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January 3rd, 2012

Steward Health Care hires prominent lobbyist

January 3, 2012

WOONSOCKET – Boston-based Steward Health Care System has hired a prominent government lobbyist for assistance in dealing with state regulators handling its application to buy financially struggling Landmark Medical Center.
Former Warwick Mayor Joseph Walsh of Government Strategies Inc. has already asked some legislators to rally constituents in support of the merger, which may be the Cass Avenue hospital’s only hope for survival.

Robert P. Ross

January 3, 2012

Robert P. Ross

HOLLY HILL FL- Robert P. Ross, 74 of Holly Hill Fl and formerly of Woonsocket R.I. passed peacefully December 30, 2011 with his family by his side.
He was born in Manville R.I. on August 20, 1937. He is survived by the love of his life for 53 wonderful years Dorothy whom he met at the YMCA dances. Dorothy will always cherish their times and memories together.
He was predeceased by his parents Paul and Germaine (St. Germain) Ross.

Robert N. Provoyeur

January 3, 2012

Robert N. Provoyeur

MANVILLE- Robert N. "The Ace" Provoyeur 75, of Church St. died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Pauline (Lussier) Provoyeur.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Gabriel and Florienne (St. Sauveur) Provoyeur,
Robert lived most of his life in Cumberland before moving to Manville. He was a self employed painter, and owner of the Cumberland Paint Co. for over thirty years before retiring in 2001.

Constance A. LeVasseur

January 3, 2012

Constance A.
LeVasseur

WOONSOCKET- Constance A. (Marcotte) LeVasseur, 80, a resident of the Friendly Home, passed away peacefully on Monday at the Friendly Home with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of the late George LeVasseur.
Born, May 21, 1931 in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Yvonne (Bertrand) Marcotte, Constance resided in Cumberland before entering the Friendly Home.

Normand A. LeBeau

January 3, 2012

Normand A. LeBeau

BELLINGHAM- Normand A. LeBeau, 84, of Bellingham, MA died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at Landmark Medical Center on Tuesday, December 26, 2011, one day short of his 85th birthday.
Born in Woonsocket on December 27, 1926, he is the son of the late Adelard and Lillian (Ambroult) LeBeau of Woonsocket, RI and recently celebrated 60 years of marriage to his beloved wife, Jean (Wojnar) LeBeau of Bellingham.

Roland Bergeron

January 3, 2012

Roland Bergeron

WOONSOCKET- Roland Bergeron, 79, of Woonsocket, RI passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center with his loving family by his side.
He was the loving father of Gerard Bergeron, Normand Bergeron and his wife Theresa, Russell Bergeron and his wife Suzanne all of Woonsocket; and his cherished six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was the former husband of Marie J. (St. Germain) Bergeron of Woonsocket. He was the brother of the late Normand Bergeron.

Angel B. Collins

January 3, 2012

Angel B. Collins

WOONSOCKET- Collins, Angel B. (Pimental), 29, of Woonsocket, passed away Thursday December 29, 2011. She was the wife of James M. Collins.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of Frances M. (Maher) Bissonnette of Woonsocket and James B. Pimental of Holliston, MA. Angel was a student at Lincoln Technical Institute.

John H. Jasmin

January 3, 2012

John H. Jasmin

WOONSOCKET- John H. "Jack" Jasmin, 60, of Woonsocket, died Thursday, December 29, 2011 at home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with Cancer. He was the husband of Pamela J. (Fortney) Jasmin.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late William H. and Catherine T. (O'Gara) Jasmin.
He worked as a Forklift Operator for BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. in Uxbridge, MA for 16 years. He was an avid New England sports fan, especially the Boston Bruins & New England Patriots, loved the outdoors and gardening.

Armand R. Forget

January 3, 2012

Armand R. Forget

BELLINGHAM- Armand R. Forget, 81, of Bellingham, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at Oakland Grove Health Center with family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Cecile L. (LaPoint) Forget and his companion Georgette Beaudoin.
Born in Bellingham on June 10, 1930, he was the son of the late Arthur and Loretta (Trudeau) Forget.

Ida A. Wilby

January 3, 2012

Ida A. Wilby

WOONSOCKET- Ida A. (Lucchesi) Wilby, 86, of Woonsocket, died Friday, December 30, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Norman Wilby.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Armido and Theresa (Simonini) Lucchesi.
Ida was a stitcher for the Former Woonsocket Coat for ten years, retiring in 1987 and had also worked for the former Woonsocket Dress Company. She was a Communicant of St. Agatha's Church. Ida was a member of the Senior Citizen's Clubs at both St. Joseph's Church and St. Agatha's Church.

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