Archive - Aug 29, 2012
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. â€“ Thereâ€™s a certain aura that surrounds those lauded as top prospects in the Red Sox farm system, and it only intensifies the higher they progress through the system.
PAWTUCKET - Jeannette Marchand, 87, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2012. She was the wife of the late Oscar Marchand.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Annie (Bernard) Grenier. Jeannette was a lifelong resident of Pawtucket.
CUMBERLAND - Antonio Silva, 86, of Colonial Ave. passed away Tuesday in the Oakland Grove Nursing Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband of Placedia (Brito) Silva.
Born in Fall River he was the son of the late Jaime and Maria (Campos) Silva. He resided in Cumberland most of his life.
Mr. Silva was employed as the general manager of the former Howard Johnson Motor Lodge and Restaurant, Pawtucket for 30 years until his retirement.