2018-01-04 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Emily Ann (Correia) Archambault, 92, of Portsmouth, passed Dec. 28, 2017 at Royal Middletown Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Albert J. Archambault. Calling hours will be Thursday, Jan. 4, from 4-8 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. Her funeral will be Jan. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at Connors Funeral Home.

Panagiotis “Peter” Bitzileos, 89, of Newport, passed away Dec. 26, 2017 in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Helen (Goulios) Bitzileos.

Daniel Bradley Buckley, 86, of Middletown, passed away Dec. 28, 2017. He was the husband of Joan Maher Buckley. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam wars.

Dorothy (Chlapowski) Borges, 91, of Middletown, passed away Dec. 29, 2017 at Newport Hospital. She was married to the late Joseph Borges. Calling hours will be Friday, Jan. 5, from 4-7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral. A funeral mass will be Jan. 6, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Georgianna Holt (Dawley) Faerber, RN, 94, of Newport, passed away Jan. 1, 2018. She was the wife of the late Eugene “Jeeps” P. Faerber. Calling hours will be on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, from 1-4 p.m., at Memorial Funeral Home. Her funeral will be Jan. 8, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist.

Tracy A. Griffith, 56 of Middletown, passed away Dec. 31, 2017. She leaves behind her husband, Rodney Griffith and daughter, Kaitlyn Griffith. She was the daughter of Barbara A. VonVillas and the late Peter A. VonVillas. She was a a graduate of Middletown High School class of 1979. Services will be private. A Celebration of Life will be held in June 2018. Donations in her memory may be made to, either the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for breast cancer research, dana-farber.org or the Marie Poussepin Outreach Ministry, 3012 Elm St., Dighton, MA 02715.

Thomas Donald Horrocks Jr., 62, of Portsmouth, passed away Dec. 28, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He was the husband of Phyllis (Rego) Horrocks. Calling hours will be Saturday, Jan. 6, from 11 a.m. -1:30 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth. A funeral service will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Elsie E. Lawless, 90 of Newport, passed away Dec. 30, 2017 at the Royale Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late James A. Lawless. She leaves behind her children; David Lawless (Filomena) of Tiverton, Claire Donahoe (Sean of Burke) of Virg., Francis Lawless (Diane) of Bristol, and Katie Wilkinson (Donald) of Portsmouth, and several grandchildren. Calling hours will be Friday, Jan. 5, from 4-7 p.m. at the O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home. Her funeral service will be Jan. 6, at 11 a.m. at St. Augustin’s Church.

Catherine E. (Pinter) Purcell, 71, of Middletown, passed away Dec. 22, 2017 at Newport Hospital. A celebration of her life will be held at the Eisenhower House on Saturday, Jan. 6, from 10 a.m.-noon, with a service beginning at 11 a.m. Agnes (Lewis) Rogers, 81, of Newport, passed away Dec. 30, 2017 at Grand Islander Health Care Center, Middletown. She was the wife of the late Milton Rogers Jr. Calling hours will be Friday, Jan. 5 from 5-7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. His funeral will Jan. 6, at 11 a.m. at CrossPoint Church.

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