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August 12th, 2014

Russell L. Houde Sr.

August 12, 2014

Russell L. Houde Sr.

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Russell L. Houde Sr, 71, of Mendon Rd. died Saturday August 9, 2014 at home with his family by his side. He is the husband of Madeline M. (Teper) Houde.
Born in Woonsocket, son of Leonard Houde of Woonsocket, and the late Marguerite (Martin) Houde.
Russell worked as a supervising Chemist for the state of Rhode Island. He was a loving husband father and grandfather.

John A. Cook

August 12, 2014

John A. Cook

OCEAN PINES, MD - John Anthony Cook, age 89, died July 4 2014 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Brookville, PA he was the son of the late John Wesley and Margaret Hartnett Cook. He was preceded in death by his lifelong friend, Walter A. Brown. He is survived by his "adopted" family, Walter's sons and daughters, their spouses, children and grandchildren.

Howard N. Gardner, Jr.

August 12, 2014

Howard N. Gardner, Jr.

WOONSOCKET - Howard N. "Red" Gardner, Jr. of Woonsocket died Saturday afternoon at home. He was the loving husband of Mary I. (Connolly) Gardner. They were married on May 26, 1989.
Born in Tracy, Connecticut he was a son of the late Howard N. Gardner, Sr. and Loretta (Gosselin) Gardner. He was a graduate of North Attleboro High school and resided in Attleboro for over 35 years before moving to Woonsocket.

Edna Derois

August 12, 2014

Edna Derois

BLACKSTONE - Edna Derois, 84, of Blackstone, MA, formerly of Central Falls, died Friday at Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Lucien A. Derois. Born in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Armand and Anna (Provost) Berube.
Prior to her retirement in 1993, Mrs. Derois had been employed as a cashier Almac's Stores. She had been a member of Union Local #328 U.F.C.W.

David M. Day

August 12, 2014

David M. Day

BURRILLVILLE - David M. Day, 33, passed away Thursday Aug. 7, 2014 at home in Harrisville. He was the beloved husband of Amy (Warhol) Day whom he married May 26, 2012. Born in Cleveland, TN, he was the son of Regina (Hackney) Hice of Cleveland, TN, and the late Tommy Day.
David was a landscaper and handyman.
He was the loving father of Juan and Mia Carrasquillo of Harrisville, Breaunna Day on Lincoln, and Nevaeh Day of Palatka, FL. He is also survived by two brothers, Christopher Moya of Chattanooga, TN, and Lindsey Moya of Athens, TN.

Dr. Constance K. Gray

August 12, 2014

Dr. Constance K. Gray

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Dr. Constance K. Gray (Grodski) (nee Krasowska) died peacefully Thursday with her sister at her side at the Vi @ Silverstone Community in Scottsdale, AZ. She was 96.
She was born in Woonsocket, RI, and lived most of her life in Union, NJ with her husband, Stanley Gray (Grodski), who preceded her in death in 1997.
She was the daughter of Zophie Golembiowska and Boleslaw Krasowski who immigrated to the US from Poland and settled in Woonsocket, RI.

Alfreda F. Peloquin

August 12, 2014

Alfreda F. Peloquin

WOONSOCKET - Alfreda F. Peloquin, 95, formerly of Greene St. Woonsocket died peacefully Friday afternoon with her family by her side at The Friendly Home. She was the wife of the late Lionel E. Peloquin.
Born in St. Michel-des-Saints P.Q. Canada she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Leonie (Delorme) LaBreche. She came to the United States with her family as a small child and was a lifelong resident of Woonsocket.

August 11th

Dubois’ next ‘Move’: Stadium screen

August 11, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Smile, Woonsocket: You’re on Derek Dubois’ candid camera.
In his first feature-length documentary, the award-winning filmmaker has created “City on the Move,” a close-up look at the city’s triumphant spirit through difficult times.

Cooley, PC Friars ready for Italian sojourn

August 11, 2014

PROVIDENCE – For a different and perhaps refreshing change of pace, Ed Cooley won’t have to worry about juggling timeouts, what instructions to bark out or rack his brain in hopes of recalling the vivid details of the opposition’s scouting report.

As Cooley and his Providence College Friars embark on a 10-day, three-game exhibition swing through Europe’s sunny peninsula, the head coach does so with somewhat of a lightened load. During PC’s three exhibition contests against Italian competition, Cooley will let his assistant coaches run the show while he sits and observes.

August 10th

Magic Johnson reflects on '12 trade between Red Sox, Dodgers

August 10, 2014

PAWTUCKET --The very presence of Magic Johnson at McCoy Stadium on Sunday offered an interesting juxtaposition.

Here was the NBA legend, standing on the same plush and well-manicured field that became second nature to Allen Webster and Rubby De La Rosa during the past two seasons. The two former PawSox pitchers represent the prospect-laden haul the Red Sox received from Johnson’s Dodgers when the two teams ironed out a blockbuster trade that is rapidly approaching its two-year anniversary.

PAWTUCKET – Ten years have gone by since Thomas “The Souljah” Falowo first...
CUMBERLAND – Following the blueprint that has churned out plenty of athletic success in recent...
PAWTUCKET -- PawSox shortstop Deven Marrero swears by a motto that proves quite handy whenever he’s...
WOONSOCKET – After hearing that The River United Methodist Church couldn’t afford to keep its lights on and appliances...
WOONSOCKET – The line of people, some disheveled and weary-looking, formed behind a red pickup truck that backed into a...
WOONSOCKET – After a rocky political fight that goes back months, a new era of full-day kindergarten got off to a...

 

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