August 11th, 2011
LINCOLN â Ron Truppa sat at a table in his parents' expansive, luxurious home late Tuesday morning and admitted, with a chuckle, that he one day aspired to be the governor of Rhode Island.
He never quite achieved that lofty position, though says he's having a blast as a Hollywood film writer, producer and director.
The 36-year-old former Lincolnite also owns TRUPPA Entertainment, a production company based in Sherman Oaks, Calif. that produces films, television pitches, scripts, public service announcements and commercials.
Florence E. Tetreault
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Florence E. Tetreault, 58, of North Smithfield, died Monday at Landmark Medical Center.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of Evelyn (Gaudreau) Tetreault of Woonsocket and the late Roland Tetreault.
She lived most of her life in Woonsocket until moving to North Smithfield 9 years ago.
Ms. Tetreault was employed in the housekeeping department at the Fogarty Hospital for many years.
Florence was a very family-oriented person and always made herself available to care for children, especially her nieces and nephews.
Janet M. Vitale
WOONSOCKET- Janet M. (Mousseau) Vitale 55 of Woonsocket, died Sunday at home.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Albert and Lucille (Devish) Mousseau.
She was the wife of Assi Adopo of Connecticut. She was a registered nurse, working at Hebert Nursing Home in Smithfield for many years before retiring two years ago due to illness.
Paul G. Farrell
BELLINGHAM- Paul G. Farrell, 74, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at Briarcliffe Manor in Johnston, RI with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Claire R. (Pincince) Farrell.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on November 22, 1936, he was the son of the late Patrick J. and Mary (Blais) Farrell.
Florence Amanda Langevin
CHARLOTTE, NO. CAROLINA- Florence Amanda Langevin of Charlotte, North Carolina passed away August 8, 2011 at her home after an eight-month courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Florence was born in Woonsocket, RI, on February 7, 1925, to the late Joseph and Emelia (Lemieux) LeClair.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar, in April of 2003 and her sister, Sr. Rose LeClair, Presentation of Mary, of Methuen, MA.
The Langevin family moved to Charlotte in 1962 with the relocation of the Woonsocket Mill.
FOXBORO â Gerard Warren had an explicit instruction for his agent this offseason.
âI told him, âCall me after you talk to New England,ââ Warren said. âI donât want to burn any bridges, but thatâs pretty much what it boiled down to. I told him I wanted to come back to New England because I knew what the purpose was here.â
Patriots coach Bill Belichick announced on Monday that the team had re-signed Warren, a veteran defensive lineman who started 10 regular-season games for New England last season, registering 3.5 sacks.
BRISTOL, Ct. â Must-win game? No problem for Cumberland American.
CALL shook off the sting from back-to-back shutout defeats in pool play and earned a spot in todayâs semifinals of the New England Regional Tournament by pounding winless Barre (Vt.) Community, 12-4, on Wednesday morning at sun-drenched Breen Field.
Marie Z. Gawrada
WOONSOCKET- Marie Z. Gawrada, 88, of Church St., passed away at home.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Peter & Julia (Szczur) Gawrada. She resided in Woonsocket all her life. She attended Rhode Island College of Education, Providence College, and Brown University and taught in the city's public school system, primarily at Woonsocket Junior High School. She was a communicant of St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Raymond A. Lemoine
NO. SMITHFIELD- Raymond A. Lemoine, age 84 passed away on August 7, 2011 at home with his loving family at his side. He was a thirty year resident of No. Smithfield.
He was the eldest son of the late Woonsocket Patrolman Albert Lemoine, who died in the line of duty, and the late Aurore (Dussault) Lemoine.
Roger R. Martel
BLACKSTONE- Roger R. Martel, 73, of Blackstone, MA passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at the Kindred Hospital in Rochdale, MA with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Gertrude A. (Perusse) Martel.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on March 18, 1938, he was the son of the late Paul and Alice (Demers) Martel.