January 6th, 2015
PAWTUCKET â€“ James F. â€śJimâ€ť Baron, 57, The Times and The Callâ€™s legendary political reporter and a well-known and respected observer of all doings at the Rhode Island Statehouse, died Monday night at Miriam Hospital.
Jim was the husband of Denise Perreault, a former city editor at the Woonsocket Call, and son of Mary (Wilkie) Baron and the late Robert Baron.
Rita M. Beaulieu
WOONSOCKET - Rita M. (Lafreniere) Beaulieu, 90, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Woonsocket Health Center with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Gerard M. Beaulieu. Born in St. Didace, Quebec, Canada on October 23, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Adelard and Exilia (Adam) Lafreniere.
Joseph G. Bourget
BLACKSTONE - Joseph G. Bourget 86, of 38 Fox Run Rd., formerly of Fox Brook Manor died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Bernice (Desjarlais) Bourget and the late Mary (Samford) Bourget. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Joseph and Aldea (Aubin) Bourget.
William E. Larder
WOONSOCKET - William E. ("Bill") Larder, 81, of Kennedy Manor and formerly of Wrentham, MA died January 4, 2015 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Juliette P. (Lacouture) Larder. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Willie and Lily (Ashcroft) Larder.
CUMBERLAND - Leo Beauregard, 88, of Cumberland passed away, Saturday, January 3, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Pauline (Masse) Beauregard. They were happily married for 66 years. Born in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Armand and Leona (Desjarlais) Beauregard. He was a navy veteran of World War II.
WOONSOCKET â€“ City officials expect to find out for sure this week whether an East Hartford manufacturing company will take over the vacant Wal-Mart building on Diamond Hill Road, as previously announced.
KINGSTON — Senior captain Jack Bauer claimed the 200-yard individual medley (2:06.37) and 100-yard butterfly (56.41) and also swam on a pair of triumphant relays to propel the Cumberland High boys’ finmen to a 54-40 Division I triumph over South Kingstown at URI’s Tootell Natatorium on Monday afternoon.
Teammate Jay Rossi also earned “double-victor” status after landing the 100 freestyle (50.65) and 100 breaststroke (1:06.09), while Killian Canavan took the 50 freestyle (24.57) and the 100 backstroke (1:02.18).
Charles J. Grady
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Charles J. Grady, 74, of North Smithfield, RI, passed away on December 31, 2014 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Charles & Gertrude (Fortin) Grady.
Charles ran the Woonsocket Hearing Aide Center, and was a resident of North Smithfield for 40 years. He was a Vietnam Army veteran.
He is survived by his children, daughter, Jill A. Jellison, sons, Charles "Chuck" Jellison, Glen, Matt and Scott Grady, and a granddaughter, Sara Jellison.
Gertrude P. Laflamme
LINCOLN - Gertrude P. Laflamme, 92, of Sayles Hill Rd. and formerly of Cumberland and Woonsocket, died January 4, 2015 in The Holiday, Lincoln. For full service details, please visit www.holtfuneralhome.com.
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