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December 3rd

Richard L. Cournoyer

December 3, 2013

Richard L. Cournoyer

WOODSTOCK, NH- Richard L. Cournoyer, 67, of Daniel Webster Highway passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon, NH following a period of declining health.
Born on August 13, 1946 in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of Omer & Germaine (Turcotte) Cournoyer.
Richard grew up in Woonsocket and was a graduate of Woonsocket High School.
He was employed as a binder with Bownes of Boston. It was his love for hiking that brought him to the White Mountains of NH and when he retired, he moved to Woodstock, NH.

December 2nd

Northmen seek payback with Division IV Super Bowl berth on the line

December 2, 2013

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Way back on Sept. 28, North Smithfield High traveled to Exeter/West Greenwich's home gridiron and exhibited perhaps its sloppiest game of the season, but still sustained “only” a 17-14 loss.

The two will meet yet again in a R.I. Division IV Tournament semifinal in West Greenwich at 6 p.m., Tuesday, and – to prepare his troops mentally – Pennington is utilizing not just what happened in that contest but also one that occurred three years ago this same weekend.

Baldelli-Hunt to be sworn in as mayor

December 2, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Mayor-elect Lisa Baldelli-Hunt will take office with a huge popular mandate when she is sworn in Tuesday night at the Stadium Theatre.
The niece of former Mayor Charles Baldelli, she will usher in a clean sweep of City Hall’s most influential positions, bringing in a new team.
Ceremonies begin at 7 p.m., with the oath of office delivered by House Speaker Gordon Fox. Her uncle, the former mayor, is to serve as master of ceremonies.

Violet I. Capps

December 2, 2013

Violet I. Capps

WOONSOCKET- Violet I. Capps, 86, of Social St. died November 26, 2013 at The Holiday. She was the wife of the late Samuel R. Capps.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Leon and Irene (Trudeau) Beauregard.
Violet was an assembler for the Uni-Royal Co. for thirty years, she also worked for Univis Eyewear for fifteen years.

Beatrice L. Chubka

December 2, 2013

Beatrice L. Chubka

BLACKSTONE, MA- Beatrice L. (Papineau) Chubka, 71, of Micco, FL, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the Sebastian River Medical Center with her loving family by her side.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on August 19, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Juliette (Isaac) Papineau.

Hilde "Oma" Higglesden

December 2, 2013

Hilde "Oma"
Higglesden

WOONSOCKET- Hilde "Oma" Higglesden, 88, passed away, Saturday, November 30, 2013 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Karl Theo Jehl.
Born on August 28, 1925 in Dorfmark, Germany. Daughter of Alma and Otto Eggers.

Lynn L. Gelinas

December 2, 2013

Lynn L. Gelinas

PORT BYRON, NY- Lynn L. Gelinas, 52, of Port Byron, NY passed away on December 1, 2013.
Born March 16, 1961. She was the daughter of Arthur W. and Marguerite N. Gelinas.
She resided with Mr. & Mrs. Charles Walmarth of New York, she was a formerly of Woonsocket, RI.
She leaves a son Eric and a daughter Angie Connely, five brothers, Wilfred, Roland, John, Arthur Jr., William Gelinas and four sisters Julie Gelinas, Lori Allard, Brenda Poore, Jennifer Harrison and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 5, 2013 in New York.

Marion J. Allen

December 2, 2013

Marion J. Allen

BURRILLVILLE- Marion J. (Tetreault) Allen, 80, of Pascoag, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Bayberry Commons, Pascoag. A lifelong resident of Burrillville, she was the wife of the late Joseph F. Allen. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Eugene P. Tetreault Sr. and Marion L. (Hill) Tetreault.
She worked for Tupperware of Blackstone and as a CNA for the former Lakeview Nursing Home of Harrisville and St. Antoine Residence of North Smithfield. Marion was a long time member of Community Baptist Church, Pascoag.

Col. David M. Falk

December 2, 2013

Col. David M. Falk

ALEXANDRIA, VA- Col. David M. Falk, 92, passed away November 29, 2013 in Alexandria, VA
A graveside service, under the direction of the Chevra Kadisha of Congregation B'Nai Israel and the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket, will be held Friday, December 6, 2013 at 1 PM in B'Nai Israel Cemetery, Mendon Rd., Woonsocket.
www.holtfuneralhome.com

Robert E. Potter

December 2, 2013

Robert E. Potter

JOHNSTON- Robert E. (Bob) Potter, 87, died Saturday, November 30th at Miriam Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of the late Anita J. Ducharme.
Born on October 18, 1926 in Burrillville, a son of the late Ernest E. Potter and Elizabeth (Cole) Potter, he was a resident of Burrillville nearly all of his life and most recently resided in Johnston. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Good Help Church.

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