Obituaries

Rejeanne M. Denault – Burrillville

Rejeanne M. (Rivard) Denault, 94, passed away peacefully at Chrystal Lake Rehabilitation and Care Center on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Victor... more

Ilsok Koh – Cumberland

Ilsok Koh, DAOMD, 81, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, in Hope Health in Providence, with his family by his side, from a long battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was the 19-year... more

Dorothy M. Darnell – Cumberland

Dorothy M. (Sypula) Darnell, 86, passed away Friday, March 12, 2021, at Hope Hospice Care Center in Providence, R.I. She was the beloved wife of the late Dean L. Darnell. Born in Pawtucket, R.I.,... more

Peter J. O’Connell – Scituate

Peter J. O’Connell was born in Providence on April 16, 1921, to Mary McKiernan O’Connell and Peter O’Connell who had immigrated from Ireland. He lived to nearly his 100th birthday. Peter was raised... more

Joel G. Therien – Allston, Mass.

Joel G. Therien, 43, of Allston, Mass., died March 10, 2021, in St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Brighton, Mass. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Sandra M. (Hulme) Therien of Woonsocket, and the... more

Eleanor ‘Ellie’ E. Fasteson – Foster

Eleanor ‘Ellie’ E (Trier) Fasteson, 82, a longtime resident of Foster, passed away March 4 at home surrounded by family after a long illness. Born in Providence and raised on Cherry Hill in... more

Beverly A. Feuti – North Providence

Beverly A. (Pariseau) Feuti, 92, passed away Thursday, March 11, 2021. Born in Attleboro, Mass., she was a daughter of the late George Pariseau and the late Celia (Moriarty) Christenson. Beverly was... more

Wilfred G. Bernier Sr. – Burrilville

Wilfred G. Bernier Sr., 75, of Burrillville, passed away March 6, 2021, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Carol A. (Costa) Bernier, whom he married July 24, 1965. Born... more

George A. Jette Sr. – Seekonk, Mass.

George A. Jette Sr., 88, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021. He was the beloved and loving husband of Beatrice B. (Bedard) Jette for 63 years. Born in Central Falls, R.I., he was a son of the... more

John J. McDonald – Cumberland

John J. McDonald, 90, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Loretta J (O’Connell) McDonald. They were happily married for over 60 years living in... more

Loraine Brown – Woonsocket

A good woman and worker, wonderful mother, grandmother, friend, and life-long Woonsocket resident, Loraine Brown, 79, died unexpectedly on February 1, 2021, at Woonsocket Health Center, after... more

James L. (Jim) Brown – North Providence

James L. Brown (Jim) 67, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, March 4, 2021, in the Phillip Hulitar, Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Providence. Jim is... more

Therese M. Frappier – Woonsocket

Therese M. (Paris) Frappier, quietly passed away on March 5, 2021, at the Briarcliffe Gardens in Johnston, R.I., where she resided for the last eight months. She previously resided at Wyndemere... more

Lucien R. Pontbriand – Lincoln

Lucien R. “Sam” Pontbriand, 83, passed away peacefully Monday, March 1, 2021, in Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of the late Joan (Houle) Pontbriand. Born in Sorel, Canada, son of the late... more

Patricia E. Corbishley – Chattanooga, Tenn.

Patricia E. (Marsh) Corbishley, age 79, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Chattanooga, Tenn. She was the wife of the late, Joseph Corbishley Jr., with whom she shared 56 years of marriage... more

Claire Roy – Lincoln

Claire (Beauchesne) Roy, 90, of Manville, died February 17, 2021, in the Holiday Retirement Home. She was the wife of the late Maurice A. Roy. She was also the companion of the late Gaitan Brule.... more

John Michael Robinson – Cumberland

John Michael Robinson, 73, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021, in the Heritage Hills Nursing Center, Smithfield. He was the husband of Rita Claire (Tambunting) Robinson and the late Patricia A... more

Rita L. Oliva – Smithfield

Rita L. (Lamoureux) Oliva, 84, passed away comfortably surrounded by family Monday, January 25, 2021. She was the wife of Albert C. Engelmann. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late... more

Jeannette T. Letourneau – Lincoln

Jeannette T. (Gauvin) Letourneau, 93, of Wake Robin Road, died Monday, February 22, 2021, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred J. Letourneau. Born in... more

Lucille R. Freschke – Woonsocket

Lucille R. Freschke, 96, of Providence Street, passed away on February 23, 2021, at The Holiday Retirement Home. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Aldor and Hattie (Duquette) St.... more

Paul Francis Moore – Cumberland

Paul Francis Moore, 73, of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly on February 23, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Patricia E. (McAssey) Moore. Born in Providence and living most of his life in... more

Stella M. Burda – Cumberland

Stella M. (Skrzymiarz) Burda, 95, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield, R.I. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter F. Burda. Born in Pawtucket... more

Elva “Jean” Duncan – Central Falls

Elva “Jean” Duncan, 91, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Floyd O. Duncan. Born in Hot Springs, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Edward and... more

Albert A. Apshaga – Burrillville

Albert A. Apshaga, 96, of Burrillville, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, February 26, 2021. He was the son of the late Peter and Rosalija (Matulankus)... more

Alfred Martins – Cumberland

Alfred Martins, 92, of Cumberland, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, February 25, 2021. He was the husband of the late Claire C. (Pinsonneault) Martins. Born in... more

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