Archive - May 8, 2013
A little of this, a little of that â€¦
There are some sports writers and columnists who believe that one of the jobâ€™s requisites is to put themselves in the shoes of a professional athlete. Itâ€™s as if the power of the pen and computer grants these gatekeepers of the locker room the ability to read millionaireâ€™s minds or to step inside their bodies.
And thatâ€™s when the real trouble ensues.
LINCOLN â€” A lunch of Del's Lemonade, chowder and clamcakes, hot wieners and Autocrat coffee milk already had guests smiling, and when Viola Davis took to the stage, it was a celebration of yet another classic product of Rhode Island.
The award-winning actress was in her home state on Wednesday to attend the 28th annual Rhode Island Tourism Unity Luncheon at the Twin River Event Center. Davis spoke at the event, and received the Rhode Island â€śMaking a Differenceâ€ť Award for her contribution to art and culture tourism in the state.
WEST HARWICH- Laurel (Susel) Provost, age 68, passed away at Brigham and Women's Hospital on May 6, 2013 following a courageous battle with heart disease.
Laurel was born in Woonsocket, RI as the second child of Anne (Skrzat) and Charles Susel. She is predeceased by her brother David Susel of Woonsocket, RI.
Laurel graduated from St. Claire High School in 1963 and married Michael Provost in 1965. The couple lived in Endicott, NY for a brief period then resided in North Smithfield, RI until 2004.
Donna M. Hudon
UXBRIDGE- Donna M. (Jaszczur) Hudon, 65, of 511 Blackstone St. died Mon. May 6 at home after a long illness.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years Ronald R. Hudon; a son Michael D. and his wife Christina Hudon of Uxbridge; a daughter Tammi Hudon and her fianc Kevin of Holly Springs, N. Carolina; her mother Klementyna Jaszczur of Uxbridge with whom Donna lived; 2 granddaughters Abigayle and Maya; and several nephews and nieces.
Loretta M. Leduc
BURRILLVILLE- Loretta M. Leduc 97, resident of Pascoag, died May 6, 2013 at Pine Grove Health Center in Pascoag.
She was the wife of sixty eight years to the late J. Elphege Leduc.
She was born in Dayville CT, a daughter of the late Ernest & Maria (DePelteau) Tetreault.
She worked for Polytop in No. Smithfield retiring in 1978, previously she worked in area textiles for many years. She was a member of the Burrillville Senior Citizens, Ashton Court Club. She lived most of her life in Burrillville.