2015-02-05 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Noah Thomas Black, 19, of Portsmouth, passed away suddenly on Jan. 31, 2015 in Hyde Park, N.Y. He was the son of Thomas and JoAnn (Warnke) Black. Calling hours will be Friday, Feb. 6, from 3 - 7 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, Portsmouth. Donations may be made to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, New England Regional Office, P.O. Box 264, South Egremont, MA 01258.

Rita Mary Cronin, 96, of Newport, passed away Jan. 27, 2015 at St. Clare Home. Donations can be made to St. Clare-Newport, 309 Spring St., Newport, RI 02840.

Penelope J. Hiotas, 78, of Newport, passed away Jan. 30, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She leaves behind two children and five grandchildren. Her calling hours will be Thursday, Feb. 5, from 3 -7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Her funeral will be Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. at St. Spyridon’s Greek Orthodox Church. Donations in her memory may be made to RI Hospital Foundation, Cancer Center, P.O. Box H, Providence, RI 02901.

Bessie Johnson, 83, of Newport, passed away Jan. 29, 2015 at the Village House Nursing Home, Newport. She leaves behind four children, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Francis Anthony O’Loughlin Sr., 88, of Portsmouth, passed away Jan. 27, 2015 at Village House Nursing Home, Newport. He leaves behind nine children, 22 grandchildren, and 19 greatgrandchildren.

Regina Marguerite (Golden) Parker, 93, of Sacramento, Calif., formerly of Newport, passed away Jan. 30, 2015 at Gramercy Rehabilitation and Nursing Home, Sacramento. Calling hours will be Monday, Feb. 9, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Community Baptist Church, Newport. Her funeral will be Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. at the Community Baptist Church.

Alice Florence Reis, 81, of Newport, passed away Jan. 29, 2015 at Heatherwood Nursing Center in Newport. She leaves behind four children. Her funeral services will be private.

Mary C. Souza, 80, of Middletown, passed away Jan. 26, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Edward L. Souza. She leaves behind five children, nine grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Calling hours will be Friday, Feb. 6, from 4 - 8 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Her funeral will be Feb. 7 at 8 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. at Jesus Saviour Church.

William M. Sullivan, 92, of Newport, passed away Jan. 22, 2015 at home. He was the husband of the late Violet Beausoleil Sullivan. He leaves behind four children and seven grandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to the St. Clare Home Building Fund, 309 Spring St., Newport, RI 02840.

Laure Ann Thayer, 61, of Portsmouth, passed away Jan. 31, 2015 at Newport Hospital. Calling hours will be Thursday, Feb. 5, from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, Portsmouth. Donations in her memory may be made to the Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Theodora “Teady” (Sullivan) Towle, 92, formerly of Newport, passed away Feb. 1, 2015 at the home of her sister Theresa C. Sullivan in Newport. Calling hours will be Saturday, Feb. 7, from 8 – 9:30 a.m. at the O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Mary’s Church Building Fund, 12 William St., Newport, RI 02840.

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