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January 11th, 2011

Jeanne A. Gailey

January 11, 2011

Jeanne A. Gailey
FLORIDA - Jeanne A. (DuBois) Gailey, 92, of Jensen Beach, FL, formerly of Dennisport, died December 27, 2010 in Palm City, FL. She was the wife of the late Raymond J. Gailey, Sr.
Born in Rhode Island, she and her husband resided there until 1973 when they moved to Cape Cod. She and her husband were avid square dancers for many years; they belonged to the Cape Cod Chowder Club, Square and Round Dancers Club in Port St. Lucie, FL.
She was former member of Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary, Port St. Lucie Hospital Auxiliary and a volunteer at the Jensen Beach Elementary School.

Evelyn P. Sherry

January 11, 2011

Blanche S. Prevost
PAWTUCKET-- The Funeral of Blanche S. (Pieretti) Prevost, has been rescheduled for Friday at 9:00am from the Cheetham Mortuary 1012 Newport Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00am in St Leo The Great Church Central Ave. Burial in Mt St Mary's Cemetery. Visiting hours will be at the funeral home Thursday 4-8pm. www.cheethammortuary.com

Blanche S. Prevost

January 11, 2011

Blanche S. Prevost
PAWTUCKET-- The Funeral of Blanche S. (Pieretti) Prevost, has been rescheduled for Friday at 9:00am from the Cheetham Mortuary 1012 Newport Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00am in St Leo The Great Church Central Ave. Burial in Mt St Mary's Cemetery. Visiting hours will be at the funeral home Thursday 4-8pm. www.cheethammortuary.com

Cumberland wrestlers picking up the pace

January 11, 2011

CUMBERLAND – Wrestling season inside the state of Rhode Island doesn’t really get serious until the middle of January. A few of the top teams use the first six weeks of the season to test themselves outside the state in weekend tournaments against elite competition from around New England.
That’s the route Cumberland High coach Steve Gordon has chosen over the years. This season, his defending state champions have won tournaments in Connecticut and Massachusetts before finishing third last Saturday in the prestigious Redskin Invitational up in Sanford, Maine.

Manfredo, now 30, fights Friday in Florida

January 11, 2011

PAWTUCKET --- While folks across the Northeast were bracing themselves for today’s heavy snowstorm, Peter Manfredo Jr. pulled off the great escape on Tuesday by jumping on an early flight that took him to sunny Key West, Fla.
But instead of heading to Florida to work on his tan and enjoy a pleasurable vacation, Manfredo chose business over pleasure and flew down for his next fight, Friday night’s 10-round middleweight bout against Daniel Edouard of West Palm Beach, Fla. at Mallory Square overlooking Key West Harbor.

January 10th

Graca carries Tolman cagers to victory

January 11, 2011

BARRINGTON –Jeremy Graca was Mr. Clutch for Tolman High on Monday night
The talented senior scored seven of his 16 points in the final minute as the Tigers defeated Barrington, 56-48, in a Division II crossover contest at the Eagles’ gymnasium.

Saints coast past Classical, 69-42

January 11, 2011

PAWTUCKET --– This may be hard to fathom, but the regular season in boys’ basketball ends exactly one month from today.
For teams like St. Raphael Academy, it’s simply a matter of full speed ahead. Veteran head coach Tom “Saar” Sorrentine has concerns that are generally viewed as normal for this time of year. Yet with the finish line in sight and playoffs – both divisional and the experimental Sweet 16 – knocking on the doorstep, the onus is on clubs to get everything in order before the truly important games arrive.

Actors lead Mixed Magic Mahalia Jackson celebration

January 11, 2011

PAWTUCKET — Academy Award nominees Viola Davis and Richard Jenkins are lending some Hollywood star power to the Mixed Magic Theatre’s year-long celebration of the 100th birthday of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson and a related series of events.
Davis, who grew up in Central Falls, and Jenkins, who spent many years at Providence’s Trinity Repertory Company and lives in Cumberland, have agreed to be honorary co-chairs as Mixed Magic kicks off its Arc of Events that centers around the legendary gospel great.

Chili Davis new PawSox batting coach

January 11, 2011

Certainly the ability to switch-hit in baseball can come in handy, paving the way for a batter to place himself in an advantageous situation against any pitcher they step in the box to face.

Sports memorabilia, collector's show set for Feb. 5

January 10, 2011

When the first Cranston Sports Collectors Show opened, you could buy a Honus Wagner tobacco card for $1,500 or so.
Now, that image of old Honus would cost you at least $250,000 and, if you wanted the best known example of the baseball card now recognized as the hobby’s “Holy Grail,” you’d have to come up with at least $1.62-million which is what the current owner paid for it.

George Haddad

January 10, 2011

George Haddad
PAWTUCKET - George Haddad, 94, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2011. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret A. (Sharkey) Haddad for 51 years.

Beatrice M. Piche

January 10, 2011

Beatrice M. Piche
PAWTUCKET - Beatrice M. Piche, 103, formerly of Grandview Rd, Pawtucket died Monday, January 11, 2011. She was the wife of the late Ernest E. Piche.
Mrs. Piche was born in Putnam Ct., the daughter of the late Henry and Celina (Brodeur) Langlois. She is survived by her grandchildren, Thomas Piche and his wife Donna of Cumberland and Amy (Piche) Almanzar and her husband Oscar of Warwick. She also leaves her great grandson Alexander Almanzar and her great granddaughters Jessica and Kaitlyn. Mrs. Piche was the mother of the late Ernest E. Piche Jr.

Blanche S. Prevost

January 10, 2011

Blanche S. Prevost
PAWTUCKET - Blanche S. (Pieretti) Prevost 91, died Sunday at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Lester F. Prevost. Born in Pawtucket and a lifelong resident of the city she was the daughter of the late Venanzio and Nella (Pieretti) Pieretti.
She was a communicant of St Leo the Great Church and held membership in the Spirited Seniors, and the Widows Clubs of the Parish. She was a former CCD Teacher and Den Mother receiving the Pelican Medal for Religious Education.

Raymond P. Robert

January 10, 2011

Raymond P. Robert
PAWTUCKET - Raymond Paul Robert age 58 of Bath, ME, formerly of Andover, ME, died Friday December 24, 2010 at Central Maine Medical Center. Born in Pawtucket, RI, on October 27, 1952, he was the son of the late George and Aline (Roy) Robert. He was a graduate of Tolman High School and Roger Williams College. On November 18, 1977 he married the former Linda Morin. He was employed at Community Energy of Rumford, ME as a Plumber. He was an avid hunter.

Augusta D. Cole

January 10, 2011

Evelyn P. Sherry
PAWTUCKET - Evelyn Patricia (Vieira) Sherry, 84 died Saturday at the Summit Commons Health Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Sherry Jr. Born in Dartmouth, MA she was the daughter of the late Antone and Lavinia (Dias) Vieira. Mrs. Sherry worked for the Acushnet Co. as a parts inspector for many years retiring several years ago.
Surviving are her devoted sister-in law and friend Dolores Conroy of Juliet, IL and two stepsons; Michael and Kevin Sherry both of Cumberland, and one step-daughter Joanne Quinn of Largo, FL. and seven step-grandchildren.

Evelyn P. Sherry

January 10, 2011

Evelyn P. Sherry
PAWTUCKET - Evelyn Patricia (Vieira) Sherry, 84 died Saturday at the Summit Commons Health Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Sherry Jr. Born in Dartmouth, MA she was the daughter of the late Antone and Lavinia (Dias) Vieira. Mrs. Sherry worked for the Acushnet Co. as a parts inspector for many years retiring several years ago.
Surviving are her devoted sister-in law and friend Dolores Conroy of Juliet, IL and two stepsons; Michael and Kevin Sherry both of Cumberland, and one step-daughter Joanne Quinn of Largo, FL. and seven step-grandchildren.

Mary V. Langevin

January 10, 2011

Mary V. Langevin
PAWTUCKET - Mary V. Langevin, 92 of Pawtucket died Monday at home surrounded by her loving family.
Mary was the wife of the late Rene Langevin. Born in Pawtucket she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Mary (Landers) Cabral.
Mary was an accountant for many years until she retired and went to work at Korb's Bakery in Pawtucket.
She is survived by a son, Paul Pistacchio III of Pawtucket and her grandchildren, Robert Pistacchio of North Providence and Katherine Henry of North Attleboro, Massachusetts.
She was the mother of the late Linda Henry.

Elaine L. Turenne

January 10, 2011

Elaine L. Turenne

Felisberta F. Daveiga

January 10, 2011

Felisberta F. DaVeiga
PAWTUCKET - Felisberta F. DaVeiga, 94, of Pawtucket died Jan. 7, 2011. She was the wife of the late Pedro C. DaVeiga. She was born in Brava, Cape Verde a daughter of the late Henrique and Maria (Costa) Fernandes. She came to this country 37 years ago settling in Pawtucket.
She worked at the former School House Candy.
She is survived by 4 children Maria V. Paulo of Pawt., Jose P. Veiga of Pawt., Ana Gomes of Florida and Alexandre Veiga of Central Falls. 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren.

R. William Rowse

January 10, 2011

R. William Rowse
PAWTUCKET - R. William Rowse, 92, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2011. He was the beloved husband of the late Mildred E. (Warburton) Rowse and the late Norma (Watkinson) Rowse.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Frank J. and Anna (Capron) Rowse, he resided in Pawtucket and South Attleboro most of his life.
Bill was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was a 1940 graduate of Bryant College where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

 

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