April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Obituaries

Vincent J. Arnold, 83,

of Middletown, passed away peacefully at Newport Hospital on April 14, 2014 following a period of declining health. He was the husband of the late Joan Christman Arnold. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in the Korean Conflict. More...

Zelda G. Fisher, 87

of Portsmouth, passed away April 9, 2014 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late Barnett I. Fisher. She is survived by her two sons, Alan and his wife Christine Fisher, and Paul and his wife Lisa Fisher, all of Portsmouth. More...

Michael Henry LaBonte, 69,

of Middletown, passed away April 10, 2014 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Marion (Jordan) LaBonte. Donations in his memory may be made to Hasbro Children’s Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903.   More...

Harriet Elizabeth (Perkins) McCaffrey, 94, of Middletown,

passed away April 9, 2014 at Grand Islander Center. She was the wife of the late Albert Joseph McCaffrey. She is survived by her sons, Dr. Charles Francis McCaffrey and his wife Diane of Portsmouth, Dr. More...

The Reverend Michael Stafford, 82, a monk of Portsmouth Abbey,

passed away Wednesday morning, April 9, 2014, at Mount Saint Rita in Cumberland. He joined the monastery of Portsmouth Priory (as it was then called) in 1952. In 1970 he joined the U.S. Army as a chaplain, and served in Germany and Korea. More...

Albert E. Walker, 51,

of Middletown, passed away April 11, 2014 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Eileen L. (Paiva) Walker. He was a letter carrier for the Middletown Post Office for the last 27 years. More...

Nuala O’Donnell Pell, 89,

passed away peacefully on April 13, 2014 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late United States Senator Claiborne Pell, whom she married in 1944. More...

Karen E. (Culipher) Benvenuto, 59, of Middletown, passed away

April 14, 2014 surrounded by family. She was the wife of Anthony Benvenuto. More...

John C. Gebski, 70,

of Portsmouth, passed away April 10, 2014 at home. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and served in the Vietnam War. Donations in his memory may be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Suite 745, Boston, MA 02215.   More...

Mary Victoria (Perry) Dormoy Lawton, 101, formerly of Middletown,

passed away April 8, 2014 at St. Clare Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late Roger J. Dormoy and the late Harry Lawton. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Clare Home Building Fund, 309 Spring St., Newport, RI 02840.   More...

Mary Madeline Souza, 83,

of Portsmouth, passed away April 11, 2014 at home. She was the wife of Bill Souza. She also leaves behind her children, Henry Dees of Middletown, Heather Cosimini of Portsmouth, and Margie Silva of Bristol. More...

Mary Margaret (Clarke) Sullivan, 95, of Newport, passed away

April 11, 2014. She was the wife of the late William Henry Sullivan. She is survived by her son, William H. More...

Mildred E. “Millie” (Jackson) Ward, 84, of Newport, passed

away April 13, 2014 at Grand Islander Nursing Home, Middletown. She was the wife of Francis B. Ward. She also leaves behind her daughter Susan Spring and her husband Peter, of Portsmouth. A private graveside service will be held in Trinity Cemetery. More...