2017-04-20 / Obituaries


Walter J. Alves Sr., 92, of Middletown, passed away April 16, 2017. He was the husband of the late Rachel Lucille (Martin) Alves. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in World War II. Calling hours will be Friday, April 21, from 5-8 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. A Mass of Christian Burial will be April 22, at 10 a.m. in St. Barnabas Church.

Timothy Edward (Timmy) Finn, 56, of Newport, passed away unexpectedly April 13, 2017. He was one of the original members of the Newport Rugby Club, traveling with them to compete in Ireland. He leaves behind his brothers Matthew Finn, Paul Finn, Robert Finn and sister Helen Finn, all of Newport.

Willard Johnson Jr., 84, of Middletown passed away, April 14, 2017, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Pauline Edwards Johnson. He was a U.S. Navy veteran for more than 20 years. Calling hours will be Friday, April 21, from 5-8 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, and again on Saturday morning from 9 -10 a.m. before his funeral service at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

Paul Andrew McKenna, 52, of Newport, passed away April 12, 2017. He was the son of the late Robert J. and Mary Jean McKenna, and husband of the late Nancy (DeResendes) McKenna. Calling hours will be Saturday, April 22, from 1-3 p.m., in the Memorial Funeral Home, followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m. in the funeral home.

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