Our Obituaries

Jamielee Crum

November 2, 2013

Jamielee "Twinkie" Crum, 28, of Cranston Street, passed away, Saturday, November 2, 2013 at home. She was the beloved mother of John M. Gorton, Alexis R. Crum and the late Sienna R. Gorton-Crum. She was the daughter of the late Leroy R. and Valerie A. (Ramsey) Crum; loving sister of Leroy R. Crum, Jr., Aaron Simas, Jessie G. P. Simas, Sharon M. Crum, Lynn M. Nardolillo-Mulvey, Melissa A. Crum,...
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Mary Hope Lowell

February 19, 1946 - October 31, 2013

Lowell, Mary H. (Garvey) "Tillie," 67, passed away Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at Home and Hospice Inpatient Center. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Henry E. Garvey Sr. and Frances (Rison) Garvey. Mary was formally employed as a switchboard operator. She was the beloved mother of Edward A. Lowell Jr. and Kelly L. Florenz, devoted grandmother of Sarah Jane Lowell, Connor E. Lowell,...
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Kerri Louise Harrison

December 28, 1977 - October 29, 2013

Kerri L. Harrison (James), 35, of Somerset, MA, a dedicated third grade school teacher at Forest Avenue School in Middletown, RI, was struck and killed by a hit and run driver on Oct 29, 2013. Born in Ashland, OR, she was the loving mother of Liren D. Ferreira and wife of Trey L. Harrison. She was the beloved daughter of Patricia and Thomas Shanley and Samuel and Lisa James; sister of Katie...
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Robert J. Rathbun

October 29, 2013

Robert J. Rathbun, 38, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013. A son of Richard H. Rathbun and the late Doris (Andrews) Hamdali; father of Alexandra L. Ryan, Kassandra L. Ryan and Christine Roy; brother of Wayne Rathbun, Debra Lawrence and the late Harry Rathbun and Christine Rathbun. A visitation will be held Thursday, November 7, from 5-6 pm with a service at 6 pm in the Thomas & Walter Quinn...
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Sally Crowley

October 27, 2013

Sally (Barnthouse) Crowley, 87 years old, died Oct. 27, 2013. She was born in Watervliet, NY and grew up in Albany, NY. She graduated from Vincentian Institute, the Catholic high school in Albany. She attended night classes at St. Rose College and went to work for GE, first in New York City and later in Schenectady. In 1953 she married John Crowley. They have three sons, John of Charlotte, NC,...
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William D. Gornostai

October 27, 2013

Gornostai, William D., 74, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Kent Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Irene C. (Patry) Gornostai for 52 years and a son of the late William and Susan (McDonald) Gornostai. He is survived by three children, Christine Cole, Patricia Liese and William Gornostai; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Michael...
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Joseph D. Coffey

October 26, 2013

Coffey, Joseph D., 25, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, October 26, 2013. Born in Warwick, he was the beloved son of Vincent M. Coffey and Kristine R. (Meinel) Coffey, RN; devoted and loving father of Juliana L. Medeiros-Coffey; devoted and loving brother of Jared R. Coffey and Jillian E. Coffey; grandson of Anna Rounds and the late Stephen and Barbara Meinel. He is also survived by many...
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Joseph E. Dwyer

October 24, 2013

Dwyer, Joseph E., 98, died Thursday, October 24, 2013. Beloved father of Mary Lou Dwyer, Thomas Dwyer, Patricia Ann Garlick and the late Michael Dwyer; brother of the late George Dwyer and Agnes Finnegan. Also survived by 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday 9-10 AM in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial at...
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Paul Theresa McGinn

October 22, 2013

Paul V. McGinn, (87) and his beloved wife of 59 years, Theresa Y. (Paradis) McGinn (81), passed away accidently Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Ft. Myers, FL. Paul was born in Providence, a son of the late John J. and Pauline (Feeney) McGinn. He was a WWII Army Veteran and worked as letter carrier for the US Postal Service for over 25 years before retiring in 1989 as a supervisor. Paul loved to play...
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Maria DaSilva

October 21, 2013

Maria DaSilva, 92, of Sandy Lane passed away, Monday, October 21, 2013 at the East Gate Nursing Home in East Providence. She was the wife of the late Manuel DaSilva and a daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Medeiros. Maria was the beloved mother of Ana Gasior, Antero DaSilva, Abel DaSilva, Andre DaSilva She was the loving grandmother of Joseph, Ryan, Kerri, Melisa and David. Her funeral will be...
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Eleanor A. Cannon

October 21, 2013

Cannon, Eleanor A. (Jolls), 80, died Monday, October 21, 2013. She was the wife of the late Earle J. Cannon and a daughter of the late Joseph and Theresa (Falvey) Jolls. Mrs. Cannon was a secretary for the late Dr. Joseph Barrett in Warwick for many years. She had received a degree in early childhood development from RI Junior College and had worked at the former Childreach. She cherished...
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Victor E. Abbruzzese

October 21, 2013

Victor E. Abbruzzese, 84, passed away suddenly at home Monday, October 21, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Jeanne L. (McElvain) Abbruzzese. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Anthony and Mariannina (Mazzarella) Abbruzzese. Mr. Abbruzzese was a home builder for the former Abbruzzi Builders and owner and administrator of the former Diamond Hill Nursing Center. He was an army veteran...
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William B. Ryder

October 20, 2013

Ryder, William B., 61, a retired general contractor, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Debra A. (Furtado) Ryder and the son of the late Charles and Laurece (Bruce) Ryder. Bill was the loving father of Shane T. Ryder and his wife, Michelle, and devoted grandfather of Tanner Ryder. He was the brother of the late Brenda Ryder. He is also survived by many nieces...
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James Higgins

October 18, 2013

Higgins, James F., 52, of Warwick Avenue, a retired laborer, passed away Friday October 18, 2013 at home. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late James R and Elizabeth J Markey Higgins; brother of Dennis W Higgins and Mary Beth Higgins. Relatives and friends are invited to a funeral service on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 11 am in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave.
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Barbara E. Byrnes

October 17, 2013

Barbara E. Byrnes, 90, died peacefully on October 17, 2013. She was the wife of the late Joseph T. Byrnes. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Helen (Bennett) Shaw. She has been a lifelong resident of Rhode Island, living in North Kingstown for the last 40 years. She was a communicant and active member of Christ the King Church in Kingston. Barbara was a loving...
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Clarice A. Flori

October 16, 2013

Flori, Clarice A. (Leuzzi), 92, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Home & Hospice Care of RI. She was the wife of the late Romeo Flori for 62 years and a daughter of the late Orlando and Marie (Ciaburri) Leuzzi. Clarice was a communicant of St. Timothy Church. She was the mother of the late Richard Flori and Dennis Flori; sister of Glen Leuzzi and Rom Leuzzi and Dolores Martarano and...
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Edward C. Ponte

October 16, 2013

Edward C. Ponte, 69, of Wood Street, Providence, a retired horse trainer for the Mounted Command Unit, Providence Police Department, passed away, Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at RI Hospital. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Angelo Ponte and the Marie J. (Cerbo) Ponte-Cabeceiras. He was a US Air Force Vietnam veteran. Mr. Ponte was a horse trainer for B.A. Dario, the former Lincoln...
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Kathleen A. Reardon

October 14, 2013

Kathleen A. (Nickerson) Reardon, 65, passed away Monday, October 14, 2013 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Stuart S. Reardon, Jr. for 45 years. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Norman and Loretta (Duhamel) Nickerson. Mrs. Reardon taught ceramics in Smithfield for 20 years and was a clerk at Walmart for many years. She lived in Foster/Glocester for...
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Joseph Palumbo

October 14, 2013

Palumbo, Joseph, 90, passed away Monday, October 14, 2013. He was the beloved husband for 66 years of the late Mary E. (Mignacca) Palumbo. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Salvatore and Maria (Valenti) Palumbo. A retired federal worker for 11 years at Davisville Seabee Center and 10 years at Quonset Naval Air Station, he also worked for the state of RI for 14 years in various...
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Concetta I. Silvestro

October 14, 2013

Concetta I. Silvestro, 63, of Hatchery Road, North Kingstown, passed away Monday, October 14, 2013 at Kent Hospital. Born in Providence, she was a beloved daughter of Tina (DiFiore) Silvestro and the late Michael R. Silvestro; sister of Lisa S. Holley and her husband, David; and the late Michael J. Silvestro; aunt of Christina, Jennifer, James and Mickayla; great aunt of Sophie, Jasmine and Gage...
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Ruth M. Miller

October 14, 2013

Ruth M. Miller (Towns), 81, of Vineyard Road, a retired school teacher for the Warwick School Department passed away Monday, October 14, 2013 at the Sunnyview Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of Donald C. Miller and a daughter of the late Leon and Alice (Glover) Towns. Ruth was the loving mother of Richard L. Miller, Robert E. Miller and Randall T. Miller; devoted grandmother of Marianne,...
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John W. McClain

October 13, 2013

John Walter McClain died peacefully Sunday in Wakefield, R.I., surrounded by family. He was 87 years old. He was born May 23, 1926, in Cincinnati, Ohio, son of Anna Carberry Staunton McClain and John Walter McClain. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II, helping operate sawmills in New Guinea. After the war, he attended Vanderbilt University on the GI Bill. He...
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Randall F. Mancini

October 12, 2013

Randall F. Mancini passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Born in Providence, son of Francis Mancini Sr. of Agawam, Ma, and the late Barbara (Dello Iacono) Miller, he had been a resident of Warwick for most of his life. Randy was a marketing manager for 20 years. He was an avid sports fan and loved the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox. He leaves behind his sisters Lisa Miller of...
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Joyce W. Bryant

October 11, 2013

Bryant, Joyce W, 82, who worked with her son at Wyoming Fruit and Vegetable, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013 at Kent County Hospital. She was the wife of the late Keith B. Bryant. Born in Maine, she was the daughter of the late Dana and Dorothy (Smith) Withee. She was the loving mother of Scott Bryant of Warwick, Bruce Bryant of Hope Valley, Dana Bryant of Warwick, Denise Bonang of Warwick,...
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Thomas G. Scott, Sr.

October 11, 2013

Scott, Thomas G., Sr. "Jerry", 78, of Winthrop Rd, the owner and operator of the former Arnold Bakery Outlet and a manager for the former First National Super Market, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013, at RI Hospital. Born in Cranston, he was the son of the late John J. and Eleanor (Glenn) Scott. Jerry was the beloved husband of Harriet R. (Moran) Scott and loving father of Thomas G. Scott,...
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Stephan J. Isaac

October 9, 2013

Stephan J. (Jan) Isaac, the eldest of three Isaac sons, was born on March 7, 1963, in London, England. Very reserved and polite, Stephan was a typical English boy. With his parents, Edel and Charles, they moved to the States in 1969, first to Fairchild Air Force Base, in Spokane, Washington, and then to Wright Patterson Air Force Base, in Dayton, Ohio. In Ohio, Stephan became older brother to...
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John R. King

October 8, 2013

John R. King, 83, a Harmony, RI resident for over 40 years, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Maureen (Foley) King. He was born in Whitinsville, MA, a son of the late Thomas and Blanche (McEndy) King. Mr. King graduated from Woonsocket High School in 1947, The University of Rhode Island in 1951 and Boston College Graduate School. He served as a Lieutenant in the...
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Robert A. Carson

October 8, 2013

Carson, Robert A., 79, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013. He was the husband of Linna S. (Rowan) Buono-Carson and son of the late William and Marion (Petit) Carson. Mr. Carson was owner of Apex Builders for over 40 years and a driver for Airport Taxi for 25 years. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean war. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Robert Carson; two daughters...
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Daniel J. Donovan

October 8, 2013

Donovan, Daniel J., 66, a Professor of Paralegal Studies and Criminal Justice at CCRI for 28 years, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at RI Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Marie A. (Lazzareschi) Donovan and son of the late Andrew R. and Dorothy D. (Duff) Donovan. He was a 1969 graduate of Villanova University and received his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law in...
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Thomas H. Taylor

October 5, 2013

Taylor, Thomas H., 63, of Greenwich Ave, Warwick, a photo lab technician for CVS, owner/operator of the former Taylor Precision Casting, and stockbroker, passed away Saturday, October 05, 2013, at home. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Howard W. and Virginia (Troy) Taylor and brother of James H. Taylor. Thomas was the beloved father of Briana D. Taylor, Zachary R. Taylor and Kaitlyn B...
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Gertrude E. Beaufort

October 5, 2013

Beaufort, Gertrude E., 92, died Saturday, October 5, 2013. She was the wife of the late Oscar R. Beaufort and daughter of the late Raymond and Rose (Farrell) Wickham. Mrs. Beaufort was a office manager at Peerless in the Warwick Mall, retiring in 1984. She was a communicant of St. Clement Church and member of JONAH. She was the beloved mother of Susan G. Asay (Warren "Mike") and Richard O....
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Timothy P. Albies

October 4, 2013

Albies, Timothy P., 44, died unexpectedly Friday, October 4, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Patricia A. (Rice) Albies and the devoted father of Krystal Ann Albies. A lifelong resident of Warwick, he was the son of Janet E. (Fleming) Albies and the late Thomas P. Albies. Timothy was employed with Toray Plastics in North Kingstown where he had worked in environmental compliance as a ISO...
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Teresa M. Murphy

October 3, 2013

Murphy, Teresa M. (Sweeney), formerly of Cranston, daughter of the late James F. and Anne M. (Horan) Sweeney, peacefully passed away on October 3. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Murphy, Jr., who was the love of her life, as were her children. She is survived by her daughters, Karen A. Lacrosse of VA, Ann M. Murphy of Warwick, Janet M. Stark of North Smithfield and her sons, James F....
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William T. Young

October 2, 2013

Young, William T., 86, of North Kingstown, passed away October 2, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband for 28 years to Mary Ann (Baxter)Stevens-Young. Born in Cranston, he was a son of the late John and Marie Young. Mr. Young was a real estate broker for 50 years. He was the broker owner of Young Realty, Inc. in North Kingstown before retiring. Previously...
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David E. Munson

October 2, 2013

David E. Munson, 71, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013. Born in Providence, a son of the late Ralph W. and Doris (Hewett) Munson, he had been a resident of Warwick for most of his life. David had been a self-employed shell fisherman for over 50 years. He was the brother of Marjorie Pike-Brasier and Meredith Stevens, both of Warwick and the late Barbara Walton. A funeral service will be held...
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John S. Greenwood

October 1, 2013

Greenwood, John S., 86, died October 1, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Joyce M. (Poulin) Greenwood and son of the late John S. and Ella (Anderson) Greenwood. Mr. Greenwood was employed as a painter and a former pharmaceutical salesman. He had served in the US Navy during WWII. He was the beloved father of John S. Jr. (Gina), Glen F. and Mark R. (Aje) Greenwood; grandfather of Amy Page...
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Frances Oliver

September 30, 2013

Frances "Fritz" Oliver, 86, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully Monday, September 30, 2013. She was the wife of the late George Oliver. Born in Greensboro, NC, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Cornelia Yow. Fritz graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in Designing. She married the late George T. Oliver and they moved to the island of Okinawa in the Pacific...
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David C. Lacy

September 28, 2013

Lacy, David C., 52, an employee for Anvil International, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013 at home. He was the beloved son of Ruth D. Berry and the late Richard Lacy; stepson of Kenneth A. Berry; loving brother of Cheryl A. Pennoyer and her husband, Jim; Kathleen M. Chamberlain and her husband, Nippy; Dianne R. Hutchings and her husband, Russel, Christine L. Desillier and her husband, Tom...
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John Ricci

September 27, 2013

Ricci, John, 79, died Friday, September 27, 2013. He was the beloved husband for 55 years of Eileen A. (Wilkins) Ricci. Born in Providence, a son of the late Felix and Adaline Ricci, he had been a resident of Warwick since 1972. Mr. Ricci was a heavy machine operator and had been employed with J. Perri & Sons in Warwick and the former Genever Brothers. He was very active in the West Shore...
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Helen M. Guglielmo

September 25, 2013

Helen Margaret Guglielmo, 86, passed away peacefully on September 25, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, where she received professional and compassionate care. Born in Providence to the late Lawrence and Ellen (Monigan) Fitzgerald, she was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Guglielmo, and three younger brothers. Helen is survived by her daughter Sharon Guglielmo, of North Smithfield....
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Walter F. Ryan, Sr.

September 24, 2013

Walter F. Ryan, Sr., 81, of Warner Brook Drive, a retired truck driver, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at home. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Walter and Josephine (Sullivan) Ryan; beloved father of Patricia R. Halliday, Walter F. Ryan, Jr., Kathleen M. Strojny, Joyce K. Sullivan and Michael J. Ryan; loving grandfather of Jessica, Stephen, Emily, Jonathan, Joshua, Liam,...
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Hope S. Ayotte

September 20, 2013

Hope S. Ayotte, 87, died Friday, September 20, 2013. She was the wife of the late Edward E. Ayotte, Jr. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Albert and Hortense (Conway) Yetman, she had been a resident in Warwick for 58 years. Mrs. Ayotte had worked at the Warwick Shoppers World, Weintraub's and as a lunch aide at Scott School in Warwick. She is survived by three daughters, Kathie R....
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James R. Hall

September 19, 2013

James Robert Hall, 61, of North Kingstown, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Lynda J. (Thompson) Hall for thirty-seven years. Born in Newport, he was the son of Katherine M. (Windley) Hall of Phoenix, AZ and the late Robert J. Hall. He was a US Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. Jim was a correctional officer at the ACI for thirty-five years. He was...
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Catherine E. Spagnolo

September 17, 2013

Catherine E. "Kitty" (Balasco) Spagnolo, of Cranston, Rhode Island passed away peacefully on her birthday September 17, 2013 at the Home and Hospice Center of RI surrounded by her children, grandchildren, brother, sisters-in-law, cousins and her five week old great granddaughter Penelope. As the foundation of our Italian clan, Kitty led a simple life dedicated to her husband and family, Catholic...
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Augustus P. Kern

September 16, 2013

Augustus P. Kern, 78, of Cranston, passed away Monday, September 16, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Theresa A. (Spicuzza) Kern for fifty-five years. Born in East Providence, he was a son of the late Augustus F. and Anna (Sullivan) Kern. He was a graduate of LaSalle Academy. He was a retired Sergeant with the US Army with 10 years of devoted service. After his service in the Army, he worked...
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Earl B. Jones, Jr.

September 16, 2013

Earl B. Jones, Jr., 79, of Laura Street, Providence, a retired laborer, passed away Monday, September 16, 2013 at Berkshire Place Nursing Home in Providence. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Earl B. Jones, Sr. and Myrtle W. (Hopkins) Patterson. Earl was the stepfather of Glenn White and brother of Eleanor R. Jackson; uncle of Andrew Jones, Leonard Jackson and Earl Jackson; great...
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Barbara A. Hadden

September 16, 2013

Barbara A. (Iacoi) Hadden peacefully passed away Monday, September 16, 2013 at Landmark Medical Center. She was 88. She was born on February 9, 1925 in Westerly, RI, the youngest of five first-generation American children of the late Giuseppe and Angelina (Celestino) Iacoi, hard-working immigrants from Calabria, Italy. Barbara was the sister of Sara (Iacoi) Serra, currently of Westerly, and of...
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Mary E. Palumbo

September 13, 2013

Palumbo, Mary E., (Mignacca), 87, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Palumbo. They were married in 1947. Born in North Providence, she was the daughter of the late Gaetano and Sadie (DeLicio) Mignacca. Mary was employed as a nurse's assistant for the former Lying In Hospital, now Women & Infants and assistant manager in the gift department in Ann & Hope...
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Raymond Larabee

November 18, 1948 - September 9, 2013

Raymond Larabee, 64, a shell fisherman and sheet metal worker passed away Monday, September 9, 2013 at the Greenwood Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was the beloved husband of Denise A. (Brayton) Larabee and a son of the late Bud and Alice (Mendlak) Larabee. Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Michael Larabee; one stepson, Robert Blanchette; one sister, Claire Voss and one...
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Paul E. Howard

September 8, 2013

Howard, Paul E., 52, a retired exterminator, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Denise M. (Papi) Howard and a son of Edward Howard and the late Mary (Gardner) Abbott; loving father of Erika L. Whyte and Nikole E. Papi; devoted grandfather of Kayla, Jazmin and Matthew; brother of Richard A. Howard, Henry T. Abbott, Carol J. Howard, Karleen M. Abbott and the late...
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Christine L. Cyr

September 8, 2013

Cyr, Christine, L., (Boostrom), 61, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Home & Hospice Care of RI. She was the wife of William L. Cyr, Jr. and a daughter of the late Sven and Nettie (Palmer) Boostrom. Christine was employed as a chef for New England Health Care at Women & Infants Hospital for 23 years. Besides her husband she is survived by two sons, Daniel and William Cyr; one brother,...
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Elva H. Burdett

September 8, 2013

Elva Holbrook Burdett, a dedicated member of the American Legion Auxiliary, died September 8, 2013. She was the wife of the late Charles Walter Burdett, Sr., and John W. Hanrahan. Mrs. Burdett was born in Bristol, May 26, 1922, on her mother's birthday. She was the daughter of the late Maude Newman Holbrook and Forrest Cameron Holbrook. She was a graduate of Colt Memorial High School and Miss...
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A. Vang

September 7, 2013


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Arthur J. Roux, Sr.

November 7, 1957 - September 7, 2013


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John J. Murphy

September 6, 2013

Murphy, John J., 57, the caretaker for the Tillinghast Estates in Barrington, passed away Friday, September 6, 2013 at home. He was the beloved father of Sean M. and Jared R. Murphy. Loving companion of Lisa M. Bennett. He was a son of the late John N. and Jane A. (McCaffrey) Murphy and brother of James P. and Jayne Murphy. His funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 AM in the Thomas &...
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Lois Dille

September 5, 2013

Dille, Lois M., (Baldwin), 91, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Brentwood Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late William F. Dille. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Elizabeth A. (Hume) Baldwin. Mrs. Dille was employed as a bookkeeper/secretary for Metlife Insurance Co. before retiring. She is survived by one son, Roger S. Dille; six...
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Marcus Thompson, Jr.

September 5, 2013

Marcus Thompson, Jr., 85, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Barbara O. (Coffin) Thompson. Born in Westerly, RI, he was a son of the late Marcus and Winifred (Hinchliffe) Thompson. Marcus graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in Textile Manufacturing. He worked at Worcester Company as purchasing agent and wool buyer for...
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Faith E. Moura

September 4, 2013

Faith E. Moura, 70, died Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Home & Hospice Care of RI. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Hartley and Diana (St. George) Morey. She was a teacher's assistant, Providence School Department. She leaves two daughters, Lisa A. Thomas of East Providence and Susan A. Rizzo of Glocester; two brothers, Hartley Morey and Wesley Morey, both of Florida; two...
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Rose E. Morris

September 3, 2013

Morris, Rose E. (Rivet), 86, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at home. She was the wife of the late James H. Morris Jr. and a daughter of the late Henry and Elma (Rondeau) Rivet. Mrs. Morris was formally employed for A & P and Brooks Pharmacy. She is survived by one son, James H. Morris III, E6 USN (Ret.) and his wife Marguerite, and one daughter, Dennise R. Cady; one brother Roland...
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Lesley C. Doonan

September 2, 2013

Lesley C. Doonan, 73, of Warwick and Sarasota, Florida died on September 2, 2013 at Miriam Hospital. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Ada L. Leavens and David W. Sullivan. Ms. Doonan was a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Rhode Island and the Child Find and Supervising Speech and Language Coordinator for the Cranston Schools until her retirement in 2008. She is...
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Mary Helen Chionchio

November 2, 1924 - September 1, 2013

Chionchio Mary H. "Grandear" (Henson) 88, passed peacefully surrounded by her family on September 1, 2013. Born in Florence, Alabama, wife of the late James L. Chionchio and daughter of the late Albert and Gertrude (Sneed) Henson. Beloved mother of James E. Chionchio and his wife Maria, Catherine G. Costantino and her partner Carol Patnaude, Lisa Corcelli and her husband Steven, Christina...
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Walter Joseph Hines

September 1, 2013

Walter Joseph Hines, 93, of North Kingstown and formerly of East Providence died on September 1, 2013. He was the husband of the late Marguerite Adams Hines and they had been married for 58 years until her death in 2005. Mr. Hines was employed at the Mobil Oil Company Refinery in East Providence for 43 years and he retired as a terminal supervisor in 1983. He was a veteran of the United...
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William R. Aptt II

August 31, 2013

Aptt, William R., II, 67, died Saturday, August 31, 2013. He was the husband of the late Diane L. (Mann) Aptt and son of the late William R. and Beverly (Burton) Aptt Sr. Mr. Aptt was the owner of Christys Associates Roofing Co. and Christys Flag Center in Warwick. He served with the U.S Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. He was the father of William R. Aptt III, Sonya P. Curti, Christine...
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Joan M. White

August 31, 2013

Joan Marie Best White was born on December 10, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the youngest child of the late Nora M. (Miller) Best and Delton A. Best, Sr. Joan was educated in the Philadelphia School System and graduated from Germantown High School. During her early years the family of Harold and Pearl Frazier were an intricate part of her life. She spent many significant moments with...
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Alroy R. Brown

August 31, 2013

Alroy R. Brown, 80, of Charlestown, passed away peacefully August 31, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Shirley L. (Byrom) Brown for fifty-eight years. Born in Cranston, he was the son of the late Alfred V. and Charlotte (Martin) Brown. Mr. Brown worked for RI Hospital Trust, Old Colony/Newport National Banks before retiring. He was a member of the Manchester...
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Edward Francis Brisson

December 22, 1922 - August 30, 2013

Brisson, Edward Francis of West Warwick and Boynton Beach Fl, passed away Friday August 30, 2013. He was the husband of the late Helen A. (Gannon) Brisson, son of the late Omer and Julianna (Plante) Brisson and father of the late Kevin Martin Brisson. He is survived by his sons, Robert Brisson, Steve, Kenneth and Richard Uth; grandchildren Marissa, Lindsey, and Olivia Brisson, Ricky, Dawn,...
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Pedro Figueroa

December 24, 1939 - August 28, 2013

Figueroa, Pedro, 73, died Wednesday, August 28, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Natalia Maria (Parra) Figueroa. Born in the Dominican Republic, he was a son of the late Marcelino and Francisca (Matias) Figueroa. He resided in New York before moving to Providence in 1980. He was the beloved father of Yolanda Baez, Victor Figueroa, Diana Figueroa, Dixon Figueroa, George Figueroa, Lucia...
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Charles T. O'Rourke

May 17, 1937 - August 27, 2013

O'Rourke, Charles T., 76, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Home & Hospice Care of RI. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret A (Mulvey) O'Rourke. Born in Providence, a son of the late Thomas and Ethel (Wilbur) O'Rourke, he had been a resident of the Smith Hill section of Providence before moving to Warwick. Mr. O'Rourke was a Korean War Army veteran and was employed as a tool...
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George J. Whittaker

August 26, 2013

Whittaker, George J., 83, died Monday, August 26, 2013. He was the husband of the late Jacqueline R. (Croft) Whittaker. Born in Providence, a son of the late George and Mary (Dutson) Whittaker, he resided in Warwick before moving to Coventry 10 years ago. Mr. Whittaker was a tool and die maker and worked at Speidel and Tiffany, retiring in 1985. A US Navy veteran, he served during the...
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Kasyl J. Ilarraza

August 24, 2013

Kasyl J. "Kaz" Ilarraza, 48, of North Kingstown, died Saturday, August 24, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Tammy (Izzo) Ilarraza for twenty-eight years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Catherine Jo (McNabb) Ilarraza. Kaz worked for Roger William Park Zoo for several years. He was a member of the North Kingstown Men's Softball League. He was a Boston Bruins and New England...
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James E. Farrell

August 24, 2013

Farrell, James E., 52, died Saturday, August 24, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Lori L. (Beaudry) Farrell and son of Janet M. (Conroy) Farrell and the late Henry J. Farrell. Jim was employed in the maintenance department of the Warwick School Dept. for the past 25 years. He loved nature, camping and traveling with his wife. He was the father of James F. Farrell, Justin H. Farrell, and...
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Elaine Riendeau

August 21, 2013

Elaine Riendeau, 72, of Lincoln, RI passed away Monday, August 19, 2013 at Roberts Home & Health Center. She was the mother of the late Mark Riendeau and sister of the late Patricia Azevedo. She is survived by her sister, Gloria Willey of Wilmington, D.L. Daughter: Renee Hampshire of Exeter, RI. She was also the beloved grandmother of Chelsea E. Hampshire of San Rafael, CA, Meghan A. Hampshire...
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Daniel C. Bresnahan

August 16, 2013

Bresnahan, Daniel C., 52, of Exeter and Narragansett, passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 16, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Lee A. (Selwyn) Bresnahan for 25 years. He was the son of the late Charles F. and Margaret A. (Grady) Bresnahan; loving father of Megan E. and Tyler C. Bresnahan; brother of Mary Lou Bresnahan-McRae and her husband, Dr. Robert McRae. He is also survived by 12...
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Pierena DiGregorio

August 15, 2013

DiGregorio, Pierena (Carbone) "Perri", 90, a floral designer, died Thursday, August 15, 2013. She was the beloved husband of the late Domenic "Dom" DiGregorio and a daughter of the late Antonio and Marie (Rambini) Carbone. An avid golfer, she was a member of the Quidnessett Country Club for forty years and a member of the Pilgrim Senior Center. She is survived by four sons, Michael (Linda),...
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Mildred C. Dexter

August 13, 2013

Dexter, Mildred C., 67, a retired certified nursing assistant, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at the Greenwood Center. She was the wife of the late Arthur R. Dexter and the daughter of Cora M. (Jackman) Walsh and the late Leroy E. Waterman. She was the loving mother of Scott R. Dexter and his wife, Kristen; devoted grandmother of Alexander A. Dexter and brother of Robert Waterman and...
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Doris R. MacDonald

August 13, 2013

MacDonald, Doris R., (Fishlock), 101, a retired clerk for the State of RI, passed away August 13, 2013 at RI Hospital. She was the wife of the late Ronald MacDonald and a daughter of the late Howard and Margaret (Wilson) Fishlock. Doris was a member of the Edgewood Congregational Church. She is survived by one daughter, Elaine Johnson; four granddaughters, Deborah Davis, Pamela Craig, Karlene...
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Bonnie E. McCarthy

August 12, 2013

McCarthy, Bonnie E.,(Gibson), 67, passed away at home of cancer on August 12, 2013. She was the beloved wife of David A. McCarthy for 44 years. Born in Los Angeles, CA, and raised in Glastonbury, CT, Bonnie was the daughter of the late Warren F. and Lucy E. (Chapin) Gibson, Sr.; loving mother of Brian D. McCarthy of Baltimore, MD and Neil T. McCarthy and his wife, Laura, of Berlin, CT; devoted...
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Martin E. Potter

August 11, 2013

Martin E. Potter, 53, of North Kingstown, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 in Grand Rapids, MI. Born in South Kingstown, he was a son of the late Edward M., Sr. and Evelyn G. (Walmsley) Potter. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed listening to Blues music. He leaves six children, Linda Montgomery of North Kingstown, Angela Carpenzano of West Warwick, Evelyn Potter, Martin Potter, Jr., Horizon...
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Thomas A. Johnston

August 11, 2013

Johnston, Thomas A., 86, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 at Miriam Hospital. Born in Warwick, he was a son of the late Robert T. and Margaret L. (Kelley) Johnston. Mr. Johnston was employed as a truck driver for Monahan Trucking and Yellow Freight Trucking for 35 years before retiring in 1991. He was a WWII Navy veteran and a Korean War Army veteran. Mr. Johnston was a member of the Wm....
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Marie E. Gaglione

August 10, 2013

Gaglione, Marie E., (Corrente), 82, died Saturday, August 10. She was the wife of the late Anthony Gaglione, Sr. A life-long resident of East Providence, she was a daughter of the late Guiseppi and Edith (Teolis) Corrente. Mrs. Gaglione had been a realtor for 30 years. A communicant of St. Martha Church, she was a member of the Rosary and Altar Society for over 40 years and was serving on...
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Doris F. Bradford

August 10, 2013

Bradford, Doris F., (Feltham), 83, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013 at Kent Hospital. She was the wife of the late Donald W. Bradford and a daughter of the late Walter Feltham and Gertrude E. (Maher) Parenteau. Doris was the beloved mother of Stephen A., Raymond R., Charles F., Robert J., Darlene F., Doris F. Bradford, Kathryn E. Abiri, Robin J. Pierce and the late Donald W. Bradford, II. ...
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John LaRose

August 7, 2013

LaRose, John, 75, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Landmark Medical Center with his family by his side. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John and Viola (Smith) LaRose. John was employed in accounting at the Raytheon Corp. for many years before retiring. He is survived by two daughters, Karen Sylvia and Susan LaRose; two brothers, Raymond LaRose and Howard LaRose; three...
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Gerard R. Barrette

August 5, 2013

Barrette, Gerard "Gerry" Raymond 78, born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island died on August 5, 2013. He was the son of the late Noe and Irene (Proulx) Barrette. Formally of Jamestown, Rhode Island currently residing in Port St. Lucie, Florida with his beloved wife of 55 years Annette (Boisseau) Barrette. Gerry attended trade school (1951), Brown University (1956), and the International Corresponding...
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Marjorie E. Holland

August 2, 2013

Holland, Marjorie E. (Miller) "Snooky", 69, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013, at the Riverview Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of Harry M. Holland, Sr. and a daughter of the late Phillip J. and Marjorie E. (Kent) Miller. Marjorie was the loving mother of Harry M. Holland, Jr. and Wayne A. Holland. Devoted grandmother of Jesse and Shawn Holland and sister of James, Steven, David, Lynn...
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Anthony S. Evangelista, Sr.

August 2, 2013

Evangelista, Anthony S., Sr., 73, an accomplished musician, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at the Miriam Hospital. He was the husband of the late Geraldine M. (Pullano) Evangelista and a son of the late Antonio and Anna (Izzo) Evangelista. Anthony was the beloved father of Jamie L. Webber and the late Anthony S. Evangelista, Jr. Devoted grandfather of Joshua, Stephanie and Jacob Webber. ...
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Virginia A. Allamby-Bateman, R.N.

August 2, 2013

Bateman-Allamby, Virginia A. RN, 82, died August 2, 2013. She was the wife of the late Ralph Bateman and the late Robert Allamby and daughter of the late William and Alice (Johnson) Gay. Ginny was a registered nurse and had worked at St. Joseph Hospital and Visiting Nurses of South County. She graduated from RI Jr. College in 1973 with her LPN and in 1985 graduated first in her class with...
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Stephen M. Castellucci

July 31, 2013

Castellucci, Stephen M., 61, of Cranston died on July 31 after a prolonged illness. He was the son of Mary Castellucci, who preceded him in death. Steve leaves behind his sister, Susan Moniz and her husband, Grant; his niece and goddaughter, Kristy Hogan and his nephew, TJ Boudreau, and their families, all of Exeter. Steve was also the fiancé of Sandy Murray of Coventry. Relatives and...
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Mildred C. Parker

July 30, 2013

Mildred C. (Brush) Parker, 85, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late George D. and Elsie L. (Bailey) Brush. Mildred was an executive secretary at St. Joseph Hospital for over 20 years before retiring. She lived in Smithfield for over 70 years and enjoyed the Smithfield Senior Center, arts and crafts, travel and playing cards. Of all the things in life, she...
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Daniel Barboza

July 28, 2013

Barboza, Daniel, Sr., 82, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013 at RI Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Ellen M. (Robitaille) Barboza and a son of the late Manuel J. and Mary (Cabral) Barboza; loving father of Ellie M. Dunlap, Denise Barboza, Robin A. Mirollo, Richard F. Barboza, Rosemarie Goodwin and the late Daniel Barboza, Jr.; devoted grandfather of Michael, David, Christopher and Ryan. ...
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David H. Rogers

July 27, 2013

Rogers, David H., 81, of Warwick, died at the RI Veteran's Home on July 27, 2013. He was the husband of Judith (Bennett) Rogers and son of the late Herbert and Jane (Coyne) Rogers. David was a 1950 graduate of Cranston High School. A veteran of the Korean War, he received the Army's Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 43. ...
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Geir Monsen

July 27, 2013

Geir Monsen, 62, of North Kingstown, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Linda M. (Spas) Herard Monsen. Born in Norway, he was the son of Karin (Andersen) Monsen of Norway and the late Svein Monsen. Geir was the co-founder of Seafreeze, Ltd. of North Kingstown. He was an avid sailor. Besides his wife, he leaves a son, Eirik Monsen and his wife Jennifer of Norton,...
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Ryan J. Partridge

July 27, 2013

Partridge, Ryan J., 25, died Saturday, July 27, 2013. Born in Warwick, a son of Paul Partridge and Maureen L. (Lanoie) Nadeau and stepson of William H. Nadeau, he resided in Coventry before moving to West Greenwich. He graduated from Coventry High School and New England Technical Institute. He was employed at Fleet Master in Providence and had his own auto repair business. Ryan had a...
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Edward H. Fenton

July 27, 2013

Edward H. "Ed" Fenton, 93, of Simpsonville, SC and formerly of West Warwick, and Providence, RI died Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Riverview Hospital, Red Bank, NJ after a long and courageous battle with cancer. His last event was the Memorial Day services in Shrewsbury, NJ when he proudly wore his Marine Corp League uniform. He resided at Brandywine Assisted Living in Shrewsbury, NJ for the last...
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Jeanne M. Mehmed

July 26, 2013

Jeanne M. Mehmed, 81, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013. Born in New York City, she was a daughter of the late Jamel and Anna (Miller) Mehmed and has been a Warwick resident for many years. Jeanne was employed as a writer for many years and was a US Air Force veteran. She is survived by a cousin, Dorothy Thoreson. She was the sister of the late Marion DiVeglio, James Mehmed and Donald Mehmed....
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Joseph Berthelot

July 25, 2013

Joseph R. "Rich" Berthelot, 82, of Jamestown passed away peacefully Thursday, July 25, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Mary (McManus) Berthelot . Born in New York, NY, he was a son of the late Albert A. and Victorienne (LaViolette) Berthelot. He was a US Marine Corps Veteran serving in the Korean War and attended Georgia Tech. Richard flew for...
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Florence M. Charpentier

July 23, 2013

Florence M. Charpentier, 50, passed away Tuesday July 23, 2013 after a courageous 3 year battle with leukemia. She was born in Woonsocket, a loving daughter of Louise C. (Barber) Charpentier of Chepachet and the late Roger V. Charpentier. Flo worked as a picker for the CVS Corporation in Woonsocket for 12 years before retiring due to illness. She lived in Harrisville for many years before moving...
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Leo D. Caron

July 22, 2013

Caron, Leo D. "Lee", 80, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at home. He was the beloved husband of Jane C. (Ebert) Caron for 34 years and a son of the late Leo D. and Vilida (Charpentier) Caron. He was the father of Wayne Caron, Annmarie Caron-Steinhauer, and Donna Johnson; stepfather of Jeffrey Condon, Glenn Condon, Sean Condon, Eileen Smith, Lori Kelly and Nancy Mays; brother of Lori Hayes and...
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Agnes Sharrocks

July 21, 2013

Agnes M. (Higgins) Sharrocks, 90 of Warwick , passed away at her home July 21 , 2013 . Agnes was the wife of the late James P. Sharrocks . Born in Providence , she was the daughter of the late James and Margaret (Cummiskey) Higgins . She was the mother of Joan Barrette (John) , the late John Sharrocks, Janie DesJarlais, Jacqueline LaFazia (Al) , Judy Sharrocks, and Janet Verrier(Jimmy) . She...
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Arthur R. Mossman

July 19, 2013

Arthur R. Mossman, 68, a supervisor for Amtrak for many years before retiring, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013, at Kent Hospital. Born in Providence, he was a son of Esther (Grinnell) Mossman and the late Dennis Mossman. Besides his mother, he is survived by five children, Donna Croll and her husband David, Arthur Mossman, Jr., Richard Mossman, Danielle Mossman, and Dylan Ruggieri; four...
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