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Arthur E. Maurice Jr.

Arthur E. Maurice Jr.


February 24, 2012

Arthur E. Maurice Jr.

BLACKSTONE- Arthur E. Maurice Jr. 89, of Blackstone, died Thursday at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Doris (Roberge) Maurice, and the late Rita (Marquis) Maurice.
Mr. Maurice was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Arthur E. Maurice, and the late Anna ( Poulin) Maurice.
He was a Navy World War II veteran.
Mr. Maurice was a wool sorter at the former Branch River Woolen Mill, and a machinist at Taft-Pierce and Hill Machine for many years retiring in 1987.
He is survived by two daughters; Irene Farrell of Johnston, and Lucille Paquette of Johnston, a stepson, Roger Paquette of Blackstone, four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, a brother Raymond Maurice of CA, and a sister Thelma Noury of FL. He was also the father of the late Joan Pouliot, and the brother of the late Anita Willhide.
His funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:00 AM from the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 99 Cumberland St. Woonsocket with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St Theresa’s Church Blackstone, MA. Burial will follow in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Monday evening 4-7PM. Please visit
www.fournierandfournier.com for guestbook and directions.


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Paula Staples Burrell

Paula Staples Burrell


August 7, 2014

Paula Staples Burrell

BLACKSTONE, MA – Paula Staples Burrell, 67, formerly of Blackstone, MA, died on July 24, 2014 at her home in East Lempster, NH. She was the daughter of the late George and Pauline Staples of Blackstone.
Paula is survived by her five children: her two sons Kenneth and Keith Cranshaw, and her three daughters Patricia Prudhomme, Pauline and Penny Cranshaw; as well as, fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Paula was the sister of seven brothers: Timothy, James, Daniel, Michael, John, Kenneth and David Staples and three sisters: Frances Dorr, Kimberly Buda and Virginia Baker.
A private family gathering was recently held at Paula’s childhood home in Blackstone.
To sign guest book visit www.cartiersfuneralhome.com

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