Archive - 2014
Alfred E. McCooey
WAKEFIELD - Alfred E. McCooey, 86, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. Al was born in Blackstone, MA, and was the son of the late Dr. James H. and Winifred E. (Stacy) McCooey of Blackstone. He was the beloved husband of Claire L. (Daignault) McCooey of Woonsocket for 59 years.
PAWTUCKET – The time-honored tradition of seeing the manager of the Pawtucket Red Sox receive a “job well done” seal of approval in the form of a September call-up to Boston remains alive and well.
Kevin Boles is the latest to receive such a commendation following a transaction-driven Triple-A season that culminated with the PawSox’s capture of the Governors’ Cup.
Lt. Col. Robert H. Desjardins
MANVILLE - Margaret "Peggy" Chenail, 75, of Manville, died Monday, September 15, 2014 surrounded by her family and friends. She was the wife of Robert S. Chenail. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Leone and Helen (Kirrane) L'Heureux.
Peggy was a dedicated nurse at Woonsocket Health Center and enjoyed working for Home Care Services of R.I.
Mathias H. Young
BURRILLVILLE - Mathias H. "Joe" Young, 94, resident of Mapleville, RI, passed away September 15, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
He was the loving husband of 74 years to Mildred Evangeline "Vangie" (Spink) Young.
He was born in Mapleville, RI, a son of the late Harrison & Mary (Dickey) Young.
WOONSOCKET – Like a two-minute offense, life has moved fast lately for Brian Bouley and the rest of the Woonsocket High School football team.
Instead of returning to his familiar post as the Villa Novans’ defensive coordinator – Bouley’s position for the past decade – he was asked to step into the breech and serve as interim head coach. The void was created after Carnell Henderson resigned to become the Cass Ave. school’s principal.
BLACKSTONE â€“ A crime-scene cleaning company is expected to finish its work today removing biohazardous material from a squalid house on St. Paul Street, where the bodies of three infants were discovered last week among feces, maggots and dirty diapers.
Thomas Epps Jr.
WOONSOCKET - Thomas Epps Jr. 63, of Charles St., died Saturday, September 6, 2014, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center with his family by his side. He was the companion of Cleora Green of Woonsocket. Born in Newberry, South Carolina, son of the late Thomas Epps Sr. and Tranni Ray (Harmon) Epps.
Mr. Epps was a self employed Brick Mason for several years.
He is survived by nine children, Candice Beauregard, Jeremy Green, Thomas Gaffney, Corneila Bassole, James Wilson, Germaine Green, Shanta Smith and Charon Smith all of Woonsocket, RI.
Michael W. Oram
MESA, AZ - Beloved father, son, brother and friend to all, Michael W. Oram, 55, of Mesa, AZ, passed away on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. He was born in Melrose, MA, on May 20, 1959.
He is survived by his cherished daughters Ashley, Taylor and Danielle of San Tan Valley, AZ, his adoring parents William and Barbara Oram of Beverly Hills, FL, and his loving brothers and sisters, Lynne Farrell, Jim Oram and wife Michele, Lisa Azoulay, Kelly Powers, and Bill Oram and wife Amy. He also leaves numerous nieces and nephews who loved him very much.