April 23rd, 2014
Henry G. Martel
WOONSOCKET- Henry G. "Pete" Martel 83, of Newton St. died Tuesday at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Centre. He was the wife of Claire (Savard) Martel.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Henry J. and Ida (Demers) Martel.
Robert E. Moon
SMITHFIELD- Moon, Robert E., 76, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He was the husband of Lisbeth (Koskela) Moon.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late J. Albert and Helga I. (Hendrickson) Moon.
Mr. Moon was a teacher in the Smithfield School Dept. for 25 years before retiring and has been a Smithfield resident for over 40 years.
Besides his loving wife, he was the father of John Moon; brother of Melinda A. and the late Charles A. and Jerrod Moon.
LINCOLN -- Firefighters doused a blaze at 6 Winterberry Court Tuesday night after a freezer in the garage at the home started to smoke and then caught fire sending flames shooting through the roof of the structure. The fire started at about 7:30 p.m. No one was injured. For details and photos pick up Wednesdayâ€™s newspaper.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A man who was hospitalized after fighting with his roommate outside a Fairmount bar on Friday died at Rhode Island Hospital two days later, the police disclosed Tuesday.
Police spokeswoman Detective Jamie Paone declined to identify the victim, saying the investigation is continuing. But she said the roommate, Alan Klemanchuck, 58, of Woonsocket, presently faces charges of domestic felony assault.
Melissa L. Rice
LINCOLN - Melissa L. (Brodd) Rice, 41, of Lower River Rd., Lincoln and formerly of Millville, MA died April 19, 2014 at home. She was the wife of Glenn S. Rice of Bellingham. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Charlotte (Russell) Therrien and her husband John of Blackstone and Lee Brodd and his wife Doreen of Rutland, MA.
Muriel D. Paulhus
BELLINGHAM- Muriel D. (Jodoin) Paulhus, 81, of Highland Rd., passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, in Oakland Grove Nursing Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Paulhus.
Born in Bellingham, MA., daughter of the late Willie and Antonia (Dubois) Jodoin.
Muriel was a homemaker, she enjoy spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Muriel loved to read and was an avid bowler.
CEDAR CITY, UT.- Theodore "Ted" Richard Arsenault, age 76, passed away unexpectedly, on February 23, 2014 in Cedar City, UT.
Ted was the youngest of 6 children born to Norbert & Clara (Richard) Arsenault on March 25, 1937 in Woonsocket.
Ted enlisted in the Navy and served his country for 4 years followed by 4 years in the Naval Reserve.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€“ Almost everything he witnessed on Monday morning/afternoon, North Smithfield High skipper Jon Leddy liked â€“ a lot.
His starter, junior righty Ian Pascoe, allowed a mere four hits in his five-inning stint as the Northmen remained perfect on the Division II-North campaign with a 4-1 drubbing of always-pesky Tolman.
The tilt took place before perhaps 70 fans basking in the springtime sunshine at the schoolâ€™s diamond.
PROVIDENCE â€“ On a fittingly balmy spring Monday, there were signs of a thaw in Woonsocketâ€™s relationship with its police union as the state-appointed Budget Commission retroactively approved a contract for fiscal 2013 with the International Brotherhood of Police Officers.
Mario A. Simonini
WOONSOCKET- Mario A. Simonini, 88, formerly of Kennedy St. Woonsocket died Saturday afternoon at Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island in Providence. He was the loving husband of the late Rita D. (Laferriere) Simonini.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Peter and Giocanda (Cheti) Simonini. He was a lifelong resident of the city. He moved to West Warwick several years ago to be closer to family