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Three qualify for ballot to contest Dist. 49 seat

December 24, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Three of the four candidates who filed papers to run for the vacant House District 49 seat secured a spot on the ballot Tuesday.
Estelle Corriveau, manager of the Board of Canvassers, said Michael A. Morin, Mark L. Chenot and Douglas T. Brown had filed the requisite number of valid voter signatures to run in the Democratic primary, Jan. 21.

Dr. Stuart Gitlow, a former two-time contender for the House District 49 seat, apparently fell one signature short of the 50 required.

W. Pieter Byhouwer

December 24, 2013

W. Pieter Byhouwer

WOONSOCKET- W. Pieter Byhouwer, 82, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, December 22, 2013 in Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Pascoag. He was the husband of Glenda E. (Metcalf) Byhouwer, whom he married May 31, 1987.
Born in Rotterdam, Holland, he was the son of the late Jan T.P. and Evelyn (Oliver) Bijhouwer.

Byron C. Steger

December 24, 2013

Byron C. Steger

GLOCESTER- Steger, Byron C., 84 of Chepachet and Wakefield passed away Monday, December 23, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis (Chase) Steger, to whom we was married for 61 years.
He was born in Dallas, TX, the youngest son of the late Phillip P. and Dorothy (Blount) Steger.

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