2017-08-10 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Mary Agnes “DuPonte” Blair, 94, of Oklahoma and formerly of Newport, passed away on Aug. 2, 2017. She was the wife of Robert Blair. Calling hours will be Friday, Aug. 11, from 4-7 p.m.at Memorial Funeral Home. A service will be held Aug. 12, at 10 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home.

Barbara Marie Louise Davis, 88, of Middletown, passed away July 28, 2017. She was the wife of Francis P. Davis. A funeral Mass will be held Sept. 23, at 11 a.m. at Jesus Savior Church.

David P. Leys Jr., 59, of Middletown, passed away Aug. 2, 2017. He was the son of David P. Leys, Sr. and Judith Cowey Leys of Middletown.

William J. McCann, 77, of Tiverton and formerly of Portsmouth, passed away Aug. 5, 2017. He was the husband of Ann Marie T. (Cox) McCann. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Calling hours will be Monday, Aug. 14, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Aug. 15, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church.

Roger Richard Roberts, 88, of Newport, passed away Aug. 3, 2017. He was the husband of Cynthia (Andrews) Roberts.

Raymond Patrick “Buddy” Segerson, 89, of Middletown, passed away, Aug. 2, 2017 at Newport Hospital. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in World War II.

John Jermain Slocum Jr., 75, of Newport, passed away Aug. 5, 2017. He was the husband of Diana Roberts Slocum. A viewing is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 11, from 3 -6 p.m. at 459 Bellevue Ave. A funeral service will be held at Trinity Church, Aug. 12, at 11 a.m.

Norman David “Whitey” Whitehurst, 76, of Newport, passed away Aug. 6, 2017 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He was the husband of Patricia Louise Ferry. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served in Vietnam. Calling hours will be Thursday, Aug. 10, from 5 – 7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. at Jesus Savior Church.

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