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May 29th, 2012

Jane Dashef Weinstock

May 29, 2012

Jane Dashef
Weinstock

Jean Paul Fagnant

May 29, 2012

Jean Paul Fagnant

CUMBERLAND- Fagnant, Jean Paul, 76, of Cumberland died Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Hospice St. Antoine, North Smithfield. He was the husband of Pauline (Pelletier) Fagnant.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Hermile and Blanche (Fugere) Fagnant. He lived most of his life in Cumberland. Mr. Fagnant had been employed for many years as an industrial diamond Dye Cutter at General Cable before retiring in 1999. He was an avid NASCAR fan and will be missed by so many friends.

Rachel T. Landry

May 29, 2012

Rachel T. Landry

WOONSOCKET- Rachel T. Landry, 90, of Woonsocket, died May 23, 2012 the Friendly Home.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Waldo V. and Delia (Paul) Landry.
Ms. Landry was a bookkeeper for Ken's Lawn and Yard and Stateline Power Products.
She leaves her sister, Rita Marcotte of Blackstone; nephews and nieces. Ms. Landry was predeceased by three brothers, Waldo, Aram and Gerald Landry.

Margaret E. Harrison

May 29, 2012

Margaret E. Harrison

LINCOLN- HARRISON, Margaret E. (Gormley), 94, of Lower River Road, passed away Sunday in the Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late John E. Harrison.
Born in Norwich, CT, she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Quinn) Gormley. She resided in Lincoln for many years, previously residing in North Providence and Burrillville.
Margaret was a graduate of the Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, CT, and a graduate of the St. Joseph School of Nursing in Providence.

Henri L. Carpentier

May 29, 2012

Henri L. Carpentier

MANVILLE- Henri L. Carpentier, 71, of Old River Rd., Manville, died Saturday evening at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving companion of 14 years to Marie-Anne (Cournoyer) Blanchard of Manville.
Born in Woonsocket, Henri was the son of the late Henry and Doris (Benoit) Carpentier.
Mr. Carpentier was an active Life Member of the Woonsocket B.P.O E. Lodge 850. At the time of his passing Henri was employed as the facilities manager at the Elks. In his earlier years he worked for the Walnut Hill Bowling Alley and was also a self-employed tradesman in the area.

James Edward Evans

May 29, 2012

James Edward Evans

WOONSOCKET- James Edward Evans 63 years old passed away on May 24th 2012.
James was the eldest son of the late Hosie W. and the late Lucy M. (Harmon) Evans. He was born October 6, 1948 in Thompson, GA. He moved to Woonsocket with his family in 1958 and lived here until his passing. James attended High School up to the 12th grade. He joined the Army and served his country in Vietnam. He worked a short time at Clark Cutler in Franklin, MA. and Charlotte Brothers in Blackstone. But, his life love was carpentry.

Albert C. Rivers

May 29, 2012

Albert C. Rivers

WOONSOCKET- Albert C. Rivers, 87, of Hemond Ave., Woonsocket, passed away peacefully at The Friendly Home on Friday, May 25, 2012 with his son by his side.
Born in Woonsocket on March 16, 1925, he was the son of the late William C. and Delina (Demarse) Rivers and is the last of ten children born to them.

Woonsocket remembers its heroes

May 29, 2012

Richard W. Schatz, president of the United Veterans Council of Woonsocket, left, and Thomas G. Paine, United Veterans Council chaplain, Veteran of the Year, Navy veteran and retired member of the R.I. Army National Guard, lay a wreath in memory of World War II veterans Alexandre, Henri and Louis Gagne, three brothers lost in the war, at the controversial Place Jolicoeur War Memorial at Station 2 in Woonsocket Monday. Another wreath was laid by members of the Woonsocket City Council and Mayor Leo Fontaine in memory of their mother, Bernadette Gagne, who lost her three sons in the war.

May 28th

Johnson returns to Pawtucket -- as Tides' manager

May 28, 2012

PAWTUCKET — If Ron Johnson had any doubts or reservations about his status among the baseball cognoscenti, a phone call from Dan Duquette quickly erased them.
It was a phone call that was straight to the point with Duquette taking a run at Johnson to gauge his level of interest in the managerial job with the Norfolk Tides. Sure, the two share a past, but what heightens the importance of this particular phone call is the timing of when it occured.

Lincoln softball team wraps up 18-0 regular season

May 28, 2012

LINCOLN — There had been a fair share of dominant Division I teams during the past decade that ruled their regular seasons and captured state championships, but none of them were able to accomplish what Lincoln wrapped up on Monday afternoon.

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PROVIDENCE – A new General Assembly law signed by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee on July 3 is requiring municipal fire...
WOONSOCKET – Local police, the FBI and the state police swung into action Tuesday afternoon after a reported child...

 

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