2015-06-25 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Jose Perreira Aguiar, 88, of Middletown, passed away June 18, 2015, at Silver Creek Manor, Bristol. He was the husband of the late Maria Isabel Cabral. He leaves behind seven children, 17 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Joanne Borden Glancy, 87, passed away June 18, 2015 at Village House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Newport. She leaves behind her husband Thomas J. Glancy Jr., four children and four grandchildren. She was a direct descendent of John Coggeshall, a founder of Newport and Portsmouth. Calling hours are Thursday, June 25, from 4 – 7 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the United Congregational Church at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 26. Donations in her memory may be made to the Village House Activity Fund, 70 Harrison Ave., Newport, RI 02840.

Doris A. Koohy, 80, of Middletown, passed away June 19, 2015 at Forest Farm Health Care Center, Middletown. She leaves behind her children Denise Levesque of Portsmouth, David Koohy of Middletown, Deborah DePalma-Piazza of Portsmouth, Dwayne Koohy of Edgartown, and Dawn Koohy of Attleboro, Mass., three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be private. Memorial donations may be made in her name to the Robert Potter League for Animals, P.O.Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Alexander Lirakis, 93, of Middletown, passed away June 18, 2015 at Grand Islander, Middletown. He was the husband of Marjorie Atwood Lirakis. During World War II he was a flight instructor for the U.S. Army Air Corps. He leaves behind four children, 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth C. McCarthy, 88, of Newport, passed away June 19, 2015. She was the wife of the late Patrick F. McCarthy. She leaves behind her son, Patrick F. McCarthy Jr. of Newport, grandson, Brendan Peter Adams and son-in-law, Paul Adams of Bristol. Donations in her name may be made to the Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Andrea Kathleen (Daily) McIntosh, 48, of North Kingstown, formerly of Portsmouth, passed away unexpectedly on June 12, 2015. She leaves behind her husband, Murray “Mac” McIntosh, and children Shelby, Laura, and Caroline McIntosh. Calling hours are Friday, June 26, from 4 -7 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. Her memorial will be June 27 at 3:30 p.m. at St. Matthews Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. Donations in her memory may be made to the ACLU, action.aclu.org.

Patrick John Ryan, 69, of Portsmouth, passed away June 15, 2015 at Newport Hospital after a long illness. He leaves behind his son, David Ryan, and former spouse Lois Eileen Ryan of Portsmouth. Funeral services and burial will be private.

Helen E. Shamka, 97, of Portsmouth, passed away June 12, 2015 at Village House Nursing Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late John Shamka. She leaves behind her daughter, Helen Rudolph (Norman) of Portsmouth, and her son, John Shamka of N.J., five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date in New Jersey.

Lloyd W. Simmons, 80, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Portsmouth, passed away June 21, 2015. He leaves behind his wife, Ann E. (Soares) Simmons, four daughters, and four grandchildren. Calling hours will be Friday, June 26, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. Donations in his memory may be made to the Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.

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