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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 05-23-2019

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22 OBITUARIES MAY 23-29, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET EDITION Mary T. Beane Mary T. (Heffernan) Beane, 93, died May 15, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late John A. Beane. Born in Whitinsville, Mass., she was the daughter of the late William J. and Mary A. (Darcey) Heffernan. Mary grew up in Blackstone and was a communicant of St. Paul Church. She graduated from St. Claire High School in 1943 and then Hill College in 1946. She worked for The Woonsocket Call in various positions, from executive secretary to various bookkeeping roles, retiring in 1978. Mary loved to travel with her late husband, John. She was an expert and prolific seamstress and knitter her whole life, and an avid golfer later in life. She is survived by her four chil- dren, Jane Paterson, and her husband, Joseph, of North Smithfield, Kathleen A. Rockstrom, and her husband, Erik, of Amherst, N.H., James Beane of Douglas, Mass., and Caroline Beane of Aurora, Colo.; as well as 13 grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, John Beane, her brother, William Heffernan, and her two sisters Gertrude Maguire and Anna Pellerin. A Mass of Christian Burial was held May 20, at noon in St. Paul's Church, 48 Saint Paul St., Blackstone. Burial will follow in the parish cem- etery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home, 510 S. Main St., Woonsocket. In lieu of flowers, memorial contri- butions may be made to the Memory Care Unit, St. Antoine Residence, 10 Rhodes Ave., North Smithfield, RI 02896. Visit . Doris E. Berard Doris E. (Twining) Berard, 85, of Woonsocket, died May 12, in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of Philip E. Berard Jr., whom she mar- ried Dec. 14, 1957. Born in Chicopee, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Clifford D. and Gertrude (Knowlton) Twining. Doris worked as a CNA at Woonsocket Health Center, until her retirement. She previously worked in various local mills. Doris was a member of the Parkview Manor Social Club. She loved to craft, play bingo with the people at Parkview Apartments and most recently enjoyed diamond art. Besides her husband, she leaves her daughter, Janis Berard-Aubin, and her husband, Marc Aubin, of Blackstone; her son, Quest Von Holland, of Anchorage, Alaska; her brother, Richard Twining, of Wake Robin, Ga.; three sis- ters, Beverly Drover, of La Jolla, Calif., Jean Carriere, of Florida, and Judith Beaudet, of Salisbury, N.H.; her sister-in-law, Lillian Berard-Corriveau, of Greenville; her brother-in-law, Richard O. Berard Sr., of Woonsocket; and many beloved nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by six broth- ers, Charles, Earl, Ernie, Everett, Milton, and Robert Twining; and three sisters, Florence LaRue, Virginia Osbourne, and Shirley Perry. Her funeral and memorial ser- vice was held May 18, in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St. Visit . BEANE BERARD Theodore L. 'Ted' Girard Theodore L. "Ted" Girard, Sr., 96, of Orchard St., Woonsocket, passed May 14, in Oakland Gove Health Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Louise A. (Clifford) Girard. Born in Woonsocket, he formerly lived in North Smithfield. He was the son of the late Leonard & Anita (Laperche) Girard. Mr. Girard retired after 35 years from Plante's Motor Transport. Ted was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran. He enjoyed camping, fishing, snowmo- biling and flying his two private airplanes. He was a flagman for N.E. Motor Cross and loved riding his Harley. He also enjoyed going to AL's Place and the Beef Barn. He will be sadly missed. He is survived by his daughters, Roberta Willett of Las Vegas, Bonnie Carlson of Woonsocket, and Laura L. Boisse and her husband, Ron "Beaver," of Woonsocket; a son, Lawrence T. Morgan and his wife, Donna, of Anderson, S.C.; 13 grand- children and many nieces and neph- ews. He was preceded in death by sons, Raymond J. Morgan, Sr. and Theodore L. Girard Jr., and his siblings, Anita Ashworth, Elaine Pizzarelli, Leonard Girard and Victor Girard. Funeral services and burial will be private. Arrangements are entrust- ed to the Keene-Brown Funeral Home, 445 Greenville Road, North Smithfield. GIRARD Henry W. Lataille Henry W. Lataille 61, of Jacksonville, Fla., and formerly of Woonsocket, passed away April 15, in Community Hospice and Palliative Care in Jacksonville. He was the husband of the late Rachel (Forand) Lataille. Henry was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Mary Glode. He worked in the maintenance department of General Motors for many years. Henry was an avid bass fisherman. He is survived by his daughter, Rebecca Sluder; two granddaughters, Desiree and Kayla; and two sisters, Brenda Morrissey of Attleboro, Mass. and Diane Weikle of Pennsylvania. A committal service for Henry and Rachel will be held in the Chapel at St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery in Bellingham, Mass., on Tuesday, June 4, at 10 a.m. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. Visit for the guestbook. LATAILLE Annual Lupus Walk set for June 8 at Slater Park PAWTUCKET – The 8th annual Lupus Walk will be held Saturday, June 8, in the Slater Park pavilion area, Newport Avenue. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. The walk is approximately 3 miles. For more information, visit www. . IN BRIEF OBITUARIES are updated continuously at Click on 'Obituaries' Can't figure out how? Let us help! We can help you manage your Facebook account (Instagram, too!) Contact Brad to get started today! E-mail: or call: 508.801.6147 We can also help create your own manageable website with really useful features: •Mobile Optimization • Lead Generation & Lead Notifications • Monthly Reporting • Including Hosting Running Your Business on Facebook alone? 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