2017-03-02 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Ronald W. Atkins, 77, of Portsmouth, passed away Feb. 22, 2017. He was the husband of the late Linda Susanne (Norris).

Katherine Elizabeth Browner, 66, of Newport, passed away Feb. 22, 2017. She was the wife of Michael N. Browner, Sr.

Sylvia Marie Craig, 58, of Portsmouth, passed away Feb. 25, 2017. Calling hours will be Sunday, March 5, from 4-7 p.m. in the Connors Funeral Home. Funeral services will be private.

Frederick Mayer Kelly, 94, of Newport, passed away Feb. 27, 2017 at John Clarke Nursing Center, Middletown. He was the husband of the late Geraldine A. (Smith) Kelly. He was buried with military honors.

John Philip Souza Jr., 69, of Newport, passed away Feb. 18, 2017. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Waltz) Souza.

Samuel Whitmire, 70, of Newport, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 17, 2017 at home. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. A remembrance for him will be Saturday, March 4, at 3 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 36 Hillside Avenue, Newport.

Cynthia Marie Williams, 71, of Newport, passed away Feb. 24, 2017 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of Andrew Williams. Services will be private.

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