Archive - 2014
PAWTUCKET -- Monday night marked the 21st game of Daniel Navaâ€™s penance with the PawSox.
The gone-but-certainly-not-forgotten Red Sox outfielder/first baseman carried a .275 batting average, .370 on-base percentage and a .435 slugging mark out to his right-field post while looking to extend a nine-game hitting streak.
WOONSOCKET â€“ As was predicted, the state-appointed Budget Commission Monday approved Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt's plan to bring back full-day kindergarten, but it was far from a unanimous decision with commission member and City Council President Albert G. Brien the only member of the panel to vote against it.
Read the full story in Tuesday's newspaper.
Eleanor J. Reed
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Eleanor J. Reed 74, of Orchard St., died Sunday at St. Claire Home in Newport. She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Doria and Alice (Allard) Peloquin. Eleanor retired as the head of the billing department at Landmark Medical Center after twenty five years.
She is survived by a son Kyle Reed and his wife Kelly of Woonsocket, a brother Lionel R. Peloquin of Narragansett, a sister Muriel Cyr of N. Smithfield, her companion Robert Dinan, and grandchildren.
Antonio C. Bucci
CUMBERLAND: Antonio C. Bucci, â€śTonyâ€ť 91, passed peacefully on May 18th. He was the husband of the late Lorraine (Lambert) Bucci.
Born in Berkley Village, Cumberland, he was a son of the late Antonio and Louise Marie
Charles F.L. Richard
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Charles F.L. Richard, 89, formerly of Cumberland, died Friday May 9, 2014 at St. Antoine Residence. He was the husband of the late Delia R. (Fournier) Richard.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Alfred and Mathilde (Hebert) Richard. He was raised in Woonsocket and resided in Cumberland for over 50 years until moving to St. Antoine Residence.
Mr. Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during WWII.
Annette G. Lussier
WOONSOCKET - Annette G. Lussier, 94, of Woonsocket, RI, passed away peacefully May 17, 2014 at the Oakland Grove Health Center in Woonsocket.
She was the loving wife of the late Joseph O. Lussier.
She was born in Woonsocket and was daughter of the late Oscar & Marie-Louise (LeDuc) Giguere.
Annette worked for the former Miller Electric Co., in Woonsocket for 16 years. She was a former Cub Scout den leader for R.I.A.R.C.
She is survived by a nephew and caretaker Roger Guilmain and his wife Susan and several nieces and nephews.
Oscar V. Normandin
CUMBERLAND - Oscar V. Normandin, 92, of Mendon Rd., died May 17, 2014 in the Ballou Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Patricia (Garrity) Normandin whom he married November 16, 1946. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Valmore and Emma (Ayotte) Normandin.
Joseph N. Kuzew
WOONSOCKET - Joseph N. Kuzew, 87, of Woonsocket passed away peacefully on May 8, 2014 at the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre .
Ida M. Allard
WOONSOCKET - Ida M. (Orlando) Allard, 89, of Woonsocket, passed away on Wednesday, May 14th at Landmark Medical Ctr. She was the loving wife of the late Romeo Allard. Born Feb. 21, 1925 in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late Savario & Maria (DaVita) Orlando.
Ida was employed at Tech Industries before retiring, she previously was a manager for the Kilnic Jewelry Co. in Woonsocket. Her favorite pastime was crocheting & cooking. She was an avid Red Sox fan.
Lionel R. Mercure
FRANKLIN - Lionel R. Mercure 88, a Franklin resident since 1963, died Friday May 16, 2014 at Genesis Healthcare in Milford, following a long illness. He was the husband of Marie I. (Brackett) Mercure for 67 years.
Born in North Smithfield, RI February 12, 1926 a son of the late Henry O. and Lena (Herbert) Mercure, he was raised and educated in North Smithfield.
He retired from the Dennison Manufacturing Company in Framingham, where he worked for many years as a machinist.