Archive - Dec 24, 2012
PAWTUCKET â€” The late Ernie Marot was surely smiling down on the festivities taking place in the basement of St. Joseph's Church on Saturday. The Adopt A Family program, a concept the Pawtucket Soup Kitchen founder came up with 22 years ago even as he had some reservations about how it would actually work, was once again bringing delight to dozens of local children and their parents.
The Cumberland High School Clef Singers performed at a concert Thursday night in the community room at Cumberland Public Library.
AVON, CT - Emily (Otto) Sheldon, 102, beloved wife of the late Rev. Paul E. Sheldon, died Tuesday, (December 18, 2012) at her home in Avon.
Born and raised in Marietta, OH, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Emma (Andre) Otto. The wife of a Congregational church pastor, she and her husband served churches in the greater Boston area and Pawtucket, RI. She was a world traveler and loved music. Emily enjoyed swimming, which she did in Niantic Bay to the age of 100.
CUMBERLAND - Jack Oliveira, 93, of Clark Street, passed away Saturday in the Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Smith) Oliveira and they had been married for the past 65 years.
Born in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Faustino and Maria Oliveira. He resided in Cumberland for the past 20 years, previously residing on Brown Street in South Attleboro.
Mr. Oliveira was employed as a tool maker for the Fram Corporation for over 40 years until his retirement in 1981.