The Providence Journal Obituaries

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June 20, 2018

Barbara D. Coutu (Vescera)

Barbara D. Coutu (Vescera)

Johnston, RI

COUTU, BARBARA D. (VESCERA) 80 of Johnston passed away peacefully June 16, 2018 after illness and complications from surgery. She was beloved by everyone who came within her sphere. She was a true first responder and always there for people in need right when they needed it...

Gloria L. DelRossi

Gloria L. DelRossi

Johnston, RI

DelROSSI, GLORIA L. 96, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018. Her funeral will be held Friday, June 22, 2018 at 9 a.m. from the MACERONI FUNERAL HOME, 1381 Smith St., North Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Grace Church, George Waterman...

Robert A. "Skeeter" Esposito

Robert A. "Skeeter" Esposito

Warwick, RI

ESPOSITO, ROBERT A. "SKEETER" 71, of Warwick, passed away on June 17, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Susan (Sumby) Esposito. Born in Providence, Skeeter was the son of the late Pasco and Mabel (Travers) Esposito. He was an Army veteran, stationed at West Point in New...

Hollis B. Farnum (Doc Farnum) Ph.D.

Hollis B. Farnum (Doc Farnum) Ph.D.

South Kingstown, RI

FARNUM PHD (DOC FARNUM) , HOLLIS B. at 97 passed away peacefully on June 18 ,2018 with his family at the Merriman House in North Conway, NH. Hollis was a "Rhody" (resident of RI) most of his life. He was born to a dentist Joseph E. Farnum DMD and Grace E. Ward in Providence,...

Roland W. Gingell III

Roland W. Gingell III

Richmond, RI

GINGELL III , ROLAND W. 64 of Richmond, passed on Thursday, June 14, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Pat A. (Cirilo) Gingell. Born in Charleston, SC, he was a son of the late Roland W. Gingell Jr. and Rochelle V. (Scott) Gingell. Roland was the...

Richard Jack Herranen

Richard Jack Herranen

Providence, RI

HERRANEN, RICHARD JACK 77, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 2, 2018. He was born on May 30, 1941 in Ashtabula, Ohio to Eugene and Mayme (Nisula) Herranen. Richard is survived by his wife of 15 years, Barbara Baldwin. Richard earned a BA in 1963 at the University of...

G. Rodney "Rod" Hopkins

G. Rodney "Rod" Hopkins

Foster, RI

HOPKINS, G. RODNEY "Rod" 87, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Alice F. (Hallene) Hopkins and the late S. Joan Straw. Visitation Friday, June 22, 2018 from 10-11am in the TUCKER-QUINN Funeral Home, 643 Putnam Pike, Greenville, with a funeral...

Lorraine L. Hopkins

Lorraine L. Hopkins

Providence, RI

HOPKINS, LORRAINE L. 90 died peacefully Sunday June 17, 2018 at Phillip Hulitar Hospice Palliative Care Hospice Center Providence surrounded by her loving family. Born in Pascoag, she was the daughter of the late William and Delia (Blanchett) Nerbonne. Born into a family of 9...

Published in The Providence Journal from Jun. 20 to Jun. 21, 2018.

Louis P. Provenzano

Louis P. Provenzano

Barrington, RI

PROVENZANO, LOUIS P. 70, of Barrington, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018. Mr. Provenzano was a pillar in the local community and will be greatly missed by family and friends, near and far. Lou was an Owner/Operator of McDonald's restaurants for over 40 years, but his...

Jeannette M. Rodrigues (O'donnell)

Jeannette M. Rodrigues (O'donnell)

Warren, RI

Rodrigues, Jeannette M. (O'Donnell) 79, of Warren , died Sunday June 17, 2018 at Hope Hospice. She was the wife of the late William Rodrigues. Born in Warren, a daughter of the late Harvey and Beatrice (Kozaka) O'Donell. She was a Machine Operator for the Pilling Chain Co. A...

Elise L. Sabitoni (Hardy)

Elise L. Sabitoni (Hardy)

Cranston, RI

SABITONI, ELISE L. (HARDY) 88, of Cranston, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Kent Hospital, Warwick. She was the beloved wife of sixty-eight years to Albert U. Sabitoni. Born in Providence she was a daughter of the late William and...

Paul Anthony SASSI

Paul Anthony SASSI

Westerly, RI

of Westerly, RI passed away unexpectedly at Rhode Island Hospital on June 9, 2018 at the age of 72 years. Born June 14, 1945 in Providence, RI to Maria and Amedeo Sassi, Paul lived a life that touched those around him. Known by many names to those who loved him – Husband, Dad,...

Published in The Providence Journal from Jun. 15 to Jun. 20, 2018.

William F. "Bill" Vermette

William F. "Bill" Vermette

East Providence, RI

VERMETTE, WILLIAM F. "BILL" 83, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. He was the husband of Kathleen (Dowling) Vermette to whom he was married 57 years. His funeral will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue,...

Manuel G. Vieira

Manuel G. Vieira

West Warwick, RI

VIEIRA, MANUEL G. 55, of Main Street, West Warwick, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018, surrounded by his loving family at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Mildred (French) Vieira. They had been married for 27 years. Born in Terceira,...

Published in The Providence Journal from Jun. 20 to Jun. 21, 2018.

Arlene M. Wyllie (Blodwell)

Arlene M. Wyllie (Blodwell)

Lincoln, RI

WYLLIE, ARLENE M. (BLODWELL) 85, of Lincoln, died Monday, June 18, 2018, at home, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late William Y. Wyllie. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Joseph G. and Isobel (Young) Blodwell, she had lived in Lincoln for the...

June 19, 2018

Megan Blake (Kalousdian)

Megan Blake (Kalousdian)

Warwick, RI

Blake, Megan (Kalousdian) 88, died Monday, June 18, 2018. Widow of Willard Gould, Sr. and Thomas Beech, Sr. Mother of Willard Gould, Marilyn Papa, Elaine McKenzie, Thomas and Timothy Beech. Funeral Thursday at 11:30am in Anderson-Winfield Home, Greenville. Visitation Wednesday...

Ann M. Byrnes

Ann M. Byrnes

New Bedford, MA

BYRNES, ANN M. 90, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at the Sacred Heart Home in New Bedford. She was the adoring wife of 53 years to the late John F. Byrnes, who passed away on February 6, 2004. Born on June 7,...

Henry J. Coupe Jr.

Henry J. Coupe Jr.

Warwick, RI

COUPE, JR., HENRY J. COUPE, HENRY J. JR., 96, passed away peacefully at Sunny View Nursing Home on Thursday, June 15, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Janet M (Wise) Coupe). He was born in Providence to the late Henry J. and Christine Coupe and lived in Warwick for...

Valentine A. Leveillee (Bonin)

Valentine A. Leveillee (Bonin)

West Warwick, RI

LEVEILLEE, VALENTINE A. (BONIN) 103, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018. Wife of the late Samuel J. Leveillee. Mother of Richard Leveillee and Claudette Hohlmaier. For complete obituary and funeral information or to leave condolences, kindly visit potvinquinnfuneralhome.com.

William B. Palazzo

William B. Palazzo

Coventry, RI

PALAZZO, WILLIAM B. 75, of Coventry, RI quietly passed away at home with his loving wife of 48 years Sharon (Balcom) Palazzo by his side on Friday, June 15, 2018. Mr. Palazzo was born April 13, 1943, in Providence to the late Biagio V. and Florence E. (Saccoccia) Palazzo. He...

Barbara A. Pompei

Barbara A. Pompei

East Providence, RI

POMPEI, BARBARA A. 92, of Read Street, Riverside, died peacefully on June 16, 2018. She was the wife of the late Rocco Pompei. Born in Riverside, a daughter of the late Frank C. and Harriet A. (Slade) Bruseny, she was a lifelong resident of Riverside. Mrs. Pompei was a...

Harry M. Robinson Jr.

Harry M. Robinson Jr.

Warwick, RI

ROBINSON, JR., HARRY M. 88, of Warwick, died peacefully on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at home. He was the beloved husband of Marlene T. (Mullin) Robinson. Born in Fall River, MA, he was a son of the late Harry M. Robinson, Sr. and Julia V. (Burns) Robinson. Harry joined the...

Mary R. Senecal

Mary R. Senecal

Scituate, RI

SENECAL, MARY R. 91, of Scituate, passed away June 17, 2018. Funeral Thursday 9AM from the Winfield & Son's Funeral Home, 571 W. Greenville Rd., Scituate, followed by a mass of Christian burial at 10AM at St. Joseph's Church, Danielson Pike, Scituate. Calling hours Wednesday...

June 18, 2018

Rita Carcone (Mills) Obituary (Providence Journal)
Rita Carcone (Mills) Obituary (Providence Journal)

Rita Carcone (Mills)

Rita Carcone (Mills)

North Providence, RI

Carcone, Rita (Mills) 86, died Friday. Widow of Silvio Carcone, mother of Angela Goelzer, Robert and Thomas Carcone and the late Paul Carcone. Funeral Wednesday at 9am from Anderson-Winfield Home, Greenville. Mass at 10am in St. Thomas Church, Providence. Visitation Tuesday...

Angelina Cioe

Angelina Cioe

Barrington, RI

Cioe, Angelina 98, of Whipple Avenue, died peacefully on June 16, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Anthony H. Cioe Sr. She is survived by a daughter, Theresa A. LoBello of Riverside and two sons, Anthony H. Cioe Jr. of Barrington and David P....

June 17, 2018

Marie Catherine Callahan (Quinn)

Marie Catherine Callahan (Quinn)

Warwick, RI

CALLAHAN, MARIE CATHERINE (QUINN) 89, formerly of Warwick, passed away May 7, 2018 in Pinehurst, North Carolina in the presence of family following a brief illness. She was predeceased in 2001 by her loving husband, Thomas J. Callahan, to whom she was married for 52 years. She...

Lillian T. "Lil" Cassidy (Zaniol)

Lillian T. "Lil" Cassidy (Zaniol)

Pawtucket, RI

Cassidy, Lillian "Lil" T. (Zaniol) 86 of Pawtucket passed away peacefully on Sunday June 10, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond F. Cassidy. Born in Fall River Mass she was the daughter of the late Edward and Alida (Barbeau)...

Published in The Providence Journal from Jun. 16 to Jun. 17, 2018.

Eleanor E. Costa (Gazerro)

Eleanor E. Costa (Gazerro)

Providence, RI

COSTA, ELEANOR E. (GAZERRO) 90, of Providence, passed away on June 14th, 2018 at the Berkshire Place Nursing and Rehabilation Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Antonio Costa. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Andrea and Maria (Camparone)...

Catherine E. "Kate" Floody

Catherine E. "Kate" Floody

North Providence, RI

FLOODY, CATHERINE E. "KATE", 90, of North Providence, passed away June 14, 2018 at the Sunny View Nursing Home in Warwick. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Loretta Floody. Catherine entered the Sister of Mercy Order and taught in Catholic Schools...

Louise Leonetti (Vessella)

Louise Leonetti (Vessella)

Lincoln, RI

LEONETTI, (VESSELLA) LOUISE 79 of Lincoln passed away on June 12, 2018. She was the wife of the late Alberto Leonetti. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Florence (Negris) Vessella. Louise had a very active life, kind and welcoming to all and...

Irene H. Miller (Laliberte)

Irene H. Miller (Laliberte)

Pawtucket, RI

MILLER, IRENE H. (LALIBERTE) of Pawtucket died on June 15, 2018. There will be a funeral service for Irene on Tuesday, June 19th at 10:00 am in the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. The calling hours will be on Tuesday morning from 9:00 am prior to the...

Evelyn Spamer Munson

Evelyn Spamer Munson

E.greenwich, RI

MUNSON, EVELYN SPAMER passed away peacefully at home on June 5, 2018. Evelyn was born in Bronx, New York on October 22, 1921 to George and Charlotte (Conroy) Spamer. She grew up in Brooklyn, New York attending the New York City public schools. A noted swimmer, she was the New...

Virginia Lee Rosse (Nadrowski)

Virginia Lee Rosse (Nadrowski)

Cumberland, RI

ROSSE, VIRGINIA LEE (NADROWSKI), 85, passed away June 15, 2018. Visitation will be held Monday, 10-11 a.m. followed by a service at 11 a.m. in the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East...

SHEILA A. TITA (O'SHAUGHNESSY) R.N. Ph.D

SHEILA A. TITA (O'SHAUGHNESSY) R.N. Ph.D

Jamestown, RI

TITA, SHEILA A. (O'SHAUGHNESSY), R.N., Ph.D 81, of Columbia Lane, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Dante F. Tita, they had been married for forty eight years. Born in Providence, she was...

Charles N. Turner Jr.

Charles N. Turner Jr.

Lincoln, RI

TURNER, JR., CHARLES N. 81, of Bradenton, FL and formerly of Lincoln passed away peacefully Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the home of his daughter in Lincoln surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Elaine M. (Rohrhurst) Turner. Mr. and Mrs. Turner were...

Published in The Providence Journal from Jun. 16 to Jun. 17, 2018.

June 16, 2018

Alice D. Beaucage (Aurelio)

Alice D. Beaucage (Aurelio)

Pawtucket, RI

BEAUCAGE, Alice D. (Aurelio) 91, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Maurice C. Beaucage. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Nicholas and Delima R. (LaChance) Aurelio. Alice was a fulltime homemaker...

Edgar L. Beaudreau

Edgar L. Beaudreau

Coventry, RI

BEAUDREAU, EDGAR L. 71, of Coventry, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Husband Suzanne E. (Olivier) Beaudreau; father of Michelle M. McNeil (Adam), and David E, Beaudreau (Nancy). "Papa" to Jenna and Tyler McNeil. Brother of Edward Beaudreau and the late Helen Asselin. Funeral...

Robert C. Crowell

Robert C. Crowell

Providence, RI

CROWELL, ROBERT C. 80, died June 12, 2018 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice in Providence. He was the husband of Judith (Paige) Crowell Born in Providence a son of the late Robert and Dorothy (Richards) Crowell, he was a Providence resident most of his life but had also lived in...

Mabel M. Fuller (Menconi)

Mabel M. Fuller (Menconi)

Warwick, RI

Fuller, Mabel M.(Menconi), 93, of Warwick died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at West View Nursing Home in West Warwick. She was the wife of the late Chester G. Fuller. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Amedeo Joseph and Mary A. ( Chire) Menconi. Mabel was an...

Jeanne Oliver (Rezendes)

Jeanne Oliver (Rezendes)

Scituate, RI

Oliver, Jeanne (Rezendes) 87, died Thursday. Widow of Richard L. Oliver, mother of Margaret Tudino and Evelyn Petisce. Funeral Wednesday at 10am in Trinity Episcopal, Scituate. Visitation Tuesday 5-7pm in Anderson-Winfield Home, Greenville. For complete obituary see...

Francesca Pichette (Palmieri)

Francesca Pichette (Palmieri)

Providence, RI

Pichette, Francesca (Palmieri), 99, of Worcester, MA, passed away June 4. She was the wife of the late Edouard L. Pichette. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Antonio and Arcangela (DeFusco) Palmieri. Early in life, Frances enjoyed working in the French drawing...

Doris C. Podgorski (Roy)

Doris C. Podgorski (Roy)

Warwick, RI

PODGORSKI, DORIS C. (ROY) 94, of Warwick died Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Podgorski. Born in Warwick, she was a daughter of the late Raoul J. and Olivina (Vincent) Roy. Doris was employed as a Data Processing Operator at the...

Celia J. Roperti (Diorio)

Celia J. Roperti (Diorio)

Warwick, RI

ROPERTI, CELIA J. (DiORIO) 91, of Warwick, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the West Shore Health Center in Warwick. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Roperti. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Luigi and Vincenza (Martino)...

Francis Sherry

Francis Sherry

Pawtucket, RI

SHERRY, FRANCIS 93, of Pawtucket, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Anne (L'Heureux) Sherry. They would have celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary in August of this year. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Hanley)...

Joyce Mildred Udelson (Lolio)

Joyce Mildred Udelson (Lolio)

North Attleboro, MA

UDELSON, JOYCE MILDRED (LOLIO) 83, of North Attleboro, MA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA. She was the beloved wife of Maurice "Bob" Udelson, to whom she was married for over sixty years. Born on September 23,...

June 15, 2018

Sandra E. Andrews (King)

Sandra E. Andrews (King)

East Providence, RI

ANDREWS (King), Sandra E. 80, of Riverside, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Orchard View Manor Nursing Home. She was the companion of the late Edward Andrade. Born in Providence, RI she was the daughter of the late Leslie E. and Enid F. (Cofran) King. Sandra was an...

Sandra Lyn (Henderson) "Sandy" Bell (Hazel)

Sandra Lyn (Henderson) "Sandy" Bell (Hazel)

East Providence, RI

Bell, Sandra Lyn "Sandy" (Hazel) (Henderson) age 64, of East Providence, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at The Coventry Health Center after a courageous recurring battle with cancer surrounded by her daughters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, June 16,...

Shirley A. Brailey (Hunt)

Shirley A. Brailey (Hunt)

Coventry, RI

BRAILEY, SHIRLEY A. (HUNT) 69, of Coventry, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Kent Hospital. She was the wife of the late George E. Brailey Jr. Born in Westerly, she was a daughter of the late Francis J. and Stephania (Pianowski) Hunt. Shirley was the mother of George...

Lillian M. Crepeau

Lillian M. Crepeau

Yarmouth, ME

Crepeau, Lillian M. Yarmouth- Lillian Mary Crepeau, 93, formerly of Cumberland, Rhode Island, passed away quietly at her home at Bay Square in Yarmouth, Maine on Monday, May 7, 2018, surrounded by family and caregivers that helped make the last years of her life with...

Barbara Jean Dolan (Ryan)

Barbara Jean Dolan (Ryan)

North Kingstown, RI

DOLAN, BARBARA JEAN (RYAN) 90, passed away peacefully June 13, 2018, surrounded by family. She was born June 20, 1927, in Pomfret, CT to the late Lawrence & Nellie (Furlong) Ryan. She graduated from Mt. St. Mary's College, 1949. She received her Master's degree in Social...

Albert "Al" Feinstein

Albert "Al" Feinstein

Warwick, RI

FEINSTEIN, ALBERT "AL" 97, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of Miriam "Mimi" (Davis) Feinstein. Born in Providence, a son of the late Bernard and Bessie (Teller) Feinstein, he had lived in Warwick for 11 years,...

Elizabeth "Betty" Petrarca

Elizabeth "Betty" Petrarca

Worthington, OH

Petrarca, Elizabeth "Betty" Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Petrarca, age 87, of Columbus, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, surrounded by family and a rainbow from God outside the window. She was born March 2, 1931 in Providence, RI, to the late Frank A. and Elizabeth M. Lovett....

Jane E. Tierney (Cummings)

Jane E. Tierney (Cummings)

Narragansett, RI

TIERNEY, JANE E. (CUMMINGS) 91, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2018. She was the wife of the late Dennis J. Tierney, Sr. Born in Providence, the daughter of the late Edward H. and Elizabeth M. (Tighe) Cummings, she grew up in Cranston. Mrs. Tierney...

June 14, 2018

Eva R. Barry (Piccione)

Eva R. Barry (Piccione)

Cranston, RI

BARRY, EVA R. (PICCIONE) 88, of Cranston, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Ronald F. Barry. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emily (Petronio) Piccione. Eva was employed at the State of Rhode Island,...

Published in The Providence Journal from Jun. 13 to Jun. 14, 2018.

Dina D. Coelho (Antunes)

Dina D. Coelho (Antunes)

North Kingstown, RI

COELHO, DINA D., (ANTUNES) of North Kingstown, formerly of Bridgeport, CT, passed away Tuesday evening, June 12, 2018, at South County Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Joao E. Coelho. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she was the daughter of the late Abel C. and...

Michael J. "Mike C" Curran

Michael J. "Mike C" Curran

Providence, RI

CURRAN, MICHAEL J. "MIKE C" 63, of Providence, passed away at home June 10, 2018. Born in New London, CT, a son of Malvina (Boudreau) Lebeau and the late David Curran. Michael was a member of High School Honor Society. He leaves, besides his mother, 2 grandchildren and a...