Obituaries

Cecile L. Adams – Clearwater, Fla.

Cecile L. (Vachon) Adams, 96, of Clearwater Florida, passed Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Suncoast Hospice in Palm Harbor, Fla. She was the wife of the late Edwin C. Adams. Born in Woonsocket, she was... more

Mary Jane (MJ) McCusker – Cumberland

Mary Jane (MJ) McCusker, 68, passed away on Tuesday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence surrounded by her loving family. Born in South Amboy, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Lester and Mary (... more

Major Alan M. Kornicki – Woonsocket

Major Alan M. Kornicki, 70, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Woonsocket, R.I. Major Kornicki retired from the Air Force after 20 years of dedicated service. He then taught and was in charge... more

Jeannette M. Lusignan – Taunton, Mass.

Jeannette M. Lusignan, 93, died at Morton Hospital in Taunton, Mass., on Monday, May 22, 2017. She was the loving wife of the late Normand J. Lusignan. They were married for over 45 years at the time... more

Ernest H. Martineau – Dalton, N.H.

Ernest H. Martineau, 80, of Landry Road, Dalton, N.H., died Saturday, May 27, 2017, at the Littleton Regional Hospital. Ernest was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on September 9, 1936, the son of... more

Frank J. Delahunt – Cumberland

Frank J. Delahunt, 93, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. He was the husband of the late Irene (Mulhare) Delahunt. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Harold and Winifred (... more

Robert Albert Perron – Smithfield

Robert Albert Perron died Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He was the devoted husband of Joan (Kelley) Perron. They had been married for 50 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Albert L. and... more

Elizabeth H. Jones – Cumberland

Elizabeth H. (Morse) Jones, 91, of Scott Road, died Friday, May 19, 2017, at Grandview Center, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Thomas H. Jones. Born in Cranston, a daughter of the late Ralph... more

Ernest Louis Matteo – Smithfield

Ernest Louis Matteo passed away on May 22, 2017, at the age of 93, at the Hebert Nursing Home in Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Antonetta D. (Bucci) Matteo of Smithfield, celebrating... more

Virginia Sharkey – Wakefield

Virginia (Cunnion) Sharkey, 87, a two-year resident of Bright View Commons and formerly of Morse Avenue in Woonsocket for over 40 years, died May 19, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late... more

Rita E. Genereux – Woonsocket

Rita E. (Caron) Genereux, 96, of Dana Street passed away Friday, May 19, in Oakland Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center following a recent illness. She would have turned 97 this week. She was the... more

R. Elaine Mandeville – North Smithfield

R. Elaine (DeBlois) Mandeville, 71, of Forestdale, passed away on May 18, 2017, at home, with her husband by her side. She was the wife of Thomas R. Mandeville. Born in Cumberland, she was the... more

Rita M. Carpenter - Woonsocket

Rita M. (Provencal) Carpenter, 89, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully, May 20, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Russell B... more

Helen Eleanor Loiselle - Woonsocket

Helen Eleanor (Wonoski) Loiselle, 95, of Rhodes Ave., died May 19, 2017, in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Oreance “Pat” Loiselle. Born in Cambridge, Mass., she was the... more

Hazel A. Addy - Cumberland

Hazel A. Addy, 96, formerly of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Overlook Nursing Home in Pascoag. She was the wife of the late Benjamin F. Addy. Born in Pawtucket, she was the... more

Ronald A. McKenna - Lincoln

Ronald A. McKenna, 75, of Manville, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at home peacefully surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Ruth (Menard)... more

Thomas J. Malloy - Cumberland

Thomas J. Malloy, 77, passed away on Thursday in Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband to Joan (Acciaioli) Malloy for the past 53 years. Born in Cumberland,... more

Denis F. 'Bo' Piedmonte - Woonsocket

Denis F. “Bo” Piedmonte, Jr., 87, of Priscilla Road., died May 17, 2017, at home. He was the husband of Rita (Piche) Piedmonte, whom he married May 16, 1959. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of... more

James P. McLaughlin - Cumberland

James P. McLaughlin, 74, of Providence, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at the Cherry Hill Nursing Home, Johnston. Born in Providence, raised in Cumberland, he was the son of the late John and... more

Sylvia Smith - Lincoln

Sylvia (Hanczaryk) Smith, 89, of Lincoln, and formerly of Cumberland and Naples, Fla., died May 16, 2017, at her home, Atria Lincoln Place. She was the wife of the late Raymond A. Smith. Born in... more

Louise Gertrude Dubois – Florida

Louise Gertrude (Houde) Dubois, 65, of Naples, Fla., passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family, on Friday, April 21, 2017, after a courageous battle with ovarian and uterine cancer. Born... more

Barbara E. Kiely – Glocester

Barbara E. (Finnegan) Kiely, 83, a former resident of Harmony and Narragansett for over 30 years, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017. She was the loving wife of the late Hon. Francis M. Kiely. Born in... more

Rita M. Conway – Cumberland

Rita M. Conway, born in Taunton, Mass., was a daughter of Joseph and Alice (Dame) Charland. The Charland family moved to Cumberland, R.I., in 1933 where Rita met Eugene R. Conway who was to become... more

Virginia P. Johnson – Smithfield

Virginia P. (Richard) Johnson, 94, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael J. Johnson for 35 years. Born in Springfield, Mass., daughter of the late... more

Audrey A. Nelson Campbell – Florida

Audrey A. (Tenczar) Nelson Campbell of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of North Kingstown, R.I., passed away Jan. 11, 2017, in Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Fla. She was the wife of William... more

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