January 24th, 2011
Margaret M. Bruno
PAWTUCKET - Margaret M. "Peg" (Lanigan) Bruno, 90, of King Philip Road died Saturday, January 22, 2011 at Oak Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Pawtucket. She was the wife of the late Rocco Bruno, M.D.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary(O'Donnell) Lanigan.
Mrs. Bruno was a registered nurse at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket and also worked in her husband's office in Cumberland. She was a member of the Memorial Hospital Alumnae Association.
She was a communicant of St. Teresa's Church, Pawtucket.
LINCOLN - Dauray, Alan, 52, of Hope St, passed peacefully January 22, 2011 with his loving family by his side.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of Dorothy (Fregeole) Dauray of Cumberland and the late Maurice Dauray.
He had been employed by various cable companies for over 20 years.
Besides his mother he is survived by a son, Alex Dauray of Chepachet, two brothers,Bryan Dauray of Smithfield and Gary Dauray of Pawtucket, and several nieces and nephews
WOONSOCKET - Evelyn Carton, 82, of Cumberland, died Friday, December 17, 2010 at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Ben Haywood Kay and the late Paul E. Carton.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Norman and Mary (Axon) Booth. She was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.
Mrs. Carton was a graduate of Cumberland High School, Class of 1945.
She was employed by Cumberland Farms, Forte Bros. Inc. and later at Elizabeth Webbing in Central Falls prior to her retirement.
ATTLEBORO: TURCOTTE, Leger, 86, passed January 20th. He was the husband of the late Rose (Joubert) Turcotte.
Born in North Attleboro, a son of the late Lorenzo and Alice (LaCasse) Turcotte.
He had been employed by
Carol Cable of Pawtucket for 45 years retiring in1989. He was educated in the Attleboro and North Attleboro School
Leger was a communicant of St. Joseph Church in Attleboro and was active at their bingo and feasible. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Seniors Citizens in South Attleboro and the St. Matthews Golden Agers.
The ever-improving Central Falls track and field program added another milestone to its list Saturday afternoon.
With their sweep of Northern Division rivals Woonsocket and Shea, the Warriors manufactured the schoolâs best league record since its inception in 1999-2000, finishing the dual-meet season at 6-2. The girlsâ team has a chance to match that effort on Jan. 31 when the Lady Warriors (4-2) conclude their Sullivan Division schedule against Moses Brown (2-2) and Rogers (1-5).
PAWTUCKET â Most pro football experts figured Kelsey Fournier and her New England Patriots cheerleader teammates would have spent a chilly Sunday evening outdoors at Gillette Stadium, coaxing freezing fans into making noise for the home team in the AFC championship game.
Instead, the New York Jets ousted the favored Patriots last Sunday in the conference semifinals, ending the season for players, fans and cheerleaders alike.
PAWTUCKET â It's been about three weeks now since Mayor Donald Grebien moved into the spacious, second-floor office that goes with his new position, and besides rearranging the office furniture to be more computer-friendly, one of the things he says he has learned by trial and error is to âtry and pace myself.â
PROVIDENCE â So this is what winning in the Big East feels like.
Saturday bore witness to Providence College canceling its long overdue appointment with the conferenceâs win column. The return to sender memo was made possible by a 72-67 upset victory of 19th-ranked Louisville before an exuberant audience of 12,051 at The Dunk. It was the first conference victory for the Friars in 51 weeks, and their first win over former coach Rick Pitino.
PAWTUCKET â Every day, a modest house at 315 Sayles Avenue is advertising a very important message: that the U.S. national debt is spiraling out of control.
Attached to the side of the house is a handmade wooden âdebt clockâ that Reform Party members Bill and Dave Greenwood use to keep a running tab on the county's deficit spending. To the Greenwoods' dismay, the figure has now reached a whopping $14 trillion, one-hundred billion, and they and other Reform Party members wish more citizens would take notice---and more importantly, take action.
PAWTUCKET â The long-running offseason production the PawSox put on, better known as the Hot Stove gathering, has always served a dual purpose.
Donald J. Lapham
NORTH ATTLEBORO:Donald J. Lapham 72, passed away Wednesday peacefully, on the Eve of his daughter's birthday, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on August 7, 1938, in Pawtucket, RI, he was the son of the late David W. and Blanche (Arpin) Lapham. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, 823 Air Division, and a member of the Rehoboth Country Club.
Cecelia S. Reith
CUMBERLAND - Cecelia S. (Peters) Reith of Dwight Street died Sunday, January 9, 2011 at the Memorial Hospital of RI, Pawtucket. She was the beloved wife of Joseph L. Reith.
Born in Central Falls, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Stella (Chmielewski) Peters, she had lived in Cumberland for most of her life.
Besides her husband, she is survived by three loving daughters, Cheryl Tyler, Karen Kline and Kerri Reith, all of Cumberland; one brother, Leon Peters of Cumberland; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Alfred Peters and Lucianna May.
Phyllis A. Mascio
CUMBERLAND - Phyllis A. Mascio, 72, of Sleepy Hollow Drive died Thursday, January 20, 2011 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Richard J. Mascio, Sr.
Born in New York City, NY, a daughter of the late Olga Lubinsky, she had lived in Cumberland for most of her life.
Alice C. Soule (WITH PHOTO)
Seekonk - Alice Camilla(Petersen) Soule, 86, of Seekonk, MA died Thursday, January 20, 2011 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. The beloved wife of William N. Soule, they were married for 64 years.
Daughter of the late Ida May & Hans Eric Petersen, she lived in Seekonk for 80 years,attended Seekonk schools and graduated from Pawtucket East High School with honors in 1942. She worked as a bookkeeper for Hope Webbing, The Peerless Co, and Attleboro Dye & Finishing and for seven years volunteered as the coordinator of the Share Food Program.
CENTRAL FALLS â There was a buzz in the stands on Thursday night as Central Falls fans awaited the start of a Division II crossover game matching their North Division-leading Warriors with a 7-2 Tiverton team that is tied for first place in the East.
The Tigers quickly quieted the local crowd by storming out to a 23-5 lead midway through the first half en route to an 80-64 triumph.
âTheyâre good,â C.F. coach Brian Crookes conceded after the game. âI would put them up there with Rogers, West Warwick and Barrington as the best teams we have seen this season.â
LINCOLN â Even now, the portable rental marquee sign sitting in the snow outside the Christ Church Parish House reads, in part, âChristmas joy continues.â
âWe haven't been able to change it because of the weather, the way it's been,â chuckled Rev. Scott Gunn, the Episcopal church's rector for over three years now.
Fact is, neither Gunn nor his parishioners have had much to celebrate lately. Due to serious financial hardships, he has asked his congregation to vote on Jan 30 to accept a merger with Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Cumberland Hill.
Mary E. McCloskey
SEEKONK - Mary E. McCloskey, 50 formerly of Seekonk died Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at Rhode Island Hospital.
She was born in Attleboro a daughter of Kenneth F. McCloskey of Rehoboth and Maureen T. (Foley) McCloskey of Seekonk.
Mary was a 1978 graduate of Bishop Feehan High School.
Besides her parents she leaves two sisters, Patricia Cabral and her husband David of Seekonk, Jane Vivert and her husband Thomas of Florida, one brother, Kenneth P. McCloskey and his wife Tracey of Riverside and five nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.
Marie Blanche Bergeron
November 3, 1916 - January 19, 2011