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February 7th

Robert Plante

February 7, 2013

Robert Plante

PAWTUCKET - Robert Plante, 83 passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. He was t husband of the late Elizabeth T. (Kennedy) Plante.
Mr. Plante was born in Pawtucket the son of the late Archibald and Mary E. (Hayes) Plante.
He is survived by his four children, Robert Plante, Christopher Plante and his wife Susan, David Plante, and Mary Hanlon and her husband Brian. Mr. Plante also leaves his grandchildren Marian, Allison, Andrew, Ryan, and Daisy. He was the brother of the late Doris Plante.

Roland L. Woodcock

February 7, 2013

Roland L. Woodcock

EAST PROVIDENCE - Roland "Rollie" L. Woodcock, 70, of Rumford, passed away at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence on Thursday, February 7, 2013 surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with stomach cancer for the past 10 months. He was the husband of Muriel A. (Carosi) Woodcock for 44 years.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Thomas F. and Bertha (Kraigenow) Woodcock. Rollie was the owner of Rollies Skate Shop, Rumford for 36 years.

February 5th

Arthur H. Heroux

February 5, 2013

Arthur H. Heroux

LINCOLN - Arthur H. Heroux, 78, of Lincoln, died Sunday at Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Ctr. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Oliveira) Heroux and the son of the late Varctume and Dulme (Laprade) Heroux.
Mr. Heroux had been employed by Carol Cable Company and Walmart Stores. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
His son Michael Heroux of Tennessee; brother Raymond Heroux sisters Alma Gendron and Helen Iannuzzi,; two grandsons Michael and Matthew Heroux and several nieces and nephews survive him.

Luzia Franco

February 5, 2013

Luzia Franco

CUMBERLAND - Luzia Franco, 67, passed at home on February 4th. She was the wife of Antonio Franco. Born in Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Joaquim and Virginia (DaLuz) Pedro.
She had been employed as a Chef by the Madeira and Estrela do Mar Restaurants and at the St. Antoine Residence.

Fat Ip

February 5, 2013

Fat Ip

PAWTUCKET - Fat Ip, 94, of Roosevelt Avenue died Sunday, February 3, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Ho Wong Ip.
Born in Hong Kong, he was the founder of the China Inn in Pawtucket with his son, Louis Yip and son in law, Tsi Lee. He was a member of the Chinese Christian Church of Rhode Island, Pawtucket.

February 4th

Ratha Dasi Heyda

February 4, 2013

Ratha Dasi Heyda

NORTH CAROLINA - Ratha Dasi Heyda, also known as Rasa, 41, died peacefully at her family's home in North Carolina surrounded by loved ones on 24 Dec 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. She had most recently worked as a triple board resident (pediatrics, psychiatry, and child psychiatry) at Brown University while living in Pawtucket.

Pauline Mary Hanley

February 4, 2013

Pauline Mary Hanley

JUPITER, FL. - Pauline Mary Hanley, age 93, of Jupiter, FL passed away on January 30, 2013. She was born in Cumberland, RI and lived in Pawtucket and Little Compton, RI until moving to Jupiter over 20 years ago. Pauline was a social worker for the State of Rhode Island.

Anita Gaudreau

February 4, 2013

Anita Gaudreau

CENTRAL FALLS - Anita (Levasseur) Gaudreau, 97, passed February 3rd. She was the wife of the late Maurice H. Gaudreau.
Born in Fall River, MA, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Hermilina (Bedard) Levasseur. She had been employed as a seamstress for many years.

Charles A. Vaslet

February 4, 2013

Charles A. Vaslet

CUMBERLAND - Charles A. Vaslet, 93, of Chambers Street and formerly of Reservoir Avenue, Lincoln died Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Grandview Center, Cumberland. He was the husband of the late Corinne M. (Goyette) Vaslet.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late George J. and Carrie M. (Corrigan) Vaslet, he had lived in Lincoln for 59 years before moving to Cumberland 4 years ago.
Mr. Vaslet was a machinist at Hope Webbing and Pawtucket Fastener for many years before retiring in 1984.
He was a graduate of Attleboro High School and was a World War II Army veteran.

February 1st

Gertrude R. Ritchotte

February 1, 2013

Gertrude R. Ritchotte

CUMBERLAND - Gertrude R. Ritchotte, 78, of Chimney Hill Apartments, passed away Tuesday in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the wife of Henry "Hank" L. Ritchotte and they had been married for 57 years.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Leonel Tanguay and Graziella Chagnon. She resided in Cumberland for the past 8 years, previously residing on Aiken Street, Pawtucket for over 40 years.

Leona Thibault

February 1, 2013

Leona Thibault

WOONSOCKET - Leona Thibault, 94, of Woonsocket, formerly of Lewiston, Maine died Thursday morning at Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Laurier Thibault.
Born and raised in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Evelyn (Boulanger) Patenaude. Following her marriage she resided in Lewiston, ME for over 60 years prior to relocating to the Woonsocket area several years ago.
Mrs. Thibault was employed at Hillcrest Poultry Company and Raytheon Corporation prior to her retirement.

Bonnie L. Aldana

February 1, 2013

Bonnie L. Aldana

CENTRAL FALLS - Bonnie L. (McCartin) Aldana, 49, of Hedly Avenue died Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Providence, a daughter of James E. McCartin of Pawtucket and the late Marilyn (Truesdale) McCartin, she had lived in Central Falls for the past 14 years.
Bonnie was a certified nurse's assistant at the Mansion Nursing Home, Central Falls for 12 years and had also worked at Fuller Packaging Company.

Oceano M. DaLomba

February 1, 2013

Oceano M. DaLomba

PAWTUCKET: Oceano "Dumar" M. DaLomba, 83, passed at home on January 30, 2013. He was the husband of the late Maria (Fidalga) DaLomba.
Born in Brava, Cape Verde, a son of the late Joao and Emilia (Moniz) DaLomba.
He had been employed by the former Carol Cable of Pawtucket for over 20 years.

January 30th

Gina M. Kuphal

January 30, 2013

WAKEFIELD - Gina M. Kuphal, passed away January 26. She was the wife of Wayne R. Kuphal. For complete obituary visit, www.coelhofuneralhome.net

January 29th

Albertino Lourenco

January 29, 2013

Albertino Lourenco

PAWTUCKET - Albertino Lourenco, 88, of Pawtucket passed away on Monday, January 28, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. Mr. Lourenco was the loving husband of Irene (Domingos) Lourenco. They had been married for 66 years. Mr. Lourenco was born in Cumberland, the son of the late Fernando Lourenco and Maria deCarvalho Albuquerque. He was a United States Army Air Corp Veteran in WWII.

Jeanne Madeline Dube

January 29, 2013

Jeanne Madeline Dube

PORTSMOUTH - Jeanne Madeline (Bessette) Dube, 88, of Portsmouth died at home on Sunday, January 27, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
She was the wife of the late Lt. Cdr. Robert A. Dube, Sr.
Born on April 6, 1924 in Central Falls, RI, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Yvonne (Laliberte) Bessette.

Nicole A. Arruda

January 29, 2013

Nicole A. Arruda

RHINEBECK, NY - Nicole A. Arruda, 32, of Rhinebeck, NY, passed away on Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck as a result of an automobile accident.
Born on March 1, 1980, in Pawtucket, RI, she was the daughter of Marilyn (Maloof) Sullivan of Rhinebeck and Ronald T. Arruda of Jefferson, OH. She was a graduate of Shea High School in Pawtucket, RI- Class of 1998.

Normand R. Laliberte

January 29, 2013

Normand R. Laliberte

PAWTUCKET - Normand R. Laliberte, 90, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Oak Hill Nursing Home, Pawtucket. He was the beloved husband of the late Alice Laliberte. Together they made their home in Hollywood, Florida for over 30 years. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Israel and Marie (Pommenville) Laliberte.

Charles E. Kelley

January 29, 2013

Charles E. Kelley

PAWTUCKET - Charles E. Kelley of Dodge Street, Pawtucket passed away on Monday, January 28, 2013 surrounded by his loving family.
Charlie was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Charles E. Kelley and Anne E. (Hickey) Kelley. He was in the United States Army Reserves for many years.
Charlie was employed by the City of Pawtucket, working at his beloved Slater Park, caring for the grounds, especially the flowers. He truly enjoyed being outside tending to the flowers and landscaping throughout the city.

Emile H. Languirand

January 29, 2013

Emile H. Languirand

NORTH PORT, FL. - Emile H. Languirand of North Port, Florida and formerly of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, died on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at home in Florida. He was the husband of the late Theresa D. (St. Andre) Languirand.
Mr. Languirand was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, the son of the late Raymond Languirand and Rosilia (Trudeau) Languirand.
He was the manager at Warren Tire in Pawtucket for many years.
Emile is survived by his daughter Cheryl Morris of Florida and a son Gary E. Languirand of New Jersey.

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