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August 29th, 2011

Notre Dame Prep head coach talks about process behind Ricky Ledo's decision

August 29, 2011

When Ricky Ledo reneged on his verbal commitment to Providence College back in January, the Providence native did so with the full backing of his high school coach.
Now that all signs indicate that Ledo plans to unveil his college of choice Thursday afternoon in the Capital City – sources tell Blackstone Valley Sports that Ledo will announce his intentions to become a Friar once again – this same coach believes that the ensuing months Ledo spent on the open market only aided the highly-touted recruit in researching and ultimately rendering a decision.

Lorraine A. Giard

August 29, 2011

Lorraine A. Giard

WOONSOCKET- Lorraine A. Giard 63, formerly of Lebrun Ave., died Sunday at The Friendly Home. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Albertine (Charette) Giard. She was a member of Seven Hills, formerly known as Homestead Group and ARC of Northern RI for thirty six years. Lorraine was a sweet and loving person. She was a devoted fan of Elvis, and loved dancing, reading and making puzzles.
She is survived by her four siblings, Raymond Giard, Doris Sweeney, and Claire Giard all of Woonsocket, and Roger Giard of Chepachet.

Hebert Girard

August 29, 2011

Hebert Girard

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Hebert (Herb) Girard, 80, of Bamford St., died August 26, 2011, in Hopkins Manor. He was the husband of Shirley (Godin) Girard for 52 years.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Ferdinand J. and Noella (Hebert) Girard.
Mr. Girard was a Veteran of the United States Coast Guard.
Mr. Girard was Owner and operator of Blackstone Dye & Girard Knitting Mills, and also was a sale representative for Schwan's Food Co.
He was a former member of the Lions, and served as State Secretary of the Lions. Kiwanis, Jaycee's, Knights of Columbus.

Rejeanne A. Paquin

August 29, 2011

Rejeanne A. Paquin

BLACKSTONE- Rejeanne A. (Roberts) Paquin, 86, of Blackstone, MA formerly of Manville, RI, passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at the Lydia Taft House in Uxbridge, MA with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Ulric D. Paquin.
Born in Sherbrooke, Canada on September 6, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Henri and Laura (Beaucage) Roberts.

Joan N. Robillard

August 29, 2011

Joan N. Robillard

NO. SMITHFIELD- Joan N. (Johnson) Robillard, 71, of Pound Hill Rd., died Saturday, August 27, 2011 in Overlook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Burrillville.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of Rita (Beauchamp) Johnson of No. Smithfield and the late Bertil Johnson.

Rita Maloney

August 29, 2011

**NOTICE**

BLACKSTONE- Rita Maloney's Funeral has been changed due to power outage to our Milford Funeral Home, 21 West St., Milford, MA. Calling hours Tuesday morning 9AM-10:45AM. Approximately 11AM at St. Paul's Cemetery, Blackstone.

Margaret A. Bohac

August 29, 2011

Margaret A. Bohac

CUMBERLAND- Bohac, Margaret A. 79 died Friday surrounded by her loving family at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. She was the wife of the late Donald J. Bohac.
Born in Chicago a daughter of the late Anton and Justina (Fuhrman) Aull. She lived in Cumberland since 1962.
Mrs. Bohac was a communicant of St. Joan of Arc Church, Cumberland and was a past president of the parish council and a member of the choir. She was an avid bridge player.

Dianne R. Sencabaugh

August 29, 2011

Dianne R.
Sencabaugh

WOONSOCKET- Dianne R. Sencabaugh of Woonsocket, R.I. passed away on August 26, 2011 after a brief illness at Pine Grove Nursing Home in Pascoag, R.I.
Born on October 20, 1951 in Malden, Ma. She was the daughter of the late Albert R. Watson and Kathleen I. Watson.
She was an avid reader, also enjoyed traveling, games & puzzles.
Dianne will be dearly missed by her son Joseph A. Sencabaugh, Jr. of Lincoln, R.I. Sisters Linda J. Salvas of Cumberland R.I, Marilyn C. Lotti of Cumberland, R.I. Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Albert DaCosta Felicio

August 29, 2011

Albert DaCosta Felicio

WOONSOCKET- Albert DaCosta Felicio, 97, of Woonsocket, died on Friday August 26, 2011, at Rhode Island Hospital. Surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Portugal, son of the late Joseph and Maria (Pacheco) DaCosta Felicio.
He is now with his beloved wife Anna, who died on April 24, 2011. They were married for 72 years.
He was a self -made businessman having owned Mission Bottling Company of Woonsocket for many years and, in later years Mission Vending Company of Woonsocket.
He served in the U.S. Navy for four years, including WW11.

R.I. Recovers after Hurricane Irene

August 29, 2011

Waves crash onto the seawall at Narragansett Town Beach in Narragansett early Sunday morning. The state is recovering from Hurricane Irene on Monday, however, although numerous power outages remain throughout the state. National Grid expects power throughout the state to be restored by the weekend. A Flood Warning remains for the Blackstone River and some flooding was reported at Hope Global in Cumberland. (photo by Ernest A. Brown)

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