Archive - Aug 2012
PROVIDENCE â Monday saw the R.I. Interscholastic League Principalsâ Committee on Athletics officially welcome St. Patrickâs School of Providence into the fold for boysâ and girlsâ basketball, along with boysâ volleyball.
Theresa M. Hebert
NASONVILLE- Theresa M. Hebert 88, of Ironmine Rd., Nasonville, died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of Conrad A. Hebert.
Born in Blackstone, she was a daughter of the late Delphis and Angelina (Lebrun) Ferron.
Theresa was a credit manager for the former Woonsocket Hospital for twenty five years before retiring. After her retirement, she and her husband lived in Florida for eight years before moving back to RI.
Dennis R. Taillon
BURRILLVILLE- Dennis R. Taillon, 58, died suddenly, Sunday, August 19, 2012 in Bridgewater, VT. He was the husband of Sandra L. (Flinton) Taillon, whom he was married to for 28 years.
They lived in Pascoag for many years and also spent time at their property in Bridgewater, VT.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Lionel and Dorothy (Daggett) Taillon.
Dennis worked as a Welder for Electric Boat in Quonset for more than 27 years. He was an active member of Pascoag Fire Department, Hose Company #2 since 1990.
BELLINGHAM- Juliette T. (Plouffe) Pinsonneault, 90, of Bellingham, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at the Timothy Daniels House in Holliston, MA with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene R. Pinsonneault.
Dorothy C. Marshall
BURRILLVILLE- Dorothy C. Marshall 96 resident of Pascoag, died August 21, 2012 at Kent County Memorial Hospital in Warwick.
She was the wife to the late Joseph Marshall Sr.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Henry & Lena (Hebert) Mercure.
BOSTON â Thereâs bringing a player up to speed after heâs been out for a lengthy stretch due to injury. Then thereâs the term that Angels manager Mike Scioscia used in describing the heightened state of urgency Chris Iannetta finds himself in after missing 2 1/2 months with a broken bone in his right hand.
âYou can study and simulate stuff all you want, but when you get behind the plate, youâre like that jockey on a saddle,â Scioscia explained prior to Tuesdayâs Red Sox-Angels game at Fenway Park. âThatâs the feeling you need and thatâs where Chris needs the time in order to come together.â
WOONSOCKET â A city policeman was arrested by his own department on felony assault charges Tuesday for striking a 9-year-old girl, police said.
Officer Patrick Cahill, 23, was taken into custody on a complaint filed by the girlâs mother, said Jamie Paone, a spokeswoman for the Woonsocket Police Department.
She said the girl is closely related to Cahill, but she declined to elaborate, saying the police are trying to protect the privacy of such a young person.
WOONSOCKET â Pastor Gene Giguere says heâs long felt as though the Harvest Community Churchâs efforts to provide seasonal shelter for homeless men were akin to putting a Band-Aid on cancer, but yesterday he could see sunnier prospects for this troubled population.
âUp to now weâve just been alleviating pain,â he said. âThis is a step toward a cure.â
Giguereâs comments came as he joined a whoâs who of political figures, affordable housing developers and advocates for the homeless Tuesday to mark the start of construction on a new homeless shelter, just for men, at 96 Burnside Ave.
Therese M. Brodd
BLACKSTONE, MA - Therese M. (Marcotte) Brodd, 86, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2012 at the Beaumont Nursing Home in Northborough, MA. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold E. Brodd.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on July 11, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Emile and Blanche (Surprenant) Marcotte.
Brenda M. Rossi
WOONSOCKET - Brenda M. (Woodburn) Rossi, 54, died August 13, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Boston, MA, and raised in Hopedale, MA she was the daughter of Douglas and Catherine (O'Brien) Woodburn.
Brenda attended Milford High School graduating in 1975. She previously worked at Wrentham State School and Middle-School East in Milford, MA. Brenda was an artist and enjoyed oil painting.