2016-12-08 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Eugene W. Baer III, 94, of Middletown, passed away Dec. 5, 2016. He was the husband of Catherine C. Casey. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He leaves behind three children, Cindy Baer (Steve) of North Carolina, Gwen LaFave (David) and GB Baer of Portsmouth, and five grandsons. Calling hours will be Friday, Dec. 9, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. His funeral will be Dec. 9 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Portsmouth. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Mary's Churchyard. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Brian Campbell, 68, of Jamestown, formerly of Newport, passed away Dec. 2, 2016 of heart failure. He leaves behind his wife, Diane Hurley, two stepchildren, and four grandchildren. Calling hours will be Friday, Dec. 9, from 4-7 p.m. at O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. at St. Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. Donations in his memory may be made to Take- A-Kid Fishing Day, c/o R.I. Saltwater Anglers Foundation, P.O. Box 1465, Coventry, RI 02816.

Helen Frances Carr, 88, of Newport, passed away Dec. 2, 2016 at the Village House Nursing Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late Raymond H. Carr Jr. She leaves behind her children, Raymond H. Carr III of Newport, Elizabeth A. Radkovich (Thomas) of Conn., two grandsons and three greatgrandchildren. Calling hours will be Thursday, Dec. 8, from 4-6 p.m. at O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be Dec. 9 at St. Mary's Church, Newport at 10 a.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Mary's Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 547, Newport, RI 02840.

Helen Leona (Woodson) Cofield, 97, of Newport, passed away Nov. 30, 2016 at St. Clare Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late Willis Cofield. Donations in her memory may be made to the Community Baptist Church, 50 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd., Newport, RI 02840.

Fr. Robert John Dunphy, 78, of Portsmouth, passed away Nov. 27, 2016. He served in the Camden Diocese in New Jersey as a priest, pastor, and counselor until his retirement in 2010. He continued his priestly service at multiple parishes on Aquidneck Island. Donations may be made to St. Vincent’s Seminary, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650-2690.

Barbara A. Prioli, 80, of Portsmouth and East Falmouth, Mass., passed away Dec. 5, 2016. She was the wife of the late James A. Prioli and the late Joseph T. Daley. She leaves behind her daughter, Donna Daley (John Flynn) of Portsmouth, and three grandchildren. Calling hours will be Thursday, Dec. 8, from 3-7 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Dec. 9 at noon at St. Anthony’s Church, 167 East Falmouth Hwy., East Falmouth, Mass.

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