Rochel T. (St. Onge) LaSalle, 82, of Woonsocket, died January 4, 2019 in the Ballou Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Joseph LaSalle, whom she married Wednesday, May 30, 1956. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Rita (Masse) St. Onge.
She worked as a Picker for CVS of Woonsocket prior to her retirement in 1997. Along with her husband, she owned and operated several area businesses including the "Over the Rainbow" lounge in Cumberland and Austin's Restaurant in Woonsocket.
She was a graduate of St. Claire High School class of 1954. An avid Patriots fan, she loved the outdoors especially her summers at the beach. Word games and puzzles were also some of her favorite pastimes.
She is survived by her four sons, Steven LaSalle and his wife Katrina of Sevierville, TN, Kenneth LaSalle and his wife Sandra of Woonsocket, Scott LaSalle of Atlanta, GA, and David LaSalle and his wife Christine of Wrentham, MA; as well as four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard St. Onge.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM in St. John Vianney Church, 3587 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, RI. Family will receive guests beginning at 9:30 AM in the church. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, West Wrentham Rd., Cumberland, RI. Calling hours are omitted.