Obituaries

Mark A. Perry – Cumberland

Mark A. Perry, 58, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Memorial Hospital of R.I., Pawtucket. He was the husband of Mary (McVey) Perry. Born in Providence, he was the son of... more

Gloria A. Drew – Lincoln

Gloria A. Drew, 81, of Lincoln, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Hebert Health Care Center, Smithfield. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Rose (Ostiguy)... more

Antonia “Anne” Taber – North Smithfield

Antonia (DiCristoforo) “Anne” Taber, 96, formerly of The Villa at St. Antoine, Mendon Road, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in St. Antoine Residence with her family by her side. She was the wife of... more

Theresa "Pat" E. Monse – Cumberland

Theresa "Pat" E. (Elliott) Monse, 88, formerly of Bryant Street, Cumberland, passed away on Sunday, March 19, with her family by her side in Linn Health Care Center, East Providence. She was the... more

Mary G. Forge – Cumberland

Mary G. Forge, 90, of Cumberland, entered eternal rest on Monday, March 20. She was the beloved wife of the late Leo W. Forge. Born in Providence, the daughter of the late Michael and Frances (... more

Joseph A. Castaldi – Lincoln

Joseph A. Castaldi, 51, of Manville, R.I., passed away on February 14, 2017, at the Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Woonsocket, son of the late Anthony W. & Judith (... more

Inez L. Klockars – Woonsocket

Inez L. (Newsome) Klockars, 91, of Woonsocket, and formerly of North Smithfield died December 15, 2016. She was the wife of the late Frederick O. Klockars. She is survived by a daughter, Carolyn... more

Alva L. Bourré Jr. – Bellingham, Mass.

Alva L. Bourré Jr., 78, of Bellingham, Mass., passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, March 16, 2017, with his loving family by his side. Alva was the beloved husband of Jeanne L. (Riendeau)... more

Jacqueline M. Fontaine – North Smithfield

Jacqueline M. (Desrosiers) Fontaine, 88, of North Smithfield, peacefully entered into eternal life on March 15, 2017, at St. Antoine Residence. She was known to family and friends lovingly as “Jackie... more

Michael J. Harty – Bellingham, Mass.

Mr. Michael J. Harty, 46, of Bellingham, Mass., died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, R.I., after being stricken at his residence. Mr. Harty was born in... more

Robert H. White – North Providence

Robert H. White, 60, passed away suddenly March 11, 2017, from heart complications. He was the husband of Linda A. (Finch) White; son of the late William and Claire (Charello) White; father of Robert... more

Murielle S. Gauthier – Woonsocket

Murielle S. Gauthier, 91, died March 9, 2017, at Oakland Grove Nursing Home. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Moise and Corana (Tetreault) Gauthier. Murielle was a long time... more

Dorothy Poisson – Lincoln

Dorothy Poisson, 90, of Franklin Street, formerly of Sayles Hill Road, Manville, died Friday, March 10, 2017, at Oakland Grove Health Center, Woonsocket. Born in Manville, a daughter of the late... more

Doris A. Chamberland – North Smithfield

Doris A. (Brunetti) Chamberland, 93, of North Smithfield, died March 13, 2017, at home. She was the wife of the late Roland E. Chamberland whom she married May 11, 1946. Born in Woonsocket, she was... more

Michael Lemay – Blackstone

Michael Lemay, 55, of Blackstone, passed away suddenly, with his family by his side, March 11, 2017, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Tami (Filip) Lemay. Born in... more

Nelson W. Boucher Jr. – Cumberland

Nelson W. Boucher Jr. passed peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer on March 12. He was the husband of Carol Boucher. They enjoyed 47 years of marriage. Nelson was the father of... more

Marcel H. Cartier – Chepachet

Marcel H. Cartier, 65, of Chepachet, R.I., passed away on March 9, 2017, at the Fatima Hospital. He was the loving husband to Gertrude (Brunelle) Cartier. He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late... more

Pauline T. Cherwinski – Woonsocket

Pauline T. (Bissonnette) Cherwinski, 87, of Woonsocket, died March 4, 2017, in the Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Andrew Cherwinski. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late... more

Richard Elderkin – Lincoln

Richard Elderkin, 64, of Lincoln passed away peacefully after a 3 month battle from pancreatic cancer Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of... more

Michael H. O'Connell – Burrillville

Michael H. O’Connell entered into eternal life on March 10, 2017. He is survived by his son, Jonathan O’Connell; daughters Brittany O’Connell, Shelley O’Connell, Rebecca Meadows and Deborah Marsh.... more

Shirley M. Dexter – Scituate

Shirley M. (Arnold) Dexter, 93, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. She was the beloved wife for 70 years of H. Elton Dexter. Born in Scituate, she was a daughter of the late Howard M. and Viola M... more

Marjorie L. Baker – Cumberland

Marjorie L. Baker, 92 passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 7, in Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Ralph H. Baker Sr, they were married for 51 years. Born in... more

Frank DeHaas – Blackstone

Frank DeHaas, 96, of Blackstone, formerly of Northbridge, Mass., passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017. He was the husband of Gloria (Biron) DeHaas and the late Anna (Dufries) DeHaas who died in 1983.... more

Lillian Mary Kelly – Smithfield

Lillian Mary Kelly, 90, of Spencer Road, Greenville, died Monday, March 6, 2017, in Hebert’s Nursing Home in Smithfield. She was the widow of John Andrew Kelly, Sr. Born in Providence, she was a... more

Constance Theresa Ponanski – South Kingstown

Constance Theresa (Cinq-Mars) Ponanski, 93, of South Kingstown, formerly of Woonsocket, R.I., and Millville, Mass., died peacefully assured of her family’s everlasting love on March 5, 2017, at South... more

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