Obituaries

James Matthew O'Donnell Jr. – North Smithfield

James Matthew O'Donnell Jr., 64, quietly went with God the afternoon of December 20 in the presence of loved ones. The son of the late James and Eleanor (McMichael) O’Donnell Sr., he grew up with... more

James H. Russell III – Cumberland

James H. Russell III, 47, of Crestwood Court, Cumberland, R.I., died unexpectedly in his sleep, Nov. 29, 2017, after a brief illness. Jim was born and bred in Smithfield R.I., and resided at Pole 12... more

Lucille M. Turgeon – Cumberland

Lucille M. Turgeon, 98, of Mendon Road, passed away on Tuesday in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of the late Aldor Turgeon. Born in Plattsburg, N.Y., she was the... more

Doris H. Nightingale – Lincoln

Doris H. (Corry) Nightingale, 89, of Lincoln passed away peacefully Sunday, December 17, 2017, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late David Nightingale. A lifelong... more

William Murray – Lincoln

William Murray, Jr., 82, of Lincoln passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Thursday, November 23, at Elmhurst Extended Care Facility, Providence. He was the husband of 58 years to W.... more

Robert W. Lemek – Burrillville

Robert W. Lemek, 56, of Chepachet, died December 16, 2017, at Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. Born in Woonsocket, R.I., he was the son of Laura (Woodman) Lemek-Strogny of... more

Elizabeth A. “Bette” Pogany

Elizabeth A. “Bette” (Bishop) Pogany of Riverside passed away peacefully Friday, December 15, 2017, at Miriam Hospital, Providence. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Eloise (Dowell) Bishop... more

Maria Rosa Lopes – Cumberland

Maria Rosa (Gomes) Lopes, 94, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, at Mt. St. Rita Health Centre, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Antonio Lopes and mother of the... more

Marie-Marthe L. Lambert – Woonsocket

Marie-Marthe L. Lambert, 95, of Woonsocket, died peacefully Friday, Dec. 15 at home surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late Eugene O. “Gene” Lambert. They were married on... more

Theresa C. Poitras Berard – Woonsocket

Theresa “Tess” C. Poitras Berard, 93, died Dec. 14, 2017, at The Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Lawrence H. Poitras Sr. and Normand Berard. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the... more

Cosmo “George” Marandola – Scituate

Cosmo “George” Marandola, 92, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Margaret (Barden) Marandola. Born in Johnston, he was a son of the late Domenico and Catarina (D’... more

Austin Miles Caswell – Uxbridge, Mass.

Austin Miles Caswell, 22, of Uxbridge, Mass., formerly of North Smithfield, passed away Wednesday Nov. 29, 2017. He was born June 2, 1995, in Providence, R.I., the son of Miles L. and Donna L. (Welch... more

Henry William Beltram – Glocester

Henry William Beltram passed peacefully Sunday, December 10, 2017, at age 92. He is survived by Glennis Beltram, his wife of 65 years; four children, seven grandchildren, and four great-... more

Carl W. Lomberto – Woonsocket

Carl W. Lomberto, 63, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Saturday at Landmark Medical Center, with his family at his side, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the loving husband... more

Rita Champigny – Woonsocket

Rita (Duguay) Champigny, 96, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2017, in St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Jean Paul Champigny. One of nine... more

Josephine Ramsay – Woonsocket

Josephine (Cyganowski) Ramsay, 91, of Woonsocket, died December 6, 2017, in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Vinton L. Ramsay whom she married May 4, 1946. Born in... more

Rita D. Moyen – Woonsocket

Rita D. (Latraverse) Moyen, 89, of Woonsocket, died December 5, 2017, in the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre. She was the wife of Normand L. Moyen and celebrated their 66th wedding... more

Stephen E. Clark Sr. – Cumberland

Stephen E. Clark Sr., 67 passed away on Monday, Dec. 4, in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Debra (Dualan) Clark. They were married for the past 44 years. Born in Pawtucket, he... more

Lillian George – Lincoln

Lillian (Wilson) George, 79, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Monday, December 4, 2017, at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Homer W. George, Jr. Born in Providence... more

Judith A. Pelissier – North Providence

Judith A. Pelissier, 74, of North Providence and formerly of Woonsocket, died November 29, 2017, in Fatima Hospital, North Providence. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Gerard and... more

Kathleen M. Walsh – Smithfield

Kathleen M. Walsh, 62, a lifelong Smithfield resident, passed away at home Friday, December 1, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Charles S. and Louise M. (Garvey) Walsh. Kathleen was an educator/... more

Viola M. Jelley – Woonsocket

Viola M. (Berard) Jelley, 74, of Cumberland Hill Road, Woonsocket, died Thursday, November 23, 2017, in Landmark Medical Center with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of the late Ronald... more

Paul J. Gauthier – Millville, Mass.

Paul J. Gauthier, 85, a lifelong resident of Millville, Mass., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford. He was the husband of Juliette M. (Benoit) Gauthier.... more

Yvette M. Paquet – North Smithfield

Yvette M. (Heroux) (Desmarais) Paquet, 88, of Slatersville, R.I., died November 29, 2017, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, R.I. She was born in Central Falls, R.I., on February 17, 1929,... more

William E. Cowen – North Smithfield

William E. Cowen Jr., 71, of North Smithfield passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at Landmark Medical Center of Woonsocket after an eight-year battle with cancer. He was the husband of Elizabeth... more

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