March 10th, 2014
PAWTUCKET â€“ Late Saturday night, after his defending state championship team had swept North Smithfield in a Division II Tournament quarterfinal set, Lincoln High head coach Jim Riel indicated his semifinal opponent would be North Kingstown.
Minutes afterward, when reached by phone, Cumberland mentor Mark Andreozzi â€“ whose club had just crushed Middletown, 8-2, to gain another brooming â€“ thought his next foe to be St. Raphael/PCD/Wheeler Co-op, which had captured two straight against 2012-13 D-II finalist Prout.
WOONSOCKET- Mary Gabrielle "Kippy" (Gardella) Roy, 82, of Woonsocket passed away Saturday morning at The Holiday Retirement Home in Manville. She was the wife of the late John M. Roy, Sr. They were married for 50 years.
Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of the late Henry W. Gardella Sr. and Rose Alba (Beaudet) Gardella. She was the step-daughter of the late Marie Aurore (Drainville) Gardella. She was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mary attended St. Charles school in Woonsocket and graduated from St. Xavier High School in Providence.
Eileen E. Straube
BURRILLVILLE - Eileen E. (Goulet) Straube, 80, formerly of Woodside Road, Glendale died Friday, March 7, 2014 at Hopkins Manor, North Providence. She was the longtime companion of the late Eduardo G. Mardo.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late George and Delia (Paulette) Goulet, she had lived in Glendale for most of her life.
Earl R. Hutchinson III
BURRILLVILLE - Earl R. Hutchinson III, 64, of Barnes Road, Harrisville died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Betsy (Adams) Hutchinson.
Born in Providence, a son of Elizabeth (Thayer) Hutchinson of Warwick and the late Earl R. Hutchinson, Jr., he had lived in Harrisville for the past 22 years.
Rachel A. Emmons
WOONSOCKET - Rachel A. (Lavoie) Emmons, 89, of Dulude Ave., died March 6, 2014, in Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Metivier) Lavoie.
Mrs. Emmons worked for 20 years as an accountant, and in various other jobs within the State of Rhode Island and 13 years for the City of Woonsocket. She was a graduate of St. Claire High School and received her Associate and B.A. from Johnson & Wales University. Rachel was a communicant of Holy Family Church, Woonsocket.
LINCOLN - Margaret (Lowrie) Khan, 71, of Kennedy Boulevard, Albion passed away peacefully Saturday, March 8, 2014 after a brief illness surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of Dr. Faridoon Khan.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, a daughter of the late James Edward and Elizabeth (Brown) Lowrie, she came to America in 1961 and married Dr. Faridoon Khan in 1965.
She was a member of Kirkbrae Country Club, Lincoln and New Seabury Country Club, Mashpee, MA.
WOONSOCKET - Consuelo "Gil" Perez, 84, of Woonsocket, RI, passed on March 8, 2014 at Oakland Grove Nursing Center in Woonsocket, RI. Gil, the youngest of 6 children, was born on September 1, 1929 on a small farm in Cuba. He realized his childhood dream of coming to America in June of 1947 at age 16.
Lucille B. Smith
NORTH SMIITHFELD - Lucille B. (Arel) Smith, 92, formerly of Great Rd. died March 4, 2014 at The Friendly Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Lucien E. Smith. Born in Canada, on June 21, 1921, she was the last of twenty three children born to the late Willie and Marie Louise (Joyal) Arel. Lucille was a homemaker for most of her life, and she was a proud and loving mother and grandmother. She also worked for the French Worsted Co. and Tupperware. Lucille enjoyed gardening and did so until the age of 92.
Dorothy M. Stone
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Dorothy M. (Potvin) Stone, 88, of No. Smithfield, died Friday, March 7, 2014 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Wallace E. Stone, whom she married October 13, 1948. Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Napoleon Henry and Mary (McBride) Potvin.
Louis R. Roy
WOONSOCKET - Louis R. "Ray" Roy, 80, of Woonsocket died Thursday at Woonsocket Health and Rehab Center.
Born in Uxbridge, MA he was the son of the late Octave Napoleon and Roseanna (Desjardins) Roy. He was raised in nearby Massachusetts and lived in Woonsocket for most of his adult life.
Mr. Roy was a veteran of the United States Army.