Archive - Dec 27, 2011
CUMBERLAND â€“ By Gary Reedyâ€™s estimation, eight years have elapsed since Cumberland High last captured the Cumberland-Lincoln Boys & Girls Holiday Tournament.
Needless to say, putting an end to such a drought would brighten the Clippersâ€™ spirits heading into the coming year. Cumberland earned the right to play in the championship game after disposing of Woonsocket, 71-63, Tuesday night in the Wellness Center. Junior Ben Bradley paced Cumberland with 19 points along with eight assists and five rebounds.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Prior to Tuesday nightâ€™s opener against St. Josephâ€™s Collegiate (N.Y.) Institute at its annual Holiday Face-Off Tournament, the last time Mount St. Charles skated against any kind of competition was a league matchup with Moses Brown 11 days ago.
Any signs of rust? Not at all.
The Mounties came out flying from the first period and never let up, rolling to a 5-1 victory over the Marauders at Adelard Arena. Sophomore Tyler Scroggins and senior captain Brian Campbell each scored twice for Mount, which takes on St. Dominic (Maine) Academy in the semifinals tonight at 8.
WARWICK -- Taylor Regoâ€™s goal late in the second overtime period lifted Lincoln to a 3-2 victory over Cumberland in the Toll Gate Holiday Tournament championship game played on Tuesday night at Thayer Arena.
â€śIt took a great shot by Taylor to win this game,â€ť said Lincoln coach Jim Riel. â€śTaylor ended up being named MVP of the tournament.â€ť
Cumberland took a 1-0 lead in the first period on a goal by Michael Kinch. Lincoln took a 2-1 lead after two periods on goals by Nick Zammarelli and Mike Enos but the Clippers stayed strong and tied the game in the third stanza on Andrew Plutaâ€™s goal.
Jennie G. Dupuis
WOONSOCKET- Jennie G. (Gyzrb) Dupuis, 92, of Providence St, died Tuesday, December 27, 2011 in the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph "Nel" N. Dupuis.
Born in Millville, MA she was the daughter of the late Pieter and Agnes (Cox) Gyzrb.
Jennie worked for twenty five years for the former Stamina Mills in Forestdale. She was a Past-president and member of the Emblem Club #27.
Albert C. Ralyea
FRANKLIN- Albert C. Ralyea 84, of Franklin, died Saturday December 24, 2011 at Milford Regional Medical Center following an illness. He was the husband of the late Anita (Guinard) Ralyea for 62 years before her death in 2009.
Born in Boston on February 13, 1927, a son of the late Alan and Grace (Shepherdson) Ralyea, he was a resident of Franklin for over 60 years.
He was raised in Foxboro, and educated in Walpole and for over 33 years worked in the textile industry at Clark-Cutler McDermott Company in Franklin.
Lillian M. Jacques
ALBION- Lillian M. Jacques, formerly of School St., Albion, died Tuesday at The Holiday in Manville. She was the wife of the late Ernest Jacques and the late Armand Lamothe.
Born in Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Yvonne (Blanchette) Henault. She resided in Albion for most of her life.
Mrs. Jacques was employed as a cook by the Lincoln School Department before retiring in 1982.
Lane G. Sirois
ATTLEBORO- Lane G. Sirois, 28 of County Street, passed away Friday at home. He was the beloved son of Gerard B. and Jeanne A. (LeBeau) Sirois of Burrillville.
Born in Attleboro, he has resided in Attleboro for the past 5 years, previously residing in Burrillville.
Jeannette M. Sjoblom
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Jeannette M. (Taillon) Sjoblom, 88, of North Smithfield, died Saturday, December 24, 2011 in Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. Her husband of 64 years, Frederick Sjoblom, predeceased her.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Elphege and Rosena (Frenette) Taillon.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Lavergne, Annette, (Sirois) 86, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Monday, December 26, 2011. She was the wife of the late Armand D. Lavergne.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Mary Jane (St. Pierre) Sirois.
Mrs. Lavergne lived most of her life in Pawtucket before moving to Cumberland in 2002 and then North Smithfield in 2008.
Edward Kevin Harvey
BELLINGHAM- Edward Kevin Harvey, 73, of Bellingham passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family and friends on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. He was the beloved husband of 46 years to Kathleen M. (Shaw) Harvey.