Archive - 2013
Lucien J. Dagesse
HARRISVILLE - Lucien J. Dagesse, 75, of Collins Taft Rd., passed away Saturday in the R.I. Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Muriel A. (Lafond) Dagesse.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Leonard and Delvica (Breault) Dagesse. He resided in Harrisville for the past 9 years previously living in Woonsocket.
He was the owner of the former Hamlet Diner, for over twenty years until his retirement in 2005.
Linda A. Fontaine
BURRILLVILLE - Fontaine, Linda A. "Mem" 65, of Glendale, RI passed away Sunday, October 20, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was the loving wife of 48 years to Ed Fontaine.
She was born in Ludlow, MA, a daughter of the late Paul & Arietta (Perrault) Kobani.
Linda worked for the Chemart Co. in Lincoln as a production manager for twenty years. She was a Burrillville resident for the last thirty four years. She loved her New York Yankees, but most of all, she was a great wife, mother, and Mem.
Donald P. Baca
UXBRIDGE - Donald P. Baca, 60, died Friday Oct. 18, 2013 at home.
A lifelong resident of Uxbridge, Donald enjoyed making things grow and operated the Patchwork Farm as well as a landscaping service for many years. He served as sexton at the Village Congregational Church in Whitinsville for eight years and worked previously as a computer technician at Data General in Westborough for more than a decade.
Roy E.M. Reid
CHESHIRE, CT - Roy E.M. Reid, 93 of Cheshire,CT, formerly of Bellingham died Sunday, October 20 at Elim Park Baptist Home in Cheshire. His wife, Audrey, of 69 years predeceased him in 2012.
He was born in Winchester, MA, son of the late Edward M. and Dorothy (Oldrey) Reid. He was educated in Bellingham and Franklin Public schools.
Henry A. Payette, Sr.
WOONSOCKET - Payette, Henry A., Sr., 91 formerly of North Providence, died October 19, 2013 at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center. He was the husband of the late Pauline A. (Berthiaume) Payette and the late Evelyn (Garvey) Payette. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph and Armelle (Gascon) Payette.
Mr. Payette was a plumber working out of Local 28 and Local 51for 55 years before retiring. He was a US Navy veteran of WWII, a former member of the Knights of Columbus, and an avid Boston Red Sox fan.
Mary E. Monsour
WOONSOCKET - Mary E. (Joseph) Monsour, 91, of Monty Ave., died October 17, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Fred J. Monsour. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late George and Annie (Mona) Joseph.
PALM BAY, FLORIDA- Rene Longtin, 80, of Palm Bay, Florida and formerly of Blackstone, MA, passed away at home on October 9, 2013 after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family.
He was the son of William and Rosanna (Cayer) Longtin.
He is survived by his wife Gail (Eastwood) Longtin, two daughters Laurie (Longtin) Martinetty and Joyce Longtin, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren all of Palm Bay, two sisters Dorothy (Longtin) Kross of Cumberland, RI and Faith (Longtin) Gaudet of Woonsocket, RI as well as many nieces and nephews.
Raymond J. Palin Sr.
CUMBERLAND - Raymond J. Palin Sr., 87, of Rosemont Ave., passed away Thursday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Yvette R. (Boucher) Palin.
Born in Pawtucket he was the son of the late Arthur and Florence (Beauchamp) Palin. He resided in Cumberland for the past 66 years.
Mr. Palin was a steamfitter working out of Local 476, Cranston and later in Providence until his retirement in 1987.
LINCOLN â Town Administrator T. Joseph Almond has begun working on projections for the coming fiscal year, and for now at least it appears the town will not be seeing a decline in its Twin River revenues.
In fact, the creation of Twin Riverâs live table gaming venue at the casino has apparently generated some additional interest in the video lottery terminals (electronic games) from which Lincoln receives a share of the revenues, he noted.
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