October 23rd, 2012
Germain J. Dufresne
NO. SMITHFIELD- Germain J. Dufresne 96, died Monday at St. Antoine Residence. He was the husband of the late Therese (Bergeron) Dufresne.
Born in St. Phillip, P Q Canada, he was a son of the late Joseph and Marie-Anne (Frechette) Dufresne.
Mr. Dufresne was a textile worker for the Branch River Woolen Company for twenty seven years before retiring in 1972. He served in the US Army during WWII. He was a former member of the Parkview Club.
Romeo G. Ethier
MILLVILLE, MA- Romeo G. Ethier, 77, of Thayer St., died October 21, 2012 at home with his family. He was the husband of Mary Jean (Couture) Ethier.
Born in Millville, MA he was the son of the late Mederic and Cora (Gagnon) Ethier. He was a resident of Millville since 1970.
Roger J. Dwyer
LINCOLN- Roger J. Dwyer of Lincoln passed away Monday October 22, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Anna Frances (Heslin) Dwyer.
Born on September 20, 1925, he was the son of the late Roger and Anna (Dowling) Dwyer.
Roger was a 1943 graduate of Woonsocket High School and 1946 graduate of Providence College. He was a recipient of the Madeline Daly Savaria Trophy as an outstanding athlete at Woonsocket High School and was member of the PC basketball team for 2 years.
Eugene J. Picard Jr.
CUMBERLAND- Eugene J. Picard Jr., 57, formerly of Cumberland, died October 9th.
Born in Pawtucket he was a son the late Eugene J. and Theresa (Carpenter) Picard Bozzo.
Mr. Picard was an Army veteran of the Viet Nam War.
His brother Robert J. Picard and his wife Kimberly of Johnston, his sisters Cynthia M. Colannino of Three Rivers, MA and Deborah A. Connors of Warwick, his nieces Meaghan E. Colannino, Abigail L. Gilbert, Lauryn T. Picard and Brooke E. Picard survive him.
LINCOLN â€“ Despite having a significant edge in the categories of shots on goal and corner kicks, Lincoln High suffered a disappointing 1-0 loss to Narragansett in a pivotal Division II clash at Chet Nichols Memorial Field on Monday afternoon.
The two squads had entered the contest tied for second in the division with 20 points, and the Lions managed to produce seven more shots and a stunning 10 more corners than the Mariners. Still, senior Evan Carvalho's tally just 5:59 into the final stanza sealed Lincoln's fate.
LINCOLN â€“ Pawtucketâ€™s Thomas â€śThe Souljahâ€ť Falowo and Woonsocketâ€™s Joe Gardner did their respective hometowns proud on Thursday night and were among the big winners on Jimmy Burchfieldâ€™s Classic Entertainment & Sportsâ€™ â€śClosing Statementâ€ť show at the Twin River Event Center.
Falowo picked up his second knockout victory in three months with a fifth-round TKO of Michael Walchuk of Ontario, Canada, a bout that saw the Manfredoâ€™s Gym middleweight dominate his opponent from start to finish and deliver one of the best efforts of his young two-year career.
BURRILLVILLE â€” Police Sunday were alerted to the discovery of a body of a man in a wooded area of Pascoag, but do not believe foul play is involved in the death.
Police Major Lareto Guglietta reported that at approximately 3 p.m. on Sunday, Burrillville police received a call regarding the discovery of a body in a wooded area off of Warner Lane in the Pascoag section of Burrillville.
The body was described by police as a white male in his 30s.
WOONSOCKET â€” Efforts to redevelop the site of the June 2011 fire that destroyed the historic Alice Mill have been waylaid by a legal dispute with his insurance company, the owner of the property says.
Although the fire was deemed accidental by the Woonsocket Fire Department, the Seneca Insurance Co. of New York has refused to pay the claims on the building, according to Steve G. Triedman. The dispute is the subject of pending litigation in the state courts. Triedman said Seneca is the lead defendant in the case, although there are several others.
WOONSOCKET- Rolande R. "Ronnie" (Sene) Lamoureux, 91, of Woonsocket, went lovingly to her Lord on Wednesday, October 17th at the Holiday Nursing Home, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Lucien G. Lamoureux Sr.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Philippe and Elyda (Bouvier) Sene. She resided in Woonsocket all her life, was a homemaker for many years and also worked at many of the area mills including Frenchtex and Murray Worsted.
Georgette S. Vallee
BLACKSTONE- Georgette S. "Gigi" (Bernier) Vallee, 72, of Blackstone, MA passed away peacefully with family and friends by her side on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the Millbury Health Care Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymnd R. Vallee.
Born in Blackstone, MA on October 25, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Olea (Lemay) Bernier.