October 17th, 2014
Ernest A. Brissette
LINCOLN - Ernest A. Brissette, 84, of Manville, died peacefully at home on Monday, October 13, 2014 after being at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the loving husband of the late Florence M. (Hogue) Brissette.
Born in North Smithfield, he was the son of the late Ernest J. and Cora C. (Robidoux) Brissette. He was a Korean War veteran serving in the RI Army National Guard and in the US Army Reserves from 1947-1961. For over 50 years he worked as a machinist, last employed by Black & Decker, Tampa, FL. He enjoyed golfing and hockey.
Dawn M. Juszczyszyn
WOONSOCKET - Dawn M. Juszczyszyn, 38, of 121 Second Ave., Woonsocket, died October 10, 2014 in Fatima Hospital, No. Providence, Rhode Island. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Dianne (Perrault) Juszczyszyn of Woonsocket and the late Paul Juszczyszyn.
Dawn worked as a CNA for several area facilities, but above she loved being a mother to her two children.
Besides her mother, she is survived by her children, Nicholas and Alexis Juszczyszyn, both of Woonsocket.
Rose Marie St. Jean
BURRILLVILE - Rose Marie (Desruisseaux) St. Jean, 61, died unexpectedly Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. A resident of Pascoag, she was the wife of Robert M. St. Jean, whom she married June 7, 1975. Born in Northbridge, MA, she was the daughter of the late Rosaire and Marie Germaine (Lavoie) Desruisseaux of Uxbridge, MA.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Freshman Councilman Garrett Mancieri became the fourth elected official to face an ethics complaint in less than three weeks on Thursday.
The Ethics Commissionâ€™s Senior Staff Attorney Katherine Dâ€™Arezzo said the director has preliminarily accepted a complaint against Mancieri for further review.
It will be up to the full commission to determine whether the complaint will be held for further investigation, but itâ€™s unclear whether the matter will be taken up at the next meeting, on Monday.
WOONSOCKET - Kim (Beaudet) Menard, 48, of Woonsocket, died October 15, 2014 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Roger W. and Judy (Twining) Beaudet of Salisbury, NH.
She was employed by CVS for ten years and most recently held the position of senior inventory computation analyst.
Kim's spirit along with her life's philosophy will be lovingly remembered:
Barbara C. Bokoski
WOONSOCKET - Barbara C. Bokoski, 70, of Woonsocket passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the loving companion for 40 years of Arthur W. Trudeau. Born in Woonsocket on August 20, 1944, she was the daughter of the late William E. and Antonette (Wojcik) Borkowski. She was the mother of the late Arthur Bokoski. She was the sister of Dolores Theriault and her husband, Roland of Asheville, NC and William E. Borkowski, Jr. and his wife, Rosemary of Bellingham, MA; and leaves her nieces and nephews.
BURRILLVILLE -- Head coach Amy Cardone provided an elementary strategy before her Burrillville High troops hosted Division II-North leader Scituate in a monumental league clash on Tuesday afternoon.
WOONSOCKET â€“ If youâ€™re thinking of donating blood, you might as well have the spirit of Dracula looking over your shoulder â€“ you know, just to get in the mood.
Thatâ€™s one reason Dacre Stoker will be the featured speaker at a special Halloween-season blood drive sponsored, in part, by the Rhode Island Blood Center at the Museum of Work and Culture on Friday.
PAWTUCKET - Hildeberto L. Fontes, 73, passed unexpectedly on October 14th at home
He was the loving husband of Luisa (Mendes) Fontes.
Born in Brava, Cape Verde Island. He was the son of Lucilia (DaLomba) Fontes and the late Hilpolito Fontes. He had been employed by American Insulated Wire for over 30 years before retiring in 2006.
PAWTUCKET - Ruth J. Laverty, 79, passed on October 13th. She was the wife of the late
William F. Laverty. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Ruth (Sherman)Blanchette.
Ruth is survived by three sons, James, Michael and Joseph Laverty, a daughter, Laurie Taylor, a brother Harold Blanchette, 14 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Albert, Donald Blanchette, and Louise Girard.