Archive - 2013 - Obituary
CUMBERLAND - Lucille (Hamel) Mann, 70, of Bryant Street, passed away Friday at home. She was the wife of the late Ronald C. Mann.
Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Mary Rose (Prince) Hamel. She was a life-long resident of Cumberland.
Mrs. Mann was employed as an accountant and office manager for the CTA Inc. of Attleboro, Souza Brother and Dimayo of North Attleboro.
She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church, Cumberland.
Maria Lurdes Martins
CUMBERLAND - Maria Lurdes Martins: 89 passed on January 6th. She was the wife of the late Estevao Mata: Born in the Madeira Islands of Portugal, Maria was a daughter of the late Joao and Francisca (Cezar) Martins. She had been employed by Murdock Webbing for ten years.
She is survived by four daughters, Maria Julia Vieira of Central Falls, Theresa Simoes of Florida, Fatima Teixeira of Cumberland and Celina Marques of Cumberland, a son, Placido Mata of South Africa, eleven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
PAWTUCKET - Jose DosSantos, 91, of Pawtucket, passed away on January 4, 2013. He was born in Brava, Cape Verde, a son of the late Antonio M. and Maria (Micaela) DosSantos.
Jose is survived by five children Joaquim Santos, Guilhermina DosSantos, Antonio Andrade DosSantos, Joao DosSantos and Daniel Andrade DosSantos, one sister Joanna Baptista Santos, seventeen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
Linda A. Peltier
PAWTUCKET - Linda A. Peltier, 65, of Pawtucket, passed away Saturday, January 05, 2013. She was the wife of Donald Peltier. They were happily married for 35 years. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Bucka) Goodwin. Mrs. Peltier was staff coordinator in the medical industry for 25 years, retiring in 2011.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her children, Donna Perry and Andrew Peltier. She was the sister of the late Eileen "Pat" Normandin.
Doris Nancy Audette
Loving Wife, Mother and Nana
NORTON - Doris Nancy (Connors) Audette, 77, of South Worcester Street, Norton, died on December 30, 2012 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro following a brief illness. She was the beloved and cherished wife of Richard R. Audette to whom she was married on September 28, 1957.
Born at the family home in Cumberland, Rhode Island on April 3, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Daniel E. Connors, Sr. and Daisy (Harrison) Connors Bedard. Raised and educated in Pawtucket, Mrs. Audette resided in Attleboro before moving to Norton in 1969.
CUMBERLAND - Serafim "Sam" Costa, 92, of Winter St. passed away Friday in the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen R. (Hail) Costa.
Born in South Attleboro he was the son of the late Julio and Mary (Purficacao) Costa. He resided in Cumberland over 50 years.
He was employed as a machinist by the former Standard Nut & Bolt Co., Cumberland for over 20 years until his retirement
PAWTUCKET - Nicolas El-Khaouli, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 3, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Fatat (Selfany) El-Khaouli for forty-one years.
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, a son of the late Fouad and Mariam El-Khaouli, he came to the United States in 1993 and settled in Pawtucket. Nicolas was a member and Subdeacon at St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, and was a member and Past Grand Master of the Rising Sun Lodge No. 30, East Providence.
George A. Gruslin
PAWTUCKET - George A. Gruslin, Pawtucket died Wednesday. Calling hours Sunday 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Funeral Monday 9:00 a.m. LACHAPELLE FUNERAL HOME. Mass of Christian Burial St. John the Baptist Church, Pawtucket 10:00 a.m. For the full obituary and to sign the guestbook visit
PAWTUCKET - Lily (Harris) Watkinson, 93, went to her eternal home Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Linn Health Care Center, East Providence. She was the wife of the late Arthur Watkinson.
Born in England, a daughter of the late Ernest and Lily (Booth) Harris, she had lived in Pawtucket for the past 64 years. She was a graduate of Kinyon's Commercial School. Mrs. Watkinson was an office worker and in later years loved her work educating customers about fabrics in local stores before retiring.
Wilbert O. Beausoleil
PAWTUCKET - Wilbert "Bill" O. Beausoleil, 92, of Emerald Bay Manor, Cumberland, formerly of Pawtucket, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013. He was the beloved husband of the late Delia (Kokash) Beausoleil.
Earle C. Lewis
RIVERSIDE - Earle C. Lewis, age 93, of Riverside Terrace, passed away on January 1, 2013 at Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island.
Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada he moved to the United States in 1949. Earle was a Sergeant in the Canadian army, serving in WWII in the European Theater. He was also a member of the Knights of Pythisius in New Glasgow. He was preceded in death by his parents B. A. Lewis and Ethel (Hardy) Lewis, 16 siblings and his wife of 50 years, Isabel S. (Grant) Lewis.
Albert J. Beaucage
CUMBERLAND - Albert "Jimmy" J. Beaucage, 69, of Oak Hill Drive, Cumberland passed away Monday, Dec. 31, in the Oak Hill Nursing Home, Pawtucket. He was the husband of Eileen (Lariviere) Beaucage.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Charles and Yvonne (St. Hillaire) Beaucage. He resided in Cumberland for the past 33 years, previously residing in Lincoln.
Leo J. Incerpi
THE VILLAGES, FL. - Leo J. Incerpi, 75, of The Villages and formerly of Cumberland passed away Monday in The Promise Hospital of Florida, Oxford, FL. He was the beloved husband of Mary M. (Boulais) Incerpi.
Born in Pawtucket he was the son of the late Ilio and Marie E. (Molhan) Incerpi-Soper. He resided in Florida for the past 7 years previously living in Cumberland.
He was employed as a supervisor for the Boston Concession Group for 25 years until his retirement. Leo was also a Life Member of the LeFoyer Club, Pawtucket.
Mary L. Brodeur
CENTRAL FALLS - Mary L. Brodeur, 101, of Shawmut Avenue, entered into new life on December 29, 2012 joining her beloved husband Lucien J. Brodeur and cherished daughters, Cecile M. Laperche and Emma L. Bergeron.
She leaves 5 children: Anna H. Tetreault of New Bern, NC, Roy L. Brodeur of Cumberland, Br. Lucien L. Brodeur of Attleboro, MA, Arlene L. Brodeur of Central Falls and Linda A. Walker of Lincoln. 15 grandchildren, 27 great grand children and many nieces & nephews.
Agnes V. Flodin
PAWTUCKET - Agnes V. (Boedeker) Flodin passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 30, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Gilbert E. Flodin.
Born in Providence, she was the youngest of nine children of the late Charles and Jennie (Flynn) Boedeker. Agnes worked for the American Heart Association; Cherry & Webb; Home Insurance/Home Indemnity and New England Telephone. She was a longtime member of Newman Congregational Church, Rumford.
Raymond J. Guimond
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Raymond J. Guimond, 60, of, North Attleboro, died unexpectedly at his residence on December 22, 2012. Husband of Lynda T. (Geraghty) Guimond.
Born in Attleboro on March 18, 1952, he was the son of the late Harvey and Theresa (Fournier) Guimond. He was a lifelong resident of North Attleboro and had attended Sacred Heart School and was a 1971 graduate of North Attleboro High School.
Mr. Guimond was employed as a section leader for the former Foxboro Company, now Invenys, for more than 40 years until his illness in July 2012.