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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 05-14-2020

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16 OBITUARIES MAY 14-20, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET EDITION Frances Grace (Lizotte, Osgood) Atstupenas, 83, passed away on May 9, from COVID-19, at the St. Camillus Health Center in Northbridge, Mass. Fran, as she was known by her friends and family, was a prior Blackstone resident, residing in Early Village. She was the wife of the late Albert Atstupenas. Born, May 11, 1936, in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Medric and Noella (Levasseur) Lizotte-Bergeron. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She attended the Blackstone School System and graduated from BMR in 1954. She was an advocate and volunteered at the Bourdon Blvd. Improvement Committee (BBIC), SPAC, and was on the Housing Board of Directors and was also the secretary of the board where she resided with her family for several years, prior to moving to Blackstone. Fran was a country & western singer and performed several times at Indian Ranch in Webster, Mass., in 1969 to early 1970. Fran was known to per- form at many family functions, sing- ing her favorite songs like "Crazy," "Jambalaya," and "D.I.V.O.R.C.E.," to name a few. She had a passion for playing bingo, and visiting the area casinos with friends and family. She leaves behind her children, Robin (Michael) Gosselin of Maine, Ross A. (Barbara) Atstupenas of Blackstone, Richard (Debbie) Atstupenas of Pennsylvania, Laura (Osgood) Bruce Snell of Whitinsville, Mass., Jeffrey (Mary) Osgood of Woonsocket, Sheri (Osgood) Lemay of Manville, Andrea (Osgood) Meyers of Manville, Russell (Karen) Atstupenas of Blackstone, Bruce Osgood of California, Bob (Barbara) Atstupenas of Harrisville, and Rhonda (Charles) Riley of North Kingstown; 22 grand- children and 24 great-grandchildren; her brothers, Charles (Michelle) Lizotte of North Smithfield, Lucien (Ellen) Lizotte of Blackstone, Henry Lizotte of Blackstone, Raymond Lizotte of Providence, and her sis- ter Jeannette (Lizotte) Gagnon of Uxbridge, Mass. She was predeceased by her siblings, Richard, Peter, Arthur, Albert, Helen, Bertha and Florence (Charlotte) Lizotte. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends. Funeral arrangements are private due to the COVID-19 restrictions. A Memorial Mass will be held at a future date. Information and condolences can be left by visiting Kubaska Funeral Home, in Woonsocket, website at Kubaskafuneralhome.com . Evelyn G. (Hartley) Stevenson, 97, passed away peacefully April 18. She was the beloved wife of the late Ernest B. Stevenson. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late William and Martha (Waterson) Hartley. Evelyn lived in the Fairlawn section of Pawtucket her entire life. Evelyn leaves two daughters, Barbara Stevenson (Dan Bracewell) of Lincoln, and Jacqueline Stevenson (the late Thomas Olbrych) of Pawtucket and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Robert Hartley, Mae Donaldson, Marion Wolfenden, Margaret Cotton and David Hartley. Evelyn was a graduate of Pawtucket East High School, and worked at Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company and Providence Metallizing. Evelyn was a devoted mem- ber of St. Luke's Church in Pawtucket and served on the Altar Guild for many years. Visitation is respectfully omitted. Relatives and friends will be invited to attend a memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Luke's Church, 670 Weeden St., Pawtucket, RI 02860. would be appreciated. For online guest book condolences, visit thekeefefuneralhome.com . STEVENSON Evelyn G. Stevenson Frances Grace Atstupenas Scott Carrier, 57, passed away peacefully April 21, in Hope Hospice in Providence with his family by his side. Scott passed away from complications of a brain aneurysm. He was the husband of Sharon (Gentes) Carrier. Born in Woonsocket, son of Priscilla (Plouffe) Carrier Sturn. He also was the son of the late Lucien Carrier. He is also survived by his stepfather, Richard Sturn. For many years Scott worked as a machinist and in construction. He loved to spend time with his family, fish, and was an accom- plished guitarist. His 1996 Chevy truck was his pride and joy. In his younger years, Scott played hockey for the North Smithfield Hockey League. He is survived by his three children, and two stepchildren, Joshua Carrier of Woonsocket, Jacob Carrier of North Dakota and Jessica Carrier of Burrillville; step children, Alexander Donlevy and Dylan Donlevy both of Manville. One brother, Keith Carrier, and his wife, Heidi, of Blackstone; three grand- children, and two nephews and four nieces. He also was the brother of the late Michael Carrier. Scot was always there for any- one who needed help. Please offer a random act of kindness in his memory. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date to be announced. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, RI 02895, is in charge of the arrangements. CARRIER Gloria T. Berard Gloria T. Berard, 96, of Cumberland, passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loving fam- ily. She was the devoted wife of the late Laurent M. Berard. Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Alexandrina (Blais) Valois. She is survived by five children, Pauline Berard and husband, Paul Lavallee, Paul L. Berard, Denise D'Ambra and husband, Thomas F., Michele Ann Berard, Dr. Dennis J. Berard and wife, Cristina, who she made her home with and was lov- ingly cared by for the past 14 years. She is also survived by five grand- children, Karie, Shannon, Ericka, Kevin, Matthew; and four great- grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Lillian Brousseau, Theresa Masterson, Grace, Marshal, Ernest, and Mac Valois. After raising five children, Gloria was an employee of Ann & Hope in Cumberland for 26 years. She was an active member of Cumberland and Lincoln Senior Centers, where she enjoyed spending time with her friends, Dotty, Noria, Yvette, Yvonne and Jeanne. She liked playing bingo and especially going out to dinner and playing cards with her close friends on Saturday nights. Gloria was an avid golf and tennis fan and especially passion- ate about her Red Sox and Patriots. After retiring, Gloria made a point of traveling, visiting several coun- tries in Europe and traveled all over the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii. Being the daughter of a professional seamstress, she was always in style and looked forward to wearing the next fashion trend. Due to current restrictions on public gatherings, her funeral ser- vices will be private. A memorial mass will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, or any charity of your choice. For online condolences, visit www.thek- eefefuneralhome.com . BERARD Scott Carrier FROM MOTORCYCLE TO GOLF CART Golf carts can be used as intended to help golfers get around the course quickly, but they often have more unconventional uses such as traversing large estate properties, campgrounds, or campuses. If you own your cart, be sure to get it insured. If the golf cart is only being used on your personal property or estate, it may be covered under your homeowners insurance policy, and those used off property could be eligible for coverage under your auto insurance. However, in many cases, a motorcycle insurance policy adapted and tailored for golf cart use is the recommended way to go. This can cover liability, property damage, collision, medical payments, vandalism, theft, and weather. Basic golf cart usage is similar to driving a riding mower; it's probably covered under your homeowner's policy. A riding mower doesn't have to be registered, you don't need a license to drive it, and you only use it on the grass. If this also describes your golf cart, you can probably just add it to your homeowner's insurance policy to protect yourself in the event of an accident. At HUNTER INSURANCE, INC., our agents will determine the appropriate amount of coverage limits and discounts available to policyholders. To learn more, please call 769-9500, or visit our agents at 389 Old River Rd., Lincoln. P.S. Optional coverage can be added to a golf cart insurance policy to protect customized equipment like body modifications and even road-side assistance. Peter J. HoPkins ~ Attorney At LAw ~ DUI/RefUsal • CRImInal Defense TRaffIC VIolaTIons • JUVenIle CRImes PeRsonal InJURy • PRobaTe • DIVoRCe Admitted to the Practice of Law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts Retired Police Prosecution Officer CALL 401-356-1043 191 Social St., Suite 280, Woonsocket, RI Rhode Island does not have a procedure for certificate or recognition of specialization by lawyers.

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