Archive - Sep 7, 2012
PAWTUCKET â€” There was Paul Labossiere, as usual focused on the task at hand inside the McCoy Stadium ticket office. To this Central Falls native and current Lincoln resident, Labor Day Monday was typical â€“ no deviation in the slightest from the previous 71 PawSox home dates in the 2012 season, or the 39 years of loyal service that preceded this one.
CENTRAL FALLS - Lucille Ledoux, 91, of 466 Hunt St, passed on September 6th. She was the wife of the late Rudolph Ledoux.
Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Ida (Deschesne) Philibert. She had been employed by United Net and had also worked in the Jewelry Industry.
She is survived by a sister, Therese Batalon and her husband Deacon Raymond Batalon of Greenville, and many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Richard Ledoux and sister of the late Irma Emond, Estelle Chicoine and Jeannette Boucher.
Doris F. Larocque
PAWTUCKET - Doris F. Larocque, 87 passed away Friday, August 31st at the Oakhill Nursing Home in Pawtucket. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. Larocque for 63 years.
Born in Fitchburg, MA, she was the daughter of the late Alvarez and Felixina (Lemoine) Marceau.
Doris is survived by her loving and devoted caretaker and daughter, Lynn A. Larocque; a daughter in law Sharlene Larocque; a sister, Elaine Lethbridge; several nieces and nephews and her much loved K-9 companions, Shi-Ling, Angelic and Amelia.
CENTRAL FALLS â€“ Cristina Robalo, a 19-year-old student at Central Falls High School, is the recipient of $1,000 scholarship award from Rhode Island Community Action Scholar (RICAS) Scholarships.
A senior at the high school, Robalo is a member of the Youth Success Program at Blackstone Valley Community Action Agency in Central Falls, a program that helps pregnant and parenting teens succeed.
PAWTUCKET â€” They'll be rockin' by the river tonight, as the 14th annual Pawtucket Arts Festival gets underway with its Gala and â€śTaste of Pawtucketâ€ť events.
The opening night Gala and â€śTaste of Pawtucketâ€ť will start at 6 p.m. along a portion of Roosevelt Avenue near the intersection with Main Street and on the grounds of Slater Mill (rain or shine). It promises to be an evening of delicious restaurant samplings served with an ample portion of zydeco music, dance and refreshment, all by the banks of the mighty Blackstone River and historic Slater Mill Museum site.