2017-04-06 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Ronald William Hamilton Barr, 83, of Newport, passed away March 31, 2017 at home. He was the husband of Nancy Scott. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, April 7, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Columba Berkeley Chapel, Vaucluse Avenue, Middletown.

Stephanie Gael Berberick, 31, of Portsmouth, passed away March 30, 2017 at Newport Hospital. She is the daughter of Gael and Raymond E. Berberick Jr. of Portsmouth. Donations in her honor may be made to Looking Upwards, Inc., P.O. Box 4289, Middletown, RI 02842.

George “Biff” Chamberlin Jr., 77, of Middletown, passed away March 29, 2017 at home. He was the husband of the late Inez Constance (Mendonca) Chamberlin. Calling hours are Saturday, April 15, from 10-11 a.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Marie Elaine Dion, 70, of Middletown, passed away April 2, 2017 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of Paul Dion. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, April 7, at 9 a.m. at St. Lucy's Catholic Church.

Irene E. (Barriere) Lapointe, 91, passed away March 30, 2017. She was the wife of the late Albert Lapointe. Calling hours are Friday, April 7, from 6-9 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. Her funeral will be Saturday, April 8, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

Roland A. Lopes, 90, of Portsmouth, passed away March 31, 2017 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of the late Patricia E. (Sardinha) Lopes. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

Capt. Thomas W. Lyons Jr., U.S. Navy Ret., 88, of Portsmouth, passed away March 31, 2017 at Atria Aquidneck Place. He was the husband of the late Marguerite (Creegan) Lyons. Calling hours are Friday, April 7, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 8, at 9 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, Portsmouth. He will be buried with military honors.

Paula Ottilige, 84, of Middletown, passed away March 29, 2017 at Newport Hospital. She was married to the late James Ottilige.

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