September 18th, 2014
Edgar D. Roberge
WESTBROOK, ME - Edgar D. "Eddie" Roberge, 66, of Westbrook, Maine died Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Dolley Farm in Westbrook after a long illness. He was born in Biddeford on June 4, 1948 the son of Lucien and Yvonne Nadeau Roberge. He was educated in Biddeford schools and graduated from Biddeford High School.
Mr. Roberge worked several years as a carpenter in the local area and was a trailer truck driver for Carl Subler of Saco. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially in the Allagash Valley.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Smith, Stanley, 75, of St. Petersburg, FL, passed away on Sept. 16th, 2014. He was born on May 1, 1939 in Woonsocket to parents Robert and Alice Smith. Stanley resided in St. Petersburg, FL for many years.
Raymond J. Lanctot, Sr.
CUMBERLAND - Raymond J. "Pete" Lanctot, Sr., 68, of Sun Valley Dr., Cumberland died Sunday evening at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Suzanne F. Lariviere. They were married on September 19, 2004.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Louis and Clarinda (Gagnon) Lanctot. He was raised in Albion and resided in Cumberland for over 25 years. During his life Pete also lived in Bellingham, Woonsocket, Pawtucket and New Orleans.
Mr. Lanctot was a U. S. Navy veteran.
Alfred E. McCooey
WAKEFIELD - Alfred E. McCooey, 86, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. Al was born in Blackstone, MA, and was the son of the late Dr. James H. and Winifred E. (Stacy) McCooey of Blackstone. He was the beloved husband of Claire L. (Daignault) McCooey of Woonsocket for 59 years.
PAWTUCKET – The time-honored tradition of seeing the manager of the Pawtucket Red Sox receive a “job well done” seal of approval in the form of a September call-up to Boston remains alive and well.
Kevin Boles is the latest to receive such a commendation following a transaction-driven Triple-A season that culminated with the PawSox’s capture of the Governors’ Cup.
Lt. Col. Robert H. Desjardins
MANVILLE - Margaret "Peggy" Chenail, 75, of Manville, died Monday, September 15, 2014 surrounded by her family and friends. She was the wife of Robert S. Chenail. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Leone and Helen (Kirrane) L'Heureux.
Peggy was a dedicated nurse at Woonsocket Health Center and enjoyed working for Home Care Services of R.I.
Mathias H. Young
BURRILLVILLE - Mathias H. "Joe" Young, 94, resident of Mapleville, RI, passed away September 15, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
He was the loving husband of 74 years to Mildred Evangeline "Vangie" (Spink) Young.
He was born in Mapleville, RI, a son of the late Harrison & Mary (Dickey) Young.
WOONSOCKET – Like a two-minute offense, life has moved fast lately for Brian Bouley and the rest of the Woonsocket High School football team.
Instead of returning to his familiar post as the Villa Novans’ defensive coordinator – Bouley’s position for the past decade – he was asked to step into the breech and serve as interim head coach. The void was created after Carnell Henderson resigned to become the Cass Ave. school’s principal.
BLACKSTONE â€“ A crime-scene cleaning company is expected to finish its work today removing biohazardous material from a squalid house on St. Paul Street, where the bodies of three infants were discovered last week among feces, maggots and dirty diapers.