August 9th, 2011
Claire C. Millette
WOONSOCKET- Claire C. Millette, 78, of Flat St., Cumberland, formerly of Woonsocket, died Sunday at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of Normand L. Millette and the late Gerald Aubin.
Born and raised in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Michel and Rosa (Pontbriand) Laprade. She was a resident of Woonsocket for over 45 years until moving to Cumberland in 1999.
Mrs. Millette was employed at the Cadillac Mills, Tupperware, AT Cross, and Koch Jewelry before her retirement.
Robert L. Pleau
WOONSOCKET- Robert L. Pleau, 60, of Greene St. , died Friday August 5, 2011, at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Dawn (O'Dell) Pleau.
Born in Shirley, MA. son of the late Louis Pleau, and Janice (Leslie) Pleau, of Woonsocket.
Mr. Pleau worked as a Machinist for Gould Ehberhart , for several years.
He was a member of the Teamsters.
Estelle R. Pandolfi
MANVILLE- Estelle R. Pandolfi, 93, of Sayles Hill Rd., Manville, died Friday morning at The Holiday. She was the wife of the late Albert J. Pandolfi.
Born and raised in Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Laura (Ritchotte) Lachappelle.
Mrs. Pandolfi moved to Manville upon her marriage in 1937 and later lived for 16 years in Ashland, MA. She returned to Manville in 1971 and remained in her home on Sayles Hill Rd. until she took up residence at The Holiday 11 years ago.
In her earlier years Mrs. Pandolfi was employed at the Manville Jenckes Mill.
Eva M. Lambert
CUMBERLAND- Eva M. Lambert, 100, of Cumberland, died Thursday at Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Maxwell E. Lambert.
Born in Manchaug MA, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Arzelia (Dussault) Marquis.
She is survived by her brothers Sylvio Marquis of Pennsylvania and Lucien Marquis of N. Smithfield, 3 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Lambert was the mother of the late Robert R. Lambert and Lorraine Bucci and the grandmother of the late David Bucci.
Jerod W. Place
BURRILLVILLE- Jerod W. Place, 74, resident of Mapleville, died August 2, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center.
Born on September 4, 1936 in Chepachet RI, a son of the late Harold & Bertha (Gauvin) Place.
He worked for the Zambarano Hospital for twenty five years; previously he did construction and worked in area textile mills. He enjoyed fishing and going to the race track. He was US Navy of the Korean Conflict.
BRISTOL, Conn. --- After roughing up its opponents in more than half of its games in tournament play, Cumberland American got a bitter taste of its own medicine on Monday night.
Goffstown (N.H.) Junior went around its lineup and banged out six of its eight hits during a five-run rally in the bottom of the second inning that helped lead to an 8-0 triumph over CALL in their New England Regional pool play affair at Breen Field.
PAWTUCKET â€“ Bruce Guindon would like to set the record straight regarding his role as the Pawtucket Red Sox official scorer.
First off, the International League, not the PawSox, employs Guindon. Translation: He is not in the home teamâ€™s back pocket. The Pawtucket native and registered Interscholastic League football and hockey official is empowered and instructed to make the correct call, the right one.
PAWTUCKET â€” It is sometimes said that being the only state in the nation that marks Victory Day with an official holiday gives Rhode Island a distinction of a dubious sort, but for John Leclair it is anything but.
As the city man attended a wreath-laying ceremony to mark the occasion at Veterans Park Monday, he brought with him two type-written pages detailing the horrors his father endured after the World War II Army medic was captured on the Philippine island of Battan in 1942.
PAWTUCKET â€” Kevin Millwoodâ€™s tenure with the Pawtucket Red Sox has come to an end. Now the 36-year-old will have to weigh whether to seek out another opportunity or bow out gracefully, a decision that could be complicated based on the right-handed pitcherâ€™s belief that he still has something to give.
For now, though, Millwood plans on visiting family he has based up and down the East Coast and squeeze in as many rounds of golf as possible. That sounds like someone who isnâ€™t optimistic heâ€™ll be on a mound again this season.