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Dolores M. (Metzler) Lischio, 83, of Vista, CA, formerly of North Kingstown, RI passed away peacefully on May 1, 2020 surrounded by family. She was the loving wife of the late Frederic J. Lischio for 61 years. Born in Los Angeles, she was a daughter of the late Charles Metzler and Margaret (…

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Nancy Cyr Larson, 85, of Wakefield, RI passed away Monday, May 11th.  She was predeceased by her husband of 38 years, Francis Cyr, and was the wife of the late Richard Larson. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of Melvin and Eva (Wilson) Miller.

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Shirley E. (Holley) Southwick, Born June 13, 1923. Predeceased by her parents, Jennie (Clarke) and Leonard S. Holley of Wakefield, and her husband of 40 years, Donald R. Southwick.  

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Richard A. Jackson, 85, of North Kingstown, died May 12, 2020 at South County Hospital.  Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Alexander L. Jackson & Lillian G. (Cann) Jackson. He was the brother of the late Elizabeth Holmander.

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John D. Oberle died unexpectedly on May 17, 2020. Beloved son of John J. and Barbara J. Oberle of Kingston, brother of Joshua M. Oberle of Jamaica Plain, MA. Born in Warwick, John was a life long resident of Kingston.

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Gloria P. Taylor (Brewer), 88, of South Kingstown, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. She was the wife of the late Benjamin “Frank” Taylor, Jr. Born in Mars Hill, ME, the daughter of the late Spurgeon Brewer and Natalie (Blackden) Noddin.

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Charleen Theresa Gallagher, 79, of Kingston, passed away Saturday May 9th.  She was the beloved wife of the late Edward G. Gallagher.

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Stuart A. Sherman Jr., 87 of Perryville, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at home. He was the husband of the late Grace (Russell) Sherman. Born in South Kingstown, he was a son of the late Stuart A. Sherman Sr. and Mary (Brown) Sherman.

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Helen M. (Power) Leger, “Nana,” 78 of Saunderstown, Rhode Island, and originally, Clonmel of County Tipperary, Ireland arrived at her “final destination” on April 28. She passed away peacefully and was surrounded by the dedicated and loving staff of the Scalabrini Nursing Home.

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Kevin Andrew Clarke, 51, of Saunderstown, RI passed away peacefully at home on May 3, 2020 surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with brain cancer.

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Bill “Nick” Nichols, 88, of South Kingstown, died unexpectedly at South County Hospital on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.  He would have turned 89 on May 16, 2020.  Bill was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War.  He retired from Levition Manufacturing after working there his entire career.  

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Bruce C. McCullough, 70, of West Warwick, formerly of Narragansett, died Sunday, April 26, 2020.  Born in Wakefield, he was the son of the late Norman G. and Mary (Arundel) McCullough. He attended Narragansett schools and South Kingstown High School.  

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Alice Margaret Rusnock died peacefully on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, with Andrew Rusnock, her husband of 60 years, at her side.

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Leonard Robert Worthen, 94, of Wakefield, passed on April 9, 2020 after a brief illness. Born in Woburn, MA on December 28, 1925, Leonard was the son of the late Alice (Ransom) Worthen and Lawrence Preston Worthen and the brother of the late Gordon A. Worthen, all of Stoneham, MA. A devoted …

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S.G. (‘Vet’) Payne, 83, of Kingston, RI, passed away at South County Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Carol A. (Aylesworth) Payne, who passed away in 2014. A native Rhode Islander, he was a son of the late Charles A. Payne and Katherine M. (Hanaway) Payne. He li…

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Grace (Menzies) Dickens, 93, of North Kingstown, died April 17, 2020 at Scalabrini Villa.  She was the wife of the late Kenneth E. Dickens.  Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Dr. John E. Menzies & Rachel W. (Gatey) Menzies.  

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Judy Pysariw (Zemlickova) also known as “Jitka”, 98, of Tefft Hill Road, Richmond, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, April 16, 2020. She was the loving wife of the late Dr. Jacob Pysariw. Born in Czechoslovakia, she was the daughter of the late Josef & Frantiska Zemlicka.

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Elizabeth A. Parrillo, 83, of Cranston and Narragansett, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.  She was the beloved wife of the late Robert M. Parrillo.  Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Anna (Rafferty) Goselin.  

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James M. Shaw, 75, of Franklin, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 13, 2020, after a short illness.  He was the son of the late James H. Shaw and Alvina (Turcotte) Shaw. He is survived by his 3 loving sisters - Mary McGowan of Portsmouth, RI, Melodie Rowland of Tiverton, …

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Henrietta “Henriet/Henri/Henia” (Cira) Brigada, 63, formerly of Charlestown, passed away in Charleston, SC on April 8, 2020 from cancer. She was the beloved wife of Thomas “Tom” Brigada, DDS for 39 years.

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Elizabeth (Shippee) Aitkenhead was born in Wakefield, RI to James Shippee and Julia (Frazier) Shippee on June 11, 1926. She was the last survivor of their five children and passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020 at the age of 93.

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Jane St. Coeur, a veteran Rhode Island educator and beloved pillar of the Saunderstown community, died of heart failure on April 9 at a nursing home in South Kingston, R.I. She was 95.

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Richard Thomas Casey, 85, of Wakefield, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020 due to complications from Covid-19.  Born in Providence on August 22, 1934, he was the son of late Joseph R. and Josephine Eileen (Cooney) Casey of North Kingstown, RI.  

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Mary “Gloria” (Trainor) Sherman, our loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away peacefully on April 4, 2020 after a short illness.  Born in Providence on August 26, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Mary Cordelia (Bastarache) Trainor.  Gloria was raised …

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Taig Steven Spearman passed away on March 30, at home, after a brief illness.  He was born on August 30,1987, in Wakefield, RI, to Jessica Spearman.  He graduated from School One in Providence, RI, in 2005. His eclectic and varied career reflected his numerous talents.  He spent a year worki…

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Frederick Theodore Kushnir, of North Kingstown, passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Born in New York City, he was the cherished son of the late George and Katherine (Nowakowsky) Kushnir of New York City and the beloved husband of the late Filomena (Curci) Kushnir.

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Fenwick “Tib” G. Palazzo, 87 of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Jean E. (Chouinard) Palazzo for 62 years. Born in East Greenwich, he was a son of the late Clemente and Mary A. (Catanio) …

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Edna O’Neill Mattson, 84 of North Kingstown, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she was the youngest daughter of the late Francis “Dewey” O’Neill and Edna “Nana” (Sanderson) O’Neill.

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Linda Brayman, 70 of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 27, 2020 at the Sunny View Nursing Home in Warwick. Born in Pawtucket, she was the loving daughter of the late Edward Brayman, Jr. and Elizabeth H. Calderwood.

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Kathleen Svencer Rancourt, most recently of Wakefield, Rhode Island and longtime resident of Southbury, Connecticut, passed away on March 25, 2020, at home with her loved ones, after a year-long fight against cancer that epitomized her strength, grace, and selflessness.

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Claudette Gertrude Joyal Guillemette, 80, of Narragansett, died Thursday, March 26, 2020. Born in West Warwick, she was the daughter of the late Zephir Pierre Joyal and Jeanne Delia (Richard) Joyal.

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Jan Hall-Stinson passed away unexpectedly on March 10, 2020. A light has gone out in the world.

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Walter W. Soban, II, 72, of Saunderstown, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, March 21, 2020.  He was the loving husband of Janet (Bercaw) Soban.  Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Walter W. Soban, & Sarah M. (Whipple) Soban.

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Daniel Joseph Fitzpatrick, 85, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully at home on March 17, 2020. 

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Alfred “Al” Zannella Jr., 68, of Saunderstown, originally of Cranston, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Joanne (Greene) Zannella for 43 years, and a devoted son of the late Alfred A. Zannella, Sr. and Anna (Graziano) Zannella.

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Betty Cooper Batson, 99, of East Greenwich, died peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Green House Home. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Batson. Born in Akron, OH, she was a daughter of the late Arthur F. Cooper & Ethel (Malinak) Cooper.

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Peter Robinson “Rob” Clark passed away unexpectedly on March 17, 2020, at home.  He was born on October 3, 1967, in Providence, RI, to the late Richard Perry Clark and his wife Patricia Anne (Rogler) Clark.  He graduated from Rocky Hill School in 1986 and spent a year as an exchange student …

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William D. Kovacs, Ph.D, 84, of South Kingstown, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Eileen (Mahoney) Kovacs. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of the late William T. and Eleanor (Neininger) Kovacs.  

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Edward Ernest Hanrahan, Jr., 69, died on March 19, 2020 at Elderwood Nursing Home, Riverside, Rhode Island of liver cancer. He was the son of the late Edward and Rose (Clancy) Hanrahan. He grew up in Barrington, Rhode Island.

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Peter Manning (a.k.a. Bubba) a Contractor and Partner in T.F. Manning Builders, surfer, artist, music lover and health nut died on March 13, 2020. Peter was a loving husband, father, brother, son-in-law, uncle, and devoted friend.

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Catherine M. “Kay” Johnson, 88, of North Kingstown, died peacefully at home on March 12, 2020.  She was the wife of the late Einar A. Johnson.  Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Raymond Carlin & Loretta (Sullivan) Carlin.

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Harry B. Tucker, 86, of Kingston, passed away Sunday.  He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Cook) Tucker for 60 years.

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Winston William Wallace Stadig, Jr., 75, of Wickford, passed away March 4, 2020, while residing at the Scalabrini Villa in North Kingstown. He was the only child of the late Winston W. Stadig, Sr. and Charlotte (St. Germaine) Stadig.

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Richard Francis Clarke, 84, of South Kingstown, RI passed away peacefully on February 17th, 2020.  He was the loving husband of Jeanne Doucette Clarke; together since high school, they were married 62 years.

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Patricia  (Records) Curry, 94, of North Kingstown, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.  She was the wife of the late Thomas Morton Curry, Jr. 

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Lisa A. French (Mead), 62, of Wakefield, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 9, 2020, at home.  She was the wife of Timothy J. French for 29 years.  Born in Danbury, CT, she was the daughter of the late Wallace and Dolores (Meyer) Mead.

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Arthur George Thompson passed peacefully on Wednesday, March 4. He was preceded by his wife of 66 years, Alice. He leaves behind their four children Wayne (Dianne), Barbara (Bill), Roy (Maureen), and Gary (Victoria).

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Christine Susan (Dynof) Edgar, 48 of Saunderstown, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 6, 2020 at South County Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Robert “Bob” D. Edgar, Jr. for 25 years, loving daughter of Joseph S. Dynof and Michele A. (Guerin) Dynof, and daughter-in-law of Robert …

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Shirley Ellis Cummings, 91, of South Kingstown, died on Monday, February 24. Born on January 28, 1929 in Cambridge, MA, Shirley was the loving daughter of Alexander Ellis, and Catherine (Cassidy) Ellis.

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Gertrude “Trudi” E. Arnold, 94, South Kingstown, passed away on Friday, February 28, 2020.  She was the wife of the late Robert D. Arnold for 55 years.  Born in South Kingstown, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Fannie (Moore) Woodmansee.