2015-10-08 / Obituaries

Recent Deaths

Terence “Terry” J. McCarthy, 73, of Newport, passed away Oct. 1, 2015 at Newport Hospital. He leaves behind his wife Marion “Maureen” McCarthy, his three children, Jacqueline Harvey (Doug) of N.J., Gary McCarthy (Caroline) of Portsmouth, and Michelle Farnum (Dan) of Newport, and six grandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to the James L. Maher Center, 120 Hillside Ave., Newport, RI 02840.

Stuart K. Mills Jr., Capt., USNR (Ret), 78, of Newport, passed away Oct. 2, 2015. He leaves behind his wife, Anne (Sullivan) Mills; his children, Kathleen Dunn (John) of Newport, Timothy Mills, of Middletown, and Stephanie Mills, of Portsmouth; his three grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to the Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840.

Norma June (Blank) Nunn, 84, Capt., US Navy Nurse Corps (Ret) passed away Sept. 30, 2015 at the Grand Islander, Middletown. She was the wife of the late Capt. Thomas Nunn, USN (Ret). She was a highly decorated naval officer; among her numerous medals are the Vietnam Service Medal with Bronze Star, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Star.

Shirley Evelyn (Barton) Viti, 88, of Connecticut and formerly Middletown, passed away Oct. 4, 2015. She was the wife of the late Theodore Viti Sr. She leaves behind her children, Pamela Moffo (Nicholas), and Dr. Theodore Viti, Jr. (Debra) of Illinois, four grandchildren, two step grandsons, and a great-granddaughter. Calling hours will be Thursday, Oct. 8, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Her funeral will be Friday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Donations in her memory may be made to Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, 769 Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown, RI 02842.

Susanne P. Whitley, 89, of Newport, passed away Sept. 27, 2015 at the Grand Islander, Middletown. She leaves behind her husband, Cdr. Walter Whitley, USN, (Ret), and her children, George Whitley IV (Madeleine) of Mass. and Portia Whitley of Newport. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Church at a later date. Donations in her memory can be made to Trinity Church, One Queen Anne Square, Newport, RI 02840.

William A. Wiant III, of Portsmouth, passed away Sept. 28, 2015. He leaves behind his wife, Deborah (Dugan) Wiant, and son, Scott Wiant (Tanja). His memorial service will be Saturday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Tiverton. Donations in his memory may be made to VNS Hospice of Newport & Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

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