Archive - 2013
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CENTRAL FALLS â€“ The Tolman-Central Falls playoff game appeared headed to a shootout for the longest time on Tuesday night. The favored Warriors were having a hard time scoring against Tolman keeper Adam Ghazal, arguably the best goalie in the state.
Kathleen (Murphy) SanBento
SOUTH KINGSTON - Memorial Mass in honor of Kathleen (Murphy) SanBento Saturday, November 2nd, at 4:30pm at St. Edward's Church, 396 Weeden Street, Pawtucket, RI.
Robert P. Polion
EAST PROVIDENCE - Robert P. Polion, 74, died Monday at Eastgate Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Patrick R. and Sarah J. (Hines) Polion, he is survived by three sisters: Agnes Ulmann, Shirley Auclair and Jeanne Church and four children: Brenda, Lisa, Kimberly and Robert.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, October 31 at 11 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Church, 48 Highland Street, West Warwick. Interment will be in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, North Kingstown. Information and condolences at carpenterjenks.com.
CENTRAL FALLS - Albert Costa, 86, of 1485 High St., passed away Friday in the Philip Hulitar Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Mazzarella) Costa.
Born in Cumberland he was a son of the late Alfredo and Rosalena Costa. He resided in Central Falls for the past 17 years and had resided Cumberland most of his life.
He worked in jewelry industry for 35 years until his retirement. He was also a long time member of the Clube Juventude Lusitana, Cumberland.
Aimee M. Gannon
PAWTUCKET - Aimee M. Gannon of Naushon Road, Pawtucket passed away on October 29, 2013. She was the wife of Thomas Gannon. They had been married forty years.
Mrs. Gannon was born in Providence, the daughter of the late Thomas Melillo and Celia (Savoie) Melillo. She was an administrator for the Jewish Federation of Rhode Island for many years.
Jane D. Borden
PAWTUCKET - Jane D. Borden, 94, formerly of Bloomfield Street passed away Monday October 28, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael Borden.
Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Emilia (Sienkiewicz) Grudzis.
Before retiring she was employed as a Senior Pre-Audit Clerk for the State of Rhode Island Controllers office.
Virginia M. Mandeville
CUMBERLAND - Virginia M. (Howard) Mandeville, 91, of Cumberland passed away Monday at the Oakland Grove Healthcare Center, Woonsocket. She was the beloved wife of Maurice M. Mandeville, and they had been married for 69 years.
Born in Hampton, VA, she was the daughter of the late Percy and Anna (Gilgannon) Howard. She resided in Cumberland for over 50 years.
Mrs. Mandeville was a School Lunch Attendant for the Cumberland and Coventry School Departments for many years.
Frances Marie Dalpe
LAKELAND - Frances Dalpe, 66, passed away on October 28, 2013, due to heart failure. She was born April 24, 1947 in Central Falls, R.I. to Al and Delia Bruce. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her.
Frances is survived by her long-time companion, Charles Suggs; Son, Ronald Dalpe, Jr.; daughter Christine Dalpe-Nebel; sons, David, Richard and William Dalpe. 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; 3 sisters and 3 brothers.
Jorge DePina, of Pawtucket, screams to relatives in District Court, Providence, after waiving his right to a bail hearing Tuesday. A dramatic scene ensued as his sister, Joisa Depina, screamed out "That's my brother, he did nothing wrong, he raised me,' before being escorted out of courtroom 4-E by distraught relatives and then collapsing in a nearby foyer. Depina is being held in the death of his 10-year-old daughter Aleida DePina this past summer.
PAWTUCKET - It may be National Cat Day today, but The Times wants to make every Monday Blackstone Valley Pets Day! Send a photo of your cat, dog, bunny, fish or other pet to email@example.com and The Times will publish it on the Blackstone Valley Pets page every Monday. Dressing up Spot or Fluffy for Halloween? Snap a photo and email that too. For more information call 401-767-8550.
PAWTUCKETâ€”While some people like to embrace the dark side of Halloween, there are those who see it in a different spirit...one that celebrates â€ścommunity.â€ť That was Oak Hill resident Molly Garrison's sentiment when she and some of her neighbors conjured up the idea for a Halloween parade.
George E. Tetrault
PAWTUCKET - George (Bud) E. Tetrault, 80, of Pawtucket, RI passed away peacefully at home Friday, October 11, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Alfred P. and Gladys (Bishop) Tetrault. He was married to his beloved wife Jean S. (Charrette) Tetrault for 61 years. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He worked for Tessier's Hardware in Pawtucket for over 30 years. He was an avid fan of both the Red Sox and Patriots. He hardly ever missed watching a game. He loved camping, traveling and enjoyed playing cards with his many friends.
Esther I. LeBlanc
PAWTUCKET - Esther I. (Gervais) LeBlanc, 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 26, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Philippe W. LeBlanc. Born in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Romeo J. and Esther J. (Crompton) Gervais. Together Esther and her late husband were the former owners of Phils Restaurant in Central Falls. She was deeply devoted to her family and found her greatest joy in life in giving to her family. She was an avid reader and loved to travel.
Judith A. Gilbert
BURRILLVILLE - Judith A. (Fitzgerald) Gilbert, 71, formerly of Pawtucket, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 28, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Ronald Gilbert. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Allen) Fitzgerald.
Judith was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and she enjoyed shopping on QVC.
She leaves three daughters, Cheryl, Kim and Kristine Gilbert; a sister, Nancy Brissette; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Brenda Gilbert.
Doris M. Emond
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Doris M. Emond, 88, of North Washington Street, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 26, 2013 in the Madonna Manor Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Albert J. Emond who passed away in 1984.
Born in Pawtucket, RI on Sept. 9, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary Godin.
Doris spent her youth in Pawtucket and was a graduate of Cumberland High School. She retired after 25 years from Texas Instruments as an assembler. She enjoyed line dancing, water aerobics and traveling with friends.
James E. Truslow
PAWTUCKET - James E. Truslow, 86, passed away Monday October 21, 2013. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen T. (Gorczynski) Truslow.
Born in Pratt, W.VA he was a son of the late Roy and Nell (Miskall) Truslow.
He was employed as a Service Man for the former Valley Gas Co.
Mr. Truslow was a WWII Veteran serving in the Merchant Marine and later joined the Army and National Guard.
He was a NRA registered fire arms instructor and a member of the Stony Brook Rod & Gun Club of Lincoln and the Tri Town Rod & Gun Club of Foster. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Laurent G. Tessier
EAST FALMOUTH, MA - Laurent G. Tessier, 73, a loving and devoted father passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 at Falmouth Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born in Central Falls, RI, the son of the late Lionel and Annette (Bessette) Tessier. He resided in the Blackstone Valley area for many years before moving to Cape Cod. Mr. Tessier was a self-employed talented carpenter and cabinet maker retiring several years ago.
BURRILLVILE - Debra (Patenaude) Bandilli, 53, passed on October 25th. She was the wife of the late Joseph L. Bolduc
Debra was the daughter of Arthur A. Patenaude and the late Rita (Goudreau) Patenaude.
She had been employed as a Registered Nurse for many years.
Besides her father, she is survived by two daughters, Brittany Bolduc and her son Jefferey, and Courtney Bolduc, three brothers, Kenneth, Kevin and Eric Patenaude, a sister, Diane Patenaude and many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Michael J. Bolduc.
SO. ATTLEBORO - Constance (Cofone) Dalton, 81, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2013. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Angelo P. and Eva M. (Ferrarini) Cofone.
She leaves two sons, Herbert and Peter Walters; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Darlene Quintal.