February 21st, 2014
WOONSOCKET- Donald K. Marcheterrre, Sr., 55, died Wednesday evening at home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Linda Marie (Griffin) Marcheterre. They were married on December 6, 1980.
Born in Hudson, MA he was a son of Judith (Bruen) Marcheterre of Hudson and the late Normand G. Marcheterre, Sr.
He was raised in the Hudson/Marlboro area and lived in Woonsocket for over 25 years having also lived in Florida for 5 years.
Eva L. Dana
DUXBURY, MA- Eva L. (Teague) Dana, of Duxbury, died peacefully at her home on February 12th, at the age of 101.
Eva "Bunny" Dana was the beloved wife of C.Lincoln Dana MD. She is survived by her sons Jon P. Dana OD of Longmeadow, Bradford L. Dana of Elgin, Il. and her daughter, Jane Dana Vouros of Newtown, Ct. She also leaves her cherished grandson, Erik L. Dana of Longmeadow.
Richard Nelson Morin
MARSTONS MILLS MA- Richard Nelson Morin, 66, died at his home in Marstons Mills MA on February 13, 2014, whole again and at peace after battling prostate cancer for 13 years.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Morin, Marstons Mills; sons Peter Morin, Sarasota FL, Robert Morin, Sarasota FL, and Michael Morin, Quincy MA; and his sister and brother-in-law, Barbara Lynch and William McAllister, The Villages FL.
WOONSOCKET - A Burrillville man is facing weapons and alcohol charges after threatening suicide outside Landmark Medical Center Thursday nght, forcing a lockdown of the facility.
Jose Giles, 55, has been booked by Woonsocket police on charges of
possession of a firearm after being convicted of a crime of violence, carrying a weapon while intoxicated, carrying a loaded weapon in a motor vehicle, discharging a firearm in a compact area and resisting arrest.
WOONSOCKET â An elderly couple escaped without injury when a two-alarm fire broke out in their Oak Grove bungalow Wednesday night, but their pet dog perished in the smoky blaze.
Delbert Senecal, 68, and his wife, Claire, 66, fled their home at 220 Larch St. shortly before 9 p.m. Neighbors tried entering the burning house to save the French Bulldog known as Bibbit, but they were turned back by heavy smoke, said Leo Marcoux, who lives across the street.
âThe black smoke was pouring out,â said Marcoux. âWe just couldnât get in there.â
WOONSOCKET â A distraught man allegedly carrying a .22-caliber rifle into Landmark Medical Centerâs ER Thursday evening sparked a two-hour lockdown of the Cass Avenue Hospital that ended when Woonsocket Special Response Team members and R.I. State Police set off a stun grenade and safely subdued him.
The incident was reported to have begun just before 7 p.m., when the man entered the ER with the rifle and reportedly threatened to harm himself with the weapon.
CUMBERLAND â Perhaps two minutes after Cumberland High had sustained a 49-12 dual-meet loss to rival Hendricken in a match to clinch the Division I title, veteran mentor Steve Gordon managed to keep his sense of humor.
When a reporter approached him for a few thoughts Thursday night, he immediately said, âNot right now. Wait a second!â
He approached his wife, Judy, gave her a kiss, handled a couple of other minor details, then relented to an interview.
His first response, with a wide grin: âSorry. Youâve gotta know whatâs truly important!â
WOONSOCKET â Police and emergency crews are surrounding Landmark Medical Center after reports of a man with a shotgun entering the hospital's emergency room sometime after 7 this evening.
Witnesses have described the man as agitated, yelling and screaming.
There have been no reports of shots fired, nor of any injuries or of hostages taken.
Cass Avenue has been closed to traffic as local and state police, firefighters and a SWAT team have responded to the scene.
This story will be updated as events warrant. A full story will appear in Friday's Call.
Louis A. Bastien, Sr.
GLOCESTER- Louis A. Bastien, Sr., 89, of Chepachet, passed away at home Thursday, February 20, 2014. He was the husband of the late Lillian V. (Hawkins) Bastien.
Born in Chepachet, he was a son of the late Joseph and Lillis E. (Ducharme) Bastien.
WOONSOCKET- Yolanda Peloquin, "Lou Lou", 2-18-2014, 67, of Blackstone St. Woonsocket.
Born in Uxbridge, Ma.
Daughter of the late Francis Godin and Patricia Loiselle.
Wife Of Dennis Peloquin