Canadian transplant lived in city since the 1960s.
Jean Paul Mandeville, 93, of Bernon St. Woonsocket died Monday, Dec. 17, at home, according to the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home. He was the husband of the late Madeleine (Bourgault) Mandeville. Born in Sorel, PQ. Canada, he was a son of the late Albert and Bernadette (Fleury) Mandeville. He was raised in Sorel and resided in Woonsocket since the early 1960s. Mr. Mandeville was employed by DiPlacido Moving Company in Wrentham for over 30 years until retiring. Jean Paul served in the Canadian Army as a young man. He was a life member of Cercle Laurier and Le Club Par-X. He was a Montreal Canadiens fan and was proud of his French-Canadian heritage. He is survived by many nieces and nephews and their families. He was the brother of the late…
Woonsocket woman died Nov. 7 at home.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Laverne F. Provost, 76, of Lilac Ave., Woonsocket, died Wednesday evening at home surrounded by her family, according to Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Provost. Born in Arkansas, she was a daughter of the late Lum T. and Birdie Mills. She was raised in Oklahoma and lived in California during her teen years. She met her future husband at Vance Air Force Base and they raised their family in Woonsocket. Mrs. Provost was employed at several firms in the area including Tupperware, U.S. Rubber and American Tourister. She later worked at the Wrentham State School for many years before retiring. Laverne enjoyed playing bingo and was an excellent cook. Laverne’s life centered around her family and she will …