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Archive - Mar 2014

March 17th

How ‘HEART & SOUL’ has come to ring true for the Friars

March 17, 2014

PROVIDENCE – They could have paraded out to center court at Alumni Hall Sunday night in the same Big East Championship t-shirts that were distributed to them the previous night at Madison Square Garden.

Instead, everyone associated with the Providence College men’s basketball program wore grey short-sleeve t-shirts that on the front features a poignant and simple battle cry – HEART & SOUL.

Barbara T. Lawnicki

March 17, 2014

Barbara T. Lawnicki

GREENVILLE- Barbara T. (Noble) Lawnicki, 83, formerly of Easthampton, MA, a resident of The Village at Waterman Lake in Greenville, RI died peacefully March 17, 2014 in her home with those she loved dearly. She was the wife of the late Stanley H. Lawnicki, Sr., a lifelong resident of Easthampton and the daughter of the late John and Mildred (Pennell) Noble.

Elizabeth A. Gardner

March 17, 2014

Elizabeth A. Gardner

UXBRIDGE- Elizabeth A. "Annie" (Hewitt) Gardner, 103, formerly of Centennial Ct. died Sun. March 16 at Lydia Taft House. Her husband Albert E. Gardner died on Feb. 12, 1981.

Lionel A. Belisle

March 17, 2014

Lionel A. Belisle

WOONSOCKET- Lionel A. Belisle 64, of Rockridge Dr. died March 12, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Thurla (Brooks) Belisle.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Edward and Therese (Lamoureux) Belisle. Lionel was an associate for Walmart in the Woonsocket and North Smithfield Stores for fifteen years.

Harold Fitzpatrick

March 17, 2014

Harold Fitzpatrick

WOONSOCKET- Harold "Bunny" Fitzpatrick, 85, of Woonsocket, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Cortland Place, Smithfield. He was the husband of Gloria D. (Laplume) Fitzpatrick.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Isabelle (Creighton) Fitzpatrick.
Harold was a graduate of Woonsocket High School and attended Jacksonville University. He was a WWII Navy veteran, serving in WWII and the Korean War. Harold was a Mutuel Clerk for the former Lincoln Park, now Twin River, for 50 years. He enjoyed traveling.

Woman enraged over affair burns down boyfriend's house

March 17, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Corinne A. Latraverse, 30, of 26 Monty Ave., set fire to the home she shared with her boyfriend and their three children Saturday because she was enraged over his affair with another woman, police say.
Latraverse was ordered held without bail following her arraignment this morning in Sixth District Court, Providence, on one count of first-degree arson.

Robert Earl Mowry, Sr; Retired Fire Chief

March 17, 2014

Robert Earl Mowry, Sr;

Robert Earl Mowry, Sr., 99, of No. Smithfield, died peacefully at home, Friday, March 14, 2014. He was the husband of Leona C. (Godlewski) Zuba, whom he married December 29, 1995.
Robert was born and lived his entire life in No. Smithfield. He was the son of the late Walter A. and Edith (Pennell) Mowry.

Maurice H. Cartier

March 17, 2014

Maurice H. Cartier

WOONSOCKET- Maurice H. Cartier, 66, of Woonsocket died Thursday morning at Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the loving husband of Henrietta M. (Charpentier) Cartier. They were married on September 25, 1982.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Arphidase and Edouardina (Latour) Cartier. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Cartier was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Vietnam era.

March 16th

Friars celebrate Big East title, set sights on North Carolina

March 16, 2014

PROVIDENCE – As Ed Cooley and his Providence players posed for pictures, signed autographs and accepted one congratulatory handshake after another, the next mountain to climb started to come into focus.

While the sea of adulation that engulfed the Friars at Alumni Hall Sunday night was a fitting tribute to the program’s distinction as 2014 Big East Tournament champions, it’s time to shift gears and turn the page.

Burrillville jumps out to big lead, hangs on for 5-4 win over Cranston to force game 3 for Div. I title

March 16, 2014

PROVIDENCE -- Burrillville came out with much more aggressiveness and intensity than it exhibited 24 hours before, suffered a lapse midway through the third stanza and held on tight to a thrilling 5-4 triumph.

With the verdict, the fourth-seeded Broncos not only improved to 7-13-3 overall, but gave Daigle a “Get well soon” gift: A rubber game at Brown at 7 p.m., Tuesday to determine the new Division I champion.

For full story and stats, see Monday's print edition of The Call.

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