May 8, 2014 RSS feed / Obituaries

Manuel Joseph Baptista, 95,

passed away May 2, 2014, at the Heatherwood Nursing Home, Newport. He was the husband of the late Marion Rose Baptista. More...

Brenda Lee (Davis) Lawrence, 72,

of Portsmouth, passed away May 2, 2014, at home. She was the wife of Kenneth Lawrence. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society of Rhode Island, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886.   More...

Karen (Lopes) Ripa, 47,

of Middletown, passed away April 29, 2014 at Newport Hospital surrounded by her family and friends. She leaves behind her children, Ashley, Andrew and Allison Ripa. More...

Catherine Ann (Russo) Martens,

86, of Portsmouth, passed away April 29, 2014, at home. She was the wife of the late Charles F. Martens, Jr. She leaves behind her son Gary Martens, and her daughters Diane Anderson and Marion Baird of Portsmouth. More...

Jose S. Salas, 51,

passed away unexpectedly in Wellington, New Zealand on April 30, 2014. He had just completed his dream of visiting all seven continents. More...

Charles Yarbrough Duncan Jr., 79, of 25 Third St., Newport,

passed away on Monday, May 5, 2014, at Newport Hospital. He was the partner for the last 19 years of Rita Rogers of Newport. Born in Louisville, Ky. on Aug. 5, 1934, he was the son of the late Charles Y. Duncan Sr. More...

Joseph F. DeCosta, 89,

of Middletown, passed away April 30, 2014 at Charlton Hospital in Fall River, Mass. He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of World War II. Donations in his memory may be made to the Vasco Da Gama Holy Ghost Society, 15 Fenner Ave., Newport, RI 02840. More...

Harriet Isabel (Bennett) Lemieux, 63, of Newport, passed

away April 30, 2014, at Newport Hospital. She leaves behind her children, Edward Cayton of Ft. Polk, LA, Robert Cayton, Lisa Hill, and Debra Lemieux all of Newport. More...

Angelina “Ann” P. DeCotis Martellino, 106, of Newport, passed

away May 2, 2014, at home. She was the wife of the late Paul A. Martellino. Donations in her memory may be made to Visiting Nurse Service Hospice of Newport and Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Rd., Portsmouth, RI 02871.   More...

Scott Potter, 52,

of Newport, passed away April 30, 2014, at Newport Hospital after a brief battle with cancer. He was the owner and operator of Viking Marine in Portsmouth. A memorial will be held at a future date.   More...

Deborah L. (Vierra) Williams, 64,

of Middletown, passed away May 5, 2014, surrounded by her family at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of Richard Williams. She leaves behind her children, Tina Lee, Christopher Vierra, and Richard Loe all of Newport. More...