October 11th, 2014
Raiders start strong before holding on to top Vikings
PAWTUCKET -- Shea jumped out to a 10-0 lead after one quarter before holding on to defeat Division II-A rival Rogers, 23-21, Friday night at Max Read Field.
Anthony Almeida scored on a 12-yard run midway through the fourth quarter to provide the Raiders with the deciding. Yanique Duarte caught a 45-yard touchdown for Shea and also ran for a 3-yard score. Shea, which led 17-14 at halftime, improves to 2-1 in league play.
CUMBERLAND â€“ For the second time in a month, Cumberland High suffered a crushing defeat.
The last time during a season-opening, non-league affair with St. Raphael Academy, the Clippers recorded a touchdown in the waning seconds, but a 10-yard holding penalty negated it. In the end, they suffered a 21-14 loss to the Saints.
ANDREW J. HEROUX
WOONSOCKET - Andrew J. Heroux, 83, of Cooper Ave., Woonsocket, died peacefully with his family at his side Wednesday night, Oct. 8, 2014 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the beloved husband of Rosebelle (Allam) Heroux.
Born in Woonsocket, March 13, 1931, he was a son of the late Rene and Stella (Lefort) Heroux.
He served in the Air Force during the Korean War.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Suspended Patrolman Michael Cahill was convicted of second-degree child abuse in Superior Court Thursday, the attorney generalâ€™s office said.
Judge Daniel Procaccini found the officer guilty of abusing his 9-year-old sister after a seven-day trial, according to Amy Kempe, spokeswoman for Attorney General Peter Kilmartin.
The judge alone considered the testimony and rendered the verdict because the policeman waived his right to a jury trial.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A Framingham man who was in possession of narcotics and a stolen coin collection worth thousands led police on a wild motor vehicle chase in which he crashed into two occupied motor vehicles, leaving one person injured, police said.
BURRILLVILLE â€“ Two deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office in Missouri will arrive here Saturday to help build a community playground and park near the Burrillville police station in honor of Tyler Seddon, the Pascoag boy who captured hearts across the country when thousands of police officers and firefighters helped him celebrate his seventh birthday last March.
BURRILLVILLE - Donald J. Levesque, 58, died unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at home in Pascoag. He is survived by his loving wife Deborah (Hebert) Levesque whom he married June 7, 1975; his mother, Evelyn (Dunn) Levesque. His children, Stacy Gemma and her husband Michael, Michelle Jennings, Joshua Levesque and the children of his heart, Jason Skeffington and his wife Cindy, and Jamie Yake and her husband
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Annie Masse, 97, formerly of Main St. Manville died peacefully Tuesday evening at St. Antoine Residence. She was the loving wife of the late Philip Masse.
Born in Manville she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (Lysy) Dunayeski. She was a resident of Manville for most of her life and also lived in Woonsocket for several years.
Mrs. Masse was employed at Textron Corp in Manville for over 30 years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles.
Annie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
LESLIE N. O'DELL
WOONSOCKET - Leslie N. O'Dell, 84 of Marshall Rd. died Sunday October 5, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Desrosiers) O'Dell. Born in East Blackstone, MA, son of the late Nelson and Treva (Tracy) O'Dell. Mr. O'Dell worked as a truck driver for B&W Express for several years prior to retiring.
Mr. O'Dell was a United States Navy Veteran, and also a former member of St. Joseph Veterans.
He is survived by several nephews and nieces.
He also was the brother of the late Edith McKnight and Earl O'Dell.