Obituaries

Louis “Big Lou” R. Lonardo – Lincoln

Louis “Big Lou” R. Lonardo, 84, of River Road, died Thursday, April 19, 2018, at home. He was the beloved husband of the late Lorraine (Dillon) Lonardo. Born in Providence, son of the late Luigi and... more

Timothy J. Dolinski – Manville

Timothy J. Dolinski, 49, of Elm Street, died Friday, April 20, 2018, at Rhode Island Hospital Providence. Born in Woonsocket, a son of Michael F. and Therese (Gagnon) Dolinski, he had been a lifelong... more

Nicholas Kazan – Manville

Nicholas Kazan, 96, formerly of Chestnut St., Manville, died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. He was the loving husband of Helen D. (McKee) Kazan. They were... more

Albert J. LaPorte Jr. – Lincoln

Albert J. LaPorte Jr., 70, of Lincoln, passed away Sunday, April 22, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of 48 years to Jean (Bertozzi) LaPorte. Born in Central Falls... more

Carolyn J. Terry – Providence

Carolyn J. (Johnson) Terry, 74, of Veazie Street, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, in the Miriam Hospital with her family by her side. She was the former wife of Robert Terry of Pennsylvania.... more

William H. Santoro – Boynton Beach, Fla.

Two month anniversary: William H. Santoro, 82, died suddenly March 2, 2018, in Boynton Beach, Fla. He was the devoted husband of Rita J. (Gelardi) Santoro. They had been married for 58 years. Born in... more

Sandella Pendleton – Lincoln

Sandella “Connie” Pendleton (Santaniello), 94, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Pendleton. Born in North Providence... more

Robert V. McCarthy – New Port Richey, Fla.

Robert V. McCarthy, 86, husband of the late Barbara McCarthy, passed away March 25, 2018 in New Port Richey, Fla. He was born in Woonsocket, R.I., the youngest of three children born to the late... more

Roland E. Theroux – Cumberland

Roland E. Theroux, 95, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Gertrude (Boiteau) Theroux, who passed away this past January. They were happily... more

Michael D. Dunayeski – Cumberland

Michael D. Dunayeski, 76, of Cumberland, died peacefully on April 15 in his home surrounded by family after battling esophageal cancer. He was the son of the late Catherine (Rybak) and Daniel... more

Everett B. Campbell Jr. – Tewksbury, Mass.

Everett B. Campbell Jr., “Ev,” recent resident of The Blaire House of Tewksbury, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Friday, April 13, 2018. He happily celebrated his 97th Birthday... more

Sylvio T. Giguere – Woonsocket

Sylvio T. Giguere, 92, of Woonsocket, passed away on April 12, 2018, in the St. Antoine Residence. The son of the late Deus O. and Marie Rose (Raymond) Giguere. He was the husband of 69 years to... more

Donald R. Walker – Lincoln

Donald R. Walker, 64, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018, with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband to Denise (Hetu) Walker. Born on November 10, 1953, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island,... more

Edward J. Brierly – No. Smithfield / Woonsocket

Edward J. Brierly, 80, of Woonsocket, passed away on April 7, 2018, at the Oakland Grove Health Center. He was born in Woonsocket, son of the late David & Anna (Hanson) Brierly. Ed worked for the... more

Robert A. Lussier – Woonsocket

Robert A. Lussier, 85, of Woonsocket died Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Estelle D. (Trahan) Lussier. They were married on August 30, 1958. Born... more

Virginia R. Staples – North Smithfield

Virginia R. Staples, 86, of North Smithfield, passed away at her residence on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Born in Whitco, Ky., she was the daughter to the late William and Cordelia (Cuzzort) Hammonds.... more

Greta A. Lafond – Cumberland

Greta A. Lafond, 94, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018, at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Maurice A. Lafond Sr... more

Edward R. "Tony" Dauphinais – Cumberland

Edward R. "Tony" Dauphinais, 84, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018, at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Doris (LaFlamme) Dauphinais. He leaves... more

Florence M. Shakan – Cumberland

Florence M. (Breault) Shakan, 87, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018, at home peacefully surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert A. Shakan Sr. She leaves children,... more

Sr. Mari Garesche, FMM – North Providence

Sr. Mari Garesche, FMM, who went home to God on April 4, 2018, entered the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary on September 14, 1958 in North Providence, R.I. Shortly after her First Vows, March 19,... more

Anthony “Spike” S. Walsh – Pawtucket

Anthony “Spike” S. Walsh, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 5, 2018. He was the husband of Theresa (Roy) Johnston. Born in Attleboro, Mass., he was the son of the late Dorothy Long.... more

Mary R. Meunier – Cumberland

Mary R. Meunier, 86 of Port Charlotte, Fla., and formerly of Cumberland, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, surrounded by her family in Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte, Fla. She was... more

Frances L. Tetreault – Glocester

Frances L. (Howard) Tetreault, 92, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. She was the wife of the late Arthur A. Tetreault. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Esther (... more

Barbara J. (Nelson) Burns – Barrington

Barbara J. (Nelson) Burns, 71, of Sherbrook Road, died peacefully on March 31, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Richard J. Burns Jr. Born in Providence, a daughter... more

James E. Feeney – East Falmouth, Mass.

James E. Feeney, 85, of East Falmouth, Mass., Gulfport, Fla., and formerly Cumberland, R.I., died peacefully, surrounded by his family on March 31, 2018, from multiple myeloma. Mr. Feeney is... more

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