Obituaries

Ruth Freitas – Cumberland

Ruth (McDonald) Freitas, 97, of Abbey Drive, Cumberland, wife of the late Salvador "Sam" Freitas, died at the Holiday Retirement Home on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Born in Central Falls, she was the... more

Richard M. "Dick" Stanley – Lincoln

Richard M. "Dick" Stanley, 84, passed away on Tuesday in the Hopkins Manor, North Providence. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy I. (Waskiel) Stanley, they have been married for the past 63 years... more

Sandra Mathieu – Florida

Sandra Mathieu, 72, of Clearwater, Fla., passed away on June 27, 2019. Sandra was a secretary at Burrillville Middle School and she also enjoyed knitting. Sandra is preceded in death by her father... more

Sherrie L. Cluley – Cumberland

Sherrie L. Cluley (Devonis), 62, of Alton Ave., passed away Friday, June 28, in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of George Cluley Jr. Born in Pawtucket, she was the... more

Mabel L. Drolet – Woonsocket

Mabel L. Drolet, 73, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in the comfort of her home. She was the loving wife of Rudolphe D. “Rudy” Drolet. They were... more

Peter Garon – Cumberland

Peter Garon, 68, passed away on Thursday, June 27, at home. He was the beloved husband of Paula (Almeida) Garon. They have been married for the past 48 years. Born in Cumberland, he was the son of... more

Rita T. Wante – Cumberland

Rita T. Wante, 95, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019. She was the wife of the late Eugene P. Wante. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Armand and Leona (Desjarlais)... more

Jacqueline Choquette Picard – Cumberland

Jacqueline Choquette Picard, of Cumberland, R.I., and North Waterboro, Maine, died peacefully at home on June 28, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Jackie was a dearly loved mother, grandmother... more

Henry L. Rivet – Lincoln

Henry L. Rivet, 67, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Monday, June 24, 2019, at Heritage Hills Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Smithfield. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Louis A. and... more

John K. Picard – Cumberland

John K. Picard, 25, passed away early Saturday morning, June 22, from injuries sustained in a snow skiing accident in Mammoth, Calif. John was born in Providence, and was raised in Cumberland, R.I.... more

Mary Ann Carr – Cumberland

Mary Ann Carr of Cumberland, 96, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 27 . She was the beloved wife of the late Robert A. Carr Jr. and was a WWII Gold Star Wife of the late... more

Catherine E. Moison – Woonsocket

Catherine E. (Derderian) Moison, 91, passed away at home Tuesday, June 25, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Gerard E. Moison, Sr. Born in Millis, Mass., she was a daughter of the late... more

Leo R. Tanguay – Cumberland

Leo R. Tanguay, 90, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the Philip Hulitar Center in Providence, R.I. He was the husband of the late Irene C. (Chagnon) and son of the late Arthur Tanguay and... more

Jeffrey R. Henault – Woonsocket

Jeffrey R. Henault, 38, of Madeleine Ave., died, Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Landmark Medical Center with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Andrea B. (Butera) Henault. Born in... more

Mary F. Stahl – North Smithfield

Mary F. Stahl, 83, of North Smithfield, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Dean L. Stahl. Born in St. Paul, Minn., she was the daughter of the late Douglas and Celestin... more

Robert J. "Bob" Salisbury – Smithfield

Robert J. "Bob" Salisbury, 80, died peacefully Saturday at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of the late Mary V. (Riordan) Salisbury. They had been married for 38 years. Born in... more

Brenda A. Pereira – Cumberland

Brenda A. (Bessette) Pereira, 50, of Angell Road, died unexpectedly on Friday, June 21, 2019, at the UNC Rex Healthcare Center, Raleigh, N.C. She was the beloved wife of James M. Pereira. Mr. and Mrs... more

Wilfred O. Lariviere – Central Falls

Wilfred O. Lariviere, "Willy" 81, passed on June 21. He was the husband of Barbara (Cooney) Lariviere. They have been married for 48 years. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late Arthur... more

Clarence E. Patterson – Smithfield

Clarence E. Patterson, 86, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family, Sunday, June 2, 2019. He was the beloved husband for 63 years to Irene E. (Williams) Patterson. Born in Providence, he... more

Maurice M. “Pete” Mandeville – Cumberland

Maurice M. “Pete” Mandeville, 98, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the beloved husband of 69 years to the late Virginia M. (Howard)... more

Regis M. Bourcier – Cumberland

Regis M. Bourcier, 72, of Cumberland, passed away June 12, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Richard Bourcier Sr. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late... more

Lance D. Andrews – Lincoln

Lance D. Andrews, 92, passed away June 1, 2019, in Bonita Springs, Fla. He was formerly of Lincoln, for 70 years. Born in Childress, Texas, he was a son of the late Lance and Jewel Andrews. Although... more

Howard N. Staples Sr. – North Smithfield

Howard N. Staples Sr., 89, of Iron Mine Hill Road, North Smithfield, passed into eternal life on June 16, 2019, at the Holiday Retirement Home in Manville, R.I. Born in Cumberland, R.I., to Frank and... more

Roger L. Beaulieu – Lincoln

Roger L. Beaulieu, 66, of Sayles Hill Road, formerly of Sunnyside Avenue, Woonsocket, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, in the Holiday Retirement Home, with his loving family by his side. He was the... more

Eva Satti Costa – Smithfield/Scituate

Eva Satti Costa, 103, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. She was born during a snowstorm on Nov. 11, 1915, in Providence. The wife of the late Edward G. Costa, together they lived on Pleasant... more

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