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Monday, October 4, 2010
PawSox owner Ben Mondor passes away

By ESPNBoston.com

The Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox announced Monday morning that team owner Ben Mondor passed away on Sunday night. He was 85 years old.

“It is with profound sadness that the PawSox family announces the passing of Pawtucket Red Sox owner Ben Mondor," a statement from the team read. "Ben passed away peacefully last evening at his home in Warwick Neck, RI at the age of 85.

“He was an incredible and charitable man who was first and foremost devoted to his wife Madeleine, along with his PawSox family and the entire community at large.”

Funeral arrangements and further details will be announced later Monday.