Archive - Dec 22, 2010
WOONSOCKET â€” As Christmas approaches, college students are returning home from their campuses near and far away, reuniting with hometown friends, high school pals and former teammates.
Very few students in a working-class city like Woonsocket proceed in a straight line from high school graduation to earning their college diploma in four or even five years. Some have to work to earn money for college. Others start off at one college, find they made the wrong choice for themselves and return home, choosing to attend CCRI or Rhode Island College as their goals change.
PAWTUCKET â€” As manager of Double-A Portland the past four seasons, Arnie Beyeler was at the forefront of nurturing while simultaneously pushing all of the better known prospects in the Red Soxâ€™ farm chain. Beyelerâ€™s mission was to not just get the likes of Clay Buchholz, Jacoby Ellsbury, Daniel Bard and Ryan Kalish ready for life at Triple-A, but to present them a sample of what life is like as a major leaguer.
Adrian M. Graves
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL- On December 16th, 2010, Adrian M. Graves passed away peacefully at home after a 1 year battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was born August 28th, 1940 in Woonsocket, RI. He was the son of the late Henry Graves and late Madeleine (Monty) Graves both from Woonsocket .
Doris G. San Souci
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Doris G. San Souci 88, formerly of Mendon Rd. died Sunday at St. Antoine Residence.
She was born in Whitinsville, MA a daughter of the late Joseph and Lumina (Lamarque) San Souci. Doris worked for many years as an office clerk for various employers. She was a member of the Coast Guard Spars during WWII.
She is survived by a brother Wilfred San Souci of Whitinsville, a sister Lucienne Murphy of Neptune, NJ and a friend Suzanne Beale of Norwich, CT. She was also the sister of the late M. Jeannette San Souci.
UXBRIDGE- Aram Carey, 78, of Granite Street, died Monday Dec. 20 in the loving care of St. Camillus Health Center following a long battle with cancer.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Leo W. Fleury, Sr., 84, of Providence Pike, North Smithfield, died Sunday at Greenville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, Greenville. He was the husband of Helen (Fontaine) Fleury whom he married October 20, 1945.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Herve and Rena (Bergeron) Fleury.