Archive - Dec 14, 2010
Alice M. Joyal
NO. SMITHFIELD- Alice M. (Nadeau) Joyal, 81, a lifelong resident of Woonsocket, died peacefully, Monday, December 13, 2010 in St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Normand G. Joyal.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Aglae (Laprise) Nadeau-Cournoyer.
Ernest R. Brien
PROVIDENCE- Ernest R. Brien, 86, formerly of Glendale, died November 24, 2010 at Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of the late Natalie (Wawszkiewicz) Brien who died in 2002.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Louis and Anna (Lamontagne) Brien. He was raised in Woonsocket and was a resident of Glendale for over 60 years. Mr. Brien served in the Navy during WWII.
He was employed as a welder for Blackstone Valley Gas and enjoyed gardening.
James F. Belknap
WOONSOCKET -James F. Belknap, 77 of Heather Drive, died Monday Dec. 13 at home surrounded by his family.
He was the husband of Gloria (Fiscaletti) Belknap for 47 years.
Mr. Belknap was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Harold and Evelyn (Hartshorn) Belknap.
Besides his wife he leaves two sons, Jeffery Belknap of Woonsocket and Douglas Belknap of Lincoln and two grandsons, Michael and Brian.
He is survived by a brother Harold Belknap of Slatersville.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A federal grand jury Tuesday set the stage to make the shooting death and robbery of gas station manager David D. Main the state's first death penalty case in a decade.
The grand jury named Jason W. Pleau, 33, of Providence, Jose A. Santiago, 33, and Kelley M. Lajoie, 32, both of Springfield, Mass., on charges stemming from the murder, along with a â€śnotice of special findingsâ€ť needed to satisfy sentencing prerequisites in death penalty cases.
Beatrice Donalda Ducharme
INDIAN TRAI, NC- Beatrice Donalda Ducharme "Memere" was called back to the Lord on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at age 95 years. Beatrice passed peacefully at home while surrounded by her family.
She was born on March 24, 1915 in Pascoag, Rhode Island to the late Joseph and Donalda Ducharme. She was the wife of the late Joseph Roderick Ducharme.
The Ducharme's were married on May 14, 1938 and remained together for 42 years until his passing. Beatrice was a life-long resident of Rhode Island until relocating to Indian Trail, NC in 2006.