August 26th, 2014
Elizabeth A. Day
WOONSOCKET - Elizabeth A. (Sanborn) Day, 79, died Sunday, August 24, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Old Town, ME, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Rose (Roy) Sanborn.
Betty held many jobs, but her most cherished was being an independent daycare provider. She was a member of St. James Baptist Church, Woonsocket.
Bertrand A. Lamoureux
BELLINGHAM - Bertrand A. "Bert" Lamoureux, 77, of Bellingham died Monday evening at home.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Theodore and Marie (Chabot) Lamoureux. He was a resident of Bellingham for most of his life and attended Bellingham schools.
Mr. Lamoureux was veteran of the United States Air Force.
Bert was the founder and proprietor of Bert's Auto Repair on Old Elm St. in Bellingham since he first opened for business in 1966. In his earlier years he worked for Tropicana and at several textile mills in the area.
Ms. Suzanne Alma St. Pierre
WOONSOCKET - Suzanne Alma St. Pierre, 57 died Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at her home. All services will be private.
Ms. St. Pierre was born February 9, 1957 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island and was a daughter of the late Wilfred Joseph St. Pierre and Cecile Hebert Cousineau.
She is survived by one son, Eric Marc St. Pierre and wife Jennifer of Warwick, RI; one sister, Theresa DuRand of Chester, SC; a niece, Lynn Segars of Chester, SC; and a nephew, Robert D. DuRand of Woonsocket, RI.
PAWTUCKET -- PawSox shortstop Deven Marrero swears by a motto that proves quite handy whenever heâ€™s scuffling at the plate: â€śIf Iâ€™m not getting hits, theyâ€™re definitely not getting any hits,â€ť Marrero said recently while seated at his McCoy Stadium locker.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary is seeking donations to rehabilitate a cat that was found trapped in a dumpster on Welles Street about two weeks ago.
Deb Adam, the director of the nonprofit feline rescue agency, said she believes the cat had been neglected for some time before it was deliberately placed in the trash bin and left for dead. The animal was found by some neighbors who heard a banging noise coming from inside the dumpster, looked in and discovered the cat.
Rita M. Scott
BURRILLVILLE - Rita M. Scott, 96, resident of Pascoag, RI, passed away August 24, 2014 at the Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Pascoag.
She was the loving wife to the late Warren Scott, Sr.
She was born in Pawtucket, RI, a daughter of the late Arthur & Aurore (Girouard) Emery.
Veronica T. Wynne
MANVILLE - Veronica Therese (Gariepy) Wynne, 87, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 After many years of illness, she had most recently been a patient of Beacon Hospice. Born to Aram and Mary (Mulligan) Gariepy on March 27, 1927, Veronica is predeceased by her parents, sisters Evelyn Desrochers, Rita Hallock, Winnie Minot and her brother Leo Gariepy.
Claire E. Fisette
WOONSOCKET - Claire E. (Dion) Fisette, 84, formerly of Jenckes St. Woonsocket passed away peacefully on Friday August 22, 2014 at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Bertrand Fisette who passed away in 1979.
Born in Woonsocket, Claire was a daughter of the late Joseph E. and Laetitia R. (Normandin) Dion. She was a lifelong resident of the city and resided at St. Antoine for the past three years.
BELLINGHAM â€“ When Denis Auger and Mickey Emery got the idea to help disabled veterans with a cookout at Augerâ€™s Lake Hiawatha home 11 years ago, they counted on the help of the friends and area veterans to put the event together and make it happen.
Emery died in 2010, but the annual event benefitting disabled veterans from the Brockton VA Hospital and other residences was on again at Augerâ€™s home on Saturday thanks to the help of Emeryâ€™s wife, Liz; Augerâ€™s daughter, Nicole Auger-Gassett; and a battalion of volunteers from area veteran organizations.
PROVIDENCE â€“ What started out as a conversation between Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials has resulted in the striking of a rule that pertains to the loaning of football equipment during the summertime.
Tom Mezzanotte, RIIL executive director, brought what he felt was a serious matter to the attention of the R.I. Principalsâ€™ Committee on Athletics during last weekâ€™s meeting. Upon holding discussions with the medical community and the RIILâ€™s attorney, Mezzanotte recommended to the PCOA that the practice of high schools lending equipment cease immediately.