2014-12-31 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Michael DeMarco, 92, of Middletown, passed away Dec. 27, 2014 at home after a short illness. He was the husband of Angela N. (Paliotti) DeMarco. He was a World War II veteran. Donations in his memory may be made to Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties, Hospice Program, P.O. Box 690, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Joseph “Pat” Doyle Jr., 61, of Portsmouth, passed away Dec. 25, 2014 at the V.A. Medical Center in Providence. He was the husband of the late Valerie (Kollman) Doyle. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and buried with Military Honors. Donations in his memory may be made to the Portsmouth High School Soccer Program.

Louise C. (Craig) Ferreira, 91, passed away Dec. 28, 2014 at the Grand Islander Health Care Center, Middletown. She was the wife of the late Manuel J. Ferreira. Calling hours will be held on Friday, Jan. 2, from 3 – 6 p.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9 a.m. on Jan. 3, Jesus Saviour Church. Donations in her memory may be made to Jesus Saviour Church, 1 Vernon Ave., Newport, RI 02840.

Helen Flynn, 89, of Middletown, passed away Dec. 26, 2014 at home. She was the wife of the late Charles F. Flynn. She was a licensed real estate broker and the founder of Flynn Real Estate, Inc., which she owned and operated for more than 25 years up until this year. She leaves behind eight surviving children and their spouses, 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Calling hours are Friday, Jan. 2 from 4 - 7 p.m. at the O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Newport at 10 a.m. on Jan. 3. Donations in her memory may be made to the Visiting Nurse Services of Newport & Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Rd., Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Almarinda T. Lopes, 100, of Portsmouth, passed away Dec. 22, 2014 at Village House Nursing Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Lopes. She leaves behind her son Joseph C. Lopes and his wife of Portsmouth, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to The Three Angels Fund, P.O. Box 4001, Middletown, RI 02842.

Alice L. Serpa, 83, of Middletown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 surrounded by her family at Newport Hospital, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Joseph P. Serpa II. Donations in her memory may be sent to the Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

James R. “Frog” Smith, 56, of Portsmouth, passed away Dec. 18, 2014 at Newport Hospital. Donations in his memory may be made to the Robert Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

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