Archive - Oct 2012
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Edith Harrison 97, resident of North Smithfield, passed away October 5, 2012 at the Friendly Home in Woonsocket.
She was born in Glendale, a daughter of the late John & Selma (Simoneau) Harrison.
Edith worked many years in the textile industry as a worsted mender, retiring from the former Worcester Textile Co. after more than 20 years; she fully retired at the age of 91 from the Senior Services after 20 years.
MURPHY, NC- Albert Himsey, age 87, of Murphy, NC went home to be with the Lord Friday, October 5, 2012.
He was a native of Pawtucket, Rhode Island and the son of the late George and Margaret Himsey.
Albert was a retired machinist and Preacher, and a member of the Murphy Free Methodist Church. He was a hero of his faith in the Lord, a dedicated family man and a US Marine World War II Veteran. He will be remembered as a man of honor, great dignity, integrity and a gentlemen.
BLACKSTONE â Ryan LaTour has been one busy guy since stepping off the graduation stage at Blackstone-Millville Regional High School in 2003.
Aline S. Riendeau
WOONSOCKET- Aline S. (Baro) Riendeau, 94, of Woonsocket, died Saturday, October 6, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Leo Riendeau.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Clement and Eudora (Gaboury) Baro.
Aline was a resident of Trinity Health and Rehab in Woonsocket for 5 years. Her favorite pastime was playing Bingo and spending time with her friends. She was a communicant of St. Agatha's Church and a member of its Senior Citizen's Group.
Edward C. George
BURRILLVILLE- Edward C. George, 85, of Sayles Ave. Pascoag, died Sunday Oct. 7, 2012 in Home & Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Jeannette F. (Gabrielson) George and Katherine (Pytel) George.
Born in Slatersville he was the son of the late Prudentia and Mary (Silva) George.
Nicholas B. Messier
THOUSAND OAKS, CA- Nicholas B. Messier, 64, of Thousand Oaks, California, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2012.
He is survived by his wife Jayne Sprague Messier.
Born June 26, 1948 in Hartford CT, he was the son of Bernard and Jeanne Messier, formerly of North Smithfield RI.
Messier attended Williston Academy in Easthampton, MA and Loyola College in Montreal. He was a long time craftsman of fine furniture and custom cabinetry.
He and wife Jayne enjoyed many summers at their family home on the shores of Sand Point Lake in Minnesota.
BURRILLVILLE- Mathias Match Marcoux 94, resident of Oakland, died October 6, 2012 at Bayberry Commons in Pascoag.
He was the husband of the late Mary (Lockwood) Marcoux.
Match was born in Mapleville, a son of the late Auguste & Oringa (Vanasse) Marcoux.
Rene A. Lorange
WOONSOCKET- Rene A. Lorange, 82, of Woonsocket, died Wednesday, October 3, 2012 in St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. He was the husband of Claire B. (Daignault) Lorange, whom he married November 26, 1953.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Stanislas and Philia (Lemay) Lorange.
CUMBERLAND â The dual meet portion of the cross-country season is safely in the books. The early-in-the-week gatherings involving schools squaring off against their regional rivals has given way to a postseason gamut that is far more demanding and extensive due to the field expanding.
To Trevor Crawley, shifting from the sportâs unofficial âwarm-up actâ to a series of defined gatherings of harriers is not akin to a mystery wrapped in an enigma. To date, everything the Cumberland High senior has done on the trails has been geared toward what lies ahead, albeit with a slight twist.
PROVIDENCE â On this night, Andre Soukhamthath was not going to be denied.
Not in his return to Providence, where he has plenty of friends and family members and spent the first half of his life before moving to Woonsocket. And certainly not in his very first fight in the bright spotlight of the Dunkinâ Donuts Center.