Archive - Nov 30, 2012
PAWTUCKET â Local police have arrested a city man as a suspect in the Election Day shooting that left another man wounded on a Smithfield Avenue sidewalk.
On Nov. 6 at around 10:30 a.m., Pawtucket Police had responded to a reported shooting in the area of 558 Smithfield Ave. When officers arrived, they found the victim, 28-year-old Terrance Myers, of Providence, injured from several gunshot wounds. None of the wounds appeared to be life-threatening, police said.
PAWTUCKET â Once again, the humble buildings and streets of Pawtucket will serve as movie stand-ins for places in a more major metropolis. Over the next few weeks, film crews will be in and around the downtown, shooting scenes for an independent crime drama, set in Boston, that its supporters hope becomes a major motion picture.
WARWICK - Peloquin, Doris V. (Pare) 91, of Warwick and formerly of Pawtucket died on November 29, 2012 at Philip Hulitar Home and Hospice Care. She was the wife of the late L. Theodore Peloquin. Mrs. Peloquin was born in Central Falls. She was the daughter of the late Hudor and Louise (Lague) Pare. She had lived most of her life in Pawtucket. Mrs. Peloquin was a communicant of St. Edwards Church, senior citizens group at the church and a homemaker.
Charles Oswald, Jr.
CANTON, MI - Oswald, Charles Jr., age 92 of Canton, MI, formerly of Seekonk, MA.
Beloved husband of Bertha.
Loving father of Glenn Oswald, Kris (Sandra) Oswald, Holly (Daniel) Clemans.
Proud Grandfather of Five and Great Grandfather of 6.
Memorial contributions may be made to St Matthew Trinity Lutheran Church 690 Newport Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02861.
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Lucienne E. Zonfrillo
ATTLEBORO - Lucienne E. Zonfrillo, 88, died peacefully at home on November 27. She was the wife of the late Edward Zonfrillo and the late Lucien Elie. She was born in Sherbrooke, Canada, the daughter of the late Eddy and Amanda (LaCroix) Cote. She settled in the Pawtucket/Attleboro area more than 55 years ago.
Mrs. Zonfrillo retired from the Allendale Insurance Co. (now FM Global) where she worked in the mail room for many years. Her home and family were the centers of her life and she was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Dorothy L.C. Downes
SEEKONK - Downes, Dorothy L.C., 85, passed away peacefully at home on November 29, 2012.
Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of Clifford and Salvatoria (Barone) Walters.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 66 years, Jeremiah E.Downes and her children, Stephen J. Downes, Deborah Cahill, Mary Xavier, Cynthia Senor and June Tebbe as well as 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, Thomas C. Downes. She is also survived by her sister, Gladys Brown, and her brothers, Clifford and Frederick Walters.
PAWTUCKET â Streets were blocked for several hours and a bomb squad was called in after a woman told police there was an explosive device in her vehicle that was parked in the municipal lot across from Pawtucket City Hall on Thursday morning.
PAWTUCKET â The city's fire marshal, a 25-year veteran of the Pawtucket Fire Department, is under investigation for putting his girlfriend's daughter on his health insurance family plan for about 10 months last year, city officials say.
Fire Capt. Steven Parent, who has been fire marshal for about two years, found himself in the hot seat this week after being featured on reporter Jim Hummel's on-line news website âThe Hummel Report.â