WOONSOCKET -- You couldn't have asked for a better holiday smile than the one members of the Woonsocket Police Department put on the face of Joel Felix, 4, at their annual Santa Claus party for local children this week.
WOONSOCKET - Burrillville High did everything it possibly could to give Mount St. Charles Academy a spirited run for its money on Friday night, but the defending state champs still found a way to get the job done.
And the Mounties got the job done by spoiling a truly brilliant performance by junior goaltender Jacob Toback, who masterfully turned away 43 shots in a 2-0 triumph by the defending state champions at Adelard Arena.
MANVILLE - Anna Latour, 97, died Thursday at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph Eugene Latour. Born in Manville, a daughter of the late Adelard and Laura (Laplante) Bruneau, she had lived in Manville most of her life. She was the mother of the late Gloria Almeida and Rene Latour and the sister of the late Bertha Girard, Fabiola Gauvin, Anita Champagne, Melina Ouellette, Lucille Bourassa. She is survived by 3 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren.
WARWICK, RI- Antonina (Demkiewicz) Trybalski 83, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter Alicja A. and her husband Robert Chapman of Warwick. She was the loving wife to the late Mieczyslaw Trybalski.
Born, April 18, 1927 in Przemysl, Poland, She was the daughter of the late Victold and Teofila (Siewerga )Demkiewicz, she came to this country in 1966 settling in Woonsocket before moving to Warwick.
She was employed as an assembler for the Universal Optical Co. in No. Attleboro before retiring.
Lise A. Morin
WOONSOCKET- Lise A. (Morelle 55, of St. Barnabe St. died Tuesday December 14, 2010, at the Hebert Nursing Home, with her family by her side.
She was the former wife of George Morin.
Born in Providence, daughter of the late Pierre Morelle, and Andree (Fugere) Morelle, of Woonsocket.
Lise worked as a Radiologist for Dr. Morissey and various facilities in Rhode Island.
She enjoyed spending time with family, cooking, and spending time at the beach.
Stanley E. Hupala
TAMARAC, FL- Stanley E. Hupala of Tamarac, FL. passed away on Dec. 15th at his home. He was the loving husband of the late Francisca (Molinie) Hupala.
Born May 1, 1925 in Woonsocket he was the son of the late Wasyl & Rose (Chomka) Hupala. he resided in Florida for many years Stanley was a Quality Control Engineer in the Electronics industry. He served in US Army during WWII.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Scott Colantonio had the look of frustration during the first half of Thursdayâ€™s Division III-North encounter with North Smithfield. The Mount St. Charles coach wasnâ€™t upset with the play of his team, but just the fact that the shots simply werenâ€™t falling.
The second half was a different story.
The Mounties shots found the net and their defensive intensity also picked up as they erased a fiveâ€“point deficit at the break to earn a hard-fought 48-42 victory over the Northmen on their home court. In a well-balanced scoring attack, Pat McCarthy led Mount with 10 points.
WOONSOCKET â€” When the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy graduates its 115th class of recruits today, a few of the stars will be heading for jobs on the Woonsocket Police Department.
Timothy Greene is the valedictorian of the 19-member class. Matthew Derham won the Highway Safety Award. Patrick Greeno was the choice of his peers to read the Policeman's Code of Ethics, a graduation rite considered a high honor, says Capt. David A. Ricciarelli, the academy's assistant director of operations.
WARWICK --- Itâ€™s high school hockey at its finest, one of the top high school rivalries in Rhode Island, and guaranteed to draw an energetic, standing-room-only crowd every time the two teams step onto the ice.
Itâ€™s Mount St. Charles Academy vs. Bishop Hendricken High, and high school fans wonâ€™t have to wait long to get a taste of this classic showdown, because tomorrow at 8:30 p.m., they will collide at the Hawksâ€™ Thayer Arena.
Constance M. Patras
WOONSOCKET- Constance M. (Ethier) Patras, 87, of Woonsocket, died Wednesday, December 15, 2010 in Landmark Medical Center.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the wife of the late Raymond J. Patras and daughter of the late Roland and Mabel (Brunelle) Ethier.
Mrs. Patras worked as a winder at area textile mills, as well as the Salvation Army and St. Vincent de Paul.