Archive - Mar 5, 2014
WOONSOCKET â€“ A local man has been arrested on federal charges of distributing fentanyl and street heroin laced with the synthetic painkiller, which has been linked to a dramatic spike in fatal overdoses.
JOHNSTON â€” Burrillville High head coach Kevin Randall seemed cautiously confident before his squad took on league-unbeaten East Greenwich in a R.I. Division III Tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday night.
â€śWe played them earlier this season, and we were down six at the half, but then our big man (junior Isaiah DeSilva) got in foul trouble,â€ť he stated as the players warmed up. â€śWe've got to keep Isaiah on the floor, because he's going to have to cover a house (in EG senior center Brandon) Eckles.â€ť
Lorraine F. Roberts
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Lorraine F. (Gladu) Roberts, 69, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on March 5, 2014, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Ferdinand Gladu, Sr. and Leona (Leboeuf) Gladu.
Rosemary "Rosie" Magano
PAWTUCKET- Rosemary "Rosie" (Brule) Magano 60, passed away on March 2, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Brian Magano.
Born in Providence, Rosemary was the daughter of the late Lea (Bilodeau) and Gaitan Brule.
UXBRIDGE- Noella (Dalbec) Beaudoin, 92, formerly of Main St., died Tues. March 4, 2014 in the St. Camillus Health Center, Whitinsville. She was the wife of the late Henry A. Beaudoin who died in 1981.
Visiting hours will be Sat. March 8, 2014 from 9:30- 10:30 AM in the BUMA FUNERAL HOME, 101 N. Main St., Uxbridge.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Sat. March 8, 2014 at 11 AM in the Good Shepherd Church, 121 Linwood Ave., Uxbridge.
Gerard A Cartier
WOONSOCKET- Gerard A. Cartier, 90, a resident of Wyndemere Woods in Woonsocket, RI and World War II Navy veteran who served in Northern Africa, passed away after a brief illness on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence RI. He was the husband of the late Lucille (Bilodeau) Cartier with whom he celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on September 13, 2007.
Born June 2, 1923, in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Donat and Marie Rose (Gregoire) Cartier.
BURRILLVILLE -- A massive surprise birthday party for Tyler Seddon of Pascoag is set for Thursday and The Call will be there to cover the celebration. Follow The Call on Twitter(@WoonsocketCall) for continuous updates throughout the day as hundreds of police, firefighters and first responders pay tribute to the birthday boy, who is fighting cancer. See our complete coverage of the festivities in Fridayâ€™s editions of The Call and The Times.