Archive - Dec 2010
WOONSOCKET- Walter S. Korzeniowski, 91, of East School St., passed away peacefully on Dec. 14, 2010 at Landmark Medical Ctr. He was the loving husband of the late Stella (Dtugokinski) Korzeniowski.
Born March 26, 1919 in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Steve and Lena (Gruczka) Korzeniowski. He also resided in Uxbridge, MA. For many years before coming back to Woonsocket.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Dolores (Scalzo) Snyzyk, age 79, of North Smithfield, RI passed away peacefully on Tuesday Dec. 14th at the Oakland Grove Health Center in Woonsocket, RI with her family by her side.
She was born Sept. 25th 1931 in Providence, RI.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Walter Snyzyk. She was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Emily Scalzo.
She is survived by her son Kenneth Snyzyk and his wife Elaine of North Smithfield, RI, Grandson Justin Snyzyk and his wife Jillian, and her great granddaughter, Rachael of Pascoag, RI.
Florence F. George
WOONSOCKET- Florence F. (Sedlar) George, 87, of Lambert St.. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday at the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center, She was the loving wife to the late Norman A, George.
Born Oct. 26, 1923 in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late Steven & Mary (Mostecki) Sedlar.
Florence was a Telephone Operator for the New England Telephone Co. for Fifteen years retiring in 1980. She was a member of the New England Telephone Pioneers.
WOONSOCKET â€” Three starters graduated from last yearâ€™s team that compiled 14 league victories and one of its key returning starters was out with an injury.
Still, that didnâ€™t stop Mount St. Charles Academy from snaring a victory in its Division II-North opener.
Senior Alyssa Rossi netted a double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds as Mount overcame a 10-point deficit at halftime and defeated Moses Brown, 42-37, on Tuesday night.
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.
LINCOLN â€“ It was all Lincoln High all the time on Monday night at the Lionsâ€™ Den.
Lincoln seized control midway through the first half and never looked back in an eventual 56-41 triumph over Shea in the Division II opener for both schools. The Lions closed the opening half on a game-turning 20-4 run that saw Kent Crooksâ€™ team go from down 12-7 to up 27-16 at recess.