Thursday, March 21, 2013
Life-long city man died at Landmark Medical Center Wednesday.
Thursday, March 21
Mark E. Lambert, 38, of Woonsocket, died Wednesday at Landmark Medical Center with his family at his side, according to the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Linda A. (Zatonsky) Lambert and the late Ernest R. Lambert. He was a lifelong resident of Woonsocket and a graduate of Woonsocket High School, Class of 1993. Mark worked alongside his dad at the family business the former Lambert’s Liquors on Hamlet Ave. He was also the manager of Altered Images Tattoo studio for many years. Mark was a member of the Cercle Laurier and the Woonsocket Sportsmen’s Club. He enjoyed fishing and playing pool. Mark was especially proud of his tattoos and loved music. Mark will be remembered as a loving son and brother who…
Longtime Greenville resident leaves many family members, including Hilda Rainone of Woonsocket.
Vincent P. Vitale, 91, of Greenville, a member of the Manville Enrico Caruso Club, died Saturday, March 16 surrounded by his family at the Philip Hulitar Center, Providence, according to Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home. He was married to the late Lida C. (Rossi) Vitale for 59 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Anthony and Mary (DeRosa) Vitale. Vincent was a WWII Army Veteran and a Salesman for Nabisco for 40 years before retiring. He was elected to the Smithfield Town Council and was an active member of the Smithfield Democratic Town Committee. He was a charter member of the Enrico Caruso Club in Manville and a lifetime member of the Elks. Vincent and his wife lived in Greenville since 1961 and they enjoyed wintering in Florida …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Former Woonsocket native died Friday, March 15 at Landmark Medical Center.
Emilia C. Dufresne, 93, of First Ave., Woonsocket died Friday at Landmark Medical Center, according to Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home. Born in Wrentham, she was a daughter of the late Francois and Cecile (Charpentier) Dufresne. She lived in Woonsocket for most of her life and also resided in Manville for several years. Emilia was employed at Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corporation for over 30 years until retiring in 1982. Emilia was a longtime communicant of Sacred Heart Church. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Second Ave., Woonsocket. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Manville. Visiting hours are Thursday morning from 8:30-9:30 a.m., prior to Mass, in the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Albion woman died March 10 at Oakland Grove.
Irene Godin, 97, of Albion, died Sunday morning at Oakland Grove surrounded by her loving family, according to Menard-Lacouture funeral home. She was the wife of the late Adrien Godin, Sr. Born in St. Eugene, P.Q., Canada, she was a daughter of the late Onesime Gendron Sr. and Anna (Norman) Gendron. She was raised in Canada and came to the United States as a child and settled in Albion. Godin was employed at American Tourister, Berkshire Hathaway and AT Cross in Lincoln during her working years before retiring in 1980. Irene was a longtime communicant of St. Ambrose Parish and a member of the Manville & Albion Golden Agers, the Royal Travelers and the St. Jeanne D’Arc prayer group. Irene will be remembered as a loving wife and mother and…
Monday, March 11, 2013
Former Woonsocket man died March 6 at home.
Raymond V. Roux, 71, of Mapleville, formerly of Crawford St. Woonsocket, died Wednesday morning, March 6, at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Bernadette (Lessard) Roux, according to Menard-Lacouture funeral home. Ray and Bernadette celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 2. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Herni and Yvonne (Blouin) Roux. He was a resident of the city for most of his life until moving to Mapleville two years ago. Mr. Roux was a veteran of the United States Army. Ray was employed at the Worcester Knitting Company in Worcester, Health Tex in Pawtucket and later in the maintenance department at Bryant University before retiring. Ray was a longtime member of the Cercle Laurier…
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Blackstone native died Feb. 28 at Landmark Medical Center.
Samuel Boyko, 87, of North Smithfield, died Thursday, Feb. 28 at Landmark Medical Center according to Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home. He was the husband of Ruth E. (Daudlin) Boyko and the late Cecelia (Remillard) Boyko who died in 1989. Born in Blackstone, he was a son of the late Michael and Irene (Magerowska) Boyko. He was raised in Blackstone and lived there until moving to North Smithfield where he made his home for over 50 years. Mr. Boyko was a veteran of the United States Navy serving in the Pacific Theatre during WWII. Samuel served aboard the destroyer USS Stenbel and received the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 8 stars, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with 2 stars, the American Area Medal and the Victory Medal. Locally Sam …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Manville native died Feb. 21 in California at Verdugo Hills Hospital.
Thursday, February 28
Eugene J. "Gene” Robidoux, of North Hollywood, California died Feb. 21 at Verdugo Hills Hospital after a long illness, according to Menard-Lacouture Funneral Home. Born in Manville, he was a son of the late Napoleon and Eva (Dupont) Robidoux. He was raised in Manville and attended St. James parochial school. Mr. Robidoux was a graduate of Mount Saint Charles Academy, Class of 1954. He went on to graduate magna cum laude with his Masters and post-graduate degrees from the University of California at Los Angeles. Gene was a veteran of the Los Angeles Public School system teaching math and computer science at North Hollywood High School for over 44 years. In his earlier years Gene worked summers in television at KPLA. A man of many …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
North Smithfield resident died Feb. 19 at Landmark Medical Center.
Lena M. Pandolfi, 88, of North Smithfield died peacefully Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center, according to Menard-Lacouture funeral home. She was the wife of the late Dominic Pandolfi. Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Paulo and Evelina (Cheli) Saisi. She was raised in Manville and resided in North Smithfield for over 60 years. Mrs. Pandolfi was employed by the H & H Screw Company and later at the Rochambeau Worsted Mill prior to retiring in 1975. She was a longtime communicant of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish and a member of the RSVP Club and the Golden Agers. Lena was a connoisseur of fine food and an excellent cook in her own right. A woman of keen intellect, sharp wit and profound wisdom, Lena will be most …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Manville resident died Wednesday at Landmark Medical Center.
Jeanne J. Berard, 85, of Manville, formerly of Flat St. Cumberland, died Wednesday at Landmark Medical Center, according to Menard Lacouture Funeral Home. She was the wife of the late Henrio E. Berard. Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Hector and Laure (Poulin) Forand. She was a resident of Manville for most of her life. Mrs. Berard was employed at HealthTex for several years. Jeanne was a longtime communicant of St. James Parish. She was a member of the Union of Prayer, the Golden Agers and the Riverside Tenants Association. Jeanne will be remembered as being a loving wife and mother and cherished her grandchildren. Jeanne is survived by a son Robert E. Berard, and his wife Paula, of Woonsocket, and three grandchildren …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Local woman died Monday at Cortland Place in Greenville.
Diana M. L'Etoile, 89, formerly of Parkway St., Manville, died Monday at Cortland Place in Greenville, according to Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home. She was the wife of the late Donatien D. L’Etoile. Born in Marion, MA, she was a daughter of the late Joseph William Babineau and Marie (Girouard) Babineau. She was raised in Woonsocket and lived in Manville for most of her adult life. Mrs. L’Etoile was employed by HealthTex and Miller Electric for many years. Diana was a longtime parishioner of St. James Church and a member of the Manville Golden Agers. She enjoyed cooking and baking and was an avid card player. Diana will be remembered as being a loving wife and mother and cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is …