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Sid Morgan of Wakefield, Rhode Island, died peacefully on October 16 at the age of 92. She spent her last days at The Elms/Chestnut Cottage memory care residence in Westerly, where she was tenderly cared for by the exceptional staff and surrounded by her loving daughters.

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Jean (Yost) Russell passed away on October 22, 2021 at the age of 87.  She was the daughter of the late Elsie (Yost) Folcarelli and stepdaughter of the late Alfred Folcarelli.

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Susan J. Whittingham, 76 years old of Warwick, passed away on September 22, 2021. She was the daughter of George and Belle Whittingham and the sister of David and Fred. All of whom preceded her in death. She is survived by her nephew John Whittingham of Montana, her niece Suzanna Williams of…

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Kenneth V. Champlin, 65, passed away October 18, 2021. Born in South Kingstown, he was a son of the late Kenneth V. Champlin, Sr. and Loretta (Rogers) Champlin; loving brother of Michael F. Champlin, Kevin G. Champlin and the late Cynthia K. Champlin and Sandra J. Champlin. Kenny enjoyed qua…

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The Stimson family is saddened to announce the passing of Debra Alderwick Stimson. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Born April 8, 1952 in Utica, New York. The Alderwick family spent summers in Matunuck. Dedicated to her work with women, Deb offered support and guidance…

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Ellen E. Albro, 87, of Exeter, died October 16, 2021 at South County Hospital.  She was the loving wife of Richard E. Albro, Sr. for 69 years.  Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late James Corey and Bertha M. (Pierce) Corey.   

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 Ethyl Marion (Stone) Daniels, 101, of South Kingstown, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 25th, 2021. She was the loving wife of the late Earl Howard Daniels. Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Lila (Sherwood) Stone.

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Rita Andreasen Flynn Crook age 74 of Wakefield, RI passed away on October 15th after a courageous battle with cancer.  She is survived by her three children Anne Caranci, Jack Flynn both of Lincoln, RI and Eryn Flynn of Cumberland, RI and her granddaughter Meghan Caranci enrolled at Hussen U…

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Denise (Killian) Wheat, 93, passed away at home on October 12, 2021. Born in Providence, RI on October 11, 1928. She was the wife of late Homer E. Wheat.  She was the daughter of the late Frank and Jessie Killian.

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Trevor D. Whelan, age 19 of Narragansett, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Born in South Kingstown, he was the loving son of the late Kevin J. Whelan and May E. Dumsar.

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Carol Ann (Radcliffe) Keogh, 85, of South Kingstown, passed away Monday, October 4, 2021. Born in Fall River, MA, and raised in Newport, RI, she was the daughter of James and Winifred (Kenney) Radcliffe. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard B. Keogh.

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Kevin J. Whelan, age 61 of Narragansett, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Born in Hartford, CT, he was a son of John Whelan and the late Ella Jane (Wood) Curran; and stepson of Jackie Whelan.

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Harold R. “Buddy” Ekno, 83, of North Kingstown, died peacefully on October 9, 2021.  He was the loving husband of Virginia A. (Hoxsie) Ekno for 53 years.   Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Harry R. Ekno and Grace R. (Derry) Ekno.  

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George J. Murphy, Jr., 87, died October 4, 2021. He was the devoted husband of Marybeth (Hoyt) Murphy for 46 years, father of Michael N. Murphy and his wife Cara Murphy of Merrimac, MA and Bevin T. Murphy and her husband Christopher Scott of Attleboro, MA, grandfather of Audrey J.M. Scott, a…

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Yvonne E. (Carriere) Stefano, 85, of Narragansett, died Tuesday, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Maurice F. Stefano.

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Marilyn Malina, PhD., died on September 24, 2021, in South Kingstown, RI at age 92. Born in the Bronx on October 9 , 1928 , the youngest child of Isidore Malina and Goldie Krevenis Malina , Marilyn was predeceased by her beloved husband , Albert J. Hoban , her sister Harriet Wolf of Ridgewoo…

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Margaret Marks Demitroff passed away peacefully on the morning of September 19, 2021 at age 91. She lived a beautiful life, full of love and kindness. Her generous spirit was apparent to all who were lucky enough to know her.

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Ann Phillips Gardiner Wilder died last Friday morning surrounded by family. She was 100 years old, yet she knew us all until the end.

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Dorothy G. Curnow, 90, formerly of Wakefield, RI, passed away peacefully on September 26, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich, RI.  

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Harold J. Shay, 89, of Narragansett, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 19th, 2021, at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Catherine Jean (Provost) Shay. Born in Queens, NY, he was a son of the late Samuel and Marion (Madigan) Shay.

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Arturo B. Flores, USN (ret.), 93, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully at the Hulitar Hospice Center on September 21, 2021. Born in Pangasinan, Metro Manila, Philippines, he was the son of the late Leocadio and Monica (Batuyong) Flores.

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Lillian L. Allen, 99, of North Kingstown, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on September 14, 2021.  She was the loving wife of Russell G. Allen for 75 years.  Born in North Kingstown, she was a daughter of the late Alfred C. Munson and Hattie P. (Spink) Munson.

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Patrick Brennan McGrath, of Wakefield, Rhode Island, passed away unexpectedly on September 9, 2021, at the age of 39.  He was the son of Kevin and Frances McGrath of Wakefield, Rhode Island and the grandson of the late William and Esther Brennan and John and Josephine McGrath.  He was a devo…

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John B. Allen, 87, of North Kingstown, died peacefully at home on Thursday, September 9, 2021.  He was the loving husband of Jane Gosselin Allen for 53 years.  Born in Wickford Village, he was a son of the late Lovell H. Allen and Mary (Philhower) Allen.   

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Marie A. Champion (Pucella), 87, of South Kingstown, passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021. She was the wife of the late John S. Champion. They were married 52 years before his passing. Born and raised in Peace Dale (Rocky Brook), she was a daughter of the late Luke and Henrietta (Caldamone…

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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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Raymond “Ray” Martin Person, 73, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 4, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Margaret (Accinno) Person for 35 years. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late James and Camilla (Bento) Person.

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Anne “Nancy” Tavares of Exeter passed away peacefully at Hope Health in Providence on August 28, 2021 at the age of 76

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Vincent H. Sullivan of Narragansett, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Rhode Island Hospital at the age of 85 & went to meet his beloved wife of 56 years, Maureen E. (Griffin) Sullivan in heaven.

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Mary P. “Priscilla” (Hoar) Higby, 86, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. She was the loving wife of the late John C. “Jack” Higby for fifty-six years. Born in Lowell, MA, she was the daughter of the late Roger S. and Madeline (Fraizer) Hoar.

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Dorothy J. Kittell, 86, of South Kingstown, died peacefully on August 26, 2021 at Brookdale South Bay. She was the wife of the late Henry J. Kittell, Jr.  Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Pimental and Dorothy J. (Hamm) Pimental.

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Ira Gross, 88, of Kingston, RI, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Rhode Island for four decades died peacefully with compassionate care from Hospice, on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.

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Harold A. Loftes, Jr.  78, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. He was the husband of Mary (Littlefield) Loftes and the son of the late Virginia (Bossard) Loftes  and Harold Loftes, Sr. and brother to the late Bruce Loftes. Besides his wife he is survived by his son Kevin M. Loftes of So…

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Joel A. Dain, 89, died Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Brookdale South Bay. Joel was the beloved husband of Eleanor (Horowitz) Dain for 64 years. Born in Bronx, New York City, he was the oldest son of the late Charles and Beatrice (Pollack) Dain. Resident of Kingston since 1962, Dr. Dain was Pr…

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Attorney Jeff Melish, 73, of Wakefield, R.I., passed away on July 1, 2021, the result of a tragic car collision. Jeff is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Joanne Pope Melish; his two older brothers, John and Bill Melish; his five children, Rachel Zinkand, Jennifer Melish, Matthew John…

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Leah E. Ribner-Martin, 20, died on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. Beloved daughter of Ruth Ribner and Lenore Martin of North Kingstown.  Cherished granddaughter of Alice Martin (Ted Jones) and the late Donald Martin (Joan Erskine) and the late Daniel and late Lita Ribner.  She is also survived by…

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William “Bill” R. Devine, 83, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Kathleen (Farrell) Devine; two daughters, Jennifer H. Devine and Melissa K. Devine; two sons, William “Bill” …

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Erlinda “Linda” Belmonte passed away peacefully on August 5, 2021, with her loving daughters Jasmin and Cheryl by her side. Born in the Philippines she was the daughter of the late Jose and Veronica (Padilla) Belmonte. She graduated medical school in the Philippines and then continued her po…

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John Patrick Shanley, 77, of South Kingstown, beloved husband of Elaine (Davis) Shanley, passed peacefully at home on August 3. A former Supervisor in the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, entrepreneur, state legislator and associate professor of criminology, “Pat,” as he was affection…

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Sylvia Spencer Petrie, 90, passed away on Monday, August 9, 2021, at her Peace Dale home surrounded by members of her family.  She was the widow of Rhode Island poet (and long-time University of Rhode Island faculty member) Paul Petrie.

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Brooke Ashley Kennedy, 27, was born on January 18, 1994, and raised by her beloved Mother, Nancy Jane Kennedy.  She passed away unexpectedly on August 2, 2021.  

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Mary Gloria (Trainor) Sherman, “Gloria” Gloria, 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.

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Priscilla M. Ainsworth, 97, of West Kingston passed peacefully Saturday, August 7, 2021.  She was the second daughter of John and Mollie Lewis and the beloved wife of the late George T. Ainsworth Jr. for 60 years. 

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Mary Quinn (Rougas), 91, of Narragansett, passed away peacefully at her home on July 28, 2021.  She was the wife of the late Bernard H. Quinn.

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Linda M. Ousterhout, 68, of Narragansett passed away peacefully on Monday, June 28, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of David E. Ousterhout for 47 years.

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Ruthe A. O’Shaughnessy, 93, of North Kingstown, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on July 19, 2021.  She was the wife of the late Thomas K. O’Shaughnessy.  Born in Throop, PA, she was the daughter of the late John J. Sheroda and Agnella (Blazauskas) Sheroda.  

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Irene Brigada, 93, of Coventry passed away Tuesday, July 6 surrounded by her children.  Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Sophie Oles and the loving wife of Dr. Carl P. Brigada until his passing in 2012. They lived in Springfield, MA and Green Hill whe…

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Holly Champlin Mather passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at home after a long and bravely fought battle with cancer on July 15, 2021.

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William R. Matteson, 72 of Wakefield, slipped away peacefully on July 8, 2021 at his home with his wife by his side. He died from Frontotemporal Degeneration with ALS. He was the beloved husband of Pamela L. (Spaulding) Matteson.

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Debra A. Hubeny, 65, of Narragansett, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, July 12, 2021.  Born in Southington, CT, she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Sergan) Hubeny.