2016-03-17 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Christopher James Adams, 27, of Portsmouth, passed away unexpectedly March 3, 2016 at Morton Hospital, Taunton, Mass. He was the son of Dawn (Adams) Williamson of Portsmouth and Christopher Bates. He leaves behind his son, Christopher James Adams. Donations in his memory may be made to the Project Purple Initiative, c/o The Herren Project, P.O. Box 131, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Michael Anthony Brown, 57, of Jamestown, passed away at home March 12, 2016 after a 10-year struggle with cancer. He owned Packaging2.0, an environmentally responsible company. A Mass will be held at St. Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, followed by a memorial celebration for friends and family. Donations in his memory may be made to Clean Ocean Access of R.I., 23 Johnny Cake Hill Road, Middletown, RI 02842.

Judith A. (Wellman) Bucolo, 78, passed away at home March 8, 2016 after a battle with cancer. She leaves behind her husband, Anthony T. Bucolo, six children, 14 grandchildren, and eight greatgrandchildren. 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.

Robert Richard (Bob) Coulombe, 87, of Newport, passed away March 8, 2016 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of the late Dr. Mercedes Santos Coulombe. He leaves behind three children and seven grandchildren. He was a Newport educator for 36 years. Donations in his memory may be made to the Benedictines of Jesus Crucified, Monastery of the Glorious Cross, 61 Burban Drive, Branford, CT 06045.

Edson Harvey Owen, 85, of Newport, passed away March 9, 2016. He leaves behind his former wife, Ming Owen, four children, six grandchildren, and four greatgrandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 222 Richmond St., Suite 204, Providence, RI 02906.

YNC Richard Douglas Schlosky, USN (Ret.), 81, of Portsmouth, passed away March 14, 2016. He leaves behind his wife, Janet Yarrish Schlosky, three children and five grandchildren. He was the father of the late Ricky Schlosky. He was a 20-year Navy veteran. Calling hours will be Friday, March 18, from 5-8 p.m. at the Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. His funeral will be March 19 at 10 a.m. at the Portsmouth United Methodist Church. Donations in his memory may be made to the Portsmouth United Methodist Church, 2732 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Grace J. (Ogilvie) Smith, 77, of Portsmouth, passed away at home on March 9, 2016. She leaves behind five children, 11 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to the Portsmouth Senior Center, 110 Bristol Ferry Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

John A. “Jack” Stohlberg Jr., 83, of Newport, passed away March 12, 2016 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Calling hours will be Thursday, March 17, from 4-7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, with a remembrance service at 6:30 p.m. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Friday, March 18, at 10 a.m. at Island Cemetery, Newport. Donations in his memory may be made to Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

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