2015-03-12 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Dorothea Louisa Blackman, 91, of Portsmouth, passed away March 3, 2015. She leaves a son, Robert K. MacFarlane of Portsmouth, five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Donations in her memory may be made to the Portsmouth Fire and Rescue Department, 2300 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Robert Cecil Bouley, 85, of Middletown, passed away March 3, 2015 in Wakefield, R.I. He was the husband of Arlene Rita Bouley and leaves five children and six grandchildren. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the 11th Airborne Division. Donations in his memory may be made to the Newport Elks Lodge 104, c/o Handicap Accessible Fund, 141 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI 02840.

William T. Fitzgerald, 82, of Newport, passed away March 6, 2015 at home. He was the husband of Pearl L. (Atkinson) Fitzgerald. He was a veteran of the Korean War and had served in Japan. After the war, he joined the U.S. Postal Service and worked as a letter carrier, working for more than 30 years. He also leaves behind his children, William T. Fitzgerald Jr. (Marjorie), Carol Cinotti (Mark), Jane Fitzgerald, and Patrick Fitzgerald (Cassandra) all of Newport, Kevin Fitzgerald (Amy) of Portsmouth, Karen Chesley (William) of Middlebury, Fla., John Fitzgerald (Carrie) of Naples, Fla., 13 grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to the St. Augustin Church Building Fund, 2 Eastnor Road, Newport, RI 02840.

Ann C. Flanagan, 61, of Middletown, passed away March 4, 2015 at home. Donations in her memory may be made to Cure HHT, P.O. Box 329, Monkton, MD 21111.

Lucille E. (Ryan) Galvin, 95, of Newport, passed away March 6, 2015 at home. She was the wife of the late John J. Galvin. She leaves behind her children, John J. Galvin, Jr. (Maria), Patricia Galvin Marchetti (Edward), Robert “Terry” Galvin, B. Christopher Galvin (Mary Jane), Neil P. Galvin (Lynn), Richard A. Galvin (Kathleen), and David A. Galvin (the late, Anne); 19 grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to Boys Town New England, 58 Flanagan Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Courtney (Rogers) Malone, 86, of Middletown, passed away March 4, 2015 at home. She was the wife of the late Rev. Alfred R. Malone. She leaves behind three children and five grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in her honor at St. Columba’s Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Ave., Middletown, on March 21 at 2 p.m.

Paul A. Murphy, 81, of Newport, passed away March 9, 2015 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center of Providence. Funeral services and burial will be private.

Garland Glee (Walker) Roper, 82, formerly of Portsmouth and Mississippi, passed away March 7, 2015 at Heatherwood Nursing Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late Bobby Neal Roper. She leaves behind seven children, 10 grandchildren and 11 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were private.

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