2014-10-02 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Melva M. (McCann) Brown, 89, of Middletown, passed away Sept. 20, 2014 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, Mass. She was the wife of the late Francis Brown. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Baptist Church Restoration Fund, 30 Spring St., Newport, RI 02840.

Edward James Butler Jr., 82, of Newport, passed away Sept. 24, 2014 at Newport Hospital after a battle with cancer. He was the husband of Irene (Lewis) Butler. He also leaves behind his daughter Debbie Foley of Portsmouth.

Captain Alexander H. Cornell, 98, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., formerly of Newport, passed away Sept. 17, 2014. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth M. Cornell and the late Muriel A. Cornell. A private family ceremony will be Oct. 3 at Memorial Funeral Home. Burial with Military Honors will be in St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown. Donations in his memory may be made to Hillside Charitable Org., 8 Memorial Blvd., Newport, RI 02840.

Carmella M. (Laguidara) Daugherty Mock, 97, of Portsmouth, passed away Sept. 25, 2014 at Grand Islander Health Care Center Middletown. She was the wife of the late Glenn Daugherty who died in World War II and the late Floyd Francis Mock. Donations in her memory may be made to the Robert Potter League for Animals, PO Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Christina A. (Bell) Logan, 65, of Middletown, passed away Sept. 28, 2014, at Forest Farm Health Care Center, Middletown. She was the wife of the late Richard H. Logan. Calling hours will be Saturday, Oct. 4, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Oct. 5, at the funeral home. Donations in her memory may be made to the Robert Potter League for Animals, P.O.Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Diana May (Chapman) Murphy, 72, of Westport, Mass., formerly of Newport, passed away Sept. 27, 2014. She was the wife of William J. Murphy. Calling hours will be Thursday, Oct. 2, from 3 -7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Oct. 3 at 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Spring Street. Donations in her memory may made to Gentiva Hospice or the Hereditary Spastic Paraparysis Foundation.

Anna Elizabeth Springett, 79, of Newport, passed away Sept. 30, 2014 after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of Ted Springett. Calling hours will be Thursday, Oct. 2, from 4 - 7 p.m. at the O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home. A Church Service will be Oct. 3 at 3:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Church. Donations in her memory may be made to the Village House Activities Fund, 70 Harrison Ave., Newport, RI 02840.

Michelle (Couto) Tormey, 45, of Wrentham, Mass. and Portsmouth, passed away on Sept. 26, 2014. She was the wife of Thomas C. Tormey. Calling hours will be Thursday, Oct. 2, from 4-7 p.m. at the Connors Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Oct. 4 at 9 a.m. in St. Lucy’s Church. Donations in her memory may be made to Lucy’s Hearth, 909 West Main Road, Middletown, RI 02840.

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