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Archive - Mar 29, 2011

Mounties move up in class

March 29, 2011

WOONSOCKET — Mount St. Charles Academy moves up to Division I this season after winning the last two Division II state championships.
The Mounties go there knowing full well the challenge that awaits them, head coach Tom Seaver was saying on Monday night while contemplating this question:
“What’s the difference between Division I and II?”
Seaver weighs the query for a moment and then quickly responds.

Battle lines drawn on waste-to-energy plant

March 29, 2011

WOONSOCKET – Though the proposal has been trashed by environmental groups, State Rep. Jon D. Brien says he'll keep pushing to pass his bill to allow a waste-to-energy plant to be built in the city.
The bill would would lift the state's 20-year ban on waste-to-energy projects and allow only one to be built – at an unspecified location in Woonsocket – provided it complies with all applicable legal and health codes and wins the endorsement of the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation.

Georgette I. Rouleau

March 29, 2011

Georgette I. Rouleau

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Georgette I. Rouleau, 70, of Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln, died Thursday at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of Charles A. Rouleau.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late George and Cecile (Froment) Jacobs. She was raised in Woonsocket and resided in Blackstone for over 35 years before moving to Lincoln several years ago.
Mrs. Rouleau worked at Tupperware and Sadwin Curtain. She was later employed in the housekeeping department at St. Antoine Residence for many years until her retirement in 1998.

Gladys I. Martinez

March 29, 2011

Gladys I. Martinez

WOONSOCKET - Martinez, Gladys I. (Medina), passed March 28, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center with her loving family at her side. She was the daughter of the late Carmen Medina (Jimenez).

John S. Moran

March 29, 2011

John S. Moran

WOONSOCKET - John S. Moran (Ionel Mara), 92, of Highland St., died Monday, March 28, 2011 at the Philip Hulitar Center. He was the husband of Marguerite (Aubin) Moran for fifty-five years.
He is also survived by his daughters, Elena Moran and Stephanie Roberts and her husband Michael of Woonsocket, two grandchildren, Jonathan Roberts and his wife Melissa of Greenville and Hillary Roberts and her fiance Tung Ha of Plaistow, NH, two great-grandchildren, Alexander and Samuel Roberts and his brother-in-law, Albert Aubin.

Romeo H. Charron

March 29, 2011

FORT WORTH, TX - Romeo H. Charron, age 85, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Manor Care Nursing Home, Fort Worth, Texas.
He was born in Woonsocket, RI, a son of the late Herve and Alma (Martel) Charron. Romeo was a US Navy veteran and retired from Albertsons.
He leaves two sons, Richard and Donald Charron and a daughter, Jeannine Fleury, two brothers, Gerard and Roger Charron, nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. He was the father of the late Joann Goodrow and brother of the late Roland Charron and Constance Lemay.

Stasia E. Fagan

March 29, 2011

WOONSOCKET - Stasia E. Fagan, 95, of Woonsocket, passed away on Friday March 25th at the Friendly Home.
She was the daughter of late Jan and Karolina (Frodyma) Jarosz and wife of the late William J. Fagan. She is survived by her daughter Karolyn Baril, and sons William of Woonsocket Brian of Birch Bay, WA. and Jack of Elmhurst IL., nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A life-long resident of Woonsocket she was employed at various times during her life at the American Wringer Company, The Woonsocket Brush Company and the Department of Employment Security.

Simonne H. Touchette

March 29, 2011

WOONSOCKKET - Simonne H. (Tanguay) Touchette, 93, died Sunday, March 27, 2011 in Elmhurst Extended Care, Providence. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Touchette.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Raphael and Rose (Ayotte) Tanguay. She had lived nearly fifty years in Woonsocket.
She worked as a salesperson at the former Social Department Store and Lillie Baram's, both in Woonsocket.

Khamvene Tardiff

March 29, 2011

WOONSOCKET --- Khamvene (Khongsouvankham) Tardiff, 47 of Louis St. died Friday, March 25, 2011, in University of Massachusetts Medical Center, with her family by her side.
Born in Vientane, Laos, daughter of Thene Khongsovankham, and Sombath Thammakhod, both of Woonsocket. She is also survived by her Stepmother Bounthom Khongsouvankham.
Khamvene enjoyed, listening to music and dancing.

Eleanor Laffey

March 29, 2011

UXBRIDGE - Eleanor (Podles) Laffey formerly of Uxbridge, Ma. and Woonsocket, R.I. passed of natural causes at the age of 95, on March 24 in Santa Monica, Ca., Born in Uxbridge on Nov. 18, 1915 she was the daughter of Joseph and Stella (Holda) Podles and has lived the last 22 years in CA.

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WOONSOCKET – Another member of the City Council has been named in a complaint sent to the Rhode Island Ethics...
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