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Mildred M. Chadwick

December 2, 2014

Mildred M. Chadwick

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Mildred M. Chadwick, 91, of Bellingham and formerly of North Smithfield, Pawtucket and Cumberland passed away Sunday in the Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of the late James F. Chadwick Sr.
Born in Cumberland she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Mildred V. (Russell) Babbitt.
Mrs. Chadwick was employed by the former Fram Corp., East Providence for many years until her retirement.

Reno R. Sabatini, Sr.

December 2, 2014

Reno R. Sabatini, Sr.

FORT PIERCE, FL - Reno "Bob" R. Sabatini, Sr., 76, passed away on Friday, November 7th, 2014 surrounded by family in a Florida hospital. Reno was the husband of the late Judith (Parent) Sabatini. Reno was born in Pawtucket on January 21st, 1938. He was the son of the late Reno and Mildred (Oldrid) Sabatini and was the oldest of 12 siblings.

December 1st

Skateboard ride ends in hospital after collision with car

December 1, 2014

EAST PROVIDENCE – A local juvenile was injured when he reportedly skateboarded into the path of a car operating near the Bliss and Faith streets intersection Monday afternoon and landed on the windshield of the vehicle, according to police.

Police Lt. Armen Garo said the youth was transported by East Providence Rescue to be treated at Hasbro Children’s Hospital following the 4:15 p.m. accident. His condition was unknown Monday night, but police reported he stated he did not recall being struck by the vehicle while being assisted at the scene.

Barbara Atwell

December 1, 2014

Barbara Atwell

PROVIDENCE - Barbara Atwell, 90 passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014 at the Elmhurst Extended Care Facility, Providence. She was the wife of the late Earle L. Atwell.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Hazel (Barden) Fuller. Mrs. Atwell worked for the Seekonk School Department for twenty years before she retired. She was a former member of the United Methodist Church in Hebronville, a former Girl Scout Leader and a member of the Rhode Island Rug Hookers Club.

Juliette T. Kalenkiewicz

December 1, 2014

Juliette T. Kalenkiewicz

WOONSOCKET - Juliette T. (Pouliot) Kalenkiewicz, 96, of Woonsocket, RI, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center.
She was the beloved wife of the late John W. Kalenkiewicz. Born in Winnipegosis, Canada on June 27, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Omer and Elmina (Asselin) Pouliot. She was the twin sister of Stella Bonin of Pawtucket, RI, and the late Joseph, Ernest, Willie, Adelard, Gabrielle Pouliot, and Yvette Durocher. She leaves her cherished nieces and nephews,

Cecile M. Gevry

December 1, 2014

Cecile M. Gevry

PAWTUCKET - Cecile "Aunt Sis" M. (Martel) Gevry, 87, passed away Friday, November 28, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond B. Gevry. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Amadee and Anita (Fournier) Martel. Aunt Sis was an inspector at Conrad & Jarvis, Pawtucket for twenty-nine years before retiring in 2003.

Gertrude M. Nerbonne

December 1, 2014

Gertrude M. Nerbonne

PAWTUCKET - Nerbonne, Gertrude M., 96, of Pawtucket died on December 1, 2014. She was the wife of the late Edward Nerbonne. Gertrude was born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Keough) Fleming.
She is survived by her son Robert Nerbonne and his wife Mary of Pawtucket.
Calling hours for Mrs. Nerbonne will be held Wednesday, December 3rd from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the MANNING-HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. Burial will be private. For online condolences and directions please visit www.manningheffern.com.

Mary Pytel

December 1, 2014

Mary Pytel

CENTRAL FALLS - Mary Pytel, 95, formerly of Cottage Street passed away Friday November 28, 2014 at the Holiday in Lincoln.
Born in Central Falls she was a beloved daughter of the late Ludwik and Helena (Majka) Pytel. She was a life long resident of Central Falls.
Before retiring Mary was employed as an Assembler for Raytheon Corp. for many years. She was a communicant of the St. Joseph's Church Central Falls and a member of the Holy Rosary Society.

Edward I. Morgan

December 1, 2014

Edward I. Morgan

CENTRAL FALLS - Edward I. Morgan of Central Falls died on November 28, 2014. He was the husband of the late Frances (Sistakavskas) Morgan.
Mr. Morgan was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his son, Edward W. Morgan of New York, New York and his daughter Susan Rossi of Wood River Junction, Rhode Island. He also leaves his grandchildren, Allison, Taylor, and Christopher. He was the father of the late Marilyn Morgan.

Antonio S. Gomes

December 1, 2014

Antonio S. Gomes

EAST PROVIDENCE - Antonio "Tony" S. Gomes, 82, of Rumford, formerly of Pawtucket, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Jeanne (Langlois) Gomes for 56 years. Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Antonio S. and
Capitolina (Almeida) Gomes, he resided in Pawtucket most of his life before moving to Rumford in 2008.
Tony was a Korean War U.S. Air Force veteran.

VIDEO: Tom Brady really wishes they won this one

December 1, 2014

November 30th

Small businesses enjoy their day in spotlight

November 30, 2014

CUMBERLAND – While many on Friday opted to spend their day shopping online or at nationwide chains, shoppers on Saturday were encouraged to support and patronize local businesses as part of the national Small Business Saturday.

Small Business Saturday was launched in November 2010 by American Express as a way to encourage people across the country to support small local businesses. Over the years, what began as a day eventually grew into a nationwide movement. According to American Express, an estimated $5.5 billion has been spent at small independent businesses on the day.

High school football | Clippers already looking ahead toward 2015 season

November 30, 2014

CUMBERLAND – The game had been over for nearly 15 minutes, maybe a bit longer, but the Cumberland High gridders remained on the Tucker Field turf posing for pictures for any amateur photographer who asked.

Some danced around with teammates, others issued hugs to parents while a few gathered around the one holding the annual Thanksgiving Day trophy to study the history behind it.

November 28th

Thanksgiving Football | Warriors win thriller over Lions, 28-21

November 28, 2014


LINCOLN – The final game for Ferguson Field’s grass surface proved to be an entertaining affair.
 
A one-yard run by Central Falls quarterback Malik Velazquez provided the deciding points in the Warriors’ come-from-behind 28-21 triumph against Thanksgiving rival Lincoln Friday night. C.F. now leads the holiday series, 3-2. 
 

Thanksgiving Football | St. Raphael closes season with one final dominant performance in 34-0 win

November 28, 2014


PAWTUCKET – In an anti-climactic conclusion to a season of great expectations, St. Raphael Academy blanked Super Bowl-bound Moses Brown 34-0 on Friday morning at Pariseau Field.
 

Thanksgiving Football | Shea and Tolman leave it all on the field in epic duel, Raiders take 49-40 win

November 28, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Shea High and Tolman played a Thanksgiving football game for the ages on Friday evening at Max Read Field. 
 
In a game that meant nothing but pride for both sides, Tolman jumped out to a 19-0 lead in the first quarter and led 33-21 at halftime before the Raiders rallied in the second half to take home a scintillating 49-40 victory over their crosstown rivals.
 

PawSox | Boston Red Sox owners reportedly in talks to purchase PawSox

November 28, 2014

PAWTUCKET – It could be the end of an era for one of the local sports scene’s most beloved franchises, although nothing is official yet.

Mary J. Polonczak

November 28, 2014

Mary J. Polonczak (Rogala)

PAWTUCKET -Mary J. "Marylou" Polonczak, 83, passed away Friday November 21, 2014 at the Victorian Mansion in Attleboro. She was the beloved wife of Walter E. 'RED' Polonczak.
Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Sepiol) Rogala. She lived in Pawtucket for the past 50 years.
Before retiring Mary was employed as a Sales Clerk for Apex. Prior to that she was employed by the former Fram Corp. as a Waitress and also worked as a Waitress for the former Elsa's Lodge of Pawtucket.

Claire E. Carr

November 28, 2014

Claire E. Carr

WOONSOCKET - Claire E. Carr, 80, of Phillip Ave., passed away Wednesday at home. She was the beloved wife of Charles Carr.
Born in Central Falls she was the daughter of the late Alfred J. and Ena (Gillant) Depot. She resided in Woonsocket for the past 20 years previously residing in Cumberland.
Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also loved cats, knitting and jewelry.

Eugene E. Noel, Jr.

November 28, 2014

Eugene E. Noel, Jr.

PAWTUCKET - Eugene "Gene" E. Noel, Jr., 82, of Pawtucket, a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed Friday at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the beloved husband of 18 years of Carla (Dame) Noel and the late Jeanne P. (Fournier) Noel who passed in 1993.