Archive - 2013
Omer A. Chevrette
WOONSOCKET - Omer A. Chevrette, 92, formerly of Clinton St. died Friday at The Holiday. He was the husband of the late Alice (LeBlanc) Chevrette. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Joseph and Flora (Boucher) Chevrette. Omer was a WWII Army veteran and served with the 305th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was a Firefighter for the City of Woonsocket for thirty three years before retiring in 1983. Omer was a member of the Amvets Post #7 and was a volunteer with the Thundermist District of the Boy Scouts of America for forty five years.
WOONSOCKET - Leonie Doire 80, of Hartford Ave. died Friday at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. She was the wife of the late Laurent Noel Doire. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Aurore (Landry) Dufour. Loenie was a stitcher for the former Narragansett Knitting Co. for many years, she also worked for the Amperex Corporation retiring in 1979. Leonie was an avid bingo player.
Suzanne D. Desmarais
CUMBERLAND - Suzanne D. Desmarais, 58, of Cumberland, died Thursday at Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of Richard O. Desmarais. They had been married 30 years. Born in Worcester, MA, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Carolyn (Williamson) Bernard.
She was employed as a call agent at the CVS Call Center.
Suzanne attended Northbridge High School and David Hale Fanning Trade School. She loved gardening, all types of crafts and her precious dachshunds Sable and Sadie.
Jeffrey L. Murray
WOONSOCKET - Jeffrey L. "Jeff" Murray, 65, of Woonsocket passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Miriam Hospital with his family by his side.
WESTERLY - Lauri (Murray) Luzzi, beloved wife of Egidio "Cheech" Luzzi, of Wicklow Rd., Westerly, passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at the age of 51.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Jane S. Murray of Woonsocket and the late James P. Murray, Jr.
GLOCESTER â€“ A benefit motorcycle run and concert will be held in September to raise money for a Glocester pastor paralyzed in a fall three months ago.
Money from the Sept. 14 fundraiser will be used to help Glad Tidings Community Church Pastor John R. Teeter and his family with medical costs as well as future modifications to their home and transportation needs.
BRISTOL â€“ Courtesy of a thrilling 7-5 triumph over Wickfordâ€™s best on Sunday evening, the Cumberland American All-Stars mustered a berth in the R.I. Little League Major Division (10-11) Tournamentâ€™s title tilt at King Philip Little Leagueâ€™s Pigeon Field.
BRISTOL â€“ The unimaginable happened to Cumberland Americanâ€™s best on Saturday morning.
In their opening tilt of the R.I. Little League Major Division (10-11) Tournament at King Philipâ€™s Roger W. Pigeon Field, three of manager Dave Belisleâ€™s hurlers â€“ including usually-stellar Nick Croteau, Addison Kopack and Sean Meers â€“ had serious problems finding the plate, and Johnston took complete advantage.
That trio surrendered six straight walks, in the process digging themselves a 5-0 hole after the top of the first frame.
CRANSTON â€“ The Lincoln All-Stars didn't just dominate their games among Rhode Island's best, but turned all of them into cakewalks.
Their mastery of the bat was a major reason why.
Skipper Matt Netto's offensive-minded crew once again derailed Cranston Western, this time by a 13-2 count, to claim the R.I. Little League Major Division (11-12) Tournament title at CWLL's Michael P. Varrato Field home on Friday night.
Rene A. Hemond
NAPLES, FL - Rene A. Hemond, 87, died on June 13, 2013 at his home in Naples, Florida. He was the husband of Claire (Vadenais) Hemond. Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lucienne (Blanchard) Hemond.