Archive - 2013
Lillian A. Pennington
NO. SMITHFIELD- Lillian A. (Allen) Pennington, 93, a resident of the Villa of No. Smithfield and formerly of Harrisville, RI, passed away on Tuesday at Landmark Medical Ctr. She was the loving wife of the late Arthur E. Pennigton.
Born Dec. 5, 1919, in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late John B. & Maude (Trudeau) Allen.
CUMBERLAND- Yvette (Audette) Arnold, 84, of Cumberland passed away on Monday in Oakland Grove Healtcare Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles G. Arnold.
Born in Central Falls, RI, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Eva (Denault) Audette. She resided in Cumberland for over 50 years.
Mrs. Arnold worked as a bank teller in her twenties. Later, with her husband Charles, owned and operated The Friendly Tap, Cumberland for over 30 years. Yvette was well known for her soup and great sandwiches.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Landmark Medical Centerâ€™s proposed acquisition by Prime Healthcare Services of California will come before Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein this afternoon for a possible ruling on a closing date for the transaction.
Landmark spokesman William Fischer said on Tuesday that Jonathan Savage, the state-appointed special master supervising Landmarkâ€™s fiscal operations, had earlier filed a petition recommending the acquisition by Prime and seeking a closing date for the transaction.
WOONSOCKET â€“ It was Bryan Ethierâ€™s mission to take an unprecedented look at a unique and legacy-driven local sports story. Just about everyone, he came to realize, knows something about the major figures and symbolic moments that fall under the umbrella of â€śMount Pride.â€ť
The first snow of the season to stick, even though lightly, was a reminder on Tuesday that area public works departments will soon be spending money on keeping roads safe through another winter season.
Cumberland Mayor Dan McKee said public works employees in his community knew a light snowfall might arrive with the quick change to cold weather following the weekend but did not have to go out sanding just yet.
â€śBut it is a wakeup call,â€ť McKee said while noting the early snow squalls did call attention to work already being completed to ready the townâ€™s fleet of 17-18 plows and sanders.
David C. Hebert
BURRILLVILLE- Hebert, David C., 49, of Mapleville, passed away November 10, 2013 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
He was the loving husband of twenty years to Kimberly (Lapierre) Hebert.
He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Theodore Sr. & Juliette Terry (Desjarlais) Hebert.
WOONSOCKET- Brian "Fish" Frechette, Born January, 16, 1968, 45 years old. Passed November 1st, 2013 at Landmark Hospital after a long illness.
He leaves his mother Claudette, father Donald & brother David Frechette.
Burial will be private.
WOONSOCKET- Jacqueline J. (Rainville) Archambault, 84, died November 8, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Albert E. Archambault.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Frieda (Haueisen) Rainville.
She lived in Woonsocket for most of her life after spending twenty-eight years living in Wrentham, MA and Tuscon, AZ.
Lloyd E. Rhodes
BELLINGHAM- Lloyd E. Rhodes, 85, a lifetime resident of Bellingham, MA, died November 9, 2013. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Dufresne) Rhodes and the son of the late George and Dorothy (Bartlett) Rhodes.
He is predeceased by his brother Burton Rhodes, his sister Beulah Milliard, and his grandson Matthew Rhodes.
Robert V. Ryan
WOONSOCKET- Robert V Ryan, 68, of Welles St, Woonsocket, RI, passed away peacefully on October 26th, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital.
He was born in Woonsocket, RI and son to Gabrielle Ryan and his late father Robert V. Ryan. He was the loving 30 year companion to Liliane M. Durand.
He was a 1964 graduate of Woonsocket High School where he played hockey, football and baseball. He was a caring man who was very proud of his Irish heritage. He worked in the restaurant business for most of his professional career was owner of an Irish pub "Ryans Place" in N. Smithfield, RI.