Archive - 2013
PAWTUCKET- Louise Carpentier, 91, of Jeanne Jugan Residence in Pawtucket, formerly of Clinton St. Woonsocket, died Saturday at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Wilfred Carpentier.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Alphonse and Marie Anne (Nadeau) Beaudet.
Louise was an assembler for Hasbro Corp. and General Instruments for many years. She retired in 1989 from Rathbun Outlet where she worked as a clerk for thirteen years. Louise was a former member of the Kennedy Manor Club.
Patricia C. Brunelle
WOONSOCKET- Patricia C. (Bourget) Brunelle, 64 of Providence St. passed away peacefully on August 2, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital after a brief battle with cancer.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Normand and Margaret (Dussault) Bourget. She was the former wife of Peter Brunelle of Cumberland.
Donna A. Duval
CUMBERLAND- Donna A. (Reed) Duval, 61, of Mendon Rd., Cumberland, died August 2, 2013 in Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Robert M. and Rita (Bedard) Reed-Harris.
Ms. Duval was a homemaker and previously worked for Swarovski Ltd., Cranston. She was an avid equestrian enthusiast.
She is survived by a son, Jamie Duval of Woonsocket, a daughter, Karianne Lanctot of Cumberland, a brother, Kevin Reed of No. Providence and several nieces. She was the sister of the late Sean Reed.
WOONSOCKET- Clement Blanchard, 90, of Woonsocket passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013. He was the husband of the late Pauline (Belanger) Blanchard.
Born in Canada, he was the son of the late Adolphe and Florida (Cloutier) Blanchard. Mr. Blanchard was army veteran of World War II, He was a Sergeant in the 359 infantry, 90th division, participating in the Normandy invasion. He was the recipient of two Purple Hearts and various other medals.
Normand A. Boucher
WOONSOCKET- Normand A. Boucher, 82, of Avenue C, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at RI Hospital. He was the husband of Muriel (Poisson) Boucher.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Wilbrod and Florida (Mayer) Boucher.
Normand worked for Star Market for thirty nine years in various positions, retiring in 1987 as the Dairy Manager. He enjoyed spending time in his garage and tinkering with small engines.
Jacqueline R. Ouimette
BELLINGHAM, MA- Jacqueline R. Ouimette, 81, of Center Street, died August 1, 2013 at home. She was the wife of Raymond R. Ouimette and the late Jean Normand Chasse.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was a daughter of the late Gaston and Rosanna (Perron) Trinque.
She had also resided in Wareham, MA and in Florida during her lifetime.
Jacqueline had worked as a stitcher and supervisor at various area mills. She was an avid golfer and a member of Reservation Golf Course in Mattapoisett, MA. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society.
Kathleen E. Ackley
WOONSOCKET- Kathleen E. (Hand) Ackley, 56, of Woonsocket, passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2013 after being stricken at work. She was the beloved wife for 13 years and together for 30 wonderful years of Alan R. Ackley.
Born in Woonsocket on July 20, 1957, she was the daughter of Edythe (Paine) Hand of Bellingham and the late Lawrence R. Hand.
Phyllis Irena Hoyle Palmer Thomas
WOONSOCKET- Phyllis Irena Hoyle Palmer Thomas died on August 1, 2013.
She was born on December 15, 1919, in Ware, MA to John Sawyer Hoyle and Irene Coughlin Hoyle.
She leaves a son, Jonathan A. Thomas, and a daughter-in-law, Angel Dean, of Providence. A brother, Lester S. Hoyle, died during 1972 in Phoenix, AZ.
Mrs. Thomas was married in 1941 to the late Charles H. Palmer, and in 1952 to the late Alton Pickering Thomas, MD. She was a 1937 graduate of Woonsocket High School, and received a BS in Journalism from Boston University in 1941.
BRISTOL, Conn. â€” Thankfully for Lincoln Little League, Brandon Lee is just one player.
The No. 3 hitter in Newton South Eastâ€™s lineup certainly did some damage Sunday, slugging two home runs with four RBI and two runs scored. Collectively, Lincoln was able to overcome the Herculean effort and knock off the Massachusetts representative. 14-8, in the second game round-robin play of the Little League New England Regional Tournament.
Both squads ended up spraying the ball all over Leon J. Breen Field, tallying 22 runs and 25 hits, including 10 extra base hits.
PAWTUCKET â€” Sometimes the trades that a major-league ballclub doesnâ€™t end up making can prove quite revealing.
The Jake Peavy acquisition was not the only smoke signal sent out by the Red Sox at the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline. Last Wednesdayâ€™s 4 p.m Eastern Time deadline did not feature the acquisition of a warm body for the sole purpose of augmenting the bullpen core that manager John Farrell presently has at his disposal.