Archive - 2013
Marie Rosa Goulet
WOONSOCKET- Marie Rosa (Duquette) Goulet, 84, of St. Joseph St. died March 26, 2013, in Trinity Health Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Duquette.
Born in Northbridge, MA., daughter of the late Henry and Artemise (Perron) Duquette.
She was a Homemaker.
She is survived by three daughters, Linda M. Duquette and Barbara Allison both of Woonsocket, and Christine Nobriga of West Warwick, R.I. One brother, Donald Duquette of Woonsocket and Anita Lavoie of Woonsocket, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
David W. Harmon
WOONSOCKET- David W. Harmon, 82, of Cumberland St. died Friday, March 29, 2012, in Landmark Medical Center with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Katie (Abney) Harmon.
Born in Newbury South Carolina, son of the late Thomas and Vennie (Ray) Harmon.
Mr. Harmon worked as a machine operator, for Whitins Machine. for several years.
He was a member of St. James Baptist Church and a served in the Men's Choir.
BELLINGHAM- Marcel Dulac 84, of Pleasant St. died Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Lucienne (Varieur) Dulac.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Adelard and Laura (Brule) Dulac.
Mr. Dulac was a milkman for City Dairy for twenty seven years, and later worked for Garelick Farms for ten years before retiring in 1983.
PROVIDENCE â€“ Woonsocket Rep. Lisa Baldelli-Hunt says lawmakers who insist on reducing the annualized percentage rate for payday loans down from the current 260 percent to 36 percent immediately are â€śdetrimental to the causeâ€ť of reforming an industry she sees as equivalent to â€śloan sharking.â€ť
Baldelli-Hunt has once again filed legislation that would cut the interest rate down to 130 percent, or a two-week rate of $5 for every $100 borrowed.
WOONSOCKET â€“ It was deja vu all over again for Miguel Pichardo as the cyclical wave of first-of-the-month SNAP shoppers washed over his tiny ethnic market on Arnold Street.
The April 1 sell-a-thon was the first since the Washington Post, a month ago, used International Market as the springboard for a disturbingly blunt expose of the critical role the SNAP program plays in propping up the cityâ€™s ailing economy.
CUMBERLAND â€“ Police Tuesday identified the elderly couple involved in a murder-suicide in Cumberland on Easter Sunday as Roland R. and Maria R. Bouvier, both of whom had severe health problems in recent years, according to family members.
Roland Bouvier, 73, was suffering with pain from a recent back surgery, while his 70-year-old wife was suffering from early stages of Alzheimer's disease, family members told police.
PAWTUCKET â€“ After ending a 28-year Governorsâ€™ Cup drought last season, the Pawtucket Red Sox will defend their title while holding true to the organizationâ€™s No. 1 creed â€” put players in a position where if an opportunity arises in Boston, theyâ€™re ready to answer the call.
PAWTUCKET --- After hitting bullets last September to help spark the Pawtucket Red Soxâ€™s magical run to the Governorsâ€™ Cup championship, Bryce Brentz nearly had a bullet end his 2013 season long before it began.
What started out as a routine cleaning of a handgun three months ago in his Knoxville, Tenn. home nearly resulted in tragedy for the power-hitting right fielder, who was tabbed as the No. 8 ranked prospect in the Boston Red Sox organization by Baseball America.
PROVIDENCE â€“ In his travels around the state following the 2012-13 season, whenever Ed Cooley has crossed paths Providence College basketball fans, they have met him with big smiles and thanks for providing hope for the future.
As far away as it may seem, PCâ€™s fan base canâ€™t wait for the 2013-14 season to tip off. They see the cast that is scheduled to return for the Friars â€“ fingers crossed on that front â€“along with two transfers and two incoming freshmen, and hope the mix contains the necessary ingredients to end what is a near-decade NCAA Tournament drought.
Dorothy I. Ross
HOLLY HILL, FL- Dorothy I "Pat" Ross 75, of Walker St., Holly Hill, FL died Saturday. She was the wife of the late Robert P. Ross Sr., with whom she celebrated fifty four years of marriage.
Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of the late Caudio and Loretta (Lambert) DiBasco.