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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 12-06-2018

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22 THE VALLEY / OBITUARIES DECEMBER 6-12, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET Philip A. Larivee On Saturday, Dec. 1, Philip A. Larivee, loving husband of 59 years to Jeannette Larivee and father of three daughters, passed away at the age of 81. Philip was born on Nov. 11, 1937, in Nashua, N.H., to Philip and Pamela ( L'Etoile) Larivee. Philip joined the Navy at the age of 17 and served four years during the Korean War. He returned to Rhode Island where he married Jeannette (Dulude) Larivee in 1959. They raised three daugh- ters, Christine Hanley of Forestdale, Diane McCarthy of Johnston, and Linda Rogers of North Providence. Philip worked as the foreman of Regency Thermographers for many years before retiring in 1984. After retirement, Philip worked as a handy- man and pursued his love of wood- working. For several years he ran his own business selling his handmade furnishings. Philip was a jack-of-all- trades with a big heart for helping others. He was one of the founders of Santa's Workshop in the 1990s. He also leaves behind his brother Arthur Larivee, and sisters, Muriel and Gabrielle. He was predeceased by his brother, Ronald Larivee. Philip was grandfather to Michael McCarthy, Stephanie McCarthy, Jennifer Weidele, Emily Chicoine, Rebecca Rogers, Robert Hanley and Elizabeth Hanley. He was a great- grandfather to Heather Weidele, Hadley McCarthy, Ryan Auger, Hannah Weidele, Thea McCarthy and Connor Authelet. A service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m., at the O'Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial with military honors will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. LARIVEE Ida P. Beaulieu Ida P. (Rondeau) Beaulieu, 90, for- merly of Blackstone, died Nov. 19, in Overlook Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Armand G. Beaulieu. Ida was born in Millville, Mass., a daughter of the late Ulric and Maria (Vincent) Rondeau. She was a clerk and secretary for Blackstone Security Agency for many years and also worked as a cook for St. Antoine, and was a former employee of The U.S. Rubber Co. in Woonsocket. She was a member of the Early Village Get Together Club, as well as the Southern Alliance Tribal Council. She is survived by three sons: Bruce Beaulieu and his wife, Christine, of Stoddard, N.H., Peter Beaulieu of Millville, and Paul Beaulieu and his wife, Sharon, of Blackstone; a daugh- ter, Hope Barrette, and her husband, Glenn, of Coventry; seven grandchil- dren and six great-grandchildren. She was also the mother of the late Bruce Beaulieu and sister of the late Viola Chalon. Services and burial will be private. Visit:www.fournierandfournier.com for guestbook. BEAULIEU Beacon Hospice seeks volunteers Beacon Hospice is seeking caring and compassionate individuals to spend time with local terminally ill patients. Volunteers can provide support to patients and their families in a number of ways, including: visiting with patients on an ongoing basis; knitting, crocheting, quilting blankets; creating memory posters; providing music therapy; pet therapy; veterans visiting veterans; and more. For information on the free training course, contact Ashley Toste, volun- teer coordinator, at 401-438-0008 or email Ashley.Toste@amedisys.com. St. Joseph Seniors to host Foxwoods trip WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Group will host a trip to Foxwoods Casino on Friday, Dec. 28. For more information, call Fran Roy at 401-356-1493. Door prize winners at the Nov. 27 meeting were Aline Durand , Connie Ethier, Monique Auger, Estelle Arcand and Barbara DeCristofaro. Raffle ticket winners were John Charpentier, Gloria Descoteaux, Thea Barnabe, Leo Grenier and Irene Frigon. Officers installed at the annual Christmas party on Nov. 25 were Suzanne Grenier, president; Fran Roy, vice president; Linda Deguire, second vice president; Claire Brodeur, secretary; Pat Palardy, treasurer. Prize winners at the party were Noella Theroux, Monique Auger, Marguerite Deragon, Denise Chamberlin, Connie Harnois, Jane St. Onge, Barbara Carpentier, Rina Maculan, Sue Hebert, Viola Sztabor, Mary Crusafulli, Robert Desjardin, Linda Deguire, Evelyn Martin, Gloria Belknap, Rene Phaeuf, Norman Piette, Eugene Aresenault and Lucille Lavallee. Slatersville Congregational Church will host a Christmas cantata Sunday NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Slatersville Congregational Church UCC, 25 Green St., will celebrate the Christmas Season with a perfor- mance of the cantata "Sing Joy to All the World," on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. The cantata is written by Lloyd Larson and will be performed by the Slatersville Congregational Church Senior Choir under the direction of John Staples. Refreshments and fellowship will follow the program. The snow date is Sunday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. SENIOR NEWS IN BRIEF Ornament workshop at the Blackstone Library Dec. 13 BLACKSTONE – Join Karen for an evening of crafting unique ornaments on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m., at the Blackstone Public Library, 86 Main St. Cookies and cocoa will be served. Registration is required and space is limited. Call Karen at 508-883-1931, ext. 104, to register. Visit the website www.blackstonepubliclibrary.org for more information. 617 Elm Street, Woonsocket, RI 401-769-6129 TARDIF FURNITURE 3 showrooms of fine quality Traditional, Contemporary & Country Furniture for less! Power Lift Recliners

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