July 1st, 2013
CUMBERLAND â Kayden Watson calls it his âMonkey Friend,â a worn-out monkey blanket that has been his comfort keepsake since birth and his constant companion during 11 surgeries to repair gastroschisis, a congenital abdominal wall defect.
Kayden, 2Âœ, lost his monkey blanket Saturday during a family outing at the Dairy Queen in North Attleboro and his mother is asking for the publicâs help in finding it.
âThis is Kaydenâs best friend. We have searched high and low and are hoping someone may have picked it up,â says Jennifer Harken of Cumberland.
WOONSOCKET- Richard R. Beauchemin, 57, of Mill St. died Thursday at home. He was born in Woonsocket, a son of Armand Beauchemin and Therese (Fontaine) Beauchemin.
He worked as an extrusion molder of plastics for many years for the AT Cross Company in Lincoln.
Sandra E. Nelson
WOONSOCKET- Sandra E. Nelson, 66, of Greene St., died suddenly Sunday, June 30, 2013 in her home.
Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Elwood E. and Clara B. (Davis) Nelson, and had lived in Boston most of her life.
She worked as a technician for Honeywell and had previously worked for General Scanning and Laser Science, Inc. Sandra enjoyed photography and had begun attending St. James Episcopal Church.
Brian E. Dearborn
DOUGLAS, MA- Brian E. Dearborn, 57, of Bluebird Lane, died Friday June 28, 2013 at home. He was the former husband of Maryanne (Cybulski) Dearborn, of Millville, Ma.
Born in Providence, R.I. son of the late Wade B. and Julia (Rossini) Dearborn.
Brian worked as a Letter carrier for the Woonsocket Postal Service for 28 years prior to retiring.
He was a United States Marine Veteran.
Beverly J. Croce
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Beverly J. Croce, 74, passed June 30, 2013.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Earl and Margaret (Shaw) Worrall.
She had been a registered nurse at Women & Infants Hospital for thirty years.
WOONSOCKET- Sister Frances (Violette) Dulude, RJM, 88, was a long time resident of Woonsocket, and a Religious of Jesus and Mary for 67 years. She entered the Congregation of the Religious of Jesus and Mary in Sillery, Qubec on August 9, 1946.
Sr. Frances taught at Jesus-Mary Academy, Holy Family School, and the Catholic Regional Junior High School in Woonsocket, at Notre Dame School in Fall River, Massachusetts and at Villa Augustina School in Goffstown, New Hampshire.
Henry A. Tessier Jr.
WOONSOCKET- Tessier, Henry A. Jr., of Woonsocket, passed away June 27, 2013 at the Trinity Health and Rehab Center.
The son of Henry A. Tessier, Sr. and the late Agnes (Leduc) Tessier.
He is survived by his two daughters Amanda Tessier, and Amandalyn Tessier, one son Christopher Tessier, and two grandchildren Braydon Gauthier and Ryan Tessier, he was also the brother of the late Paul Tessier.
He will be missed dearly by his family. Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
WOONSOCKET â Nothing says summer like sitting around the fire pit, sipping a cold brew and shooting off a bottle rocket or two.
But city homeowners who like a good backyard fire with their pyrotechnics should know there are specific rules and regulations when it comes to fireworks and fire pits.
According to Woonsocket Fire Chief Gary Lataille, fire pits and chimineas are legal in the city, as long as certain rules are followed.
âFire pits are legal to have and there is a city ordinance that outlines these rules and guidelines,â says Lataille.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â Tim Mandeville recalls watching his boy pursue his passions so well it hurts.
More often than not, when he looks outside his home, he still pictures young Evan playing baseball with his best friend, Riley Crozier, in the back yard. He rewinds that and other memorable videos in his mind time after time.
BURRILLVILLE -- During the regular season, Burrillville Little League doesnât allow its pitchers to throw curveballs, and that remains baffling to All-Starsâ skipper Bob Gelinas.
Still, he took great measures to prepare his mound staff for the start of the R.I. District IV Major Division (11-12) All-Star Tournament at Sherman Parkâs Rymanski Field on Saturday afternoon.