NORTH SMITHFIELD - Camille "Cam" Morisseau, 69, of Great Road, died June 18, 2014 in St. Antoine Residence. He was the husband of Elaine S. (Nys) Morisseau whom he married June 12, 1965. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Emile and Laurencia (Julie) Morisseau.
Eugene E. Gramolini
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Eugene E. "Johnny" Gramolini, 94, died Saturday evening at home. He was the loving husband of the late Eleanor G. (Carroll) Gramolini.
Born in Winchendon, Massachusetts he was a son of the late Primo and Zaide (Caselli) Gramolini. He was raised in Woonsocket and resided in North Smithfield for over 55 years.
Mr. Gramolini served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
Norman R. Landry, Sr.
BLACKSTONE - Norman R. Landry, Sr., 85, of Blackstone, MA passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, June 19, 2014 with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 62 years of Doris J. (Boucher) Landry. Born in Blackstone, MA on September 13, 1928, he was the son of the late Raymond H. and Rose E. (Desrosiers) Landry.
WOONSOCKET â€“ As the declaration period opens Monday for candidates seeking statewide office, Mayor Lisa-Baldelli Hunt announced that sheâ€™s endorsed all of the incumbents in the House of Representatives â€“ Rep. Stephen Casey (D-Dist. 50, Woonsocket), Rep. Michael Morin (D-Dist. 49, Woonsocket) and Rep. Robert Phillips (D-Dist. 51, Woonsocket, Cumberland).
WOONSOCKET â€“ Justin Switzer admitted his initial two years at Woonsocket High, those in 2005 and '06, were at the very least problematic.
He had wanted to compete on the Villa Novans' wrestling team, but he missed most of his freshman season because he was deemed academically ineligible. He didn't even practice as a sophomore for the same reason.
CUMBERLAND -- Weather-wise, it was a day befitting the Blackstone River Theatre’s Summer Solstice Festival. As participants filtered in to Diamond Hill Park with their lawn chairs and blankets, the perfect temperature and overall pretty day seemed to be on everyone’s minds, along with the non-stop schedule of music and dancing.
When Vaughn Hayward walked off the mound at Connecticutâ€™s Dodd Stadium on May 24, part of him was resigned to the possibility that he had thrown his last pitch in a competitive game.
That spring afternoon featured the collegiate Hayward at his finest for Bryant University. With the Northeast Conference championship and a berth to the NCAA Tournament on the line, the senior flummoxed the Sacred Heart hitters with 6.1 shutout innings while scattering five hits. It looked like a chance to go out on top, as Hayward did not make an appearance in either of the Bulldogsâ€™ NCAA games.
Rita R. Thibault
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Rita R. (Lemire) Thibault, 87, of Smithfield Rd., No. Smithfield, died June 19, 2014 in St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Roger Thibault and the late Normand Lacroix. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Donalda (Cabana) Lemire.
Thomas C. Caron
WOONSOCKET - Thomas Christopher Caron of Woonsocket died February 1, 2014.
Tom was a 1966 graduate of WHS and a 'Boots on the Ground' Vietnam Veteran.
A Memorial Service with full Military Honors will be held on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 1pm at the Veterans Cemetery, Rte. 2, Exeter, RI. Friends and relatives are invited to attend.
PROVIDENCE â€“ After several years of watching Rhode Island high school boysâ€™ basketball crown one undisputed state champion and do so with mostly positive reviews, the girlsâ€™ hoops community is officially prepared to follow suit.