November 18th, 2014
WOONSOCKET â€“ A 70-year-old city man suffered fatal injuries when he was struck by a car while crossing Cass Avenue near Landmark Medical Center Tuesday evening.
John Brann of Orchard Street was reported by police to have been taken to the Landmark ER for evaluation of a fall earlier Tuesday evening and had opted to leave on his own, police investigating the 6:41 p.m. accident told The Call.
Hospital personnel bringing his discharge papers to him in the ER found Brann had already left the hospital and a hospital staff person went outside and saw the accident scene, according to police.
Deanna F. Perry
BURRILLVILLE - Deanna F. Perry, 75, of Pascoag, RI passed away November 16, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was the loving wife of the late Emile Perry.
She was born in Richford, VT, daughter of the late Ronald & Alice (Courier) Rock.
Deanna worked as a nurse for the Wrentham State
Hospital from where she retired. She was a resident of Burrillville previously living in Bellingham, MA. Deanna was a selfless person who donated to many organizations, her loving family was her life.
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Walter Hanson, 96, of North Smithfield, RI passed away at his residence surrounded by his family on November 16, 2014.
He was the loving husband to the late Evelyn (Gauthier) Hanson. He was born in Woonsocket, RI son of the late Yosef & Mildred (Misletsh) Hanson.
Walter worked as a machinist for the former Woonsocket Napping Co. for 20 years. He was a WWII Army veteran, and was a Communicant at St. Theresa's Church in Blackstone, MA.
PASCOAG - Joellen Brennan (Bradley) Roberts, 49, died unexpectedly Monday, November 17, 2014.
Mrs. Roberts was the wife of Michael A. Roberts.
Joellen was born on April 28, 1965, in Milford, MA the daughter of Nancy L. (Gould) Bradley and the late Joseph F. Bradley Sr., and she was a resident of Mendon, MA and Woonsocket, RI before moving to Pascoag, RI in 1999. She was a graduate of Nipmuc Regional High School in Mendon, MA, Class of 1983, and graduated from Quinsigamond Community College and Framingham State College.
Arthur J. St. Laurent
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Arthur J. St. Laurent, of North Smithfield passed away November 17, 2014 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence.
He was the husband of Jeannine L. St. Laurent. Arthur was born January 18, 1933, a son of the late Eugene & Hattie (Lamy) St. Laurent.
PROVIDENCE – The landscape in Rhode Island interscholastic baseball is going to look vastly different over the next two years.
At Monday’s meeting of the R.I. Principals’ Committee on Athletics, the board voted 15-1 in favor of implementing a two-year baseball realignment proposal that would feature 22 teams in Division I and the restoration of a third division for the first time since 2006. Division III would be comprised of 11 teams with local representation including Shea, Central Falls, Burillville and Davies Tech.
Arthur G. Lawrence
BURRILLVILLE - Arthur G. Lawrence, 91, of Pascoag, RI, passed away November 14, 2014 at the Bayberry Commons Nursing Home.
He was the loving husband to the late Jeanne (Marcoux) Lawrence. Born in Woonsocket, RI, a son of the late Frank & Arzelie (St. Martin) Lawrence.
WOONSOCKET - Emily (Pinocci) Tanfani 95, of Pond St. died at home on Thursday, November 13, 2014 .She was the wife of the late Emio Tanfani
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Vincenzo and Adele (Moni) Pinocci.
Emily worked as a packer and combwinder, for Falls Yarn until retiring at age 62
She was a member of Parkview Seniors.
She is survived by one daughter Vilma Theroux, of Pascoag, RI, and one son Robert Tanfani and his wife Linda, of Bellingham, MA. Seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
NATICK -- Mary (Piedmonte) Luttrell, 89, formerly of Natick and Framingham, passed away on Nov. 13 2014 at the Roscommon Nursing Home in West Roxbury. She was the wife of the late John H. Luttrell Sr.
Mary was born in Woonsocket, R.I. on May 14, 1925, the daughter of the late Josephine (Motte) and Denis F. Piedmonte. She was educated in the Woonsocket public schools, graduating from Woonsocket High School. She worked at the Glenark Mills, and later married her sweetheart, John, after his discharge from the U.S. Army following World War II.