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“Roy was one of the finest gentlemen I have met. His dedication to the Navy League and in helping others will be sorely missed. Mike Slein ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Mike Slein - middletown, RI

“I was saddened to learn of Roy's passing as I had the great pleasure of working with him for a long period of time at NUWC. He was the consummate...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Jay Waller - Wakefield, RI

“Rose, Louise and I are both sorry to read about Roy's passing. We were friends at Wanumetonomy and I also have fond memories of after work get...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: George Monast - Port St. Lucie, FL

“Dear Rose and Children, I am one who goes "way back" with Roy as a contractor at NUWC and more recently serving on the Navy League Board with Roy. ...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Al Nannini - Newport, RI

“Roy was a great engineer and manager at NUWC who always did his job with great competence and integrity ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mike Fenton - Middletown, RI

“Rose,I don't know if you remember us from Wanumetonomy but Mary and I send our condolences to you.We've lived in Florida for 7 years and haven't...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jay Fitzgerald - Lehigh Acres, FL

“Dad, we all miss you. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Ron Fitzherbert - Bluewater, NM

“Very good neighbor to my mother for the past twenty years and very attentive to her the last years she was in her home. The Dill family appreciates...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Elizabeth Dill - NH

“Very sorry to hear of Roy's passing. We worked together for many years at NUWC and we communicated frquently via EMAIL when we both retired. He was a...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Jim Medeiros - Westport, MA


Newport, RI - Roy Atwood Fitzherbert, 70, of 5 Marsh Street, Newport, RI, died Thursday, December 16, 2011 at Newport Hospital, Newport, RI He was the husband of Rose Josephine (Vasconi) Fitzherbert. Born in Lancaster, PA on April 15, 1941, he was the son of the late Atwood Clayton and Anitra (Easton) Fitzherbert. Mr. Fitzherbert worked as an electrical engineer for the Federal Civil Service at NUWC as a branch head in the Submarine Combat Systems Department. He was a member of Wanumetonomy Golf and Country Club. Besides his of 7 years, he is survived by his sons John and Ron Fitzherbert. A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2011, at 11:00am, in the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport. Burial will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to American Cancer Society of Rhode Island, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886.

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