March 14th, 2011
Christine A. Nowak
LINCOLN- Ms. Christine A. Nowak, 50, passed away Sunday March 13, 2011.
Born in Providence she was a daughter of the late Joseph A. Nowak and the late Helen B. (Kopacki) Nowak who died March 8, 2011.
A 1978 graduate of Lincoln High School, she was a 1982 honors graduate of the University of Rhode Island where she earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and history.
RANCHO BERNARDO, CA- Raymond "Ray" Norman Demers, age 82 of Rancho Bernardo, CA peacefully passed on Thursday, March 10, 2011 surrounded by his family. Ray, a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, received his wings after living with dementia for nearly five years.
Ray was born on August 13, 1928 in Manville, RI, the second of five children to Rose & Arthur Demers, brother to Richard (deceased), Roger, Rita and Rainey.
Edward J. "Ned" Brennan
CRANSTON- BRENNAN, EDWARD J. NED, 73, of Bryant Rd., Cranston, formerly of Woonsocket, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011 at home.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the devoted son of the late Edward and Margaret (Walsh) Brennan.
Ned worked for the State of RI, Office of Rehabilitation Services for 32 years before retiring. He was a 1955 graduate of Mount Saint Charles Academy and later did his graduate studies in Rochester, NY. He was an avid bicyclist and enjoyed playing the ukulele.
Charlotte P. Chagnon
WOONSOCKET- Charlotte P. Chagnon 92, of 10 Rhodes Ave. N. Smithfield died Thursday at St. Antoine Residence. She was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Ovide and Delmerise (Beaudet) Chagnon. Miss Chagnon received her Bachelors degree from Trinity College in Washington DC and her Masters at Brown University. She was a math teacher at Woonsocket High School and CCRI for many years. She was a member and past president of the Trinity Club and a long time volunteer for Meals On Wheels.
NO. SMITHFIELD- Angelina Tarvis, 90, resident of No. Smithfield passed away December 16, 2010 at the St. Antoine Residence.
Wife of the late John Tarvis.
Born in Woonsocket RI, a daughter of the late Pasqual & Maria (Ferelli) Suffoletto.
She worked for the former Bancroft Tennis Co. retiring in 1970; previously she worked for the former US Rubber Co. and the French Worsted. She lived most of her life in Woonsocket moving to Cumberland. A member of the Royal Travelers.
Helen B. Nowak
LINCOLN- Mrs. Helen B. (Kopacki) Nowak, 90 died Tuesday March 8, 2011. She was the widow of Joseph A. Nowak, who died June 9, 1989.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Kazimierz and Adela (Irzyk) Kopacki, she was a 1937 graduate of Woonsocket High School.
Mrs. Nowak was employed as a floor lady at the former Najarian's Department Store both in Woonsocket and Pawtucket.
She also worked at the former Gracious Living in Cumberland and at Ann & Hope in Cumberland. She was a Lincoln resident since 1953.
Pauline A. Hampson
WOONSOCKET- Pauline A. Hampson 72, went home peacefully to be with the Lord surrounded by her loving family March 11, 2011. She was the wife of Thomas W. Hampson. .
Pauline was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Paul and Alice (Beaudoin) Michaud.
She worked in the laundry department at Oakland Grove Health Care Center before retiring twelve years ago and had previously worked for Ocean State News in Lincoln.
Kevin A. Dulac
BLACKSTONE, MA- Kevin A. Dulac 28, died Wednesday surrounded by his loving family. He was the fianc of Sara Stewart.
Mr. Dulac was born in Woonsocket, a son of Ronald and Blanche Camille (Morley) Dulac also of Blackstone.
He was an anesthesia technician for Milford Regional Medical Center for several years. He was a devoted father and enjoyed spending time with his family. Kevin loved sports and was an avid Celtics, Patriots, and Red Sox fan.
PORTSMOUTH â€” Over the past several years, Portsmouth Abbeyâ€™s rink has been a house of horrors for Cumberland High, a building that has been as cold to the Clippers as the frigid temperatures inside its confines.
On Sunday afternoon, the Clippers endured their latest nightmare at the arena, and it resulted in a swift exit from the Division II playoffs.
The third-seeded Clippers dropped the third and deciding game of their best-of-three semifinal-round series to second-seeded Portsmouth High in the form of a 5-3 defeat that wasnâ€™t nearly as close as the score indicates.
LINCOLN â€” Caroline Moore seemed to know immediately she had added a â€śuâ€ť where it didn't belong.
In the seventh round of the annual Rhode Island Spelling Bee Championship held Saturday morning at the Lincoln Middle School auditorium, the Wheeler School eighth-grader had just been asked to spell â€śthoroughbred.â€ť