Obituaries articles

Arnold L. Waite, formerly of East Bay

Arnold L. Waite, of Hobe Sound, Fla., formerly of Barrington, passed away in Florida. He was the husband of the late Nellie (Welsh) Waite and companion to Donna Katterheinrich. Mr. Waite was born in Norton, Mass., a son of the late Harold and Doris (Keith) Waite. He was a vice president of Hobart Manufacturing in Troy, NY,

Helen J. Munroe

Helen J. Munroe, 80, Warren

Helen J. (Donato) Munroe, 80, of Maple Street, Warren, died peacefully on Mother’s Day, May 10, 2015 at St. Elizabeth’s Manor in Bristol. Born and raised in Bristol, RI, she was a daughter of the late John and Santa (Russo) Donato. A resident of Warren for many years, Helen was a 1953 graduate of Colt

Rev. John F. Roche, 82, Bristol

Rev. John F. “Jack” Roche of the Columban Fathers, Ferry Road, died on Thursday, May 7. He was born June 4, 1932 in Roslindale, Mass. His three brothers, Jim, Bud and Pat, predeceased him. He is survived by nephews and nieces, and their families. Father Jack attended Columban Seminaries in Milton, Mass., and Navan Ireland, and

Jacob T. Salva, 18, Westport

Jacob Thomas Salva, son, grandson, brother and friend, unexpectedly passed away at the age of 18. He was the beloved son of Heather L. (Lambert) Salva of Westport and Bryan T. Salva and his wife Suzanne DeSa of Fall River. Jacob was born in Fall River and had been a resident of Westport. He was

Marlene Pelletier, 79, of Westport

Marlene (Ferreira) Pelletier, 79, of Westport, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at home. She was the wife of Albert J. Pelletier. Survivors, along with her husband, include her four sons, Bryan Pelletier of Swansea, Peter Pelletier of Somerset, Allen D. Pelletier and Keith A. Pelletier, both of Westport; her daughter, Karen O’Donnell of


Francis P. Paradiso, 71, Warren

Francis P. “Babe” Paradiso, 71, of Warren, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015, on his 47th wedding anniversary. He was the loving husband of Carol (Ranieri) Paradiso. Born in Bristol, he was a son of the late Joseph and Susan (Castigliego) Paradiso. Babe was a proud United States Army veteran, serving in Vietnam. He worked

Donald A. Buker Jr., 70, Westport

Donald A. Buker Jr., 70, of Westport, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at home. He was the husband of the late Edith (Almeida) Buker. Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Donald A. Buker, Sr. and Yvette R. (Gosselin) Buker. Arrangements under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home,