Remembering RI-area victims of 9/11 terror attacks


PROVIDENCE — Among the almost 3,000 people who died in the terrorist attacks on America 20 years ago were several Rhode Islanders or those with strong ties to the Ocean State. 

They are remembered each anniversary in ceremonies and prayers: 

David Angell, 55, a native Rhode Islander and executive producer of the television series “Frasier.” He and his wife, Lynn Edwards Angell, 52, were flying home to Pasadena, California, on American Airlines Flight 11 after vacationing with family, including his brother, Kenneth A. Angell, a former auxiliary bishop for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence. 

Carol Bouchard, 43, of Warwick, an emergency-services secretary at Kent County Memorial Hospital. She was on American Airlines Flight 11 with her friend Renee Newell. They were planning to combine a business trip for Newell with a brief vacation in Las Vegas. 

Mark Charette, 38, who was born and raised in Warwick, and worked as an insurance broker at Marsh & McLennan in Morristown, New Jersey. He was at a morning meeting at Marsh’s offices in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11. 

Lynn Goodchild, 25, of Attleboro, a plan administrator for Putnam Investments and a 1998 graduate of Bryant College. She and her boyfriend, Shawn Nassaney, were on United Flight 175 on their way to Hawaii for vacation. 

James E. Hayden, 47, of Westford, Massachusetts, a native Rhode Islander. He was vice president and chief financial officer at Netegrity Inc., in Waltham, Massachusetts, and a passenger on United Airlines Flight 175.  

Amy Jarret, 28, of North Smithfield, a flight attendant for United Airlines. She was working on the Boston-to-Los Angeles Flight 175. 

Kathryn Yancey LaBorie, 44, a United Airlines flight attendant based at Boston’s Logan International Airport, was working on Flight 175. A native of Colorado Springs, Colorado, she had recently moved to Providence. 

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Shawn Nassaney, 25, of Pawtucket, a sales manager at American Power Conversion and a 1998 graduate of Bryant College. He and his girlfriend, Lynn Goodchild, were on United Flight 175, the first part of a trip to Hawaii. 

Renee Newell, 37, of Cranston, a customer-service agent for American Airlines. She was aboard American Flight 11 with her friend Carol Bouchard, planning to combine a business trip with a brief vacation in Las Vegas. 

Jessica Leigh Sachs, 23, formerly of Warwick, an accountant for PricewaterhouseCoopers who was departing for a business trip aboard American Airlines Flight 11. 

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