Archive - Mar 7, 2014
PAWTUCKET â€” Although it doesnâ€™t have its own â€śden,â€ť the Pawtucket Lions Club has been an integral member of the community for 90 years. This decade sees the civic organization continuing to redefine itself within the city, under the motto, â€śWe Serve,â€ť to provide help where it is needed.
Robert J. Rooney
NORTH PROVIDENCE- Robert J. Rooney of North Providence died on February 28, 2014.
Mr. Rooney was born in Providence, the son of Veronica Albury of Leehigh Acres, Florida and the late Francis N. Rooney. He was the stepson of Robert R. Albury.
He was previously employed by Cumberland Farms.
CUMBERLAND- Helen (Staba) Luiz, 92 formerly of Tyler Street, passed away Friday at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late James Luiz.
Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Koziol) Staba. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life.
She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church, and a member of the Cumberland Senior Center.
PAWTUCKET- Christine Sherlock, 64, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (McNamara) Sherlock.
Christine enjoyed spending time at home and painting. She leaves a sister, Mary Sherlock of Pawtucket. She was the sister of the late Karen Sherlock.
PAWTUCKET â€” Keeping the Paw in PawSox is a number one priority for city officials, and on Wednesday, the City Council approved a lease agreement to have the team remain at McCoy Stadium until 2021 and beyond.