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Archive - 2014

October 17th

Woonsocket boys' soccer | Villa Novans enjoying successful season, upset unbeaten Davies

October 17, 2014


WOONSOCKET  –  It was easy to tell there was a lot at stake when Woonsocket High “entertained” Davies Tech in a battle featuring Division III’s top two squads, considering all the jersey-tugging, sliding tackles, hard liners off defenders’ mid-sections and coaches hollering instructions throughout.

That explained the physicality and aggressiveness the two opponents displayed in their efforts to gain supremacy.

Muriel B. Aubin

October 17, 2014

Muriel B. Aubin

WOONSOCKET - Muriel B. Aubin, 78, died Thursday, October 16, 2014 in the Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Joseph O.L. Aubin Sr, of Grove St, Woonsocket, to whom she had been married for fifty one years. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Derilda (Chabot) Chevalier.
Muriel had worked in the textile industry for many years at both Art Garment and Royal Robes. She enjoyed bowling, jigsaw puzzles and crochet.

Edgar N. Arcand

October 17, 2014

Edgar N. Arcand

BELLINGHAM - Edgar N. Arcand, 80, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with dementia, on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the Blaire House Worcester with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 53 years of Denise C. (Begnoche) Arcand. Born in Bellingham on July 6, 1934, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Lillian (Bernier) Arcand.

Pearl Peters Frappier

October 17, 2014

Pearl Peters Frappier

WOONSOCKET - Pearl Peters Frappier, 86, of Burnside Ave., died October 12, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Dollard Frappier. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angele (Van Maldeghem) Peters.
In her earlier years, Mrs. Frappier worked for the former McCarthy's Dept. Store, Woonsocket. She volunteered at the St. Francis House, Woonsocket for 15 years. Mrs. Frappier loved to garden and especially enjoyed maintaining her rose garden.

Marguerite E. Carter

October 17, 2014

Marguerite E. Carter

WOONSOCKET - Marguerite E. "Maggie" Carter, 84, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, at Landmark Medical Ctr. She was the loving wife of the late Alfred Vadenais & Eugene "Skippy" Carter. Born August 27, 1930 in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Leone (Baillergeon) Lafleche.

Mary Houle

October 17, 2014

Mary Houle

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Mary (Carberry) Houle, 77, of Sunnycrest Ave., No. Smithfield died October 15, 2014 in St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Eugene S. Houle. Born in Worcester, MA, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Catherine (Faron) Carberry.
Mrs. Houle worked as an assembler for A.T. Cross, Lincoln, retiring in 1988. She was also Co-owner of North East Structures. She enjoyed reading mysteries and playing cards.

Ernest A. Brissette

October 17, 2014

Ernest A. Brissette

LINCOLN - Ernest A. Brissette, 84, of Manville, died peacefully at home on Monday, October 13, 2014 after being at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the loving husband of the late Florence M. (Hogue) Brissette.
Born in North Smithfield, he was the son of the late Ernest J. and Cora C. (Robidoux) Brissette. He was a Korean War veteran serving in the RI Army National Guard and in the US Army Reserves from 1947-1961. For over 50 years he worked as a machinist, last employed by Black & Decker, Tampa, FL. He enjoyed golfing and hockey.

Dawn M. Juszczyszyn

October 17, 2014

Dawn M. Juszczyszyn

WOONSOCKET - Dawn M. Juszczyszyn, 38, of 121 Second Ave., Woonsocket, died October 10, 2014 in Fatima Hospital, No. Providence, Rhode Island. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Dianne (Perrault) Juszczyszyn of Woonsocket and the late Paul Juszczyszyn.
Dawn worked as a CNA for several area facilities, but above she loved being a mother to her two children.
Besides her mother, she is survived by her children, Nicholas and Alexis Juszczyszyn, both of Woonsocket.

Rose Marie St. Jean

October 17, 2014

Rose Marie St. Jean

BURRILLVILE - Rose Marie (Desruisseaux) St. Jean, 61, died unexpectedly Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. A resident of Pascoag, she was the wife of Robert M. St. Jean, whom she married June 7, 1975. Born in Northbridge, MA, she was the daughter of the late Rosaire and Marie Germaine (Lavoie) Desruisseaux of Uxbridge, MA.

October 16th

Mancieri hit with ethics complaint

October 16, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Freshman Councilman Garrett Mancieri became the fourth elected official to face an ethics complaint in less than three weeks on Thursday.

The Ethics Commission’s Senior Staff Attorney Katherine D’Arezzo said the director has preliminarily accepted a complaint against Mancieri for further review.

It will be up to the full commission to determine whether the complaint will be held for further investigation, but it’s unclear whether the matter will be taken up at the next meeting, on Monday.

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