Archive - 2013
Edward R. Michaud
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Michaud, Edward R. "Ted", 65, of Slatersville, passed away September 4, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence.
He was the loving husband of 41 years to Simonne R. (Martin) Michaud.
He was born in Pawtucket, son of the late Edward & Eleanor (Berthiaume) Michaud.
Ted worked for RI School for the Deaf as a bus driver and previously was a truck driver for several area companies. He was a resident of Slatersville, previously living in Providence. He enjoyed playing golf, and loved to spend time with his wife.
Rita A. Plante
JOHNSTON- Rita A. Plante 91, of Pocasset Bay Manor in Johnston, formerly of Mapleville, died Thursday at Fatima Hospital. She was the wife of the late Alfred Plante and Oscar H. Beauchamp.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Amos and Emma (Aubin) Chabot.
Rita was a salesperson for Mary Kay Cosmetics for many years and was awarded a pink Cadillac.
She is survived by two grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Rita was predeceased by her son Oscar J. Beauchamp, and brother Armand Chabot.
LINCOLN â€“ Fans flocked to Lincoln High's Ferguson Field on Thursday afternoon/evening to catch a glimpse of what their varsity grid teams may offer this season in the Rhode Island Interscholastic League's four divisions.
Perhaps the most tense tilt for the crowds attending this R.I. Injury Fund quadruple-header came in the form of Shea's 7-0 victory over Woonsocket, that a battle of usual Division II mainstays. The most entertaining contest, however, was the third, a free-for-all between D-I's East Providence and D-II's St. Raphael Academy.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Hot on the heels of last weekâ€™s block party celebrating Woonsocketâ€™s 125th birthday, this Saturdayâ€™s annual French Heritage Festival & SoirĂ©e is all about spreading Francophile cheer and celebrating the cityâ€™s French-Canadian heritage.
And you donâ€™t have to be French-Canadian to enjoy the festivities.
Richard C. Bryson
MILLVILLE- Richard C. Bryson, 67, of Millville, passed away Tues. Sept. 3, 2013 at Beaumont Nursing Home in Northbridge, MA. He was the husband of Gail R. (Romanos) Bryson.
Mr. Bryson was a science teacher at Bartlett Jr. /Sr. High School in Webster for 9 years. He had previously been employed as an Ironworker in RI/MA, and also worked many years at the Blissful Meadows Country Club in Uxbridge.
WOONSOCKET â€” Moses Brown did everything it possibly could to steal the show from its host on Wednesday in the very first regular-season match at Mount St. Charlesâ€™ sparkling new courts across Logee Street.
The Quakers made history by netting the facilityâ€™s first singles victory. Minutes later, they also came away with the first doubles triumph.
And an hour and a half later, they wrapped up their eventful afternoon by busing back to Providence with a 6-1 verdict over the Mounties.
Four men from Woonsocket and three from Pawtucket were among the 26 individuals rounded up in an early-morning statewide sweep Wednesday by Rhode Island State Police and charged with failure to pay child support.
The warrant sweep, conducted in coordination with the United States Marshals Service and Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs, began Wednesday morning and by the end of the day, a total of 30 people were arrested, including 26 individuals due to body attachments issued by the Rhode Island Family Court for failing to appear for court proceedings and failure to pay child support.
Joseph A. Beaudoin
WOONSOCKET- Joseph A. Beaudoin, Fred, 81, of Woonsocket, passed away Monday, September 2, 2013. He was the devoted husband of Lorraine (Bourget) Beaudoin. They were happily married for 57 years.
Born in Albion, he was the son of the late Donat and Evangeline (Baillargeron) Beaudoin.
MANVILLE- Marguerite E. (Kuntz) Connolly, 89, of Sayles Hill Road, died September 3, 2013 in Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of Joseph A. Connolly, Jr.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Annette (Patrie) Duhamel.
Marguerite enjoyed crocheting and was an avid reader. She was the Valedictorian of Woonsocket High School, class of 1942.
CUMBERLAND- Clara (Ames) Schofield, 93, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013. She was the wife of the late Walter Schofield.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Isabelle (Blodgett) Ames.
She is survived by two sons, William and Thomas Schofield; a daughter, Marjorie Moore, five grandchildren and one great granddaughter. A private burial was held in Arnold Mills Cemetery, Cumberland. Arrangements by ONeill Funeral Home, Cumberland.