2015-08-13 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Mary Louise Burke, 69, of Portsmouth, passed away Aug. 6, 2015 at Village House Nursing and Rehabilitation, Newport. She worked in the pediatric unit for more than 30 years at St. Anne's Hospital, Fall River.

Sara Rose Gonsalves, 66, of Newport, passed away Aug. 6, 2015 at Heatherwood Nursing and Subacute Center of Newport. She leaves behind her husband, Billy Gonsalves Sr.; her sons, Billy Gonsalves (Mary Lynn) of South Kingstown and Mark Gonsalves of Newport; and eight grandchildren. Calling hours will be Thursday, Aug. 13, from 5 -7 p.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Donations in her memory may be made to the ALS Foundation, Rhode Island Chapter, 2915 Post Road, Warwick RI 02886.

Joseph T. Leander, 74, of Newport, passed away Aug. 7, 2015. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He leaves behind his wife, Eileen Leander, two children, three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Lynette Miller, 93, formerly of Newport, passed away at home Aug. 6, 2015 in Tucson, Ariz. Visiting hours will be Thursday, Aug. 13, from 4 - 7 p.m. at the O’Neill- Hayes Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Aug. 14 at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church. Donations in her memory may be made to the Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Charles W. Ouellette, 76, of Portsmouth, passed away Aug. 8, 2015 at Crestwood Nursing Home in Warren. He was the husband of the late Alexandria Joan (Piermont) Ouellette. He leaves behind two sons and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be private.

Thomas West Roberts, 80, of Newport, passed away Aug. 8, 2015, at Newport Hospital. He leaves behind his wife, Mary (DiMartino) Roberts; his children, Patricia Aull (David) of Portsmouth and Gregory Roberts (Aimee) of Conn.; and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Parish, 182 Robbins Road, Waterbury, Conn.; Donations in his memory may be made to the Child Life Fund, Hasbro Children's Hospital/ Rhode Island Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box H, Providence, RI 02901 or giving.lifespan.org/ HCHgiving.

Daniel Ryan Sanches, 30, of Newport, passed away Aug. 7, 2015. He was the son of Donald and Debra (Carr) Sanches. Calling hours will be Friday, Aug. 14, from 4 -7 p.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. The family asks people to pay it forward to a charity of their choice or make a donation in his memory to the Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Sarah Serpa Silvia, 89, of Middletown, passed away Aug. 9, 2015. She was the wife of the late Frank R. Silvia Jr. She leaves behind five children and nine grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Aug. 13, at Jesus Saviour Church, at 10 a.m. Donations in her memory may be made to Visiting Nurse Services of Newport & Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

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Emilia da Luz Oliveira, 100, of Newport, passed away Aug. 6, 2015 at Village House Nursing Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late Francisco M. Oliveira. She leaves behind her daughters, Aida D'Andrea (Donato) of Newport and Elizabeth Mirone (Thomas) of Florida, six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Jesus Saviour Church, 509 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840.

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