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July 18th

Leo R. Milette

July 18, 2011

Leo R. Milette

FRAMINGHAM- Leo Robert Milette, 84, died Saturday, July 16, 2011 at his home in Framingham, surrounded by his family after a brief illness.

Betty R. McNaul

July 18, 2011

Betty R. McNaul

WOONSOCKET- Betty R. McNaul of Maguire Rd, No. Providence, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Warren Skilled Nursing & Rehab in Warren, MA.
Born in Woonsocket, where she lived for fifty-eight years, she lived the remainder of her life in No. Providence.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, William and Marion L. (Paul) McNaul, brother William McNaul, brother-in-law Robert Morin and brother-in-law David Gustafson.

Michelina White

July 18, 2011

Michelina White

BURRILLVILLE- Michelina (Montecalvo) White, 89, died Saturday July 16, 2011 at home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Ralph R. White.
Born in Vieste Foggio, Naples, Italy she was the daughter of the late John and Carmela (Annicelle) Montecalvo.
She lived in Pascoag with her family for many years.
Mrs. White came to this country in 1932, she worked at Zambarano Hospital for 27 years, 23 as a nurse's aide and 4 in housekeeping, she was a steward for Local 1134 for 4 years.

Doris C. Raquier

July 18, 2011

Doris C. Raquier

MANVILLE- Doris C. Raquier, 89, of Flat St. Cumberland, formerly of Division St., Manville, died Saturday at The Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Onesime Raquier.
Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Bertha (Provost) Beausoleil. She was a resident of Manville for most of her life until moving to Cumberland in 1986.
Mrs. Raquier was employed at Cadillac Textile in Cumberland for over 22 years before retiring in 1974.

Lucille A. Conrardy

July 18, 2011

Lucille A. Conrardy

CONCORD, NH- Lucille A. (Zugarek) Conrardy, 82, of Concord, NH, died Thursday, July 14, 2011 in Harris Hill Nursing Home, Concord, NH. She was the wife of the late Julien "Nick" Conrardy.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Mary (Piorkowsky) Zugarek.
Mrs. Conrardy worked many years as an office clerk for Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, RI. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

July 17th

Send your veterans photos to The Call

July 17, 2011

The CALL is seeking photos of Blackstone Valley military veterans, whether they served in war zones or not. Please send photos to our email box: veterans@woonsocketcall.com or drop them off in the Veterans mail basket located on the front desk of The CALL's office at 75 Main St., Woonsocket.

Please include the following information with your photos:
Name of soldier:
Hometown:
Service branch: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard.
Years served:
Location of tours:
Highlights:

Welcome home, Justin Bache!

July 17, 2011

WOONSOCKET -- Justin A. Bache, a 2006 graduate of Woonsocket High, returned home from four years of duty for his country in the U.S. Army on July 12. He was greeted by his mother, Pastor Rebecca Lambert, and his father, James Lambert.
Siblings Samantha and James also were on hand to greet Justin, who will continue to serve his country as an active reservist stationed out of Greenwich. He is also planning on further his education at Johnson & Wales University.
Justin served 18 months in Afghanistan as a combat infantryman.

Deputy fire chiefs retire

July 17, 2011

WOONSOCKET — They have worked in city fire stations for over 30 years and Woonsocket Fire Department Deputy Chiefs Thomas F. Williams and Marcel M. Bacon know their careers involved much more than showing up at a job each day.
Doing the job of a firefighter or rescue EMT requires frequent training, good leadership and most of all team work.
It also helps to have a bit of luck or Divine intervention on your side when the tough spots come along.

St. Blaise's gearing up for 50th anniversary celebration

July 17, 2011

BELLINGHAM - The St. Blaise Catholic Church has a lot to celebrate. Fifty years, to be exact.
Fifty years of baptisms and funerals, weddings and ordinations, first communions and confirmations. But most of all, 50 years of coming together week after week to celebrate a faith that has built and bound a community.
Now, parishioners of St. Blaise Church are busy getting ready and making final preparations to mark the occasion of the church's Golden Jubilee in 2012.

Fire at the old RMV building

July 17, 2011

WOONSOCKET – A quick response by city firefighters to an early morning fire Saturday may well have saved a Main Street landmark.
A passerby reported smoke coming from the former Rhode Island Hospital Trust building at 162 Main St. at around 3:16 a.m. and got a full response from city fire stations, Deputy Chief Thomas F. Williams reported Saturday.
The ornately-designed bank building located across the street from the city’s historic Harris Hall municipal offices was once the state Registry of Motor Vehicles headquarters in the city but has been vacant and up for sale for several years.

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