2016-01-28 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Emma I. “Mickey” Birdy, 93, of Middletown, passed away Jan. 18, 2016 at John Clarke Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Charles W. Birdy Sr. She leaves behind four children. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a longtime member and leader of the Girl Scouts.

Mary Frances (Reidy) Carlisle, 74, of Newport, passed away Jan. 26, 2016 at Newport Hospital. She leaves behind her husband, Denis Carlisle, and children, Ray Gomes (Brigid) of Newport, Sue Raffa (Terry) of Middletown, Patrick Carlisle (Julie) of Newport, and Greg Sarni of Fla. She was the mother of the late Mary Margaret Gomes. Calling hours will be Thursday, Jan. 28, from 4 - 7 p.m. in the Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Jan. 29 at St. Augustin’s Church. Donations may be made to Mary Gomes Memorial Fund, c/o Brick Alley Pub, 140 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840.

Mary S. Daglis, 97, of Newport, passed away Jan. 25, 2016 at home. Calling hours will be Friday, Jan. 29, from 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at the O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at St. Spyridon Church at 1:30 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Spyridon Endowment Fund, 390 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840.

Keith A. Farrea, 58, of Portsmouth, passed away Jan. 19, 2016 at Newport Hospital. He leaves behind his wife, Cathleen (Purdy) Farrea, and his two children, Stephen and Kerry Farrea, both of Portsmouth.

Eileen (Farrell) McGuire, 95, of Portsmouth, passed away Jan. 21, 2016 at home. She was the wife of the late Donald T. Mc- Guire. She leaves behind her six children. Donations in her memory may be made to the Donald T. McGuire Memorial Scholarship Fund at Portsmouth Abbey School.

Eva D. (Little) Robinson, 83, of Newport, passed away Jan. 21, 2016 at Village House Nursing Home of Newport. She leaves behind her husband, James B. Robinson, four children, and two stepchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to St John the Evangelist Church Building Fund, 61 Poplar St., Newport, RI 02840.

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