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Cicilline, Loughlin slug it out over issues

October 19, 2010

PROVIDENCE — In a televised slugfest that remained competitive and contentious until the final bell, Democrat David Cicilline and Republican John Loughlin fought toe-to-toe over Social Security, taxes, jobs, health care and a raft of other issues Tuesday.
The two main candidates vying to succeed Democrat Patrick Kennedy as the congressman in the 1st District argued almost every issue vehemently, frequently trying to talk over each other and occasionally they had to be reined in by moderator Tim White of WPRI.

Garden of Life brings farming to Pawtucket

October 19, 2010

PAWTUCKET — As he held 10-month-old son Leland in his arms, Ken Hoffa explained why he volunteered to help the New Urban Farmers organization — not to mention members of KeepSpace, the Pawtucket Foundation and the city's Housing Authority — construct and care for the “Garden of Life” at Galego Court on Monday afternoon.

Kazarian, Harley win awards in humanities

October 19, 2010

PAWTUCKET — One of Pawtucket’s native sons and an “adopted” one from across the state line were honored Monday night by the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities.
In a ceremony at the Hope Artiste Village, city resident Richard Kazarian, a noted historian, antiques dealer and civic leader, was the recipient of the 2010 Tom Roberts Prize for Creative Achievement in the Humanities. In addition, nationally recognized, award-winning singer, songwriter and storyteller Bill Harley, of Seekonk, Mass., was given the 2010 Honorary Chairs’ Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Humanities.

George L. Bailey

October 19, 2010

George L. Bailey
PAWTUCKET - George L. Bailey, 82 of Meadow St. passed away on Monday at RI Hospital after an illness. He was the husband of Rosa (Oliva) Bailey. He was also the husband of the late Doris Bailey. He was born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Lester F. and Margaret (Duhaine) Bailey and was a lifelong resident of the city. He had been employed as a truck driver for the former Fuller Packaging Co. for several years before retiring. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 602.

Sharon J. Soboda

October 19, 2010

Sharon J.Soboda CENTRAL FALLS- Sharon J. Soboda, 53, of High Street passed away Monday October 18, 2010 at Pawtucket Memorial Hospital.
Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Joseph F. and Florence A. (Aubin) Soboda Sr. She was a life long resident of Central Falls.
Sharon was a Customer Service Representative for MetLife Insurance Co. and prior to that she was employed by Hasbro Industries for 18 years in the Information Systems and the Engineering Departments.

John E. Henshaw

October 19, 2010

John E. Henshaw
ATTLEBORO - John E. Henshaw, of Liberty Drive, passed away on Friday at Home & Hospice Care of RI in Providence after a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Shirley A. (Durand) Henshaw and had been married for 32 years.
He was born in Central Falls, a son of the late John and Gladys (Jamison) Henshaw.

Paul J. Eklund

October 19, 2010

Paul J. Eklund
PAWTUCKET: Paul J. Eklund, 52, of Vine St, passed October 18th 2010 after a brief illness.
Born in Pawtucket, the son of the late John and Florence (Fontaine) Eklund.
Paul had been employed by Texas Instruments of Attleboro and GTECH of West Greenwich for many years.
He is survived by a sister, Elaine E. Eklund and a dear friend Anita Van Leeuwen, both with whom he resided.

Lucy Catherine Bowen

October 19, 2010

Lucy Catherine Bowen
ATTLEBORO - Lucy Catherine Bowen joined the angels in heaven on October 18, 2010. She was the loving wife of James M. Bowen. They had been married 65 years.
Mrs. Bowen was born in Attleboro, MA, the daughter of the late John and Sophie (Vensky) Geraghty. She was employed in the jewelry industry for many years.
Besides her husband Mrs. Bowen is survived by her two sons, John Bowen of Jamestown, IN and Daryl Bowen of Los Angeles CA, her five grandchildren and eight grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Cheryl Bingham.

Angela Boulmetis

October 19, 2010

Angela Boulmetis

Irving W. Knight

October 19, 2010

Irving W. Knight
CUMBERLAND - Irving W. Knight, 87, formerly of Avalon Healthcare Center of Mystic, CT passed away on October 7, 2010 at Westerly Hospital. He was the son of the late Irving and Helen (Waterman) Knight.
He leaves two sisters, Marjorie Sweetman of Florida and Lucy Almeida of RI; several nieces, nephew and many caring relatives and friends.

Virginia E. Temple

October 19, 2010

Virginia E. Temple
ATTLEBORO - Virginia E. (Bishop) Temple, 78 of Rita Drive Attleboro, died Thursday at home.
She was born in Attleboro a daughter of the late Arthur & Florence (Ganci) Bishop.
Virginia was a Licensed Practical Nurse for over 10 years for Mt. St. Francis Health Center in Woonsocket before she retired 7 years ago.
She has lived in Attleboro for over 15 years coming from, Rehoboth,and Pawtucket RI.
Virginia liked Knitting, Crocheting, and was an avid reader, she especially enjoyed spending time with her great granddaughter.

Jean-Marie Jutras

October 19, 2010

Jean-Marie Jutras
PAWTUCKET Jean-Marie Jutras, 87, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2010.
Born in Ste. Brigitte des Saults, PQ, Canada, he was a son of the late Elzear and Alpaide (Charpentier) Jutras. He came to the United States in 1968 and settled in Pawtucket. Jean-Marie was a battery hand at the Pansey Weaving Company, Pawtucket until retiring in 1978.

James A. Medeiros

October 19, 2010

James A. Medeiros
RUMFORD - James A. (Jim) Medeiros died at home on Wednesday, October 13, after a long illness. Jim was the son of Dorothy (Corcoran) Medeiros and the late Anthony Medeiros. Jim is also survived by his sister Deborah Marsocci of Narragansett, and his brother Daniel Medeiros of Rehoboth, and three nephews. A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, October 19 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 463 Traverse Street, Providence, RI.

Raymond J. McMahon III

October 19, 2010

Raymond J. McMahon III
PAWTUCKET - Raymond J. McMahon III, 48, of Glenwood Ave, Pawtucket died Thursday, October 14, 2010.
Mr. McMahon was born in Providence the son of Raymond J. and Mary (Russell) McMahon Jr.
Besides his parents Mr. McMahon is survived by his children David McMahon and Nora. He also leaves his brothers Patrick McMahon of Pawtucket and Brian and Kevin McMahon of Florida.

Antonia T. Gomes

October 19, 2010

Antonia T. Gomes
CUMBERLAND Antonia T. Gomes, 86, formerly of Smith Street, passed away Thursday in the Grandview Center, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Antonio Gomes.
Born in Portugal, settled in Cumberland, RI in 1961.
She was employed by the former Cadillac Textiles until retirement.

Patricia A. Denelle

October 19, 2010

Patricia A. Denelle

Emmanuel A. Mendona

October 19, 2010

Emmanuel A. Mendona
PAWTUCKET - Emmanuel A. Mendona, 54, of Pawtucket, died Saturday at Brigham & Woman's Hospital in Boston. Born in Dakar, Republic of Senegal, he was the son of the late Manuel Mendona and Estela A. (Andrade) Dalomba.
Emmanuel worked as a mechanic, repairing the Pawtucket Police Department vehicles until around 1985.

Emmanuel A. Mendona

October 19, 2010

Emmanuel A. Mendona
PAWTUCKET - Emmanuel A. Mendona, 54, of Pawtucket, died Saturday at Brigham & Woman's Hospital in Boston. Born in Dakar, Republic of Senegal, he was the son of the late Manuel Mendona and Estela A. (Andrade) Dalomba.
Emmanuel worked as a mechanic, repairing the Pawtucket Police Department vehicles until around 1985.

Emmanuel A. Mendona

October 19, 2010

Emmanuel A. Mendona
PAWTUCKET - Emmanuel A. Mendona, 54, of Pawtucket, died Saturday at Brigham & Woman's Hospital in Boston. Born in Dakar, Republic of Senegal, he was the son of the late Manuel Mendona and Estela A. (Andrade) Dalomba.
Emmanuel worked as a mechanic, repairing the Pawtucket Police Department vehicles until around 1985.

Pedro Cardoso

October 19, 2010

Pedro Cardoso
CUMBERLAND. Pedro "Peter" Cardoso, 70, passed away Tuesday at R.I. Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of Janet (Nichols) Cardoso and was married 47 years.
He was born in Central Falls, a son of the late Pedro and Maria (Barbosa) Cardoso and has lived in Cumberland for the last 49 years.

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