April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Obituaries

Catherine C. “Mima” Waradzin, 81, of Middletown

 Catherine C. “Mima” Waradzin, 81, of Middletown, passed away March 27, 2014. A celebration of her life will be held May 4 from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. at her daughter’s home in Saunderstown. More...

Felix A. Petrarca Jr., 70, of Portsmouth

Felix A. Petrarca Jr., 70, of Portsmouth, passed away peacefully at home on March 30, 2014 after a long illness. He was the owner and founder of the New Bedford Antiques Company prior to his retirement. More...

Dorothy A. (MacDougall) Burgess, 90, of Middletown,

passed away April 6, 2014 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late George J. Burgess. She leaves behind her children Joanne McDonough of Middletown; James Burgess and his wife Diana of Middletown; and Mary Ellen Vericker of Watertown, Mass. More...

Barbara “Bobbie” P. (Cohen) Helmbrecht, 73, of Middletown,

passed away on April 7, 2014 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. She was the wife of Bob Helmbrecht. A service will be held at Temple Shalom, 223 Valley Rd., Middletown on Thursday, April 10 at 11 a.m. More...

Mildred J. (Marone) Naspo, 89,

of Middletown, passed away April 1, 2014 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late George Naspo. Memorial services will be held at a later date. More...

Dr. Frederick Arthur Peirce Jr.

Dr. Frederick Arthur Peirce Jr., 89, of Newport, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Forest Farm Health Care Center. He was the husband of Jeanne (Cournoyer) Peirce. He was born in Hackensack, N.J. on Dec. More...

Joanne Marie “Jan” (Gavic) Vienne, 64, of Newport

 Joanne Marie “Jan” (Gavic) Vienne, 64, of Newport, passed away April 2, 2014 at home surrounded by family. She was the wife of Jean- Michel Vienne. She taught in Newport Public Schools for 29 years.   More...

Gamil K. Hanna, 63,

of Portsmouth, passed away April 2, 2014, at home surrounded by family. He was the husband of Ferial (Kamel) Hanna. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary and St. Mena Coptic Orthodox Church, 8 Pendleton St., Cranston, RI 02920.   More...

David L. Hallman, 70,

of Newport, passed away April 5, 2014 surrounded by his family after a five-year battle with lung cancer. He was the husband of Donna Graff Hallman and a Newport firefighter for 26 years. More...