2015-10-15 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Eileen S. Anderson, 72, of Middletown, passed away Oct. 10, 2015 at Newport Hospital after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She leaves behind her husband Charles Anderson, her children Charles Anderson (Susy) of Middletown, Brian Anderson of Middletown, Melissa Wordell (Sidney) of Little Compton, eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Roger L. Braley, 83, of Newport, passed away Oct. 10, 2015 at home. He leaves behind his wife, Martha Jane (Todd) Braley, his children, Cheryl Gordon of Middletown, Linda Leonard of Portsmouth, and Michael and James Braley; both of Newport; his six grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Louis Paul Michalczik, 69, of Newport, passed away Oct. 10, 2015 at Orchard View Manor of Riverside, R.I. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. He leaves behind his wife, Sandra Patricia (Vargas) Michalczik; children Janet Ann O'Donnell of Penn. and, Paul and Bob Michalczik of Newport; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be Sunday, Oct. 18 from 1 - 3 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Oct. 19 at the Memorial Funeral Home at 11 a.m., followed by a burial service with military honors at noon at Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter.

Shirley Nemtzow Mintz, 100, of Newport, passed away Oct. 8, 2015. She leaves behind her husband, Philip Mintz and her son Howard Schaffer (Susan). She was predeceased by her first husband, Julius Schaffer. Her funeral service was held at the Hoffman Jewish Memorial Chapel.

Roseann O'Doherty, 99, of Portsmouth, passed away Oct. 7, 2015 at St. Clare Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late Richard Smith. She leaves behind her daughter Rita Boisseau (Philip) of Middletown, 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Clare Home, 309 Spring St., Newport, RI 02840.

Elvira A. (Alwill) Poblete, 95, of Newport, passed away Oct. 8, 2015 at Village House Nursing Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late Robert Charles Poblete. She leaves behind her children, Robert Poblete of N.Y. and Diane Treciokas of Middletown, four grandchildren, nine greatgrandchildren, and one greatgreat grandchild. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 1 St. Jude Place Building, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 300, Memphis, TN 38105.

Belen (Canlas) Trapela, 76, of Middletown, passed away Oct. 12, 2015 at home. She was the wife of the late Augusto Curiano Trapela. She leaves behind her children, Michael Trapela of Middletown, Mark Trapela (Kate) of Fla., Maria Bixby (Peter) of Portsmouth, and Luisa Trapela of Wash., and four grandchildren. A memorial service will be Thursday, October 15, at 6 p.m. in Memorial Funeral Home. Donations in her memory may be made to Lucy’s Hearth, 913 West Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842.

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