Archive - 2013
LINCOLN: Margaret Partington, 84, passed on January 12th. She was the wife of Norman W. Partington. They have been married for 61 years. She was the daughter of the late James and Margaret (Goudie) Wyllie.
Bertrand J. Theriault
PAWTUCKET - Bertrand J. Theriault, 91, a retired educator, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Jean-Baptiste and Eugenie (Charette) Theriault.
Leo J. Desjardins
CUMBERLAND - Leo J. Desjardins, 86, of Cumberland died January 9, 2013 at Grandview Nursing Center. He was the husband of the late Eileen (Conroy) Desjardins. Mr. Desjardins was born in Central Falls, a son of the late Alfred and Marie (Berube) Desjardins. He was employed by Providence Metalizing Co. for 22 years until his retirement in 1991. Leo was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan.
Margaret C. Coughlin
CUMBERLAND - Coughlin, Margaret C. (Peg) passed away peacefully on Saturday January 12th, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was a life-long resident of Cumberland RI. Born November 10th, 1937 she was the daughter of the late Leo and Clara (Jobe) Cavanaugh.
The first time Dick Ernst met with his new Lincoln High girls' hockey squad, back in mid-November 2011, he let everyone know he had one goal in mind: Capturing a state Division II championship.
âIt was before our first-ever practice, and we looked at him like he was crazy,â junior defenseman Lauren Hervieux laughed after a workout at Lynch Arena on Thursday afternoon. âWe thought he was out of his mind.â
Gathering to celebrate the accomplishments of the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, from left, Administrative Cordinator Michael Cassidy, former Commissioner Nancy Benoit, Blackstone Valley Tourism Director Bob Billington, Executive Director R.I. Historical Preservation CommissionTed Sanderson, chair Donna Williams, board members Gaytha Langlois and Richard Gregory, during a 25 year celebration of the commission, now a non-profit corporation, at the Woonsocket Depot Thursday evening. The corporation was formerly known as the John H.
CUMBERLAND â Citing grave concerns over students' avoidance of the Mendon Road Bridge, the State Traffic Commission has agreed to allow a pedestrian study of the small stretch of roadway in front of Cumberland High School at the request of state Rep. Mia Ackerman.
âThe pedestrian bridge in front of the high school â although entirely safe to walk across â is not being used by a lot of the high school students because it doesn't look safe to them,â said Ackerman (D-Dist. 45, Cumberland, Lincoln).
PAWTUCKET â The Pawtucket Red Sox will hold their annual wintertime gathering for fans â better known as the Hot Stove League Party â on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McCoy Stadium.
New PawSox manager Gary DiSarcina will give fans a preview of what the 2013 club figures to look like as Pawtucket sets out to defend its Governorsâ Cup championship. Several PawSox players and top Red Sox prospects like OF Jackie Bradley Jr., OF Justin Henry, catcher Dan Butler, and pitcher Allen Webster are expected to attend the party and will be available for photos and autographs.
A work crew from E.W. Audet and Sons Inc. was busy installing new lights at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket this week. A total of 278 light bulbs are being installed that will be brighter and more energy efficient than the ones theyâre replacing.
PAWTUCKET â A 19-year-old city man, John Demonte Alarcon, was arrested on numerous drug charges on Thursday following an investigation by members of the Pawtucket Police Special Squad.
According to Pawtucket Police, this investigation began on information provided by neighborhood residents and anonymous sources. Based on their findings, a court-approved search warrant for an apartment on Hatfield Street was executed on Thursday.
PAWTUCKET â On Thursday night, every table and booth was occupied at Plouffe's Cup 'n Saucer, and the Main Street diner buzzed with lively conversation. However, finding ways to maintain the momentum at this and other downtown businesses was the reason why so many had gathered, and the topic of a meeting called by Mayor Donald Grebien.
Paul R. Kubiak
CUMBERLAND - Paul R. Kubiak, 65, of Angell Road passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Susan E. Angell-Kubiak.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Isle (Rosentreter) Kubiak and the late Leon Kubiak, Sr., he had lived in Cumberland for the past 22 years.
A 1966 graduate of Tolman High School, Paul served in the U.S. Army from 1967-69 and as a reservist until 1973. He was a produce manager for Almacs Supermarkets for 30 years and retired last year from Stop & Shop.
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 Kayâs 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, Kayâs 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.