,1934, and raised in Sagamore, Mass... more

Gerard A. Noel Jr. – Woonsocket

Gerard A. Noel Jr., 82, of Prospect St., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at The Holiday with his loving family by his side after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was... more

Glen R. Bogan – Woonsocket

Glen R. Bogan, 61, died peacefully at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, on January 13, 2020. Born in Woonsocket, R.I., Glen was the son of the late Molly and Robert “Champ” Champagne and Vincent... more

Lois Laporte – Lincoln

Lois (Bertozzi) Laporte, 71, of Lincoln, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Albert J. LaPorte. Born in Attleboro, Mass., she was... more

Audrey G. Neery – Lincoln

Audrey G. (Briden) Neery, 88, of Smith Street, died Sunday, January 5, 2020, at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Leo Neery and the former wife... more

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