Obituaries

Anne F. Richer – Lincoln

Anne F. (Perron) Richer, 78, of Sayles Hill Road, passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020, at The Holiday Retirement Home. She was born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Gerard and Adele (Lavendier)... more

Robert H. Donahue – North Providence

Robert H. Donahue, 86, of North Providence, passed away on Saturday, May 30, in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. A devoted brother, uncle, neighbor and friend, Bob will be missed by... more

Gloria Dorothy Morelle – Cumberland

Gloria Dorothy Morelle, 94, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with her family by her side Monday, June 8, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Jean F. C. Morelle. Born in Woonsocket, she... more

Rene Godin – Lincoln

Rene Godin, 83, of Manville, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, at the Woonsocket Health Center. He was the husband of the late Blanche (Delisle) Godin. Born in Albion, R.I., he was the son of the... more

Gerald M. Chamberland – North Smithfield

Gerald M. Chamberland, 96, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, at the Friendly Home. He was the husband of Constance (Cote) Chamberland for 71 years. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late... more

Lucille Barchiesi – North Smithfield

Lucille (Dufresne) Barchiesi, 99, passed away peacefully at Landmark Medical Center on Friday, June 5, 2020. She was the wife of the late Armand Barchiesi. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of... more

William J. O’Coin Jr., Esq. – Cumberland

William J. O’Coin, Jr., Esq., 85 years of age, passed on Saturday, June 6, 2020, following a faith-based and honorable life of personal and professional accomplishments. Upon graduating from... more

Mary-Louise Boyer – Cumberland

Mary-Louise (Whiteside) Boyer, 72, passed away on June 3, 2020. She was the wife of the late Garth Boyer. Born in Pawtucket she was the daughter of Shirley (Birtwell) Whiteside, and the late William... more

Margaret M. "Peggy" Lizotte – North Smithfield

Margaret M. "Peggy" Lizotte, 85, of North Smithfield, died June 6, 2020, in her home. She was the wife of Donald J. "Pop" Lizotte, whom she married Feb. 27, 1954. Born in North Smithfield, she was... more

Joseph Baptista – Cumberland

Joseph Baptista, 66 passed away on Saturday in the Philip Hulitar, Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Providence, after a short battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Born in Portugal, he was the son... more

Peter James Durfee, Marshfield, Mass.

Peter James Durfee, 69, of Marshfield, Mass., passed away at home on June 5, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Sheila (Whalen) Durfee for nearly 43 years. The son of the late Sen. Raymond and... more

Margaret Goodnow – Cumberland

Margaret (Rowland) Goodnow, 94, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at The Holiday Retirement Home, Lincoln. She was the wife of the late Ralph E. Goodnow. Born in Exeter... more

Joseph A. Picard – Woonsocket

Joseph A. Picard, 87, of Woonsocket, died May 27, 2020, at the Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Nancy (Lavoie) Picard. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Albert... more

Albert C. DeSerres – Woonsocket

Albert C. DeSerres, 72, of Rodman St., Woonsocket, died June 5, 2020, in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Lucien and Emma (Billiet) DeSerres. Mr.... more

Dawn Cavallaro – Cumberland

Dawn Cavallaro, 87, formerly of Cumberland, R.I., and Andover, Mass., died Tuesday, May 26, 2020, after a long battle with dementia and ultimately Covid-19. Born in Holyoke, Mass., she was the... more

John Francis Slattery – East Providence

John Francis Slattery, 91, of East Providence, joined his Holy Father and the angels in Heaven on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Born in Lincoln, R.I., he was the beloved son of the late John Christopher... more

Arthur R "Archie" Crowley – Cumberland

Arthur R "Archie", Crowley, 80, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, June 1, 2020, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Shelvia J. (Gamble) Crowley, and they had been married for... more

William H. Rogers Sr. – Woonsocket

William H. Rogers, Sr., 80, of Woonsocket, died May 31, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Fernande (Delvaux) Rogers, whom he married in 1965. Born in... more

Rita J. (Barrette) Dubuc – North Smithfield

Rita J. (Barrette) Dubuc, 89, of North Smithfield, died May 27, 2020, in St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Leo D. Dubuc, Sr. Born in Saylesville, she was the daughter of the late... more

William T. Moran – Cumberland

William T. Moran, 85, of Winsor Street, died Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of 62 years of Elizabeth M. (Aldrich) Moran. Born in... more

Alice E. Quinn – Lincoln

Alice E. Quinn, 97, of Lincoln, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, in the dedicated care of West Shore Health Center in Warwick. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Quinn. Born in... more

Edward J. "Ed" Labonte – Astor, Fla.

Edward J. "Ed" Labonte, 59, of Astor, Fla., died May 22, 2020. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Raymond P. and Mary "Marge" (Sherman) Labonte. Mr. Labonte worked for the town of... more

Rose Marie Plante – Glocester

Rose Marie Plante, 86, of Aldrich Road, Glocester, passed away on Friday May 22, in her home and surrounded by her family. She was a daughter of the late Edgar A. and Alice (LaRochelle) Plante. She... more

Hugh R. Monahan – Pawtucket

Hugh R. Monahan, 89, of Smithfield Avenue, died Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at the Philip Hulitar Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Harrison) Monahan. Born in Pawtucket... more

James B. Rivers – Cumberland

James B Rivers, 76, of Cumberland, formerly of Woonsocket, passed away at home on May 26, 2020, with his family by his side, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the husband of... more

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