Archive - Mar 4, 2013
PROVIDENCE â As most people expected, No. 1 seeded Middletown and defending champion Juanita Sanchez won their Division III semifinal-round games on Monday night at Rhode Island College.
But they didnât leave the Tripp Athletic Center without getting tough battles from Davies and North Smithfield, which despite coming up short in their respective bids to reach Sundayâs title game at URIâs Ryan Center, turned in admirable performances.
Nancy Kathleen Smith
GERMANY - Nancy Kathleen Smith, 72, of Germany and formerly of Pawtucket, passed away February 24, 2013 in Germany.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late William Collins and Katherine (Leonard) O'Neill. Nancy was an educator of elementary school children for the Department of Defense for the last twenty years in Germany. Prior to that she was a school teacher at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Bristol.
Gail M. DeCarlo
PAWTUCKET - Gail M. (Lemieux) DeCarlo, 57, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
She was the beloved daughter of Ida B. (Costa) and Albert E. Cartwright of Pawtucket and the beloved daughter of the late Donald Lemieux. Gail was an avid reader and enjoyed completing puzzles; going to the beach and eating Chinese Food.
PAWTUCKET - Regan, Helen, 92, of Pawtucket passed away Monday, March 04, 2013 at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Maurice Regan. Born in Rockford, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Margaret (O'Malley) Phillip. She had lived in Pawtucket over sixty years.
CENTRAL FALLS - Norbey "Johnny" Gonzalez, 33, passed unexpectedly on March 2nd.
He was the husband of Kelly Greene.
Born in Cali, Colombia, he was a son of Elizabeth Ortega and the late Humberto DeJesus Gonzalez.
Norbey had been employed as a truck driver by Management Services.
Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Johnny Gonzalez, two daughters, Justina Gonzalez and Kathleen Joanna Rivera, a sister, Duffay Salazar and other sibling in Colombia.
Lillian A. Medeiros
CUMBERLAND - Lillian A. Medeiros (Trudeau), 89, a lifelong Cumberland resident passed away Sunday in the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield.
Born in Central Falls she was the daughter of the late George and Bella A. (Dube) Trudeau.
She was employed by the Hindley Mfg. Co., Cumberland for 30 years until her retirement.
EAST PROVIDENCE â The city is soliciting proposals for 2013 Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for community development and housing needs and will hold a public hearing on the application Thursday evening.
The hearing will give residents the chance to offer input on which projects should be prioritized in the city's grant application, due in May. This year, the city is applying for $620,175 in grant funding, which will be available for programming during the fiscal year that begins July 1 and ends June 30, 2014.
PAWTUCKET â A first-ever âParents for Peaceful Communitiesâ conference will be held at Jenks Junior High School, 350 Division St. (across from McCoy Stadium), on Saturday, March 9 from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The conference is intended to afford parents the opportunity to receive important information through workshops related to their childrenâs educational achievement and interact with other parents to help build a safer, more informed and more peaceful community.
PAWTUCKET â The cityâs General Fund ended Fiscal 2012 with a surplus of $2.7 million before allocations to rebuild the cityâs reserve fund, according to the annual report of the cityâs outside auditor.
The surplus was achieved by total revenues exceeding budgeted spending allocations, with positive revenues due to tight fiscal controls, tax receipts, interest on taxes and state aid.
The surplus allowed increases to the city reserves fund, which over a period of several years was tapped almost to depletion to help balance annual budgets.
James W. Trudell
PAWTUCKET - James W. Trudell of Manton Street, Pawtucket passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013. He was the husband of Mona (Viens) Trudell.
Mr. Trudell was born in Pawtucket the son of the late Harold and Ellen Trudell. He was a Korean War Veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Trudell was a supervisor for the Copper and Brass Company in North Attleboro, Massachusetts for many years.
Dorothy H. Fitzpatrick
PAWTUCKET - Dorothy H. Fitzpatrick (Earnshaw), 95, of Pawtucket died March 3, 2013 at Home and Hospice Care of RI. She was the wife of the late Fred R. Fitzpatrick. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was born in Fall River, MA, daughter of the late Robert and Eva (Hall) Earnshaw. She was a homemaker and a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.