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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 08-08-2019

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NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | AUGUST 8-14, 2019 OBITUARIES 23 Charles P. Beauchemin Charles P. Beauchemin, 70, of North Smithfield, passed away Aug. 1, at home. He was the husband of Judith A. (Tenczar) Beauchemin. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Raymond and Jeannette (Vary) Beauchemin. He worked as a truck driver for N&D Transportation of North Smithfield and New Penn Motor Express of Cranston for many years. Also, he was co-owner of New England Image & Print in North Smithfield. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserve from 1968-1978. Charlie was at home on the beach, loved carpentry, building both of his homes, and was an avid car enthusiast his whole life. In addition to his wife, Judith, Charles is survived by two sons, Jesse Beauchemin and his wife, Kristen, of North Smithfield, and Kyle Beauchemin and his wife, Megan, of Cumberland, Maine; three grandchil- dren, Kaia, Mitchell and Quentin; five broth- ers, Raymond Beauchemin of Narragansett, Georges Beauchemin and his wife, Louise, of Woonsocket, Louis Beauchemin of North Smithfield, John Beauchemin and his wife, Felice, of Hermitage, Pa., and David Beauchemin and his wife, Denna, of Cumming, Ga.; and two sisters, Rachel Cournoyer and her husband, Paul, of Forestdale, and Muriel Potts and her husband, Brad, of Hopkinton, R.I., as well as several special nieces and nephews. His funeral service will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, at 11:30 a.m., at the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket. Calling hours are Friday, Aug. 16., from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial con- tributions may be made to Dana- Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168. Visit www.holtfuneralhome.com . Dean A. 'Dino' Desautell Dean A. "Dino" Desautell, 50, of Warner Street, Blackstone, died peacefully at home with his family by his side. Born in Woonsocket, son of Robert and Jeanne (Berard) Desautell. Dean was a self-employed contrac- tor working in construction for sev- eral years. He enjoyed playing cards and chess, going camping, listening to the Grateful Dead, playing guitar and loved spending time with his family and friends. Besides his parents, Dean is sur- vived by his two children, Sherice Riel and her husband, Derek, of Cumberland, and Deja Desautell and Brent Saritelli of Chepachet; two brothers, David Desautell of Blackstone, Mass., Dennis Desautell of North Smithfield, and his grand- daughter, Mya Riel. He is also survived by his com- panion, the love of his life, Jaqueline A. Arpin, of Slatersville. Dean's funeral and burial will be private. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, R.I., is in charge of the arrange- ments. Donations in his memory can be made to: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 20 Prospect St. Milford, MA 01757. Visit sdipardomcfh.com . Laura B. Koback Laura B. (Galloway) Koback, 90, formerly of North Providence and North Smithfield, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully on April 30 surrounded by family, in Tarpon Springs, Fla. She was married to the late James F. Koback who passed away in 1992. Born in Oxford, Maine, she was a daughter of Frank and Lilian (Daniels) Galloway. When the family moved to Rhode Island, they settled in Burrillville and she graduated from Burrillville High School. Laura enjoyed a long and varied work history. After high school, she worked for Najarian's Dept. Store in Woonsocket, where she met her hus- band, and later became a stitcher for Finkelstein's Clothing Manufacturer, serving two terms as the local union president. As president, her union efforts were recognized on the local, state and federal levels. She left Finkelstein's to raise her youngest son. Laura later returned to work for the Outlet Department Store in Lincoln where she was trained and certified by Lancome and Clinique cosmetics. When the Outlet closed, she returned to school and graduated from the Arthur Angelo School and worked as a cos- metologist for several years before retiring. She remained active and enjoyed trips with friends, dancing, reading, dining out, gardening, family events and relaxing by the pool. Her grand- children held a special place in her heart and she loved spending time with them especially cheering them on at their little league and softball games and school events. Laura lived most of her life in North Smithfield with her husband where she was a communicant of St. Paul Church, later moving closer to her family in North Providence where she attended Our Lady of the Presentation Church. Laura moved to Florida in 2010 with family and lived independently until very recently. She made many good friends and enjoyed going on trips, attending potlucks, playing bingo and helping to plan commu- nity events. She was an avid Tampa Bay Rays fan. She is survived by her sons Michael and Christopher and their families; her grandchildren Jonathan and Annalise as well as several niec- es, nephews and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Paul Church, 48 St. Paul St., Blackstone, Mass on Friday, Aug.16, at 11a.m. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery. Robert W. Jalette Robert W. Jalette, 89, of Smithfield Road, North Smithfield, died Aug. 5, at home. He was the hus- band of Florence (Blanchette) Jalette whom he married Sept. 29, 1951. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late William and Anna (Ferland) Jalette. Mr. Jalette was an Army Veteran of the Korean War, retiring as a Master Sergeant, and received his bachelor's degree from Bryant College in 1978. He worked for 25 years for the Woonsocket Housing Authority, retiring as a Senior Property Manager and had previ- ously worked for Leo's Bakery, Woonsocket, and Korbs Bakery, Providence. After his retirement he continued to work part time for the Woonsocket and Cumberland Housing Authorities and for KRA Inc., Scituate, until he was 85. Robert was a communicant and active member of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, a past Grand Knight and member of Council 113 Knights of Columbus, a member of the Steven Moylan Assembly, a member of the Elks BPOE 850, and served as chairman of the Milk Fund. Along with his wife, Florence, he is survived by five children, Susan Owens and her husband, Allen, of West Warwick, Joyce Maznicki and her husband, Michael, of West Warwick, Donna Jalette and her partner, Rosemarie Tartaglia, of Johnston, Gail Narodowy and her husband, Wayne, with whom Robert lived, of North Smithfield, and Robert Jalette and his wife, Liane, of North Smithfield; his sis- ter, Doris Pariseau of Woonsocket; six grandchildren, Christopher "Stony" Maznicki and his wife, Susan, Alexander and BriAnna Narodowy, and Matthew, Elizabeth and Emily Jalette; and two great grandchildren, Dominik and Maci Maznicki. He was the brother of the late Leo Jalette. His funeral will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m., from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., in Holy Trinity Parish, 1409 Park Ave., Woonsocket. Burial will be private. Calling hours are Friday, from 4 to 7p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial con- tributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Visit www.holtfuneralhome.com . BEAUCHEMIN DESAUTELL JALETTE KOBACK 71 Central St., Manville, RI 127 Carrington Ave., Woonsocket, RI (401) 762-1825 MenardFuneralHome.com Remembering Journeys Celebrating Lives Craig Lacouture, Director Menard ~ Lacouture Funeral Homes Monument Manufacturers INDOOR SHOWROOM Cemetery Lettering 91 Pawtucket Ave., Rumford 401-434-4064 www.stanleygranite.com Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. • Sat. 9 a.m.-Noon STANLEY GRANITE CO.

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