Obituaries

Emily Lucini - Pawtucket

Emily (Ferreira) Lucini, 92, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert “Barto” J. Lucini. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Joaquim and... more

Rita A. Lavallee-Therriault – Pawtucket

Rita A. Lavallee-Therriault, 74, of Pawtucket, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017. She was the wife of Joseph P. Therriault. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Arthur A. and Anna T. (... more

John A. Coleman – Narragansett

John A. Coleman, 84, of Narragansett and Boca Raton, Fla., passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Cumberland, he was a son of the late John D. and... more

Robert T. Boyle – Smithfield

Robert T. Boyle, Jr., 60, of Burlingame Road, Smithfield, died Sunday, July 2, 2017. He was the husband of the late Deborah A. (Kerwin) Boyle. They had been married for 37 years before her death this... more

Anne M. Hawkins – Smithfield

Anne M. Hawkins, 80, died Saturday, July 8, 2017, surrounded by her six children. She was the beloved wife of the late William Joseph Hawkins, Jr. They had been married for 44 years before his... more

Raymond F. Walsh – Cumberland

Raymond F. Walsh, Jr. 86, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Shirley (Gartsu) Walsh for 45 years. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Raymond and... more

Thomas J. Queenan – Attleboro, Mass.

Thomas J. Queenan, 79, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro, Mass. He was the beloved husband of Ann M. (Bernardi) Queenan. They were married for the past 58... more

Jon J. Rotatori Sr. – Woonsocket

Jon J. Rotatori Sr., lost his 10-year battle with cancer on July 4, 2017, and returned back to the “COSMIC SOUP.” He was born on November 19, 1949, son of Doris and Oscar Rotatori. During his short... more

Timothy Kevin Skiffington – Woonsocket

Timothy Kevin Skiffington, 71, of Park Avenue, Woonsocket, passed away Sunday, July 2. Born in Woonsocket on Sept. 14, 1945, he was the son of the former Speaker of the House and R.I. House Majority... more

Raymond D'Anjou – Woonsocket

Raymond D'Anjou, 63, of Cumberland Hill Road, Woonsocket, passed away on June 19, 2017, at Oakland Grove, Woonsocket, surrounded by loved ones. His funeral will be held Saturday, July 8, 2017,... more

Geno V. Piccoli – Smithfield

Geno V. Piccoli, 59, passed away at home Thursday, June 29, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Karen E. (Procaccini) Piccoli. He was born in Providence, a son of Alfonso “Geno” Piccoli of Johnston... more

James R. Brown – Cumberland

James R. “Dick” Brown, 86, of Cumberland, passed away June 25, 2017, with his wife of 58 years by his side. He was the beloved husband of Eileen (McGarty) Brown. Born in Meadville, Pa., he was the... more

Dorothy N. Marques – Lincoln

Dorothy N. “Dottie” Marques, 85, of Lincoln, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center. She was the wife of the late Fernandez “Fred” Marques... more

Doris Laban – Woonsocket

Doris (Lataille) Laban, 94, a long time resident of Social Street, Woonsocket, passed away June 25, 2017, in The Holiday Retirement Home in Lincoln, where she has lived since 2005. She was the... more

John E. Luciani Jr. – Cumberland

John E. Luciani Jr., 78, formerly of Cumberland, passed away June 6, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Dolores M. (Baldissare) Luciani. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late John E. Sr. and... more

Margaret “Peg” Noble – Wayland, Mass.

Margaret “Peg” (Cover) Noble, age 75, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on June 10, 2017, at her residence in Wayland, Mass. Peg was born in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of the... more

Norman Wilby – Woonsocket

Norman Wilby, 87, of Woonsocket, died March 1, 2017, in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Ida (Lucchesi) Wilby. Born in Johnston, he was the son of the late Arthur and... more

Edgar A. “Chappy” Chapdelaine – North Smithfield

Edgar A. “Chappy” Chapdelaine, 81, of North Smithfield, passed away June 21, 2017, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Jeannette (Pelletier) Chapdelaine. Born in Woonsocket... more

Edward G. "Ted" Quinn – Assonet, Mass.

Edward G. "Ted" Quinn, Jr., 78, of Assonet, Mass., formerly of Fall River and Westport, husband of Patricia L. (Robert) Quinn, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017. A member of Msgr. Prevost High... more

Daniel L. Chabot – Pawtucket

Daniel L. Chabot, 59, of East St., Pawtucket, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 17, at the home of a friend in Cape Coral, Florida. Born in Attleboro he was the son of the late Edward A. and... more

Robert J. Cassidy – Smithfield

Robert J. Cassidy, 79, of Smithfield passed away after a long battle with cancer. He is the husband of Jean M. Cassidy. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Francis and Alice (Mulcahey)... more

Ethel Moy Chan – Woonsocket

We've lost a gentle lady. Ethel Moy Chan 91, died peacefully in God's hands on June 20, 2017, in Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Inpatient Center in Providence. She was the wife of the late Ben F.... more

Raymond D'Anjou – Woonsocket

Raymond D'Anjou, 63, of Cumberland Hill Road, Woonsocket, passed away on June 19, 2017, at Oakland Grove, Woonsocket, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Herve... more

Roland L. DeTonnancourt (Papa) – Lincoln

Roland L. DeTonnancourt died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on June 19, 2017. Roland is survived by his wife, Sandra (Oakley) DeTonnancourt, his eight children, Kevin Oakley, Phillip... more

Philip S. McGrath – Cumberland

Philip S. McGrath, D.M.D., 97, of Little Pond County Road, died Monday, June 19, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Ruth (Ulles) McGrath. Dr. & Mrs.... more

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