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Archive - 2014

August 28th

Lucille Monfette

August 28, 2014

Lucille Monfette

WOONSOCKET - Lucille Monfette 86, formerly of Pond St., died Wednesday at The Holiday Retirement Home. She was the wife of the late Albert Monfette. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Elizabeth (Rondeau) Lafontaine. Lucille was a seamstress for Woonsocket Dress for many years. She was a member of the Royal Travelers, St. Joseph Sr. Citizens, and the Parkview Social Club.

Michael J. Marsland

August 28, 2014

Michael J. Marsland

WARREN - Michael J. Marsland, 57, of Warren, RI, passed away August 23 at his residence.
He was born in Providence, RI, son of the late Donald & Beverly (Marandola) Marsland.
When he lived in California, he worked with automatic gates. He was a US Air Force peacetime veteran. He was a resident of Warren, previously living in Providence.
He is survived by his brothers, Eric Marsland and his wife Bethany of Woonsocket and Roger Marsland of Cumberland, and sister, Stacie DuBreuil of Chepachet. He is also survived by 1 nephew and 3 nieces.

August 27th

Clipper athletics to stay the course with Tashjian at helm

August 27, 2014

CUMBERLAND – Following the blueprint that has churned out plenty of athletic success in recent years at Cumberland High School is the mission that new Cumberland High athletic director Chris Tashjian sees for himself during the 2014-15 interscholastic season.

Students report for all-day K

August 27, 2014

WOONSOCKET – After a rocky political fight that goes back months, a new era of full-day kindergarten got off to a smooth start Wednesday as the first batch of little pioneers reported for classes.

About half of some 450 kindergartners arrived on the first day of school, and the other half arrives today in a staggered start to the year for the youngsters, according to Kindergarten Coordinator Donna Coderre, principal of Leo Savoie Elementary School.

Elaine B. Barry

August 27, 2014

Elaine B. Barry

BURRILLVILLE - Elaine B. "Meme" Barry, 74, of Pascoag, RI, passed away August 22, 2014 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
She was the loving wife of 39 years to the late John A. Barry, Jr.
She was born in Blackstone, MA, daughter of the late Roderick "Pete" & Beatrice (Therien) Lamoureux.

Peter W. Wronoski

August 27, 2014

Peter W. Wronoski

SMITHFIELD - WRONOSKI, Allan W. "Peter", 73, passed away on Monday, August 25, 20l4 at Rhode Island Hospital with his family by his side. He had fought a long and courageous battle with diabetes and did so with dignity and serenity up until the very end.

Donald J. Lacroix

August 27, 2014

Donald J. Lacroix

CUMBERLAND - Donald J. Lacroix, 80, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014. He was the husband of Jacqueline (Renaud) Lacroix. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Mathew and Margaret (Whalen) Lacroix. Donald, along with his brother Mathew owned and operated Lacroix Furniture of Woonsocket for several years.

National Grid pulls plug on church that feeds, clothes, the poor

August 27, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Feeding the poor: They call it God’s work at The River United Methodist Church on Federal Street.
They’ve been doing it for years, but now they’ll be forced to do it without an essential ingredient: electricity.
National Grid cut power to The River Tuesday because the struggling church has fallen into arrears on its bill by almost $1,000, according to Pastor Rebecca Lambert.
“We serve a hurtin’ community,” said Lambert. “When we have a choice between turning on the lights and feeding the community we’ll be feeding the community first.”

August 26th

Donald E. Pincince

August 26, 2014

Donald E. Pincince

WOONSOCKET - Donald E. Pincince 60, of Greene St. died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Denise (Forand) Pincince. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Jean Edward and Doris (Guertin) Pincince.
Donald was a machinist for Graycer Screw Products for over ten years. He was a member of the Italian Working Men's Club, and the Cercle Laurier and several bowling and billiards leagues. Don was an avid sports fan and enjoyed volunteering in the kitchen of the IWC.

James A. Johnson

August 26, 2014

James A. Johnson

NORTH SMITHFIELD - James A. Johnson, 83, of Woonsocket Hill Rd., died August 21, 2014 in Pine Grove Health Center, Pascoag. He was the husband of Ruth T. (Martin) Johnson whom he married September 29, 1956. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Gerald and Agnes (Brook) Johnson.
A Korean War Air Force Veteran, Mr. Johnson worked as an assistant to the superintendent of King Phillip Regional School, Wrentham. He was an avid fisherman, hiker and cross country skier.

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