Monthly Archives: July 2012

Margaret MaryPeg Goldin

Margaret MaryPeg (Nana) Goldin passed Friday, July 6, 2012 in the comfort of her home with the support of family and friends. Born in Providence, on Sept. 29, 1923 to the parents of Dennis James Meehan and Margaret Mary (Kane) Meehan, she is predeceased by three sisters, Helen, Agnes, and Gertrude and son Peter Kane

John Howe ‘Pop’ Collamore, Jr.

John Howe Collamore

John Howe Collamore, Jr, 89, “Pop” of Deltaville, Va., passed away as the evening sun set on the Friday, July 6, 2012 following a short illness. John was born in Barrington on the 12th of March 1923 descending from a line of early colonial settlers and seafarers. He was the son of the late John

Robert J. Feldman

Robert J. Feldman, 93, Barrington

Robert J. Feldman, 93, of Barrington, president of Narragansett Wire Company, and member of Wannamoisett Country Club, died at Rhode Island Hospital on Saturday, July 14, 2012. Mr. Feldman was a resident of Barrington for more than 50 years. Mr. Feldman was married to his late wife Marilynn also of Barrington, for more than 49

Angela A. Giorgi

Angela A. Giorgi, 86, Barrington

Angela A. Giorgi, 86, of West Street, Barrington, died peacefully on Friday, July 13, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Edmond T. Giorgi. A lifelong resident of Barrington, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Carmela (Gubitosi) Piccerelli. Mrs. Giorgi was an employee of the former Rhode

Matt Hurley

Barrington all-stars win and advance to state tournament

Matt Hurley hit two home runs and led the Barrington Little League Majors Division all-stars to a 13-5 victory over Darlington American at Slater Park in Pawtucket on Monday night. Barrington earned the District II title with the win and will next play in the state tournament, which begins later this week. Colin Scorpio, the

Violet: National Republicans hurting local GOP

Many moons ago, it was a badge of honor to be a Rhode Island Republican. The party promoted women, including scoring such positions as the United States Congress (Claudine Schneider) minority leader (Lila Sapinsley), and the first female secretary of state, Susan Farmer. The men on the national scene like U.S. Senator John Chafee, were

Bill Middendorf always has a sketch book nearby, no matter how busy his schedule. “I could fill up a book in a day,” he says. Photo by Richard Dionne.

Little Compton man’s an ambassador for the arts

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher once told Ronald Reagan that J. William Middendorf II was the best United States ambassador she had ever met. As Mr. Middendorf tells it, then-President Reagan replied, “Oh Maggie, I love Bill. But I’ve got 152 ambassadors. Why do you say that?” The Iron Lady responded by saying that

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