Archive - Feb 14, 2014
PAWTUCKET â€“ In the manner of two exhausted boxers holding on to each other for dear life, Cumberland and Shea resided in the same space during much of Fridayâ€™s Division II crossover at â€śThe Cage.â€ť
The Clippers held a 55-46 lead with 58.1 seconds remaining before finding themselves with a legit fight on their hands. Yet every time the Raiders appeared to be knocking on the door, the visitors responded in true closeout fashion â€“ by calmly making their free throws.
PROVIDENCE â€“ A complex and intricate proposed settlement of the lawsuits challenging the watershed 2011 pension reform law provides minor sweeteners in benefits to state and municipal employees and retirees while preserving the lionâ€™s share of the savings to state and local taxpayers.
PAWTUCKET â€” In an apparent case of pet hoarding that has spiraled out of control, city officials on Friday condemned a house at 403 Liverpool St. and removed 17 animals that resided there.
Natalie L. Brodeur
WAKEFIELD - Natalie L. Brodeur, 87, of 681 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014 at home. She was the former wife of Henry J. Brodeur. Born in Mansfield, MA, she was the daughter of the late Charles L. and Agnes (Lynds) Titus.
Mrs. Brodeur was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Kingston, a member and past president of VFW Ladies Auxillary Gatchel Post, Pawtucket, and The Faternal Order of Eagles, 29 Palms, CA. She was always lending a helping hand in a caring manner with a smile and generous concern.
Felix E. Sandoval
CENTRAL FALLS - Felix E. Sandoval, of Earle Street, passed into eternal life on Tuesday after being stricken. He was the husband of Ana D. Sandoval. Born in San Manuel Chapparon Jalapa, Guatemala, a son of the late Jeronimo Maria Sadoval and Santos Maria Sandoval He has lived in Central Falls since 1984.
PAWTUCKET - Mary Lamka, 93, passed away Tuesday February 11, 2014 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Care Center in Providence.
Born in Central Falls she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Pizio) Lamka. She lived in Pawtucket for the past 60 years and was formerly of New York City.
Before retiring Mary was employed by ITT Royal Electric of Pawtucket in the Quality Control Department. She had a strong passion for gardening. Mary was a kind gentle spirit who loved animals and music.
Irene J. Dupre
CUMBERLAND - Irene J. Dupre, 84, passed on Friday, February 14th after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Gerard M. Dupre.
She was the daughter of the late Albert O. and Ida (Brouillette) Benoit.
She was employed by Senior Companions of RI for the past 10 years.
William J. Walsh
SOUTH ATTLEBORO - William J. Walsh of South Attleboro, Massachusetts died on February 13, 2014.
He was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Arthur Walsh and Madeline (Dooley) Walsh. Mr. Walsh owned and operated Walsh's Auto Clinic in North Attleboro for many years.
Mr. Walsh is survived by his sons, Stephen Walsh and his wife Julie of South Attleboro Ma., and Kenneth J. Walsh of Moosup Ct. He is also survived by his three grandchildren, Stephen, Jessica and Brendan.
PAWTUCKET - Maria Helena Rosa Monteiro, born on the island of Brava, Cape Verde on January 1940, Maria migrated to the US in 1981 along with her husband of 51 years, Manuel Monteiro, her sons, Osvaldo, Carlos, and Roberto as well as her daughters, Carmen Vieira-Monteiro, Cesarina Elias, Ivonilda Burgess, and her late daughter Fatima Monteiro.