Archive - Nov 10, 2010
WOONSOCKET- Albert R. Archambault 51 of Second Ave, died Wednesday November 3rd at home.
He was born in Woonsocket a son of the late Raymond and Gertrude (Tellier) Archambault.
Albert was a cook at Wrentham State School before becoming disabled.
He is survived by a brother Leo Archambault of Woonsocket, two sisters, Therese Carr of Woonsocket, and Alice Schram of Burrillville, and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Robert Archambault, Pauline Laliberte and Rita Farrow.
CONNEAUTVILLE, PA- MCKENNA, Mary Gloria of Conneautville, PA, age 83, died unexpectedly at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, NY after a fall. She was a middle school teacher in the Exeter-West Greenwich School district until retirement in 1992.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the only child of Gabriel N. Filice and Lillian (McGivern).
She was twice married and divorced, to Clarence James Mack and John McKenna. Until her recent move to PA, she was a lifelong resident of RI, living in Woonsocket, Pawtucket, South Kingstown, and Coventry.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN â€“ Talent and overall heart.
That has been the cornerstone to Mount St. Charles Academyâ€™s sterling debut into the Division I ranks this fall, one that included an undefeated 14-0 league mark in I-North and a 16-0 regular-season record.
To no oneâ€™s surprise, those two attributes were on full display during the top-seeded Mountiesâ€™ semifinal match with the Prout School on Tuesday night.
Only this time, it wouldnâ€™t prove enough.
LINCOLN â€“ You could say the elements helped even the playing field between Lincoln and North Smithfield. With a steady rain sweeping across Chet Nichols Field, Tuesdayâ€™s Division II quarterfinal match became a matter of survival.
Thanks to two goals in the final nine minutes, the Lions emerged from this mud bath with a 2-0 victory over the Northmen, who played the game minus the services of head coach Steve DeMeo. DeMeo was relieved of his coaching duties after Mondayâ€™s arrest for allegedly transmitting inappropriate messages to a minor.
LINCOLN â€” Some 17 months after filing for bankruptcy protection, the Twin River gaming facility and its new owners announced Tuesday that they have successfully emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation and the Department of Revenue, Division of Lotteries have issued the final necessary approvals, and documents announcing the company's emergence from bankruptcy have been filed with the bankruptcy court, according to a press release.
MANVILLE- Anna (Tyniak) Levy, 96, a resident of the Holiday Nursing Home and formerly of Chestnut St., Manville passed away peacefully on Monday at the Holiday.
Born: Dec. 21, 1913 in Manville, daughter of the late Paul & Catherine (Romaniczn) Tyniak, she resided in Manville all her life.
Anna was a sewer at the former Sadwin's Co. before retiring she previously was employed at other textile manufacturing Co's.
She was a communicant of St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church of Woonsocket and member of the Parish Ladies Sodality. She enjoyed knitting & reading.
Richard R. Lavallee
MILLVILLE- Richard R. "Rich" Lavallee, 53, of Chestnut Hill Rd., Millville, died Saturday at the Rose Monahan Hospice Center in Worcester.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of Jeannette (Ethier) Lavallee of Millville and the late Louis J. Lavallee. He was a resident of Millville for most of his life and also resided in Uxbridge. He was a graduate of Blackstone-Millville Regional High School.
Rich was employed by Poly Vinyl Corp in Sutton, MA for over 30 years.
He was a student and practitioner of karate.
Doris L. Harpin
CUMBERLAND- Doris L. (Lafleur) Harpin, 83, formerly of 1 Flat Street died Sunday, November 7, 2010 at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Roland L. Harpin.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Alphonse and Alice (Harpin) Lafleur, she had lived in Woonsocket for most of her life moving to Cumberland 24 years ago.
Mrs. Harpin was a sales clerk at Ann & Hope and Rathbun Outlet for 50 years, retiring in 1987.
She was a member of the Riverside Tenants Association and a communicant of St. Joan of Arc Church, Cumberland.
Robert E. Tessier
BELLINGHAM- Robert E. Tessier, 73, of Bellingham, passed away on Monday, November 8, 2010 at Landmark Medical Center with family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 26 years of Claudette L. (Lussier) Tessier.
Born in Woonsocket on March 18, 1937, he was the son of the late Eldege and Yvonne (Beausoleil) Tessier.
MANVILLE- Simone Leclerc, 85, of Old River Rd., Manville, died Sunday at South County Hospital. She was the wife of Germain A. Leclerc. They were married on September 4, 1948.
Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Michel and Rosa (Pontbriand) Laprade. She was a lifelong resident of Manville.
Mrs. Leclerc worked for Miller Electric in Woonsocket for several years before dedicating herself to being a homemaker.
Simone's life centered on her family and being an active parishioner of St. James Church.