It’s going to be a long day for statewide candidates locked in tight primaries, but voters should need no more than a few minute to do their duty. All they have to do is choose the candidates they think will lead Rhode Island toward a brighter future.
Sounds easy, right?
Edith L. Hoyle
BLACKSTONE - Edith L. (Hodder) Hoyle, 85, of Main St., died September 6, 2014 in St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Norman E. Hoyle. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (Allen) Hodder.
Mrs. Hoyle was a homemaker and was an active member of Christ Community Church, formerly Blackstone Federated Church.
John W. Byers, Jr.
WOONSOCKET - John W. Byers, Jr., 71, of Elm St., died September 6, 2014 in RI Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Rochelle P. (Martel) Byers of Woonsocket. Born in El Paso, TX, he was the son of the late J.W. and Elizabeth (Hines) Byers.
John J. Lace IV
CHEPACHET - John J. "Jack" Lace IV, 79, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Formerly of Pascoag, he resided in Chepachet with his wife, Terryl F. (Jarvis) Lace, whom he married June 2, 1962. Born in Providence he was the son of the late John J. III and Elizabeth (Rieley) Lace.
Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons: Jeffrey Lace of Glendale, John and Thomas Lace of Pascoag; one daughter: Suzanne Bianchi of Brookline, CT; twelve grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Marilyn Johnson.