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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 06-25-2020

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12 OBITUARIES JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET EDITION Marc E. Auger Marc E. Auger, 68, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully after a brief and courageous battle with cancer June 17, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Diane C. (Giguere) Auger. Mr. and Mrs. Auger were married 44 years this past Oct. 4. Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Robert E. and Janet V. (Leclaire) Auger, he had lived in Lincoln for the past 34 years. Mr. Auger was a shuttle driver for Carquest, Sutton, Mass. He previ- ously worked at Draper's Foundry, Hopedale; Highland Laboratories, Ashland, Mass.; and CVS, Woonsocket. His first job was with Peter Pan Ice Cream in Woonsocket, where he first met Diane 49 years ago. Marc loved spending fun times with his granddaughters, especially in the pool, vacationing, the ocean, and snow skiing. He recently spent time with his newest great-niece, Kinsley, who stole his heart. Besides his beloved wife, he is survived by his two loving sons, Christopher M. Auger and his wife, Jouse, of Fitchburg, Mass., and Matthew D. Auger of Lincoln; one sister, Robin Tetreault, of Woonsocket; and one brother, David Auger, of Coventry. He was the lov- ing "Pepere" to Wynne Coradelli, Quinn and Kathlynn Auger, and Alexa Shepherd. He was uncle and Mickey Marc to his nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great- nephews. He also leaves his father-in- law, Robert Giguere, of Florida, who affectionately named Marc "Joe Junk" as Marc collected everything. His Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, con- tributions in Marc's memory to Hope Health Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904, or to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, 5526 West 13400 South #500, Herriman, UT 84096, would be appreciated. For the guest book, visit www. bellowsfuneralchapel.com . Arrangements entrusted with Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln. James B Rivers James B Rivers, 76, of Cumberland, formerly of Woonsocket, passed away at home on May 26, with his family by his side, after a courageous battle with pancre- atic cancer. He was the hus- band of Suzanne M (Toupin) Rivers. They would have celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on July 4th. He was the son of the late Victor and Josephine (Slobogan) Rivers. Besides his wife, he leaves behind two daughters, Kimberly Rivers, of Cumberland, and Kathleen Rivers, of Waterford, Conn., and his son, James B Rivers Jr., who passed away Nov. 4, 2018. He also leaves behind the loves of his life, grand- daughters Olivia and Jenna Rivers of Cumberland, Gabrielle Rivers of California, and Isabelle Rivers and step-granddaughter, Samantha Greichen, of Florida. He also leaves two siblings, his twin brother, Jackson Rivers (Diane), and Phyllis Provencal (Roland), and Joyce Rivers who passed away Dec. 26, 2019, and many nieces and neph- ews. Jim worked for the former Woonsocket Supply Co. and Blackstone Valley Electric until his retirement in 2000. He never met a stranger. Everyone loved him and he talked to everyone. And throughout this entire ordeal he never once lost his sense of humor. Jim loved to watch and play baseball, from Little League to R.I. Men's Senior Baseball League. He was an avid New England sports fan. He also liked to visit the casi- nos. We would like to thank the staff at Hope Hospice Care for the exem- plary care he received and the com- passion they have for our family. In lieu of flowers, a donation in his name to JDRF ( Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), 800-533-CURE (2873), NPCF (National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation), 800-859-NPCF (6723), or a charity of your choice, will be greatly appreciated. His funeral and burial will be pri- vate. A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Visit Kubaskafuneralhome.com . Rose Marie (Turcotte) Lemire, 74, of Blackstone, died June 20, at home. She was the beloved wife of Henry Lemire, whom she married May 30, 1964. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Philippe and Annette (Durand) Turcotte. Mrs. Lemire was the co-owner, with her husband, Henry, of Phil's Auto Parts, Blackstone. She enjoyed spending time with her family, vaca- tioning in New Hampshire, painting, knitting, crocheting, sewing, garden- ing, and motorcycle riding. Along with her husband, Henry, she is survived by three children, Jeffrey Lemire and his fiancé, Trisha Parenteau, of Woonsocket, Wendy Harrop and her husband, Joseph, of Blackstone, and Wayne Lemire of Blackstone; her sister, Marie Anne Bonin, of Woonsocket; five grand- children, Kimberly Lemire and her fiancé, Jared Rhodenbaugh, Chris Lemire, and Austin Macamaux, Jessica and Cody Harrop; and two great-grandchildren, Amelia and Jared Rhodenbaugh. Visitation will be held Friday, June 26, from 4 to 7 p.m., in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket. Social distancing guidelines will be imple- mented upon your arrival. All other services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for perennial plants that will be planted in a memorial garden at the family home in her honor, or for a donation to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, in her memory. Visit www.holtfuneralhome.com . Donna M. (Bouley) Robert, 59, of Woonsocket, passed away June 14, at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late James Robert, whom she married April 20, 1996. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Mayor Gerard J. Bouley and Lucie Drobnis of Woonsocket. Donna was a 1979 graduate of Woonsocket High School. She worked as a chef in catering at Fidelity Investments. She was a waitress and bartender at Savini's Restaurant in Woonsocket for over 20 years. Donna loved spend- ing time at the beach and could be found there every weekend. She loved spending time with her friends and family. She was always smiling and was loved by everyone that met her. A loved and devoted mother, her son, Josh, was her pride and joy. She will be missed but not forgotten. Besides her moth- er, she leaves her son, Joshua Robert, of Woonsocket; her brother, Paul Bouley, his sig- nificant other, Denise Concillio, of Woonsocket; her sis- ter, Judith Beauregard, and her hus- band, Normand, of Attleboro, Mass. Donna also leaves her niece, Joni Rubien, and nephews Ryan, Derek and Adam Beauregard. Her visitation was held June 18, in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket. Social distancing guidelines will be imple- mented upon your arrival. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241. Visit www.holtfuneralhome.com . AUGER LEMIRE RIVERS ROBERT Maureen Maney, 78, passed away June 18, in St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Vivian (Beaudet) Maney. She was the dear sister of Brian Maney and his wife, Carolyn, and Kevin Maney and his wife, Nancy. She is survived by her niece Sarah Lane and her husband, Sean, and their children Grace and Sam, and her niece Kate Damon and her hus- band, Derek. Maureen enjoyed dining out and sum- mers at the beach. She loved her fam- ily, and we were blessed to have her in our lives. Her funeral was held June 22, with visitation followed by a service in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket. Burial was private. Visit www.holtfuneralhome.com . MANEY Maureen Maney Donna M. Robert Rose Marie Lemire 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

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