September 10th, 2012
WOONSOCKET- Anita (Riendeau) Laliberte, 89, of Rhodes Ave, died September 8, 2012 in The Friendly Nursing Home, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of Ronald C. Laliberte whom she married, August 21, 1943 and recently celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Oliva and Blanche (Plouffe) Riendeau.
BURRILLVILLE-- Dorine Rocheleau 86, resident of Cumberland formerly of Harrisville passed away September 9, 2012 at the Emerald Bay Manor.
She was born in Oakland RI, a daughter of the late Eli & Yvonne (Shedrick) Rocheleau.
Dorine lived most of her life in Burrillville; she was a member of the Rosary and Altar Society of St. Patrick's Church in Harrisville.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Roland E. Rocheleau.
Cecile L. Joly
NORTH READING, MA- Cecile L. (Tardif) Joly, 80, formerly of Wakefield, died peacefully, surrounded by family, at Meadow View Care and Rehabilitation Center in North Reading, MA on September 8, 2012.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on September 14, 1931, she was youngest of ten children of the late Josephat and Eugenie (Parenteau) Tardif.
After being raised in Woonsocket, she attended Our Lady of the Mountain Academy in Gorham, NH, from which she graduated with the class of 1949.
James A. Scungio
MILLVILLE, MA- James A. Scungio, 83, of Millville, died Sat. Sept. 8, 2012 at home after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth A. (Larson) Scungio.
A lifelong resident of Millville, Mr. Scungio was employed for 35 years at the former Draper Corp. in Hopedale, retiring in 1978. He later worked at the Sheldonville Nursing Home in Wrentham for 11 years until 1989.
He was born Jan. 9, 1929 in Millville the son of the late Giacommo and Sarah (Trementozzi) Scungio.
He was a member of St. Augustine's Church and an avid furniture refinisher.
Claire B. Brunelle
WOONSOCKET- Claire B. (Beaudet) Brunelle, 67, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, September 8, 2012 with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife for 46 years of Paul G. Brunelle.
Born in Woonsocket on November 8, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Alphonse and Germaine (Lauziere) Beaudet.
She was the loving mother of Paul J. Brunelle, Normand Brunelle and his wife, Carie, and her cherished grandchildren Alexander and Amelia Brunelle, all of Woonsocket.
John F. Greene
BLACKSTONE- John F. Greene, 88, of Blackstone, died September 7, 2012 in the Saint Antoine Residence, North Smithfield surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Eileen M. (Maloney) Greene for 67 years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Leo F. and Sarah (Davey) Greene.
Edmund T. Welch III
Edmund T. Welch III (Bud), 57, of East Hampstead, N.H. and E. Falmouth, MA., Sales Manager for Akorn Pharmaceuticals, died September 7, 2012 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Bud was born April 25, 1955 at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT. He spent his childhood and young adulthood in West Hartford, CT where he graduated from Northwest Catholic High School in 1973. He graduated from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA in 1977.
During an Autumnfest benefit concert by Kings Row at River Island Park on Sunday, Autumnfest chairman Tim Paul, center, is thrilled after being presented a check for $1,000 by Mary Lynn Bosiak, Call/Times/Neighbors publisher, onstage. Members of the band pictured are Ray Maoitosa on organ, and Wayne Lima on guitar. Other members include Tommy Santos on bass, and David Teixeira on drums. Autumnfest is held Columbus Day weekend.
WOONSOCKET â€” The City Council's rules on "tag day" charitable collections generated a spat of sorts recently between a member of the panel and a local firefighter volunteering with the Muscular Distrophy Association's (MDA) annual fundraising drive.
Firefighter and rescue member Justin Prophet appeared before the Council during the panel's public comment period last Monday night to address concerns raised by City Councilman Roger Jalette on a radio talk show with regard to the fire department's MDA fundraising.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. â€“ For the first time since 2003, the Pawtucket Red Sox will play for the right to be called Governorsâ€™ Cup champions. The PawSox clinched a spot in this weekâ€™s championship series after disposing of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 7-1, in Game Four of the best-of-five opening-round series on Saturday night at Frontier Field. Pawtucket wins the series, three games to one. The finals get underway Tuesday night with the first two games on tap at McCoy Stadium. The PawSox will play Charlotte after the Knights eliminated first-round foe Indianapolis in four games.