2015-05-14 / Obituaries


Agnes Amtower, 94, of Williamsburg, Va., formerly of Portsmouth passed away April 30, 2015. She was the wife of the late James Frederick Amtower Sr., U.S. Navy Ret. She leaves behind two children, two granddaughters and a great-granddaughter. A funeral Mass will be held Friday, May 15, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Parish Church, East Main Road, Portsmouth.

William C. Dill, 77, of Middletown, passed away May 6, 2015 at Grand Islander Health Care Center, Middletown. A memorial service will be held in the near future. Donations in his memory may be made to Grand Islander Health Care Center, Patient Activities Fund, 333 Green End Ave., Middletown, RI 02842.

Cecile Howard, 72, of Portsmouth, passed away May 5, 2015 at Sakonnet Bay Manor, Tiverton. She leaves behind four children and four grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to Breast Cancer Action at bcaction.org.

David Jackson, 54, of Newport, passed away May 6, 2015 at Newport Hospital. He was a firefighter for the Newport Fire Department from 1997 until his retirement in 2013. He leaves behind his longtime companion, Ra Nae Souza of Middletown. His funeral will be at the Memorial Funeral Home on Thursday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. Donations in his memory may be made to the Newport Rescue Wagon Fund, 21 W. Marlborough St., Newport, RI 02840

Edith F. (Warnecke) Norbury, 90, of Middletown, passed away at home May 6, 2015. She was the wife of the late Thomas A. Norbury and the late Michael J. Malloy Jr. Funeral services will be private.

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