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It is with sorrow that we, the family of James Barrett Ross Jr. of Kingston, Rhode Island announce his passing on July, 18, 2020at the age of 90. James (Jim) leaves behind his wife of 70 years, Ann Penney Ross, and their 11 children: James B. Ross III, Scott Ross, Alison Hunt, Andrea Ames, A…

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Margherita Rose Thayer (Salerno), 98, of Peace Dale, passed away peacefully at South County Hospital on July 20. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry H. Thayer, Jr. for almost 63 years. Born in Peace Dale, Rl, a daughter of the late Giovanni Salerno and Francesca (Maiorana) Salerno, Mr…

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Evelyn L. (Tarbox) Smith LeBlanc, 88, of Wakefield, RI and formerly of Westerly, RI died peacefully on Tuesday July 14, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.  She was the beloved wife of the late James H. Smith Jr. and the late Jerry S. LeBlanc.

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Donald Edward Dubowski was born November 20, 1947 in the old Irwin Sanitarium, Saint Albans, New York.  He died Sunday, July 19, 2020 in Saunderstown, Rhode Island after succumbing to Myasthenia Gravis.  

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Daniel E. Smith, 72, of West Kingston, R.I., passed away on July 14, 2020, after a long battle with ALS. He was surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife, Sharon (Grosch) Smith, his sisters Donna Ryan and Sylvia Delaney, his children David Smith of Bethesda, MD, Karen Robin…

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Roberta (Daley) Mueller, 98, of South Kingstown, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020.  She was the wife of the late Conrad George Mueller, born and raised in St. Louis, MO. She was born in Providence and raised in Matunuck, Bonnet Shores and the Washington Park section of South Providence.  

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Kenneth A. Buteau, III, 29, died Monday, July 13, 2020.  He was a son of Kenneth Buteau Jr. and Anne Marie (Parker) Buteau.

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Alvin J. Noss, Jr., 106, of Slocum, died peacefully at home on June 30, 2020.  He was the husband of the late Rosie M. (Wiley) Noss.  Born in Slocum, he was a son of the late Alvin J. Noss, Sr. & Ellen K. (Goodrich) Noss.

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Muriel E. (Johnson) Peabody, age 94, passed away at her home on Monday, June 29, 2020.  She was the beloved wife of the late Edwin Peabody.  Born in Warwick, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Mabel (Potter) Johnson.

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Glenn Hall Brewer VMD (“PopPop”) of East Wakefield New Hampshire is with his Lord after a tragic accident on July 2. Born in Pennsylvania, he attended Owen J Roberts High School. He later graduated from Penn State followed by completing his veterinary degree at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Holly Sue Siart-Warner, 45, of North Kingstown, passed away unexpectedly on Friday June 26th.

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Joseph F. Pouliot, Jr., 86, of South Kingstown, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020, with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Assunta “Sue” (Gallucci) Pouliot for 59 years. Born in Bridgeport, CT, he was the son of the late Joseph F. Pouliot, Sr. and Lois (Bowler) Pouliot.

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Teri L. Young, age 60 of Exeter, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020. She was the beloved wife of William “Bill” D. Young, Jr. for thirty-one years. Born in South Kingstown, she was a daughter of Joan “Gail” (Gardiner) Carmichael and the late Delbert “Hoagie” Carmichael.

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Rita T. Sompi, 98, who passed away May 14th will have visiting hours on Monday June 29th  at the Avery Storti Funeral Home, 88 Columbia Street, Wakefield 9:30 -10:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at Christ the King Church, 180 Old North Road, Kingston.  Burial will follo…

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Nina M. Kane, 59, of North Kingstown, died Friday, June 19, 2020 at Kent Hospital. She was the wife of Kevin A. Kane. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of Arleen M. (Delong) Dennison & the late Raymond Conca, Sr. She was the step-daughter of the late George L. Dennison, Jr.

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Gladys Elizabeth (Fletcher) Desautell, formerly of East Greenwich, RI, passed away peacefully into eternal glory at Elmhurst Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center on June 16, 2020, at the blessed age of 95. She received excellent care as a resident for almost 12 years. Gladys was the daught…

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Nancy A. Sherman, 83, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 20th, with her family by her side.  She was the beloved wife of the late George E. Sherman.

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Carolyn Caparco, 80, of Narragansett passed away on May 22, 2020 after a brief illness, not related to COVID-19. She was the wife of the late John Caparco. Born in Providence to the late Gilbert & Norma Cartier. 

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Alfred “Bud” A. Tefft, 88, of West Kingston, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020.  He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Briggs) Tefft of 66 years.  Born in Exeter, he was the son of the late Thomas “Frank” Tefft and Marie (Pelletier) Tefft.  

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Philip A. Holley, 90, beloved husband, father, fireman, and friend passed away on Friday, June 12, 2020. He is survived by his wife Nancy (Reynolds) Holley. Born in South Kingstown, he was the son of the late Arthur T. Holley and Abbey (Tucker) Holley and brother of the late Audrey (Holley) …

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Robin Leete Schodt (60) passed away peacefully in her home on June 7th, 2020.  She figured she might as well - there was nothing good on TV.  Rumor is that both Wendy’s and Jimmy John’s took a hit in the stock market the next day due to anticipated loss of sales. 

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Philip Rendle Dyer set off on his final journey on May 14, 2020 at age 62. Upon completion of treatment for pancreatic cancer at Dana-Farber, he was cared for in his home by his family and friends, with assistance from Hope Hospice of RI.

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Rev. Deacon John S. Shea, 81, of Richmond, a member of the Permanent Diaconate for the Diocese of Providence, passed away on Wednesday, June 3rd after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

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Donna M. (Roberts) Hazard, 66, of Narragansett passed away peacefully on May 22, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.  She was the beloved wife of Dennis C. Hazard for thirty-one years.

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Alan Schwab died Thursday, May 21, 2020 in California.  He is survived by his parents, Robert and Audrey.  He graduated from North Kingstown High School in 1980.  He also attended West Bay Vocational in his junior and senior year. In the 1980s, he ran the light show for the bands Artic and T…

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Eileen B. (Maher) Sweet, 87, of Narragansett, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 22, 2020 due to complications of COVID-19. She was the wife of the late Horace D. Sweet. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Yvonne B. (Durning) Maher. Eileen worked as an admin…

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Scott A. Gordon, 78, of Exeter, died May 29, 2020 at South County Hospital.  He was the loving husband of Ruth A. (Burdick) Gordon.  Born in Milwaukee, WI, he was the son of the late Ralph Gordon & Marie E. (Reber) Pluck.

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Joan E. Roland, 90, of North Kingstown, formerly of Warwick, died peacefully on Friday, May 29, 2020 at Roberts Health Centre.  She was the wife of the late Charles F. Roland, Jr.  Born in Pittsburgh, PA, she was a daughter of the late James D. Bradley and Loretto L. (Barker) Bradley.

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Sandra A. Rice, 71, of North Kingstown, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Greenville Center.  Born in South Kingstown, she was a daughter of the late Leroy Rice & Beverly A. (Adams) Rice.  

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Carolyn Perkins Johnson, age 87, of Hope Valley, Rhode Island, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020 at Westerly Hospital. She is survived by her son Richard Johnson (and wife Ann) of Raceland, LA.; daughter Susan Hopkins of Westerly, RI; grandson Joey Grimm of Charlestown, RI; granddaughter Ke…

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Romilda R. “Millie” Ruggieri, 93, of North Kingstown, died peacefully at home on Monday, May 25, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.  Millie was the wife of the late Orlando “Al” Ruggieri, whom she met at age 14 and married upon his return home from World War II.  Born in Providence, Mill…

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Dr. Peter B. Baute, of Block Island and Wakefield, RI, died at home on April 4, 2020, at the age of 86. He was the beloved husband of Cynthia (Cindy) Baute.

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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.