July 23rd, 2012
WOONSOCKET - Cecile "Memere Darling" (Plouffe) Longpre - Left our world peacefully and earned her angels wings and reunited with her love on Saturday, July 21st, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. Cecile was born June 21st, 1921 in the Darlington section of Pawtucket, RI to the late Amateur & Rosianne (Raymond) Plouffe.
CUMBERLAND - Brenda L. (Norton) Lucas, 75, of Old Hickory Drive died Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Lucas and the former wife of Arthur Grant of Newport.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Vernon and Elizabeth (McIntyre) Norton, she had lived in Cumberland for the past 49 years.
BURRILLVILLE - Claire L. (Rivet) Cunningham, 78, died Friday, July 20, 2012 in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was a former resident of Bradford Court. Claire was the wife of the late Lawrence Cunningham. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Antoine and Dora (Basaillon) Rivet.
Claire worked as a Nurse's Aide at Zambarano Hospital in Pascoag for many years. She enjoyed being a member of the Burrillville Historical Society and was a friend to many in the community.
WOONSOCKET - Hortense C. Dalpe 93, of St. Louis Ave. died Sunday at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Omer Dalpe. Born in Blackstone, she was a daughter of the late Pierre and Ella (Marcoux) Robidoux. Hortense was the owner of Dalpe's House of Favors for forty years before retiring in 1998. She was a member of the Quota International of Woonsocket, and was named Quotarian of the Year in 1998. She participated in the Adopt-A-Family Program, and was a member of the Apres Midi Club of the YWCA.
STERLING, CT - Graham R. Levesque, 45, died July 18, 2012 in Sterling, Connecticut. Born and raised in Woonsocket, Graham was the son of Rene and Judith (Bradley) Surprenant of Port Charlotte, FL. He was the former husband of Cheryl Levesque.
Graham worked in construction as a dry-wall and insulation installer. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid Patriots and Yankees fan.
BLACKSTONE - Kathleen E. (Gonneville) Lemenager, 61, of Blackstone, died July 19, 2012 in her home. She was the wife of Joseph A. Lemenager. Born in Blackstone, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Eleanor (Monnot) Gonneville.
She worked as a secretary for Landmark Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. Kathleen enjoyed painting, reading and gardening.
BURRILLVILLE - Arthur F. St. Pierre, Jr., 85, resident of Burrillville, passed away on July 20, 2012 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. Born in Oakland, he was the son of the late Arthur F. and Eva C. (Rondeau) St. Pierre, Sr.
Baseball, the romantics cite, is steeped in so much tradition that itâ€™s simple to draw a line in the sand and connect generations â€“ whether weâ€™re referencing fathers and sons or ballplayers from different eras.
Sometimes, though, the art of bridging venerable types with youth whose chapters are waiting to be written requires assistance. In that regard, Mason Williams, the Pawtucket native and high-ceiling outfield prospect in the New York Yankees' farm system owes Joe Logan much thanks.
LINCOLN â€” The Burrillville All-Stars may have taken a quick exit at this R.I. Little League Major Division Tournament, that after suffering an 11-9 losers' bracket elimination loss to Cranston Western late Sunday afternoon, but skipper Mike Cabral nevertheless mustered a smile afterward.
He had every reason, as his crew entered the top half of the sixth frame trailing 11-4, but manufactured five runs while causing their opponent's coaching staff fits.
Woonsocket firefighters sift through the rubble in Room 209 at Chateau Clare on Park Avenue in Woonsocket Sunday morning where a fire was reported. Roughly 30 residents were evacuated and asked to go to St. James Parish Hall across the street to await further
instructions. Mary Sene, a resident who suffers from COPD, was taken to Landmark Medical Center to be treated for difficulty breathing. Firefighters knocked down the wall to her apartment while battling the blaze, which is believed to have started around 5:30 a.m., according to a witness. The Red Cross was on scene to assist.