Obituaries

James J. Collins

James J. Collins

Woonsocket — James “Jay“ Collins, 31, died unexpectedly Friday, January 18, 2019 in Landmark Medical Center with his family by his side. He was the husband of Tabitha Damico.

Born in Providence, son of Mary (Collins) Landreville and his late Step father Herve Landreville.

Jay was employed at BPS Corp. in Woonsocket.

His most enjoyable times were scuba diving, boating, fishing and football. He was an avid New England Patriots fan. Jay also played hockey in his younger years and was a former coach for Special Olympics.

Besides his wife Tabitha and mother Mary he is survived by his four children, Noah, Jaiden, Arianna and Michael. One sister, Kelly Chattman and her husband Mamadou of Woonsocket. Four nieces and one nephew and several grand nieces and nephews. He also leaves his canine companion Buddy.

A Funeral Home Service will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 3 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 1-3 PM prior to the service.

Edgar Morris

Edgar Morris

Woonsocket — Edgar Morris, 65, of Burnside Ave. died, Saturday, January 12, 2019 at home. He was the husband of the late Laurie Wright who was the love of his life and cherished the time they had together.

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, son of the late Edgar and Ethel Lee (Rogers) Morris.

Edgar worked as a presser for several dry cleaners in the area.

He was a United States Army Veteran.

He was an avid worker and also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by one son, Lawrence Wright of Woonsocket. Eight siblings, Nemiah Armstrong of Woonsocket, Ida Mae Morris of Pennsylvania, Mary Deming and Priscilla Cyler both of Woonsocket, Lonnie Morris of California, Tyron Morris, Diane Morris, and Ishamel “Jeffrey“ Morris all of Pennsylvania. Three grandchildren, Lhyana, Letty, and Lawrence E. J. Wright. And a host of nieces and nephews.

He also was proceeded in death by his siblings, Rosie Lester Morris, Ruth Morris Jones, Ethel Lee Morris, Edward “Pop” Morris and Ricky Morris.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the American Legion Post 85, 870 River St. Woonsocket, RI on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 3-7 PM. Military Honors will take place at 4 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Jeffrey F. Belisle

Jeffrey F. Belisle

Woonsocket - Jeffrey F. Belisle, 57, of Logee St. died Thursday, January 10, 2019.

Born in Inglewood, California, son of Lionel F. Belisle of Florida and the late Lina (Jalette) Belisle.

Jeffrey worked as a machinist in the area for several years and also worked construction.

He enjoyed the Patriots, listening to classic rock, and spending time with friends

Besides his father, he is survived by one brother David L. Belisle of Maine, two sisters; Elaine Corriveau Cellupica of Cumberland, and Nancy Belisle of Woonsocket, with whom he lived for many years. He is also survived by one nephew, Brad Belisle, and two nieces, Jennifer Lamoureux and Crystal Larocca.

A Funeral Home Service will be held on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 6 PM in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket, RI 02895. Burial will be in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery in Bellingham, MA and will be private. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Friday from 4-6 PM prior to the service.

Lucille M. Lariviere

Lucille M. Lariviere

Woonsocket — Lucille M. ( Lussier ) Lariviere, 90, of Heroux Ave. died Friday, January 4, 2019 in Rhode Island Hospital.

Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Leon and Annette ( Richards ) Lussier.

Lucille worked as a molder for Tupperware for over 30 years until retiring.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and also in her younger days loved to travel.

She is survived by her two daughters, Christine A. Lebrun and Patricia L. Jacobs both of Woonsocket, RI. Two grandchildren Jennifer and Jeffrey Lebrun, and one great grandson Connor. She was also the mother of the late Diane Jacobs.

Her services are private. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI is in charge of the arrangements.

Raymond J. Martel Jr.

Raymond J. Martel Jr.

Manville — Raymond J. “Butchie” Martel Jr., 49, of Valley St. died Saturday, December 29, 2018 in Rhode Island Hospital with his family by his side. He is survived by the love of his life and significant other of 15 years Janet Phillips of Manville.

Born in Providence, son of Raymond J. Martel Sr. of FL and the late Marie Rose (Chabot) Martel.

Ray worked for Henri’s Auto Salvage in Blackstone for several years.

He enjoyed working on cars and was an avid Patriot fan. He also loved to spend time with family and friends and being with his canine companions, Sofia, Misty, and Shayla daily.

He is survived by his four children, Katlyn Martel, Justin Martel, and Rhiannon Phillips all of Bristol, RI and Jarid Ventura of Manville, RI. One sister, Karen Martel of Warren, RI. And five grandchildren.

His funeral and burial are private the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. is in charge of the arrangements.

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