Archive - Mar 2014
Henry A. Tessier
WOONSOCKET- Tessier, Henry A. of Woonsocket died March 16, 2014 at his home. He had been the husband of the late Agnes (Leduc) and Rita (Dussault) Tessier.
He was a World War II Army Air Corp veteran.
He is survived by his grandchildren, Christopher, Amanda, and Amandalyn Tessier. He is also survived by several great grandchildren. He was the father of the late Henry Jr. and Paul Tessier and brother of the late Eugene Tessier. Services are private.
SAN ANTONIO â€” Just when everything appeared set regarding the saga involving Brandon Austin and Rodney Bullock, the one-time hot topic has been thrust back into the spotlight.
The timing of the news that the Providence police are looking into a complaint of sexual assault against one freshman that left the Providence College basketball program (Austin) and another who is still a Friar (Bullock) seems a tad curious. PC is here preparing for its first NCAA Tournament contest in a decade.
PROVIDENCE â€“ If you happened to notice a bunch of crazed, foaming at the mouth zombies making their way towards Kennedy Plaza late Wednesday afternoon, you might have thought you stumbled onto the set of the latest episode of the Walking Dead.
But these benevolent zombies donâ€™t want to eat your flesh.
They want to kick your butts.
Jeannine M. Bourassa
BOURASSA, Jeannine M. (Menard), 76, of Front St., passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center surrounded by her loving children and sister. She was the wife of the late Arthur A. Bourassa.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Germaine (Piette) Menard.
Jeannine had been a mill worker for many years at various mills.
Helene C. Malone
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Helene C. (Croteau) Malone, 82, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 17, 2014 at home with family by her side. She was the beloved wife for 45 years of James F. Malone of Glasgow, Scotland.
PROVIDENCE â€“ Burrillville High assistant Mike Keable issued a few words of wisdom for his troops prior to facing Cranston Co-op in a winner-take-all rubber match for the R.I. Division I Tournament crown on Tuesday night
One came from head coach Steve Daigle, who would miss his second straight finals game due to a bout with pneumonia. The other came from the heart.
â€śWe told the kids that this is your time to shine,â€ť he stated. â€śWe said that this was their opportunity to seize the moment.â€ť
Elizabeth D. Brown
BLACKSTONE- Elizabeth D. "Betty" (Millette) Brown, 70, of Chestnut St. died Friday, March 14, 2014, in Milford Regional Hospital, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late John F. Brown Jr.
Born in Cumberland, R.I., daughter of the late Victor J. and Doris L. (Bernier) Millette.
Betty worked as a CNA for Wrentham State School for 13 years. She enjoyed being a Homemaker, and spending time with her loving family. She loved vacationing, the ocean and the mountains. She will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends.
Evelyn E. Boudreau
WOONSOCKET - Evelyn E. Boudreau 99, died peacefully on Monday, March 17, 2014 at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Boudreau. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Rodolphe and Marie (San Souci) Roberge. Evelyn was a homemaker, she was a sweet and loving lady and loved her entire family. She loved animals and going to antique stores.
Claire M. Gauthier
VIRGINIA- Claire M. Gauthier, 78, of Woonsocket RI, passed away after a long illness, March 17th, 2014.
Born and raised in Woonsocket, she lived there until 2012 where she had moved to Virginia to be with daughter Suzanne Hooven.
She had worked for Royal Robes for many years and was a member of Precious Blood Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis J Gauthier II and her son, Louis J Gauthier III.
PROVIDENCE --- Bishop Hendricken never saw it coming.
Mount St. Charles erupted for three goals in the first 12Â˝ minutes and held a 4-0 lead in the final minutes of the second period before skating to a 5-2 win over their parochial rivals in the pivotal Game 3 of their State Championship series before a packed house at Brown Universityâ€™s Meehan Auditorium.
The victory gives the Mounties (18-5) Banner No. 44 in their proud, storied history, and not only were they able to defend last winterâ€™s title, but they also claimed their sixth state crown in the last seven years.