March 3rd, 2014
Hubert C. Belisle
WOONSOCKET- Hubert "Billy Boy" C. Belisle, 90, passed away February 27, 2014 at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Belisle was pre-deceased by his wife Muriel (Bibeault) Belisle. They were happily married for fifty eight years.
Born in Woonsocket, November 6, 1923, he was a son of the late Albert and Ozilda (Boulet) Belisle.
Randy J. Jacques
MILLVILLE- Randy J. Jacques, 52, of Millville, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 in Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford, MA. He was the husband of Brenda A. (Christiansen) Jacques, whom he married June 12, 1999.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of Rene J. Jacques of Woonsocket and the late Anna Maria (Bosl) Jacques.
Laura E. Beaudet
WOONSOCKET- Laura E. Beaudet, 88, of Jenckes St. died Wednesday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of Maurice A. Beaudet with whom she has been married for 69 years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Eva (Lajoie) Dufresne.
Mrs. Beaudet was an assembler for Reliance Plastics for thirty five years.
Sr. Lillian Guy, RJM
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Sr. Lillian Guy, RJM, 100, in residence at St. Antoine, died Thursday morning.
Born in St. Valerien, P.Q. Canada she was a daughter of the late Amedee and Aurore (Guilbert) Guy.
She was raised in Woonsocket and was a graduate of St. Clare Girls High School.
BELLINGHAM -- Brian Bender, the owner of Dennyâs Liquors, hasnât been so excited since Coors crossed the Mississippi.
After an absence of more than 20 years, Yuengling beer returns to package stores in the Bay State today, offering Rhode Island beer lovers yet another reason to spend their money on the other side of the state line.
âThis is big,â says Bender, whose store is a few hundred yards over the Woonsocket line. âI havenât seen demand like this since Coors came East.â
PROVIDENCE â When Lincoln High senior Alex D'Aloisio awoke on Saturday morning, he didn't feel that well. He figured it was probably just nerves, as he was about to attempt to claim a second-straight title at the R.I. Interscholastic Wrestling Championships.
âOnce I got here (to the Providence Career & Technical Academy field house), I started to feel it in my gut; I was kind out of it,â he confessed.
Sports editor emeritus
PAWTUCKET â This is what great sports rivalries are all about: Anything Lincoln can do, Cumberland wants to do it better. Even if the difference between these two outstanding hockey teams is nearly negligible, the Clippers want to outdo their neighborhood rivals on the ice.
WOONSOCKET â It was fitting that Carol Nasuti was the final speaker on an afternoon that saw many people flock to the high schoolâs Saravia Gymnasium to remember the life of her late husband, George T. Nasuti.
With her oldest son Chris standing by her side on a maroon-colored podium that was decorated with maroon and white balloons â on top of this neat arrangement were two balloons with the same quote on each: âForever in our heartsâ â Carol showed the audience the pages of notes she was prepared to read from. She then pointed out that there was a problem.
WARWICK --- This wasnât Game 3 of the best-of-three state championship series at Brown University, but Mount St. Charles and Bishop Hendricken did their best to help duplicate that atmosphere in their regular-season finale on Saturday night at Thayer Arena.
Playing in front of a packed house, the Mounties and Hawks hooked up in a fast-paced, tight-checking duel that contained just one penalty and very few shots and mistakes by either side.
BURRILLVILLE â The rematch featured little suspense.
In fact, you could say other than a brief flurry by North Smithfield late in the first half, Burrillville was the hoops outfit in complete control.