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Council, school board to mull Halliwell future

August 14, 2012

NORTH SMITHFIELD — The future of the Halliwell Memorial School in Slatersville will be the focus of a special joint meeting of the Town Council and School Committee on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Kendall Dean School auditorium, 83 Green St.

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Tamburro, PawSox share memories of Johnny Pesky

August 14, 2012

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Red Sox Team President Mike Tamburro will never forget the phone call he received from then-Red Sox General Manager Lou Gorman in June 1990.
“How would you like Johnny Pesky to be your new manager?” was the message Gorman relayed to Tamburro. “I said, ‘We would love to have Johnny (pilot the PawSox).’”

Richard A. Eldridge

August 14, 2012

Richard A. Eldridge

WOONSOCKET - Richard A. "Doc" Eldridge, 65, of Sandwich, MA. formerly of Woonsocket, died Sunday at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Henry and Irene (Girard) Eldridge. He was a graduate of Woonsocket High School.
Mr. Eldridge was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Following his naval service he lived in Pittsburgh for several years until returning to Woonsocket.

Denise A. Kellogg

August 14, 2012

Denise A. Kellogg

CRANSTON - Denise Aurore Kellogg (Boucher), 58 of Cranston, RI died on August 11, 2012 after an illness.
Born in Woonsocket, on June 20, 1954 she was the daughter of Raymond and Rita Boucher (Monfett).
She is survived by two daughters, Jamey Palmieri (Cournoyer) of Mansfield, MA and Barbra Cournoyer of Woonsocket, RI, two granddaughters Taylor Cournoyer and Bailey Rose Palmieri, and a son-in-law Ryan Palmieri, one sister Paulette Mercure of Millville MA, and a lifetime friend Frances Peabody of Moosup, CT.

Brian W. Archambault

August 14, 2012

Brian W.
Archambault

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Brian W. Archambault, 46, resident of North Smithfield, passed away unexpectedly on August 3, 2012 at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, he is the son of Pauline (Belrose) Archambault of North Smithfield and the late Aram (Arama) Archambault.

Patricia L. Gurka

August 14, 2012

Patricia L. Gurka

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Patricia L. (Patty) Gurka 47, of North Smithfield, formerly of Johnston, RI, passed away at Umass Medical Center in Worcester, MA, after injuries sustained in a motor vehicle car accident on August 11, 2012.

Evelina Champagne

August 14, 2012

Evelina Champagne

WOONSOCKET - Evelina "Babe" (Peloquin) Champagne 78, of Pond St died Monday in Landmark Medical Center. She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Alfred and Lena (Gill) Peloquin. She was the wife of Albert Champagne of Woonsocket.
Mrs. Champagne was a self employed jewelry maker for the former E&B Jewelry Co. for many years before retiring in 1999.

Leo H. Fleury

August 14, 2012

BELLINGHAM, MA - Leo H. Fleury, 80, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at the Ten Broeck Commons, Lake Katrina, NY with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Anne (Haas) Fleury and the late Jeannette (Trottier) Fleury.
Born in Bellingham on January 23, 1932, he was the son of the late Herve and Aurore (Gaudette). He was the loving father of Superintendent of Bellingham School District, Edward L. "Butch" Fleury and his wife, Pauline of Bellingham, and Rick Fleury of New Bedford, MA.

Alfred L. Berthelette

August 14, 2012

MILLVILLE - Alfred L. "Sarge" Berthelette, 84, Millville, died August 6, 2012 in the Timothy Daniels Home, Holliston. He was the husband of Rina R. (Beauregard) Berthelette, whom he married July 10, 1954. Born in Millville, he was the son of the late Pierre E. and Marie B. (Ethier) Berthelette.
Alfred was a custodian for Blackstone-Millville Regional High School for six years and had previously worked for the Dennison-Framingham Loading Dock for 15 years. Alfred was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War.

Melodie A. LaRose

August 14, 2012

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Melodie A. (Bird) LaRose 59, of Second Ave., died July 31 in the St. Antoine Residence. Ms. LaRose was born in Portland ME, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Leslie (Hersom) Bird. She was a Woonsocket resident most of her life and worked as a picker for CVS for many years.

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