Archive - Aug 24, 2011
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Former Pawtucket resident Mason Williams is finishing up an excellent first season in the New York Yankeesâ€™ farm system.
Mason, son of ex-Patriots wide receiver Derwin Williams, is batting a league-leading .353 for the Staten Island Yankees team that plays in the Class A New York/Penn League. A fourth-round draft pick in 2010, Williams just turned 20 years old on Sunday. He has been ranked the No. 6 prospect in New Yorkâ€™s farm system by the River Avenue Blues website.
The Williams family lived in Pawtucket for around 10 years until moving to Florida in 2004.
PawSox manager Arnie Beyeler got me thinking the other day when he was asked about the â€śhypeâ€ť surrounding new third baseman Will Middlebrooks, who at the time had gone 0-for-11 in his first three games for Pawtucket after hitting .302 for Class AA Portland with 18 home runs.
Cumberland High coach Tom Kenwood consistently has had top-level squads over his nearly two-decade career heading the boysâ€™ cross-country program.
With several key runners back this fall, including outstanding junior Trevor Crawley, this fallâ€™s team may be among his best.
Kenwood lists Chariho Regional, Bishop Hendricken and La Salle Academy as the schools that will more than likely be battling it out for team supremacy, but he ranks his Clippers right there in the upper-echelon of finishers at the state championships in early November.
Stephen R. Girouard
LAWRENCE. MA - Stephen R. Girouard, 58, formerly of Pawtucket, died August 24, 2011 in Lawrence, MA. Born in Providence, he was a son of Robert Girouard of Ledyard, CT and the late Elizabeth (Creighton) Girouard. Stephen was an Electrical CAD Draftsman and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Besides his father, he leaves a brother, Michael Girouard of Franconia, NH, a sister, Kathleen Del Sesto of Smithfield, a niece, Heather Girouard and two nephews, Christopher and Jonathan Del Sesto.
Mary F. Cordoni
PAWTUCKET - Mary F. Cordoni, of Pawtucket died Wednesday, August 24, 2011. She was the wife of the late John Cordoni.
Mrs. Cordoni was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Joseph and Vincenzina (Giordano) Deluciano. She was a jewelry worker for many years.
Mrs. Cordoni is survived by her daughter Maureen Cordoni and her fiancĂ© Robert Masse of Pawtucket and her son Charles Cordoni of Rumford. She was the brother of the late Frank Leone and Samuel DeLuciano.
LINCOLN - Reinette Turcotte, 69, passed August 23rd with her loving family by her side.
Born in Beauceville, Canada, a daughter of the late Wilfred and Yvonne (Thibodeau) Parent. She had dedicated her life to her children.
Alicia L. Oldfield
CUMBERLAND - Alicia L. Oldfield, 34, of Victory Street died unexpectedly Sunday, August 21, 2011 at home. She was the wife of Raymond A. Perry.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Sharon A. Oldfield and the late Scott S. Camirand.
Alicia had worked as a service manager at Steingold Volvo, Pawtucket for 7 years.