August 1st, 2011
WOONSOCKET- Therese Beauparlant 80, formerly of Cumberland and Blackstone, died Sunday in St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Albert Beauparlant.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Hidas and Laura Gagnon.
Mrs. Beauparlant was a dietary aide for St. Antoine for many years retiring in 1996.
She is survived by her brother Roland Gagnon of Cumberland, her godchild Michelle Fay, many nieces and nephews, and her dearest friend of many years, Marlene Gagnon. She was also the sister of the late Blanche Godin.
Elizabeth I. Listenfelt
WOONSOCKET- Elizabeth I. Listenfelt 78, of Cumberland Hill Rd. died Monday July 25th at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Daniel E. Listenfelt Sr.
Mrs. Listenfelt was born in Central Falls a daughter of the late Joseph and Ida (Charpentier) Terrien. She was a homemaker who selflessly gave to others.
Theresa M. Maclure
WOONSOCKET- Theresa M. Maclure 84, of Cooper Ave. died Sunday at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Gerald Maclure Sr. Mrs. Maclure was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Adelbert and Belva Parent. She was a homemaker for most of her life having previously worked for Peterson and Puritan.
She is survived by two sons Gerald Maclure Jr. and Randall Maclure both of Woonsocket, a daughter Sandra O'Donnell of W. Warwick, four grandchildren and one great- grandchild.
Gerard J. Poulin
NASONVILLE- Gerard J. Poulin, 56, resident of Nasonville, died July 29, 2011 at home. He was the husband of the late Darleen M. (Veins) Poulin.
Born March 12, 1955 in Woonsocket, a son of the late Charles and Yvonne (Cazeault) Poulin. Gerard was a Burrillville Resident most of his life.
Gerard worked as a mechanic tech for A & M Compressed Air of Uxbridge. He was a former security guard for Woonsocket Hospital.
He was a member of St. Josephs Veterans an avid fisherman, enjoyed sports but most of all was the time spent with his grandchildren.
Phillip N. Berger
Phillip Nelson "Phil" Berger, 77, of Simsbury, CT, passed peacefully Sunday, July 17, 2011 surrounded by family and friends. Born June 16, 1934 in Newburyport, MA, the beloved son of Victor and Nellie Berger and brother of the late Allan Berger all of Woonsocket, RI.
WEST WARWICK â€“ As Jim Dawber watched a mentally and physically drained Ryan Oâ€™Dell unleash pitch after pitch, a conclusion to Sundayâ€™s marathon of baseball at McCarthy Stadium unfolded in his mind.
â€śOh wow,â€ť the Cumberland Post 14 manager thought to himself. â€śWeâ€™re going to win the championship, and heâ€™s going to win the MVP.â€™â€ť
Speaking through visible emotion a short while later, Dawber came to grips with the crushing reality.
â€śIt didnâ€™t play out that way in real life,â€ť he said.
The CALL is seeking photos of Blackstone Valley military veterans, whether they served in war zones or not. Please send photos to our email box: firstname.lastname@example.org or drop them off in the Veterans mail basket located on the front desk of The CALL's office at 75 Main St., Woonsocket.
Please include the following information with your photos:
Name of soldier:
Service branch: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard.
Location of tours:
CUMBERLAND -- The Cumberland Beagle Club will host a cookout for combat veterans of World War II on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 11 a.m. The Beagle Club is located at 425 Nate Whipple Highway, opposite North Cumberland Middle School. There is no cost. For more information, call Ed Nawrocki at 401-658-2174.
Lillian L. LeBon
Lillian L. LeBon 87, died Thursday, July 28th at the Northeast Florida Community Hospice in Jacksonville, FL. She was the wife of the late Narcisse LeBon.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Rose (Lamothe) Lemire.
Georgette D. Bodnar
Georgette D. Bodnar 93, formerly of Theresa St. died Friday at St. Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich. She was the wife of the late William Bodnar. Born in St. Barthelemy, PQ, Canada she was a daughter of the late Zepherin and Anna (Fredette) Caron.
Mrs. Bodnar did quality control for the Tupperware Co. for twenty one years before retiring in 1981. She was a former member of St. Joseph Sr. Citizens, and the Royal Travelers.