Archive - Sep 19, 2012
CUMBERLAND â€” Looks like this new Division II thing is suiting Cumberland just fine.
After years of struggling in the Division I ranks and winning no more than five games in each of the last eight seasons, the Clippers are thriving in the stateâ€™s second division and off to their best start in recent memory.
Roger L. Gingras
STUART, FL- Roger L. Gingras, 66, of Stuart FL, formerly of Cumberland, died Monday September 3, 2012 in Florida. He was the loving husband of Nancy (Baker) Gingras whom he married in 1982.
Born in Cumberland, he was a son of the late Marcel and Anais (Guilbault) Gingras. He was raised and educated in Cumberland. He relocated to Florida in 1980.
Roger was known to family and friends for his love of fishing and boating, leading him to earn his captain's license.
LINCOLN â€“ A woman who allegedly robbed the Navigant Credit Union on Front Street Wednesday afternoon was arrested about a half hour later in Cumberland.
Chief Brian Sullivan said the suspect, a woman in her 20s, walked into the credit union about 2:45 p.m. and demanded money from a teller.
The woman made off with an undetermined amount of cash and was seen fleeing the bank in a motor vehicle, heading toward Cumberland, said Sullivan.
â€śWe believe we have someone in custody,â€ť Sullivan said late yesterday. â€śWe are working to identify that person right now.â€ť
Helen G. Leclaire
BURRILLVILLE- Helen G. (Burnett) Leclaire, 88, of Harrisville, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Ralph E. Leclaire.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Charles Burnett and Marion (Hill) Burnett-Tetreault.
Helen worked with the children at Pine Harbor, then as a nursing assistant at Zambarano Hospital and later at Overlook Nursing Home, all of Pascoag. She enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles and caring for her dog Buddy.
Clement Henry Levitre
BLACKSTONE- Clement Henry Levitre, 92, of Blackstone, MA passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at his home. He was the Husband of Lucienne (Crochiere) Levitre.
He was born in Quincy, MA son of the late Henry G. and Rhea (Gauthier) Levitre.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€“ Police say the victim of a fatal pedestrian crash on Route 146 Tuesday night was a 29-year-old Woonsocket woman.
Jessica M. Gill was struck by a minivan as she crossed the southbound lanes in the vicinity of Iron Mine Hill Road about 10:17 p.m., said Capt. Glenn G. Lamoureux.
She was pronounced dead at the scene by the state medical examiner.
Conrad H. Dansereau
WOONSOCKET- Conrad H. Dansereau, 74 of Mendon Road, died Monday, September 17, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Shirley (Berube) Dansereau.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, Son of the late Conrad H. Dansereau, Sr. and Edna (Kozacka) Dansereau. Conrad worked as a Supervisor at Avery-Dennison for 35 years before retiring.
Chad F. Croteau
WOONSOCKET- Chad F. Croteau, 33, of Woonsocket, RI passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at home. He was the beloved son of Leo G. Croteau and his wife, Maria Sciabarrasi-Croteau of Wakefield, RI and his mother Carolyn E. (Cutting) Croteau and her partner, James Jarret of Woonsocket, RI.
NO. SMITHFIELD- Lorraine J. (Dionne) Sutherland 74, entered into eternal life Monday, September 17th, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Roger M. Sutherland. They celebrated their fifty-sixth wedding anniversary on June sixth of this year.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Gerard and Alida (Marquis) Dionne.
WOONSOCKET- Jacqueline Macamaux 81, of Front St. died Saturday at The Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Robert M. Macamaux.
Born in Lincoln, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Noelia (Plante) Noel. Jacqueline was a stitcher for Macamaux Upholstering for many years.
She is survived by her son Robert G. Macamaux of Warwick, a brother Julien Noel of Woonsocket, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A private burial was held in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Fournier & Fournier Inc.