Archive - 2013
George R. St. Sauveur
WOONSOCKET- George R. "Lefty" St. Sauveur, 88, of Woonsocket died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Leonie (Beaulieu) St. Sauveur.
Born in Putnam, Connecticut he was a son of the late Romeo and Leona (Francis) St. Sauveur. He came to Woonsocket as a young child and remained a lifelong resident of the city.
In his early years Lefty was employed in the local textile industry and at the U.S. Rubber shop. He worked for the Woonsocket Highway Department for over 25 years before retiring in 1987.
BURRILLVILLE- William, "Bill" S. Glatki, 93, a resident of the Overlook Nursing Home in Pascoag passed away on Monday at Miriam Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Frances (Kubaska) Glatki.
Born, August 1, 1920 in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Stephen & Grace (Shevlin) Glatki.
James Stephen Kane
ROCKVILLE, MD- James Stephen (Jim) Kane, age 91, passed away on Monday morning, September 9, 2013 at Brightview Fallsgrove Assisted Living in Rockville, MD following a long illness.
He was a Gaithersburg resident, long-time Washingtonian and native son of Woonsocket, RI.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€“ The future is still uncertain for a rescue greyhound named Lady who underwent a third round of surgery Monday after she â€“ and the 82-year-old woman who owns her â€“ were both attacked by a neighborâ€™s pit bull mix.
Wanda Misiaszek, of 175 St. Paul St., fell to the ground, striking her head, and she was bitten on the arm and fingers as she tried to protect Lady. The dog, meanwhile, suffered multiple deep puncture wounds, according to her nephew, Michael Calo.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Somehow, a toddler managed to fall out of a second-story window Saturday without getting hurt, police say.
The 2-year-old boy and his father, Isaiah Ethier, 27, were visiting friends at 291 Bernon St. when the accident happened at about 11 a.m., according to Detective Jamie Paone.
The child got close to the window by climbing onto a nearby countertop and then pushed on the screen, said Paone. The screen was still in place when the police arrived, but there was a large tear in it, she said.
BURRILLVILLE -- Prior to the season-opening Northern Division tri-meet on Monday afternoon, Lincoln High head coach Sue Carlson stood at the mile mark of the middle schoolâ€™s 3.1-mile course and offered her thoughts as to who would reign individually.
Thomas B. Carter
BURRILLVILLE- Thomas B. Carter, of Glendale, died September 12, 2013 at the age of 63.
Born in Whitinsville, he was the son of Helen L. Carter of No. Smithfield and the late Fred W. Carter and was the brother of Frank and Ronald Carter, Helen Lavalle, Ruth Goudreau, Lydia Lapierre and the late Fredrick Carter who died serving in the Vietnam War.
Tom proudly served his country in the United States Navy and retired from the Teamsters Union in 2007. Tom was an active member of the Morning Star Masonic Lodge for Free Masons.
WOONSOCKET- Richard W. L'Esperance, 74, of Bourassa Avenue, Woonsocket, died on September 15, 2013 in The Friendly Home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Madeleine (Carolo) L'Esperance, to whom he was married for thirty years. He enjoyed their winter residence in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Born in Woonsocket and a lifelong resident, Richard was a son of the late Wilfred and Jeannette (Cadoret) L'Esperance.
Dian L. Samson
GLOCESTER- Samson, Dian L., 51, of Jackson School House Road, died Friday, September 13, 2013 at RI Hospital after a long illness.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Robert Samson, her daughter, Sandra, two grandchildren, all of Chepachet, her father, James Baker and her siblings Jane Burgess, Beth Travis, Mary Lou Hillery, Nancy and Mark Baker. She was the daughter of the late Dorothy (Burke) Baker.
ORANGE PARK FLORIDA- Ronald Rene Beausoleil, 56, of Orange Park Florida died July 17, 2013.
He was son of the late Rene A. Beausoleil Dolores M. Ferland.
He is survived by three sisters Yvonne Raymond of Woonsocket, Jeanne Michone of Lincoln and Jeannine Demoss of Portland TX, two brothers Dennis Beausoleil and Paul Beausoleil both of Woonsocket. He was preceded in death by his sister Jacqueline Beausoleil Convey.