October 14th, 2014
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The wearing of a “Hello my name is” name tag won’t be needed when Michaela Brodeur officially enrolls at the University of Rhode Island in the Fall of 2015.
Alice I. St. Denis
UXBRIDGE - Alice I. (Mayers) St. Denis, 100, of King St. died Mon. Oct. 13. Funeral Mass will be held on Thurs. Oct. 16 at 10 am in St. Mary's Church, 71 Mendon St., Uxbridge. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery. Please visit
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Joanne M. Connolly
BELLINGHAM, MA - Joanne M. (Fanning) Connolly, 73, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014 at Milford Regional Medical Center with her loving family by her side.
Laura A. Marchand-Lanoue
BLACKSTONE - Laura A. Marchand-Lanoue, 42, of Blackstone, passed away peacefully on October 14, 2014 at Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of Christopher M. Lanoue whom she married November 9, 1996. Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of Pauline (Tellier) Marchand, of Blackstone, MA and the late Edward "Butch" Marchand.
Norman Raymond Landry III
BLACKSTONE - On Sunday, October 12th Norman Raymond Landry III of Blackstone, MA gained his angel wings at the age of 25. He was a proud father of the light of his life, Adalyn Mae Landry, with his girlfriend of 5 years, Heather Sturgis of Blackstone, MA. They brought out a certain twinkle in his eyes.
Obeline M. Gariepy
WESTERLY - Obeline M. Gariepy, 99, passed away peacefully Sunday at Westerly Health Center surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late Armand A. Gariepy.
Born in Manville she was a daughter of the late Wilfrid and Rachel (Brunet) Soucy. She was raised in Manville and resided in North Smithfield and Blackstone during her life. She lived in Charlestown, RI with her family for the past 20 years.
In her younger years Mrs. Gariepy was employed at the Falls Yarn Mill and later at the Foxboro Company.
CHEPACHET - Josephine (Lopes) Nickerson, 60, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 in RI Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of William Nickerson, whom she married Aug. 7, 1976. They resided on Putnam Pike in Chepachet. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Silva) Lopes.
Josephine was a self employed bookkeeper and homemaker. She was a very active member of St. Joseph's Church, serving as a former CCD Teacher and Choir member.
WOONSOCKET - Caroline Ouellette 68, of Woonsocket RI, passed away October 7, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was the wife to the late Warren Pfannenstiel.
She was born in Woonsocket RI, a daughter to the late Joseph & Dorothy (Platt) Belanger.
Caroline worked in area textiles, she enjoyed bingo, Foxwoods and her coffee. She was a people person and loved kids.
Robert P. Melville
BELLINGHAM, MA - Robert P. "Butch" Melville, 78, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014 passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband, partner and high school sweetheart of Constance E. (Lemire) Melville for 57 years. Born in Milford, MA on September 25, 1936, he was the son of the late Robert L. and Hazel (Spavold) Melville.