2017-03-23 / Obituaries


Dr. Norman D. Allen D.D.S., “Bud,” 92, of Newport, passed away March 14, 2017 at home. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in Korea. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Dr. Joan David, 81, former chairman of the English department at Salve Regina University, passed away March 13, 2017.

Ernest C. Larsen, 74, of Middletown, passed away March 14, 2017 in Fla., while on vacation. He was the husband of the late Patricia A. Larsen. Calling hours will be Saturday, March 25, from 9-11 a.m., at the Memorial Funeral Home. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Joan (McAloon) Meyer, 59, of Middletown, passed away at home after a long battle with cancer. She was the wife of Randall Meyer. Calling hours will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. at O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, Newport, followed by a prayer ceremony. A celebration of life will be held at the Newport Sportsman Club, Newport, following the ceremony.

Mary Walsh Nunes, 85, of Newport, passed away Friday March 17, 2017 at home. She was the wife of Joseph Nunes II. She leaves behind her eight children, 22 grandchildren and 52 nieces and nephews.

Angelita Lanza Silvia, 88, passed away March 13, 2017 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of Joseph G. Silvia Jr. Funeral services were private.

Judith Sullivan, 77 of Newport, passed away March 17, 2017 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. She was the wife of William H. Sullivan Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10 a.m., St. Mary’s Church, Newport. Burial will be in Newport Memorial Park, Middletown. Visiting hours will be on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 4-7pm in the O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, Newport.

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