May 4th, 2012
Lucien J. Turenne
CHARLOTTE, NC- Mr. Turenne, 89, of Charlotte, NC, passed away Thursday morning, April 26, 2012 at his home.
He was born March 14, 1923 in Manville, Rhode Island, one of five children to the late Adjutor Theodore Turenne and Berthe Favreau Turenne.
Mr. Turenne served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II and worked as a mechanical engineer with the Celanese Corporation for thirty-three years.
Henry R. Scott
WOONSOCKET- Henry R. "Butsy" Scott of Woonsocket, died on May 2, 2012 at the age of 93. Henry was the husband of the late Irene B. (Provencal) Scott.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Henry and Lillian (Bernhard) Scott.
After his service in the Army, he managed deliveries for both Mullen's and Carney's furniture stores, was a maintenance mechanic at Uniroyal Tires (Rubber Shop) and retired as Building Superintendent for the Woonsocket Call. In his retirement he continued to work at the RI ARC until the age of 86.
WOONSOCKET --- Mount St. Charles got a âDâ for its defense on Thursday afternoon.
The Mounties committed a half dozen errors in its Division I crossover showdown with North Kingstown, and while those miscues led to only two unearned runs, that turned out to be the difference in the visiting Skippersâ 7-5 victory that gave the Division I-South leaders their sixth straight win.
This game was a neat back-and-forth affair until the Skippers (8-1) rallied for three runs in the top of the fifth inning to claim their two-run lead.
BLACKSTONE â The historic East Blackstone Quaker Meeting House is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. The burial grounds date back to 1799 and the Meeting House located at 197 Elm St. was built in 1812.
The East Blackstone Quaker Meeting House and Cemetery Historical Association will be celebrating this major milestone with events throughout the year, including a series of ecumenical services that kicks off this weekend.
Noella A. Lambert
WOONSOCKET- Noella A. (Cote) Lambert 92, formerly of Brookhaven Condominiums, died Thursday at The Ballou Home for the Aged. She was the wife of the late Jean Aime Lambert whom she married June 7, 1948 in St. Ann's Church.
Born in Woonsocket, August 25, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Louis Philippe and Laetitia (Guay) Cote.
Noella was a medical secretary for Drs. Catello Scarano and Auray Fontaine for many years. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church and a graduate of Presentation of Mary Academy, in Hudson, NH.
Ronald B. Hubert
UXBRIDGE- Ronald B. Hubert 76, of Country Squire Rd. died Wednesday at University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He was the husband of Suzanne A. (Paulhus) Hubert.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Herve and Aldea (Giguere) Hubert. Ronald was a US Army Veteran. He was a machinist for Electric Boat for nineteen years retiring nineteen years ago.
Besides his wife he leaves a daughter, Tennille Monteiro and her husband Emanuel of Woonsocket, and four grandchildren, Ariana, Blake, Caleb, and Addison.
Arthur J. Lecuivre
WOONSOCKET- Arthur J. Lecuivre, 90, of Paradis Avenue, Woonsocket, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012. He was the husband of the late Virginia A. (Shea) Lecuivre who were blessed with 50 years of marriage.
Born in Woonsocket he was the son of the late Vital Lecuivre and Irma (Senn) Lecuivre. Arthur was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Lecuivre attended Woonsocket High School, graduated from Hill College (accounting), worked for UniRoyal for 33 years, worked for OIC of RI and retired from Roger Williams Hospital in 1987. Arthur had a fulfilled 25 years of retirement life.
Lillian M. Salome
WOONSOCKET- Lillian M. (Koury) Salome, 85, of Woonsocket, died May 1, 2012 in St. Antoine's Residence. She was the wife of the late James L. Salome.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Jamelia (Lataash) Koury.
Mrs. Salome worked for the Woonsocket Call for twenty years, beginning as proof reader and retiring as a copy editor in 1987. Lillian was a member of St. Elias Melkite Greek Catholic Church.
PAWTUCKET(AP) â Pawtucket police say they were defending themselves when they killed a Massachusetts man who pulled a gun on them during a traffic stop.
Two police officers shot the man several times on Sherman Street shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities say they stopped the man because he appeared to match the description of a suspect wanted by Massachusetts state police for an assault with a firearm earlier in the day.
WOONSOCKET â An atheist group from Wisconsin may want the World War I monument bearing a prominent Latin cross removed, but a throng of people rallied around the marker yesterday with another idea, expressed in thunderous enthusiasm.
âItâs staying where it is,â boomed Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio, former adjutant general of the Rhode Island National Guard. âIt stays where it is, as it is, right here in the city of Woonsocket. A round of applause and cheers rose from the sea of faces as Centracchioâs voice boomed over a high-decibel PA system, âThis is the line in the sand.â