2014-11-13 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Jeffery A. Affonso, 57, of Middletown, passed away Nov. 9, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, surrounded by family. He was the husband of Sandra Affonso. He also leaves behind his children, Jeffery Affonso II and Joseph Affonso, both of Middletown, and Michele Camara of Newport. At the request of the family services are private.

Barbara Ann (Bloom) Christ, 80, of Middletown, passed away Nov. 9, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of Michael E. Christ. A memorial service will be on Thursday, Nov.13 at 11 a.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. Donations in her memory may be made to the Robert Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Roseline M. (Cinelli) Douglas, 92, of Portsmouth, passed away Nov. 12, 2014. She was the wife of the late Philip H. Douglas. She is survived by her children, Gregory Douglas of Newport, Janice Douglas of Portsmouth, Margaret Douglas of Tiverton, and Sandra Douglas of Texas; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, Portsmouth. Donations in her memory may be sent to VNS Hospice, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Frances June Drake, 86, formerly of Portsmouth, passed away Nov. 5, 2014 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late Capt. John Francis Drake, USN, Ret. Calling hours will be Thursday, Nov. 13, from 4 - 7 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, Portsmouth. Donations in her memory may be made to the Diane R. Drake Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Roger Williams University, Development Office, 1 Old Ferry Road Bristol, RI 02809.

Patrick Chancellor Murphy, 29, of Newport, passed away Nov. 8, 2014 in Florida. He was the son of Tina Murphy-Reynolds and the late Thomas Murphy. He was a 2004 Rogers High School graduate. Calling hours will be Friday, Nov. 14 from 4 – 7 p.m. at O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Nov. 15 at St. Augustin’s Church. Donations in his memory can be made to the Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Roger R. Roberts Jr., 64, of Portsmouth, passed away Nov. 6, 2014. He was the husband of Rebecca Roberts. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and on the Newport Police Department. He also leaves behind his daughter, Hope Roberts-Ready and two grandchildren. A memorial service celebrating his life will be Thursday, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. at Cross Pointe Church, Newport. Donations in his memory may be made to Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

Kathleen “Kathy” Grace Weaver, 66, of Middletown passed away on Nov. 9, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Newport. Donations in her memory may be made to the James L. Maher Center to establish a memorial garden at the Jepson Lane Group Home, P.O. Box 4390, Middletown, RI 02842.

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