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April 30th, 2012

Ryan J. Lalumiere

April 30, 2012

Ryan J. Lalumiere

PROVIDENCE- Ryan J. Lalumiere, 25, resident of Providence, passed away on April 28, 2012 at the Tavares Pediatric Center in Providence.
He was born April 1, 1987 in Woonsocket, son of Suzanne Lalumiere.

Carmelo "Babe" Lemme

April 30, 2012

Carmelo "Babe" Lemme

WOONSOCKET- Carmelo "Babe" Lemme, Cam passed away on March 26, 2012 At the Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Ctr. In Woonsocket of Pneumonia, "Babe", as he was known to his friends was a well known Woonsocket citizen.
He was born on July 12, 1929, son of the late Peter & Mary (Petraca) Lemme.
He resided in Woonsocket all his life. While serving in the ARMY National Guard, he attained the rank of Master SGT, (E7) in Company B, 118th Engineer Battalion.

Elza E. Saletnik

April 30, 2012

Elza E. Saletnik

BURRILLVILLE- Elza E. Saletnik, 94, a lifelong resident of Pascoag, passed away on Friday April 27, 2012 in the Overlook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Pascoag.
Born in Framingham, MA, she was the daughter of the late Jan and Stanislawa (Maliga) Saletnik.

Alfred Cournoyer

April 30, 2012

Alfred Cournoyer

BURRILLVILLE- Alfred Cournoyer, 83, died Friday, April 27, 2012 in Bayberry Commons, Pascoag. He was the husband of Lillian (Choquette) Cournoyer of Pascoag, whom he married on May 30, 1950.
Born in Slatersville, he was the son of the late Nazaire and Eva (Guertin) Cournoyer.
Alfred worked as a Caster at American Standard of Wauregan, CT for 33 years before retiring. He was a member of VFW Post in Florida and of Pascoag Knights of Columbus. He served as a Staff Sergeant in the US Marine Corps and was a Veteran of the Korean War.

Shirley Picchioni

April 30, 2012

Shirley Picchioni

UXBRIDGE, MA- Shirley (Russell) Picchioni, 78, of North Uxbridge died Tuesday April 24, 2012 in Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehab. Center, Northbridge. She was the wife of John V. Picchioni, Sr.
A longtime resident of North Uxbridge, Mrs. Picchioni was employed as a registered nurse at Landmark Hospital in Woonsocket for many years. Later, she worked for St. Vincents Hospital and Beaumont Nursing Home.
She was born Dec. 6, 1933 in Worcester, daughter of the late Raymond and Regina (Paquin) Russell and was a graduate of St. Vincents School of Nursing, Worcester.

Alan K. Remillard

April 30, 2012

Alan K. Remillard

BELLINGHAM- Alan K. Remillard, 52, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Friday, April 27, 2012 at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA with his family and fiancee by his side after being stricken at home earlier in the week. He was the beloved fianc of Nancy Beschi and they were to be married on July 13, 2013.
Born on December 30, 1959, he was the son of the late Leo R. and Viola R. "Dolly" (Lajoie) Remillard.

Albert Lee Gaffney

April 30, 2012

Albert Lee Gaffney

WOONSOCKET- Albert Lee Gaffney, Sr., 80, of Pine St. Woonsocket, died Thursday at Trinity Health Center. He was the loving husband of Ethel M. (Jeter) Gaffney.
Born in South Carolina, he was a son of the late Robert Lee and Troxcell (Gibson) Gaffney. He was a resident of Woonsocket for the past 46 years.
Mr. Gaffney was employed by Hyman Brickle Corporation for many years until his retirement 20 years ago.

April 29th

McGair: Time to put the brakes on college hoop players transferring

April 29, 2012

The checklist of what to keep tabs on during college basketball’s offseason used to be simple and straightforward. You would look at the pool of underclassmen declaring to take their game to the next level by applying for the NBA Draft, which in turn sparks debate as to whether the decision made is foolhardy or correct.

Harrisville Hose company marks 100 years

April 29, 2012

BURRILLVILLE — Harrisville Hose Company No. 1 is gearing up for a major milestone: its 100th birthday.
On Saturday, May 5, the fire department will celebrate 100 years with a banquet at Crystal Lake Golf Course in Burrillville. Former members that were located have been invited as well as many other guests.
The Harrisville Fire District is comprised of the Harrisville Fire Department, Hose Company No. 1 and the Harrisville Water Department. It is located in the heart of the Town of Burrillville, and encompasses the historic villages of Harrisville and a portion of Glendale.

April 28th

MSC's Bill Belisle to receive honor from R.I. Reds Heritage Society

April 28, 2012

PROVIDENCE — America’s most successful and respected high school hockey coach will be presented with the R. I. Reds Heritage Society’s R. I. Native-born Hockey Achievement Award. Normand “Bill” Belisle, the longtime schoolboy head coach at Mount St. Charles, will receive the honor at the organization’s 12th annual reunion at Goddard State Park in Warwick on Sunday, August 5.

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