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April 2nd

Kevin Whalen

April 2, 2013

Kevin Whalen

CUMBERLAND- Whalen, Kevin, 74, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully, Monday, April 1, 2013. He was the husband of Barbara (Lucas) Whalen. They were happily married for 43 years.
Born in Whitman, MA, he was the son of the late Thomas and Alice (Hayes) Whalen.

WPD arrests Massachusetts man for attempted murder in Fairmount Bridge shooting

April 2, 2013

WOONSOCKET – It was the kind of scream that makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up – quickly followed by a series of gunshots.
Colleen MacKenzie instinctively ran toward the chilling cries and couldn’t believe her eyes. Ikey Wilson, a man in his 20s, lay face down across the pavement on the Fairmount Street Bridge, covered in blood. His girlfriend, pregnant with his child, was pacing frantically about, in the throes of an emotional breakdown.

Feathers ruffled as Council upholds ban on chickens

April 2, 2013

jnadeau@woonsocketcall.com
WOONSOCKET – A proposed ordinance legalizing the keeping of chickens for food purposes on city properties gained plenty of support from the large crowd in Harris Hall Monday night but not enough to convince a majority of the members on the City Council to support it.
The panel voted 5 to 2 against the chicken licensing bid with only Councilman Marc Dubois, the measure’s sponsor, and City Council President John F. Ward casting votes of support.

Mass. man charged in city shooting

April 2, 2013

rolivo@woonsocketcall.com
WOONSOCKET – It was the kind of scream that makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up – quickly followed by a series of gunshots.
Colleen MacKenzie instinctively ran toward the chilling cries and couldn’t believe her eyes. Ikey Wilson, a man with whom she is familiar, lay face down across the pavement on the Fairmount Street Bridge, covered in blood. His girlfriend, pregnant with his child, was pacing frantically about, in the throes of an emotional breakdown.

April 1st

Lincoln's Veiga to play college baseball at Albany; Burrillville to honor late coach

April 1, 2013

Spend time in the company of Andrew Veiga and you’ll discover why this young man possesses such a keen sense of direction. The course he mapped out is so precise, with every last detail accounted for, that it’s easy to confuse him for a cartographer rather than a high school student-athlete whose forte is baseball.

Eugene Wecal

April 1, 2013

Eugene Wecal

WOONSOCKET- Eugene Wecal, 84, of Woonsocket, died Saturday, March 30, 2013 in his home. He was the husband of Gertrude H. (MacDonald) Wecal, whom he married December 20, 1952.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Rose (Bukata) Wecal.

Yvonne T. Gleason

April 1, 2013

Yvonne T. Gleason

BURRILLVILLE- Gleason, Yvonne T. (Guertin), 78, passed away suddenly, Saturday March 30, 2013 at home. She was the beloved wife of Robert M. Gleason.
Mrs. Gleason was born in Burrillville, a daughter of the late Henry and Cora (Allaire) Guertin.
She was a spinner at the Stillwater Worsted Mills for many years and lived in Burrillville before moving to Glocester 52 years ago.

Robert Couepel

April 1, 2013

Robert Couepel

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Robert "Robbie" Couepel 48, resident of Forestdale, passed away March 28, 2013 at the Landmark Medical Center.
He was the loving husband to Dawn (Limoges) Couepel.
He was born in Woonsocket RI a son of the late George & Eleanor (Wigglesworth) Couepel.
Robbie was a cook for the Lindy's Tavern in Forestdale; previously he cooked for Paul's Family Restaurant in Woonsocket for many years. Before moving to Forestdale Robbie was a lifelong Woonsocket resident. He enjoyed playing cards and gambling.

Henry R. Reiner

April 1, 2013

Henry R. Reiner

BURRILLVILLE- Henry R. Reiner, 83, died at home Friday March 29, 2013, Bradford Court, Pascoag.
Born in Staten Island, NY, he was the son of the late Henry C. and Julia M. (Randolph) Reiner.
Mr. Reiner worked for many years as a Foreman in the Manufacturing Industry. He was a Marine Corps veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He was a member of the VFW post 1023, Pascoag, and a member of the Mason's, Chepachet and former Master.

Elvina Delorme

April 1, 2013

Elvina Delorme

WOONSOCKET- Elvina (Mandeville) Delorme, 89, of Summit St. passed away Friday in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of the late Marcel Delorme.
Born in Masonville, P.Q., Canada she was the daughter of the late Hormidas and Edourdina (Lambert) Mandeville. She was a lifelong Woonsocket resident.
She was employed by the former Amprex Co., Woonsocket for 10 years until her retirement in 1986. She was a communicant of Holy Family Church, Woonsocket.

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