October 15th, 2014
BURRILLVILLE -- Head coach Amy Cardone provided an elementary strategy before her Burrillville High troops hosted Division II-North leader Scituate in a monumental league clash on Tuesday afternoon.
WOONSOCKET â€“ If youâ€™re thinking of donating blood, you might as well have the spirit of Dracula looking over your shoulder â€“ you know, just to get in the mood.
Thatâ€™s one reason Dacre Stoker will be the featured speaker at a special Halloween-season blood drive sponsored, in part, by the Rhode Island Blood Center at the Museum of Work and Culture on Friday.
PAWTUCKET - Hildeberto L. Fontes, 73, passed unexpectedly on October 14th at home
He was the loving husband of Luisa (Mendes) Fontes.
Born in Brava, Cape Verde Island. He was the son of Lucilia (DaLomba) Fontes and the late Hilpolito Fontes. He had been employed by American Insulated Wire for over 30 years before retiring in 2006.
PAWTUCKET - Ruth J. Laverty, 79, passed on October 13th. She was the wife of the late
William F. Laverty. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Ruth (Sherman)Blanchette.
Ruth is survived by three sons, James, Michael and Joseph Laverty, a daughter, Laurie Taylor, a brother Harold Blanchette, 14 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Albert, Donald Blanchette, and Louise Girard.
North Smithfield - Susan A. (Kowalczyk) Mellor, 67, of Lincoln Dr., died October 14, 2014 in Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford, MA. She was the wife of Thomas G. Mellor whom she married June 8, 1968. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of Eleanor A. (Skowron) Kowalczyk of Blackstone and the late Alexander Kowalczyk.
PASCOAG - David D. Domenici, 47, of Whipple Road, Pascoag, RI died October 8, 2014 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center of Providence, RI.
Born in Pawtucket of the late Albert J. Domenici and Diane LaMontagne of Pascoag, with whom he lived.
He leaves three sons, Steven, Christopher, and Ryan. Grandfather to Noah Hearn. Brother of Brian Domenici, of Barrington, RI, Scott Domenici, Kristen Robinson, Cheryl Domenici, Matthew and Michael Richards, and Karen Forrestal. Uncle of Marina Domenici.
WOONSOCKET - Gerald Leo Marcotte, 67 of Delaware, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 in Delaware. He was born on December 22, 1946 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island to his parents Gerard Leo and Blanche Irene (Valin) Marcotte. He worked in Logistics and enjoyed Sailing, Football and spending time with his friends and family.
He is preceded in death by his father Gerard Leo Marcotte.
WOONSOCKET - Louis Castaldi, 99, of Woonsocket, RI, passed away October 12, 2014, at the Landmark Medical Center.
He was the husband of the late Mary (DiMichele) Castaldi.
He was born in West Warwick, RI, a son of the late Guiseppe & Carmela (Ianelli) Castaldi.
Stephen P. Bator
NO. SMITHFIELD - Stephen P. Bator, 94, of Slatersville, passed away peacefully on Monday at the R.I. Veterans Home in Bristol, he was the loving husband of the late Lillian (Zajchowski) Bator. Born: Dec. 20, 1919, in Clark Mills, NY, he was the son of the late Stanley & Julia (Kantor) Bator.
UXBRIDGE â€“ Bail for Blackstone mother Erika Murray was set at $1 million cash Tuesday as state prosecutors said they appear to have proof that at least two of the three infants whose remains were discovered in her squalid home last month were alive for some period of time after their births.
Asst. Dist. Atty. John Bradley put to rest any notion that the children were stillborn, telling the court the infants were wearing pajamas and diapers when their bodies were found in the closet of an upstairs bedroom on Sept. 11.