April 11th, 2014
Alfred H. Hauser, Jr.
JOHNSTON - Alfred H. Hauser, Jr., 87, formerly of Pawtucket, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Doris Mae (Crompton) Hauser. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Alfred H., Sr. and M. Edith (Blezard) Hauser. Alfred was a disabled veteran, having served in the United States Navy, Seabees Battalion during World War II. He was the proprietor of Elegant Lady Beauty Salon, Providence for over 20 years and enjoyed gardening; tending to his roses and traveling.
William J. Crisp
PAWTUCKET - Crisp, William J. 62, of Pawtucket, formerly of North Providence, died Sunday, December 29, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was a son of the late Howard and Ella (Strobridge) Crisp.
William had worked for the State of Rhode Island before retiring in 1994. He was an avid Nascar, Patriots and Red Sox fan.
He is survived by two sisters, Joyce Magliette of Pawtucket and Elaine Clark of Missouri, a brother, Matthew Crisp of Ohio, and several generations of nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Beth Lynn Crisp.
Pauline C. Tremblay
LINCOLN - Pauline C. Tremblay, 92, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Mt. St. Rita Health Center, surrounded by her devoted family. She was the beloved wife of the late Wilfred Tremblay for 63 years prior to his death in 2010.
Germaine G. Berube
NEWARK, DE - Germaine G. Berube, 98 of Newark, Delaware died Sunday at her home. She was the wife of the late Wilfred E. Berube. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Claudia (Benoit) LaGueux. Germaine lived most of her life in Pawtucket until moving to Delaware in 2001.
Germaine was an avid bridge and poker player and communicant of Blessed Pope John Paul II Parish (formerly St. Cecilia Church) in Pawtucket.
Harold W. Jackson, Sr.
PAWTUCKET - Harold W. Jackson, Sr., 89, of Cleveland Street died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Thelma R. (Chartier) Jackson.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Harold H. and Mary T. (Farrell) Jackson.
Mr. Jackson was an appliance repairman for Elwyn TV, Cranston, Shepard Jenkins and Private Appliance, Pawtucket before retiring. He was a former member of the Elks.
Sports editor emeritus
PAWTUCKET â€” Woonsocket play a crisp baseball game befitting the cool April afternoon on Thursday, rolling to a convincing 9-1 victory over St. Raphael Academy at Veterans Park field.
The Villa Novans got six strong innings of three-hit pitching from Miguel Raymond and backed their junior right-hander with a 12-hit offensive splurge that featured two perfect hit-and-run plays.
PAWTUCKETâ€”About three and a half months after the shooting death of 21-year-old Ryan Almeida at Galego Court, a 20-year-old Providence man was apprehended in Maine and charged with his murder. Pawtucket Police also say that a 17-year-old male has been charged in the crime and one or more additional arrests may be imminent.
George A. Hanley
PAWTUCKET - George A. Hanley, of Pawtucket, died on June 27, 2013.
Mr. Hanley was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late George A. Hanley Sr. and Ann (Stuart) Hanley. He was employed at New England Paper Tube as an equipment operator for many years. He was predeceased by his brother, James E. Hanley Sr. and his sister-in-law, Gertrude (Mellen) Hanley. He is survived by two nephews, four nieces, and many great nieces and nephews.
LINCOLNâ€”The State Police Computer Crimes Unit and Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested a 21-year-old local man Wednesday on charges related to the alleged child molestation of an 11-year-old Coventry boy, according to Col. Steven G. Oâ€™Donnell, state police superintendent.
LINCOLN â€“ Itâ€™s over.
Lincoln Highâ€™s incredible and season-spanning winning streak can officially mentioned in past terms after Tolman staged a 6-2 victory over the two-time defending state champs Thursday afternoon at Saylesvilleâ€™s Sullivan Field. It officially goes into the record books as a 44-game winning streak for the Lions.
Rosina M. Boron
PROVIDENCE - Rosina M. Boron of Hillside Avenue, Providence, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. She was the wife of the late Arnold Boron.
Mrs. Boron was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Frank Stroscio and Josephine (Sidoti) Stroscio.
She was employed at the former Almont's Clothing for over twenty five years.
Rosina was a concert pianist and part time piano teacher. Before residing at the Summit Commons she had lived at Coats Manor for thirty five years.
Lena L. Haworth
SOUTH KINGSTOWN - HAWORTH, LENA L., 89, went home to be with The Lord on Monday, April 7, 2014 surrounded by her family.
She was the beloved and inseparable wife of the late Edward Haworth for sixty seven years; devoted and loving mother of Nancy Hathaway and her husband Dr. Kenneth of Narragansett and Janice Horton and her husband Donald of Nonquitt, MA; loving grandmother of Lori Kornfield, Rebecca Mason, Jessica Joss, Sarah Hathaway and Bryan Horton; great grandmother of eight; sister of Ruth Hill, Eunice Latimer and the late Frank Cotton.
Phyllis E. Cabral
PAWTUCKET - Phyllis E. (Hodde) Cabral, 83, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 7, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Joseph W. Cabral for sixty years. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Virgil D. and Matilda (Middlebrook) Hodde. Phyllis was a seamstress at Health-Tex, Inc., for thirty years until retiring in 1977.
Pauline M. Dulieu
PAWTUCKET - Pauline M. (Damiani) Dulieu, 76, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 after a long battle with Ovarian Cancer. She was the beloved wife of George J. Dulieu for 58 years.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Assuntina (Paoli) Damiani.
PAWTUCKET - Joao Farias, 90 of Pawtucket died Wednesday at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center surrounded by his loving family. He is the husband of Maria do Carmo Farias and they have been married for 67 years. Born in Santa Barbara, Sao Miguel, Azores, he was the son of the late Jose and Maria (dos Anjos) Farias. Joao immigrated with his family to the United States in 1967 and settled in Pawtucket.
PROVIDENCE â€“ Scratch off the biggest need on Ed Cooleyâ€™s off-season â€śto-doâ€ť list.
Shoring up the point-guard spot for next season as well as future ones has been a top priority for Cooley and the Providence Friars since the moment the 2013-14 campaign came to an end. With the verbal commitment expressed by Compton (Calif.) High School senior Kyron Cartwright, PC now has a second floor general to pair with Kris Dunn, who has missed significant time in each of his first two collegiate seasons.
PAWTUCKET â€” Itâ€™s always nice to put on a good show when the brass is in town.
With Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington and Director of Player Development Ben Crockett checking out the action, the Pawtucket Red Sox thumped Syracuse, 7-1, Tuesday night before 2,675 fans. Allen Webster rebounded from a sub-par first start to his season with six shutout innings while Justin Henry and Ryan Lavarnway stoked the offense with back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning.
PAWTUCKET â€” For a different change of pace, Bryce Brentz is garnering more headlines for his nifty glovework than his ability to deposit souvenirs over the fence.
Long known as a power hitter with a strong arm, the PawSox outfielder is doing his best to bring attention to his defense. With two down in the fifth inning of Mondayâ€™s game against Syracuse, Brentz robbed Eury Perez of surefire extra bases as he went full extension on a sinking liner in the left-center field gap.
PAWTUCKETâ€”Following a two-part hearing on a contentious issue, the Board of Appeals on Monday voted 5 to 0 to approve a variance allowing for an oversized garage on Sharon Avenue property belonging to the Grupo Amigos Da Terceira.
The garage, to be built on property at 125 Sharon Ave., will reportedly be used to store vehicles belonging to the Portuguese social club. The main Grupo Amigos community center, at 55 Memorial Dr., is located next door to the white, two-family house at 125 Sharon Ave. where the club intends to construct the new garage.
Florence A. Fierlit
CENTRAL FALLS - Florence A. Fierlit, 92, passed away Saturday April 5, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Andrew F. Fierlit.
Born in Kulpmont, PA she was a daughter of the late Peter and Anastazja (Kogut) Zuba.
Before retiring Florence was employed as an Assembler for the former J & K Sales of Pawtucket. She was a member of the Fierlit-Korzen A.L. Post #79 Ladies Auxiliary of Central Falls and also volunteered at the Slater Park Zoo.