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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 12-05-2018

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On Saturday, Dec. 1, Philip A. Larivee, loving husband of 59 years to Jeannette Larivee and father of three daughters, passed away at the age of 81. Philip was born on Nov. 11, 1937, in Nashua, N.H., to Philip and Pamela ( L'Etoile) Larivee. Philip joined the Navy at the age of 17 and served four years during the Korean War. He returned to Rhode Island where he married Jeannette (Dulude) Larivee in 1959. They raised three daughters, Christine Hanley of Forestdale, Diane McCarthy of Johnston, and Linda Rogers of North Providence. Philip worked as the foreman of Regency Thermographers for many years before retiring in 1984. After retirement, Philip worked as a handyman and pursued his love of woodworking. For several years he ran his own business selling his handmade furnishings. Philip was a jack-of-all-trades with a big heart for helping others. He was one of the founders of Santa's Workshop in the 1990s. He also leaves behind his brother Arthur Larivee, and sis- ters, Muriel and Gabrielle. He was predeceased by his brother, Ronald Larivee. Philip was grandfather to Michael McCarthy, Stephanie McCarthy, Jennifer Weidele, Emily Chicoine, Rebecca Rogers, Robert Hanley and Elizabeth Hanley. He was a great- grandfather to Heather Weidele, Hadley McCarthy, Ryan Auger, Hannah Weidele, Thea McCarthy and Connor Authelet. A service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m., at the O'Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial with military honors will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. 22 OBITUARIES / PAWTUCKET DECEMBER 5-11, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION Philip A. Larivee LARIVEE Do you like to read The Valley Breeze? Then please shop with our advertisers, and tell them 'I saw it in The Breeze!' Library will hold Sensory Story Time Saturday Teen volunteer hours available Pawtucket Library presents Teen Book Club Movie night for teens set for Dec. 19 PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., will hold a Sensory Story Time Class on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Families who have young children with autism spectrum dis- order or other developmental delays are invited to participate in the last monthly sensory story time class of the year. This program includes a picture schedule, music, movement, sensory activities and stories. Children of all ages are welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended. For more information, call 401-725- 3714, ext., 208 or email mcotto@paw- . PAWTUCKET – Teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to assist with special projects at the Pawtucket Public Library on Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m., and on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., in the Woolley Conference Room. Visit the library for a twice-a-month drop-in program. No registration is necessary. For more information, call the teen librarian at 401-725-3714, ext. 221. PAWTUCKET – Teen readers in grades 6-12 are invited to the Teen Book Club at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. to noon, in the Woolley Conference Room. Stop by to hear what others are reading and find new books to add to your to-read list. This is a free pro- gram and will be followed by snacks and silent reading. For more information, call the teen librarian at 401-725-3714, ext. 221, or e-mail . PAWTUCKET – A movie night for teens, in grades 6-12, will be held at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., in the Campbell Auditorium on Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. In this movie, a man must confront his fears and save others trapped on a submarine after facing down a 70-foot shark. No registration required. For more information, call the teen librarian at 401-725-3714, ext. 221, or email LIBRARY NEWS SENIOR NEWS Holiday Festivities at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center PAWTUCKET – There are a number of events happening at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center this December. On Friday, Dec. 7, at 12:30 p.m., the center will host a Holiday Sing Along. Join for festive caroling, cookies, and hot chocolate. On Friday, Dec. 14, at 12:30 p.m., the center will host its annual Holiday Party with musical entertain- ment from Bo Dees Circle of Music. Refreshments will be served. Holiday-themed baskets will be raffled off during the party. The cost is $2 per person. Sign-up in the second floor office at the center. The Little Leadership club will visit the center on Friday, Dec. 21, at 12:30 p.m. Local 4th- and 5th-graders will visit and make holiday-themed ornaments with the seniors as well as sing car- ols. Students will be visiting monthly to help further develop leadership skills and provide an opportunity for students to get involved in their com- munity. On Friday, Dec. 28, at 12:30 p.m., the center will be hosting a New Year's Eve Tea Party. All seniors 55+ are invited to the programs mentioned. Light refreshments will be served at each event. For more information about these programs, call the center at 401-728- 7582. THE BIRTHDAY CLUB Dec. 13 Happy Birthday, Darren Campanelli! From The Campanelli Gang In your time of need, The Valley Breeze will print your loved one's full obituary for a small charge. The paper also places the obituary on our web site,, as soon as it is provided to us by your family's funeral director. Notification to friends and neighbors is also made weekdays on WOON-AM radio announcements. Should you desire our services, kindly inform your funeral director. The full charge is $90, or $125 for lengthy obituaries, in the edition of your choice. You may place the obituary in any of our other editions for $50 each. Thank you. OBITUARIES answers Dolores A. Clark, 72, of Pawtucket, passed away on November 30, 2018 after a long battle with cancer, at home with her loving sister Margaret Plante by her side. Dolores was born in Central Falls, RI to the late Joseph and Rita St. Pierre (O'Brien). She resided in Pawtucket for the last 41 years. Dolores was employed as a housekeeper at the Pineapple Inn for the last 11 years and worked for Carty's Nursing Home as a Laundry Room Supervisor for 10 years previously. Dolores was preceded in death by her sister Kathleen Gelinas and her brother Raymond St. Pierre. She is survived by her sister Margaret Plante of Pawtucket, son Walter Truesdale of Cranston, Steven Truesdale, Jr. of Pawtucket and daughter Tracy Viens of S. Attleboro, MA, three grandsons, four granddaughters, eight great grandchildren, four nieces, five nephews and several great nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 6th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Karol A. Romenski & Sons Funeral Home, 342 High St., Central Falls, RI. A service will be held at the funeral home immediately following calling hours. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her name can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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