Obituaries

Roger L. Beaulieu

Roger L. Beaulieu

Manville — Roger L. Beaulieu, 66, of Sayles Hill Rd.formerly of Sunnyside Ave. Woonsocket, died Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the Holiday Retirement Home with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Brenda (Williams) Beaulieu.

Born in Woonsocket, son of Lucien Beaulieu of Woonsocket, and the late Rita (Dubois) Beaulieu.

Roger worked as a Supervisor for Ocean State Finishing, and also as a truck driver for Gennius in Wrentham for several years.

He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots on television.

He is also survived by his two children, Roger L. Beaulieu of Louisiana and Marie Ann Barrera of Texas. One brother, Robert Beaulieu and his wife Gail of Milliville, MA, Three sisters, Lorraine Callahan and her husband James, Nancy Belisle and her husband Winston, and Janet Beaulieu all of Woonsocket. Five grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Home Service will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10 AM in the S.DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill RD. Woonsocket. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Blackstone, MA.

Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Wednesday, June 19th from 5-7 PM.

Corinne T. Martin

Corinne T. Martin

Lincoln - Corinne T. Martin, 88, of Sayles Hill Rd., died, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in the Holiday Retirement Home with her family by her side.

Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Albert and Isabelle (Lataille) Martin.

Corinne participated in the work program at the ARC of RI now Seven Hills.

Corinne enjoyed bowling, dancing, and loved the ocean, especially Beaver Tail. She was very happy and friendly to all. She loved spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her 3 brothers, Edmond “Moe” Martin of Woonsocket, Roger Martin of Woonsocket and Raymond Martin of FL. And a host of nieces and nephews.

She was also the sister of the late Omer Martin, Leo Martin, Beatrice Plouffe, Pauline Pirzynski, Madeline Cabana, Lucien Martin, Lucille Acquisto, Suzanne Martin, Leon Martin, Aldea Martin and Irene Martin.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 9 AM from the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Joseph Church 1200 Mendon Rd. Woonsocket. Burial will be in St Charles Cemetery, Farm St. Blackstone, MA. Relatives and friends are invited; visitation will be on Saturday morning from 8-9 AM prior to the funeral.

Constance M. Cournoyer

Constance M. Cournoyer

Woonsocket - Constance M. (St. Pere) Cournoyer, 83, of Diamond Hill Rd, died, Saturday, June 1, 2019 in the Friendly Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of Leo Cournoyer.

Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Claudio and Malvina (Chapdelaine) St. Pere.

Connie worked on the assembly line at Miller Electric for several years prior to retiring.

She was a very religious person and dedicated to her faith. She also loved to spend time with her family and was an avid BINGO player.

Besides her husband Leo, she is survived by her 7 children, Gary Cournoyer and his wife Darlene of Woonsocket, Karen Vanasse and her husband David of Woonsocket, Sharon Johnson and her husband Rene of FL, Alan Cournoyer and Wayne Cournoyer both of Woonsocket, Nancy Pickett and her husband Johnny of Woonsocket and Glen Cournoyer and his wife Carmen of Woonsocket. 12 Grandchildren and 17 Great grandchildren.

She was also the sister of the late Cecilia Montville and Norman St. Pere and Francis St. Pere.

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 10 AM in All Saints Church Rathbun St. Woonsocket, RI 02895. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours are respectively omitted. The S.DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd Woonsocket, RI 02895 are in charge of the arrangements.

Dewayne R. Hill

Dewayne R. Hill

Pawtucket - Dewayne R. Hill, 36, of Palm St. formerly of Woonsocket, died, Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Miriam Hospital. He is survived by his fiancé Lynn Blair of Pawtucket.

Born in Woonsocket, son of Robert Dewalt of Woonsocket and Jeannette Hill Brooks and Step father Stanley Brooks of Woonsocket.

Dewayne worked in construction for Freedom Drywall for several years. He was an avid fisherman, loved to cook and eat, lift weights, and loved clowning around with friends and family especially his best friend Jermaine Disano. He also loved spending time with his children.

Besides his mother and father, he is survived by his 5 children, Jayvonn, D’Anna, Dewayne Jr., Anthony and Ajalyn. Siblings, Melissa Price of Providence, Theotis Hill and Chantay Hill both of Woonsocket, Edick and Cedick Goudelock, Dornetta Tribble and April Barr all of SC, Tyris Nealy of Woonsocket and Sonja Estrada of Providence. A host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

His funeral will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 12 noon in St. James Baptist Church 340 S. Main St. Woonsocket, RI 02895. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends are invited; visitation is from 10 AM to noon prior to the service in St James Baptist Church. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI are in charge of the arrangements.

Gildo R. Foresti

Gildo R. Foresti

Woonsocket - Gildo R. Foresti, 85, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of his high school sweetheart, Gladys R. (Holubesko) Foresti, class of 1951, this July 19th would have marked 65 years of marriage together.

Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Gildo and Allegrina (Verdonselli) Foresti.

Gildo was a United States Army Veteran serving in the Korean War.

He was a graduate of WHS in 1951 and inducted to the WHS Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013. He attended Johnson & Wales and RI Radio and Electronic School.

He worked for Northrop Corp. in Norwood MA for 18 years and the State of RI Court System for 20 years, retiring in 1996.

He was a lifetime member of the Italian Workingmen’s Club and served as its’ past President. He was also a lifetime member of the St. Joseph Veterans.

After retiring, Gildo & Gladys traveled throughout the United States and Canada. They took many trips to Las Vegas and bus trips to Atlantic City.

He was an avid New England sports fan and enjoyed watching the Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins and the Celtics. He was a season ticket holder for the Patriots for 50 years and was there when they won Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans, with his son Wayne in 2001.

Gildo also enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports and spoiled them dearly and loved to spend time with them in Narragansett. With his wife’s Polish cooking and Gildo’s Italian cooking his house was like a restaurant to his family. Gildo also enjoyed reminiscing with his friends of the McDonalds’ Crew.

Besides his wife Gladys, he is survived by his two sons, Mitchell Foresti and his wife Donna of Greenville, RI and Wayne Foresti of Pawtucket, RI, one sister RoseMary Cote, of Vernon, CT. and three grandchildren, Nicholas Foresti of Boston, Eliza Paradis and her husband Joseph of Cumberland, and MeighanRose Foresti of Pawtucket. He was also the brother of the late Alfred and Attilio Foresti.

His funeral will be held on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 10 AM from the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM in St. Joseph Church 1200 Mendon Rd. Woonsocket. Burial will be in Precious Blood Cemetery, Rathbun St. Woonsocket.

Relatives and friends are invited; visitation will be on Monday morning from 9-10 AM prior to the funeral. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his name to the Dana Faber Cancer Center PO Box 849168 Boston, MA. 02284-9168 or stjudes.org.

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