November 6th, 2014
Cecile M. Lauzon
LINCOLN - Cecile M. (Robidoux) Lauzon, 90, formerly of School Street, Albion died Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. She was the wife of the late Maurice H. Lauzon.
A lifelong resident of Albion, she was a daughter of the late Napoleon and Clara (Lusignan) Robidoux.
Mrs. Lauzon was a stitcher at American Tourister before retiring.
She was a communicant of St. Ambrose Church, Albion. She was a Past President of the Golden Agers of Manville and Albion and volunteered for many years for Meals-on-Wheels.
WOONSOCKET â€“ For the fourth year in a row, Sojourner House is hosting a masquerade ball Friday to generate funds to provide shelter and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Local firefighters know that plenty of training is needed to make sure everyone remains safe during an emergency, and that also applies to the possibility of a case of the Ebola virus sickening someone in the city some day.
So on Tuesday, Woonsocket Rescue crew members joined the staff at Landmark Medical Center in testing their practices for handling just that sort of a crisis with a coordinated drill outside the hospital.
BRISTOL -- Immediately after the final whistle had sounded, Cumberland High’s players jogged back to embrace their goalkeeper, junior Michaela Simanski.
PROVIDENCE â€“ The race looked close as the first precincts began to report results from the Rhode Island governorâ€™s race, but in the end, Democrat Gina Raimondo was victorious. Raimondo, who beat Republican Allan Fung with 40.1 percent of the vote, is the first woman to be elected governor in the Ocean State.
â€śRhode Island is ready for a governor who is going to turn this state around,â€ť Raimondo said in her victory speech, going on to repeat a campaign slogan: â€śItâ€™s time to get Rhode Island back to work.â€ť
Edward L. Curtis
CHEPACHET - Edward L. "Eddie" Curtis, 72, of Chepachet, RI passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 1, 2014 with loving family by his side. Together for 22 years,
he was the beloved husband of Mary Ellen Costantino. Born in Woonsocket, RI on April 29, 1942, he was the son of the late Edward and Doris (Sylvestre) Curtis. He was the loving father of Edward Curtis of Bellingham, MA and Tammy Ruiz and her husband, Douglas of Pascoag, RI, and the step-father of Scott Sampson of Blackstone, MA, and Renee Barlows of New Lebanon, NY.
Thomas Vincent Frail Jr.
PROVIDENCE - Thomas Vincent Frail Jr. was born on 30 September 1936 in Providence, Rhode Island to Thomas Vincent Frail Sr. and Emma Hilda (Collins). Thomas passed away, in Providence, RI, on 31 October 2014.
Thomas was a graduate of Burrillville High School.
He had been employed by Coca-Cola for a short time before joining The Rhode Island Army National Guard where he served for 37 years.
Gilberte C. Cournoyer
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Gilberte C. (Pouliot) Cournoyer, 96, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 2, 2014, at Saint Antoine Residence. She was the beloved wife of the late Armand A. Cournoyer. Born in Woonsocket, RI on October 8, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Carmel and Lydia (Belisle) Pouliot.
Pauline M. Pouliot
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Pauline M. (Carmel) Pouliot, 84, of North Smithfield, died peacefully, Thursday, October 30, 2014 in her home, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Eugene A. Pouliot, whom she married September 6, 1952. Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Florimond and Georgette (Grenon) Carmel.
R.P. Andre' Lacroix
FRANKLIN - R.P. Andre' Lacroix, 71, of Franklin, MA, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014.
He was the beloved and devoted spouse of Richard C. (Rotella) Lacroix, together for 29 years and married for the last 10 years. Born in Woonsocket, RI on August 10, 1943, Andre' was the son of the late Rene A. and Regina S. (Recore) Lacroix.