April 25th, 2013
FT. MYERS, FL- Roland H. St Germain, 80, of Ft. Myers, FL, formerly of Bellingham, MA, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, RI. He was the beloved husband for 56 years of Jeannette D. (Tessier) St Germain.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on July 16, 1932, he was the son of the late Henry and Gertrude (St. Amant) St Germain.
Gerald E. Turgeon
PASCOAG- Gerald E. Turgeon 79, of Donahue Rd. died Tuesday at RI Hospital.
He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Ernest and Lena Turgeon.
Gerry was a mechanic for the Marquis Service Station for thirty three years. He later worked as a stock person at the IGA in Pascoag for twenty years. Gerry was an avid card player and loved gambling at Foxwoods and Twin River.
He is survived by a brother, Lucien Turgeon of Woonsocket, and several nieces and nephews.
CUMBERLAND â€” Thereâ€™s no place like home. And for Cumberland, which played eight of its first nine games of the season (two of them non-league contests in Massachusetts and one an Injury Fund non-leaguer) on the road, Wednesday afternoonâ€™s Division I showdown against La Salle in the friendly confines of Tucker Field was certainly a welcomed breath of fresh air.
A portentous email from an accomplished and revered pro football broadcaster was the first blossoming of the good things to come for Bob Socci.
Now that Socci is officially the lead play-by-play radio announcer for the New England Patriots, the veteran sportscaster and current radio voice of the Pawtucket Red Sox can look back with fondness at the message of hope Gil Santos delivered a few years back.
State Senator Donna Nesselbush (D-Pawtucket) the lead sponsor of the senate's same sex marriage bill, reacts after the senate approves the measure with a vote of 26-12 on the Senate floor late Wednesday afternoon. Final approval is expected next week by the House, when Governor Chafee is expected to sign the bill into law, effective August 1, 2013. (Photo/Ernest A. Brown)
Vilma C. Zagaglia
WOONSOCKET- Vilma C. (Aiudi) Zagaglia, 85, of Rhodes Ave., formerly of Diamond Hill Rd., died Wednesday April 24, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, with her beloved family by her side. She was the wife of the late John Zagaglia.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Augusto and Anna (Maculan) Aiudi.
Vilma worked for the City of Woonsocket, as a Purchasing Agent for 21 years.
She was the former Past President of the Ladies Guild of St. Anthony's, and the Women's Auxiliary of the Marchigiano Club.
Robert R. Lachance
BLACKSTONE- Robert R. Lachance 79, of Summer St. died Tuesday at home. He was the husband of Constance (Benjamin) Lachance. Mr. and Mrs. Lachance would have celebrated 56 years of Marriage, April 27, 2013.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Oscar and Victoria (Chaput) Lachance.
Robert worked as a milkman for the former Ideal Dairy for ten years. He retired form Edgecomb Metals as a foreman after twenty years of employment. Bob was a Korean War Army Veteran.
WOONSOCKET- Rita Jeannette Lamoureux, 87, resident of Woonsocket, RI, died March 12, 2013, at the Oakland Grove Health Center in Woonsocket, RI.
She was the wife of the late Paul Lamoureux.
Rita was born March 2, 1926 in North Smithfield, RI, a daughter of the late Delphis & Emma Jane (Gagnon) Bacon.
A little of this, a little of that â€¦
David Ortiz is a well-compensated baseball player. Heâ€™s also an adult.
When the time came to address the Fenway Park masses last Saturday, the Red Sox star should have exhibited better judgment. Enough bombs went off in the city of Boston last week. Yet there was Big Papi, dropping an expletive-laced one that ended up casting a pall over a touching pre-game ceremony.
CUMBERLAND- Donald A. "Ducky" Beauregard, 65, of Mendon Road died Saturday, April 20, 2013 at St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Rachel (Gagnon) Beauregard.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Arthur and Marguerite J. (Roy) Beauregard, he was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.
Mr. Beauregard was a valve assembler for Crosby Valve & Gauge, Wrentham, MA for 26 years and later worked as an inspector for Consolidated Container, Franklin, MA for 5 years, retiring in 2010.