Our Obituaries

Marjorie Ann Tilley

May 8, 1942 - July 1, 2017

"Marjorie A. (Diehl) Tilley, age 75 of Barrington, RI, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017 at her residence.Born in Lewiston, ME, a daughter of the late George A. and Ruth (Pease) Diehl, she grew up in Maine, and was a graduate of Lewiston High School, class of 1960. Marge was an office manager at the Maine Sportsman Newspaper, for thirty years. She was an avid gardener and knitter. Marge...
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Alice M. Brown

July 27, 1926 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, Warren, RI.
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Claire E. Rothus

July 14, 1921 - June 26, 2017

Claire E. Rothus 7/14/21 ~ 6/26/17She had a big smile and hearty laugh. "Never worry about the present, past or future - life goes on"Claire was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband, Lt. Commander USCG and professor at University of Hartford, Victor Francis Rothus. Other departed members in her family; her parents Hector & Imelda Theroux, brothers - Robert, Larry, Guy, Andre,...
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Carl L. Romano

March 7, 1921 - June 21, 2017

Carl L. Romano, age 96, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI. He was the husband of the late Helen (Haber) Romano.Born in Bristol, RI a son of the late Luigi and the late Nancy (DeRiso) Romano he was a longtime resident of Warren. He was a United States Merchant Marine veteran having served during WWII.He is survived by his sister Nancy Augustine of...
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Sandra K. Guimelli

January 7, 1943 - June 4, 2017

Sandra K. "Sandi" Guimelli, age 74, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Peter J. Guimelli to whom she was married for 51 and a half years.A graduate of Bayview Academy, she then attended Johnson & Wales University. She worked as an accounting clerk for 40 years before retiring in 2002. She was a communicant of St. Thomas the Apostle Church for...
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Matthew M. Carmone

December 7, 1941 - May 20, 2017

Matthew M. Carmone, 75, of Warren, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017. He was the loving husband of Paulette E. Carmone to whom he was married for 40 years.Born in Bristol, he was a son of the late Theodore and Isabelle Carmone. He is survived by his brother Theodore Carmone and sisters, Eleanor Emond, Marilyn Bisbano, and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Isabelle...
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Dawn M. Lalinde

April 10, 1968 - May 15, 2017

Dawn Marie Lalinde (Marshall), age 49, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017. Born in Englewood, New Jersey a daughter of Thomas Marshall and Elaine (Drevland) Hayduk she had been living in Rhode Island for many years.In addition to her parents, she is survived by her two children, Jacqueline Lalinde of Sunrise, Florida and Anthony Waespy of Hawthorne, New Jersey and one brother, Eric Marshall of...
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Leger R. Morrison

February 12, 1922 - April 29, 2017

Leger R. Morrison, age 95, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017. He was the husband of the late Lucia (Saviano) Morrison.Born in Warren, a son of the late Leger J. and Corrine (Boulanger) Morrison, he was a lifelong resident of Warren.A star athlete in baseball at Warren High School, Leger earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Bryant College and a doctorate in education from...
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Rodney E. Brown

January 3, 1931 - April 29, 2017

Rodney E. Brown, 86, of Barrington and Orleans, MA, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017. He was the loving husband of Priscilla L. (Mitchell) Brown to whom he was married 67 years.Born and raised in Riverside, a son of the late Charles F. "Buster" Brown, Jr. and the late Vivian (Boudreau) Brown, he was a resident of Barrington for 44 years.A U.S. Navy veteran he served in the Korean Conflict. A...
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Rose Rossi

January 3, 1936 - April 12, 2017

Rose Rossi (Almeida), age 81, formerly of Warren, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care of Rhode Island. She was the wife of Robert N. Rossi to whom she was married 47 years. She was the former wife of the late John E. Saviano. Born in Bristol she was a daughter of the late Manuel D. and Rose (Damaso) Almeida.She was computer assembler at GTech in Warwick for...
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Edward B. Alexander

April 4, 1964 - April 7, 2017

Edward B. "Eddie" Alexander, age 53, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017. Born in Providence, a son of the late Raymond, Sr. and Anne (Abatiello) Alexander he was a lifelong resident of Barrington.A skilled small engine repairman, he worked at Kaiser Aluminum and also Saunders for many years before retiring in 2002. He was an animal lover and also enjoyed working on computers, making rosary beads...
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Anthony J. Mastriano

September 2, 1959 - March 31, 2017

Anthony J. "Tony" Mastriano, age 57, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 31, 2017. He was the loving husband of Louanne (Souza) Mastriano to whom he was married five years.Born in Providence a son of the late Joseph E. and Viola (Vitullo) Mastriano, he lived in Warren for many years before moving to Bristol.He attended classes in Electrical Engineering at Southern University of New York at...
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Louise M. Vales

March 25, 1923 - March 13, 2017

Louise M. (McCarron) Vales, age 93, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, March 13, 2017. Louise was the beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Vales. Louise was the daughter of the late Thomas and Gertrude (Woods) McCarron and the sister of the late Thomas McCarron and Elizabeth Andrews. Louise resided in Bristol, where she dedicated her life to raising her children and...
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Charles St. Angelo

July 12, 1924 - March 12, 2017

St. Angelo, Charles J. "Charlie", age 92, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017. He was the husband of the late Mary E. (Gomes) St. Angelo to whom he was married 54 years before her passing in 2004.Born in Bristol a son of the late John and Jessie (Cabral) St. Angelo he was a lifetime resident of Bristol.Drafted into the service after his high school graduation he was a proud veteran of the US Army...
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Leo R. Boutin

January 13, 1949 - March 12, 2017

Leo R. Boutin, Sr., age 68, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 at his home in Riverside, RI. He was the husband of the late Catherine A. (Peeper) Boutin.Born in Fall River, MA a son of the late Leo J. and Georgianne (Gagnon) Boutin he was a long time resident of Fall River and Swansea before moving to Riverside, RI.A veteran of the US Army, he served during the Vietnam War. An electrician by...
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Joseph R. Doyle

May 25, 1968 - March 9, 2017

Joseph R. "Joe" Doyle, age 48, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017. Born in Pawtucket, RI a son of the late Louis F. and Ruth M. (Hall) Doyle he was a resident of Rehoboth, MA for many years before moving to Warren.A graduate of Dighton-Rehoboth High School he attended Computer Science classes at Roger Williams University. He had worked in retail for Almacs and the Seekonk Shell Station as well...
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Joseph D. Catalfano

October 12, 1924 - March 3, 2017

Joseph D. Catalfano, "Topper," age 92, of Warren, Rhode Island, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 in Miriam Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Stella (Pagano) Catalfano.Born in Bristol, Rhode Island, a son of the late Phillip and Antonina (Ventura) Catalfano, he spent his youth in Bristol before moving to Warren in 1950.A graduate of Colt Memorial High...
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Anna Mansi

March 15, 1927 - February 27, 2017

Anna DiMatteo Correiro Mansi, daughter of John and Concetta DiMatteo, passed away peacefully at Evergreen Health Center on February 27, 2017. She was the wife of the late Virgilio Correiro and the late Eugene Mansi. Anna worked at the Warren Handkerchief factory, Well Made Dress, Rusty's Variety, and Consumer Drugs. She was a member of the St. Thomas the Apostle Choir for many years and she...
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Patricia Green

March 17, 1941 - February 26, 2017

Patricia Green (Marshall), age 75, passed away peacefully Sunday, February, 26, 2017. She was the wife of Raymond W. Green, Sr. to whom she was married 56 years.Born in Providence, RI a daughter of the late Charles and the late Margaret (Marine) Marshall she was a longtime resident of Bristol and Clearwater, FL.A graduate of Colt High School she was the first female Cook at the Veterans Home in...
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Anne T. Moretti

August 6, 1928 - February 25, 2017

Anne T. Moretti, age 88, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017. She was the wife of the late Joseph Moretti to whom she was married for 53 years.Born in Barrington, RI a daughter of the late John and Francesca (Bafaro) Cuzzone, she was a long time resident of Barrington, RI.She is survived by a niece, Ann Wells; nephew, John Cuzzone and great nephew, Mark Viera. She was the sister of the late...
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Maria G. Stevenson

November 2, 1945 - January 29, 2017

Maria G. "Marie" (Fargnoli) Stevenson, age 71, of East Providence, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Silver Creek Manor. She was the wife of Robert A. Stevenson to whom she has been married for the past 33 years.Born in S. Apollinare, Italy, a daughter of the late Armando and Gilda (Carlino) Fargnoli, she immigrated to the United States in 1947. A graduate of Holy Ghost High School,...
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Ralph R. Trotter

March 10, 1916 - January 27, 2017

Ralph R. Trotter Sr., age 100, of Bristol, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the husband of the late Sadye G. (Russo) Trotter.Born in Bristol, a son of the late Frederick and Elia (Cimorrelli) Trotter, he lived in North Providence for many years before returning back to Bristol in 1971. Mr. Trotter owned and operated the former...
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Genevieve Rodrigues

April 17, 1925 - January 17, 2017

Rodrigues, Genevieve (Barboza), age 91, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Rodrigues to whom she was married for 57 years before his passing in 2002.Born in Bristol, RI a daughter of the late Peter J. and Maria (Enos) Barboza she was a lifelong resident of Bristol.Mrs. Rodrigues was a communicant of St. Elizabeth's Church in Bristol and a devoted mother,...
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Frank Baker

November 17, 1930 - January 8, 2017

Baker, Frank W., Sr., aged 86, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017. He was the devoted husband of the late Mary A. (Carroll) Baker. Born in Newark, NJ, a son of Epeneatious and Rachael (Graff) Baker, he was a longtime resident of Flemington and Chandler, Arizona before moving to East Providence, RI.A United States Army veteran, he served during the Korean Conflict. He worked as an engraver at...
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June Kroll

February 8, 1927 - January 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, Warren, RI.
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Mary Rodrigues

September 20, 1935 - December 9, 2016

Rodrigues, Mary (Barbosa), age 81, passed away Friday, December 9, 2016. She was the wife of the late Henrique Rodrigues. Born in Sao Miguel, Azores a daughter of the late Antonio and Maria (Souza) Barbosa she had been a longtime area resident.Ms. Rodrigues is survived by her nephews, Antonio M. Melo and his wife Joanne of Riverside, RI, Manny Melo and his wife Angie of Cumberland, RI and Joe...
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Ann K. Pierce

December 11, 1926 - December 2, 2016

Pierce, Ann K. (Dillinger) passes away peacefully Friday, December 2, 2016 at Sakonnet Bay Manor in Tiverton. She was the wife of the late Auren M. Pierce to whom she was married over 20 years before his passing in 2005. Born in Chicago, IL a daughter of the late Peter and Anna (Lehmann) Dillinger she was a longtime resident of California before moving to Tiverton.She is survived by her two...
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Sally P. Chace

September 15, 1929 - November 27, 2016

Chace, Sally (Pierce), age 87, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 27, 2016 at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late James "Jake" P.W. Chace, Sr. A daughter of the late Leon W. and Sarah (Friars) Pierce, she was a lifelong resident of Barrington.While Sally's favorite job was that of mom and grandmother, her years in the guidance office of Barrington High School were a...
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Robert Louro

February 16, 1954 - November 24, 2016

Louro, Robert A. "Bobby", age 62, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016. Born in Providence a son of the late Manuel and Marguerite (Silva) Louro he was a longtime resident of Tiverton before moving to Bristol.A sports enthusiast he collected sports memorabilia as well as buttons, hats and badges given to him by members of the local police and fire departments.Bobby is survived by his two...
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Raymond Alexander

July 28, 1939 - November 19, 2016

Raymond "Ray" Alexander Sr., age 77, of Barrington, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at his residence. He was the husband of Anne C. (Abatiello) Alexander to whom he has been married for the past 57 years.Born in Warren, a son of the late Louis and Mary (Garcia) Alexander, he was a longtime resident of Barrington.He worked as a machinist and tool maker for the...
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Howard T. Windley

August 24, 1923 - November 16, 2016

Windley, Howard T., age 93, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, November 16, 2016. He was the husband of the late Theresa H. (Martini) Windley to whom he was married 61 years before her passing in April.Born in Newport, RI a son of the late James and Mabel (Munroe) Windley he was a lifelong resident of Barrington.A US Army veteran of WWII he was a steel worker for Washburn Wire for 35 years...
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Louisa Ruggieri

December 27, 1934 - November 10, 2016

Louisa (Bianchi) Ruggieri, age 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of Rhode Island.She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Ruggieri to whom she was married 48 years before his passing in 2006. Born in Providence, RI a daughter of the late Felice and Antonietta (Pistilli) Bianchi she resided in Barrington, RI for many...
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Joseph Moretti

October 24, 1922 - October 17, 2016

Moretti, Joseph, age 93, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016. He was the loving husband of Anne T. (Cuzzone) Moretti to whom he was married 53 years. Born in Cranston, RI a son of the late Emanuel and Lucia (Moretti) Moretti, he was a long time resident of Barrington, RI.An avid golfer, he was a member of the Swansea Country Club as well as the Tri City Elks #14 and the VFW Tabor-Franchi Post in...
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Paul J. Sheehan

April 13, 1933 - October 3, 2016

Sheehan, Paul J., Jr. of Barrington, RI, age 83, passed away peacefully Monday, October 3, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Wendy (Whitehead) Sheehan to whom he was married 50 years.Born in Medford, MA he was a son of the late Paul J., Sr. and Florence J. (Crowley) Sheehan.A graduate of Saint Columbkille's School in Brighton, MA he went on to earn a Bachelor of Science...
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Raymond C. Reed

December 24, 1935 - October 2, 2016

Reed, Raymond C., age 80, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 2, 2016. He was the husband of the late Catherine F. (Viveiros) Reed to whom he was married 52 years before her passing in 2007.Born in Fall River, MA a son of the late Raymond B. and Avis (Manchester) Reed, he was a long time resident of Swansea, MA.Mr. Reed was a proud US Air Force veteran of Vietnam, during which time he worked...
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Jennie H. Silvia

February 11, 1923 - September 16, 2016

Silvia, Jennie H. (Morello), age 93, passed away Friday, September 16, 2016 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI. She was the wife of the late Louis W. Silvia, Sr.Born in Warren a daughter of the late Ernesto and Giovannina (Scafferelli) Morello, she had been a Barrington resident for more than 40 years coming from Hayward, CA.Ms. Silvia is survived by one son, Louis W. Silvia, Jr. and...
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John W. Rutledge

September 22, 1919 - September 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, Warren, RI.
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Romeo J. Dalessio

April 29, 1933 - September 2, 2016

Dalessio, Romeo J., age 83, passed away Friday, September 2, 2016. He was the loving husband of Mary S. (Bachand) Dalessio to whom he was married 61 years. Born in Barrington and a lifelong resident, he was a son of the late Joseph and Maria (Acciardo) Dalessio.Mr. Dalessio was a US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He worked as a General Contractor specializing in stone masonry for 55 years...
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Mary P. Martin

May 16, 1925 - August 22, 2016

Mary P. Martin, 91 of Barneyville Road, Swansea passed away Monday, August 22, 2016. She was the wife of the late Leonard H, Martin. Mary was the mother of Marjorie Perry, Barbara Edgell, twins Marlene Swist and Darlene Martin, Dorothy O'Blenis and the late Eileen Lamora and Bruce Martin and sister of Altine Perry and the late Joseph Perry. She was also a grandmother and great grandmother.A...
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Deborah M. Pacheco

October 31, 1977 - August 21, 2016

Deborah "Debby" M. Pacheco, 38 of Seekonk passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016. She was the loving wife of Emanuel "Manny" Pacheco.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of Maria Mendonca and the late Francisco Mendonca.Debby was employed for Santander Bank working in the loan department.She was the cherished mother of Alissa M. and Abigail L. Pacheco and Emanuel Pacheco, Jr.; grandmother of...
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Anita Silvia

December 12, 1931 - August 12, 2016

Silvia, Anita L. (Moquin), of Barrington, age 84 passed away peacefully Friday, August 12, 2016. She was the loving wife of John R. "Johnny" Silvia to whom she was married 62 years. Born in New Bedford, MA, a daughter of the late Ernest and Marguerite (Leblanc) Moquin she was a long-time Barrington resident.A member of the Good Sam Camping Club, she enjoyed camping all over the country. She...
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Herbert O. Smith

March 4, 1936 - August 1, 2016

Smith, Herbert O., 80, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016. Born in Bremerton, WA he was the son of the late Richard D. and the late Kathryn (Winkel) Smith.He was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. An English Professor for the University of Maryland he lived and worked in Germany, Belgium and Holland. A fan of the arts, he enjoyed the opera, theater, film and poetry.Mr. Smith is survived...
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Paul Michael Genovesi

September 27, 1973 - August 1, 2016

Genovesi, Paul M., 42, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016. Born in Providence, the son of John and Martha (White) Genovesi, he had lived in Warren and was a long time resident of Barrington. He most recently resided in Warwick.A 1991 graduate of Barrington High School he went on to earn a Business Management degree from the University of Rhode Island. He worked as a Business Management Officer...
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Theresa Costa

January 27, 1918 - July 27, 2016

Theresa "Tess" Costa passed away peacefully at Grace Barker Nursing Center on July 27, 2016. Aunt Tess was born to Mariadonata and Francisco Ciniglio on January 27, 1918 in Warren, RI where she lived for all of her 98 years; Water St. to Wood St. back to Water St. and on to the Willows.She worked in Warren at Coats & Clark for many years amassing a retirement package that paid her $34 a...
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Jane K. Blount

March 1, 1938 - July 7, 2016

Blount, Jane K. (Muller), 78, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016. She was the former wife of the late Luther H. Blount. Born in Weymouth, MA the daughter of the late William H. and Jeannette (Kellogg) Muller she had been a Barrington resident for 33 years.A graduate of Scituate High School in Massachusetts and Green Mountain College in Vermont she went on to work for NASA on Apollo and in...
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Angela B. Peloquin

November 19, 1926 - July 5, 2016

Peloquin, Angela (Bruno), 89, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 5, 2016. She was the loving wife of Arthur A. Peloquin. Born in Bristol, RI a daughter of the late Joseph and the late Josephine (Romano) Bruno, she was a lifelong resident of Bristol.A graduate of Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing under the Cadet Nursing Program, she was a registered nurse for many years.Besides her...
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Katherine E. Leonard

March 28, 1932 - July 4, 2016

Leonard, Katherine E. (Lombardi), 84, passed away July 4, 2016. She was the wife of the late Richard D. Leonard, Jr. to whom she was married 53 years before his passing in 2006. Born in Fall River, MA a daughter of the late Michael and Ellen (Collins) Lombardi she was raised in Warren and lived in Riverside for 63 years.She is survived by her children, Katherine Bagwell and her husband Ronald...
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Edward E. Lind

March 11, 1931 - June 28, 2016

Edward E. Lind, 85 of Sea Breeze Lane, Bristol passed away June 28, 2016. He was the husband of 64 years to Claire (Durand) Lind and son of the late Eric and Mabel (Moehle) Lind.Edward was President and Chief Operating Officer for the former Eastland Bank. He was also a Marine Veteran of the Korean War and enjoyed golfing, reading and growing tomatoes.He was the father of Gary Lind and his wife...
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John M. Balzano

November 19, 1929 - June 22, 2016

Balzano, John M., 86, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016 with his loving wife of 61 years, Barbara (Mello) by his side.Born in Bristol, a son of the late Thomas and Jennie (Malafronte) Balzano, he was a life-long Bristol resident.A 1948 graduate of Colt Memorial High School, a member of the Knights of Columbus and the owner of Balzano Auto Body and Bristol Bus Company until his retirement in...
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Rose C. Dever

September 4, 1921 - June 11, 2016

DEVER, Rose C. (Vergelli), 94, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 11, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Lawrence G. Dever. Born in Warren a daughter of the late Gustave Vergelli and Lucia (Bruscato) Lande, she was a long-time resident of Barrington.Rose was a talented decorator, recognized by Better Homes, an extraordinary cook and a professional seamstress...
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Christopher A. Durand

June 9, 1974 - May 29, 2016

Durand, Christopher A., 41, of Warren, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 29, 2016. He was the loving husband of Jennifer (Vales) Durand to whom he was married 19 years. Born in Providence, a cherished son of the late Steven A. and Noelia (Freitas) Durand, he was formerly a long time resident of Warren.A 1992 graduate of Warren High School he had been a tractor-trailer operator for many years....
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Benjamin Hopkins

April 20, 1936 - May 17, 2016

Benjamin Hopkins, 80, of Tiverton, RI and North Palm Beach, Florida passed away May 17, 2016 at Newport hospital. Born on April 20, 1936 in Manchester, NH, Ben is he son of the late Benjamin and Ethel Milne Hopkins.He leaves behind his partner of 51 years Leo Berube. Ben and Leo met in the shadow of the Hatch shell, Boston, and enjoyed a remarkable and joyous life.Ben was a classically trained...
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Kenneth A. McVay

October 9, 1929 - May 17, 2016

On May 17th as the sun rose Kenneth Alton McVay passed peacefully at home. Ken loved his family, the Marine Corps, and sailing, but mostly he loved Ruth, his devoted wife of 64 years. Born in Providence, he grew up in Cranston, the son of Howard Wesley McVay and Marjorie (Jellison) McVay. The youngest of four brothers, he was predeceased by Ernest and George McVay, and is survived by Howard...
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Mary C. Rupp

May 5, 1948 - May 5, 2016

Mary Cecilia (Porto) Rupp passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016, on her 68th birthday. She was the loving wife of Charles R. Rupp, Jr. to whom she was married for 46 years.Born in São Miguel, Açores, she was the daughter of Joao "John" F. Porto and Maria (Craveiro) Porto.Mrs. Rupp earned her B.A. in Sociology from Roger Williams University and was a candidate for a Master's...
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Eleanor L. Hall

October 9, 1918 - May 2, 2016

Eleanor Hall (Lane), age 97, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, May 2, 2016 at St. Elizabeth's Manor in Bristol, RI. Born in Portland, Maine she was the daughter of the late Robert R. and Elizabeth (Babbit) Lane.She is survived by her son, Carter Hall and his wife Susan of Tiverton, RI.Her services will be private.
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Theresa Meehan

September 20, 1956 - April 20, 2016

Theresa D. "Terri" Meehan, of Barrington and formerly of Bristol, 59, passed away April 20, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Gregory and Margaret (Pacheco) Duffy. She is survived by her loving husband James "Jamie" Meehan and her children, Jimmy, Patrick and Erin, daughter-in-law, Liz, her cherub-like granddaughter, Phoebe, and sister, Edith Papitto and her husband Ralph.A...
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Glenna S. Conti

March 27, 1925 - April 14, 2016

Conti, Glenna S. (Palumbo), 91, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016. She was the wife of the late Renaldo J. Conti. Born in Barrington, RI she was the daughter of the late Raffael and Josephine Palumbo.As a dress maker she made custom wedding gowns for over 20 years out of her home in Barrington and then worked in a dress making mill on Cutler St. for another 25 years. An avid golfer she played...
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Rita Annunziata

March 15, 1925 - April 13, 2016

Annunziata, Rita, 91, Warren resident, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2016. She was the wife of the late Daniel Annunziata to whom she was married for 60 years before his passing. Born in Bristol, RI she was the daughter of the late Frank and the late Antoinetta (Proto) Capucci.Mrs. Annunziata was a communicant of St. Alexander's Church. She enjoyed Italian cooking and baking, game shows,...
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Rosalie Marcello

January 21, 1922 - April 13, 2016

Rosalie Marcello, 94, of Barrington passed away on April 13, 2016. She was the wife of the late Arthur Marcello. She was the daughter of Manuel and Inez (Mello) Moniz; beloved sister of the late Mary Mendoza, Evelyn Moniz, Joseph Moniz, Franck Moniz, Laura Riggi, Linda Machado and Manuel Moniz, Jr.; cherished mother of Thomas and his wife Cathleen and Arthur and his wife Linda, all of Barrington;...
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Theresa H. Windley

November 16, 1922 - April 1, 2016

Windley, Theresa H., 93, a lifelong Barrington resident, passed away Friday, April 1, 2016. She was the loving wife of Howard T. Windley to whom she was married 61 years. Born in Barrington she was a daughter of the late Vincenzo and Maria (DeAngelis) Martini.She was a communicant at Holy Angels Church in Barrington and a member of their St. Anthony Society.Besides her husband she is survived...
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Judith Gail Sherlock

January 8, 1939 - March 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, Warren, RI.
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Richard E. Gibbons

December 16, 1924 - March 26, 2016

Richard Edward Gibbons died on March 26 in Warren, Rhode Island. He was ninety-one years old. He was the loving husband of Olivia (Ferreira) Gibbons for 69 years. He leaves a daughter, Leslie Ann Fuller of Portland, Maine, a son Mark Edward Gibbons of Brooklyn, New York, four grandchildren: Sarah and Shannon Nugent of Washington, DC, and Sophia Rae and Eva Story Heisman-Gibbons of Brooklyn, New...
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Donald Carlton Read

July 10, 1919 - March 25, 2016

Read, Sargeant Donald C., 96, has come to the END OF HIS WATCH Friday, March 25, 2016. He was the husband of the late Dorothy E. (Carlson) Read to whom he was married 31 years before her passing in 1977. Born in Pawtucket, RI he was a son of the late Harold N. and Edith B. (Jarvis) Read. Sgt. Read was a proud US Navy Veteran of WWII where he was a Ship's Cook on the Battleship, USS Cates. He...
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Patricia A. Lussier

April 29, 1947 - March 24, 2016

Lussier, Patricia A. "Patsy"(Correia), 69, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2016. Born in Providence, RI she was the only daughter of the late Joseph and the late Alice (Rego) Correia.Patsy is survived by her two aunts Angelina and Frances Correia and several cousins.Her funeral service and burial will be private.
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David J. Barksdale

March 5, 1960 - March 22, 2016

David J. Barksdale, 56, passed away after a brief illness, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. He was the loving husband of Debra (Baker) Barksdale to whom he was married for 29 years. Born in Acushnet, MA he was a son of the late Stonewall J. and Constance M. (Dagnault) Barksdale.Mr. Barksdale was a bridge painter for the International Painters of Allied Trades for many years. He enjoyed crafting his...
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Bob Healey

May 3, 1957 - March 20, 2016

Robert J. Healey, Jr., "Cool Moose", of 75 Sowams Road, Barrington, died unexpectedly but peacefully in his sleep on March 20, 2016. He was the only son of Robert J. and Mary J. (Martinelli) Healey of Warren.During his life, Bob was involved in varied projects spanning public service, law, education, and business.A graduate of Warren High School, Rhode Island College, Boston University,...
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Jane Patterson

August 15, 1967 - March 8, 2016

Jane Abbruzzi Patterson, 48, of Seekonk, MA died, as she lived, surrounded by her loving family on the morning of March 8. She fought her illness with grace and dignity. She was the daughter of the late Pasquale "Pat" and Filomena (Andreozzi) Abbruzzi of Warren, RI. She was the loving wife of Charles Patterson and the devoted mother of Allyson and Isabella Patterson. She was the youngest of six...
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Gerald D. Ambrose

April 27, 1963 - March 7, 2016

Ambrose, Gerald D. "Gerry", 52, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March7, 2016. Born in East Providence, RI he was the son of the late Alfred and the late Stella (DePalma) Ambrose.A devoted employee and friend, he had worked on the Facilities Team at St. Andrews School in Barrington for the last 9 years. A car enthusiast, he enjoyed working on antique cars and watching the races at Seekonk...
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Mary O. Bettencourt

July 10, 1938 - March 7, 2016

Bettencourt, Mary O., 77, passed away peacefully Monday, March 7, 2016. She was the wife of the late Frank "Buddy" Bettencourt, Jr. to whom she was married 28 years before his passing. Born in Sao Miguel, Azores she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Rosalina (Roias) Arruda. Most recently from Warren, she was formerly of New Port Richey, FL and Bristol.Mrs. Bettencourt was a waitress at...
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Albert J. Travers

November 24, 1941 - March 1, 2016

Albert J. "Boo Boo" Travers, 74, of Bristol, Rhode Island died peacefully Tuesday, March 1, 2016 while at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. Born in Providence, RI he was the son of the late Anthony and Grace (Vollaro) Travers of Bristol. He was the loving husband of Sandra Travers (Remington) to whom he was married for 44 years.He enjoyed a career as an electrician for various...
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Avis Lefebvre

December 8, 1932 - February 29, 2016

Florence "Avis" Lefebvre, 83, passed away peacefully with her family by her side Monday, February 29, 2016. She was the loving and devoted wife of the late Ernest J. "Billy" Lefebvre. Born in Rehoboth, MA she was the daughter of the late Richard G. and Rose (Drainville) Theilig.At the family's request, the services will be private.
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Arthur A. Lauzon

August 28, 1936 - February 23, 2016

Lauzon, Arthur A., 79, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 surrounded by his close friends. He was the husband of the late Frances M. (Whitehead) Lauzon, son of the late Arthur and Jeannette (Virgilio) Lauzon and brother of the late Shirley Chamberland. His funeral will be held on Monday, February 29, 2016 at 9:30 AM from the Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main Street, Warren with a Mass of...
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Edward M. Hennigan

July 19, 1935 - February 22, 2016

Edward M. Hennigan, formerly of Narragansett and Pawtucket, Rhode Island chose to leave this earth in "the fullness of time" on February 22, 2016. He enjoyed a lifelong love relationship with his wife Mary Susan (Lombardi) Hennigan for almost 56 years. He was the father of Katherine Sarah Deschene of Seekonk, Massachusetts and Neil E. Hennigan of Provincetown, Massachusetts. He was the cherished...
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Carmen DiMatteo

May 1, 1935 - February 18, 2016

DiMatteo, Carmino "Carmen", 80, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2016. He was the loving husband of Frances (Lombardi) DiMatteo to whom he was married for 56 years. Born in Providence he was the son of the late John and Concetta (Giannattasio) DiMatteo.Mr. DiMatteo was an Air Force Veteran stationed in Europe after the Korean conflict. He earned an Associate's Degree in Engineering from Roger...
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Irene M. Desilets

August 18, 1926 - February 7, 2016

Desilets, Irene M. (Cloutier), 89, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Warren Skilled Nursing Home on Sunday, February 7, 2016. She was the wife of the late Florent "Desi" Desilets to whom she was married for 63 years before his passing in 2009. Born in Providence, RI she was the daughter of the late Edward and Yvonne (Roy) Cloutier.Ms. Desilets earned a degree in Nursing and...
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Beatrice L. Lundberg

April 14, 1922 - January 31, 2016

Lundberg, Beatrice L. (Atkinson), 93, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Crestwood Nursing Home in Warren. Born in New Haven, CT she was the daughter of the late Alfred H. and Lorena (Tetreault) Atkinson.She was the loving mother of Jeffrey S. Lundberg and his wife Ann of Ridgefield, CT and Carol S. Elliot and her husband Philip of Barrington, RI; adored grandmother of Stephen...
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Beverly E. Dias

July 6, 1924 - January 30, 2016

Dias, Beverly E. (Fountain), 91, of Oyster Point, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, January 30, 2016. Born in Springfield, MA she was the oldest daughter of the late Wallace and Mildred (Jacques) Fountain.Ms. Dias worked at Providence-Washington Insurance Co. and was their only female insurance underwriter. She later went into real estate where she helped...
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Helen M. Tavares

October 26, 1925 - January 28, 2016

Tavares, Helen M., 90, passed away on January.28,2016 at Grace Barker Nursing Home. Born in Warren, R.I. and lifelong resident, she was the daughter of the late Jesse M. and Odelia [Perreira] Tavares.Ms. Tavares attended Stetson University and graduated from Johnson and Wales, Providence, R.I. She was a member of the Sowams Garden Club and the Rhode Island Opera Guild.She was the sister of the...
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Ernest J. Lefebvre

October 30, 1924 - January 21, 2016

Lefebvre, Ernest J. "Billy", 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, January 21, 2016. He was the loving and dedicated husband of Florence (Theilig) Lefebvre, to whom he was married 64 years. Born in North Providence, RI, he was a son of the late Ernest J. Sr. and the late Mary (Muro) Lefebvre.Billy will be missed by his family and many friends. At the family...
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Eugene L. Santelli

February 5, 1920 - January 18, 2016

Santelli, Eugene L., passed away at 95 years young. He was a US Army Veteran of WWII.
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Gloria M. Mansi

July 21, 1932 - January 14, 2016

Mansi, Gloria M. (St. Ours), 83, passed away surrounded by her family in her home Thursday, January 14, 2016. She was the wife of the late Anthony L. Mansi. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Catherine (Ranieri) St. Ours.Ms. Mansi worked at Raytheon in Portsmouth, RI for 29 years until retiring in 1996. She was the life of the party with a wild sense of humor and a...
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Beatrice E. Masters

November 29, 1928 - January 11, 2016

Masters, Beatrice E., 87, passed away Monday, January 11, 2016. She was the wife of the late Leland E. "Lee" Masters. Born in Parma, NY she was the daughter of the late Ernest and the late Elsie J. (Smith) Webster.Ms. Masters was a member and past Vice President of the Women's Auxiliary of Gideons International Newport Camp. She was also a member of Abundant Life Assembly of God in Swansea. She...
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Nancy Ruth Stouffer

March 29, 1936 - January 9, 2016

Stouffer, Nancy Ruth (Long), 79, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was the loving and dedicated wife of Jack E. Stouffer, to whom she was married for 58 ½ years. Born in Cumberland, MD, she was the daughter of the late William D. and the late Dorothy (Keith) Long.Mrs. Stouffer was an over achiever from early on. She won the Music Award her senior year...
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Claire Impellizzeri

December 29, 1926 - January 8, 2016

Impellizzeri, Clara "Claire", 89, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016. She was the wife of the late Joseph V. Impellizzeri. Born in Brooklyn, NY she was the daughter of the late Frank and the late Catherine (Monafo) Ragusa.Ms. Impellizzeri was an avid reader and Red Sox fan. She was a strong willed woman who kept her friends and family on their toes with her wild sense of humor. She will be...
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John Joseph Stauble

August 13, 1964 - December 13, 2015

Stauble, John J. III "Jay", 51, passed away in Roswell, GA on Sunday, December 13, 2015. Born in Suffern, NY he was the son of the late John J. Stauble, Jr. and Joan (McDonald) Stauble.Mr. Stauble studied finance at Manhattan College and then worked in the finance industry in midtown Manhattan for a few years. He was a policeman for the NYPD for 10 years until having to retire due to illness...
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Devin Costello

July 26, 2000 - December 9, 2015

Costello, Devin, 15, of Barrington, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Born in Providence, RI she was the beloved daughter of Robert and Patricia Riley-Costello.Devin was a sophomore at Barrington High School.Besides her parents, she is loved and will be missed by her sister, Eladia Costello; maternal grandparents, William and Dorothy Riley; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends...
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Gloria L. Marchand

November 11, 1926 - December 8, 2015

Marchand, Gloria L., 89, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2015. She was the wife of the late Raymond J. Marchand. Born in Warren, she was a daughter of the late Americo and Dorothy Louise (Ventura) Saviano.Ms. Marchand was a lifelong Warren resident. She was a communicant of St. Jean the Baptiste Church and actively involved in church activities as well as with the Warren Senior Center. She...
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Mary Dryer

September 15, 1920 - November 15, 2015

Dryer, Mary (Gomes), 95, long time resident of Franklin Court in Bristol, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2015. She was the wife of the late Charles W. Dryer, Sr. to whom she had been married 49 years before his passing. Born and raised in Warren, she was the daughter of the late August and the late Mary (Costa) Gomes.She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth's Church in Bristol and enjoyed...
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Norma M. Vitullo

January 27, 1929 - November 5, 2015

Vitullo, Norma M., 86, lifelong Warren resident passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, November 5, 2015. Born in Warren she was the daughter of the late John A. and Rose Mary (Zampino) Vitullo.Ms. Vitullo was a self-employed hairdresser and cosmetologist at Ivy Beauty Shop for 50 years before retiring in 2000. She was a communicant of St. Alexander's Church.She is survived by many...
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Edward D'Allesandro

October 16, 1921 - November 2, 2015

D'Allesandro, Edward, 94, passed away Monday, November 2, 2015. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Mowry) D'Allesandro. Born in Barrington he was the son of the late Antonio and Assunta (DiOrio) D'Allesandro.Edward D'Allesandro was a dairy farmer, to a Barrington town worker then retired and enjoyed quahogging. He enjoyed his dog, Tom, and giving treats to the neighborhood...
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Norman J. Guertin

November 18, 1928 - November 1, 2015

Guertin, Norman J., 86, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 1, 2015. He was the loving husband of the late Jeanne (Rivard) Guertin to whom he was married 54 years before her passing. Born in Woonsocket, RI he was the son of the late Ralph and the late Laurentine (Rouette) Guertin.Mr. Guertin was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War. He worked as an Auto Body Repairman for Mandeville...
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Teddy H. Znamirowski

February 27, 1974 - November 1, 2015

Znamirowski, Thaddeus H. III "Teddy", 41, passed away peacefully at the James L. Maher Group Home in Bristol on Sunday, November 1, 2015. Born in Providence he was the son of Donna M. (Troiano) and the late Thaddeus H. Znamirowski, Jr.Teddy was very involved with the RI Special Olympics. He competed in the softball throw, 50 meter race and shot put winning several gold medals.Besides his mother...
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Kevin Costello

March 24, 1961 - October 18, 2015

Costello, Kevin W., 54, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2015. Born in Providence he was a son of the late William K. "Irish" and Genevieve I. (Ciallella) Costello. He is survived by his brother, Robert Costello of Newport; niece, Eladia and nephew, Devin.His funeral services will be private at the family's request.
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Anna C. Gempp

August 13, 1928 - October 15, 2015

Gempp, Anna (Cariglia), 87, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, October 15, 2015. She was the wife of the late Richard L. Gempp to whom she had been married for 61 years before his passing. Born in Providence she was the daughter of the late Michael and Idanella (Barba) Cariglia.Mrs. Gempp was a lifelong Warren resident. She worked as a secretary at the Kickemuit Middle School before...
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Robert J. Hamel

January 10, 1924 - October 10, 2015

Robert "Bob" J. Hamel, 91, died peacefully on Saturday October 10, 2015 at the RI Veteran's Home in Bristol, RI. He was the loving husband of Elizabeth J. (Campanella) Hamel. They were married for 67 years. A lifelong Warren resident, he was the son of the late Henry and Grace (Thivierge) Hamel.Bob was educated in the Warren school system and enlisted in the US Navy in 1942, serving in the...
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John Correia

June 26, 1943 - October 8, 2015

John Correia, 72 of Warren, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015. He was the loving husband of Maria Piedade (Alves) Correia, to whom he was married to for 53 years. Born in Sao Miguel, Azores, he was the son of the late Joao and the late Maria (Pacheco) Correia.John had served in the military in Sao Miguel. He was a self-employed master carpenter for over 50 years. He had also been involved...
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Jose J. Costa

November 10, 1939 - September 27, 2015

Costa, Jose J., Jr., 75, formerly of Warren, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2015 in Knoxville, TN. Born in Fall River, MA he was a son of the late Jose J. Sr. and Elizabeth (Canfield) Costa.Mr. Costa served in the US Navy in the 1950's. He belonged to the American Legion and the Elk's Club in Warren, Tennessee, and North Fort Myers, Florida was a past President of the Warren Kickemuit...
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Mary L. Piacitelli

August 4, 1917 - September 27, 2015

Piacitelli, Mary L. (Scola), 98, passed away Sunday, September 27, 2015. She was the wife of the late Stephen Piacitelli. Born in Providence, RI she was a daughter of the late Bernardo and Luisa (Calise) Scola.Mrs. Piacitelli lived in Providence for 84 years before moving to Warren to be close to her family. She owned and operated Barbera Wine & Vinegar Company with her husband for 50...
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Lauretta Fontaine

August 20, 1921 - September 24, 2015

Fontaine, Lauretta O. (Levasseur), formerly of Portsmouth and Warren, 94, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2015. Born in Fall River, MA she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Hermilina (Bedard) Levasseur. She was the wife of the late Francis Fontaine.Mrs. Fontaine was a communicant of St. Jean the Baptiste Church and St. Thomas the Apostle. She was a member of the Kikemuit Tennants...
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Alfred M. Imondi

February 5, 1923 - September 22, 2015

Imondi, Alfred M. "Fred", 92, of Newport, RI passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Angelone) Imondi.Mr. Imondi was a Navy Veteran of World War II and a Purple Heart recipient. He worked for many years at Sears.His funeral service will be held on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 10 AM in Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main Street, Warren, RI. Burial...
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