Archive - 2013
PITTSFORD, NY- Robert Kirrane Murph, 74 died peacefully at his home in Pittsford, NY on July 4, 2013 after a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Edith D. Murphy.
Bob was born in Woonsocket, RI, the youngest son of Martha (Kirby) and Raymond F. Murphy.
He was a graduate of Mount Saint Charles Academy where he was a star hockey player and "Mountie of the Year".
LINCOLN â Most skippers would agree: You take 'em how you can get 'em.
Upper Deck Post 86-14 took advantage of seven walks, a hit batsmen and three errors â all in a nine-run fifth frame â to register a stunning, come-from-behind 11-6 marathon victory over Navigant Post 85 at Chet Nichols Memorial Field on Monday night.
With the triumph, Upper Deck â which mustered only three hits in the contest â remained in first place in R.I. American Legion League-North Division action at 13-3 (18-5 overall), while co-manager Jim Gauthier's club fell to 12-5 in league play.
Ethan Blank as Macbeth, left, and Evan Crocker portraying Banquo conspire to murder a king in this scene from the Shakespeare classic âMacbeth.â Presented by Shakespeare on the Mount and directed by Jason Robert LeClair, the play is being held in the Bell Tower Theatre at Mount St. Charles Academy July 18-20 at 7 p.m. and July 21 at 2 p.m.
WOONSOCKET â A protest movement appears to be forming around the belief that the Budget Commission broke the law on July 8 when it approved a resolution to impose a $2.5 million supplemental tax on property and motor vehicles.
The concept was repeated often and loudly as members of the commission gathered in Harris Hall Monday for the first time since passing the resolution a week earlier.
The meeting drew a crowd of about 50, many of whom cheered vigorously each time one of the spectators raised the issue.
Shannon C. Heil
BURRILLVILLE- Shannon C. Heil, 18, of Victory Highway, Oakland died Thursday, July 11, 2013 from injuries in an automobile accident in Burrillville.
Born in Woonsocket, Shannon was the beloved daughter of Patricia (Dufresne) Heil of Oakland and Brian W. Heil of Harrisville. She had lived in Woonsocket for most of her life before moving to Oakland 1 years ago.
Shannon was a 2012 graduate of Woonsocket Vocational Technical High School, where she was a cheerleader, and had just graduated from Toni and Guy Hairdressing Academy, Cranston.
Carmen R. Gagne
PASCOAG- Carmen R. (Tessier) Gagne, 72, of Pascoag, died Sunday, July 14, 2013 in Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Normand A. Gagne, whom she married June 18, 1960.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Tessier and Dolores (Frappier) Tessier Patrie.
Carmen operated her own daycare and was a waitress at several area restaurants, including The Embassy. She enjoyed playing cards with her sisters and trips to Twin River Casino.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Shirley (Nelson) Martin, 86, of No. Smithfield, died July 9, 2013 in Hebert Nursing Home, Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Edward A. Martin. Born in North Smithfield, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Minnie (Follett) Nelson.
Shirley was a supervisor for Amprex for 25 years. She was a member of the Smithfield Quaker Meeting House of Friends in North Smithfield.
Lucie H. Potvin
WOONSOCKET- Lucie H. Potvin, 93, formerly of Privilege St., Woonsocket died Saturday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Theodore Potvin.
Born in St. Bartholomy, P.Q., Canada, she was a daughter of the late Adelard and Victoria (Farley) Malboeuf. She came to the United States in 1923 and remained a lifelong resident of the city.
Bertha J. Julevich
WOONSOCKET- Bertha J. (Olech) Julevich, 99, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Home Hospice of Rhode Island in Providence after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Albert E. Julevich.
Born in Manville, RI, she was educated in Slatersville, RI. She was a resident of Woonsocket, RI for many years, previously living in Stoughton for over 35 years.
Mrs. Julevich worked as an inspector for Analog Devices for several years, retiring over 40 years ago. In her free time, she enjoyed reading newspapers, painting and crossword puzzles.
Lorraine L. Benoit
WOONSOCKET- Lorraine L. (Lebeau) Benoit, 82, of Fairmount St., died July 11, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late A. Wilfred Benoit.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Magloire and Laura (Durocher) Lebeau.
Mrs. Benoit worked as a Account Manager for the Visiting Nurses of Greater Woonsocket for thirty years, retiring in 1995. She also worked for Archway Cookie and the Rubber Shop.