2015-09-03 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Irina Berina, 84 of Middletown, passed away Aug. 30, 2015 at the Newport Hospital. She leaves behind her daughter Alla Berina and her son-in-law Adam Dunstan of Middletown. Her funeral will be held on Friday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m. at the Hoffman Jewish Memorial Chapel, 11 Fowler Ave., Newport. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, after the funeral at the residence of her daughter.

Edward James Hole, 84, of Middletown, passed away Aug. 25, 2015 at home. He was the husband of the late Nora Theresa (Ring) Hole. He leaves behind his daughters, Christine Sullivan (Dennis) of Conn.; Celine Corrigan (Dan) of Portsmouth; his sons, Ned Hole (Kathy), Larry Hole (Bonnie), Bob Hole (Suzanne), all of Portsmouth, and Tom Hole (Betsy) of Conn.; 14 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Donations in his memory may be made to Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties Hospice Program, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Rachael Siobhan Dianne Kilroy, 34, of Middletown, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 25, 2015. She leaves behind her son, Isaiah Lawrence, and her parents, Larry and Johanna Kilroy of Newport. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Community Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Donations in Rachael’s memory may be made to Turning Around Ministries, P.O. Box 3151, Newport, RI 02840, or by visiting tamri.org.

Josina P. M. de Smit Kits van Heyningen, 88, of Newport, passed away Aug. 27, 2015. She was the wife of the late Arent H. Kits van Heyningen. She leaves behind her two sons, Robert Kits van Heyningen (Debra) and Martin Kits van Heyningen (Kathleen), and four grandchildren. Calling hours will be Friday, Sept. 4, from 4 -8 p.m. at Hambly Funeral Home. Funeral services will be private.

Olivia Pacheco (Caeano Barella) Oliveira, 95, of Newport, passed away Aug. 29, 2015 at the Grand Islander Center, Middletown. She was the wife of the late Joseph Oliveira. She leaves behind her son, Louis Oliveira (Sara) of Portsmouth, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to the Grand Islander Activities Fund, 333 Green End Ave., Middletown, RI 02842.

Elizabeth “Betty” Shea, 74, of Newport, passed away Aug. 28, 2015. She was the wife of the late, retired Newport Fire Department Captain Terrence R. Shea. She leaves behind her daughter Susan Shea Dugan. Donations in her memory may be made to the Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties, Hospice Program, P.O. Box 690, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

George Manuel Toppa, 63, of Newport, passed away Aug. 28, 2015 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam. He leaves behind his six children, 15 grandchildren, and his longtime companion, Claudia Graham, of Newport. Donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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