Obituaries articles

The Rev. J. Daniel Burke, 83, Little Compton

The Rev. J. Daniel Burke, 83, died at the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol where he had been a resident for nearly a year. Born in Mineola, NY, Dan graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University and received a bachelor’s of divinity from the Episcopal Theological School. He was assistant rector at St. Andrew’s Church, Ann

Stephen B. Gray, 63, formerly of Tiverton

Stephen B. Gray, 63, of Lyndonville, Vermont, died peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at his home with his family by his side. He was born February 9, 1951, in Fall River, the son of Edgar and Shirley (Borden) Gray. He graduated from Tiverton High School in 1969. Steve had worked for more than 30 years

James Harold Peters, 92, Barrington

James Harold Peters, aged 92, of Barrington passed away Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol. For 70 years he was the loving husband of Martha E. Peters of Barrington of Barrington, who predeceased him in Aug. 2014. Born in Oak Park, Ill., Jim was the first child of Charles

Joseph Raben, Ph.D., 90, Barrington

Joseph Raben, Ph.D., 90, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2014.  Originally from New York and living in Barrington RI for the last 13 years, Dr. Raben was Professor Emeritus of Queens College, City University of New York, teaching in the English Department from 1954-1984. He was an Army Veteran, serving in World War II

Cheryl A. Bushey, 58, Portsmouth

Cheryl A. (Beaucage) Bushey, 58, of Weymouth, Mass., formerly of Portsmouth, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. She was the wife of Richard L. Bushey. Born in Springfield, Mass. on March 18, 1956, she was the daughter of Madeline (Goding) Beaucage of Portsmouth and the late Robert A. Beaucage.

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Maria F. Canario, 73, Warren

Maria F. ( Costa) Canario , 73, of Warren, died peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Josue S. Canario; they were married for more than 51 years. Maria was born in St. Michaels, the Azores, a daughter of the late John

John Mello Travers, 93

John Mello Travers, 93, of Riverview Avenue, passed away on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 at home with his son by his side. He was the husband of the late Dorothy Veronica O’Connell Travers.  Born in Portsmouth, he was the son of the late Antone Mello Travers and Ambrosina  da Conceicao Amaral Travers.  He attended Portsmouth

Harold E. Knight, 95, Tiverton, Portsmouth

Harold E. Knight, 95, of Portsmouth, passed away on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Sakonnet Bay Manor in Tiverton. He was the husband of 67 years to Evelyn (Motta) Knight. Harold was born in Cranston, the son of the late Nehemiah and Irene (Studley) Knight. He was a graduate of Central High School, Class of

Marcella M. Guilmette, Westport

Marcella Marguerite (Vincelette)  Guilmette, of Westport, cherished wife of the late Alfred J. Guilmette, Jr., peacefully joined her husband on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, surrounded at home by her family. They were married on May 10, 1947, at Our Lady of Consolation Church in Pawtucket, shortly after Alfred returned from serving with the Army in