Archive - Mar 6, 2014
BURRILLVILLE -- Bad guys and evildoers beware: Thereâ€™s a new lawman in town and his name is Tyler Seddon.
Sharply dressed in a crisp blue police uniform with a shiny new badge and cap, Tyler, a Pascoag boy battling leukemia, fulfilled his birthday wish Thursday when more than a thousand of his heroes â€“ policemen, firemen, ambulance technicians and soldiers â€“ turned out for a birthday celebration Tyler and his family wonâ€™t soon forget.
And what a celebration it was.
For Mount St. Charles and Burrillville, only two victories separate them from a return trip to Brown Universityâ€™s Meehan Auditorium and a chance to claim championship glory.
For Cumberland, Lincoln, North Smithfield, and the St. Raphael/Providence Country Day/Wheeler co-op team, itâ€™s going to take twice as many wins for a cherished spot in the Division II finals.
For these six teams, the march to Brown begins tonight as the puck drops on the state playoffs in the form of best-of-three series around the state.
Alice R. Champoux
WOONSOCKET- Alice R. (Caron) Champoux, 96, formerly of Pond St. Parkview Apts., died Tuesday February 25, 2014 in the Oakland Grove Health Center with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Donat R. Champoux.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Louis and Clarinda (Lariviere) Caron.
Alice was a Homemaker.
George J. Rasmusson
WOONSOCKET- "Papa" George J. Rasmusson, 78, of 3rd Avenue, Woonsocket, died March 5, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Tewksbury, MA he later moved to Woonsocket, where he lived most his life.
He worked for twenty years as a truck driver for Walt's Trucking, Uxbridge, MA. George was a member of the Lafayett Club and Club Par-X where he loved playing pitch, cribbage and dots.
Charles A. Leclerc
WOONSOCKET- Charles A. Leclerc, 72, of Pine St., died March 5, 2014 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Yvette (St. Germain) Leclerc.
Born in Ware, MA, he was the son of the late Alpherie and Cecile (Lemay) Leclerc.
CUMBERLAND, RI- Leona Dorval, 87, wife of the late Emile Dorval, died peacefully March 1, 2014 at a Brewer, ME health care facility with her son by her side.
She was born February 13, 1927 in Woonsocket, RI a daughter of Pierre and Exanna (Galipeau) Rousseau.
She and her husband owned and operated Emile's Diner in Woonsocket for many years.
Jeannine L. Laferriere
BELLINGHAM- Jeannine L. (Bouvier) Laferriere, 83, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at St. Antoine Residence with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Normand A. Laferriere.
Born in Bellingham on April 14, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Conrad and Christiana (Gosselin) Bouvier.
Alexander H. Hanna
CUMBERLAND- Alexander H. Hanna of Cumberland passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of the late Irene J. Hanna.
Born the Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late Jack and Pauline (Cazes) Hanna. He resided in Cumberland for 41 years.