2018-08-23 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Andrew Abbey, 56, of Newport, passed away Aug. 15, 2018.

Theodore B. Amado Sr., 87, of Portsmouth, passed away Aug. 20, 2018. He was the husband of Lorraine Furtado Amado. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in the Korean War. Calling hours will be Thursday, Aug. 23, from 4-7 p.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Aug. 24, at 10 a.m. at St. Augustin’s Church.

Russell E. Batey, 89, passed away Aug. 17, 2018. He was the husband of Emeline (Sailor) Batey. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served during World War II and the Korean War. Calling hours will be Friday, Aug. 24, from 5-8 p.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. His funeral will be Aug. 25, at 9 a.m., at the Beacon Avenue Church of God, 103 Beacon Ave., Providence. Burial will follow with full military honors in Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter.

Mary Clarke, 102, of Newport, passed away Aug. 16, 2018 at the Royal Middletown Nursing Home.

Genevieve (Gene) Froeschl, 92, of Middletown, passed away Aug. 19, 2018. She was the wife of Henry J. Froeschl.

Beverly Marilyn Freedman, 89, of Middletown, passed away Aug. 16, 2018. She was the wife of the late Erwin Joseph Freedman.

Donald “DJ” W. Jenkins, 78, of Newport, passed away Aug. 19, 2018, at Newport Hospital.

Donald R. Kidd Sr., 74, of Portsmouth, passed away Aug. 17, 2018. He was the husband of his Ann (Sullivan) Kidd. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Calling hours will be Thursday, Aug. 30, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Connors Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home.

Melinda (Lynn) J. Heufelder Ostiguy, of Newport, passed away Aug. 15, 2018. She was the wife of Stephen P. Ostiguy.

Merah Pratt Peabody, 85, of Middletown, passed away Aug. 16, 2018. She was the wife of Restcom E. Peabody. She and her husband owned and operated Peabody’s Beach in Middletown for 35 years.

William E. Rhodes, 92, of Newport, passed away Aug. 19, 2018. He was the husband of Margaret A. Rhodes.

Diana Seager, 64, of Newport, passed away Aug. 14, 2018.

Christian Jennifer Wood, 78, of Newport, passed away Aug. 17, 2018.

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