Obituaries

Loretta A. McVey - Cumberland

Loretta A. McVey, 88, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 12, in the Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph A. McVey. Born in Taunton, Mass., she was the... more

John J. 'Johnny' Gariepy - Cumberland

John J. "Johnny" Gariepy, 75, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 11, in R.I. Hospital, Providence, surrounded by his loving family. Born in North Attleboro, Mass., he was the son of the late Henry and... more

Angelina A. Torregrossa - Narragansett

Angelina A. (Niro) Torregrossa, 94, of Narragansett, formerly of North Providence, passed away gently on Aug. 10. She was the widow of the late Salvatore J. Torregrossa Sr. Angie was a loving... more

Philip F. Murphy - Cumberland

Philip F. Murphy, 95, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Jean (Gilchrist) Murphy, and they had been married for... more

Alfred M. Staples - Blackstone, Mass.

Mr. Alfred M. Staples, 73, of Blackstone, Mass., passed away at Cedarwood Gardens, Franklin, Mass., on April 25. Alfred was the son of the late Alma Cote and George Staples, born Jan. 12,1947, in... more

Alana Belle Taylor - Cumberland

Alana Belle Taylor, infant daughter of Mark Taylor and Nicole Nickerson of Cumberland, was granted her angel wings on Aug. 9. Her days in this life were surrounded by family and friends that... more

Jane M. Bodnar - Woonsocket

Jane Margaret (McKenna) Bodnar, 80, died peacefully at Brigham and Women`s Hospital (Boston) of congestive heart complications. Jane was born to Charles and Marion McKenna of Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.... more

Gertrude J. Jarvis - North Smithfield

Gertrude J. (Mailloux) Jarvis, 98, formerly of Warwick Street, Woonsocket, passed away Saturday, Aug. 8, in St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Donald J. Jarvis. Gertrude was born... more

Alan D. Ross - North Carolina

Alan D. Ross (1948-2020), 71, passed away at home in North Carolina on July 27. Alan was born in Central Falls, R.I., and was the son of the late Walter E. Ross and Dorothy (Holtham) Ross of... more

Claire E. Farrar - Smithfield

Claire E. (Bolduc) Farrar, 87, passed away Saturday, Aug. 8. She was the wife of the late Warren A. Farrar. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Aldor and Roberta (Lemoine) Bolduc. Mrs... more

Mark Peloquin - West Greenwich

Mark R. "Woody" Peloquin, 67, of West Greenwich, died Aug. 6 in his home, with his wife, Rose M. (Robitaille) Peloquin, by his side, after a six month courageous battle with recurrent cancer. Born in... more

Lorraine Slaney - Providence

Lorraine C. (Mousseau) Slaney, 63, of Providence, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 6, at home. She was born on Aug. 5, 1957, in Woonsocket, and was the daughter of the late Albert and Lucille... more

Philias A. Auger – North Smithfield

Philias A. Auger, Jr., 90, died August 6, 2020, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. He was the husband of 57 years of Therese A. (Lague) Auger, who predeceased him in 2013. Born in... more

William R. Clavet – Lincoln

William R. Clavet, 67, of Lincoln, R.I., died August 1, 2020, after a brave battle with cancer. Bill was born and raised in Central Falls, R.I. He is survived by his wife, Debra; his daughter,... more

Donna M. Guevremont – North Smithfield

Donna M. (Garceau) Guevremont, 60, of North Smithfield, died August 4, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of John Guevremont. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of... more

Steven R. Carr – Attleboro, Mass.

Steven R. Carr, 56, of Attleboro, Mass., passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Nancy (Boudreau) Carr, and they had been together for the past... more

Aurore E. Bliss – Cumberland

Aurore E. (Laliberte) Bliss, 91, of Abbott Run Valley Road, died Sunday, August 2, 2020, at Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Graham K. Bliss. Born in Central Falls, a... more

Albert G. Brien – Woonsocket

Albert G. Brien, 79, lifelong resident of Woonsocket, died July 31, at home. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Lodie and Obeline (Meunier) Brien. Mr. Brien was a 1957 graduate of Mount... more

Donald LaForrest Petersen – Lincoln

Donald LaForrest Petersen, 70, of Lincoln, R.I., passed away on July 25, 2020, at his son’s home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his four children Nicole (Petersen) Lavoie and husband,... more

Joseph Raymond Kiley – Lincoln

Joseph Raymond Kiley, 65, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family after two years of courageously and persistently fighting ALS. He was the beloved husband of... more

John (Jack) W. Crouse Jr. – Smithfield

John (Jack) W. Crouse Jr., 84, of Log Road, Smithfield, died July 22, 2020, in RI Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Janice (Barnes) Crouse. They had been married for almost 60 years. Born... more

Craig Anthony Placido – Glocester

Craig Anthony Placido, 60, of Aldrich Road, Glocester, died Thursday, July 30, 2020, with his family by his side, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He was the loving husband of Maureen Ann (... more

Mildred E. (Clark) Welsh – North Smithfield

Mildred E. (Clark) Welsh, 89, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on July 30. She was the wife of the late William Harnois and John Welsh. For many years she was a waitress at Wright’s Farm... more

Roger J. Bibeault – Woonsocket

Roger J. Bibeault, 86, of Woonsocket, died July 30, 2020, in Rhode Island Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Arline A. (Rossi) Bibeault, to whom he was married... more

Edward S. Smith III – Cumberland

Edward S. Smith III, of Cumberland and formerly of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at The Holiday Retirement Home, Lincoln, surrounded by his loving family.... more

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