PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Friday marks 19 years since the U.S. was the target of a coordinated terrorist attack that killed thousands.
The September 11, 2001 tragedy marks one of the darkest days in the country’s history.
Local victims that were lost that day include:
- David Lawrence Angell, a Barrington native, and his wife Lynn were passengers on American Airlines Flight 11 en route to California.
- Carol Marie Bouchard, of Warwick was an emergency room secretary at Kent Hospital. She traveling on Flight 11 to Las Vegas with her friend, Renee Newell.
- Mark Lawrence Charette, was born and raised in Warwick He worked as an insurance broker at Marsh & McLennan in New Jersey. He was at a meeting at Marsh’s offices in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
- James Edward Hayden, 47, native of Pawtucket, was on United Flight 175.
- Amy Nicole Jarret, 28, of North Smithfield, was a flight attendant on United Airlines Flight 175.
- Kathryn L. LaBorie, 44, of Providence was a flight attendant on United Airlines Flight 175.
- Renee Tetreault Newell, was traveling to Las Vegas with Carol Bouchard on Flight 11.
- Jessica Leigh Sachs, 23, a native of RI was on Flight 11.
- Shawn M. Nassaney, of Pawtucket, was aboard Flight 175 with Lynn Goodchild for a getaway trip to Hawaii.
- Peter Gay, 54, a native of Taunton, was on one of his weekly commutes to California as the vice president of Raytheon.
- Lynn Goodchild, of Attleboro, was aboard Flight 175 with Shawn Nassaney for a getaway trip to Hawaii.
- Rev. Francis E Grogan, 76, was the superior of the Holy Cross residence in North Dartmouth when he was killed in the crash of United Flight 175.
- Dianne Snyder of Westport, Mass, was a flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 11.
In 2019, Gov. Gina Raimondo and other state officials unveiled a plaque with the nine Rhode Islanders at the 9/11 memorial at the State House.