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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 04-12-2018

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6 IN OUR SCHOOLS APRIL 12-18, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE | CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION BREEZE PHOTOS BY ROBERT EMERSON Connecticut attorney CHARLES F. GFELLER, center, makes his case to the Rhode Island Supreme Court sitting at Lincoln High School on April 4. The court moved its entire operation for the day to Lincoln High and invited members of the community and students to observe the proceedings. Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice MAUREEN MCKENNA GOLDBERG and Chief Justice PAUL A. SUTTELL confer during the court proceedings at Lincoln High School on April 4. Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice WILLIAM P. ROBINSON III listens to an attorney's argu- ments. Supremes visit Lincoln High School Wayne Lima gone at 63 LINCOLN – Wayne Lima, a local icon best known as the frontman of King's Row, is being remembered for his big personal- ity and knack for succeeding at new ventures. Lima died sud- denly last Friday, April 6, from unknown causes. He was 63. Lima, a native of Cumberland's Valley Falls neighborhood, was known throughout northern Rhode Island for his business sense and on-air personality. As a founding member of the oldies band Kings Row, he played gigs around the greater Woonsocket area, mak- ing regular appearances at Autumnfest and Chan's Fine Oriental Dining. He was also an avid guitar collector and played guitar and sang lead vocals for the band. A graduate of and track star at Cumberland High School, Lima went on to study at Merrimack College before earning his MBA from Bryant University. For 20 years, he served as a political science professor and dean of admissions at Bryant University's graduate school. He and his wife, Sharon, later opened The Bowler's Edge, a specialty bowling and sporting goods store in Pawtucket. Lima also brought his business background to WNRI, where he hosted a regular show called "Business 101" for at least 10 years. He also served as a sports colum- nist for The Pawtucket Times, an MMA/boxing judge, and was a medalist in the Senior Olympics in the jav- elin and shot put. He was a member of the Lions Club Cumberland division and was known throughout the region for his humor, passion and community involve- ment through many hobbies and organizations. Lima was also a family man and leaves behind his wife of 35 years, Sharon (Wood) Lima, along with a daughter, Stacy. In lieu of a funeral with calling hours, the family will hold a memorial Mass at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Cumberland this Saturday, April 14, at 11 a.m. A pri- vate burial will be held at Mount Calvary Cemetery. LIMA Klibanoff Eye Associates Welcomes Dr. Mona Aoude Klibanoff Now accepting New Patients 55 Broad Street Pawtucket, RI 401-723-3400 Dr. Klibanoff specializes in primary eye care including comprehensive eye exams, treatment of ocular diseases, glasses and contact lens service, and the pre and post operative management of cataract and LASIK surgery patients. Tuesday and Wednesday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Closed Sunday & Monday

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