June 13th, 2014
WOONSOCKET â€“ A Superior Court judge has decided that Raymond D. Tempest Jr. will be allowed to argue that his 1992 murder conviction should be vacated after his lawyers told the court new DNA evidence from hair the victim was clutching in her hand came from someone other than him.
Tempest, 61, is serving 85 years for the 1982 bludgeoning murder of Doreen C. Picard, 22, in the basement of a multifamily house on Providence Street.
PAWTUCKET –Will Middlebrooks won’t publicly fault the Red Sox’ decision to sign Stephen Drew – a move that has cast a rather large shadow over his future with the club.
Bernadette T. Hughes
WHEATON, IL - Bernadette Therese Hughes (nee Sheehan) passed away June 2, 2014. She was born August 14, 1929 in Woonsocket, RI.
Elaine D. DiPardo
WOONSOCKET - Mrs. Elaine D. (Lamoureux) DiPardo, 86, of North Smithfield, passed away June 12, 2014 at the Friendly Home in Woonsocket after an illness.
She was the loving wife to the late Angelo A. DiPardo.
Elaine was born in Woonsocket, RI a daughter of the late George L. Sr. & Doris J. (Fugere) Lamoureux.
ROCKY HILL, CT - Jeannette(Tellier) Mailloux, 96, formerly of Woonsocket, died June 10, 2014 after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Paul Mailloux and daughter of the late Philibert and Jeanne Tellier of Woonsocket.
Funeral services are private and a Memorial Mass is scheduled for Saturday June 21, 2014.
She is survived by daughter Suzanne and husband Jim Sorrell of Wethersfield, CT, sister Jacqueline Belisle, Estelle Linton and brother Arthur Tellier.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The legal dispute between the Sojourner House program assisting the victims of domestic violence and a former staff member alleging the organization misused federal grant funding was continuing this week despite Superior Court ruling dismissing the initial complaint in the case.
Norman A. LaFlamme
LITHIA, FL. - LaFlamme, Norman A., 89, of Lithia, FL. passed away on June 7, 2014. He was born on February 20, 1925 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island to the late Leo and Florence (Colby) LaFlamme. Norman graduated from Woonsocket High School in 1943 and was President of his class, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Rhode Island.
Linda S. Rondeau
WOONSOCKET - Linda S. Rondeau 61, of Morin Heights Blvd. died Monday, June 9, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of Robert Rondeau for forty one years. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Jacqueline (Barbeau) Rondeau.
Linda volunteered for Meals on Wheels for many years. Along with her husband Robert, they received the "RSVP Volunteer of the Year" award.
Ronny "Re-Run" R. Giguere
October 21, 1960 - June 4, 2014
COLUMBIA, NH - Ronny "Re-Run" R. Giguere, 53, of Columbia, NH, died on Wed., June 4, 2014, at the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook after a long period of failing health and with his mother by his side.
He was born in Woonsocket, R.I., on Oct. 21, 1960, the only son of Roger O. and Elaine (Drainville) Giguere. Ronny was raised in there and moved with his family to Errol in 1976. He was a 1979 graduate of Berlin High School where he enjoyed playing football.