Archive - Obituary
July 23rd, 2013
Donald C. Turcotte
PAWTUCKET - Donald "Don" C. Turcotte, 70, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 22, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Katherine L. (Connor) Turcotte for 25 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Charles J., Sr. & Cecelia (Phillips) Turcotte.
Joseph S. Beck
CUMBERLAND - Joseph S. Beck of Cumberland died on July 21, 2013.
Mr. Beck was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Maxwell A. Beck and Elizabeth (Sullivan) Beck. He was also the brother of the late Mary E. Beck. Mr. Beck was a United States Army Veteran of WWII.
Mr. Beck was a teacher and counselor at Cumberland High School for many years.
Joaquim H. Sousa
CUMBERLAND - Joaquim H. Sousa, 87, a longtime former Cumberland resident, passed away Friday at the Eastgate Nursing Center, East Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Luciana (Lemos) Sousa. "Grandpa" loved and was devoted
to his family, especially enjoying his years in retirement spending time with his grandchildren and great grandson.
Lillian D. Boyer
PAWTUCKET - Lillian D. Boyer, 69, of Columbine Avenue, passed away July 11 at the Memorial Hospital.
Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Simoel Boyer and Therese (Foisy) Boyer. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life.
She was employed in the Print Shop for the former Brooks Drug Pharmacy.
She was a communicant of St. Aidan Church. Lillian loved to go camping with family, and was an avid bowler.
Elizabeth Clarke Howes
WOONSOCKET - Elizabeth Clarke Howes, 66, of Dana Street, passed away Monday at the Trinity Health Care Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late James Sturgis Howes and Ellen (Clarke) Howes. She resided Woonsocket for the last few years, previously residing in Cumberland.
She was a 1965 graduate of Cumberland High School. She was also a 1969 graduate of Stonehill College.
Miss Howes was employed as teacher for the Pawtucket School Department for over 30 years.
Fernande A. Baris
PAWTUCKET - Fernande A. Baris, 90, a resident of The St. Jeanne Jugan Residence passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Ferdinand G. and Eva C. (Bedard) Baris.
Miss Baris was a Clerk, Stenographer and Secretary for The United States Government and The State of Rhode Island, retiring in 1988 after 22 years of service.
Raymond L. Conlon
PAWTUCKET - Conlon, Raymond L., 70, died July 18, 2013, husband of Gladys D. (Hill) Conlon, residence Tower Street, Pawtucket, for complete obituary and condolences kindly visit
Beverly A. Sheehan
PAWTUCKET - Beverly A. (Carvalho) Sheehan, 73, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 22, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Frederic W. Sheehan. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Mary (Martins) Carvalho. Beverly worked at Texas Instruments, Attleboro for many years until her retirement.
She leaves two children, Shawn C. Sheehan and Shelly L. Carvalho both Pawtucket; two grandsons, Trevor Willis and Justin Carvalho and a sister, Hilda Alexander of Boynton Beach, FL. She was the sister of the late Dolores 'Del' LaFountaine.
Phyllis A. Shaw
ATTLEBORO/TAUNTON - Phyllis A (McCormick) Shaw, 74 years old, died July 18, 2013, in Life Care Center of Attleboro. She was born in Pawtucket, RI., daughter of the late William and Agnes (O'Brien) McCormick. She was a graduate of Tolman High School in Pawtucket. For many years she was employed by Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket as a Family Care Worker.
Phyllis and her late husband, Arthur E. Shaw wintered in Florida. She formerly lived on Washington Street, in Taunton and on Weldon St in Pawtucket. Phyllis enjoyed bowling and golfing.
Edward J. Gorman
CUMBERLAND - Edward J. Gorman, 77, passed on July 19th, he was the longtime companion of Danny Savard.
Born in Maine, he was the son of the late Patrick O. Gorman and Jane (Blouin) McClaine.
He had been employed in the jewelry industry for many years.
Besides his companion he is survived by his beloved dog "Mollie", his aunts, Ester Morgan of Augusta, Maine, and Emma Watts of Alabama and many cousins.
Pauline L. Spink
PAWTUCKET - Spink, Pauline L. (Jacques), 72, of Steadman Ave, passed away peacefully in the caring hands of the staff at Hospice Care in Providence RI on Monday July 15, 2013.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Domenic Jacques & Gilberte Jacques.
Pauline grew up in Pawtucket. At the age of 17 she went to Quebec, Canada, to the convent and served as a nun in several orders. After 3 years she returned home and later met and married George Gaumond. She dedicated her life to raising her two children, and later 4 grandchildren.
Susan T. Nolette
PAWTUCKET - Susan T. Nolette, 58, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Roland J. "Ziggy" and Irene M. (Beauchemin) Nolette. Sue was a graduate of the former St. Jean-Baptiste High School, Pawtucket and a graduate of Rhode Island College where she received her Master's Degree in Education. She was an educator at the Providence Center and most recently in Fort Pierce, Florida until retiring.
Cheryl A. Rowe
LINCOLN - Cheryl A. Rowe 66, of Smithfield Avenue passed away Tuesday July 16, 2013 at Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island. She was the beloved wife of Roger H. Durand.
Born in Pawtucket she was a daughter of the late Charles P. and Lucy (Oleska) Kwolek. She was a life long resident of Lincoln.
Before retiring Cheryl was employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant at the former Cartie's Health Center of Central Falls.
Andrew M. Mikula
CUMBERLAND - Andrew "Matt" M. Mikula, 88, of Maybury Street, passed away Wednesday at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Leona (Nawrocki) Mikula.
Born in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Maciej and Maryann(Cyran) Mikula. He was a life-long resident of Cumberland.
He was a United States Navy, World War II Veteran serving during the invasions at Saipan, Peleliu, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa.
Doris R. Breault
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Doris R. Breault, 90, passed away peacefully at Darlington Memory Lane, North Providence on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Armand Alcide Breault for 51 years until his death in 1998. She was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Napolean and Delina (Lamontagne) Grenier and lived in the Pawtucket Blackstone Valley area her entire life.
PAWTUCKET - Elaine Oliveira (Haworth) 77, of Pawtucket died July 13, 2013. She was the wife of the late Francisco Oliveira. She was born in Providence, daughter of the late Harry and Annie (Farnworth) Haworth. She was employed by A & J Jewelry of Providence for thirty years until her retirement. She served many years at St. Luke's Episcopal Church as parish administrator. She was an active member of Episcopal Church Women.
George J. Landry, Jr.
PAWTUCKET - George J. Landry, Jr. 30, of Slade Street, Pawtucket, passed at home on July 15, 2013.
Born in Attleboro on October 14, 1982, he was the son of George J. Sr. and Catherine (McClellan) Landry. George was educated in Attleboro schools and was a graduate of Attleboro High School. He was currently working as a receiver at Trader Joe's warehouse in Middleboro. George was a devoted father who enjoyed spending time with his son and family.
Arnold K. Conover
CUMBERLAND - Arnold "Ronnie" K. Conover, 68, of Pawtucket, formerly of Cumberland, passed away Monday at Home and Hospice Care of RI, Providence.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Irene (Sousa) Conover. He resided in Pawtucket for over 40 years, previously residing in Cumberland.
Mr. Conover was a Seaman for the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era.
He was a retired teamster of Local 251.
Robert L. Beck
PAWTUCKET - Robert L. Beck, of Parkview Drive, Pawtucket died on July 15, 2013
He was the loving husband of Denise (Fitzpatrick) Beck. He was also the husband of the late Loretta (Poirier) Beck.
Mr. Beck was born in Norton, Massachusetts, the son of the late George and Beatrice (Thibeaux) Beck.
Mr. Beck was a truck driver for many years and proudly served in the United States Army for his country.
Kenneth G. Audette
PAWTUCKET - Audette, Kenneth G. "Kenny", 58 passed away Saturday at Oakhill Nursing and Rehabilitation in Pawtucket. He was the beloved son of the late George J. and June (Voyer) Audette.
Kenneth was a very special person whose wonderful personality and winning smile brought out the best in everyone he met. He enjoyed going camping with his mother and father in their motor home, visiting construction sites with his dad and listening to country music. He was a loyal fan of the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox.