2016-07-21 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Barbara Eugenia (Plociennik) Agostinelli, 79, of Portsmouth, passed away July 15, 2016. She leaves behind her husband, Anthony J. (Tony) Agostinelli, four children and five grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Elizabeth’s Manor, 1 Dawn Hill Road, Bristol, RI 02809.

Jayonna Annesa Ardrey, 19, of Middletown, passed away July 15, 2016 at Newport Hospital. She was a 2015 graduate of Middletown High School. She leaves behind her son, Kaidin Ardrey of Middletown, her mother, Marion Aguiar, several brothers and sisters. Calling hours will be Friday, July 22, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home, with a service at 1 p.m.

Raymond J. “Butch” Bidlack, 69, of Portsmouth, passed away July 17, 2016 at the Boston Medical Center. He leaves behind his wife, Marie Francis Bidlack, two sons, and five grandchildren. A graveside service will be on Thursday, July 21, at the Middletown Four Corners Cemetery at noon. Donations in his memory may be made to the Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

George W. Glover, LCDR USN Ret., 90, of Portsmouth, passed away July 14, 2016 at the Village House Nursing Home, Newport. He was the husband of the late Frances M. Glover. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He leaves behind two children and four grandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to Naval Historical Foundation, 1306 Dahlgren Ave. SE # 2, Washington, DC 20374.

Norma Lee (Defoor) Houtchens, 80, of Middletown, passed away July 15, 2016 at the Village House Nursing Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late Horace Paul Houtchens. She leaves behind three children, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be Thursday, July 21, from 4-6 p.m., in the Memorial Funeral Home, with a prayer service to be held at 6 p.m. in the funeral home. Donations in her memory may be made to Village House Activities Fund, 70 Harrison Ave., Newport, RI 02840.

Michael Nicholas Keselica, 80, of Nazareth, Penn., formerly of Newport, passed away July 12, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Penn. He was the husband of the late Monique (Loichot) Keselica. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He leaves behind two sons, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to the Robert Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Robert Anthony Massarotti, 73, of Portsmouth, passed away July 12, 2016 at Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence. He leaves behind his wife, Patricia (Skillman) Massarotti; two sons, Brian Massarotti (Kristel) and Bruce Massarotti (Heather Rhodes); and a granddaughter, Halie, all of Portsmouth. Donations in his memory may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, 72 River Park St #202, Needham, MA 02494.

Louise Anne (Silvestri) Miller, of Newport, passed away July 12, 2016 just five days before her 90th birthday. She was the wife of the late Robert W. Miller. She leaves behind three children, seven grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to the Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Veronica “Roni” Elizabeth (Pine) Perry, 74, of Newport, passed away July 14, 2016. She leaves behind her husband, Arthur Perry, two daughters, and two grandsons. Donations in her memory may be made to the Artillery Company of Newport, P.O. Box 14, Newport, RI 02840.

Luke W. Walker, 57, of Middletown, passed away July 12, 2016 unexpectedly. He leaves behind his wife, Bess Walker, and daughter, Jacqueline Marie Walker.

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