2016-08-18 / Obituaries


Daniel J. Condry, 81, of Middletown, passed away Aug. 15, 2016 at Newport Hospital. He leaves his wife, Kathleen (Hughes) Condry; his children, Michael Condry (Monica), Karen Norbury (John), and Patricia Condry, all of Middletown, and Elizabeth MacFarlane (Scott) of Virginia; and six grandchildren. Calling hours will be Thursday, Aug. 18, from 4-7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Aug. 19 at 9 a.m. at St. Lucy’s Church, Middletown. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 State St., Suite 200, Providence, RI 02908.

Thomas David Cullen, 75, of Newport, passed away suddenly Aug. 15, 2016 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was born in Columbus, Ohio. Naturally, he was a loyal Cleveland Browns fan. He graduated from Miami of Ohio University and received his law degree from Suffolk Law School in Boston. He moved to Newport with his family in 1973 and bought the Black Pearl Restaurant located on Bannister’s Wharf, which he transformed into one of the renowned restaurants of the East Coast. Tom was an avid golfer, was an accomplished boxer, and had a great love of music. He will be remembered most for his “walk” down the wharf on Sundays to meet his boys. He leaves behind his wife, Kathleen Beckett, his stepson, Ford Beckett, and his former wife Norey Dotterer Cullen, with whom he had four sons: David, Tyler, Keith, and Matthew Cullen. There will be a service on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 10 a.m. at Trinity Church, no reception. Donations in his memory may be made to the Hope Funds for Cancer Research, 174 Bellevue Ave., Suite 208, Newport, RI 02840.

Karyn Lynn Faircloth, 68, of Middletown, passed away Aug. 10, 2016 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. A period of visitation will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 5-6:30 p.m. followed by a service at 6:30 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. A celebration of life will be held at the VFW Post 5390, 822 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, immediately following the service. Donations in her memory may be made to Operation Standdown, 164 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840.

John J. Ferriera, 83, of Middletown, passed away Aug. 12, 2016 at Grand Islander Health Care Center, Middletown. He leaves behind his wife, Diane M. (Clarke) Ferriera, two daughters, Jennifer Ferriera DaSilva (Mauricio) of Portsmouth and Jess Ferrell (Marvin) of Middletown, and a grandson. Donations in his name may be made to the Middletown Rescue Wagon Fund, 239 Wyatt Road, Middletown, RI 02842.

Mary Margaret (Sullivan) Guilfoyle, 67, of Newport, passed away Aug. 9, 2016 at Newport Hospital. She leaves behind her husband, John Guilfoyle. Donations in her memory may be made to Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.

Nancy (DeSantis) Harrington, 71, passed away Aug. 10, 2016. She leaves behind her husband, Francis Harrington, two daughters, and four grandchildren. Donations in her memory may be made to Hillside Charitable Organization, Inc., 2A Gibbs Ave., Newport, RI 02840.

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