Archive - 2013
WOONSOCKET â€” Head coach Andrew Rao couldnâ€™t and wouldnâ€™t argue the point that his Woonsocket High club, as depleted as it was, exhibited rather solid play in a 2-0 loss to South Kingstown at Barry Field on Wednesday afternoon.
After all, he had to face his Division I opener without the services of junior sweeper Nathan Sengsavang, who received what Rao deemed an unwarranted red card in a recent non-league game against Mount St. Charles, and also senior captain and forward Tyler Pacheco, who suffered a knee injury just two minutes into this affair.
WOONSOCKET- Ronald N. Beauregard, 64, of Woonsocket died Tuesday at Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island in Providence. He was the loving husband of Lynne P. Dias. They were marred on March 26, 2007. Ron was also the former husband of Paulette (LEtoile) Beauregard of Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Victor and Grace (Houle) Beauregard.
Claire L. Lemoine
WOONSOCKET- Claire L. (Morin) Lemoine, 93, of Woonsocket passed away peacefully on Monday, September 2, 2013 at The Holiday, Manville, RI. She was the beloved wife of the late Jacques R. Lemoine.
Born in Woonsocket on April 28, 1920, she was the daughter of the Aime and Adele (Lizotte) Morin.
Frederick O. Klockars
NO. SMITHFIELD- Frederick O. Klockars, 89, of No. Smithfield, died September 5, 2013 in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Inez (Newsome) Klockars whom he married August 9, 1947.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Carl and Althea (Djurken) Klockars.
Patricia Thifault McPeters
BELMONT, N.C. - Patricia (Thifault) McPeters, 68, passed away August 12, 2013. Born in Woonsocket, RI, daughter of the late Harold W. Thifault.
She is survived by her loving husband Gerald Frank McPeters of Belmont, NC, daughter of Myrtle King Thifault Morin of Blackstone, MA, 8 brothers; Kenneth, Alan, Robert, James, Richard, Gerald, Edward and Harold, 2 sisters; Debra and Shelley.
Service was held at the East Belmont Church of God on August 15, 2013.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Carrying on a tradition that they started in 2001, members of the United Veterans Council of Woonsocket and the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a remembrance ceremony today marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America.
BURRILLVILLE â€“ In a town that had its share of serious accidents over the summer, including a July 11 crash that killed two teenagers, two Burrillville High School educators have joined forces with local police to drive home the message to student drivers about the dangers of distracted driving.
On Sept. 26, the high school will be the host school for the â€śNational Save a Life Tour,â€ť a high-impact distracted driving awareness program that travels around the country to educate students about the dangers of districted driving and driving drunk.
LINCOLN â€“ Twin River officials have received state approval to increase the number of table games at the 100 Twin River Road, state-supervised casino, and may be unveiling a new expansion plan even as casino plans move forward in nearby Massachusetts.
Twin River spokeswoman Patti Doyle confirmed on Tuesday that the casino received permission from the state Lottery Commission last Friday to increase the number of live gaming tables from 66 to 80, but noted a specific plan for an expansion has not yet been finalized.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€” Tolman High had just dropped the first game of an important, early-season, Division II-North clash against North Smithfield when head coach Roger Tow huddled his girls for a talk.
It consisted of several statements, the lowlights being the Tigersâ€™ committing too many unforced errors, missing serves, not playing their positions and a failure to communicate.
â€śThey listened; theyâ€™re a very coachable group,â€ť Tow said.
Doris F. Zanella
LINCOLN- Doris F. (Gaulin) Zanella, 91, formerly of Woonsocket, died, Saturday, September 8, 2013, in the Holiday Retirement Home, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Peter C. Zanella.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Albert N. and Marie Ange (Marcotte) Gaulin.
Doris was a Homemaker. She was a member of the St. Louis Chorale for 28 years and St. Joseph Senior Citizens and volunteered at the Woonsocket Health Center for several years.
Doris loved spending time with her family and friends.