Obituaries

Edgar T. Lajoie - Cumberland

Edgar T. Lajoie, 92, of Marywood Lane, Cumberland, R.I., formerly of Blackstone, Mass., died Sunday July 14, 2013, in the Holiday Retirement Home with his family by his side. He was the husband of... more

Dexter B. Merry - Smithfield

Dexter B. Merry, 68, passed away July 11, 2013. He was the wonderful husband of Patricia A. (Shanahan) Merry for 39 years; loving father of Ann Kukulski of New Hampshire, Tom Maguire of North... more

Shannon C. Heil - Burrillville

Shannon C. Heil, 19, of Victory Highway, Oakland, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, from injuries in an automobile accident in Burrillville. Born in Woonsocket, Shannon was the beloved daughter of... more

Merilyn L. (Spencer) Durrell - Scituate

Merilyn L. (Spencer) Durrell, 77, a former resident of North Scituate Village, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at Martin Hospital South in Stuart, FL. She was the beloved wife of the late Clyde Durrell.... more

Anna Makar - Blackstone

Anna (Kostyk) Makar, 93, of Blackstone, Mass., died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the Holiday Retirement Home in Manviile, R.I. Born in the Ukraine, Anna was the wife of the late Stefan Makar with whom... more

Dennis J. Cabral - Blackstone

Dennis J. Cabral, 70, of Blackstone, and formerly of Uxbridge, passed away Friday, July 12, 2013, in Milford Regional Medical Ctr., Milford, with his family by his side. He was born in Woonsocket, R.... more

Claire R. Ross - Cumberland

Claire R. Ross, 88, of Mendon Road, passed on July 12, 2013, at the Grandview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center following a short illness. She was the wife of the late Andre Ross. They had been... more

Shirley Martin - North Smithfield

Shirley (Nelson) Martin, 86, of North Smithfield, died July 9, 2013, in Hebert Nursing Home, Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Edward A. Martin. Born in North Smithfield, she was the daughter... more

Rose B. Hall - Smithfield

Rose B. Hall, 91, of Mowry Road died Monday, July 8, 2013, at North Bay Manor in Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Raymond J. Hall. Born in Johnston, she was a daughter of the late Charles and... more

Zachary R. Costello - Woonsocket

Zachary R. Costello, 24, of Woonsocket, died July 8, 2013, in his home. He was the son of Diane L. (Lemay) Costello of Woonsocket and the late Richard E. Costello. He had previously lived in... more

Donald W. Dunford - Cranston

Donald W. Dunford, 56, of Walden Way, died suddenly on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Kent Hospital in Warwick. He was the beloved husband of Bonnie J. (Slocum) Dunford. Born in Providence, the son of... more

Frances Noella Burke - Ava, Mo.

Frances Noella “Fran” (Palmisano) Burke, 69, passed to heaven on July 1, 2013, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo. Fran was born Jan. 12, 1944, in Providence to Angelo and Ruth (Larsh)... more

James B. Hayfield - Foster

James B. Hayfield of Foster passed away June 29, 2013, at Cherry Hill Manor. He was the husband of Genevieve (Brown) Hayfield. Besides his wife he is survived by his stepson, Roger “Butch” D’Alessio... more

Mark O. McDermott - Cumberland

Mark O. McDermott, 31, of Cumberland passed away Friday, July 5 at the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Brian and Karen (Lalime) McDermott. He resided in Cumberland... more

Todd Skwirz - Cumberland

Todd Skwirz, 47, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Born in Providence, he was the son of Edward and Sandra (Barker) Skwirz. He was a lifelong resident of Cumberland. Todd was salesman in the... more

Elizabeth Thulier - Cumberland

Elizabeth (Bosworth) Thulier, 84, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Neptune, N.J. She was a resident of Central Falls and Cumberland, and most recently Colts Neck, N.J. She was predeceased by... more

Joseph M. Voas - Berlin, N.H.

Joseph M. Voas, 70, of Berlin, N.H., passed away Thursday, July 4, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was in the company of his brothers and sisters, who cared for him with great... more

Leonard R. Bradley - Cumberland

Leonard R. Bradley, P.E., 77, of Cumberland passed away after a brief illness Tuesday, July 2, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Dowling) Bradley. They were happily married for 55 years... more

Walter F. Bosse - Cumberland

Walter F. "Tex" Bosse, 91, of Putnam Pike, Smithfield, formerly of Norton Drive, Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at the Village at Waterman Lake, Smithfield. He was the beloved husband... more

Patrick V. O'Hara Jr. - North Smithfield

Patrick V. O'Hara Jr., 65, of Summit Avenue, died June 30, 2013, at home surrounded by love. He was the husband for 45 years of Claire (Vallieres) O'Hara. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the... more

Raymond E. Aquilante - Warwick

Raymond E. Aquilante, 72, died Saturday, June 29, 2013. He was the husband of the late Patricia A. (Fox) Aquilante. Born in Providence, a son of the late Anthony and Mabel (Hawksley) Aquilante, he... more

Maria Suffoletto - North Smithfield

Maria Suffoletto, 97, formerly of LaFlamme Avenue, Woonsocket, died Sunday, June 30, 2013, in the St. Antoine Residence with her family by her side. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late... more

Margaret Couture - Smithfield

Margaret (DiSaia) Couture, 91, of Smithfield passed away on June 28, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Roland Couture. Margaret was employed by General Electric before her retirement. She... more

Elizabeth Anne Barker - North Smithfield

Elizabeth Anne (Passarelli) Barker, 86, of North Smithfield, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Miriam Hospital in Providence. She was the wife of the late Thomas Calvin Barker. Born in Providence, R.I... more

Florette A. Peloquin Pare - Woonsocket

Florette A. (Lavallee) Peloquin Pare, 93, formerly of Chimney Hill Apartments in Cumberland, died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Oakland Grove Health Care Center surrounded by her loving family. She... more

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