Archive - Aug 3, 2012
CUMBERLAND - Robert E. Reilly, 95, of Cumberland, R.I. (previously of Bay Terrace) passed away on July 28th at Mt. Sinai Hospital of Queens.
Bob, a 21 year veteran of the U.S. Navy, served during W.W.II as a Chief Petty Officer PHC 1st. class. He later worked as a photographer for the N.Y.C. Health & Hospital Corp as a photographer & color timer.
An organist & longtime member of The American Theater Organ Society (A.T.O.S.) his love of the Arts knew no bounds. He is a widower (married only 1 time) to Kathryn Orchik Reilly.
CENTRAL FALLS - Rita Girard, 86, passed away August 2, 2012 after a brief illness at Miriam Hospital. She was called home to be with her husband Normand Girard. Rita was the daughter of the late Rodrigue and Yvonne (LaSalle) Dessert.
CUMBERLAND - Jacinto B. Sousa, 75, of One Mendon Road, passed away Friday at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of Maria (Cabral) Sousa, and they had been happily married for the past 49 years.
Born in Feteiras, Sao Miguel, Portugal, he was the son of the late Jose Botelho Sousa and Maria da Conceicao Carreiro. He moved to this country in 1987, settling Burrilville and later Cumberland.
Jacinto was employed as a Machine Operator for Tech Industries for 15 years, retiring in 2002.
He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.
PAWTUCKET(AP) â€” Pawtucket police say they looking for a man who's been trying to lure teenage girls into his car for the past week.
Police tell WLNE-TV that at least five girls between the ages of 15 and 17 have come forward, saying the man approached them near the CVS store on East Avenue. None of the girls was harmed. One girl got into the man's car but managed to get away after refusing to give him her address and phone number.
All the girls told police similar stories about how the man called them beautiful and asked them if they needed a ride.