2016-11-17 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Arne Robert Johnson, Esq., 82, of Portsmouth, passed away Nov. 10, 2016 after a long illness. He leaves behind his wife, Nancy (Rodgers) Johnson, and his daughters. Donations in his memory may be made to the Amicable Congregational Church Handicap Building Fund, 3736 Main Road, Tiverton, RI 02878.

John Clinton McCarthy, 88, of Newport, passed away Nov. 12, 2016. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Betty) Kiernan Mc- Carthy. He leaves behind three children and four grandchildren. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran.

Kenneth Michael Pratt, 59, of Portsmouth, passed away Nov. 9, 2016 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He served in the Coast Guard for more than 20 years, retiring as a Chief Petty Officer. He then began his second career as a pilot boat operator for the Northeast Marine Pilots Association. Donations in his memory may be made to Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840.

Francisco C. Santo, 73, of Middletown, passed away Nov. 9, 2016. He leaves behind his wife, Hilda; his sons, Michael Santo (Kristine) of Middletown and Frank Santo, Jr. (Sherri) of Cranston; and his five grandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to Jesus Saviour Church, St. Vincent dePaul, 509 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840.

Constant A. Williams, 88, of Middletown, passed away Nov. 9, 2016 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He was the husband of the late Annie Williams. He leaves behind his two children and two grandchildren.

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