Archive - Dec 6, 2012
Pawtucket Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Pawtucket recognized its employees with 20-plus years of service during a reception there Thursday.
PAWTUCKET â€” Based on autopsy results and other evidence, the Pawtucket Police confirmed Thursday that the cause of death of a young couple found inside their apartment at 125 Goff Avenue on Wednesday was a murder/suicide.
The deceased were identified as Frederico Rico, 21, and Natasha Marshall, 23. According to Major Arthur Martins, the state Medical Examiner's Office has ruled Marshall's death as homicide. The manner of death was found to be asphyxiation due to strangulation. The manner of death of Rico is being preliminarily determined as asphyxiation by hanging.
Kai Fee Gong
PAWTUCKET - Kai Fee Gong, age 68, of Pawtucket RI, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Moy) Gong for forty-four years. He was born on August 3, 1944 in Tai Shan, Guangdong China, the son of the late Kwong Tun and Shui Kam (Mui) Gong. He emigrated to the United States at age 14 and settled with his family in Providence. He graduated from Hope High School and received his B. Sc., in Electrical Engineering at the University of Rhode and his M. S. in Electrical Engineering from the university later on during his career.
Henry D. Theroux
PAWTUCKET - Henry D. Theroux, 77, died unexpectedly at home on Sunday, December 2nd. He was the devoted husband of the late Patricia (Grimes) Theroux. Mr. Theroux was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Henry J. and Mary 'Mazie' (Welch) Theroux. He lived most of his life in Cumberland until moving to Pawtucket twenty-five years ago.
Mr. Theroux was a heavy equipment operator for the Town of Cumberland for 37 years prior to retiring several years ago. He was a former member of AFL-CIO Council #94 and the former American Legion Post #14. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Arnold R. Fontaine
RUMFORD - Arnold R. 'Arnie' Fontaine, 71, died unexpectedly on November 29th at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Kathleen (Pailthorpe) Fontaine. Arnie was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Ovila and Juliette (Raymond) Fontaine and lived most of his life the Pawtucket/Rumford area.
He worked in management for Georgia Pacific, Newell Lumber and Kamco Supply Company for several years prior to retirement.
Anna M. Scullin
CUMBERLAND - Anna M. (McCourt) Scullin of High St. passed away Monday surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred L. Scullin.
A lifelong Cumberland resident she was the daughter of the late Joseph H. and Sarah (Crozier) McCourt.