Obituaries

Peter Ruo – North Smithfield

Peter Ruo, 90, of North Smithfield, died November 18, 2018, at Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket, with his family by his side. He had been receiving dialysis for 11 years. He was the... more

Lucien Charest – Cumberland

Lucien Charest, 87, of Cumberland passed away Friday, November 16, 2018, at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, Providence. He was the husband of the late Gertrude C. (Lareau) Charest. Born in Montreal... more

Charles C. Abate – North Smithfield

Charles C. Abate passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at age 63, surrounded by his loving family at his home in North Smithfield after a year-long battle with cancer. He was born in... more

Edward T. Lebeau – Central Falls

Edward T. Lebeau, 83, lifelong resident of Central Falls, R.I., passed away on November 16, 2018. He leaves his wife of 60 years, Viola (Gauthier) Lebeau. He was the son of the late Oliver and... more

Henrietta T. DeCosta – Cumberland

Henrietta T. (Haskell) DeCosta, 75, of Cumberland passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, surrounded by her loving family. She was the... more

Dianne L. Brown – Cumberland

Dianne L. Brown, 72, passed on November 14, 2018. Born in Pawtucket, RI she was a daughter of the late Alfred J. and Ethel E. (McNamara) Brown. She is survived by her siblings Judith, Kenneth and... more

Richard A. Stein – Scituate

Richard A. Stein, 93, longtime resident of Scituate, passed away suddenly on Veterans Day, November 11, 2018. He was the husband of the late Celeste (DeRosa) Stein. Born in Scituate, he was the son... more

Robert G. Chagnon Sr. – Woonsocket

Woonsocket — Robert G. Chagnon Sr. 88, of Grandview Avenue, died peacefully Thursday, October 25, 2018, in the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre with his family by his side. He was the... more

Edna T. Charette – Cumberland

Edna T. Charette, 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 10, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Gerard Charette. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was the daughter of the... more

Maryann C. Kusnarowis – Woonsocket

Maryann C. (Balon) Kusnarowis, 81, of Woonsocket, passed away Thursday, November 8, in the company of family, and under the attention and care of the devoted and compassionate staff of St. Antoine... more

Evaristo “Everett” Amaral – Cumberland

Evaristo “Everett” Amaral, 60, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with his loving wife of 25 years, Sheryl (Casinelli) Amaral, by his side on November 7, 2018, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center... more

Therese R. Desmarais – Cumberland

Therese R. Desmarais, 89, of Cumberland, died Thursday, November 8, 2018, at Charlesgate Nursing Center in Providence. She was the loving wife of the late Lucien G. Desmarais. They were married on... more

Elena Cretella – Florida

Elena (Micheletti) Cretella, 92, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018, in Naples, Fla. She was the wife of the late Eugene Cretella. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Paolo and... more

Lillian H. Comstock – Cumberland

Lillian H. (Sweetland) Comstock, 90, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late William... more

Julia Church – Johnston

Julia (Micielli) Church, of Johnston, passed away surrounded by her loving family at home on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Born in Providence, she was a daughter to the late Pasco and Eleanor (Cunha)... more

Arnold P. Cook

Arnold P. Cook, 74, of Chepachet, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Arnie is survived by his beloved wife Nancy Clarke-Cook and was the husband of the late Connie L. (Tinkham) Cook. Born in... more

Roberta O’Keefe – North Smithfield

Roberta (Balkcom) O’Keefe, 75, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on Nov. 7, 2018, with her family by her side. Born in Riverside, R.I., she was devoted to her family and met her beloved... more

Stacia "Toni" A. Collins – Lincoln

Stacia "Toni" A. Collins, 100, of Lincoln, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Hopkins Manor. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Collins. A daughter of the late Frank & Mary (Rydzik) Lachowicz,... more

Anita T. Caya – Lincoln

Anita T. (Noiseux) Caya, 86, of Manville passed away peacefully Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Leo Caya. Born in Woonsocket, a... more

William L. Mardsen Jr

William L. Mardsen Jr., 69, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Jeanne (DeLisle) Marsden. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he... more

Marie H. Baron – Woonsocket

Marie H. (Tanguay) Baron, 89, of Woonsocket, died November 2, 2018, in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Roger Lanois and the late Marcel Baron. Born in Woonsocket, she was... more

Elaine E. Marszalkowski – Cumberland

Elaine E. Marszalkowski, 66, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at home on November 2, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Frank Marszalkowski Jr. for 33 years. Born in... more

Lucille M. LaFlamme – Woonsocket

Lucille M. LaFlamme, 84, formerly of Woonsocket and Lincoln died peacefully Sunday, November 4, 2018, at St. Antoine Residence. She was the loving wife of the late Richard P. LaFlamme. They were... more

Kenneth W. de Hertogh – Cumberland

Kenneth W. de Hertogh, in his 90th year, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at the Brentwood by the Bay, Warwick. He was the husband of the late Elaine A. (Barry) de Hertogh. Born in... more

Roland G. Drainville – North Smithfield

Roland G. Drainville, 83, passed away peacefully at the Landmark Medical Center, on October 29, 2018. Born in North Smithfield, he was the son of the late Hormidas and Exilda (Caouette) Drainville.... more

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