Friday, September 19, 2008

Rhode Island Obituaries 09/19/08


Mrs. Anna M. (Furtado) King, age 86, of 18 Fatima Drive, Bristol, died
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro, MA.
She was the wife of the late Raymond J. King. Born in...
GLADYS, 91, of Minnesota Ave., died Thursday at Kent Hospital. She was
the wife of the late George Barclay. Born in New Bedford, MA she was a
daughter of the late William and Sarah (Sullivan) Hall. Mrs. Barclay
was a member of the Norwood Baptist Church, where her son George is the
pastor, and a member of the Church's Norbakirk Group. She is survived
by her daughter Linda J. Visco and her husband Louie of Yarmouthport,
MA and Jensen Beach, FL; her three sons, Kenneth W. Barclay and his
wife Pam…
JOSE ARMANDO, 62, of Puritan Ave., Rumford, died peacefully at home,
Wednesday evening, September 17, 2008. He was the loving husband of
Liberta (Silva) Botelho. Born March 22, 1946, in Sao Miguel, Azores, he
was a son of the late Jose and Maria dos Santos Botelho. Mr. Botelho
was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church. He has worked for
American Insulated Wire since he came to this country in 1977. In
addition to his wife of 36 years, he leaves his children, Paulo Botelho
of Seekonk, Rui A.…
MYRTLE A., died September 16, 2008. She was the wife of the late Manuel
Costa. She is survived by 5 children, 20 grandchildren and 16 great
grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 7:30PM in
the REBELLO FUNERAL HOME, 901 Broadway East Providence RI. Calling
hours will be held on Saturday from 6-8PM. In lieu of flowers,
contributions in her memory may be given to your favorite charity.
JOHN J. JR., 67, of Scull Street, passed away peacefully Wednesday,
September 17, 2008 surrounded by his loving family after a 3 month
courageous battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Sharon
(Voller) DiSandro. Born in New Jersey, he was the son of the late John
J. Sr. and Carmela (Rao) DiSandro. Mr. DiSandro was the former owner of
Designer Jewelry and Mr. Sparkle Carwash both of Newport before his
retirement. Besides his wife he is survived by his daughters Lisa
Casalino and her…
ARTHUR H., 63, of Northampton Street, died Tuesday at the New Bedford
Rehabilitation Hospital. He was the husband of Maureen (Conway) Hallam.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Albert and Irene (Bibeau) Hallam,
he had been a Warwick resident for the past 35 years. Mr Hallam was a
jewel designer at the Imperial Delta Company for 15 years. An avid
fisherman, Mr. Hallam enjoyed playing cards and was a diehard Red Sox
and Bruins fan. Besides his wife, he leaves 1 son, Jason J. Hallam and
his wife…
CORA (REDMOND), of Crane Street, died Thursday, September 18, 2008 at
Kent Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Dominick J. Maisano. Born in
West Wyoming, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Leona
(DeBold) Redmond. Cora was the beloved mother of Tom and Jay Hill.
Sister of Rita Hensley, Louise Mundy and the late Roy, Ralph, and
Donald Redmond and Ollie Wickizer. Beloved grandmother of Jane and Sam
Hill and Alisha Martin. Beloved great grandmother of Aiden Martin-
Perreault. She is…
the Bristol Animal Shelter, 11 Broadcommon Road, Box 155, Bristol, RI
02809. For online condolence and shared memory books, information and
SHELIA HIGH, 60, passed away on August 25, 2008 in Washington, DC. She
was the daughter of Henry and Gloria Cole. Survived by her children:
Kirk E.H. Reid, Candace T. King and John King Jr. A Celebration of Life
will be held in her honor at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 21, 2008 at
the Phillips Memorial Baptist Church in Cranston, RI
MORVILLO, LYDIA V. (Marsella) 95, of Cranston and Jupiter Florida
passed away September 17, 2008 at home, surrounded by her loving
family. Born in Providence a daughter of the late Augustus and Jenny...
Lupinacci unexpectedly passed on Wednesday Sept. 17, 2008, in Cosenza,
Italy. Umile Lupinacci was born Oct. 12, 1921, in Acri (CS) Italy. Mr.
Lupinacci bravely served in the Italian Army and was a prisoner of war
during World War II. Umile enjoyed his days with his family around him.
He especially loved to be around his grandchildren and
great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by all. Umile was a
resident of Westerly from 1974 until 1984 and was employed by American
Velvet. He was predeceased by…
GEORGE 'CAPTAIN BOB', 83, of Wakefield, died Monday, September 8th. He
was the husband of the late Anne (Baldwin) Main. Born in Carolina, RI,
he was son of the late George R. and Gladys (Larkin) Main. Mr. Main was
a World War II Veteran, commercial & sport fisherman, as well as a
trapper for the federal government and the State of RI. His knowledge
of fishing and the wilderness were extraordinary. All his family and
friends will sincerely miss his fascinating stories of his life and his…
Pawtucket – Margaret M. (Pierce) Dunphy, 90, of Main Street died
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island,
Pawtucket. She was the wife of the late Ernest Dunphy. ...
South Kingstown - Mary E. (Ackermen) Hedberg, 83, of Browns Farm Rd.,
died Wednesday, September 17, 2008 in the South County Hospital, South
Kingstown, RI. She was the wife of Ralph V. Hedberg and had...
THERESA G. (NAULT), 88, of No. Smithfield, died Wednesday, September
17, 2008 in the St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. She was the wife
of the late David M. McCreadie, Sr. Born in Woonsocket, she was the
daughter of the late Majorique J. and Orise (Vanasse) Nault. She lived
in town since 1966. Mrs. McCeadie was primarily a homemaker, but had
worked part time at the former Social Department Store &
Kornstein's Department Store. She was a member of St. John the
Evangelist Church,…
VILNIS, 92, formerly of Lincoln, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008 in
The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. Born in Latvia, he moved to the US in
1949 and was the husband of the late Irma (Grauzitis) Mitris. He was
the owner of the former Mitris Construction Co. for forty years,
retiring in 1990. He is survived by three daughters, Mara Mitris of
Woonsocket, Sandra Mitris of Cumberland and Ramona Mitris and her
husband William J. Higginson, Jr. of No. Smithfield. He was the brother
of the late Mirdza…
HANNA K., died at home in Orlando, FL from a long illness. Born 1930 in
Mardyne, Turkey, son of the late Karim and Bahia Mnayarji. He is
survived by his wife of 56 years Anisseh (Doumato) Mnayarji of Orlando;
3 sons Karim H. Mnayarji of Lincoln, RI, Gabriel H. Mnayarji of
Orlando, FL, Bassam H. Mnayarji of Longwood, FL; 2 daughters Feryal
Monayarji and Claudia Sarkis of Orlando, FL; 13 grandchildren and 4
great-granddaughters; brother of Elias Mnayarji of Hassakeh, Syria. He
was the brother of the…
DORCAS E., 75, formerly of River Heights Drive, Wakefield, died
Thursday. She was the wife of the late John 'Jack' O'Connor. Born in
Huntington, WV, she was a daughter of the late Hugh J. and A. Muriel
(Dunne) Fraser. The family later moved to New York City area and
resided in Larchmont, NY. After attending local Ursaline schools, she
matriculated to the College of New Rochelle, NY, graduating as class
valedictorian in 1953. In the South County area, she worked for several
years as…
WILLIAM M., 89, husband of the late Retta M. (Little) Purtill, died
September 16, 2008 in Townshend, VT. He is survived by his son and
daughter-in-law-Lawrence and Karen Purtill of Narragansett and his
daughter and son-in-law Jayne and Joseph Rivers and two grandchildren
Kathleen and Daniel Rivers, all of Brattleboro, VT. He was a U.S. Army
veteran of WWII. A calling hour will be held Saturday from 8:30a.m. to
9:30a.m. in Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly.
Funeral Liturgy will be…
IDA J., 95, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2008. She was the wife
of the late Edwin C. Rathbun and the daughter of the late George N. and
Anna M. (Hutchison) Cook. She was a teacher and then principal for the
Quidnessett Kindergarten Program for 20 years. Following her
retirement, she was a cook for many organizations and group homes. She
was an avid gardener and a member of the Eastern Star. She was the
mother of the late Margaret C. (Rathbun) Sumney and is survived by two

B. EVELYN, (JACQUES), a retired waitress died Thursday, September 18,
2008 at the Sunnyview Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late
Christopher P. Robinson and a daughter of the late Eber and Olive
(Dexter) Jacques. Evelyn was the beloved sister of Myrtle L. Miller,
Ruth O. Davis, Margaret E. Waugh and the late E. Dudley Jacques, Jr.,
Robert R. Jacques and Harriet M. Feeley. She is also survived by
several nieces and nephews. Her funeral service will be held Monday at
10 am in the TUCKER-QUINN…
RALPH J., 77, of North Kingstown and Naples, FL, passed away after a
years illness on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at home. He was the
beloved husband of Janice L. (Vallante) Triggiano. They were married
for eleven years. Born in Cleveland, Ohio he was a son of the late
Michael and Libera (Tranaso) Triggiano. He was a machinist for the
River Terminal Railroad in Cleveland and the owner of various
condominiums, apartments and commercial buildings in Cleveland. Ralph
was a volunteer at the Kaiser…

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