Archive - Jul 30, 2012
WOONSOCKET â€” Nobody would ever think about splitting up Peter, Paul and Mary or firing one of the Three Stooges.
But it looks like the end of an era for one of the most famous trios in the city and â€” you guessed it â€” money is whatâ€™s pulling them apart.
Weâ€™re talking sidewalk performers here â€” those blue, green and burgundy garbage carts homeowners have been dutifully putting out for Waste Managementâ€™s trucks every week for some five years now.
WOONSOCKET â€” Boston-based Steward Health Care System now has until Aug. 31 to close on the sale of financially-troubled Landmark Medical Center and Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island.
In a statement released late Monday, Amy Kempe, spokeswoman for State Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, said Steward Health Care's request to waive Kilmartin's condition that the closing on the sale take place 60 days from the date of his May 25 decision to approve the sale was â€śdenied.â€ť
Read more in our print edition.
WOONSOCKET- Jacqueline A. (Caouette) Chamberland, 55, of Transit St., Woonsocket, died July 25, 2012 at home. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Cecile R. (Trudell) Godin and her husband Roger of Cumberland and the late Maurice A. Caouette.
James J. Lavallee
BURRILLVILLE- James J. Lavallee, 62, died Friday July 27, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Resident of Mowry St. Harrisville, he was born in Providence, son of Joyce H. (Riley) Lavallee of Harrisville and the late Normand Lavallee.
He worked as a Bar tender for the former Pascoag Cafe and also worked in Construction for many years. A graduate from Burrillville High School he played hockey, baseball and football. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in Vietnam.
Besides his mother James is survived by a brother Dennis Lavallee of Harrisville.
WOONSOCKET- Ralph Begin, 70, of Manville Rd. died Wednesday June 18, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Rodolpha and Jeanne (Leroux) Begin.
Mr. Begin served the Library Board of Trustees, the Zoning Board and the Board of Tenant Affairs, all in Woonsocket.
Funeral Services and burial will be private.
WOONSOCKET- Omer LaRose 82, of Estes St. died Sunday, July 22, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Patricia (Dilloyen) LaRose.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Henry and Elodia (Lagace) LaRose.
Mr. LaRose was a United States Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.
He worked as a custodian for the Woonsocket School System for fifteen years prior to retiring.
He was a member of the Italian Workingmen's Club.
Besides his wife Patricia, he is survived by several nieces and nephews.
WOONSOCKET- Jeannette N. (LaSalle) Tellier Lanowy, 69, of Woonsocket, died July 25, 2012 in Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late William Lanowy and the late Robert W. Tellier. Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late William and Blanche (Guerard) LaSalle.
Jeannette was a communicant of St. Agatha's Church. A lifelong resident of Woonsocket, she worked for many years at local factories, including The Woonsocket Rubber Company, Bonin Spinning, and ACS Industries.