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January 24th, 2012

Gerard J. Charron

January 24, 2012

Gerard J. Charron

GLOCESTER- Gerard J. Charron, 82, passed away on January 21,2012, at the Overlook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pascoag. He was the husband of Deborah (Fleming) Charron.
Gerard was born in Woonsocket, son of the late Herve and Alma (Martel) Charron.
Gerard was educated in the Woonsocket School District and was a resident of Woonsocket until moving to Glocester in 1969.

Lionel P.E. Robert

January 24, 2012

Lionel P.E. Robert

OXNARD, CA - Lionel P.E. Robert, 84, of Oxnard, California, passed away on December 31, 2011 with his family at his side. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Monique (Rouleau) Robert.
Lionel was born in Woonsocket on November 4, 1927 to the late Fernando and Aurore (Desserres) Robert.
He leaves 5 children; Major Dennis Robert, stationed in Germany, Charles of Washington, Carol, Michael, and Nancy Brown of Oxnard, California and 6 grandchildren. A sister, Theresa Hemond of North Smithfield and a brother Bernard Robert of Uxbridge.

Judy R. LeBlanc

January 24, 2012

Judy R. LeBlanc

BLACKSTONE- Judy R. (Laquerre) LeBlanc, 67. of Blackstone, MA passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 23, 2012 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard J. LeBlanc.
Born in Fargo, ND on August 10, 1944, she was the daughter of Lillian M. (Delong) Laquerre of Northbridge, MA and the late Raymond Laquerre.

January 23rd

Northmen give unbeaten Prout a battle

January 23, 2012

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Monday night saw North Smithfield come close to handing The Prout School its first league loss of the season. The Northmen managed to keep the contest close, but a strong push down the stretch enabled the Crusaders to waltz out of Lovett Gymnasium with a 69-61 triumph.

Woonsocket gridders remain in Division II

January 23, 2012

PROVIDENCE – The Woonsocket High School football program is staying put in Division II. In the case of Tolman High, Division I beckons after a successful stint in Division II.
Divisional alignments for several fall sports were ratified and approved at Monday’s meeting of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League Principals' Committee on Athletics. In the case of football, Woonsocket will remain in Division II, a league where the Villa Novans have resided since the 2006 season.

Mounties bury Barrington, 8-0

January 23, 2012

WOONSOCKET -- The final tally on shots on net in Monday night’s contest between Mount St. Charles and Barrington was an astounding 78-32 count in favor of the Mounties.
And while the Mounties managed to claim the Division I crossover game by an 8-0 score, they weren’t able to put away the visiting Eagles until the start of the third period, as they netted four goals in the first 7:18 of play to finally send the fans to Adelard Arena’s parking lot.

Officer Krawetz found guilty

January 23, 2012

PROVIDENCE — Seconds after a Superior Court judge found Lincoln police officer Edward M. Krawetz guilty of felony battery with a dangerous weapon — in this case, his shod foot — the defendant's wife, Lori, wiped away tears.
Several other family members just looked around in disbelief after Justice Edward C. Clifton announced his decision at about 12:10 p.m., Monday.

North End vulture plague worsens

January 23, 2012

WOONSOCKET — Robert Bouchard can still crack a joke about how his neighborhood is starting to remind him of the Hitchcock classic, “The Birds,” but don’t be fooled: He’s losing his sense of humor about the North End’s population of gloomy-looking vultures.
It’s growing, says Bouchard.
And so are his concerns about avian-borne disease and property values.
“The growth has been exponential,” says Bouchard. “It’s gotten to the point where you don’t even see a migratory dropoff of the population in the summertime anymore.”

Christiane Yvonne Goguen

January 23, 2012

Christiane Yvonne Goguen

GLASTONBURY, CT- Christiane Yvonne (LePollozec) Goguen, 86, wife of the late Robert Goguen, of Glastonbury and formerly Franklin, MA, died Monday, January 23, 2012, in New Britain.
Born in Rennes, France the daughter of the late Alexis and Melanie (LePeuc'h) LePollozec, she made her home in Franklin, MA for 56 years, moving to Glastonbury in 2003.

Lucien J. Lanctot

January 23, 2012

Lucien J. Lanctot

PAWTUCKET- Lucien J. Lanctot, 83, passed away on January 23rd. He was the husband of Lillian (Lepage) Lanctot.
Born in Lincoln, he was a son of the late Louis and Clarinda (Gagnon) Lanctot.
Lucien had been employed by Haskall Manufacturing for 20 years.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, a life member of the DAV and VFW and also was a member of the Royal Travelers for 20 years.
Besides his wife, he is survived by 3 sisters, Louise, Doris and Claire, 5 brothers, Edward, Francis, Aldor, Joseph and Raymond Lanctot. He was the brother of the late Romeo and Leon Lanctot.

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