The Providence Journal Obituaries

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June 25, 2018

Gertrude Hartley (Rousselle)

Gertrude Hartley (Rousselle)

Warwick, RI

HARTLEY, GERTRUDE (ROUSSELLE) 91, who died Friday, was the beloved wife of Edward E. Hartley and the late Peter P. Nobriga. Mother of Betty Ann Corsetti and Joyce Marie Nobriga. Grandmother of Jonathan P. Izzi, Det. WWPD & Christopher P. Izzi. Great grandmother of Nathan...

June 24, 2018

Alicia A. Coogan (Bardsley)

Alicia A. Coogan (Bardsley)

Smithfield, RI

COOGAN, ALICIA A. (Bardsley) 83, passed away June 20, 2018. Her funeral will be held Monday, June 25, 2018 at 8:30am from the TUCKER-QUINN Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Ave., Greenville, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in St. Philip Church, Greenville. For Complete...

Rosalie Costantino-Puccetti (Dinunzio)

Rosalie Costantino-Puccetti (Dinunzio)

Providence, RI

COSTANTINO-PUCCETTI , ROSALIE (DiNUNZIO), 103, passed away on June 22, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Michael and Carolina (Rocchio) DiNunzio; wife of the late Thomas Puccetti and Gennaro Costantino; mother of Thomas Puccetti and Rosalie Ciacciarelli; step mother of...

James E. Cusick

James E. Cusick

Johnston, RI

CUSICK, JAMES E. 62, of Johnston, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Maryann (Conti) Cusick. Born in Providence, he was the son of Beverly Ann (DiLorenzo) McKay of Orange City, FL and the late Donald James Cusick. James...

Linda DeCrescenzo (Morris)

Linda DeCrescenzo (Morris)

East Providence, RI

DeCRESCENZO, LINDA (MORRIS) 76, of Main St., Riverside, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on June 21, 2018. Born July 2, 1941, in Fall River, MA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Marie (Bouvier) Morris. She was the owner of Alarm Concepts,...

Sherry B. Hanoian (Bozigian)

Sherry B. Hanoian (Bozigian)

Providence, RI

HANOIAN, SHERRY B. (BOZIGIAN) 92, died peacefully on June 21, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Peter G. Hanoian. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Hachig and Haigouhi (Topalian) Bozigian. Sherry was a devout member of Sts....

Alice M. Lawless (Thompson)

Alice M. Lawless (Thompson)

Smithfield, RI

Lawless, Alice M. (Thompson) died Friday. Wife of the late Paul Lawless. Mother of Patricia Mitchell, Paul Lawless, Deborah Gilbertson and Michael Lawless. Funeral Wednesday, June 27th at 8:30am from Anderson-Winfield Home, Greenville. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in St....

Elizabeth C. MacDonald

Elizabeth C. MacDonald

Pawtucket, RI

MacDonald, Elizabeth C. 77, passed on June 21, 2018. Wife of late Richard MacDonald, mother of Philip J. Golia, Dawn M. Correia, Robert J. Golia, and the late Richard J. Golia Jr., stepmother of Caron MacDonald-Lefebvre and Pastor Richard Tory MacDonald. In lieu of flowers...

John T. McWilliams

John T. McWilliams

Pawtucket, RI

McWILLIAMS, JOHN T. died on June 22, 2018. The funeral for Mr. McWilliams will be on Wednesday, June 27th at 12:00 noon in the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. The calling hours will be Wednesday morning from 10:00 am prior to the service. For the full...

Kimberly D. Oliveira (Overstreet)

Kimberly D. Oliveira (Overstreet)

Cranston, RI

OLIVEIRA, KIMBERLY D. (OVERSTREET) 45, passed away unexpectedly on June 21, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Jason Oliveira and daughter of William and Cynthia (Drury) Overstreet. Graduating from Rhode Island College, Kimberly commenced her career at Meditech as an...

John L. Ryding

John L. Ryding

East Providence, RI

RYDING, JOHN L. 92, of Ferncrest Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on June 16, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Gloria L. (Perry) Ryding. His Funeral will be held on Thursday June 28, 2018 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett...

Angelo Saccoccia

Angelo Saccoccia

Cranston, RI

SACCOCCIA, ANGELO 91, of Cranston, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2018, at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the loving husband of the late Anna R. (Ceprano) Saccoccia for forty-nine years. Born in Cranston, he was a son of the late Salvatore and Rosina...

Jodi A. Sequin

Jodi A. Sequin

Warwick, RI

SEQUIN, JODI A. of Warwick passed into eternal life on June 20, 2018. She was the fiancée of Bruce Herrick There will be a funeral service for Jodi on Tuesday, June 26th at 6:00 pm in the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. Relatives and friends may call on...

Published in The Providence Journal from Jun. 23 to Jun. 24, 2018.

Kathleen Goolgasian Tavares

Kathleen Goolgasian Tavares

Warwick, RI

GOOLGASIAN TAVARES, KATHLEEN Kathleen Tavares Goolgasian, 65 years old, longtime resident of Warwick, RI passed away om June 21st, at her home in Warwick. She was the beloved wife of Peter Goolgasian; loving sister of Claudia Tavares Poissant and brother Louis Tavares III....

June 23, 2018

Richard "Dicky Camp" Campopiano

Richard "Dicky Camp" Campopiano

Cranston, RI

CAMPOPIANO, RICHARD "DICKY CAMP" 75, of Cranston, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Miriam Hospital in Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband for 55 years of Marie (Silva) Campopiano. Born in MA, he was the son of the late Thomas and...

Dolores F. Grande (Squizzero)

Dolores F. Grande (Squizzero)

Cranston, RI

GRANDE, DOLORES F. (SQUIZZERO) 87, of Cranston, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Dolores was the beloved wife of Leo Grande for 66 years. Her funeral will be held on Monday, June 25th, at 9:00 a.m. from the NARDOLILLO...

Charles E. "Charlie" Mitchell

Charles E. "Charlie" Mitchell

Scituate, RI

MITCHELL, CHARLES E. "CHARLIE" 87, formerly of Scituate, passed away June 19, 2018. He was the husband of the late Gloria (Campagna) Mitchell. Born in Providence, a son of the late Joseph and Theresa (O'Hare) Mitchell. He served in the US Army during the Korean War stationed...

Russell L. Pedchenko Jr.

Russell L. Pedchenko Jr.

Providence, RI

PEDCHENKO, RUSSELL L. JR. 37, of Massachusetts, and formerly of Providence, died unexpectedly Tuesday. He was the beloved son of Sharlene A. (Baxter) Griffin and the late Russell L. Pedchenko. For complete obituary, and funeral information, visit boyleandsonfuneralhome.com

Val Morgan Phillips

Val Morgan Phillips

West Warwick, RI

PHILLIPS, VAL MORGAN 72, died Sunday, June 17 at Greenwood Center in Warwick. Beloved husband of Edwina "Deena" Phillips. Visitation will be June 26 from 5-7 PM, with a Masonic service at 7 PM. Full obituary at carpenterjenks.com.

June 22, 2018

Nancy MacColl Beckwith

Nancy MacColl Beckwith

Dover, NH

Beckwith, Nancy MacColl Mrs. Nancy MacColl Beckwith, 91, passed away on June 17, 2018 in Dover, New Hampshire. She was born on November 5, 1926, in Providence, RI, the second child of Mary Kimbark and Norman A. MacColl. Nancy devoted her life to her family, including her...

Marlene J. Lenartowicz (Delauder)

Marlene J. Lenartowicz (Delauder)

Lincoln, RI

LENARTOWICZ, MARLENE J. (DELAUDER) 63, of Lincoln passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Miriam Hospital, Providence, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Walter R. Lenartowicz. For complete obituary, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com.

James J. McAreavey Sr.

James J. McAreavey Sr.

North Providence, RI

McAREAVEY, SR., JAMES J. of North Providence and Meelick, Ireland, passed away suddenly on June 18, 2018. He was born in Providence, the son of William and Annie M. (Costello) McAreavey. Jim graduated from LaSalle Academy and Bryant College and was a veteran of the Korean War...

Kevin B. Murphy

Kevin B. Murphy

Cranston, RI

MURPHY, KEVIN B. 71, died Tuesday, at home. He was the loving husband of Carol J. (Rezendes) Murphy. They were married for 50 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late James and Hannah (Sheehan) Murphy. Kevin formerly lived in the Fox Point Section of Providence...

Published in The Providence Journal from Jun. 21 to Jun. 22, 2018.

Carol L. Pantalone (Read)

Carol L. Pantalone (Read)

Pawtucket, RI

PANTALONE, CAROL L. (READ) of Pawtucket passed into eternal life on June 21, 2018. There will be a funeral service for Carol on Monday, June 25th at 10:00 am in the Mt. Hope Community Baptist Church, Hope Street, Providence. Her calling hours will be on Sunday from 4-7 pm in...

Joyce V. Psilopoulos (Vanner)

Joyce V. Psilopoulos (Vanner)

North Smithfield, RI

PSILOPOULOS, JOYCE V. (VANNER), 74, passed away June 16, 2018. She was the wife of the late George A. Psilopoulos; mother of Georgia A. Psilopoulos and her husband Keith Johnson; grandmother of Erica and Alicia; sister of Dolores Bussick and the late Gladys Austen and Thomas...

Joseph Souza Jr.

Joseph Souza Jr.

Pawtucket, RI

SOUZA, JR., JOSEPH 81, passed away Tuesday June 19, 2018 at the Miriam Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Matilda "Tilly" (Gomes) Souza to whom he was married for 54 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph and Bernice (Teleski)...

June 21, 2018

Shirley A. Bolger (Isles)

Shirley A. Bolger (Isles)

Cranston, RI

BOLGER, SHIRLEY A. (ISLES) 89, passed away peacefully on June 18, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert J. Bolger. Born in Providence, Shirley was the daughter of the late, Nathaniel and Hortense (Carmody) Isles. She was an office clerk for the former, Lorac Inc....

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

Mashpee, MA

COHEN, LEONARD 97, passed away Tuesday June 19, 2018. Leonard is survived by his wife of 68 years, Goldie Cohen (nee Rosenzweig); his son, Spencer Cohen; and granddaughter, Shana Cohen. He was father of the late Robert Cohen and Felisa Cohen. Funeral service will be held TODAY...

Antonetta "Etta" DeTora (Campagnone)

Antonetta "Etta" DeTora (Campagnone)

Providence, RI

DeTORA, ANTONETTA "ETTA" (CAMPAGNONE), 93, passed away on June 20, 2018. She was the wife of the late William "John" DeTora; mother of Gayle S. Dzekevich and her husband Donald, and the late Rosemary Cesana; grandmother of Dawn Appelbaum and Mark Cesana Sr.; great-grandmother...

Richard J. Gabaree

Richard J. Gabaree

Johnston, RI

GABAREE, RICHARD J. 71, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the beloved husband of Sandra (Comella) Gabaree. Born in Worcester, MA, he was the son of the late Frederick and Mildred (Kane) Gabaree. Richard worked for FM Global as a Principle...

Jeremy A. Gravell

Jeremy A. Gravell

Cranston, RI

GRAVELL, JEREMY A. 39, of Cranston, passed away at home on Monday, June 18, 2018. Born in Providence, he was a son of Carol Fox of Cranston and Alan Gravell and his partner Wayne Allison of Cranston. Jeremy was a graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School in 1996. He then...

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.

Mario Igetti

Mario Igetti

Cranston, RI

IGETTI, MARIO 92, of Cranston, passed away in the night at his home surrounded by his loving family on June 19, 2018. He was the loving husband of Concettina (DeVincenzis) Igetti for sixty nine years. He was born in Sessa Romana, Italy. He was a son of the late Sebastiano and...

Ronald F. Jackson

Ronald F. Jackson

Warwick, RI

JACKSON, RONALD F. 78, of Warwick died Tuesday at Sunny View Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Joan D. (Corbishley) Jackson. Born in Providence, a son of the late Fred and A. Agnes (Romanski) Jackson, he had lived in Warwick for most of his life. Mr. Jackson was the...

Marie H. Lavimodiere

Marie H. Lavimodiere

Narragansett, RI

LAVIMODIERE, MARIE H. 83, passed away surrounded by her family on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. She was the wife of the late Charles J. Lavimodiere. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Anderson) Cooney. Mrs. Lavimodiere enjoyed music, dancing,...

Arthur A. Manuel

Arthur A. Manuel

Providence, RI

Manuel, Arthur A 58, of Peckham Place passed away suddenly on June 18 at RI Hospital surrounded by his family. Son of the late Arthur A Manuel III, and the late Annette (Fontaine) DeForest, he is survived by his stepfather Delbert DeForest. He was the cherished husband of Mary...

Anthony N. Romeo

Anthony N. Romeo

Cranston, RI

ROMEO, ANTHONY N. 80, of Cranston, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, June 17, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Marjorie "Margie" (Moretti) Romeo. Born in East Providence, he was a son of the late Nicholas and Gloria (Raposa) Romeo. Anthony...

Ann J. Travers (Burke)

Ann J. Travers (Burke)

Bristol, RI

TRAVERS, ANN J. (BURKE) age 78 of Bristol, died Monday, June 18, 2018 at RI Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Fall River, MA and a lifelong Bristol resident, she was the daughter of the late John L. "Todd" and Anna R. "Nancy" (Vatalaro) Burke. Ann's most...

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.

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...

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.

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...