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April 30th, 2012

Donald Joseph Magnuski, Sr.

April 30, 2012

CAMP HILL, PA. - Donald Joseph Magnuski, Sr., 78, of Camp Hill, PA, passed away April 28, 2012 at Holy Spirit Hospital. Born August 21, 1933 in Providence, RI, son of the late Roman and Leona (Martin) Magnuski.
Surviving Donald are his son, Donald Magnuski, Jr. and wife Cindy; grandsons, Trevor and Clayton Magnuski; and brother, Raymond Magnuski.
A private memorial mass will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Auer Cremation Services of PA, Inc.

Cecile D. Gemme

April 30, 2012

PAWTUCKET - Cecile D. Gemme, 95, of Pawtucket, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012. She was the wife of the late Frederick Gemme.
Born in Manville, she was the daughter of the late David and Jeannette (Favreau) Peloquin. Mrs. Gemme had lived in Pawtucket for forty years before becoming a resident of Golden Crest Nursing Home, North Providence, six years ago.

Rene Fournier

April 30, 2012

PAWTUCKET - Rene Fournier, 68, of Pawtucket, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012. He was the husband of the late Constance Fournier. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late Phillip and Eva (Caouette) Fournier. Rene was a chef at Providence College, retiring in 2004.
He is survived by a son, Christopher Fournier, a brother, Armand Fournier. a sister, Viviane Belisle, and his companion, Denise McCaffrey. He was the brother of the late Donald, Gerald and Daniel Fournier.

Anthony F. Medeiros

April 30, 2012

Anthony F. Medeiros

NORTH PROVIDENCE- Anthony F. Medeiros, "Tony", 81, passed April 29th at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of Charlotte (Bruno) Medeiros. They have been married for 47 years.
He was the son of the late Anthony and Maria (Pacheco) Medeiros.
He had been employed as a truck driver for 45 years and was a member of the Teamsters, Local 251.
Tony was a Korean War Veteran; he enjoyed fishing and boxing. His greatest joy was time spent with his family.

Robert Kelley

April 30, 2012

Robert Kelley

PAWTUCKET- Kelley, Robert, 82, of Newport and formerly of Pawtucket, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Robert and Kathleen (Ward) Kelley.
Mr. Kelley lived most of his life in Pawtucket before moving to Newport fourteen years ago. He was a shipping clerk for Geo. F. Fuller Company for forty years, retiring in 1987. He is survived by a sister, Frances Kelley and many cousins. He was the brother of the late Mary Kelley.

Gertrude F. McConnon

April 30, 2012

Gertrude F.
McConnon

McCONNON, Gertrude F. (Smith), 91, of Atwood Avenue, passed away April 27th at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Conaty) Smith; wife of the late John McConnon (Ret. Pawt. P.D.); cousin of Janice M. Kennedy, Eleanor T. Perdue, Lee-anne K. Hart, Lt. Joseph P. Hart (N.Kingstown P.D.), and the late Mary Rita Wetzel and Carol A. (Wetzel) Crocker.
She had been a devoted communicant of St. Maria Goretti Church in Pawtucket.

Alfred Farnworth, Jr.

April 30, 2012

Alfred Farnworth, Jr.

PAWTUCKET- Alfred Farnworth, Jr., 98, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 28, 2012. He was the beloved husband of the late Ruth E. (Crocker) Farnworth.
Born in Boston, he was a son of the late Alfred, Sr. and Florence (Barker) Farnworth.

Vincent H. Cavanaugh

April 30, 2012

Vincent H.
Cavanaugh

PAWTUCKET- Vincent H. Cavanaugh, 93, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 26, 2012. He was the beloved husband of the late Medora G. (Charland) Cavanaugh.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late James L. and Ellen J. (Kenney) Cavanaugh.
He was a World War II, US Army veteran. Vincent worked as the superintendant of the Lebanon Knitting Mill, Pawtucket; he later worked at Carol Cable, Lincoln for 10 years, until his retirement.

Christine Dias-Vieira PHD

April 30, 2012

Christine
Dias-Vieira PHD

SCITUATE- Christine Dias-Vieira PHD, 36, of Old Plainfield Pike, passed away Friday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of Michael Dias-Vieira.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of Vicente and Albertina Dias of Cumberland. She resided in Scituate for the past five years, previously residing in Warwick.
Mrs. Dias-Vieira was employed as a Psychologist at the RI Veteran Hospital, Providence past five years.
She was a communicant of the Our Lady of Fatima Church.

April 29th

McGair: Time to put the brakes on college hoop players transferring

April 29, 2012

The checklist of what to keep tabs on during college basketball’s offseason used to be simple and straightforward. You would look at the pool of underclassmen declaring to take their game to the next level by applying for the NBA Draft, which in turn sparks debate as to whether the decision made is foolhardy or correct.

Larson’s hit enables Tigers to remain perfect

April 29, 2012

WEST WARWICK — Tolman High passed its latest test with flying colors.
After West Warwick had rallied for three runs in the last of the sixth inning to knot Saturday’s Division II crossover contest at 5-all, Tolman responded by pushing across the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh in an eventual 6-5 Tiger victory. Tolman improves to 8-0 in II-Central while W.W. falls to 4-2 in II-Central.

April 27th

Lincoln blasts E.P., improves to 7-0 in softball

April 27, 2012

EAST PROVIDENCE -- Immediately after the loss, and the post-game handshakes, head coach Rob Traverse followed his East Providence High squadron out to right field and spent at least 10 minutes talking with them.
Once finished, he not only described how he felt about his Townies’ suffering a 10-0 Division I crossover defeat to still-unbeaten Lincoln High at Pierce Field on blustery Friday afternoon, but also gave his take on Lindsay Mayer, the Lions’ premier junior righthander.

C.F. man faces drug charges; roommate is on the lam

April 27, 2012

CENTRAL FALLS – Police arrested one city man this week on several drug charges and are looking for his roommate for the same charges, plus additional infractions.
Members of the Central Falls Police Department’s Special Investigative Unit executed a search warrant late Wednesday afternoon at 681 Pine St. —a first-floor apartment. The focus of the investigation was on Pajuan D. Draper, 23, who rents the apartment, and his roommate Dwayne E. Harley, 22, according to police.

Schools OK FY13 budget proposal

April 27, 2012

PAWTUCKET — While questions linger about how some of the money will be found in the local budget to pay for part of the state-approved Transformation Plan for Shea and Tolman high schools, the School Committee on Thursday voted to approve the plan as well as the fiscal year 2013 budget proposal.

Elisa Baptista

April 27, 2012

Elisa Baptista

EAST PROVIDENCE- Elisa Baptista, 49, passed April 27th.
Born in Brava, Cape Verde, a daughter of Virgilio Duarte and Amelia Baptista. She was the loving mom of Maiza B. DaGraca and Devin Baptista.
She is also survived by four sisters, Lucy Silva, Lucilia Silva, Maria Pendlebury "Paluca" and Maria Almeida, two brothers, Napoleao Almeida and Benjamin Duarte and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Arlindo, Joel and Irma Baptista.

Angelo G. Michalopoulos

April 27, 2012

Angelo G. Michalopoulos

PAWTUCKET- Michalopoulos, Angelo G., 81, of Auburn St., Pawtucket, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012.
He was born in Pawtucket, the son of George and Anna (Capetas) Michalopoulos.
Angelo was a self employed barber and a long time church sextant at the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Pawtucket.

Jeannette Savard

April 27, 2012

Jeannette Savard

PAWTUCKET- Jeannette Savard, 101, of Woonsocket and formerly of Pawtucket, entered into eternal peace, Wednesday, April 25, 2012. She was the wife of the late Amedee Savard.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Nellie (LaFontaine) St. Jean.
Mrs. Savard lived most of her life in Pawtucket before moving to Woonsocket in 1999. She was a woman of great faith, a devoted mother, grandmother, aunt to her many nieces and nephews and friend, she will be greatly missed by all.

Donald Sankey

April 27, 2012

Donald Sankey

CUMBERLAND- Donald Sankey, 75, of Broadview Avenue, passed away Wednesday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Priscilla (Butler) Sankey.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Albert and Helen (Dunford) Sankey. He resided in Cumberland for the past 49 years, previously residing in Pawtucket.
Before retirement, he was employed by the Cumberland School Department for 10 years, and previously worked as a carpenter. He was the former owner of Central Avenue Liquors of Pawtucket.

Vincent H. Cavanaugh

April 27, 2012

Vincent H.
Cavanaugh

PAWTUCKET- Vincent H. Cavanaugh, 93, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 26, 2012. He was the beloved husband of the late Medora G. (Charland) Cavanaugh.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late James L. and Ellen J. (Kenney) Cavanaugh.
He was a World War II, US Army veteran. Vincent worked as the superintendant of the Lebanon Knitting Mill, Pawtucket; he later worked at Carol Cable, Lincoln for 10 years, until his retirement.

April 26th

SRA staying positive despite latest loss

April 26, 2012

PAWTUCKET — St. Raphael Academy had just committed seven sloppy errors en route to a 6-2 loss to North Kingstown High at Vets Park on drizzly Thursday, but veteran mentor Tom Sorrentine remained remarkably upbeat afterward.
“Defensively, we just didn't make the plays, but – honestly – I think we're getting better as a team,” he confessed. “Yeah, we made a lot of errors, but we're improving. I think we're getting better as we move along in the season.

 

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