Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Amanda P. Dean
PROVIDENCE- Amanda P. Dean 27, resident of North Smithfield passed away November 10, 2012 at the Home & Hospice Care of RI in Providence.
She was born in Woonsocket, a beloved daughter of Charles & Jo-Ann (Gouin) Dean of North Smithfield.
Amanda attended the Northern RI Collaborative and the former Arc of RI.
Besides her parents she is survived by her sisters, Elizabeth Gravato of New Bedford, and Shannon Dean of Warwick, a nephew, Jacob Gravato and several aunts, uncles and cousins, also she is she survived by a special friend and caretaker Deb "Deb-Deb" McMahon.
Dennis J. Walsh
WOONSOCKET- Dennis J. Walsh, 65, of Woonsocket, died on November 7, 2012 at his home in Woonsocket. He was the husband of Eleanor G. (Sheehan) Walsh whom he married June 12, 1976.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late James and Catherine (Breslin) Walsh.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- F. Suzanne Bourgery, 93, of Rhodes Ave. formerly of Warren Ave. Cumberland, R.I., died Saturday, November 10, 2012, in St. Antoine residence, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Bourgery.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Lucien S. and Antonia (Valcourt) Chartier.
Mrs. Bourgery worked as a Seamstress for Woonsocket Dress for several years, prior to retiring.
Her hobbies, were knitting, cake decorating, sewing, crafts, she was a very talented seamstress, in all aspects of the word.
WOONSOCKET- Rita Gazaille, 83, of Tucson, AZ, formerly of North Smithfield, died Friday morning at Mountain View Care Center in Tucson. She was the wife of the late Roland E. Gazaille, Sr.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Lionel O. and Alice (Rousseau) Bruyere. She was raised in Woonsocket and resided in North Smithfield for over 40 years. She lived in Arizona for the past several years.
Mrs. Gazaille was employed by Uniroyal for over 19 years and later worked at Polytop for many years before retiring.
Barry C. Kelman
WOONSOCKET- Barry C. Kelman, 71, of Middle St., died Friday November 9, 2012, in Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Lorraine L. (Brien) Kelman.
Born in Providence, son of the late Milton and Faye (Chase) Kelman.
Mr. Kelman, worked for American Dura film, in Holliston, Mass. and also for Coronet Thermogravers, in Providence, for 29 years.
Ernest R. Lambert
WOONSOCKET- Ernest R. "Ernie" Lambert, 61, of Woonsocket, died Friday evening at home. He was the loving husband of Linda A. (Zatonsky) Lambert. They were married on September 4, 1971.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of Marie Marthe (Dery) Lambert and the late Eugene O. Lambert. He remained a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Lambert was employed by Stop & Shop Supermarket for over 15 years.
Jeannine G. Crepeau
WOONSOCKET- Jeannine G. Crepeau 75, of Atlanta St. died Friday at Philip Hulitar Center. She was the wife of Romeo H. Crepeau, with whom she celebrated their 55th Wedding Anniversary in April.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Adelard and Germaine (Bolduc) Lebrun.
Mrs. Crepeau was an assistant supervisor for Travelers Insurance for twenty years before retiring twenty years ago. She enjoyed bowling, sewing, crafts and ceramics. Jeannine was a member of the Red Hat Society.
Susan V. Budnick
WOONSOCKET- Susan V. (Porter) Budnick 65, of Village Rd, died Monday, November 5, at home. She was the wife of the late Harry Budnick of Blackstone.
She was born in Natick, MA, the daughter of the late Harold and Eleanor (Phipps) Porter.
Mrs. Budnick was a homemaker and is survived by her son Kenneth Budnick and his wife Jeanne of Woonsocket, her two grandchildren; Steven and Rachel, and her brother Arthur Porter of Lakeland FL.
Visitation will be held Monday 6-8PM in the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 99 Cumberland St. Burial will be private.
Thomas J. Forcier
WOONSOCKET- Thomas J. Forcier 85, formerly of 547 Clinton St. died Wednesday at The Friendly Home. He was the husband of the late Cecile (Beauchesne) Forcier.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Donat and Margaret (Sweeney) Forcier.
Mr. Forcier was a merchandiser for Mark Stevens Co. for over twenty three years before retiring in 1989. He was a WWII Army Veteran.
He is survived by two daughters, Suzanne Martin of Attleboro, MA and Madeleine Grota of Fall River, MA, two granddaughters and four great- grandchildren.