Archive - Jan 2013
William H. Sullivan
PAWTUCKET - William H. Sullivan, 83, of Columbus Ave., Pawtucket, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 9, 2013.
Born in Dorchester, MA, he was the son of the late William and Louise (Treanor) Sullivan. He moved to Pawtucket in 1950 when he married his beloved late wife, Geraldine (Ward) Sullivan with whom he shared 52 years of marriage.
Ernest T. Jubainville
PAWTUCKET. Ernest T. Jubainville, 90, passed away Wednesday after an illness. He was born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Theodore H. and Laura M. (Bizier) Jubainville.
He lived most of his life in Central Falls and Pawtucket. Mr. Jubainville had been employed at Fram Corp. for many years and was a Navy Veteran of WW II. His favorite pass time was fishing at Point Judith.
PAWTUCKET - Spiro "Speed" Kacharo, 77, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, January 10, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Jean (Impagliazzo) Kacharo for fifty-six years. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Denno and Adrienne (Tsotakos) Kacharo. Speed was a Korean War United States Army veteran. He loved spending time with his family.
Elizabeth A. Green
EAST PROVIDENCE - Elizabeth A. (Partridge) Green, 99, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Linn Health Care Center, East Providence. She was the daughter of the late Daniel and L. Alma (Blackburn) Partridge and the wife of the late Wesley C. Green. She was predeceased by her sister, Margaret Partridge and her brother, Rev. Daniel Partridge, Jr. She is survived by her son, Wesley C. Green, Jr. of Green Valley, AZ and one grandson.
PAWTUCKET â€” Fresh from Monday night's inauguration, the City Council convened for a regular meeting on Wednesday, taking up a variety of housekeeping items but also hinting at possible clashes with the mayoral administration over some issues in the coming months.
CUMBERLAND â€” As Warwick Vets High compiled consecutive wins and pins in the earlier segments of this Division I-North showdown Thursday evening, Cumberland High junior Matt Kayâ€™s level of nervous butterflies increased five-fold per battle.
When it came time for him to take the mat against fellow 220-pounder and Hurricanesâ€™ sophomore James Gogan, and his Clippers trailing 36-30, Kayâ€™s anxiety reached its peak.
Henry Alexander Andrade
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Our Beloved, Henry Alexander Andrade "Djiky", 18 Years Old passed away peacefully on January 7, 2013 surrounded by his Loving Family, Nurses, Friends and Doctors.
Dr. Clifford S. Jackson
LACONIA, NH - Dr. Clifford S. Jackson, 96 of 406 Court Street, died at the St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Tuesday, January 8, 2013.
Dr. Jackson was born July 12, 1916 in Quidnick, Rhode Island, the son of the late Edward and Susannah (Wilkinson) Jackson. He served in the U. S. Army during WW II.
Dr. Jackson attended the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, R.I. and was a Doctor of Chiropractic graduate of the Palmer School of Chiropractic.
Aline C. Fortin
PAWTUCKET - Aline C. (Lavallee) Fortin, 93, formerly of Kelton St., passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 10, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Fortin.
CUMBERLAND â€” Mayor-elect Daniel J. McKee took the oath of office at an inaugural ceremony held Jan. 6 in the Blackstone River Theater.
McKee, 61, ran unopposed in the November general election, winning a sixth term as Cumberland's mayor.
Among those attending the ceremony last Sunday were state Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Congressman David Cicilline, as well as a contingent of state representatives and fellow mayors and town administrators.
PAWTUCKET â€” Gov. Lincoln Chafee's eyes widened when he was shown the chock-full January activities calendar for the Anchor Recovery Community Center in Pawtucket. On any given day, there were six or seven entries for meetings that ranged from Alcoholics Anonymous and quit smoking clinics to health lectures and specialized yoga classes.
Jose Augusto DeAfonseca
Jose Augusto DeAfonseca of Bagley Street, Pawtucket died January 8, 2013. He was the husband of Guilhermina (Santos) DeAfonseca.
Mr. DeAfonseca was born in Cape Verde, Portugal, the son of the late Augusto and Adelina (Coelo) DeAnfonseca. He worked for Exxon Mobile for many years.
Mr. DeAfonseca is survived by his daughters, Andelina and Debby DeFonseca of Pawtucket.
PAWTUCKET - Theresa "Terry" (Sorel) Casavant, 87, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving children on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Edgar E. Casavant. They were married in Jacksonville, Florida and then returned to Pawtucket where they made their home and raised their family for over sixty years.
Lino A. Macedo
PAWTUCKET - Lino A. Macedo, 75 of Pawtucket died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital of Pawtucket. He was the husband of Maria F. (Lopes) Macedo. Born in Faial, Azores, he was the son of the late Antonio Macedo and Margarida Oliveira. Lino came to the US in 1967 and settled in California. He came to Pawtucket many years ago.
Prior to his retirement he was a machine operator at Carol Cable Company in Lincoln for 30 years. He was a member of the Portuguese Social Club.
PAWTUCKET - Lillian Fontaine, 80, of Main Street, Pawtucket passed away at home on January 8, 2013. She was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Augustin Fontaine and Linnie (Campbell) Fontaine. Lillian was employed at the Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket for many years.
Lillian is survived by her children: Michele Fontaine of Seekonk, Massachusetts and Michael Fontaine of Cranston. She also leaves her grandchildren Robert Fontaine and Katie Cabral and a sister Louise Madden of South Carolina. Lillian was the sister of the late Augustin Fontaine.
Mary C. Nobrega
CUMBERLAND - Mary C. (Queija) Nobrega, 93, formerly of Waumsett Avenue, passed away Wednesday in the Holiday Retirement Center, Manville. She was the wife of the late Mario Nobrega.
Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Beatriz Queija. She was a life-long resident of Cumberland.
Mrs. Nobrega was employed at the Miller Electric Company for many years until her retirement.
She was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.
Lucy F. Vassar
DELTONA, FL - Lucy F. Vassar, 93, died peacefully Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Deltona Health Care Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Roland Vassar. She was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada, the daughter of the late Oscar and Anna (Benoit) Gauthier. She was a resident of the Blackstone Valley most of her life until retiring to Florida.
Kevin Audette, Grand Knight, Knights of Columbus, Delaney-St. Theresa Council 57, Pawtucket, center, presents a check in the amount of $1,318.00 to Kathy Needham, Controller, Pawtucket Times-Woonsocket Call-'Burbs Newspapers, to benefit the Times Merry Christmas Fund, during a presentation prior to the start of a Council meeting Tuesday evening.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€” After the final seconds ticked off the clock in Daviesâ€™ battle with North Smithfield on Tuesday afternoon â€“ a hard-fought clash from the opening tap to the final buzzer â€“ Patriots coach Joe Handy took one last glance at the scoreboard on the other end of his gym and let out a sigh of relief.
PROVIDENCE â€” A 22-year-old Pawtucket man was indicted by a Providence County Grand Jury on Jan. 4 on robbery and conspiracy charges.
Rosivelte Lopes, of Jefferson Avenue, was indicted with one count of first degree robbery and conspiracy, according to the Office of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. It is alleged that on or about Oct. 5, 2012, Lopes and two unidentified co-conspirators robbed an individual, with the robbery being in the first degree. The alleged incident took place in Pawtucket, and the Pawtucket Police conducted the investigation.