October 9th, 2014
WOONSOCKET â€“ A Framingham man who was in possession of narcotics and a stolen coin collection worth thousands led police on a wild motor vehicle chase in which he crashed into two occupied motor vehicles, leaving one person injured, police said.
BURRILLVILLE â€“ Two deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office in Missouri will arrive here Saturday to help build a community playground and park near the Burrillville police station in honor of Tyler Seddon, the Pascoag boy who captured hearts across the country when thousands of police officers and firefighters helped him celebrate his seventh birthday last March.
BURRILLVILLE - Donald J. Levesque, 58, died unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at home in Pascoag. He is survived by his loving wife Deborah (Hebert) Levesque whom he married June 7, 1975; his mother, Evelyn (Dunn) Levesque. His children, Stacy Gemma and her husband Michael, Michelle Jennings, Joshua Levesque and the children of his heart, Jason Skeffington and his wife Cindy, and Jamie Yake and her husband
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Annie Masse, 97, formerly of Main St. Manville died peacefully Tuesday evening at St. Antoine Residence. She was the loving wife of the late Philip Masse.
Born in Manville she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (Lysy) Dunayeski. She was a resident of Manville for most of her life and also lived in Woonsocket for several years.
Mrs. Masse was employed at Textron Corp in Manville for over 30 years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles.
Annie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
LESLIE N. O'DELL
WOONSOCKET - Leslie N. O'Dell, 84 of Marshall Rd. died Sunday October 5, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Desrosiers) O'Dell. Born in East Blackstone, MA, son of the late Nelson and Treva (Tracy) O'Dell. Mr. O'Dell worked as a truck driver for B&W Express for several years prior to retiring.
Mr. O'Dell was a United States Navy Veteran, and also a former member of St. Joseph Veterans.
He is survived by several nephews and nieces.
He also was the brother of the late Edith McKnight and Earl O'Dell.
DORIS MAY LARIVIERE
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Doris May Lariviere, 86, of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of North Smithfield, Rhode Island, passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Port Charlotte, Florida.
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Even though the match had been decided and darkness was barely being held at bay by the small lights illuminating the courts, North Smithfield head coach Laurie Puddester conveyed to her Nos. 2 and 3 doubles teams that they still had work to do.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The state Ethics Commission has accepted a complaint filed against Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt for hiring her 16-year-old son to work in an unadvertised summer jobs program.
Katherine Dâ€™Arezzo, senior staff attorney for the Ethics Commission, said the complaint would be presented to the commission for initial consideration at its next meeting on Oct. 21.
WAKEFIELD - Howard R. Holt, 82, of Wakefield, died peacefully, on October 6, 2014 at South County Hospital. He was the husband of the late Beverly A. (Burgess) Holt. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Wallace S. and Amy (Barker) Holt.
HUBERT P. GOUIN
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Hubert P. Gouin 76, of Parkview Dr. died September 27, 2014 at home. He was the husband of the late Sandra J. (Lamontagne) Gouin. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Eddie and Yvonne (Hamlin) Gouin. Hubert was the owner and operator of Industrial Piping Supplies where he worked for over fifty years.