Archive - Aug 20, 2013
PAWTUCKET â€” As PawSox manager Gary DiSarcina and pitching coach Rich Sauveur deftly explained, there are certain and significant areas that require Anthony Ranaudoâ€™s attention.
Mind you this particular topic has nothing to do with Ranaudoâ€™s ability to throw a baseball. In the promising righthanderâ€™s case, what DiSarcina and Sauveur are implying is that Ranaudo comprehends the importance of his â€śotherâ€ť duties, such as fielding the position and holding runners.
PROVIDENCE â€” Perhaps thereâ€™s no way getting around it. Coming up with a realignment proposal that soothes the Rhode Island Interscholastic Leagueâ€™s masses is not as simple or straightforward as snapping oneâ€™s fingers.
That said, a few ruffled feathers has not impeded the realignment committee branch of the Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (RIIAAA) from coming up with a solution that on the surface could help foster the kind of harmony that has been elusive whenever this particular topic is mentioned.
Sandra L. Speroni
BELLINGHAM, MA- Sandra L. (Shelley) Speroni, 69, of Bellingham, died Mon. Aug. 19, 2013. She was the wife of Paul L. Speroni.
In addition to her husband Paul of 50 years, she is survived by one son; Rev. Bryan K. Speroni and his wife Pamela of Pascoag, RI; one daughter; Shelley A. and her husband Rev. Richard B. Mosher of Bellingham, 9 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services Saturday August 24, 2013 at 10 AM in the Bellingham Bible Baptist Church, 365 Hartford Ave. Rt. 126, Bellingham, MA.
Aldor R. Chevrette
WOONSOCKET- Aldor R. Chevrette, 87, formerly of Logee St., Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the Woonsocket Health Center with family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 62 years of the late Patricia M. (Schram) Chevrette.
Born in Woonsocket o n August 3, 1926,he was the son of the late Joseph and Flora (Boucher) Chevrette.
Rita H. Roy
WOONSOCKET Rita H. (Lafond) Roy, 93, of Trinity, FL formerly of Woonsocket, died Thursday August 15, 2013 at the Trinity Regional Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Adrien Roy with whom she had been married for seventy years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Moses and Helen (Belanger) Lafond.
Rita was an assembler for the former US Rubber Company for twenty nine years. She also worked at AT Cross for eleven years, before retiring in 1983. She was a member of the All Saints Christian Group at Holy Family Church.
Arnold A. Smith
WOONSOCKET- Arnold A. Smith, 77, of Fall St. died Friday August 16, 2013, at home with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Joyce (Ducharme) Smith.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Harold and Mildred (Mowry) Smith.
Mr. Smith worked in maintenance for Amica Ins. for 15 years and Textron for 10 years, prior to retiring.
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
He was an avid sports enthusiast, and enjoyed watching his favorite teams on television.
WOONSOCKET â€” The first day candidates could declare their intentions to seek local office in the upcoming city election drew enough interest for mayor to suggest a primary may be needed in October.