2016-06-09 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Gail J. Carreira, 65, of Portsmouth, passed away June 1, 2016 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. She leaves behind her husband, William Carreira, and two children. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at Connors Funeral Home.

Patricia Ann (Coffey) Fay, 63, of Portsmouth, passed away June 4, 2016 after a battle with cancer. She leaves behind her husband, Bruce Eric Fay, and two children. She taught in the Portsmouth elementary schools for more than 25 years. Calling hours will be Thursday, June 9, from 4-8 p.m. at the Connors Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be June 10 at 10 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church. Donations in her memory may be made to Hathaway School, 53 Tallman Ave., Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Aurora E. Ferreira, 90, of Portsmouth, passed away June 3, 2016 at Newport Hospital. She leaves behind her husband, John E. Ferreira; her children, Judith Ferreira of Portsmouth and Fla., John Ferreira, Cynthia Bauer of Calif., and William Ferreira of Portsmouth; and ten grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to Seven Castles Club Scholarships, 9 Whits End Dr., Westport, MA 02790.

Margaret Frances (Silvia) Gomes, 96, of Middletown, passed away June 5, 2016 in the same home where she was born. She was the wife of the late Louis J. Gomes Sr. She leaves behind her children, Louis J. Gomes Jr. of Portsmouth, Dennis Gomes of Fla., Ann Zetterberg of Fla., Katherine Hatzberger of Portsmouth, nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and four great-greatgrandchildren. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 9, from 4-7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be June 10 at noon at St. Barnabas Church. Donations in her memory may be made to the Hospice at Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Barbara (Bond) Hardy, 72, of Newport, passed away May 28, 2016 at Village House Nursing Home of Newport. She leaves behind five sons.

Ralph Donald Morse, 88, of Portsmouth, passed away June 9, 2016 at home. He leaves behind his wife, Helen Robin (McLeish), a son, and a granddaughter. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Calling hours will be Friday, June 10, from 4 - 8 p.m. at the O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home. His funeral will be Saturday, June 11, at 10 a.m. at St. Columba Cemetery Chapel, Middletown.

Donna (Klein) Pimental, 62, of Middletown, passed away June 9, 2016 after a battle with cancer. She leaves behind her husband, Francis Pimental, two children, and two grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to the Touro Synagogue Hebrew School Fund, 85 Touro St., Newport, RI 02840.

Barbara M. (Ringwood) Rego, 82, of Portsmouth, passed away June 1, 2016 at home. She leaves behind her husband, Gordon S. Rego Jr., and children Gordon Rego, Wayne Rego and Marliee Ottilige, all of Portsmouth, Susanne Rago of Illinois, eight grandchildren, and seven greatgrandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to South Coast Hospice, Attn: Community Affairs, Fairhaven, MA 02719.

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