Obituaries

Derek R. Desjardin & Dawn Marie Lebeau

Derek R. Desjardin, 30, loving father, son, and grandson; champion bowler; expert landscaper; proud resident of Woonsocket; and good friend to many, died tragically, unexpectedly, and senselessly... more

Mary Ereio – Cumberland

Mary Ereio, 95, passed away on Monday, June 29, in the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Albert S. Ereio. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late... more

Irene A. Goranson – Blackstone

Irene A. (Paul) Goranson, 82, of Blackstone, Mass., passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 24, 2020, with loving family by her side. Born in Blackstone, on Oct. 10, 1937, she is the daughter... more

Joseph L. Chabot – Lincoln

Joseph L. Chabot, Sr., 89, of Manville, died Saturday, June 20, 2020, in The Holiday Retirement Home. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Hauge) Chabot. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the... more

Donald P. Frappier – Cranston

Donald P. Frappier, 65, passed away at the Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. He was the devoted husband of Mona L. Drolet for nearly 30 happy years until... more

Barbara V. Kelly – Central Falls

Barbara V. (Talty) Kelly, 92, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, June 24, 2020, at The Holiday Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lincoln. She was the wife of the late John Kelly for over... more

Patricia H. Scullin – North Smithfield

Patricia H. (Luiz) Scullin of North Smithfield, R.I., peacefully closed her eyes to this world at home with her family on June 22, 2020. She was the beloved wife of John F. Scullin for almost 50... more

Theresa F. Munroe – North Smithfield

Theresa F. (Mousseau) Munroe, 95, died June 25, 2020, at The Holiday Retirement Home, Lincoln. She had lived much of her later life on Golden Boulevard, North Smithfield. Born March 4, 1925, in... more

Ronald Guy Corriveau – Newport

Ronald Guy Corriveau, 64, of Newport, died in his home Tuesday, June 16, 2020, with his loving wife, Carole, by his side. He is finally free from the constraints and pains of a neurological disease... more

Michael A. Mullaly – Blackstone

Michael A. Mullaly, 70, of Blackstone, died June 21, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Jani (Pamula) Mullaly, whom he married Nov. 2, 1974. Born in Woonsocket, he... more

Caroline E. Allen – Lincoln

Caroline E. (Rafuse) Allen, formerly of Lincoln, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. She was 89 years old and was married to the love of her life, Robert A. “Bob” Allen, for 65 years. She was a... more

Richard O. Desmarais – Woonsocket

Richard O. Desmarais, 68, of Woonsocket, passed away May 21, 2020, at the Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Suzanne (Bernard) Desmarais. Born in Cumberland, he was the son of... more

Victoria Breault Mitchell – North Smithfield

On June 11, 2020, Victoria Breault Mitchell found peace after a two-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease and a brief struggle with COVID-19. She was the wife of the late Martin J. Mitchell and... more

James A. McBride – Lincoln

James A. McBride, 85, of Lincoln passed away peacefully Monday, June 22, 2020, at Grandview Center, Cumberland. Born in Jewett City, Conn., a son of the late Francis A. and Urania Catherine (Evans)... more

Ann Marie Sormanti – North Smithfield

Ann Marie Sormanti, 70, of Greenville Road, North Smithfield, died on Thursday, June 18, in Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Alfred “Butch” Sormanti. They had been married... more

William A. Lewis – Lincoln

William A. Lewis, 76, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 21, 2020, after a long battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family in East Lyme, Conn. Born on April 5, 1944, “Uncle Bill... more

James T. Cheetham III – Smithfield

James T. Cheetham III, 84, of Smithfield (formerly of Cumberland), passed away peacefully on May 9, 2020. Though born in Central Falls, he resided in Pawtucket for a good portion of his life before... more

Rose Marie Lemire – Blackstone

Rose Marie (Turcotte) Lemire, 74, of Blackstone, died June 20, 2020, at home. She was the beloved wife of Henry Lemire, whom she married May 30, 1964. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the... more

Shirley A. Brunelle – Woonsocket

Shirley A. (Murray) Brunelle, 67, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on June 17 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the loving wife of Roger Brunelle. Born, Nov. 18, 1952, in Woonsocket, she was... more

Kathleen V. Boyle – Cumberland

Kathleen V. Boyle, 83, passed away on Saturday, June 20, in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late John J. Boyle. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late William... more

Jean F. D’Amico – North Providence

Jean F. (Garrity) D’Amico, 69, passed away June 19, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of the late Gerald “Jerry” J. D’Amico. Born in Providence, she was a... more

Evelyn Armfield – Lincoln

Evelyn Armfield, 73, of Lincoln, R.I., passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2020, with her children by her side after complications from a stroke. Evelyn, also known to those close to her as... more

Marc E. Auger – Lincoln

Marc E. Auger, 68, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully after a brief and courageous battle with cancer Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of... more

Victor H. Blank – Cumberland

Victor H. Blank, 89, passed away on June 18, 2020. He was the loving husband of Carole (Pines) Blank. They had been married for 65 years. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of Jacob and Rose (... more

Robert Baxter – Lincoln

Robert Baxter, 84, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 18, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Mary (Astley) Baxter. Born in Pawtucket, a son... more

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