Newport This Week


Alice Mary Burman, 85, of Newport, passed away Dec. 22, 2013 from heart failure after a convalescence at Heatherwood Nursing Center. She leaves behind her children, Bryan Burman of Newport, Karen Burman of Portsmouth, Richard Burman of Va., and Raymond Burman of Illinois and several grandchildren.

Stanley F. Kalwak, 77, of Newport, passed away Dec. 17, 2013 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Valerie (Brown) Kalwak. He also leaves behind his children, Kimberly Downing and her husband Jerry of Middletown, Michael Kalwak of Coventry, RI, and his grandchildren, Joshua Downing, Zachary Downing, Andrew Kalwak and Rayden Whitfield. He was also the father of the late Anita Kalwak. Donations in his memory may be made to the James L. Maher Horticultural Center, P.O. Box 4390, Middletown, RI 02842.

George F. Warch, Jr., 69, of Middletown, passed away Dec. 20, 2013 at Newport Hospital. He was a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, retiring as a Senior Chief Yeoman. He was the husband of Sherrill (Proctor) Warch. Calling hours will be Sunday, Dec. 29, from 2 – 5 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. His funeral service will be Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. at Channing Memorial Church, 135 Pelham St., Newport. Burial with military honors will follow in R.I. Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, RI. Donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project (www.wounded

Loretta Joyce Weber, 87, of Newport, formerly of Portsmouth, passed away Dec. 23, 2013 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late Raymond P. Weber. She leaves behind her daughter, Susan Louise Sullivan of Portsmouth, and her granddaughters, Amelia and Emma Sullivan. Calling hours will be Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, from 3 – 4 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 4 p.m. in the Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Rd., Portsmouth. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Clare Home, 309 Spring St., Newport, RI 02840.

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