Archive - Nov 2010
LINCOLN - Roberts, Xenia "Kay", 83, of Lincoln, died Saturday, October 23 at Oakland Grove Health Centre, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Col. Lee W. Roberts, USAF.
Born in Coventry, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Katherine (Jadwija) Susla. She had lived in California for many years before moving to Rhode Island in 1990.
Lillian T. Robitaille
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Lillian T. Robitaille, 79, died Saturday at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Raymond J. Robitaille. Lillian resided in Florida for ten years and in Arizona for ten years before returning to Rhode Island in 2004. She was born in Blackstone, a daughter of the late Albert and Marie Jeanne (Paradis) Carrier.
Jeannine B. Cote
WOONSOCKET - Jeannine B. Cote, of Woonsocket, died Saturday at Mt. St. Francis Health Center with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of Leo N. Cote. They were married on June 22, 1946.
Born in Gentilly, P.Q. Canada, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Antonia (Baril) Durand. She came to the United States with her family in 1923 and was a resident of Woonsocket for most of her life. She was a graduate of St. Clare Girls High School, Class of 1936.
Leo R. Paul
WOONSOCKET - Leo R. Paul, 99, of St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, RI, formerly of Meadow Rd. and Burnside Ave., Woonsocket, peacefully passed away on Friday, November 19, 2010 surrounded by the people who loved him.
He was the beloved husband of the late Gertrude (Grenon) Paul. Born April 21, 1911 in Woonsocket, he was one of ten children of Calixte and Rosilda (Breault) Paul. He was a lifelong resident of Woonsocket.
Gerard R. Salvas
BURRILLVILLE - Gerard R. (Jerry) Salvas, 66, resident of Pascoag, passed away Nov. 18, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family, after a brief illness.
Loving husband of 48 years to Mary Ann (Rose) Salvas.
Jerry was a long haul truck driver for 30 years; his latest was delivering mail up and down the east coast. He was a US Navy Veteran.
Shirley A. Blanchard
WOONSOCKET - Shirley A. Blanchard 71, of Diamond Hill Rd., died Thursday at Landmark Medical Center. She was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Leo and Elizabeth (Wigglesworth) Gosselin. Shirley was a piece worker for the former Miller Electric Co. for thirty years before retiring fifteen years ago.
William D. Maher Jr.
BLACKSTONE - William D. Maher Jr., 82,of Blackstone, MA died Thursday, November 18, 2007 in St. Vincents Hospital, Worcester, MA after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Margaret (OBrien) Maher who passed away in November of 2003. Born in Woonsocket, RI he was the son of the late William D. and Evelyn (Kelly) Maher Sr.
Thereâ€™s no need to panic over the Red Sox losing Victor Martinez to Detroit in a free agent signing on Tuesday. The Red Sox will find a catcher somewhere. It would be better if they could develop one through their farm system but their best prospect is at least two years away from competing for a big league job.
WOONSOCKET â€“ They say money talks, and with any luck, it will settle the controversy over the worth of the abandoned contents of Woonsocket Middle School in 10 days.
That's when a Boston company will auction off the massive collection of property left behind by the Woonsocket Education Department when the building was turned over to the city.
Personnel from Sullivan & Sullivan Auctioneers is already in the Park Place building sorting the varied inventory in preparation for the auction, said company president Marianne Sullivan.
PROVIDENCE â€“ Attorney General-elect Peter Kilmartin announced the creation of his transition committee, which will help maintain and recruit the top legal talent at the Office of Attorney General while providing policy recommendations.