October 7th, 2014
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Even though the match had been decided and darkness was barely being held at bay by the small lights illuminating the courts, North Smithfield head coach Laurie Puddester conveyed to her Nos. 2 and 3 doubles teams that they still had work to do.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The state Ethics Commission has accepted a complaint filed against Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt for hiring her 16-year-old son to work in an unadvertised summer jobs program.
Katherine Dâ€™Arezzo, senior staff attorney for the Ethics Commission, said the complaint would be presented to the commission for initial consideration at its next meeting on Oct. 21.
WAKEFIELD - Howard R. Holt, 82, of Wakefield, died peacefully, on October 6, 2014 at South County Hospital. He was the husband of the late Beverly A. (Burgess) Holt. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Wallace S. and Amy (Barker) Holt.
HUBERT P. GOUIN
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Hubert P. Gouin 76, of Parkview Dr. died September 27, 2014 at home. He was the husband of the late Sandra J. (Lamontagne) Gouin. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Eddie and Yvonne (Hamlin) Gouin. Hubert was the owner and operator of Industrial Piping Supplies where he worked for over fifty years.
FRANK H. BYAM
BELLINGHAM - Frank H. Byam, Sr., 87, of Bellingham, MA died Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Countryside Nursing Home, Milford, MA. He was the husband of Violet M. (Hilliker) Byam. Born in Fayston, VT, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Sarah (Clough) Byam.
Frank was a courier at the former Woonsocket Hospital for over twenty-five years, and had previously worked in their maintenance department. He attended First Assembly of God Church, Woonsocket.
BARBARA M. (DOLAN) STEERE
OMAHA, NE - Barbara M. (Dolan) Steere 9-21-1916 - 10-4-2014. Preceded in death by her husband, H. Gerard Steere; son, Martin G. Steere; brother, James A. Dolan; parents John P. and Sarah G. (Daugherty) Dolan.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Former City Council President John Ward confirmed he has filed a complaint with the state Ethics Commission against Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt after her teenage son got an unadvertised summer job with the Public Works Department.