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Constance T. Trudeau

December 12, 2014

Constance T. Trudeau

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Constance T. Trudeau, 68, of North Smithfield, RI passed away December 9, 2014 at her residence.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Joseph & Jeanne D'Arc (Bergeron) Trudeau.
Constance worked in the accounting department for St. Antoine in North Smithfield, for 15 years, previously she worked for the former Bancroft Sporting in Woonsocket. She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church. She was a 1964 graduate of Woonsocket High School and CCRI Community College.

Gregory D. Auger

December 12, 2014

Gregory D. Auger

UXBRIDGE - Gregory D. Auger 46, of Aldrich St. died December 11, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. He was born in Woonsocket, a son of Richard and Jeannine (Vekeman) Auger. Gregory worked in property management for the past ten years, and was recently employed by Seven Hills RI. Greg was a volunteer at St. Ann Art and Cultural Center. He raised farm animals and enjoyed sharing this knowledge with his nephews.

Mario Andreoni Sr.

December 12, 2014

Mario Andreoni Sr.

WOONSOCKET - Mario Andreoni Sr., 102, formerly of St. Louis Ave, died Thursday December 12, 2014 in the Friendly Home. He was the husband of the late Rita (Dalpe) Andreoni.
Born in Fano, Italy, son of the late Attilio and Virginia (Bruscia) Andreoni.
Mr. Andreoni worked as a weaver for 45 years for the U.S. Plush Company in Woonsocket, prior to retiring.
He was a former member of the Marchegiano Club, and the Italian Workingman's Club.
Mario was an avid hunter, cook, dancer, and gardener.

Thomas J. Haughey

December 12, 2014

Thomas J. Haughey

HONOLULU, HI - Thomas John Haughey, 68, of Honolulu, HI, died in Kuakini Medical Center on Sept. 13, 2014.
Born in Rhode Island on Feb. 22, 1946, to the late Ernest W. Haughey and Margaret (Flynn) Haughey, he was one of 5 children, the second oldest of four boys and is predeceased by his one younger sister Margaret "Bunny" (Haughey) Hopkins.

December 11th

Drug operation busted up

December 11, 2014

WOONSOCKET – After a lengthy investigation, members of the Woonsocket Police Department’s Vice Unit say they’ve shut down a home-based heroin-trafficking business operated by a Carrington Avenue man.

Muriel M. Barbrie

December 11, 2014

Muriel M. Barbrie

WOONSOCKET - Muriel M. (Macedo) Barbrie, 65, of Woonsocket, passed away on Monday at Landmark Medical Ctr. Born, July 26, 1949 in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late
Edward & Theresa (Bouchard) Macedo. Muriel was employed in the Accounts Payable Dept. for CVS.

George R. Whitten Jr.

December 11, 2014

George R. Whitten Jr.

AUBURN, MA - Mr. George R. Whitten Jr., 90, of Auburn MA, died Tuesday (December 9, 2014) at his residence surrounded by loved ones. He was the beloved husband of Jean E. (Landmesser) Lewis Whitten of Auburn MA and the loving husband of the late Gertrude (Bafaro) Whitten.

Harry J. Woodward

December 11, 2014

Harry J. Woodward

WOONSOCKET - Harry J. Woodward, 66, formerly of Woonsocket died peacefully Wednesday evening in Warwick surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of the late Barbara Ann (Desautell) Woodward who passed away in 1998.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Prentiss and Barbara (Gambell) Woodward. He was a lifelong resident of the city.

December 10th

Pedestrian, five cars struck before police apprehend driver

December 10, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Bystanders restrained a 20-year-old Blackstone motorist who allegedly struck five parked cars and injured a pedestrian on Grove Street Tuesday night before attempting to flee the scene, police said.

Chelsea Marie Driscoll was charged with seven criminal counts in all, including drunk driving; several counts of leaving the scene of an accident involving an unattended vehicle; leaving the scene of an accident involving a personal injury; and obstructing police. She was also cited for civil possession of about five grams of marijuana.

Providence College basketball | Friars outlast Rhody for 5th straight rivalry win, 68-60

December 10, 2014

PROVIDENCE — For the second straight season the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team’s senior class will graduate without knowing what it feels like to beat archrival Providence College.<

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