The Providence Journal Obituaries

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Today's Obituaries

Martha J. Cornell (Schwarz)

Cranston, RI

CORNELL, MARTHA J. (SCHWARZ) 88, of Cranston passed away Tuesday July 18, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born in Providence she was the daughter of the late Fred and Florence (Bowden) Schwarz. Martha was the loving wife of the late Everett I. Cornell, Jr. Martha was a graduate...

David B. DiIorio

North Providence, RI

DiIORIO, DAVID B. 62, died July 19, 2017 at the Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center. He was the husband of Judy L. Bazzle-DiIorio. Born in Providence, he was a son of Paula E. (Minard) DiIorio and the late Vincent DiIorio. He also leaves his son Anthony Bazzle and was...

Santa A. Forgue

East Greenwich, RI

FORGUE, SANTA A. 87, passed away July 16, 2017. She was the beloved wife for 56 years of the late Donald L. Forgue. Born in Cranston she was a daughter of the late Pasquale and Amelia Castelli. Santa worked as a bookkeeper for the former EA Adams and Art Mold Products before...

Marilyn M. Johns

East Providence, RI

JOHNS, MARILYN M. died July 4, 2017. She was the wife of the late William Johns & mother of the late Michael & Craig Johns. She is survived by her son William Johns, Jr., & her grandchildren, Megan, Amanda, Sara, & Theodore. Arrangements by J.H. WILLIAMS & CO. FUNERAL HOME....

Anthony Marano

Cranston, RI

MARANO, ANTHONY 89, of Cranston, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol. He was the beloved husband of the late Gilda (Lancia) Marano. Born in Belmonte Calabro, Italy he was the son of the late John and Teresa (Bruno)...

Barbara Orson

Providence, RI

ORSON, BARBARA 88, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. An accomplished American stage actress, Barbara Orson co-founded the Trinity Repertory Company in Providence. She was born in New York. In 1956, she married Dr. Jay M. Orson and raised three children: twin daughters,...

Edward J. Quinton III

Warwick, RI

QUINTON, EDWARD J. III 44, passed away July 14, 2017. He was the husband of Heather M. (Starck) Quinton; son of Edward J. Quinton, Jr. and Susan E. (Sheppard) Hardy and step son of Kevin L. Hardy; father of Kaitlin and Aidan Quinton; brother of Erin Quinton-Erban; grandson of...

Carol Lee Salvatore (Lussier)

Phoenix, AZ

SALVATORE, CAROL LEE (LUSSIER) passed into eternal rest on April 20, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. She was surrounded in love and support by her husband, children, and grandchildren. A native of Rhode Island, she was the daughter of Albert Lussier and Marjorie (Stone)...

Raymond V. Stapleton Jr.

East Providence, RI

STAPLETON, JR., RAYMOND V. 73, of East Providence passed peacefully Sunday at the Coventry Health Center. Born in Providence a son of the late Raymond and M. Frances (Gallogly) Stapleton. Ray was a licensed funeral director for 50 years, and he was a Marine Vietnam Veteran....

Irene H. Walaska (Kaskewsky)

Coventry, RI

WALASKA, IRENE H. (KASKEWSKY) 91, of Coventry, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, one week before her 92nd birthday, at the South County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in North Kingstown. She was the beloved wife of the late John V. Walaska. Born in West...

Yesterday's Obituaries

James S. Carroll

Providence, RI

CARROLL, JAMES S. 72, of Providence, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Coventry Health Center in Coventry. Born in Providence, he was the devoted and loving son of the late James A. and Mary B. (Boyajian) Carroll. James was a marine steam engineer and worked for the...

Mary Esther Connelly

Providence, RI

CONNELLY, MARY ESTHER age 97, of Wyndham Avenue, died Friday evening, July 14, 2017 in her home, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Thomas Hurley Connelly. Born in West Warwick, she was the daughter of the late William W. and Mary C. (McHugh)...

Robert Gill Engles

Providence, RI

ENGLES, ROBERT GILL 71, most recently of Salida, Colorado, died Sunday, July 16th 2017. Born June 26th 1946, to Robert T. (Bob) and Helen (Gill) Engles of Providence, Rhode Island - he was the third of six children. In Gill's early years he attended Providence Country Day...

John E. Everson

Plainfield, CT

EVERSON, JOHN E. 65, died Thursday, July 13, 2017 from injuries he suffered in a plane crash in the woods of Winchester, NH. He was the beloved husband of the late Melanie (Sweet) Everson. Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Kirke B. Everson, Jr. and the late...

Clodomiro Gabriele

Foster, RI

GABRIELE, CLODOMIRO 84, died Monday, July 17, 2017 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Beatrice L. (Gabriele) Gabriele. Born in Arpino, Italy, he was a son of the late Vincenzo and Angela Gabriele. Clodomiro was a pharmacist and owner with his wife at the Foster...

Florence Markoff

Providence, RI

MARKOFF, FLORENCE passed away peacefully on July 18, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Attleboro, she lived in Providence her entire life. Married to the late Henry W. Markoff, a renowned architectural engineer, she was the daughter of the late David and Molly...

Madeline G. Travelyn (Russo)

Johnston, RI

TRAVELYN, MADELINE G. (RUSSO) 92, of Johnston and Westerly, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the beloved wife for 63 years of the late Edmund A. Travelyn. Born in Johnston, she was a daughter of the late Vincent and Alvina (Cantone)...

Margaret F. Williams (Healis)

North Providence, RI

WILLIAMS, MARGARET F. (HEALIS) 99, went home to be with the Lord on July 16, 2017. She was the oldest member of the Chappaquiddick Tribe of the Wampanoag Indian Nation. She was born July 28, 1917 in Providence, Rhode Island and lived in North Providence most of her life. She...

July 18, 2017 Obituaries

Francis J. Campano

North Providence, RI

CAMPANO, FRANCIS J. 80, of North Providence, died July 15, 2017 at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Roy) Campano. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph and Victoria (Pannone) Campano. Francis worked for Turex, Inc. of Nasonville...

Gordon W. Carlson

North Kingstown, RI

CARLSON, GORDON W. 81, passed away peacefully at home on July 17, 2017. He was the husband of Carolyn A. (Stewart) Carlson. Born in Hartford, CT, son of the late Conrad and Elsa (Johanson) Carlson, and lived in North Kingstown for 43 years. After serving two years with the US...

Vincent J. Corio Jr.

Warwick, RI

CORIO, JR., VINCENT J. 75, of Centerville Road, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Kent Hospital in Warwick. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Vincent J. and Philomena (Campopiano) Corio and brother of the late Lynda Grande. He was the father of twins: Peter V. Corio...

Cecelia D. DiVINCENZO (Pistocco)

Cranston, RI

DiVINCENZO, CECELIA D. (PISTOCCO) 88, of Cranston, passed Friday at home with family by her side. Born in Providence the daughter of the late Charles L and Elvira (Martinelli) Pistocco. She was the wife of the former Cranston Tax Assessor Armando DiVincenzo. She had lived in...

Anna F. Etchells (Anderson)

Warwick, RI

ETCHELLS, ANNA F. (ANDERSON) 94, of Warwick died Saturday at Kent Regency. She was the beloved wife of the late Irving M. Etchells. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Archibald R. and Anna F. (Bailey) Anderson. Anna was employed as an Accounts Receivable Clerk...

Alice Virginia Gaumond

Johnston, RI

GAUMOND, ALICE VIRGINIA 95, of Johnston passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Cherry Hill Manor Nursing Home. Her visitation and funeral will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in St. Philip Church, Greenville, RI. Her visitation will be held from 10:30-11:00 AM with a...

Barbara E. Holmander (Duffy)

Warwick, RI

HOLMANDER, BARBARA E. (DUFFY) 86, of Warwick died Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Brookdale South Bay in South Kingstown. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard L. Holmander. Born in West Warwick, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Kelley) Duffy. Barbara was...

Jean M. Ingraham

North Providence, RI

INGRAHAM, JEAN M. 73, of Maguire Road, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. She was survived by her brother-in-law Thomas R. Vespia, several nieces and nephews, and several great and great great nieces and nephews. Jean was predeceased by her...

Edward L. Lewis Sr.

Sosuth Kingstown, RI

LEWIS, SR., EDWARD L. 88, of South Kingstown, peacefully passed away on July 14, 2017. He was the devoted husband of 60 years to Lois (Mulvaney) Lewis. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Leo and Catherine (Maresca) Lewis and brother of the late Rose Lewis. Ed...

Jannette Redmond

East Providence, RI

REDMOND, JANNETTE of Rumford passed into eternal life on July 17, 2017. She was the wife of the late Lawrence Redmond. The funeral for Mrs. Redmond will be Friday at 9:00 am from the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial...

Raymond A. Simmons

Portsmouth, RI

SIMMONS, RAYMOND A. a member of our greatest generation, died after a short illness on July 15, 2017. He was born on December 4, 1926, son of the late Clarence and Lydia Simmons. Reaching age 17, he enlisted in the US Navy, drove landing assault boats in North Africa, Iwo...

Anna R. Stepka

Johnston, RI

STEPKA, ANNA R. 99, formerly of Cavalcade Blvd., died Sunday at Kent Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. Stepka Sr. Born in Taunton, MA, a daughter of the late Simone and Marianna (Jurklwska) Haponik, she lived in Johnston since 1960. Anna was a former...

Marilyn Tamboe

Scituate, FL

TAMBOE, MARILYN resident of Boynton Beach, FL and seasonal resident of Narragansett, RI, passed away peacefully and in the loving arms of her family on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Born on October 5, 1932 to James Philbin and Annie Frances O'Quinn-Philbin, Marilyn lived in Rhode...

Joan D. Valaitis (Lavallee)

Cumberland, RI

VALAITIS, JOAN D. (LAVALLEE) 83, passed away Friday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the loving wife of the late Raymond L. Valaitis. They were married for 57 years. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Irene (Bernier) Lavallee. She was a...

Anna M. Valletta (Bourque)

Providence, RI

VALLETTA, ANNA M. (BOURQUE) 87, formerly of Pallas Street, Providence passed away Saturday July 15, 2017 at Capital Ridge. Born in Johnston, she was a daughter of the late Adelard and Mildred (Harding) Bourque. She was the wife of the late Angelo Valletta. Anna was a quality...

Robert A. Zambarano

Lebanon, CT

ZAMBARANO, ROBERT A. 64, of Lebanon, CT, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Anthony and Mariette (Pelletier) Zambarano. He attended URI and graduated in 1975 in Civil Engineering. He proudly...

Published in The Providence Journal from Jul. 17 to Jul. 18, 2017.

July 17, 2017 Obituaries

Marie M. DeLANGE (Battista)

Pawtucket, RI

DeLANGE, MARIE M. (BATTISTA) 87, passed on Saturday, July 15, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur E. DeLange, Jr. and the mother of Donna, Kevin and Stephen DeLange. Her funeral will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport...

Charles Donnelly

South Kingstown, RI

DONNELLY, CHARLES 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday in his Green Hill home with family. Husband of Elaine (Rogers) Donnelly; father of Karen Donnelly, Brenda Mitchell and husband David, and Patrick Donnelly; brother of William Donnelly; devoted grandfather of Kara, Sean...

Edward F. Gaumond

Cranston, RI

GAUMOND, EDWARD F. 95, of Cranston passed peacefully Friday (7/14/2017) at home surrounded by his loving family. He was a son of the late George and Ethel (Odell) Gaumond. He had lived in Cranston with his devoted wife of 66 years Marie F. (Kelly) Gaumond. Ed worked in the...

Teresa Golomboski (Pascone)

Johnston, RI

GOLOMBOSKI, TERESA (PASCONE) 96, of Johnston, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at Cherry Hill Manor in Johnston. She was the beloved wife of the late John P. Golomboski. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Maria (Ciarciella) Pascone. Teresa was a...

Eugene McMAHON

Cumberland, RI

McMAHON, EUGENE born 83 years ago in Pawtucket. Gene spent his formative years in the city attending St. Joseph's school, St. Raphael Academy and received his BA in Education from Providence College. After his marriage to Loretta Ganley, they moved to Cumberland in 1965 and...

July 16, 2017 Obituaries

Raymond W. Gadouas

East Providence, RI

GADOUAS, RAYMOND W. of Dyer Avenue Riverside died Saturday July 15, 2017. He was the husband of Eleanor "Ellie" Grant Gadouas and they have been married 59 years. Born in Providence a son of the late Raymond and Julia (Hollis) Gadouas he lived most of his life in Riverside....

Daniel Lawton Grist

Port Orange, FL

GRIST, DANIEL LAWTON 63, of Port Orange, FL and Bel Air, MD, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach, FL. Born in Providence, the beloved son of Harold Lawton Grist and Edith Erickson Grist of Wakefield. He is also survived by his wife of 31...

Theodore S. Knapp Jr.

South Kingstown, RI

KNAPP JR., THEODORE S. 91, of South Kingstown, passed away on July 14, 2017. He was the husband of the late Constance (McCarthy) Knapp. Born in providence, he was the son of the late Theodore and Marion (Given) Knapp. Mr. Knapp was a U.S. Army Air Force WWII Veteran. He...

Peter M. Marino

Cranston, RI

MARINO, PETER M. 72, of Cranston, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Maria (Prata) Marino. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Anthony and Clementina (DelSanto) Marino. Peter worked as a housing inspector for the City of Providence...

Meredith Louise Nelson (Jordan)

Coventry, RI

NELSON, MEREDITH LOUISE (JORDAN), 70, of Coventry died July 12, 2017 at Kent Hospital. She was the beloved wife of forty-nine years to Keith N. Nelson. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late George F. and Virginia F. (Lord) Jordan. Meredith was employed at Kent...

Norman J. Paiva Sr.

North Providence, RI

PAIVA SR., NORMAN J. 83, died July 15, 2017. His funeral will be held Tuesday at 10 am from the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in Mary, Mother of Mankind Church, 25 Fourth St., North Providence. Burial...

Lucille Sgambato (Agnew)

North Providence, RI

SGAMBATO, LUCILLE (AGNEW) 91, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Visitation will be held Tuesday Morning, July 18, 2017 from 9-10:15 a.m. in the MACERONI FUNERAL HOME, 1381 Smith St., North Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in the Church of the...

John R. "Ta Da Tour" "Johnny V." Vallante

Providence, RI

VALLANTE, JOHN R. "Johnny V.", "Ta Da Tour" 58, of Providence, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Rossana C. (Scittarelli) Vallante. Born in Providence, he was the devoted son of Gina (Tagliaferri) Vallante of...

July 15, 2017 Obituaries

Angelina Victoria Angelone Obituary (Providence Journal)

Angelina Victoria Angelone

North Providence, RI

ANGELONE, ANGELINA VICTORIA 14, passed away July 12, 2017. She was the beloved daughter of John P. and Michelle (Salum) Angelone; cherished sister of Abigail R. Angelone and the late Alyson Angelone; niece of AnaMaria Salum, Michael Salum and Paula Angelone; granddaughter of...

Margaret M. Brady (Flynn)

Seekonk, RI

BRADY, MARGARET M. (FLYNN) 91, a retired educator, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Brady. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John P. and Bridget (Conway) Flynn, she had resided in Seekonk since 1954, and was a forty...

Gaetano J. "Guy" Cimini

Lincoln, RI

CIMINI, GAETANO "GUY" J. 71, passed away on July 12, 2017. Born in Providence he was the son of the late Roger and Camille (Nanni) Cimini, and the step son of the late Frederick Koziol. Guy worked for Twin River Casino in the food and beverage department, but was a jack of all...

Roland G. Doucette

Pawtucket, RI

DOUCETTE, ROLAND G. 97, of Pawtucket passed away at the Evergreen House and Health Center in East Providence on July 14th, 2017. Calling Hours from the Darlington Mortuary of L. Heroux & Son 1042 Newport Avenue Pawtucket will be held Tuesday morning July 18th, 2017 from 9:00...

Albert A. Salzillo

Johnston, RI

SALZILLO, ALBERT A. 93, of Johnston, R.I. died peacefully on Wednesday at Cherry Hill Manor in Johnston, R.I. He was the beloved husband of the late Josephine (Hunt) Salzillo and the loving father of Patricia A. Salzillo of Narragansett, Rhode Island, Albert R. Salzillo and...

Robert V. Stearns Sr.

South Kingstown, RI

STEARNS, SR., ROBERT V. 80, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at South County Hospital, Wakefield. He was the beloved husband of fifty-seven years to Loretta A. (Stannard) Stearns. Born in Providence, he was a son of the...

Florence J. Turbitt

North Providence, RI

TURBITT, FLORENCE J. 95, died July 8, 2017. Wife of James W. Turbitt, daughter of the late George and Josephine (Bouchard) McDonald, mother of Patricia A. Fecteau, Monica M. Dansereau, James W. Turbitt, Jr; spouse Justine Turbitt, grandmother of seven, great grandmother of...

July 14, 2017 Obituaries

Luis M. Albergaria

South Kingstown, RI

ALBERGARIA, LUIS M. 70, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017. He was the husband of the late Lucille (Peloquin) Albergaria. Born in Sao Miguel, Portugal, he was the son of the late Jacinto and Hortencia (Ferraz) Albergaria. Mr. Albergaria worked for Coca-Cola for 45 years...

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