Obituaries

Danuta Zalewski - Cumberland

Danuta (Demkewicz) Zalewski, 90, of Cumberland, died on Jan. 22, from complications of the COVID-19 virus at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. Born in Przemysl, Poland, she was the daughter... more

Stephen E. Goulet - Smithfield

Stephen E. Goulet, 67 of Greenville, passed away on Dec. 13, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Maureen (Brady) Goulet, they have been married for 48 years. Born in Providence, he was the son of the... more

Nancy A. Gronski - Smithfield

Nancy A. (Mowry) Gronski, 80, a lifelong Smithfield resident, passed away Wednesday Jan. 20. She was the wife of the late Lawrence F. Gronski. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Leon and... more

Catherine 'Kay' Derderian - North Providence

Catherine "Kay" (Asdurian) Derderian, 89, of North Providence, passed away at home peacefully on Monday, Jan. 18, after a long illness. Kay was born in Watertown, Mass., on Feb. 7, 1931. She went to... more

Francisco L. Alves - Cumberland

Francisco L. Alves, 92, of Cumberland, entered eternal life on Jan. 15. He was in his beloved home, surrounded by his adoring family. He was born in Sao Sebastiao, Acores, and married the love of his... more

Ruth A. Deschenes - Lincoln

Ruth A. (Dube) Deschenes, 83, of Wake Robin Road, died Sunday, Jan. 17, at the home of her daughter. She was the former wife of the late Raymond J. Deschenes and Alfred H. Robertson. Born in Central... more

James Joseph Tracy Jr.

James J. Tracy Jr., 74, of North Smithfield, passed away on Jan. 15, after a long battle with lymphoma. He was the husband of Lucia A. (Kruczynski) Tracy, whom he married Aug. 24, 1968. He was born... more

Meredith I. Raymond - North Smithfield

Meredith I. (McGlinchey) Raymond, 95, of North Smithfield, died Jan. 17, at home. She was the wife of the late Joseph Raymond. Born in Lewiston, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Hiram and... more

Shirley E. Turnbull - Smithfield

Shirley E. (Hoffecker) Turnbull, 92, passed away on Jan. 18, at The Village at Waterman Lake in Greenville. Born in Ridley Park, Pa., Mrs. Turnbull grew up in Sharon Hill, Pa., and then lived in... more

Therese Jeannette Lambert - Woonsocket

Therese Jeannette (Martel) Lambert died at The Ballou Home on Jan. 17, succumbing to complications from COVID-19. She was the wife of the late William Larue and Albert R. Lambert. Born in Woonsocket... more

Pauline Valliere - Woonsocket

Pauline Valliere, 78, of Cumberland, died Jan. 12, in the Saint Antoine Residence. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Celia (Petrin) Valliere. Pauline was a woman of... more

Anita L’Etoile - Woonsocket

Anita (Jalette) L’Etoile, 100, passed away peacefully on Jan. 16, at the Friendly Nursing Home. She was born on Nov. 9, 1920, in Woonsocket, and was the daughter of the late Arthur and Loretta (... more

Robert C. Desrosiers - North Smithfield

Robert C. Desrosiers, 77, of North Smithfield, died Jan. 15, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Claire (Cote) Desrosiers whom he married Sept. 22, 1962. Born in Woonsocket... more

Lucien R. Goulet – Woonsocket

Lucien R. Goulet, lifelong resident of Woonsocket, passed away on January 11, 2021, after a brief illness. He would have been 92 on January 17, of this year. He was the husband of the late Aline (... more

Mary A. Miller – North Smithfield

Mary A. Miller, 88, of Ferrier Street, Slatersville, passed away on January 14, 2021, at Landmark Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Carle N. Miller. Born in Millville, Mass., she... more

Arthur N. Boudreau – Woonsocket

Arthur N. Boudreau, 77, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at Oakland Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Joseph and Evelyn Boudreau. Arthur... more

John H. LaRose – Cumberland

John H. LaRose, son of the late Henry and Eileen (Reilly) LaRose, was born in Pawtucket on October 25, 1951, and was a lifetime resident of Cumberland, R.I. Survived by his wife, Celestia C. (Salvas... more

Patrick Robert Dragon –

Patrick Robert Dragon, 50, died on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at Hartford Hospital after a courageous battle against COVID-19. He was born in Putnam, Conn., December 29, 1970, son of Robert and Ann... more

Sister Philomena Agudo, FMM – North Smithfield

Sr. Philomena Agudo, FMM, passed away on January 2, 2021, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. Born in Davao, the Philippines in 1925 to Isidoro and Mercedes Agudo, the oldest of six children... more

William “Bill” R. Hemond Jr. – Cumberland

William “Bill” R. Hemond Jr., 68, of Cumberland, R.I., passed away peacefully on January 1, 2021, at Miriam Hospital. He was the loving husband of Bernice (Dery) Hemond, father of Billie Leigh Hemond... more

Michael J. Czarnecki – Cumberland

Michael J. Czarnecki, a resident of Cumberland, passed away suddenly Friday, January 8, 2020. He was the husband of the late Donna (Glynn) Czarnecki. Formerly of Central Falls, he was a son of the... more

Paul R. Lacombe – Lincoln

Paul R. Lacombe, 83, formerly of Albion, died Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Jeanne (Metivier) Lacombe. Mr. & Mrs. Lacombe... more

Bernard M. Fontaine – Woonsocket

Bernard M. Fontaine, 95, of Upland Road, Woonsocket, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021, in Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of the late Jeanne d’Arc (Melancon) Fontaine to whom... more

Mario E. Gentile – Smithfield

Mario E. Gentile, 92, passed away January 8, 2021. Mario was born and raised in Providence, R.I. He resided in Greenville for the past 10 years. A retired Air Force Veteran, Mario owned and operated... more

Beulah “Penny” Jeanette Rench – Smithfield

Beulah “Penny” Jeanette Rench, 70, of Smithfield, R.I., passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence, R.I. She was the beloved wife of... more

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