DAVID J. NADEAU
CUMBERLAND - David J. Nadeau 57, of Bound Rd, Cumberland RI, died Saturday in RI Hospital. He was the husband of Diane (Richer) Nadeau. He was a son of Sylvia Grimard) Nadeau and the late Rene Nadeau. He was a mechanic working for the Penske Trucking and Leasing Co. for many years. David was a member of the Cumberland Beagle Club, and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hiking, and cycling. In addition to his sportsman's interests, he was also an avid reader.
CHARLES P. LAFLEUR
HARRISVILLE - Charles P. LaFleur, 67, of Harrisville, died Sunday, December 7, 2014 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Kathleen A. (Manning) LaFleur, whom he married January 26, 1974. Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Joseph and Jeanne (Morel) LaFleur.
Mr. LaFleur attended Bellingham High School. He was an Army veteran. Mr. LaFleur was a tree trimmer for Lewis Tree Company, retiring in 2012. He was a communicant of St. Theresa's Church, Nasonville and a member of the VFW, Forestdale.
NORMAND A. BIBEAULT
WOONSOCKET - Normand A. Bibeault, 93, formerly of Priscilla Rd., Woonsocket, died Monday, December 8, 2014 in Oakland Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Gertrude C. (Roy) Bibeault. Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late George J. and Clarinda (Archambeault) Bibeault.
MARY T. VEAZIE
BELLINGHAM, MA - Mary T. (Ruck) Veazie, 83, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully on Friday, December 5, 2014 at the Blaire House in Milford, MA. She was the beloved wife of the late Warren T. Veazie, Jr. Born in Boston, MA on January 19, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Grace (Ellsworth) Ruck. She was the loving mother of Warren P. Veazie of Bellingham, MA and leaves her cherished grandson Michael W. Veazie of Milford, MA. She was the sister of the late George and John Ruck, and Grace Denault. She leaves her nieces and nephews.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The state Division of Taxation has awarded a nonprofit development agency more than $1 million worth of historic tax credits as part of a proposed $6.2 million makeover of the onetime Island Machine Company at 15 Island Place.
Joseph Garlick, executive director of NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, says the 50,000-square-foot, three-story rubblestone mill will be converted into a half-dozen â€ślive-work spacesâ€ť for artists on the upper stories, with office space on the ground floor.
BURRILLVILLE – The mood was both light and somber at the Eccleston Field clubhouse on Monday afternoon as the Burrillville High gridders turned in their uniforms and equipment to head coach Gennaro Ferraro, with help from his able assistants.
Less than 24 hours after the Broncos had blasted Scituate, 54-13, in the R.I. Division IV Super Bowl at Cranston Stadium, the players seemed in a jovial mood during the “givebacks” – that is, until it came time to say “So long.”
Louise B. Robillard
NORTH KINGSTOWN - Louise B. (Tavernier) Robillard, 95, died Sunday, December 7, 2014 in the Scalabrini Villa, No. Kingstown. She was the wife of the late Ernest C. Robillard. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Roseanna (Desnoyelle) Tavernier.
During the summer for the last 50 years, she lived at Matunuck Beach.
Patricia Pickens Ferland
JOHNSONVILLE, SC - Patricia "Pat" Pickens Ferland, 65, walked into Heaven's Gate on Sunday December 7, 2014.
She was born in Dyersburg, TN, a daughter of the late Thomas Auford and Ruth Keltner Pickens. She graduated from Halls High School and Secretarial School. After college she met the man she would spend the rest of her life with. Moe swept her off her feet and then swept her to Johnsonville, SC.
Joseph M. Almeida, Jr.
WOONSOCKET - Joseph M. Almeida, Jr., 76, of Woonsocket, died December 7, 2014 in the Friendly Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Jeanne A. (Coutu) Almeida whom he married September 9, 1961. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lillian (Gould) Almeida.
He worked as a compositor for the Woonsocket Call for 48 years, retiring in 2003. Joseph was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Leonel J. Dubois
NORTH KINGSTOWN - Dubois, Leonel J. "Lefty", 94, passed away peacefully, Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Roberts Health Centre. He was the loving husband of Jeannette T. (Gosselin) Dubois for sixty-eight years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Octave and Emma (Mongeon) Dubois.