January 17th, 2013
Therese B. Ferrier
WOONSOCKET- Therese B. Ferrier 95, of Woonsocket, died January 14, 2013. She was the wife of the late Raymond R. Ferrier.
Born in St. Sorel, PQ Canada, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Leona (Boisvert) Lalancette. Mrs. Ferrier was a homemaker for most of her life.
She is survived by her children, Raymond V. and Monique P. Ferrier both of Woonsocket and Rachel S. Ferrier of GA, and one grandson. She was also the mother of the late Jeannine Ferrier.
Donna June Croteau
BILLERICA, MA- Donna June (Lancisi) Croteau, 60, of Billerica, MA, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at home with her loving family by her side.
Robert E. Blanchard
SCITUATE- BLANCHARD, Robert E., 65, of Peck Hill Road died Monday at his home. He was the beloved husband of Barbara Ann (Duclos) Blanchard. They were married for 42 years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Joseph and Juliette (Richer) Blanchard. He lived in Scituate for 12 years previously living in Coventry.
Mr. Blanchard was the owner and operator of Water Treatment Solutions. He retired from the former N. E. Telephone Company. He was a US Navy veteran.
KINGSTON â€” With its leading scorer from a season ago still sidelined with a concussion he suffered in the season opener, Mount St. Charles Academy has found itself having to rely on a cast of players this winter -- some of whom were barely on the teamâ€™s radar a year ago -- to help pick up the slack offensively.
PROVIDENCE â€“ Boasting a â€śBack to Basicsâ€ť budget that contains no increase in taxes â€“ and even a 2 percent reduction in the corporate tax rate over three years â€“ Gov. Lincoln Chafee submitted an $8.1 billion tax and spending plan for 2014 to the General Assembly on Wednesday.
Of the budget total, $3.4 billion will come from state taxes and other revenues, with the rest provided by the federal government.
CUMBERLAND- Therese (Reilly) Simmons, 75, passed away on January 15, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her beloved husband of 50 years, Robert L. Simmons.
Terry was born in Woonsocket, the daughter of the late John A. and Florence (Creighton) Reilly. She was a graduate of St. Clare High School and Regis College. She began her teaching career as a volunteer in the Lay Apostolate in Hobbs, New Mexico. She taught for several years in the Bellingham, Massachusetts and Woonsocket school systems.
Lise Anne Giorgi
BURRILLVILLE- Lise Anne Giorgi 56, resident of Oakland died peacefully at a home on January 14, 2013.
She was the loving wife to Michael Giorgi.
Lise was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Charles & Yvette (Fournier) Tessier.
She was a loving homemaker who enjoyed talking care of her husband, children, and her grandchildren, she was a resident of Burrillville most of her life.
Edward A. Falardeau
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Edward A. Falardeau, 96, of North Smithfield, formerly of Third Ave. Woonsocket, died Tuesday evening at St. Antoine Residence. He was the husband of the late Rhea M. (Doire) Falardeau.
Born in Holyoke, MA., he was a son of the late Albert and Catherine (Minners) Falardeau. He was a resident of Woonsocket for most of his life.
Mr. Falardeau served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the European Theatre. He received the Rhineland-Ardennes- Central Europe Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct and Victory Medal.
WOONSOCKET- Laurette D. Marchand 92, of Poplar St. died Tuesday at the Philip Hulitar Center. She was the wife of the late Adelard F. Marchand.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Leda (Carle) St. Sauveur. Mrs. Marchand worked as a weaver for most of her life in several area textile mills.
NORTH SMITHFIELD --- If unbeaten North Smithfield was looking for the perfect test to help the Northmen prepare for Thursday nightâ€™s duel between the Division IIIâ€™s other undefeated team, Middletown, the Northmen got one and then some on Tuesday night in the form of red-hot Mount Hope.
The Northmen, who entered the week capturing their seven league games by an average of 27 points, went the distance with the Huskies in a thrilling game that featured 14 lead changes, eight ties, and a boatload of three-pointers (19 of â€™em, 11 by the Huskies).