Archive - Sep 2011
WOONSOCKET â You'll pardon Jerry St. Angelo if he seems so above it all.
After all, he is.
At least when he's working.
Like tree-trimmers and steeplejacks, St. Angelo spends most of his professional life higher above sea-level than the rest of us.
He's a restoration stonemason, a job that combines the talents of Spiderman and the patience of a brain surgeon. A foreman for RD Preservation, St. Angelo is in charge of a crew that's repairing dangerously unstable masonry on the facade of City Hall.
Just don't call him a bricklayer.
Judith G. Smith
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Judith G. (Dubois) Smith, 64, a lifelong North Smithfield resident died Monday, September 26, 2011 in St. Antoine Residence.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late George and Edna (Meunier) Dubois and was the devoted wife of Ralph H. Smith for forty three years.
Judy worked as an Office Manager at High Rocks Condominiums in North Smithfield, retiring earlier this year due to illness.
Clifford J. Gentile
WOONSOCKET- Clifford J. Gentile, 46, of Woonsocket, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at home. He was the loving father of Daniel M. Gentile who resides with his mother Michele Plath in Sarasota, FL.
Born in Framingham, MA on February 5, 1965, he was the son of the late Alfred L. Gentile and Frances A. "Ann" (Martini) Gentile-Cohen and her husband Allan Cohen of Centerville, MA.
WOONSOCKET- Cecile Boulanger, 87, formerly of Flat St. Cumberland and Rhode Island Ave., Woonsocket, died Friday evening at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Normand A. Boulanger.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Genevieve (Rainville) Bernier. She was a resident of Woonsocket for most of her life.
Mrs. Boulanger was employed by the French Worsted Mill and later at CD Barnes Company in North Smithfield before retiring in 1986.
Cecile was a loving wife and mother and devoted grandmother.
Cindy Jean Palmer
NORTH ATTLEBORO- Cindy Jean ( Heon) Palmer, of Forest Street, North Attleboro died Saturday Sept. 24, 2011 at home.
She was the Fiance of Robert Patten, of North Attleboro, and she was the former wife of Glenn C. Palmer Sr. of Texas.
Cindy was born in Attleboro a daughter of Gene R. Heon and the late Dolores (Gaudreau) Pedro.
She was a Certified Nursing Assistant, for over 20 years for the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Attleboro.
Cindy has lived in North Attleboro for over 15 years coming from Attleboro.
LINCOLN â Under the watchful eyes of instructors Deb Reddy and Paula Paluch, a group of perhaps a dozen Northern Elementary School students performed an assortment of body moves on a classroom floor early Monday afternoon.
âOK, we're doing the 'Down Dog,'â Paluch announced to the girls as the tune âTownship Krishna,â sung by Krishna Das, blared from a small CD player. âNow, swing to the 'Warrior 1.'â
A few seconds passed, and Paluch asked the kids to move to the âWarrior 2,â then to the âWindmillâ and âCobraâ before switching back to the âDown Dog.â
WOONSOCKET â The City Council moved to discuss a possible site for a new water treatment plant in closed session Monday evening but not before a local resident voiced opposition to the step.
Lorraine Corey of Huntington Avenue, a fiscal watchdog, questioned why the matter was not aired in public session given the costs involved.
LINCOLN --- Lincoln controlled the clock, but Rogers ruled the scoreboard.
The Vikings only had the ball on offense for approximately 10Âœ of the first 31Âœ minutes of Monday nightâs Division III game at Ferguson Field, but that didnât prevent them from producing 35 points and 228 yards of real estate and cruising to a 41-6 victory.
WOONSOCKET â The offense of Tolman High, spearheaded by high-scoring sophomore Manny Wongen, has been a major contributor to its undefeated record so far.
But you got to give credit to the Tigersâ defense, too.
Just like its previous seven tilts in Division II-North, the âDâ was at the top of its game on Monday afternoon as the Tigers held off upset-minded Woonsocket, 2-1, at Barry Field.
WOONSOCKET - Florence (Houle) Boisvert, 93, of Woonsocket, died Friday, September 23, 2011 in the St. Antoine Residence, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Alphonse Boisvert.
Born in Upton, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Herve and Opalma (Fontaine) Houle. She lived in Woonsocket for most of her life.