Henry E. Krupa
NEWPORT - Henry Ernest Krupa, 90, of Newport, RI, beloved husband of Mary Y. (Farland) Krupa, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. He was born in Fall River, MA, on Aug. 21,1924 to the late Luke & Barbara Krupa.
Henry served in the US Navy
for 21 yrs. as Aviation Machinist Mate with duty stateside in CA & KS; overseas in Guadalcanal and the South Pacific, earning recognition for meritorious performance in servicing fighter squadrons. Henry also worked at General Motors, Bancroft and in general contracting.
Robert H. Gendron
LINCOLN - Robert H. Gendron, 69 of Old River Road, passed away on Friday in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband of Debra J. (Carosi) Gendron.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late George and Beatrice (Fromont) Gendron. He resided in Lincoln for over 2 years previously residing in Harrisville, RI.
Mr. Gendron was the owner of Gendron Financial Services for 36 years.
Agnes R. Latour
WOONSOCKET - Agnes R. Latour, 98, previously of Mendon Road, died Friday, December 19, 2014 in the Ballou Home. She was the wife of the late Ernest Latour.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Lida (Aubuchon) St.Laurent.
Mrs. Latour had worked as a LPN in Woonsocket, retiring in 1981.
She is survived by her son, Robert Latour and his wife Patricia of Fort Mill, SC and her daughter Barbara Conley and her husband David of Norfolk, MA, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her brother and four sisters.
WOONSOCKET â€“ City police were reported on Sunday to have arrested three suspects in connection with a series of armed bank ATM robberies in the city and nearby Massachusetts last week.
The arrests were made following the pursuit of a vehicle believed used in the armed robberies into nearby Uxbridge Saturday afternoon, where it was stopped by police from that community.
WOONSOCKET – Paced by two goals off the stick of Brandon McMillen and a 20-save performance by goaltender Leo Lake, Cumberland topped Burrillville High, 4-2, on Friday night at Adelard Arena.
Twenty-four hours later, the Clippers notched a 4-0 shutout of North Kingstown, led by another 20-save night from Lake and goals from four different players.
SCITUATE â€“ Clad in a gray suit, a detective sits in a spartan work cubicle, his face illuminated by an eerie glow as he stares at the wide screen of a desktop computer, a serious expression on his face.
If a pin dropped, you could probably hear it in this austere corner of state police headquarters on a lonely stretch of Route 6.
This is where the state police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force mines its quarry, a special breed of sex offenders who swap images of child pornography on the Internet like some people trade baseball cards.
Sadly, business is unusually brisk.
WARWICK – Bishop Hendricken jumped out to an early lead on Mount St. Charles and didn’t look back en route to a 5-3 win at Thayer Arena Friday night.
The Hawks put in three goals in the first period, by Andrew Hopgood, Eric Edwards and Brandon Mitchell. The Mounties couldn’t keep pace despite two goals from senior Patrick Holmes, one unassisted and one from an assist by Justin D'Abrosca.
Also scoring were Jason Comeau and Brandon Waterman for Hendricken, and Joseph A. Sanchioni for Mount.
LINCOLN – Friday night marked the homecoming of Davies Tech senior tri-captain/forward Waleska Kelly, and she sure made the most of it.
Kelly, who had suffered a stroke while playing in a summer high school basketball league in July of 2013, had been granted a waiver by Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials to play a fifth year, and admitted being excited about returning to compete.
Linda Ann Beattie
MCKINNEY, TX - Linda Ann Beattie, age 64 of McKinney, Texas passed away peacefully on December 8, 2014 in Carrollton, Texas. She was born on April 9, 1950 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island to Ronald and Anita (Reindeau) Laliberte.
Linda lived her life in Rhode Island until 2006 when she moved to Pennsylvania to help raise her 3 oldest granddaughters. Linda married her soul mate, James Henry Beattie on January 27, 2007 in Palmerton, Pennsylvania. She loved her husband, six granddaughters and two children more than anything.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Many years have passed since Pepin Lumber last sold Christmas trees during the holidays. But on Thursday morning they dragged out the old sign that company founder Camille Pepin built in 1953 and, along with a dozen balsam firs, parked it in front of the busy East Woonsocket lumber supply store.
No, itâ€™s not your usual seasonal capitalism. In fact, itâ€™s not capitalism at all, but a charitable rescue mission.