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September 5th, 2014

Marcel L. Arel, Sr.

September 5, 2014

Marcel L. Arel, Sr.

BLACKSTONE, MA - Marcel L. Arel, Sr., 84, of Blackstone, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 5, 2014 at The Friendly Home with family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Lillian R. (Arcand) Arel. Born in Woonsocket, RI on November 7, 1929, he was the son of the late Donatien and Lydia (Paul) Arel. He was the loving father of Nancy L. Rinfrette and her husband, Lawrence of Woonsocket, RI and Patricia M. MacRae and her husband, Earl of Blackstone, MA. He leaves his cherished 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Charles D. Lagor

September 5, 2014

Charles D. Lagor

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Charles D. Lagor, 87, of North Smithfield, RI, passed away on September 4, 2014.
Charles was married to his loving wife Lois (Jacques) Lagor for 64 years.
Born in Pawtucket, RI, he was the son of the late William and Philemena (Pyne) Lagor.

Ray A Rivera

September 5, 2014

Ray A Rivera

WOONSOCKET - Ray A. Rivera 47, of Coe St died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Andrea (Mauricio) Rivera. Born in Hoboken, NJ, he was a son of Reynaldo Rivera and the late Lucia Ortiz Gonzalez. Ray was a truck driver for Ryder Integrated Logistics. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Woonsocket. Ray was a wonderful father, brother, and a great friend. He always went above and beyond to lend a hand regardless of the circumstances and loved to share God's word to any who were willing to listen.

September 4th

French heritage on display Saturday

September 4, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Saturday’s annual French Heritage Festival & Soirée is all about spreading Francophile cheer and celebrating the city’s French-Canadian heritage.

And you don’t have to be French-Canadian to enjoy the festivities.

Barnes’ arm, Cecchini’s bat power PawSox past Chiefs, 8-2 in Governor's Cup semi

September 4, 2014


PAWTUCKET — During the regular season, Pawtucket Red Sox righty Matt Barnes was 2-1 in three starts with a bloated 7.18 ERA.
 
But any resemblance between the regular-season Barnes and the post-season Barnes was pure coincidence.
 

Woonsocket OKs chicken ordinance

September 4, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Acting against the advice of the Planning Board, the City Council repealed the ban on backyard chickens Tuesday, reversing itself in the process.
The council voted 4-3 to allow residents to keep chickens in the least populous neighborhoods, a little more than a year after defeating a similar proposal. The new measure requires a follow-up vote of affirmation in two weeks to become law, but Councilwoman Melissa Murray, the lead sponsor, doesn’t expect officials to change their minds.

September 3rd

Cecchini's base hit helps PawSox draw first blood in I.L. playoff series

September 3, 2014

Special to The Call

PAWTUCKET -- Garin Cecchini didn’t exactly crush the ball in the 10th inning Wednesday night. But his three-hop single over a drawn-in infield gave the Pawtucket Red Sox a 2-1 victory over the Syracuse Chiefs in  Game 1 of a best-of-five Governors’ Cup semifinal series.

Game 2 is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Thursday with a pair of right-handers on the mound – Syracuse’s Scott McGregor (1-2, 3.91 ERA) and Pawtucket’s Matt Barnes (8-9, 3.95 ERA).

H. Raymond Champagne

September 3, 2014

H. Raymond Champagne

WOONSOCKET - H. Raymond Champagne 93, of Greene St. died September 2, 2014 at the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Violet (Dubois) Champagne with whom he has been married for sixty nine years. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Hormidas and Alphonsine (Masse) Champagne. Ray was a sales engineer for International Supply Co. for thirty eight years, before retiring in 1983.

Lillian R. Laliberte

September 3, 2014

Lillian R. Laliberte

SAINT CLOUD, FL - Lillian Rita Laliberte, 83, was lovingly taken to heaven by Jesus on August 29, 2014 in St. Cloud, FL. She was born on July 15, 1931 in Burrillville, RI to Fredrick and Rosa Bilodeu.
She is survived by her 3 daughters and 1 son Anne Laliberte, Katherine Wasmund, Christine Martin, and Ronald Laliberte. She was predeceased by her beloved son Michael Laliberte. Lillian will also be greatly missed by her 7 grandchildren Justin, Chantelle, Tyler, Danielle, Jessica, Jason, and Noah along with her 7 great grandchildren.

Debra Thomas

September 3, 2014

Debra Thomas

SEBASTIAN, FL - Debra (Cifizzari) Thomas, 57, of Sebastian FL, Passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014.
Born in Framingham, Ma, she was the beloved daughter of Alice R. Cifizzari and of the late Louis A. Cifizzari.
For more details and memorial service information, please visit www.brownfuneralhomes.com

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