Archive - 2013
Eva L. Branchaud
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Eva L. (Lavimodiere) Branchaud, 58, of North Smithfield, died Monday Mar. 11, 2013 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Normand L. Branchaud.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of Irvin Lavimodiere and the late Florence (Martinelli) Lavimodiere.
Robert L. Lemoine
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Robert L. Lemoine, 83, of School St., and formerly of Cumberland and Venice, FL died February 28, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of T. Pauline (Dulac) Lemoine whom he married July 7, 1951.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Albert and Aurore (Dussault) Lemoine.
Armand J. Felice
BLACKSTONE- Armand J. Felice, 64, of Blackstone, MA passed away on Saturday, Mach 9, 2013 with his loving family and Pastor by his side at Landmark Medical Center.
He was the beloved husband for 42 years of Helene L. (Tancrell) Felice and the loving father of Erica L. Bissonnette and her husband, Jason, Chris M. Felice, Angela M. Zuidema, Matthew J. Felice and Jackie Ross, all of Blackstone, MA, his six cherished grandchildren and extended family Jonathan and Rachel Cooper of Bellingham.
Doris A. Childress
LEXINGTON, MO- Doris A. Childress, 73, Lexington, Mo., passed away March 10, 2013.
Visitation will be from 10 - 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 13, at Speaks Buckner Chapel, 300 Adams, Buckner, MO 64016. Graveside services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Buckner Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to Village Hospice, 1016 Main St., Lexington, MO 64067 or the American Lung Association, 6701 W. 64th St., Ste. 110, Cloverleaf Office Park Bldg. No. 6, Overland Park, KS 66202.
CUMBERLAND â€” The Town Council last week approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Daniel J. McKee to enter into a contract agreement with Birchwood Design Group, a Providence-based landscape architecture planning and design firm chosen by the town to replace the natural grass football field at Tucker Field with synthetic turf as part of the Tucker Field Athletic Complex renovation project.
WOONSOCKET â€” Members of the Budget Commission will meet privately with city lawmakers at the Statehouse today to discuss the commissionâ€™s request for enabling legislation to issue a supplemental tax bill.
Chairman William Sequino said the commission wants lawmakers to know the importance of acting quickly to approve a $2.5 million supplemental tax bill, but he is open to suggestions on how the money should be raised.
â€śAs a body I would say yes to both questions,â€ť Sequino said via e-mail. â€śWe are open to suggestions and we would like speedy passage.â€ť
Looking back at the recently completed boysâ€™ basketball playoffs with an emphasis on what the young men and coaches from North Smithfield accomplished â€¦
Heartache and disappointment always seem to boil to the surface whenever extenuating circumstances arise. Yet as he paced around a somber locker room to console a hazed and dazed group of downtrodden teenage boys, North Smithfield head coach T.J. Ciolfi kept thinking about a bonding/healing session to be conducted on a yellow school bus.
CUMBERLAND- Celine (Depault) Metivier, 79, of Manville Hill Road., died Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Trinity Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Oliva H. Metivier.
She is survived by her son, Marc H. Metiver, and his wife Pauline, of Cumberland; four sisters, Lucy Metivier of St. Joseph, Missouri, Marguerite Calise of Burrillville, Suzanne St. Thomas of Cumberland, and Claire Lofgren of Bellingham, Massachusetts; two brothers, Raymond Depault of Albion, and Eugene Depault of North Smithfield; and several nieces and nephews.
Eugene J. LaPlante
March 28, 1914 -
March 7, 2013
BROOKLYN, CT - Eugene J. LaPlante, 98, of Brooklyn, CT, formerly of Woonsocket, RI, husband of the late Gloria J. (Brigham) LaPlante, died Thursday at Villa Maria Nursing Home in Plainfield, CT, where he had resided for the past two years.
He retired in 1980 from the Tupperware Company.
He is survived by his daughters, Dale Anderson of FL and Judith Sauve of Casa Grande, AZ, seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Lorraine G. Bernard
WOONSOCKET- Lorraine G. (Lamarre) Bernard, 66, of Woonsocket, died Monday, March 11, 2013 in her home. She was the wife of Bernard J. Bernard, III, whom she married May 6, 1967.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Roland and Lillian (Chasse) Lamarre.
Lorraine was a dedicated nurse for over 45 years, retiring from Landmark Medical Center in 2011. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church. Lorraine enjoyed golfing in Hilton Head and spending time with her grandchildren.