Archive - Dec 2010
Every race that Charlie Breagy creates appears to turn to gold.
The past few months in Providence, his Monster Mini Dash 5K on Halloween and his Downtown Jingle 5K a couple of weeks ago, drew more than 2,000 participants to the starting line. His annual Ocean State Cross-Country Invitational has 5,000-plus high school and middle-school runners congregating at Goddard Park in mid-October.
WOONSOCKET â€” Woonsocketâ€™s rough start to the 2010-11 season added another painful chapter on Monday night at Savaria Gymnasium.
Smithfield became the latest club to add to Woonsocketâ€™s ever-growing frustration with a 63-41 runaway performance by the Sentinels. Senior Kyle Morvan burned Woonsocket for a game-high 31 points as the Smithfield senior owned the low post. Edwin Jones led the Villa Novans with 11 points while Andreas Brackett and Jesse Charette each netted nine points.
WOONSOCKET â€” More than $1.3 million generated by this summer's CVS/Caremark Charity Classic found its target yesterday as the company handed out checks to dozens of nonprofits in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
CVS/Caremark CEO Tom Ryan, and the co-hosts of the tournament, homegrown golf pros Brad Faxon and Billy Andrade, announced the figure during a ceremony at the pharmacy giant's headquarters.
Robert N. Poirier, Sr.
CUMBERLAND- Robert N. Poirier, Sr., Mendon Rd., passed peacefully with his five sons at his side, on Sunday, December 19, 2010 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of the late Catherine Thatcher (O'Connell) Poirier and the late Helene (Caine) Poirier.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Arthur C. and Mena (Bazinet) Poirier.
He worked as a mechanical inspector for the former Sandvik Industries Lincoln, retiring in 1994. A Korean War Army Veteran, he enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.
CUMBERLAND- RICHARD, Theresa, 83, of Diamond Hill Rd, passed away December 20, 2010.She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Richard.
Born in Cumberland, a daughter of the late Henry and Yvonne (Lemay) Robideau.
She had been employed as a hairdresser for several area salons for many years before retiring. Theresa was a member of the St. Aidan Seniors and the St. John Vianney Pray Group.
Lillian C. Chabot
WOONSOCKET- Lillian C. (Beausoleil) Chabot 88, lifelong resident of Woonsocket, died peacefully Saturday of natural causes. Wife of the late Robert L. Chabot, she is survived by three sons: Guy, of Burke, VA, Marc, of Bel Air, MD, and Peter of Old Greenwich, CT, as well as a sister Jeanne Richer of Woonsocket. She is predeceased by her daughter Diane Gagne and granddaughter Jessica Chabot. She is survived by eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Louis C. Genereux
WOONSOCKET- Louis C. "Blacky" Genereux, 89, of Bernon St, died Saturday at home. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Trudeau) Genereux.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Gaspard and Annette (Lefebve) Genereux.
Blacky worked as a self employed painter for most of his life. He retired twenty four years ago from ACS Industries. An army WWII veteran, he was a member of VFW Post 263 in Woonsocket.
Irene A. DuBois
WOONSOCKET- Irene A. DuBois 85, of 303 Rhodes Ave. died Saturday at RI Hospital. She was the wife of the late Francois W. DuBois.
Born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Alphonse and Aldora (Morais) Riquier, she was a homemaker for most of her life.
Mrs. DuBois was a member of the St. Germain Manor Club and the RI Blind Association.
Lucille A. Dursin
WOONSOCKET- Lucille A. (Desrosiers) Dursin, 92, of Nursery Ave., died peacefully on Saturday, December 18, 2010 in Landmark Medical Center with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of the late Edgar J. Dursin for fifty six years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Alice (Wade) Desrosiers.
A lifelong city resident and homemaker, Mrs. Dursin enjoyed sewing, cooking, gardening and most especially spending time with her family. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Woonsocket.
Antonio F. Gabriel
NORTH ATTLEBORO- Antonio F. Gabriel, 85, of Leo P. Sarrazin Road, North Attleboro; formerly of Woonsocket, Rhode Island; died following a long illness on Sunday, December 19, 2010 at the Maples Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Wrentham where he had been a resident for more than three years. He was the beloved husband of Judite (Moreira) Gabriel with whom he celebrated 58 years of marriage.