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Howard W. Ballou

December 3, 2010

Howard W. Ballou
PAWTUCKET - Howard W. Ballou 68, died on November 25, 2010, at Landmark Medical Center.
Born in Providence, he lived in Pawtucket most of his life. He leaves behind two sons, Jason H. Ballou and his wife, Karen of Providence, and Ryan F. Ballou of Pawtucket and two grandsons, Garrett and Brandon Ballou of Providence, a sister, Judy Clark of North Kingston and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial mass will be held at St. Edwards Church in Pawtucket after the first of the year. For a full obituary please visit www.olsonparent.com

Florence E. Barlow

December 3, 2010

Florence E. Barlow

Eileen M. LeBlanc

December 3, 2010

Eileen M. LeBlanc
PAWTUCKET - Eileen M. LeBlanc, of Pawtucket died Thursday, December 2, 2010. She was the wife of Donald J. LeBlanc Jr.
Born in Pawtucket, Eileen was the daughter of Madeline (Callahan) McConnon of Pawtucket and the late Michael F. McConnon. She was an Administrative Assistant for the Pawtucket School Department for many years.
Besides her husband and mother she leaves her sons, Brendon M. LeBlanc and his wife Leslie and J. Bradford LeBlanc and her granddaughter Jaiden LeBlanc, all of Pawtucket.

December 2nd

Search for next PawSox manager still ongoing

December 3, 2010

It appears the Red Sox are leaving no stone unturned as the search for the next PawSox manager remains ongoing. The position has been vacant for nearly a month, yet the organization remains mum on whom Torey Lovullo’s successor will be.
As BoSox farm director Mike Hazen explained Thursday, finding the next Pawtucket manager is a decision best not entered into lightly and one that requires a great deal of homework.

Brave new world for Lincoln hockey

December 3, 2010

When the Rhode Island Interscholastic League decided to dissolve the seven-team Division I-A circuit in boys’ hockey during the offseason, that left Lincoln High with an interesting dilemma.
Do the Lions, who were 13-4-1 and state finalists a season ago, drop down to Division II and become the clear-cut favorites to win that championship? Or do the Lions take a bold step up the ladder and compete with the state’s premier teams in Division I?

Handy, Central Falls part ways

December 3, 2010

When Central Falls boards its bus for tonight’s Injury Fund opener in Newport against Rogers, the Warriors will do so without someone who had been with them for the past two decades.
Joe Handy, who served the last 10 seasons as the Warriors’ head coach and the 10 before that as an assistant, has not returned to the helm this season.
It wasn’t because Handy didn’t want to coach anymore, nor was it because of any outside commitments with his family or his occupation.

Elderly woman's death ruled a homicide

December 2, 2010

PAWTUCKET — Following autopsy results, the death of 83-year-old Pauline E. Buco, whose body was found by a family member in her home on Saturday afternoon, has been ruled a homicide.
Pawtucket Police have been extremely tight-lipped about Buco’s death since officers were called to her single-family home at 496 Beverage Hill Ave. by a family member who acts as a caretaker. The family member told police that Buco, who lived alone, was dead inside the house.

Frederick N. Gariepy

December 2, 2010

Frederick N. Gariepy
PAWTUCKET - Frederick N. Gariepy, 84, of Daggett Avenue passed away peacefully Monday at home. He was the husband of Rita (Blanchette) Gariepy with whom he had celebrated 63 years of marriage on November 22nd. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Frederick A. and Margaret (Farley) Gariepy.

Katherine Joinville

December 2, 2010

Katherine Joinville
MANVILLE --- Katherine "Kitty" (Horbaychuk) Joinville, 85, of Church St. Manville, died Monday, November 29, 2010, in Landmark Medical Center, with her family by her side.
She was the wife of the late Henry L. Joinville.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Andrew and Anna ( Kiczak ) Horbaychuk.
Kitty worked for Puritan Peterson Assembly and also as a repair clerk for New England Telephone for 10 years, retiring in l981.

Dolores M. Gregoire

December 2, 2010

Dolores M. Gregoire
PAWTUCKET - Dolores M. Gregoire, 73 of Pawtucket died Tuesday at the Bethany Home in Providence. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Gregoire. Born in Pawtucket and a lifelong resident of the city, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Lillian (Cote) Ledoux. She was a communicant of St. Leo the Great Church, and very devoted to her family and friends.

December 1st

Brooks leads Providence past Northeastern

December 2, 2010

PROVIDENCE — Marshon Brooks has never been accused of being shy with the basketball. Yet in order for him to complete player in the eyes of Keno Davis, the Providence College senior had to show a serious commitment to rebounding the basketball.
Brooks delivered another banner night scoring-wise, notching a season-best 27 points as PC held off visiting Northeastern, 77-72, Wednesday night before yet another sparse gathering of 4,828 at The Dunk. Just as important were the eight rebounds Brooks snatched, as he came close to matching his season average (8.7).

Tolman vs. Woonsocket: What a duel this will be!

December 2, 2010

Sunday’s Division II Super Bowl game between unbeaten (in league play) Tolman and defending champion Woonsocket needs no hype from the media. These two teams stand on their own merits.

Pauline Bruneau-O'Hara

December 1, 2010

Pauline Bruneau-O'Hara
CUMBERLAND - Pauline Bruneau-O'Hara (Marcotte), 75, of 238 Ann St. died Monday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Wilfred O'Hara Sr.
Born in Bellingham she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Aurore (Barrette) Marcotte. She resided in Cumberland for the past 36 years.
Mrs. O'Hara was an avid bingo player

Pauline Bruneau-O'Hara

December 1, 2010

Pauline Bruneau-O'Hara
CUMBERLAND - Pauline Bruneau-O'Hara (Marcotte), 75, of 238 Ann St. died Monday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Wilfred O'Hara Sr.
Born in Bellingham she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Aurore (Barrette) Marcotte. She resided in Cumberland for the past 36 years.
Mrs. O'Hara was an avid bingo player

Russell Wilson

December 1, 2010

Russell Wilson
PAWTUCKET:Russell Wilson, 61, of Thomas Ave, passed unexpectedly on November 24, 2010.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of Jeannette (Kishfy) Beaton of Central Falls and the late Clinton Wilson.
He was the proprietor of Russell's Construction for many years.
Besides his mother he is survived by a daughter, Rhonda Campbell, a son, Chad White, both of California, three sisters, Janet Cross, Linda Wilson both of Cumberland and Brenda Martel of Lincoln, a brother, James Beaton of Pawtucket, two granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

Ethel M. Shaw

December 1, 2010

Ethel M. Shaw
BURRILLVILLE - Ethel M. (Carr) Shaw, 86, died Wednesday November 24, 2010 in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. Wife of the late Alfred Shaw. Born in Central Falls she was the daughter of the late Louis L and Elsie (Montgomery) Carr.
She is survived by a daughter Linda L. Rondeau and her husband Russell of Burrillville, two grandchildren and four nieces. She was the sister of the late Robert Carr.
Funeral arrangements are private under the direction of the Boucher Funeral Home.www.boucherfh.com

Charles A. Sirois

December 1, 2010

Charles A. Sirois

Pauline E. Buco

December 1, 2010

Pauline E. Buco
PAWTUCKET:Pauline E. Buco, 83, of Beverage Hill Ave, passed away on November 27, 2010. She was the wife of the late James Buco.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Lena Provost.
Pauline had been employed by AT&T for over 44 years before retiring. She was a Communicant of St. Teresa Church and a member of the AT&T Pioneers.

November 30th

Tigers rally to top Saints,advance to Super Bowl

December 1, 2010

PAWTUCKET — In the end, Tuesday night's Division II semifinal playoff game between Tolman and St. Raphael Academy came down to a few gridiron standbys – halftime adjustments, plays that just missed connecting, and which team wanted it more.
Tolman made the necessary adjustments, St. Raphael dropped a crucial touchdown pass, and the top-seeded Tigers, who trailed 12-7 at halftime, reached deep down within themselves to outlast a courageous Saints team, 25-12, before an estimated crowd of 1,200 fans at Max Read Field.

Quakers silence Lions, 21-0, in D-III semis

December 1, 2010

PROVIDENCE — During the league season last month, Lincoln High had its way with Moses Brown and handed its Division III foe its first loss of the fall.
Let’s just say the Quakers took that defeat personal.
In the more-important rematch between the two squads — a semifinal tilt on Tuesday night — Moses Brown returned the favor with a convincing 21-0 blanking of the Lions at Brown University’s Berylson Field.

 

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