Obituaries

Jennie Mendes

Jennie Mendes

East Providence — Jennie Mendes 95 of So. Broadway died Saturday November 9, 2019 in Waterview Villa. She was the wife of the late VIctorino Gomes.

Born in East Providence, daughter of the late Manuel and Minnie (Lopes) Mendes.

She worked as a Housekeeper for The Marriot in Providence, for several years prior to retiring.

She was a former member of the Cape Verdian Social Association.

Jennie like to listen to music and take naps. She also like to spend time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her three sons, Francisco Gomes Sr. of Florida, Victor Gomes and Joseph Gomes both of Providence. Ten grandchildren, and 18 great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.

She was also the sister of the late George Santos and Anna Costa.

Her funeral and burial are private. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, Ri 02895 is in charge of the arrangements.

Cindy Coughlin

Cindy Coughlin

Pawtucket — Cindy (Miller) Coughlin, 61 passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of the late Kevin J. Coughlin Sr.

Born in Boston, MA daughter of the late Charles R. and Norma (Sabastian) Miller.

She was a Homemaker. Cindy loved Social media. She was a mom to everyone and was loved unconditionally by several children that she took into her home.

She is survived by her two children, Kerri Coughlin of RI and Kevin Coughlin and his wife Diana of RI. Nine grandchildren.

Her funeral and burial will be private. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket, RI 02895 is in charge of the arrangements.

Lillian Haddad

Lillian Haddad

Lincoln — Lillian (Benetti) Haddad 98, formerly Wood Ave. passed away, peacefully, Friday, November 8, 2019 in the Holiday Retirement Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Antonio Haddad.

Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Leopold and Aida (Bernardin) Benetti.

Lillian was a Hair Stylist and Co-Owner of the former Vanda’s Beauty Studio which was located on Social St. in Woonsocket, for 50 years.

She was a lifelong communicant of St. Anthony’s Church.

Lillian was an avid cookie lover and was known for her love of laughter.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was also the sister of the late Santo (Tino) and Elmo Benetti, Elide Cracco, Vanda Masulla and Inez Gramolini.

Her Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, November 29, 2019 at 10 AM in St. Anthony’s Church Greene St., Woonsocket, RI 02895 . Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery Wrentham Rd. Cumberland, RI. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895 is in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations in Lillian’s memory to St. Anthony’s Church 128 Greene St. Woonsocket, RI 02895 or Beacon Hospice 1 Catamore Blvd. East Providence, RI 02914 would be appreciated.

Joseph N. Belleville

Joseph N. Belleville

Woonsocket - Joseph N. Belleville, 83, of Diamond Hill Rd, passed away, Sunday, November 3, 2019 in Hope Hospice and Palliative Care. He was the beloved husband of Erna (Schwenk) Belleville for 62 years.

Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Henri and Florence (Charron) Belleville. And his step father, the late Roland O. Charron.

He was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He received the National Defense Service Medal, The Korean Service Medal, and The Good Conduct Service Medal. He served in the 24th Infantry Division and the 36th Infantry Regiment Task Force Smith. He was a member of the Korean Club Organization Chapter 2 Chepachet, RI, The Korean War Veterans Association, and The American Legion Fairmont Post 85.

He worked as a Program Analyst and was lead Computer Machine Operator and the DPI Section Chief for the United States Property Fiscal Office.

Mr Belleville had a fascination with electronics, including once building a television for his family.He also enjoyed watching classic movies, while sharing chocolates and sweets with all of his loved ones. Mr Belleville who was known as “Opa” to his family truly loved being surrounded by them all.

Besides his loving wife Erna, he is survived by his 8 children, Bernd Schwenk and his wife Monika of Oppenheim, Germany, Thomas H. Belleville and his wife Helen of Coventry, Stephen C. Belleville of N. Providence, Michael R. Belleville and his wife Cheryl of Bellingham, Marie L. Giard of N. Providence, Gloria E. St. Onge and her husband Camille of Woonsocket, John P. Belleville and his wife Eileen of N. Providence, and Josef J. Belleville and his wife Kathleen of Woonsocket. 19 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

He was also the brother of the late Jocelyn Heckman.

His funeral will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9 AM in the Blackstone Valley Baptist Church 40 Pine Swamp Rd Cumberland, RI 02864. Burial with Military Honors will be in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter RI. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home Woonsocket, RI 02895 are in charge of the arrangements.

Darren Robinson

Darren Robinson

Woonsocket — Darren Robinson 48 of Privilege St. died unexpectedly on Tuesday October 29, 2019 at home.

Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Willie and Sarah Helen (Shelton) Robinson.

Darren was the coordinator for North End 49ers Football League and took part in the Providence Football Organization. He was also involved with the Boys & Girls Club of Woonsocket. Darren loved to play, coach, and watch all types of sports.

He is survived by his son Randell X. Robinson of Woonsocket. 3 brothers, Donald Robinson of Providence and Willie Robinson Jr. and Steven Robinson both of Woonsocket. 4 sisters, Brenda Burke, Nancy Robinson, Martha Robinson, and Shirley Robinson all of Woonsocket. And Willie Bea Dandy of Las Vegas. Also a host of nieces and nephews and 1 granddaughter, Kaylani Ruth Robinson. He is also survived by his companion of 29 years Jesenia Alvarado of Woonsocket.

He was also the brother of the late, Georgia and Darlene Robinson.

A Funeral Home Service will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 6 PM in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd Woonsocket RI 02895. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are from 4-6PM prior to the service. Burial will be private.

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