Obituaries

Theresa C. Lacroix – Woonsocket

Theresa C. (Lemieux) Lacroix, 82, formerly of Albion, died Sunday, April 12, 2020, at Oakland Grove Health Center, Woonsocket R.I. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph R. “Rosy” Lacroix and... more

Michael Anthony Souza – Cumberland

Michael Anthony Souza, 56, formerly of Cumberland, passed away at Landmark Medical Center on April 8, 2020, due to complications from COVID-19. He resided in Cumberland for much of his life before... more

Robert R. Chaput – Cumberland

Robert R. Chaput, 87 died Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at Miriam Hospital, Providence R.I. He was the beloved husband of Geraldine F. (Hogan) Chaput. Mr. & Mrs. Chaput had been married and adored... more

Alice R. Cunha – Pawtucket

Alice R. (Rentes) Cunha, 94, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020. She was the wife of the late Edward Cunha. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Antonio F. and Maria de Conceicao... more

Sophie H. Pamula – Blackstone

Sophie H. Pamula, 94, of Blackstone, passed away peacefully on April 3, at the Lydia Taft House in Uxbridge, Mass., with her family by her side. Born in New Bedford, Mass., she was the daughter of... more

Paul A. LaPlante – Cumberland

Paul A. LaPlante, 74, of Cumberland, died on April 10, at the Providence VA Medical Center, in the spiritual presence of God and his beloved family. He was the husband of Joan (Connors) LaPlante.... more

Vincent “Vinny” Yozura – Woonsocket

Vincent “Vinny” Yozura, 90, of Woonsocket died Wednesday evening April 8, 2020, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Mary Rita (Larouche) Yozura. There were married in June... more

Richard J. “Dick” Desrosiers – Woonsocket

Richard J. “Dick” Desrosiers, 84, of Woonsocket died Monday, April 6, 2020, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband for over 62 years of Gilberte C. (Beausoleil) Desrosiers. They were... more

Annette I. Taillon – Lincoln

Annette I. Taillon, 94, of Manville, died peacefully Monday, April 6, 2020, at home. She was the loving wife of the late Ernest W. “Walt” Taillon. They were married on January 10, 1948, and shared... more

Robert N. Briere – Port Charlotte, Fla.

Robert N. (Hummingbird) Briere, 69, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at his home in Port Charlotte, Fla. He was born, June 3, 1950, to Roger and Camilla (Lecours) Briere in Woonsocket, R.I. He... more

Jeannine A. Savignac – Johnston

Jeannine A. Savignac, 82, of Johnston, R.I., passed away on April 7, 2020, at the Briarcliffe Manor in Johnston. She was the wife of the late Robert Savignac. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter... more

Marie Tunnicliffe – Cumberland

Marie (Marceau) Tunnicliffe, of Cumberland, never let an opportunity for adventure pass her by. In her 78 years, she traveled the world, exploring the great pyramids of Egypt, walking along the Great... more

Odette Crowe – Cumberland

Odette (Cardanha) Crowe, 88, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020 at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Donald C. Crowe. Born in Pawtucket, R.I., she was the... more

John L. Corkins – Woonsocket

John L. Corkins, 85, passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 4, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center, with is daughter by his side. He was the husband of the late Marlene (McDevitt) Corkins. Born in... more

James Philip Terry Jr. – Shelburne, Vt.

James Philip Terry, Jr., 93, of Shelburne, Vt. (formerly Cumberland, R.I. and Wasilla, Alaska) passed away peacefully on March 26, 2020, after a brief stay in The Eagle Room at The Vermont Respite... more

Richard H. McGee – Woonsocket

Richard H. McGee, 75, of Woonsocket, died Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in his home, with his family by his side. He was the husband of Lorraine C. (Landry) McGee, with whom he would have celebrated his... more

Jeanne M. Menard – Woonsocket

Jeanne M. (McPherson) Menard, 85, died Thursday, April 2, 2020, in Landmark Medical Center with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Edmond E. Menard of Woonsocket. Born in... more

Vincent “Vinny” Norman Gentes – South Kingstown

Vincent “Vinny” Norman Gentes, 70, of South Kingstown, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, after a four-year battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was the beloved husband of Donna (Bolinger)... more

David Insana – Cumberland

David Insana, 67, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, April 3, after complications from cancer. David was a loving father and grandfather, and is survived by his only daughter, Shannon Insana, her... more

Walter J. Kusnarowis – Woonsocket

Walter J. Kusnarowis, Jr., 87, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully and naturally on Saturday, April 4, 2020, with the love of his family and under the attention and care of the devoted,... more

"Butchie" Edward A. Kokoska Jr. – Cumberland

"Butchie" Edward A. Kokoska Jr., 58, passed away on Friday surrounded by his family. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of Edward "Butch" A. Kokoska Sr., and Barbara (Petty) Kokoska both of Cumberland... more

Leo A. Robidoux – Woonsocket

Leo A. Robidoux, 92, of Woonsocket died Saturday evening March 28, 2020, at The Friendly Home. He was the loving husband of the late Doris (Masse) Robidoux. They were married on October 5, 1946, at... more

Marcel W. Duguay – Woonsocket

Marcel W. Duguay, 89, of Woonsocket, died Tuesday, March 31, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Georgette (Caron) Duguay. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Adelard and... more

Susan M. Souza – Central Falls

Susan M. Souza, 70, passed on March 22, surrounded by love. Born and raised in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sophie (Motyka) Conlon. She dedicated her life to her family... more

Colleen H. Lee – Burrillville

Colleen H. Lee, 82, of Brooklyn, Conn., formerly of Harrisville, R.I., passed away on March 31, 2020, at the Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, Conn. Devoted wife of the late Francis H. Lee. She was... more

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