Obituaries

James A. McBride – Lincoln

James A. McBride, 85, of Lincoln passed away peacefully Monday, June 22, 2020, at Grandview Center, Cumberland. Born in Jewett City, Conn., a son of the late Francis A. and Urania Catherine (Evans)... more

Ann Marie Sormanti – North Smithfield

Ann Marie Sormanti, 70, of Greenville Road, North Smithfield, died on Thursday, June 18, in Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Alfred “Butch” Sormanti. They had been married... more

William A. Lewis – Lincoln

William A. Lewis, 76, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 21, 2020, after a long battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family in East Lyme, Conn. Born on April 5, 1944, “Uncle Bill... more

James T. Cheetham III – Smithfield

James T. Cheetham III, 84, of Smithfield (formerly of Cumberland), passed away peacefully on May 9, 2020. Though born in Central Falls, he resided in Pawtucket for a good portion of his life before... more

Rose Marie Lemire – Blackstone

Rose Marie (Turcotte) Lemire, 74, of Blackstone, died June 20, 2020, at home. She was the beloved wife of Henry Lemire, whom she married May 30, 1964. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the... more

Shirley A. Brunelle – Woonsocket

Shirley A. (Murray) Brunelle, 67, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on June 17 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the loving wife of Roger Brunelle. Born, Nov. 18, 1952, in Woonsocket, she was... more

Kathleen V. Boyle – Cumberland

Kathleen V. Boyle, 83, passed away on Saturday, June 20, in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late John J. Boyle. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late William... more

Jean F. D’Amico – North Providence

Jean F. (Garrity) D’Amico, 69, passed away June 19, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of the late Gerald “Jerry” J. D’Amico. Born in Providence, she was a... more

Evelyn Armfield – Lincoln

Evelyn Armfield, 73, of Lincoln, R.I., passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2020, with her children by her side after complications from a stroke. Evelyn, also known to those close to her as... more

Marc E. Auger – Lincoln

Marc E. Auger, 68, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully after a brief and courageous battle with cancer Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of... more

Victor H. Blank – Cumberland

Victor H. Blank, 89, passed away on June 18, 2020. He was the loving husband of Carole (Pines) Blank. They had been married for 65 years. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of Jacob and Rose (... more

Robert Baxter – Lincoln

Robert Baxter, 84, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 18, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Mary (Astley) Baxter. Born in Pawtucket, a son... more

Maureen Maney – North Smithfield

Maureen Maney, 78, passed away June 18, 2020, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Vivian (Beaudet) Maney. She was the dear... more

David ‘Doc’ Cameron Leach – Cumberland

David "Doc" Cameron Leach, 72, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020, at his home in Cumberland. He was a lifelong Cumberland resident. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late... more

Donna M. Robert – Woonsocket

Donna M. (Bouley) Robert, 59, of Woonsocket, passed away June 14, 2020, at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late James Robert, whom she married April 20, 1996. Born in Woonsocket,... more

Ronald A. Romano Sr. – West Warwick

Ronald A. Romano, Sr., 80, passed away June 15, 2020, at Hope Hospice in Providence. He was born in Providence and was the son of the late Frank and Angelina (DeGuilio) Romano. He was the beloved... more

Philippe G. LeBlanc – Cumberland

Philippe G. LeBlanc, 64, passed away on Sunday, June 14, peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Diane (Medeiros) LeBlanc, they have been married for the past 43 years.... more

Philip Hamric – Cumberland

Our beloved brother, uncle, cousin, and friend, is gone too soon! Philip Hamric of Cumberland, R.I., was a great humanitarian who had a good and generous heart. Selfless beyond words, he did... more

Donald J. McConville – Cumberland

McConville, Donald J, 86, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, June 12, 2020, at the Holiday Retirement Center, Manville after a short battle with COVID-19. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the... more

Elizabeth “Betty” Alves – Woonsocket

Elizabeth “Betty” Alves, 86, of Woonsocket, R.I., passed away peacefully, Thursday, May 21, 2020. She was the wife of the late Manuel Alves. Born in Milford, Mass., she was the daughter of the late... more

Dorothy P. Regan – Johnston

Dorothy P. Regan, 91, of Johnston, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, June 14, 2020. Born in Providence she was a daughter of the late Charles and Hannah Kane. Dorothy was married for 69... more

Joan C. (Fido) Grondalski – Lincoln

Joan C. Grondalski, 92, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Grondalski. Born in Cumberland, R.I., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (... more

Gracinda B. Rijo – Lincoln

Gracinda B. Rijo, 98, of Lincoln, R.I., passed away on June 9, 2020, at the Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. Wife of the late Joseph G. Rijo, she was born in Vila de Rei, Portugal,... more

Armand P. “Mike”Levesque – Lincoln

Armand P. “Mike”Levesque, 83, of Lincoln, R.I., peacefully passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Hospice. He was the son of the late Ernest Levesque and Jeanette (Gagnon) Levesque. He was the... more

Charles J. Bart – Cumberland

Charles J. Bart, 93, of Smithfield, formerly of Cumberland passed away Friday, June 12, 2020, at the Elmhurst Rehabilitation Center, Providence. He was the husband of Claire (Dusablon) Bart, and they... more

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