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June Marie (Gavitt) Smith, “June Bug”, 90, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 3, 2019 in Anchorage, Alaska. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Smith, Sr. Born in Peace Dale, RI, She was the daughter of the late John W., Sr. and Lillian Gavitt.

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Kevin J. Magnotta, 64, of Peace Dale, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019 surrounded by his family.  He was the beloved husband of 28 years to Christine (Carpenter) Magnotta.  Born in White Plains, NY, he was the son of the late Rocco and Helen (LaMatina) Magnotta.  

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Patricia (Perry) Mangiantine, 73, of Narragansett, passed away peacefully May 30, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late Aldo J. Mangiantine, Jr.

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Alice L. Adams of Wakefield, Rhode Island, formerly of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and Leverett, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Saturday, May 18, 2019. Alice was born in Leverett, Massachusetts on March 29, 1926, the daughter of William J. and Myrtie (Nutting) Las…

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Grace C. (Huling) Morin, 101, of East Greenwich, died peacefully on May 22, 2019 at Brentwood Nursing Home.   She was the wife of the late Donald O. Morin.  Born in East Greenwich, she was a daughter of the late Clarence D. Huling & Consuelo (Jenison) Huling. 

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Charles Schock died peacefully on April 13 at the age of 95. Charlie, as he was known by many, was born to be a sailor. His father, Edson Irwin Schock, and grandfather, Edson Burr Schock, were both boat designers. Charlie was also born to be an engineer. His father taught engineering at the …

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Winifred Amy (Willott) James died on Saturday, May 18, 2019. She was born on April 21,1927, in Manchester, England and was a daughter of the late John Frederick and Gertrude (Woods) Willott.  She moved to Stonington, Connecticut in 1946 as a war bride. She and her husband Fred raised their f…

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Audrey (Holley) Hosley, 93, of Wakefield, died Saturday May 11, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Roscoe Hosley, married for 62 years. She was the daughter of the late Arthur Holley and Abbie (Tucker) Holley.

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Howard J. Whaley, Jr., 76, of Richmond, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at home.  He was the beloved husband of Veronica A. (Pokladnik) Whaley.  Born in Providence, a son of the late Howard J. Whaley, Sr. and Frances Carol (Burgess) Whaley.

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Harold R. (Bud) Fracassa, 89, passed away at his home in Snug Harbor on April 28, 2019. Born in Pawtucket RI, he was the son of the late Rosindo and Dorothy (Hughes) Fracassa.

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Lester Robert LeBlanc, Ph.D., 79, of Ocala, FL peacefully passed away April 12,2019 with his loving wife of 55 years at his side. Born in Providence, RI to William and Mildred LeBlanc, Lester graduated from Cranston High School in 1958. 

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Joyce A. (Kettelle) Spencer, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, Monday, April 15, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late Ellsworth Spencer. Born in East Greenwich, she was a daughter of the late Norman S. and Doris L. (Essex) Kettelle. Joyce was the beloved mother…

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Barbara Ann Brown, 73, formerly of Wakefield, passed away Wednesday, April 3rd. She was the beloved wife of Robert R. Brown for 56 years. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Anita (Turgeon) Dufault.

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Frederic J. Lischio, 84, of Vista, CA, formerly of North Kingstown, RI passed away peacefully on April 5, 2019 surrounded by family.  He was the loving husband of Dolores (Metzler) Lischio for 61 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Erasmo Lischio & Angela (Pagano) Lischio.

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Irene H. (Beatrice) Forbes, 89, a lifelong resident of South County, passed away April 10, 2019.  She was the wife of the late James L. Forbes, Jr.

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Robin M. Medeiros, 58, of Jamestown passed away peacefully on April 6, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

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The family of Matthew Robert McQueeney sadly informs our community that he passed from us on March 25, 2019. Matt died peacefully in his sleep, reposed in a porch chair, eyeglasses in hand, and surrounded by the twelve-step devotional readings that had sustained his sobriety for many months …

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Grace Ellen Reddington, age 14, peacefully passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was a beloved daughter of David and Tara Leger Reddington and Grace was the loving sister of Samuel, Benjamin, Margaret and Lily Reddington.  

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Margaret A. Emery, 93, of Wakefield, passed away Sunday, April 7th at home.  She was the beloved wife of the late Donald R. Emery.

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June Goodhue passed peacefully on March 28th with her family by her side at her cherished North Kingstown home.  Born in Beverly Massachusetts on December 26, 1923, June’s father owned the Ward Brother’s florist, where June’s life-long love of gardening and amazing green thumb was created. J…

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Jeanne Murdy Anderson, 87, of Wakefield, RI passed away peacefully on March 24, surrounded by her children and grandchildren.   

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Esther A. Brennan, 92, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Atria Assisted Living, Torrington. She was he beloved wife of William D. Brennan for 68 years.

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Ingrid Knuth Campanella passed away peacefully on March 18, 2019 in Blenheim-Newport in Middletown, RI at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her eldest daughter, Karen Ann, and husband, Samuel Salvatore. Born November 17, 1927 in Berlin, Germany to Wally Knuth and Fritz Hartmann, In…

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Mark B. Moffett, 84, of North Kingstown, RI passed away just after 1:00am on March 14, 2019.

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Maureen E. (Griffin) Sullivan, 79, of Narragansett, died peacefully at home on Friday March 15, 2019.  She was the beloved wife of Vincent H. Sullivan, they had been married for fifty-six years.

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James Ibsen MacWilliam passed away peacefully at the age of 71 on March 13, 2019 after a courageous six-year battle with cancer.  His daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Asher Nichols and Devon and Jesse Villarreal, join with all those who knew and loved him in mourning his death. 

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Richard B. “Dick” Lynch, 82, of Wakefield formerly of Cumberland, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.  He was the beloved husband of 55 years of the late Mary E. (Hanewich) Lynch.  Born in Hartford, CT, he was the son of the late James and Katherine (Burns) Lynch.

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On February 23, 2019, Kevin I. Murphy of Narragansett, died peacefully at home after a brief illness.

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Hazel E. (Jones) Schrand, 100, of North Kingstown, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at South Kingstown Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.  She was the wife of the late George J. Schrand.  Born in North Kingstown, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Jones & Harriet (Arnold) Jones.

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George T. Fitzelle, Ph. D, 95, of Kingston, passed away Monday March 4th.  He was the beloved husband of Constance P. Fitzelle for 61 years.

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Avedis “Ave” Tenkarian, 79, of Hope Valley passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019. Born in Providence, he was a much loved son of the late Zaven and Agnes (Vartanian) Tenkarian.

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Beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, Elaine Mathewson Pereira, died peacefully surrounded by family on March 1 in Wakefield, RI at the age of 86.

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Evelyn C. (Christensen) Sadlier, 90, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 at Hope & Hospice Palliative Care. She was the wife of the late Raymond F. Sadlier and a daughter of the late Haakon J. and Susanne E. (Cunningham) Christensen. Evelyn was employed as a manager at the New England Tele…

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Jack E. Gould, 58, of Saunderstown, passed away suddenly on February 26, 2019.  He was the beloved husband of Christine (Brown) Gould.

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Chris Barszcz, 61, of North Kingstown, died peacefully at home on Saturday, March 2, 2019.  He was the loving husband of Kristie K. (Boggs) Barszcz.  Born in South Kingstown, he was a son of the (late) Felix J. Barszcz & Carolyn A. (Bell) Barszcz. 

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Kenneth Kirk McKay, III (born September 30, 1942) passed away on March 4, 2019 following a long illness.  Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Kenneth K. and Katherine A. (nee, Delahunt) McKay and was raised in North Kingstown, RI, where he graduated from North Kingstown High S…

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Scott Winfield Newell, 54, of Sutton, MA, passed away on February 15, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Worcester, MA. He leaves his children, Kenneth and Nicole, both of Crofton, MD.

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Virginia M. “Gynne” (LaValley) Turco, passed peacefully at the age of 98 visiting family in Melbourne, FL.  She loved traveling and was always looking for the next adventure.

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James Neil Murphy, 83, of Narragansett, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Pamela M. (Johnston) Murphy for fifty-six years. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late James O. and Madeline (Kelly) Murphy.

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Christopher Menke, 36, died as a result of a motorcycle accident on February 3rd in Houston, Texas. He was the beloved son of Eric and Sandy Menke of Narragansett, the loving brother of Peter and Alex.

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Jack R. Briggs, 55, of South Kingstown, died Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Yale-New Haven Hospital.  He was the loving husband of Stephanie R. (Bailey) Briggs.  Born in South Kingstown, he was the son of Joan M. (Howard) Briggs and James E. F. Briggs of Exeter.  

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Merton Louis Matthews, 91, Westerly RI passed away peacefully at home on 31 January 2019.

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George Morrison Poland, of West Kingston, RI passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, February 1, 2019 at his home.

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Shirley A. (Barber) Magnant, 84, of North Kingstown, died peacefully at home on Friday, February 1, 2019.  She was the loving wife of N. Peter Magnant, Sr.. Born in South Kingstown, she was a daughter of the late Henry R. Barber & Mildred M. (Harrington) Barber.   

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Jean F. (Milikowski) Wicker, 93, of North Kingstown, died peacefully on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Home.   She was the wife of the late Jack L. Wicker.  Born in Manchester, CT, she was a daughter of the late Charles M. Milikowski & Teresa K. (Braun) Milikowski.  

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Dolores M. (Laurion) Bannister, 91, of South Kingstown, died peacefully at home on Sunday, January 27th. She was the wife of the late Henry Bannister.

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Dr. Edward A. Grove, 79, of Saunderstown, passed away January 4 after an illness. Ed was born in Gainesville, Georgia. For 57 years he was the beloved husband of the late Maureen Szekely Grove who passed away in August. He leaves behind their children Edward Franklin Grove and Rianda Grove L…

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William Herbert Stover, 74, of Wakefield passed away unexpectedly, Saturday January 19th.  He was the beloved husband of the late Susan (Carr) Stover.

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George H. Willis, Ph. D, 77, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, surrounded by his family.  For fifty-two years he was the beloved husband of the Rev. Nancy A. Willis.

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Arthur Gardner, Jr., 66, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully at home on January 9th. He was the former husband of Susan (Gilman) Gardner of Carolina.