July 21st, 2014
WOONSOCKET â€“ A move to punt City Council President Albert G. Brien from his leadership role on the panel ended yesterday, as abruptly as it began on Friday, after one of its supporters apparently had a change of heart.
Councilman Chris Beauchamp announced publicly Monday morning that he would seek to table the matter at a special reorganizational meeting that was supposed to take place last night, prior to the councilâ€™s regular meeting in Harris Hall. After hearing of Beauchampâ€™s decision, fellow Councilman Garrett Mancieri said, he formally asked the city clerk to cancel the meeting.
CUMBERLAND — Even dating back to last summer, skipper Dave Belisle had a feeling his Cumberland American Little League All-Stars wouldn't have much of an issue with the bats.
But even he's surprised with how his roster of 12 has produced this time around.
Edward R. Rouette
WOONSOCKET - Edward R. Rouette, 71, of Woonsocket died Sunday morning at home surrounded by his family after a valiant two year battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Georgette L. (Lanctot) Rouette. They were married on June 4, 1966.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Royal and Annie (Bootland) Rouette. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Rouette served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as a medical corpsman with the 29th Evacuation Hospital Unit based out of Fort Devens, MA.
Ronald G. Young
BURRILLVILLE - Ronald G. Young, 61, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in Pine Grove Health Center, Pascoag. He was the son of the late Melvin and Jean (Fraser) Young. He is survived by his siblings; Richard, Steve, John, Bill, Kirk, Gloria, Rebecca and Brenda.He was predeceased by his brothers Melvin Jr. and Jeffrey.
Charles H. MacDonald
WOONSOCKET - Charles H. MacDonald, 87, of Cherry Hill Ave, died Saturday July 19, 2014 at the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Anita (Bastein) MacDonald. Born and brought up in Slatersville, he was the son of the late James and Hazel (Delsgard) MacDonald.
Camille G. Mandeville, Sr.
WOONSOCKET - Camille G. Mandeville, Sr., 82, of Woonsocket died Sunday morning at Home & Hospice Care Philip Hulitar Center in Providence. He was the loving husband of Estelle A. (Lemay) Mandeville. They were married on August 5, 1957.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Emilien and Florina (Jacob) Mandeville. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Mandeville served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
He was employed for over 30 years at Whittins Machine shop and also worked at Bryant University for several years.
Charles E. Switzer
WOONSOCKET - Charles E. Switzer, 93, of Valatie, NY and formerly of Woonsocket, RI died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Barnwell Health Facilities in Valatie.
Born August 31, 1920 in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Scanlon) Schweitzer. Mr Switzer was a WWII US Army Veteran and worked for the former Tupperware Company as a Material Handler in Blackstone, MA for many years.
Diane R. Lajoie
WOONSOCKET - Diane R. (Desmarais) Lajoie, 65, of Mendon Road passed away Thursday at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Craig L. Lajoie, and they had been married for 45 years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Raoul Desmarais and the late Germaine (Plante) St. George of Manville. She was a life-long resident of Woonsocket.
George J. McCarthy
WOONSOCKET - George J. McCarthy, 62, beloved husband of Patricia A.; loving father of Eric (Melissa), Heather, Laura Spurlock (Stephen), Gregory (Sheila); devoted granddad of Abigail, Owen, Colin, Tryston, Asher; adoring brother and best friend of Keith and Kathleen Fontenault; preceded in death by parents George R. and Doris (nee Perrault).
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing Director Global Market Development, Sherwin Williams Company. Passed away Thursday July 17, 2014.
BRISTOL – Sean Meers clubbed two homers, drove in five runs and scored three on Sunday as Cumberland American delivered a 17-4 mercy-rule bushwhacking of Cranston Western's best in a winners' bracket final at King Philip Little League's Roger W. Pigeon Field.