Our Obituaries

Carolyn J. MacGregor

October 28, 2013

Carolyn J. MacGregor (Moon), 65, of North Kingstown passed away peacefully Monday, October 28, 2013 at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Kirk D. MacGregor. Born in South Kingstown, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Doris (Beck) Moon. Mrs. MacGregor worked for Travelers Insurance Company, O'Neill Oil Service for sixteen years, BioScrip for seven years and Kenyon...
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Lucille Marguerite Westervelt

August 6, 1919 - October 23, 2013

Lucille Marguerite Westervelt, 94, resident of Exeter, Rhode Island passed away surrounded by her loving children on October 23, 2013. Born in Central Falls, RI on August 6, 1919, she was the daughter of George J. Couture and Roseanna (Pion) Couture. She graduated from Pembroke College in Brown University with a degree in Chemistry. Following graduation, she was a Chemist with Rumford Chemical...
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James A. Goggins

October 12, 2013

James A. Goggins, 47, of North Kingstown, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Robin A. (Luz) Goggins for twenty-seven years. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of James M. and Johnell B. (Reid) Goggins of Port Charlotte, FL. Jim was a welder for General Dynamics Electric Boat at Quonset for twenty-nine years. He enjoyed fishing, loved spending time with his...
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Francis J. O'Connor

October 7, 2013

Francis J. "Chuck" O'Connor, 89, of Narragansett, passed away Monday, October 7, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Muriel (Maher) O'Connor for sixty-three years. Born in Lorain, OH, he was a son of the late Francis J. and Mary A. (McDermott) O'Connor. He was raised and educated in Jamestown and Newport. He completed his education post WWII as he left school at the age of sixteen to enlist in...
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Donald B. Alward

October 6, 2013

Donald B. Alward, 86, of Charlestown, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2013. He was the husband of the late Eunice V. (Martin) Alward. Born in Millinocket, ME he was a son of the late George and Frances (Chase) Alward. Mr. Alward graduated from Stearns High School in Millinocket and enlisted in the US Army Air Force during WWII. He received a BS in Education Administration from Hudson College and a...
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Christos J. Evangelos

October 5, 2013

Col. (Ret., US Army) Evangelos, Christos J., 81, of North Kingstown, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband for 62 years of Barbara S. "Bobbie" (Klink) Evangelos. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late George and Pauline Evangelos. Col. Evangelos was the Executive Director of the Adeline LaPlante Center in Wakefield before...
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Irving Callendar Jennings

October 3, 2013

Irving Callendar Jennings, 87, passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at his home in Jamestown. He was the beloved husband of Carol Raymond Jennings. Born in Newton, MA, he was the son of the late Irving C. and Rosamond Huntress Jennings. Mr. Jennings spent his career in Norwalk, CT at Nash Engineering, which developed liquid ring vacuum pump...
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Elizabeth M. Voisinet

October 3, 2013

Elizabeth M. "Betty" Voisinet (Phaneuf), 72, of Coventry, formerly of North Kingstown, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013. She was the beloved wife of Edwin J. Voisinet for forty-two years. Born in South Kingstown, she was a daughter of the late Adelard and Anna (Holden) Phaneuf. Mrs. Voisinet worked as a bus driver and later as a para-professional for the Town of North Kingstown for forty...
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Rosalind F. Hawkins

September 27, 2013

Rosalind F. Hawkins (Butler), 85, of Saunderstown, passed away Friday, September 27, 2013. She was the wife of the late Frank L. Hawkins. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late James and Rose (Cabana) Butler. Mrs. Hawkins worked for North Kingstown Town Hall in the records department for many years before retiring. She was a communicant of St. Thomas More Church. She leaves five...
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Kevin Clarke Warner

September 23, 2013

Kevin Clarke Warner, 75, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully Monday, September 23, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Linda A. (Davis) Warner for forty-five years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Mildred E. (Chappelle) Warner; and step-son of the late Calvin Kenyon. A fourteen year Veteran of the US Army, he served in the Vietnam War as an air traffic controller. Mr. Warner...
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Vera O. St. Sauveur

September 21, 2013

Vera O. St. Sauveur (Beckwith), 84, of Jamestown and Kenneth City, FL, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013. She was the beloved wife of Charles F. St. Sauveur, Jr. Born in Woonsocket, RI she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Louise (Quinn) Beckwith. Mrs. St. Sauveur was an active communicant of St. Mark Parish. She was a member of the Senior Center Community in St. Petersburg, FL. She...
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Louise Allen Pierce

September 14, 2013

Louise Allen Pierce, 98, of Westerly, formerly of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 14, 2013. She was the wife of the late Walter R. Pierce, Jr. Born in North Kingstown, she was a daughter of the late George and Mabel (Bicknell) Allen. Mrs. Pierce was a former teacher at North Kingstown High School, Wickford Elementary School and Quincy High School. She later worked as a...
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Daniel Anthony Rigney, Jr.

April 5, 1937 - September 1, 2013

Daniel Anthony Rigney, Jr. "Uncle Dan" of Fishkill, NY, formerly of Bonnet Shores, Narragansett, RI, passed away on September 1, 2013 at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife Kathleen Donnelly Rigney, Dan was born in Providence, RI to Daniel A. Rigney Sr. and Ellen V. (Tracy) Rigney. He graduated from LaSalle Academy '54 and Providence College '58, and served several years as a member of the...
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Thurston Milton Mathewson

August 27, 2013

Thurston Milton Mathewson, 90, died Tuesday August 27. He passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Virginia (Bacon) Mathewson, and their daughters: Sally Neal, Gayle LaPlante, Lori Marden, Teri Wolff, and Stephanie Mazzone. Drink (as he was known) was grandfather to twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was a WWII Air Force...
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Kathryn M. Zweir

August 22, 2013

Kathryn M. Zweir (Spry), 87, formerly of Jamestown, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013 in Amherst, MA. She was the beloved wife of Stephen J. Zweir, Jr. Born in Westerly, she was a daughter of the late Francis N. and Margaret (Murphy) Spry. Mrs. Zweir graduated from Rogers High School in 1943. She was a home crafting teacher at the Swinburne School in Newport. She also worked for the...
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Stephanie J. Fitzpatrick

August 14, 2013

Stephanie J. Fitzpatrick (Strong), 77, of Newport, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 14, 2013. She was the beloved wife of Andrew F. Fitzpatrick. Born in Glens Falls, NY, a daughter of the late Arthur W. and Dorothy I. (Eells) Strong, she was a lifelong resident of Jamestown, moving to Newport 18 years ago. Mrs. Fitzpatrick had worked as a secretary before retiring. Besides her husband,...
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Charles Andoscia

August 6, 2013

Charles Andoscia, 87, died Tuesday, August 6, 2013. He was the beloved husband for 61 years of Barbara F. (Richards) Andoscia. Born in Providence, a son of the late Giovanni and Palma (Alberico) Conti, he resided in Warwick before moving to Cranston in 1983. Mr. Andoscia was the director of maintenance at RIPTA where he worked for 49 years. He was a WWII Army veteran. He was the father of...
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Carl A. Larson, Jr.

August 5, 2013

Larson, Carl A., 92, of Warwick & East Greenwich, died on August 5, 2013 at the Westerly Health Center. He was the husband of the late Katherine "Mickey" (Sullivan) Larson and son of the late Carl A. and Sophie (Granlund) Larson. Carl graduated from Hope High School in 1938 and Rhode Island State College (URI) in 1942. Carl began his long career as an insurance adjuster directly out of college...
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Edward F. Morinho

August 2, 2013

Morinho, Edward F., 89, of Howland Ave. a retired production controller for Quonset Point, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at home. He was the beloved husband of Barbara A. (Carlos) Morinho and son of the late Manuel S and Mary Bramen Morinho. Edward was the loving father of Edward J. Morinho and Mary Lee Harder, devoted grandfather of Heather E. Brown, Jodie C Morinho and Edward J. Morinho...
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Richard C. Holmes

July 28, 2013

Richard C. Holmes, 77, of Narragansett, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Shirley A. (Lamson) Holmes. Born in Warwick, a son of the late Walter F. and Mildred E. (Arnold) Holmes, he resided in Narragansett since 1986. Mr. Holmes was a driver for Sunoco Oil for thirty-three years, retiring in 1996. Besides his wife, he leaves three daughters, Debra Holmes-Medeiros ...
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Robert S.L. Kinder, M.D.

July 28, 2013

Robert S.L. "Bob" Kinder MD, 84, of Jamestown passed away July 28, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Betty R. (Yeager) Kinder. Born in Providence, a son of the late Ralph F. Kinder and Marion (Miller) Sime, he grew up in Bristol. He graduated from Moses Brown, Brown University, and George Washington University (MD with distinction). He completed his residency and fellowship in ophthalmology at...
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Joseph G. Wyllie

July 24, 2013

Joseph G. Wyllie, 80, of Narragansett, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Rosemarie "Ree" (Carvalho) Wyllie. Born in Central Falls, he was a son of the late James and Margaret (Goudie) Wyllie. He was a US Army Veteran serving in Europe during the Korean War. Mr. Wyllie was a salesman for food brokers in Massachusetts before retiring...
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William P. Cherella, Sr.

July 15, 2013

William P. Cherella, Sr., 71, of Barnegat, NJ, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Ann (Marzilli) Cherella for forty-nine years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Silvio and Pasqualina (Caracciolo) Cherella. Mr. Cherella was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and retired as the Vice President of Sales for Tsumura International, Inc. He was an...
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Barbara J. Darke

July 12, 2013

Barbara J. Darke (Parker), 82, of North Kingstown, passed away Friday, July 12, 2013. She was the wife of the late Robert W. Darke. Born in Atlanta, GA she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Mildred (Goddard) Parker. She leaves a son, Richard Darke and his wife Ann of North Kingstown; two daughters, Karen Darke of Narragansett and Kathy Justinger and her husband Joe of NY; a sister, Judy...
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Kevin D. McCarthy

July 8, 2013

Kevin D. McCarthy, 72, of Narragansett, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 8, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Madge Mitchell-McCarthy. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Daniel and Mary (Harrington) McCarthy. Mr. McCarthy graduated from LaSalle Academy, Rhode Island College and received his Master's in Deaf Education from Boston...
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Donald P. Chirnside

July 7, 2013

Donald P. Chirnside, 80, of North Kingstown passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Joan (Darelius) Chirnside for 58 years. Born in Lincoln, he was a son of the late Peter and Jane (Rigby) Chirnside. He was a US Army Korean War Veteran. He was a graduate of Bryant College. Mr. Chirnside was a self-employed businessman before retiring. He was a member of the Little Rhody...
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Elmer Anthony Chipparoni

June 13, 2013

Elmer Anthony "Chips" Chipparoni, 93 of North Kingstown passed away June 13, 2013. Husband of Barbara (Dyer) Chipparoni (died 11-2011), father of Linda L. Chipparoni of RI, Anita M. Baron (Patrick) of St Croix, VI, and Stephen D. Chipparoni (Carol) of CT; grandfather of Cody Schrey (Sophia), & Caleigh Schrey, and great grandfather of Akai, Aila, and Akira, all of California. Elmer was pre...
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James L. Wynne III

June 13, 2013

(Chief, NKPD Ret.) James L. Wynne, III, 70, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully, June 13, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Linda M. (Mudge) Wynne. Born in Elizabeth City, NC, he was the son of the late James L. and Eva M. (Bullard) Wynne. He was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Chief Wynne was a police officer for the North...
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George J. Schopac, Jr.

June 9, 2013

George J. Schopac, Jr., 65, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 9, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Donna (Nelson) Schopac for 30 years. Born in West Warwick, he was a son of the late George J., Sr. and Mabel (Moniz) Schopac. He was a US Army Veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He held many positions at Electric Boat where he worked for 38...
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Michael Curry Scully

May 25, 1955 - June 1, 2013

Michael Curry Scully died on June 1, 2013 surrounded by his wonderful family. He left us way before his time, and his many future plans will remain unfulfilled. Mike loved his life, his family, and his many friends. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Joanne Fleck Scully, his son Matthew Scully, daughter Erin Scully and her fiancé Jeffery Baker, and his youngest daughter Megan Curry Scully...
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James Francis Rocha

August 1, 1952 - May 28, 2013

James Francis Rocha, a very good soul, died May 28, 2013 with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Dale (Pritchard) Rocha. Born in Fall River, MA in August of 1952 he was a son of the late Manuel and Evelyn (Carvahlo) Rocha and brother of the late Peter Rocha. Jim was a talented Musician and Songwriter. He surfed competitively, was a Professional Photographer, Gifted Horseman...
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Brandon R. Burns

May 26, 2013

Brandon R. Burns, 24, of Westerly formerly of North Kingstown, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013. Born in Warwick, he was the son of Robert and Barbara (Beagan) Burns of North Kingstown. Brandon graduated from North Kingstown High School in 2007 where he was an All-American Distance Runner and was invited to the Melrose Games. He served in the US Army during the Iraq War. Brandon was a service...
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Helen A. Colson

May 24, 2013

Helen A. Colson (Swift), 87, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully Friday, May 24, 2013 at her home. Born in Readfield, ME, she was the daughter of the late Maurice I. and Florence (Stevens) Swift. Mrs. Colson was a member of Stony Lane Baptist Church since 1963 and Eutopia Class of Advent Christian Church. She was also a member of the North Kingstown Senior Center. She leaves a son, Edward...
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Kathryne M. O'Donnell

May 23, 2013

O'Donnell, Kathryne M. (Brady), 85 of Narragansett (formerly of Providence), died peacefully surrounded by her loving family Thursday, May 23rd after a long illness. She was the devoted wife of Francis P. O'Donnell, Sr., to whom she was married for 58 years. Born in New Brunswick, NJ, Kathryne was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Ellen Brady. After the death of her mother shortly...
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Paula F. Northup

May 21, 2013

Paula F. Northup (Leach), 67, of North Kingstown, formerly of Warwick, passed away peacefully May 21, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Louis H. Northup. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Paul E. and Frances M. (McGovern) Leach. Mrs. Northup was a third generation self-employed hairdresser, following a family tradition. She also worked as a...
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Cecelia May Winsor

May 20, 1925 - May 20, 2013

Cecelia May Winsor (nee Fowler) passed away peacefully upon reaching her 88th birthday on Monday, May 20th, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by a son, Russell Holland, and three daughters, Kristine Armour (Keith), Deborah Evans (Jack), and Susan Whitmarsh, as well as eleven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was also the...
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Burton W. Moon

May 4, 2013

Burton W. Moon, 65, of North Kingstown, formerly of Exeter, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013. Born in Cranston, he was the son of the late Burton W. and Madeline (Riley) Moon. Mr. Moon served on the North Kingstown Fire Department. He leaves a sister, Carolyn Votolato of North Kingstown; and three nephews and one niece. He was the brother of the late Dorothy Caldwell. A Graveside Service will...
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Roberta D. Spink

May 2, 2013

Roberta D. Spink (Whipple), 76, of North Kingstown, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Donald M. Spink for 54 years. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Sarah (Watson) Whipple. Mrs. Spink enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to travel and dine out. Besides her husband,...
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Philip S. St. Onge

April 19, 2013

Philip S. St. Onge, 95, of Naples, FL and formerly of Garden City, Cranston, RI passed away April 19, 2013 in Wichita, KS. There will be a Funeral Mass at St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in Jamestown RI on July 1, 2013 at 10:00 AM and followed by internment at approximately 1:00 PM at the Connecticut Veteran Cemetery in Middletown, CT. He was born in Putnam CT to Ovide and Una (Jodoin) St.Onge. ...
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Kenneth W. Rogers, Jr.

April 15, 2013

Kenneth W. Rogers, Jr., 56, of Bartlett, NH died unexpectedly April 15, 2013 at his home. He was the life partner/husband of Sheldon L. Hinshaw. Born in North Kingstown, the son of Kenneth and Barbara (Tucker) Rogers, he grew up in North Kingstown and had lived in Pawtucket for several years before moving to Bartlett in 2010. Mr. Rogers had been employed at Walmart for several years and most...
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Irene M. Spencer

April 15, 2013

Irene M. Spencer (Lange), 88, of North Kingstown, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013. She was the wife of the late Philip G. Spencer, Jr. Born in Coventry, she was the daughter of the late Edward K. and Eva (L'Heureux) Lange. After graduating from Roger Williams Hospital School of Nursing, Mrs. Spencer worked at Roger Williams Hospital. She then graduated from Columbia Graduate School of Nursing...
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Shirley A. Allen

April 14, 2013

Shirley A. Allen (Skuce), 77, of North Kingstown passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013. She was the wife of the late William H. Allen, Sr. Born in South Kingstown, she was a daughter of the late William C., Sr. and Clara (Holland) Skuce. Mrs. Allen was a secretary for her husband at Allen's Seed Store for many years before retiring. She enjoyed travelling and camping. She leaves six children, Sandra...
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Barbara A. Campbell

April 8, 2013

Barbara A. Campbell (Walker), 60, of Exeter, formerly of Coventry, passed away peacefully Monday, April 8, 2013. She was the wife of the late Stuart K. Campbell. Born in Queens, NY, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Georgietta (Hufnagel) Walker. Mrs. Campbell was a CNA with Coventry Home Care before retiring. She enjoyed gardening, arts and crafts and cooking. She was the mother of...
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Lorraine J. Aniki

March 31, 2013

Lorraine J. Aniki, 78, of Fall River, MA, passed away Sunday March 31, 2013. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Frank P. Rose and Helen (Andrews) Botelho. Mrs. Aniki was a US Air Force Veteran serving in the Korean War; and was a member of VFW Post 9787 in South Paris, Maine. She was a supervisor at the Wrentham State School before retiring. She leaves a daughter, Elizabeth Rue;...
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Sandra K. Hammell

March 31, 2013

Sandra K. Hammell (Herr), 68, of Narragansett, passed away peacefully March 31, 2013 after a battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Robert J. Hammell. She is also survived by her daughter, Dawn H. Burkey; her son James A. Hammell, her brother Michael C. Herr and her three cherished grandsons, Ethan Burkey, Connor Hammell and Alexander Hammell. Sandy was born in Fresno, California to...
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Hazel O. Reynolds

February 1, 1916 - March 30, 2013

Hazel O. Reynolds passed away peacefully on March 30, 2013 at her residence in Northern Virginia.. She was 97 years old. Mrs. Reynolds was born in Strongsville, Ohio February 1, 1916. She was the daughter of Jean C. and Ralph D. Graves. She was preceded in death by her three brothers and two sisters. Mrs. Reynolds lived in Jamestown, Rhode Island for over 50 years before moving to Northern...
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Constance M. McAleer

March 21, 2013

Constance M. McAleer (McGirr), 83, formerly of Jamestown, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 21, 2013 surrounded by her children. She was the wife of the late Francis J. McAleer. Born in Cranston, she was the daughter of the late John and Theresa (Wagner) McAleer. She was a loving, warm and wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family and sailing. She...
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Gloria D'Ambra

March 20, 2013

Gloria D'Ambra (Tirocchi), 88, of Saunderstown, RI, and Jupiter, FL, passed away Wednesday March 20, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Vito J. D'Ambra for 59 years. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late August and Ida (Valcarenghi) Tirocchi. Mrs. D'Ambra graduated from Classical High School and Bryant College. She was a member of the Tequesta Country Club; and a former...
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Terry Lynn Doyle, R.N.

March 11, 2013

Terry Lynn Doyle, RN (Westgate), 55, of Exeter, passed away peacefully Monday, March 11, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of John A. Doyle. Born in North Kingstown, she was a daughter of Rita (Loignon) Lizzotte and step-daughter of David Lizzotte of Warwick and the late Donald Westgate. Mrs. Doyle graduated from North Kingstown High School and received her nursing degree...
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Marjorie L. O'Connor

March 7, 2013

Marjorie L. O'Connor (Brown), 90, of Jamestown, RI, passed away peacefully March 7, 2013 at her home. She was the wife of the late Joseph L. O'Connor for 61 years. Born in Louisville, KY, she was a daughter of the late Joseph H. and S. Margaret (McDaniel) Brown. Mrs. O'Connor was a cosmetic rep. for Charles of the Ritz and later Lancome for many years before retiring. She enjoyed collecting...
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Florence M. Hugues

February 27, 2013

Florence M. Hugues, 83, of North Kingstown, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013. She was the wife of the late Talton G. Hugues for 53 years. Born in Uniondale on Long Island, NY, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Ethel (Arnold) Marino. Mrs. Hugues was a self-employed house cleaner before retiring. She enjoyed crocheting and counted cross stitching. She leaves four daughters, Joanne...
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Russell Francis Peterson

June 11, 1922 - February 22, 2013

Russell Francis Peterson, 90, died peacefully on February 22, 2013, at his home on Beavertail in Jamestown, RI surrounded by loving family. He was born in Montclair, New Jersey on June 11, 1922, the only child of Arthur S. Peterson and Marion Klotter Peterson. He was the husband of the late Barbara Burns Peterson. Russell grew up in Cedar Grove, New Jersey and attended Camp Dudley in Westport,...
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Helen S. Sallum

February 12, 2013

Helen Sallum (Saraiva), 86, departed this life on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. Helen was the loving wife of 60 years of the late Rev. Wilson G. Sallum. She was a woman of integrity, strong faith, elegance, and style. She dedicated her life to helping others. Helen was an inspiration to all she met. Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Helen was a graduate of Mackenzie College in Sao Paulo; she was then a...
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Robert L. Taylor

February 8, 2013

Capt. (NKFD) Robert L. Taylor, 55, of Exeter, passed away Friday, February 8, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Nancy A. (Chadwick) Taylor for 35 years. Born in North Providence, he was a son of the late Ernest W., Jr. and Laura M. (Capracotta) Taylor. He served in the RI National Guard for 8 years. Robert was the fire mechanic for the North Kingstown Fire Department for 27 years; and was a...
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James F. DiSarro

February 8, 2013

James F. "Jimmy the Wise" DiSarro, 89. On Friday, his soul left his body to begin his journey to Heaven. He was married to the late Mildred (Connery) DiSarro. He was a strong, courageous, generous man, a true hero and survivor; and a lifelong Rhode Islander. He enjoyed spending his time on Federal Hill. He served in the US Navy during WWII and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was a postal...
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Ernest A. Myette

February 6, 2013

Ernest A. Myette, 83, formerly of Saunderstown and Jamestown, passed away peacefully February 6, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Jeannette A. (Lawson) Myette. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Charles E. and Lorette (LaFlamme) Myette. Mr. Myette graduated from Rogers High School. He was a US Army Veteran serving in the Korean War. A 20 year Veteran of the US Naval Reserves, he...
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Stuart F. Hamlyn, Sr.

February 6, 2013

Stuart F. Hamlyn, Sr., 81, of Wickford passed away February 6, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Blanche (Lizotte) Hamlyn for 63 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Russell, Sr. and Catherine (Collins) Hamlyn, he lived in Edgewood for many years before moving to Wickford. Stuart was a buyer for Benny's for over 60 years and was still working on a part-time basis. Besides his wife, he...
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Albert D. Krebel

January 24, 2013

Albert D. Krebel, 77, of Saunderstown, passed away January 24, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Loretta M. (McTamney) Krebel for 55 years. Born in Norristown, PA, he was the son of the late Albert D. and Elizabeth (Pollock) Krebel. Mr. Krebel graduated from St. Patrick High School in Norristown, PA in 1953. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. He received a BS in Management...
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William H. Poth

January 23, 2013

William H. Poth, 87, of Wakefield, RI, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013. He was the husband of the late Maralin (Bohannon) Poth. Born in Galion, OH, he was the son of the late Raymond M. and Adelaide (Frye) Poth. Mr. Poth was a manager for JC Penney department stores, opening the Valley Mall store in Hagerstown MD, and retiring from the Martinsburg WVA store in 1985. He was an usher and...
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Doris Cramer

January 23, 2013

DORIS CRAMER (STEVENSON), 82, passed away on January 23, 2013 at Saint Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich, RI. She was the former wife of the late Paul F. Cramer, Jr. and the daughter of the late William and Julia (Wuskell) Stevenson. Doris was a graduate of Hartford Public High School class of 1948 and resided in Hartford and Windsor, CT before moving to Fort Pierce, FL in 1984. An avid reader...
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Lillian M. Hammersley

January 18, 2013

Lillian M. Hammersley (Matoes), 89, of North Kingstown, formerly of Jamestown, passed away peacefully Friday, January 18, 2013. She was the wife of the late Robert R. Hammersley. Born in Jamestown, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Matoes. She leaves two sons, Robert R. Hammersley and his wife Deborah (Murphy) Hammersley of North Kingstown and Ronald R. Hammersley of Palm Bay, FL;...
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Carl R. Ekelund, Jr.

January 15, 2013

Carl Richard Ekelund, Jr., 96, passed away peacefully at South County Hospital on January 15, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband for 66 years of Mildred E. (Thatcher) Ekelund. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Carl R. and Florence I. (Bergman) Ekelund; and brother to the late Vera Lindgren and Irma Ernst. Mr. Ekelund was president of Ekelund Brothers...
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Irene O. Mannikko

January 8, 2013

Irene O. Mannikko (Watson), 87, of Exeter, passed away peacefully January 8, 2013 at the home of her daughter. She was the wife of the late Lauri John Mannikko. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Elhanan G. and Nellie M. (Smith) Watson. Mrs. Mannikko worked for the Providence School Department before retiring. She was an avid reader and enjoyed needlepoint and socializing with her...
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Jeffrey A. Gardiner

January 5, 2013

Jeffrey A. Gardiner, 47, of Dayton Court, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Kent Hospital. He was the beloved companion of Laura A. Reynolds of Warwick. Born in Warwick, he was a son of the late Fred T., Sr. and Joyce M. (Cairnes) Gardiner. Besides his companion, he leaves a son, Jeffrey A. Hilton of Charlestown; two brothers, Fred T. Gardiner, Jr. of Hope Valley and Dwaine Gardiner of...
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Edward P. Johnson

December 7, 2012

Edward P. Johnson, 78, of Saunderstown, passed away Friday, December 7, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Carol A. (Peters) Johnson. Born in Exeter, he was a son of the late Lester E. and Mary F. (Brennan) Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a truck driver for the RI DOT for thirty years before retiring. He served on the East Greenwich Volunteer Fire Department for fifteen years and was a member of the...
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Theresa Mary Kling

December 1, 2012

Theresa Mary Kling(Cummings), 84, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully, Saturday December 1, 2012. She was the beloved wife of Joseph C. Kling, Jr. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Patrick L. and Bride E. (Garrity) Cummings. Mrs. Kling worked for the Navy Exchange Warehouse at Quonset before retiring. She was an avid golfer and duckpin bowler. She enjoyed Irish music and...
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John J. Dowling

November 28, 2012

John J. Dowling, 78, of Jamestown passed away peacefully November 28, 2012. A lifelong resident of Jamestown, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary (Murray) Dowling. He was a US Army Veteran he served during the Korean War. John served on the Jamestown Police Department and later worked as a contractor before retiring. He was a communicant of St. Mark Church. He is survived by a son,...
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Paul Antimo Pelleccione

August 29, 2012

Paul Antimo "Pelly" Pelleccione, 65, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 29, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Sandra J. Pelleccione for 4 years. Born in West Warwick, he was the son of the late Ottaviano and Helen E. (Morin) Pelleccione. He served in the RI Army National Guard for 6 years. Pelly co-owned Pelly's 19th Hole in North...
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Phyllis A. Morin

August 25, 2012

Phyllis A. Morin (Berger), 67, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully, Saturday, August 25, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Philip R. Morin. Born in Waterbury, CT, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Hazel (Dowling) Berger. Mrs. Morin worked for Davisville Credit Union and Fleet Bank in consumer marketing for many years before retiring. She was an avid...
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Barbara L. Robertson

January 21, 1920 - August 21, 2012

Barbara L. Robertson, formerly of Harwich, MA died August 21st at South County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in N. Kingstown, RI. She was the wife of the late Rev. Doctor John Prescott Robertson for 68 years. Barbara was the only child of Marguerite and Philip Lewis, granddaughter of Leo Rich Lewis. Born in Medford, MA on January 21, 1920. A Graduate of Jackson College (Tufts University) in...
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Barbara M. Pritchard

August 20, 2012

Barbara M. (Taylor) Pritchard , 86, of Jamestown, passed away peacefully at home, Monday, August 20, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Major John Pritchard. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late John Taylor and Alice (Thompson) Champlin. Barbara was a 1945 graduate of Rogers High School. She was an active member of St. Matthew's Parish and served...
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Doris R. Clark

August 20, 2012

Doris R. "Dottie" Clark (Hackett), 78, of Burnt Cedar Drive, passed away Monday, August 20, 2012. She was the wife of Donald E. Clark for 56 years. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Laurea (Lowell) Hackett. Mrs. Clark was an administrative assistant for the Holiday Inn in Providence for many years before retiring. She was a communicant of St. Francis de Sales Church....
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Alan T. Scalabrin

August 5, 2012

Alan T. Scalabrin, 65, of North Kingstown, died Sunday, August 5, 2012 at Kent Hospital, Warwick. He was the husband of Patricia M. (White) Scalabrin to whom he had been married for forty two years. He was born in Northvale, NJ, a son of the late Bruno and Rita (Gavalas) Scalabrin and had been a resident of Rhode Island for most of his life. Mr. Scalabrin had worked in the Financial Field for...
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Barbara M. Joyal

July 22, 2012

Barbara Medbury Mead Joyal died on Sunday, July 22, 2012 in Saunderstown, Rhode Island at the age of 93. Mrs. Joyal was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the daughter of Royal Waterman Medbury and Nellie Cornell Medbury. Mrs. Joyal was predeceased by her husband, Alfred Joyal, Jr.--her son, Louis Victor Mead, III--grandson, Joseph Paul Mead--two sisters, Ida Ames Medbury Rockwell and Ruth...
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Paul H. Gibbs

July 15, 2012

Paul H. Gibbs, 87, of Orchard Street, died Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Barbara Louise (May) Gibbs. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Charles and Lillian Gibbs. Mr. Gibbs was a truck driver for Inland Express and a member of the Teamsters Union, Local 251 before retiring. He was a member of Bethany...
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Sue-Ann Kresinski

July 9, 2012

Sue-Ann Kresinski (Brown), 67, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully Monday, July 9, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Hans G. Kresinski for 44 years. Born in Peace Dale, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Dorcas (Randall) Brown. Sue received her degree from the University of Rhode Island and was a teacher at Metcalf Elementary School for 15...
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Raymond Ortelt

July 8, 2012

Raymond Ortelt, 69, of Wickford, passed away peacefully at home on July 8, 2012, from pancreatic cancer. His positive outlook and courage will forever be an inspiration. Ray's spirit and zest for life lives on through his wife, Bonnie, daughters Jill and Susan, son-in-law Rob, and grandchildren Lola and Chase. Ray is the brother of Beverly Erikson of North Kingstown and Thomas Ortelt of...
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Karen C.M. Evans

July 5, 2012

Karen C. M. Evans, 58, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully July 5, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of James A. Evans. Born in North Kingstown, she was a daughter of Ruby A. (Collins) Minchak of Wakefield and the late Joseph J. Minchak. Karen graduated from Prout High School and received a BA in Fine Arts from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN....
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Anthony Roberto

July 1, 2012

Anthony Roberto, Lt. NKPD (Ret.), 63, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 1, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Virginia C. "Ginny" (Brown) Roberto for 40 years. Born in Providence, he was the son of Anthony Roberto of Apache Junction, AZ and the late Beverly (Chapin) Roberto. He was a 30 year Veteran of the North Kingstown Police...
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M. Gloria Stewart

June 29, 2012

M. Gloria Stewart (Blinkhorn), 86, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Friday, June 29, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Chester R. Stewart, Sr. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late John H. and Mildred (Morley) Blinkhorn. Mrs. Stewart was proud to work at AAA and was active in politics in Warwick during the 1960's. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and was an avid reader. She...
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John L. Henseler

June 28, 2012

John L. Henseler, 71, of Edmond Drive, passed away peacefully June 28, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Suzanne M. (McGoldrick) Henseler for 41 years. Born in Peoria, IL, he was a son of the late Alexander J., Sr. and Marcella (Ary) Henseler. Mr. Henseler proudly served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War and rose to the rank of Lieutenant. He was...
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Gladys G. Geib

June 27, 2012

Gladys Geib (Gannon), 86, of Jamestown passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012. She was the wife of the late Frederick J. Geib. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late William H. and Mary A. (Upper) Gannon. Mrs. Geib graduated from St. Xavier Academy in 1943; and attended Rhode Island College before transferring and graduating from Katherine Gibbs School. She worked for Narragansett...
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Kathleen B. Bartley

June 26, 2012

Kathleen B. Bartley (Bourne), 60, of Jamestown passed away peacefully at home, June 26, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Lawrence J. Bartley, Jr. for 37 years. Born in Newport, she was the daughter of the late William, Jr. and Margaret "Peg" (King) Bourne. Kathleen graduated from St. Catherine Academy in Newport. She worked for DCYF for thirteen years before the birth...
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Rita P. Fox

June 26, 2012

Rita P. Fox, 86, of North Kingstown, passed away June 26, 2012. Born in Newport, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Elizabeth (Duffy) Fox. Ms. Fox worked at Brown & Sharpe for 30 years before retiring. She was an avid New England sports fan. She was a devoted Catholic. She is survived by her devoted sister, Dorothy Brown of North Kingstown; and many nieces and nephews. She was pre...
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Raymond A. Driscoll

June 24, 2012

Raymond A. Driscoll, 67, of North Kingstown passed away on June 24, 2012 at South County Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Joanne M. (Parente) Driscoll. Mr. Driscoll was born in Pawtucket and was the son of the late Raymond and Rosalie (McCaughey) Driscoll. He was a 1964 graduate of LaSalle Academy in Providence and served honorably in the United States Marine Corps...
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Dena E. Wilkie

June 21, 2012

Dena E. Wilkie (Little), 81, of Jamestown, passed away peacefully at the home of her son, Brad and his wife Cathy, surrounded by her loving family, on June 21, 2012. She was the wife of the late James K. Wilkie. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Walter B. and Olive A. (Parmelee) Little. Mrs. Wilkie was a cartographer for over 30 years for the Army Map Service in West Warwick...
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Mark John Patterson

June 17, 2012

Mark John Patterson, 49, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 17th, 2012. Born in Morristown, New Jersey, he was a son of the late Priscilla Thomas Patterson and Irving W. Patterson. Mark lived in East Providence, Rhode Island with friends who loved and supported him. Mark loved music, movies, professional wrestling, and time spent with his friends at Life Incorporated. He won several medals...
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Marion C. Rose

June 10, 2012

Marion C. Rose(Chase), 90, of North Kingstown, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012. She was the wife of the late William B. Rose, Jr. Born in Portland, ME, she was a daughter of the late Edwin W. and Margaret C. (Courtney) Chase. Mrs. Rose was a member of the American Legion Post 12 Women's Auxiliary. She leaves a son, William B. Rose, III of Sanford, ME; two grandsons, Scott Rose of Coventryand...
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Gordon W. Jackson, Sr.

June 5, 2012

Gordon W. Jackson, Sr., 62, of North Kingstown, formerly of Jamestown, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Born in Deltaville, VA, he was a son of the late Ellwyn and Claire (Marshain) Jackson. A former roofer and laborer for many years, Mr. Jackson retired due to illness. He leaves three children, Gordon W. Jackson, II and his wife Valerie of Charlestown, Greg M. Jackson and his wife Dianna of...
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Dorothy E. Fisette

May 31, 2012

Dorothy E. (Ferguson) Fisette, 91, a longtime resident of Hamilton passed away Thursday at Scalabrini Villa. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond A. Fisette. She is survived by her two sons, Dennis R. and his wife Cecile and Gary G. and his wife Candace Fisette; a sister, Mary Grant; brother, Charles Ferguson; and one grandson, Justin Fisette. She was the sister of the late Edward, Elmer,...
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James H. Dobson

May 28, 2012

James H. Dobson, 69, of North Kingstown, passed away Monday, May 28, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Sandra Terry Dobson for 24 years. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late John and Margaret (McFarland) Dobson. Jim received his Bachelor's degree and an M.B.A. from Bryant University. He served with the Green Berets in the RI National Guard during the Vietnam War. Jim was a visionary...
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Martha E. Pemantel

May 28, 2012

Martha E. Pemantel, 66, of Jamestown, passed away peacefully Monday, May 28, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. She entered God's hands and was joined by her loving parents. Born in Newport, she was a daughter of the late Capt. William A., Sr. and Martha R. (Dutton) Pemantel. Martha worked as a secretary for the University of Rhode Island for 34 years before retiring. During her youth she was...
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Anna L. Narciso

May 24, 2012

Annie's sunrise began in Bradford, RI, the fourth daughter to Nunziata "Nancy" and Giuseppe "Joe" Perra. Her mother died at an early age. Her father raised his 5 daughters and each turned out to be loving, caring mothers, wives and traditional Italian women; loving their daughters, but treating their sons as the only child….the chosen one. Annie was the glue that held our family together,...
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Dolores J. Hoebbel

May 14, 2012

Dolores J. "Dee" Hoebbel, age 78 of Hamilton Harbour in Wickford, passed away on May 14, 2012 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center of Providence. She was the wife of the late James W. Hoebbel. She was the proud mother to her four daughters, Kelley Wilson of North Kingstown, Martha Klein of Ossining, NY, and Kate Donahue and Patti Donahue both of Sarasota, FL. Her grandchildren, Jake Helms, Meg...
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Margaret M. Liston

May 13, 2012

Margaret (Hatcher)Liston, 83, of North Kingstown passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 13, 2012. She was the wife of the late John M. Liston (Cdr. US Navy – Retired). Born in Atlanta, GA, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Catherine (Brady) Hatcher. She leaves four sons, John B. Liston of Warwick, Michael E. Liston of Arlington, TX, Francis X. Liston of Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Daniel...
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Albert J. Johnson, Sr.

May 10, 2012

Albert J. "Bubba" Johnson, Sr., 81, of Cranston, passed away peacefully May 10, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Maybel A. (Golding) Johnson for 56 years. Born in Exeter, he was a son of the late Lester and Mary (Brennan) Johnson. Albert was the traffic manager for Barrows Industries for 33 years before retiring. He was a 3rd and 4th degree lifetime...
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Ursula Pimentel

November 2, 1920 - April 17, 2012

Ursula (Sproul) Pimentel of Jamestown, RI passed away peacefully April 17th surrounded by family, to be with our Lord. Ursula was born in Windsor, Maine on November 2, 1920 the daughter of the late Adelbert and Inez (Cookson) Sproul. She attended schools in Windsor and graduated from Cony High School. She received her student pilot's license in 1938. She was a graduate of the Sisters of Charity...
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Bessie Marie Martin Smith

July 15, 1932 - April 16, 2012

Bessie Marie Martin Smith, 79, of Jamestown, RI, passed away peacefully April 16, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Earl E. Martin and the late Lawrence Smith. Born in McMechen, WV, she was the daughter of the late Thomas L. "Dooley" and Bernice A. (Marple) Logston. An avid sailor, Bessie was a charter member of the Alameda Yacht Club. She was a member of the...
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Francis R. Costa, Jr.

July 27, 1924 - April 15, 2012

Francis R. Costa, Jr., 87, of Dewey Lane, passed away peacefully April 15, 2012. He was the husband of the late Lily P. (Cabral) Costa for fifty-five years. Born in Dighton, MA, he was a son of the late Frank and Rose (Souza) Costa. Mr. Costa graduated from Somerset High School in 1942. A US Army Veteran, Mr. Costa served in WWII. He landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France on August 6, 1944;...
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Lillian F. Kearns

October 14, 1921 - April 14, 2012

Lillian F. Kearns (Ney), 90, of Jamestown, passed away April 14, 2012. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Kearns. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Susan (McGann) Ney. Mrs. Kearns worked for Boulevard Insurance Agency for over thirty years before retiring. A communicant of St. Mark Church, Mrs. Kearns served as a Eucharistic minister. She enjoyed gardening. She...
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