March 6th, 2014
George J. Rasmusson
WOONSOCKET- "Papa" George J. Rasmusson, 78, of 3rd Avenue, Woonsocket, died March 5, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Tewksbury, MA he later moved to Woonsocket, where he lived most his life.
He worked for twenty years as a truck driver for Walt's Trucking, Uxbridge, MA. George was a member of the Lafayett Club and Club Par-X where he loved playing pitch, cribbage and dots.
Charles A. Leclerc
WOONSOCKET- Charles A. Leclerc, 72, of Pine St., died March 5, 2014 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Yvette (St. Germain) Leclerc.
Born in Ware, MA, he was the son of the late Alpherie and Cecile (Lemay) Leclerc.
CUMBERLAND, RI- Leona Dorval, 87, wife of the late Emile Dorval, died peacefully March 1, 2014 at a Brewer, ME health care facility with her son by her side.
She was born February 13, 1927 in Woonsocket, RI a daughter of Pierre and Exanna (Galipeau) Rousseau.
She and her husband owned and operated Emile's Diner in Woonsocket for many years.
Jeannine L. Laferriere
BELLINGHAM- Jeannine L. (Bouvier) Laferriere, 83, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at St. Antoine Residence with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Normand A. Laferriere.
Born in Bellingham on April 14, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Conrad and Christiana (Gosselin) Bouvier.
Alexander H. Hanna
CUMBERLAND- Alexander H. Hanna of Cumberland passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of the late Irene J. Hanna.
Born the Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late Jack and Pauline (Cazes) Hanna. He resided in Cumberland for 41 years.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A local man has been arrested on federal charges of distributing fentanyl and street heroin laced with the synthetic painkiller, which has been linked to a dramatic spike in fatal overdoses.
JOHNSTON â€” Burrillville High head coach Kevin Randall seemed cautiously confident before his squad took on league-unbeaten East Greenwich in a R.I. Division III Tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday night.
â€śWe played them earlier this season, and we were down six at the half, but then our big man (junior Isaiah DeSilva) got in foul trouble,â€ť he stated as the players warmed up. â€śWe've got to keep Isaiah on the floor, because he's going to have to cover a house (in EG senior center Brandon) Eckles.â€ť
Lorraine F. Roberts
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Lorraine F. (Gladu) Roberts, 69, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on March 5, 2014, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Ferdinand Gladu, Sr. and Leona (Leboeuf) Gladu.
Rosemary "Rosie" Magano
PAWTUCKET- Rosemary "Rosie" (Brule) Magano 60, passed away on March 2, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Brian Magano.
Born in Providence, Rosemary was the daughter of the late Lea (Bilodeau) and Gaitan Brule.
UXBRIDGE- Noella (Dalbec) Beaudoin, 92, formerly of Main St., died Tues. March 4, 2014 in the St. Camillus Health Center, Whitinsville. She was the wife of the late Henry A. Beaudoin who died in 1981.
Visiting hours will be Sat. March 8, 2014 from 9:30- 10:30 AM in the BUMA FUNERAL HOME, 101 N. Main St., Uxbridge.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Sat. March 8, 2014 at 11 AM in the Good Shepherd Church, 121 Linwood Ave., Uxbridge.