Obituaries

Ruby N. Karas – Cumberland

Ruby N. (Morgan) Karas, of Cumberland, died at home at the age of 95 on July 10, 2020. Originally from Tallahassee, Fla., she was born Ruby Anelia Morgan but was always known as Nellie. She was the... more

Jacqueline Irene Paradis – North Smithfield

Jacqueline Irene Paradis, 84, recently residing at Villa St. Antoine in North Smithfield, died July 6, 2020, after a brief hospice stay. She was the wife of the late Maurice "Moe" Paradis. Born in... more

Jean Leo Riendeau – Woonsocket

Jean Leo Riendeau, 93, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at The Holiday Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Doris (St. Jean) Riendeau. One of the Greatest Generation, Leo... more

Laurianne E. Bennett – Pawtucket

Laurianne E. Bennett, 79, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Pawtucket, R.I., passed away May 7, 2020, peacefully in her sleep. She was born May 1, 1941, in Central Falls, R.I., to the late Leo and... more

Ricardo Aragao – Cumberland

Ricardo Aragao, 39, of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at home. Born and raised in Cumberland, he was the son of Sal and Fatima Aragao. He was a lifelong resident of... more

Patricia “Pat” Paulhus – Pawtucket

Patricia J. “Pat” (DeGrenier) Paulhus, 76, of Pawtucket, passed away at her daughter’s home in Riverside on July 8, 2020, after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by Ray Paulhus (2011), her... more

Michael A. Rochefort – Dayville, Conn.

Michael A. Rochefort, 65, of Dayville, Conn., died July 5, 2020, in his home. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Bernadette (Dubois) Rochefort, of Woonsocket, and the late Lawrence J. Rochefort.... more

Florence “Cecilia” Pardi – Cumberland

Florence “Cecilia” (Millette) Pardi, 93, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2020. She was the wife of the late Joseph Pardi, they had been married for 49 years prior to his passing. Born in Woonsocket... more

Lawrence R. Stauff – Cumberland

Lawrence R. Stauff, 63, passed away on Monday, July 6, in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Lawrence L. and Violet (Diamantopoolus) Stauff. He... more

Anne Marie LeBeau – Pawtucket

Anne Marie (Mielnicki) LeBeau passed peacefully on February 27, 2020, at Greenville Nursing Center surrounded by her loving family. Anne Marie was born on May 12, 1934, in Uxbridge, Massachusetts to... more

Stephen H. Crowell Jr. – Lincoln

Stephen H. Crowell Jr., 91, of Briarwood Road, passed away Monday, July 6, 2020, at the Holiday Retirement Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy L. (Lease) Crowell. Born in... more

Claire T. Bart – Cumberland

Claire T. (Dusablon) Bart, 94, of Smithfield and formerly of Cumberland, passed away on Tuesday, July 7, in the Holiday Retirement Home, Lincoln. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles J. Bart... more

Mary A. Hagen – Lincoln

Mary A. (McMahon) Hagen, 82, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2020. Mary was born in Providence on May 26, 1938, to the late Raymond and Mary (Flynn) McMahon. She was married to Donald... more

Mary A. Lamontagne – Cumberland

Mary A. (Munley) Lamontagne, 83, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020, due to complications of COVID-19. She was born on March 13, 1937, in Dixon City, Pa., to the late Peter and... more

Doris S. Schram – Woonsocket

Doris S. (Gosselin) Schram, 99, died July 5, 2020, at the Ballou Home. She was the wife of the late Herman J. Schram. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Jean and Exilda (Brule)... more

Charles A. “Charlie” Van Gorden – Smithfield

Charles A. “Charlie” Van Gorden, 80, of Mac Arthur Drive, Smithfield, passed away on June 29, surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Gail (O’Connor) Van Gorden, as... more

Diane Anderson Gardner – Smithfield

Diane M. Anderson (Goring) Gardner, formerly of Smithfield, passed away on Thursday, July 2, at Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre. She was the wife of Everett Gardner. They had been... more

Joseph W. Ganci – Cumberland

Joseph W. Ganci, 79, passed away on Saturday, July 4, in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Ena M. (Palasciano) Ganci. They have been married for the past 57 years. Born... more

Edward Veloso – Cumberland

Edward Veloso, 64, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020, in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Born in Cumberland, he was the son of Alfonso and Mildred Veloso. Ed was a lifelong resident of... more

Martin A. McSally – North Smithfield

Martin A. McSally, 58, of North Smithfield, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. He was the husband of Jane (Plasse) McSally, the son of Eleanor (Taft) McSally and the late Bernard F. McSally.... more

Diane R. Leveillee – North Providence

Diane R. Leveillee, 66, of North Providence, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020, at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. She was the loving wife of Denis Leveillee for 46 years. Born in North Providence... more

Patricia A. Wolstenholme – Burrillville

Patricia A. Wolstenholme (Pat) 72, a longtime resident of Burrillville, R.I., passed away on June 29, 2020, peacefully at home surrounded by those she loved and who loved her, including her faithful... more

Dorothy M. Bannon – Cumberland

Dorothy M. (Oram) Bannon, 87, died Monday, June 29, 2020, at Saint Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the beloved wife of the late David M. Hastings, and the late John P. Bannon. Born in... more

Ray Nadeau – Lincoln

Ray Nadeau, 75, of Franklin St., died Thursday, June 25, 2020, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Diane (Kenney) Nadeau. Mr. & Mrs. Nadeau had been married... more

John D. Martin – Lincoln

John D. Martin, 73, of Old River Road, died of multiple myeloma Monday, June 22, 2020, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Beverly “Jane” (Guay) Martin, without... more

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