2017-11-09 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Bernice A. (Hall) Amber, 88, of Portsmouth, passed away Oct. 28, 2017 at the Grand Islander Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Francis J. Amber.

Gerald J. Delisle, 68, of Portsmouth, passed away Oct. 30, 2017. He was the husband of Jeannie M. (Barron) Delisle.

Sister Joseph Edwards, 101, of Newport, passed away Nov. 2, 2017 at St. Clare Home, Newport.

Dr. Neil Clayton Leerssen, MD, 73, of Newport, passed away Nov. 5, 2017. He was the husband of Betsy (Shaw) Leerssen. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. at Channing Memorial Church.

Mary Ellen Carroll Marshall, 71, of Portsmouth, passed away Nov. 5, 2017. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church.

Elizabeth “Gamma” H. Olsson, 57, of Providence, passed away Oct. 26, 2017 after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Ross Robinson, Sr.

Edward L. Potts, 67 of Middletown, passed away Nov. 1, 2017 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Roberta W. Potts.

Dorothy E. “Dottie” (Mendes) Rebello, 96, of Middletown passed away Nov. 6, 2017 at the John Clarke Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Edward Rebello. Calling hours will be Friday, Nov. 10, from 9-11 a.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home, a funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.

Capt. Charles Paul Silvia, USN-Retired, 82, of Middletown, passed away Nov. 4, 2017. He was the husband of the late Alice Dale Callahan Silvia. He is survived by his wife Mary Elizabeth (Betty). His funeral will be Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m. at Jesus Saviour Catholic Church.

Edward T. Vieira, 94, of Portsmouth, passed away on Oct. 28, 2017. He was the husband of the late Leah (Izadore) Vieira. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served in World War II.

Anthony J. Woidyla, 89, of Portsmouth, passed away Nov. 3, 2017 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He was the husband of Rita G. (Boffi) Woidyla.

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