Archive - 2014
BLACKSTONE - Mary Pizzi, 92, of Blackstone, MA passed away on December 15, 2014 at the Ballou Home in Woonsocket.
She was the loving wife of 66 years to Domenick A. Pizzi.
She was born in Blackstone, MA a daughter to the late Felice & Elizabeth (DePardo) DePardo.
Mary worked in the library department for the Blackstone-Millville Regional School District for 18 years from where she retired.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her children, Richard Pizzi of Marlboro, MA and Barbara DiPardo of Woonsocket, RI. She is also survived by five grandchildren.
WOONSOCKET - Marcel Gladu 88, of Ridge St. died Tuesday December 16, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Pauline (Harnois) Gladu. Born in Woonsocket, June 24, 1926 he was a son of the late Albert and Marie (Chaput) Gladu. Marcel was the owner and operator of Gladu's Wrecking and Recycling for sixty years. Marcel was a World War II Army Veteran. He was a member of St. Joseph's Veterans Association, the Cercle Laurier, and the Woonsocket Lodge of Elks #850.
Anne R. Durkin
BELLINGHAM - Anne R. (Wrona) Durkin, 98, of Bellingham, MA, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 14, 2014 with loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. Durkin, Sr. Born on May 23, 1916 in West Warwick, RI, the daughter of the late Michael and Catherine (Smas) Wrona.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€” After playing horribly at the tail end of the initial half and the first part of the second, Lincoln High manufactured an 19-3 flurry over the final 7:29 to edge North Smithfield, 49-45, in a R.I. Injury Fund opener on Monday night.
Thanks to senior tri-captain Devon Deragonâ€™s pretty fast-break lay-in at that juncture of the game, the Northmen seemed destined to reign with a 42-30 cushion. But the Lions took advantage of several miscues by the hosts to move to 1-0.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A Superior Court judge on Monday sentenced suspended city Patrolman Patrick Cahill to six months in prison for abusing his then 9-year-old sister in 2012.
Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini sentenced Cahill to 10 years in all, with six months to serve and the balance suspended, with probation, for choking the girl and dragging her by the hair.
The 25-year-old policeman must surrender all his firearms, undergo mental health counseling and refrain from contacting his sister as part of the judgeâ€™s sentence.
BURRILLVILLE - Laurette Beauregard, 99, of Harrisville, RI passed away on December 13, 2014 at the Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center in Woonsocket.
She was the wife of the late Albert Beauregard.
She was born in Woonsocket, RI a daughter of the late William & Matilda (Gariepy) Charron.
Laurette was a loving homemaker, she was a member of the Blackstone Senior Center and St. Theresa Seniors of Blackstone, she was also a communicant of St. Paul's Church.
Edgar A. Riendeau
WESTVILLE, NY - Edgar A. Riendeau, 76, of Westville, NY, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014, at the Alice Hyde Medical Center, in Malone. He had been a patient there since December 8, 2014.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, on August 5, 1938, he was the son of the late Aram and Alice LeDoux Riendeau.
Gregory C. Terry
WOONSOCKET - Gregory C. Terry, 62, of Woonsocket died Monday, December 15, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence surrounded by his loving family.
He was the beloved
husband of Therese (Gagnon) Terry. Mr. and Mrs. Terry celebrated their 39th anniversary this past April 25.
Born in Mullins, West Virginia, a son of the late Robert and Joanne (Haines) Terry, he had lived in Woonsocket for the past 39 years.
Ronald A. Carboni
PASCOAG - Ronald A. "Babe" Carboni, 75, of Pascoag, died peacefully in his home, December 10, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Michele A. (Marrah) Carboni, whom he married November 20, 1968. Born in Milford, MA, he was the son of the late Alfred and Mary (Tavano) Carboni.
Babe was a finish carpenter, who owned his own business, Ron Carboni Building. He enjoyed woodworking, trips to his daughter Tami's farm, and golfing with his friends.