November 5th, 2012
Gerard A. Cayer
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Gerard A. Cayer, 90, of North Smithfield, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at St. Antoine Residence, with family by his side.
Born in Taunton, MA on October 18, 1922, he was the son of the late Alfred H. and Aurore B. (Barry) Cayer.
He was the brother of the late Rita Platiau, Bertrand, Roger, and Raymond Cayer. He leaves his nieces, nephews and grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Edgar A. Lamothe
WOONSOCKET- Edgar A. Lamothe 84, formerly of Clinton St. died Saturday at St. Antoine Residence. He was the husband of the late Jeannine (Lambert) Lamothe.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Donat and Emma (Godin) Lamothe.
Edgar was a custodian at AT Cross for twenty years before retiring in 1990. He was also a textile worker for many years. Edgar was a member of the St. Joseph Senior Citizens Club.
Steven A. Hadley
WOONSOCKET- Steven A. "Beaver" Hadley, 49, of Woonsocket, died Monday, October 29th 2012.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of Rachel (Bois) Hadley and the late Francis Hadley.
He resided in Arizona and Rhode Island during most of his life. A carpenter by trade, he loved to draw, work on motorcycles, and go fishing.
Normand E. Jette
WOONSOCKET- Normand E. Jette, 71, of Salisbury St. Died Thursday November 1, 2012 in the Home & Hospice Care, of Rhode Island, in Providence.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Honorius and Isabelle (Gaudette) Jette.
Normand worked for Flox Tech Industries, and various textile mills in the area.
He is survived by his Partner for 6 years Dennis Bates, of Woonsocket, R.I. and one brother Honorius Jette, of Woonsocket, R.I. One sister, Evelyn Williams, of Woonsocket, R.I. and several nieces and nephews.
LINCOLN- Lucille Y. St. Germain, 102, died October 26, 2012 in The Holiday, Lincoln.
Born in Canada, she was the daughter of the late Ferdinand and Maria (Gauthier) St. Germain.
Ms. St. Germain worked twenty years as an LPN for Dr. Beaudreault, retiring in 1969. She was a communicant of Our Lady Queen of Martyr's Church, enjoyed travelling and was devoted to caring for her family.
Richard Albert Boucher, Sr.
DOUGLAS - "Dick" Albert Boucher, Sr. 66 of 27 Reid Road, Douglas, was called home in the late afternoon on October 31st, 2012. He passed on to glory peacefully at home with members of his family by his side.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Rae-Ann Elise (Denis) Yamzon, 55, of Duane Court, North Smithfield, passed away on October 31, 2012 in Woonsocket after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Paul L. Yamzon, whom she married March 22, 1986.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Johanne M. (Bombardier) Denis of Woonsocket and the late Raymond D. Denis.
WOONSOCKET (AP) â€” With the clock ticking down to Election Day, the candidates in Rhode Island's bitter and heated race to represent the 1st Congressional District spent Sunday shaking hands and stumping for every last vote.
Freshman Rep. David Cicilline got help during visits to senior housing projects from popular Democrats, including Sen. Jack Reed and former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, who brought along his infant son, Owen, as an added sweetener.
Gov. Lincoln Chafee, center, on a recent tour of RiverzEdge Arts Project in Woonsocket, learns the art of screenprinting from assistant instructor Steve Harden, right, and instructor Thomas Engleman, left. The tour was part of the celebration of Arts and Humanities Month in Rhode Island, along with the governorâ€™s interest in the Arts Projectâ€™s record in workforce development, a public policy priority of Chafeeâ€™s. The screenprinting department at RiverzEdge grosses $100,000 from outside printing sales per year.
Wearing pink attire, 300 students, administrators and teachers gathered Friday on the field between Woonsocket Middle School's Villa Novan and Hamlet buildings to form a giant human pink ribbon as a way of celebrating a recent fundraiser to benefit the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation during Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. The school raised $1,500 through students, teachers and school administrators.