Obituaries

Karen L. Manning – Cumberland

Karen L. (Hird) Manning, 56 , passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 15, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Stephen J. Manning. They have been married for the past 10 years.... more

William E. Finbow – Woonsocket

William E. Finbow, 91 of Woonsocket, died February 18, 2018, at the Woonsocket Health and Rehab Center. He was the husband of the late Jean Phyllis (Durning) Finbow, whom he married Sunday, March 28... more

Gloria A. Baillargeon – North Smithfield

Gloria A. Baillargeon, 76, of North Smithfield, died Monday, March 12, 2018, at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Philip Hulitar Center in Providence. She was the loving wife of Richard P.... more

Peter J. Descoteaux – Lincoln

Peter J. Descoteaux, 55, of Manville, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Landmark Medical Center. Born in Woonsocket he was a son of Ernest A. and Cecile J. (L’Etoile) Descoteaux. He was raised in... more

Marie W Pereira – Killingly, Conn.

Marie W (Oldham) Pereira, 95, of Killingly, Conn., passed away peacefully Sunday, March 11, at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, Conn. She was the beloved wife of Anthony Pereira for 54 years. Born in... more

Maureen LaMountain – Cumberland

Maureen LaMountain, 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Tuesday, March 6, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Edward LaMountain for 56 years. Born in Cumberland, she was the... more

Raymond P. Letellier – Cumberland

Raymond P. Letellier, 74, formerly of Cumberland, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018, in the Miriam Hospital, Providence, surrounded by his loving family. He leaves his identical twin brother, Richard... more

Carol R. Lachance – North Smithfield

Carol R. Lachance, 79, of North Smithfield, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at home surrounded by her family. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Roseanna (Provencal)... more

Blanche E. Lamothe – Bellingham, Mass.

Blanche E. (Chamberland) Lamothe, 88, of Bellingham, passed away on Wednesday March 7, 2018 in Milford, Mass. Blanche was born on July 22, 1929, to the late Nestor and Rhea (Bernier) Chamberland. She... more

Vera “Susan” Zachadnyk – Lincoln

Vera “Susan” Zachadnyk, 90, of Spring Street, passed on Feb. 3, 2018, at The Holiday, Lincoln. Susan, a life long resident of Lincoln, was the daughter of the late Theodore and Eva (Pahumski)... more

Anthony P. Gouveia – Cumberland

Anthony P. Gouveia, 94, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Amalia "Molly" (Pina) Gouveia and they had been married for the... more

H. Elton Dexter – Scituate

H. Elton Dexter, 92, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He was the husband of Shirley M. (Arnold) Dexter for 70 years before her passing in 2017. A lifelong Scituate resident, he was the son of... more

Theresa E. Joyal – North Attleboro, Mass.

Theresa E. (Boucher) Joyal, 90, of North Attleboro, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, with members of her family with her at the Golden Living Center in Attleboro, Mass. She was the wife... more

Emma Jodoin – North Providence

Emma (Benoit) Jodoin, 92, of North Providence, passed away surrounded by her family Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Joseph A.L. Jodoin. Born April... more

Paul L. ‘Nel’ Trinque – Woonsocket

Paul L. “Nel” Trinque, 82, of Woonsocket, died March 6, 2018, at Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Lorraine I. (Mercier) Trinque and the son of the late Ernest and... more

Claire Y. Coia – Cumberland

Claire Y. (Gagnon) Coia, 83, formerly of Providence, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Pasco Coia. Born in Central Falls... more

Myrna E. Bigonette – Lincoln

Myrna E. (Kelly) Bigonette, 81, of Lincoln, died Feb. 28, at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of John R. Bigonette. Mr. & Mrs.... more

Barbara I. Averill – Smithfield

Barbara I. (Labadie) Averill, 88, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018, at home with her family at her side. She was the wife of the late Harold C. Averill. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the... more

Edward Folan – North Attleboro, Mass.

Tragically gone too soon, Edward Folan, 69, of North Attleboro, Mass., passed away on Feb. 22, leaving behind the love of his life, wife Madeline Entwistle Folan; his pride and joy, daughters Dale... more

Vivian Irene Brunelle – North Smithfield

Vivian Irene Brunelle, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 2, at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was a daughter of the late Romeo and Susan I. (Roy) Brunelle. Miss Brunelle had... more

Kenneth Whitmore Jencks – Cumberland

Kenneth Whitmore Jencks, age 96, of Cumberland, Rhode Island, died February 26, 2018, at Mount Saint Rita Health Center, Cumberland. Happily married to Meredith (Manning) Jencks for 72 years, he was... more

Constance B. “Connie” Masse – Woonsocket

Constance B. “Connie” Masse, 76, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, February 25, 2018, at Landmark Medical Center surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late Andre A. Masse who passed away... more

Helen Joan Burns – Pawtucket

Helen Joan Burns, 97, of Pawtucket, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Jeanne Jugan Residence. She was the wife of the late James T. Burns. Born in Oxford, Mass., she was a daughter... more

Marcel J. Desmarais – Lincoln

Marcel J. Desmarais, 75, of Lincoln, formerly of Cumberland, passed away Monday, February 26, 2018, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband and best friend of 47 years to... more

Pauline V. (Chauvin) Watson – Cumberland

Pauline V. (Chauvin) Watson, aged 72, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018, at her home in Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of William C. Watson for 48 years. Born in Pawtucket, she was the... more

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