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Woonsocket cagers come up short

January 24, 2011

PAWTUCKET – There were coaches from North Kingstown and Bishop Hendricken sitting in the stands to view Monday’s Division I crossover between Woonsocket and St. Raphael. No doubt they came to see Charles Correa, Cesar Mejia and Trevor Vasey and the rest of SRA’s starting five, but the coaches were probably just as likely to jot down notes pertaining to Jordan Peguero, Ben Pillsbury and Franklin Batista.

Big voice in a little package

January 24, 2011

LINCOLN — Brian McKinnon readily admits it's a strange way to discover a child's talent for vocals, but that's just what happened in the family's bathroom one night back in January 2003.
He decided to give his then-two-year-old daughter, Alexis Clare, a bath one night, and – as always – he turned on the radio to amuse her, maybe keep her mind off soap in her eyes.

Woonsocket's Soukhamthath seeks MMA title

January 24, 2011

Mixed martial arts or boxing?
That has been the million dollar question surrounding Andre Soukhamthath these days. Should the talented amateur pursue a pro career in MMA, where he’s 4-0 with two big title fights on deck, or should he try to make a living in boxing, where he’s 4-2 and last October, captured a championship belt at the Rocky Marciano Tournament?

Joseph Shorr

January 24, 2011

Joseph Shorr

WOODLAND HILLS, CA- Joseph Shorr, Honorary President of Congregation B'nai Israel and Former Circulation Manager of The Woonsocket Call passed away at his home in Woodland Hills, CA Friday. Mr. Shorr, 95, is survived by his wife, Frances, his son, Irwin J. Shorr of Olney, MD, his granddaughter, Dr. Sloane Sevran of Calabasas, CA, his two great grandchildren, Bryce and Hunter, and his daughter, Ellen Sevran of Woodland Hills, with whom he lived, and his brother Sanford Shorr, of Meriden, Ct.

Jennifer A. Charpentier

January 24, 2011

Jennifer A.
Charpentier

PAWTUCKET- Jennifer A. Charpentier, 37, of Anthony Ave., Pawtucket, died Thursday, January 20, 2011 at home.
Born in Woonsocket, she is survived by two sons, Andrew and Kyle and her former spouse, Todd Charpentier, all of North Smithfield.
She was the daughter of Carol A. (Leclair) and Craig Cook and Gerard Lachance and his wife Joyce, all of Woonsocket. She is also survived by her brother, Douglas M. Lachance and his wife Mary of Providence.

Georgina M. Shaw

January 24, 2011

Georgina M. Shaw

BURRILLVILLE- Georgina M. (Esten) Shaw, 92, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011 in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was the wife of the late Marshall L. Shaw.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Harold O. and Mary (Brown) Esten.

Cecile M. Rondeau

January 24, 2011

Cecile M. Rondeau

UXBRIDGE- Cecile M. (Gaudreau) Rondeau, 86, of Uxbridge and formerly of Woonsocket passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at the Pine Grove Health Center, Pascoag with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife for 48 years of Gerard R. Rondeau.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on April 19, 1924 she was the daughter of the late Albert and Valida (Desautels) Gaudreau.

Ronald Anthony Perryman

January 24, 2011

Ronald Anthony
Perryman

WOONSOCKET- Ronald Anthony Perryman (March 12, 1967-January 20, 2011) passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, in his home in Woonsocket, RI. Ron was born and raised in Mass. and graduated from Bourne High School.
Ron was the beloved husband of Amy Perryman (Farrow) and devoted father to Aliviyah Precious and Allajah Precious Perryman.

Russell A. Kafalas

January 24, 2011

Russell A. Kafalas

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Russell A. Kafalas, 70, of No. Smithfield and formerly of Harrisville, died Jan. 16, 2011 at Mt. St, Francis Health Center, after a long struggle with Parkinsons disease. He was the beloved husband of Marjorie (Geer) Kafalas.
Born Jan. 28, 1940 in Woonsocket, a son of Florence (Brunelle) Kafalas of Slatersville and the late Constant Kafalas.
Russell worked as a Union Rep for General Motors for 32 years before retiring in 1992.

Florence L. Knapik

January 24, 2011

Florence L. Knapik

UXBRIDGE- Florence L. (White) Knapik, 89 of Crown and Eagle Apts. passed away Thur. Jan. 20.

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