Obituaries

Ronald R. "Ronnie" Palagi – Cumberland

Ronald R. "Ronnie" Palagi, 79, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully after a five year battle with Alzheimer's Disease on Sunday, April 26, 2020, with his family by his side. He was the husband of... more

Elizabeth Bradbury – Smithfield

Elizabeth Bradbury, 103, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2020. Elizabeth (“Betty”) was born in Dudley, Massachusetts to parents John Vajcovec and Caroline Kasik Vajcovec, who both immigrated from... more

Daniel R. Lapolla – Cumberland

Daniel R. Lapolla, 79, of Cumberland, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Jane (Mandeville) Lapolla for 45 years. He was born in... more

Adelino C. Cabral – Lincoln

Adelino C. Cabral, 53, of Manville, R.I., passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020, at Landmark Medical Center. Born in Providence, he was the son of Adelino C. and Maria (Antonio) Cabral, with whom he... more

Margaret M. Bowe – Cumberland

Margaret M. Bowe, “Peggy”, 91, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Saturday, April 25, 2020. She was the beloved wife of William J. Bowe. They would have been married... more

Pauline B. Lefebvre – Lincoln

Pauline B. (Lamarre) Lefebvre, 89, of Duckworth Street, died Friday, April 24, 2020, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis Lefebvre. Born in... more

Denise Lorraine Dufault – Florida

On Easter Sunday morning, Denise Lorraine Dufault, 48, passed away peacefully in her sleep. She was born and raised in the once primarily French Canadian city of Woonsocket, R.I. For most of her... more

Christopher ‘Chris’ Fagan – Bellingham, Mass.

Christopher Fagan 51, of Bellingham, Mass., formerly of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2020, at home. He was the son of William and Janice (Jaworski) Fagan of Woonsocket. In... more

Normand “Baba” Aubin – Lincoln

Normand “Baba” Aubin, 82, of Central Street, died Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at Oakland Grove Health Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband of Lorraine (St. Onge) Aubin. Mr. & Mrs. Aubin... more

Thomas J. Warszawski – Woonsocket

Thomas J. Warszawski, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, in Woonsocket. Born in Cumberland Hill, R.I., on August 15, 1934, he was the son of... more

Carol M. Durand – Woonsocket

Carol M. Durand, 64, of Woonsocket, died Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Theresa (Beaudoin) Clark and sister of the... more

Ivar A. Elfgren – Glocester

Ivar A. Elfgren, 87, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn (Hopkins) Elfgren for 61 years. Mr. Elfgren was born in East Killingly, Conn., the son of the late... more

Charles R. Desjardins – Blackstone

Charles R. Desjardins, of Blackstone Mass., formerly of Woonsocket, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020, after a heartbreaking battle with depression and Lewy Body Dementia. For 45 years, Charlie... more

Bertrand P. Duguay – Newport

Bertrand P. Duguay, 67, of Newport, Rhode Island, unexpectedly passed away on April 20, 2020, at Newport Hospital. Bertrand “Bert” was born on May 11, 1952, in Woonsocket, R.I., to the late Albert... more

Nancy E. Shea – Smithfield

Nancy E. Shea, 88, of Austin Avenue, Greenville, passed away at home on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine (Connolly) Shea. She had... more

Leo Totoro – Pawtucket

Leo Totoro, 99, formerly of Pawtucket, passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020. He was the beloved husband of the late Albertine B. (Theroux) Totoro. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Rosario... more

Earl J. Sweeney – Cumberland

Earl J. Sweeney, 97, son, college graduate, Naval seaman, husband, dad, and Pepe survived 97 years before passing on April 22, 2020. Born March 3, 1923, in Providence R.I., he was the son of the late... more

Martha O’Rourke Tanner – Putnam, Conn.

Martha Elizabeth Crosscup Pfeufer O’Rourke Tanner was born on June 13, 1932, in Newton, Mass., and passed away on April 18, 2020, in Putnam Conn., at the age of 88. Martha was preceded in death by... more

Lisa Marie Cabral – Lincoln

Lisa Marie (Amaral) Cabral, 53, passed on Saturday, April 18, 2020, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the former wife of Manuel Caetano Cabral. Lisa was born and raised in Cumberland... more

Jacqueline D. Ezovski – Lincoln

Jacqueline D. (Poisson) Ezovski, 72, formerly of Manville, died Friday, April 17, 2020, at Stillwater Assisted Living & Skilled Nursing Center, Greenville. She was the beloved wife of the late... more

Lorraine Y. Bernard – Lincoln

Lorraine Y. Bernard, 80, formerly of Manville, died Friday, April 17, 2020 at Mount Saint Rita’s Health Centre, Cumberland. Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Adam and Virginia (Gosselin)... more

Richard A. Boyd – Cumberland

Richard A. Boyd, 66, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020, at the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late Frederick W. and Dorothy M. (... more

Lois A. Souza – Cumberland

Lois A. (Morvan) Souza, 80, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020, at the Mount St. Rita Health Centre, Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of Frank Souza, and they had been married for... more

Eileen P. Lewis – Smithfield

Eileen P. (Farrell) Lewis, 91, of Greenville, passed away Monday, April 13, 2020, at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Providence, a daughter of two Irish... more

Willard “Lenny” Marsland Jr. – Cumberland

Willard “Lenny” Marsland Jr., 82, passed away on April 14, 2020, at the Landmark Medical Center, with the love and spirit of his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Colleen B. Marsland... more

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