Archive - Dec 21, 2010
LINCOLN â The offense has had its share of spurts, but it hasnât quite clicked yet.
The defense has also gotten better.
Since its humbling 25-point loss to Bay View Academy in its Division I opener a few weeks ago, head coach George Coderre has been pleased with the progress of his Woonsocket High team, one that lost a considerable amount of talent from last yearâs state championship squad.
CUMBERLAND â A 14-year-old boy made a 911 call Monday afternoon after discovering his mother's body lying in a pool of blood in his 29 Titus St. home and later learned police would charge his father in her death.
Peter J. Pytka, 40, was arraigned in District Court, Providence, on a Cumberland Police charge he allegedly murdered his wife, Tracey Pytka, 38, after an apparent domestic incident at the Titus Street residence.
John A. Lombardo
NORTH SMITHFIELD John A. Lombardo, 63, of Elizabeth Ave., No. Smithfield died Dec. 19, 2010 at Landmark Medical Center.
Born Nov. 14, 1947 in Woonsocket, a son of Dorothy (LeBeau) Lombardo of No. Smithfield and the late Angelo Lombardo.
John worked for the former Miller Electric in Woonsocket for 15 years. He also worked as a bus driver for many local companies and also for the RIDE bus company.
John was a dedicated animal lover and donated on a weekly basis to the North Smithfield Animal Shelter.
Helen M. Dixon
WOONSOCKET- Helen M. (LaRue) Dixon, 89, of Pond St., died Friday, December 17, 2010 in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Joseph C. Dixon.
Born in Everett, MA, she was the daughter of the late Pierre and Margaret (Hansen) LaRue.
BURRILLVILLE- Courtemanche, Emile A. died Monday in hospice care at the St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lucille (Blanchard) Courtemanche of Pascoag.
Mr. Courtemanche was father of the late Diane C. Lang and leaves a son-in-law, Gregory J. Lang of Cranston.
Born in North Attleboro, MA to the late Edmond and Yvonne (Beauchene) Courtemanche, he is also survived by his sister Jeannette Howard of Whitinsville, MA. He was predeceased by his brothers Arthur, Maurice, and Hector, and by his sister Madeleine Beauregard.