2016-01-14 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

David Gregory Cabral, 54, of Portsmouth, passed away Jan. 7, 2016 at home. He was the husband of Debra Lee (Gomes) Cabral. He also leaves behind his daughter, Erin Yarbough, of Bristol, two step-daughters, and five grandchildren. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, Jan. 14, from 3 - 6 p.m., in the Connors Funeral Home. Donations in his name may be made to the American Cancer Society of Rhode Island, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886.

Maria Kathryn Carroll, 78, of Middletown, passed away Jan. 9, 2016 at Forest Farm Nursing Center, Middletown. She served as U.S. Navy Nurse for 30 years and retired as a captain. Donations in her memory may be made to St Francis de Sales School, Attn: Sister Mary McNulty, 917 South 47th St., Philadelphia, PA 19143.

Hubert “Ted” Hersey, 86, of Middletown, passed away Jan. 9, 2016 at Newport Hospital. He leaves behind his wife, Shirley, two sons, and five grandchildren. A lifelong teacher of physics, he received the Presidential Award for Teaching from President George H.W. Bush. Donations in his memory may be made to the Fischer Center for Alzheimer’s Research Corp., 110 East 42nd St., New York, NY 10017 (alzinfo.org). A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, Jan. 16, at 11 a.m., at United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown.

Patricia A. Segerson McGowan, 83, of Middletown, passed away Jan. 12, 2016 at home, surrounded by family. Pat was the wife of the late Daniel J. McGowan. She

leaves behind her children, Daniel J. McGowan Jr. of Newport, Patricia Gabus of Middletown, Sharon Solway (Lorne) of Middletown, Mary Anne Fitzsimmons of Fall River, Ellen Farrales (George) of Cranston, and Maureen Wakefield (Barry) of Middletown; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be Thursday, Jan. 14, from 4-7 p.m. at the O’Neill- Hayes Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Jan. 15 at St. Lucy’s Church, at 9 a.m. Donations in her name may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Jaqueline F. Segerson, 76, of Middletown, passed away Jan. 6, 2016 at Newport Hospital. Donations in her memory may be made to The Robert Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Chief Petty Officer George Arthur Wardwell, USN Ret., 74, of Middletown, passed away Jan. 6, 2016. He leaves behind his wife, Edna (Ribera) Wardwell; his children, Michael Wardwell of Newport and Shannon Fuentes of Warren; three step-children; and eight grandchildren. In addition to his 32 years of service in the U.S. Navy, four years of active duty, he was involved in many civic organizations. Donations in his memory may be made to the NCBC Battalion Sea Cadets, 355 Compass Circle Unit 9, North Kingstown, RI 02852.

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