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Dawn P. Hines, 79, Amelia Island, Fla.

Dawn P. Hines, 79, Amelia Island, Fla.

Mrs. Dawn P. Hines, 79, of Amelia Island, Fla., passed away on Wednesday evening, Sept. 17, 2014, at the Warner Center for Caring at Baptist Medical Center on Amelia Island. Born in Watertown, New York, she was the eldest of three children and only daughter born to the late Harold Sterling and Carmen Lingenfelter Powell. 

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Glenn Grant Gannon, 83, Harwich, Mass.

Glenn Grant Gannon, 83, of Harwich, Mass. ascended to Heaven on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. The family was blessed to be by his side the last couple of days to listen to his stories and enjoy his humor. Glenn spent his youth in Lynn, attending Lynn English High; playing football. He received his undergraduate degree

Nelson L. Hawkins, Sr.

Nelson L. Hawkins, Sr., 81, Barrington

Nelson L. Hawkins, Sr., 81, of Barrington, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Grace Barker Nursing Center. He was the husband of Louise (Pike) Hawkins. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Brooks and Dorothy (McCormick) Hawkins. Nelson had a lifelong dedication to the sport of yachting and his career in

Brendan Bernard Francis McKay

Brendan Bernard Francis McKay, 30, Barrington

Brendan Bernard Francis McKay, 30, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Rome, Italy, following a tragic accident. An AmeriCorps volunteer, artist, multi-instrumentalist, snowboarder, world traveler, counselor, historian, Ph.D. candidate, and Seanchaí in the Irish storytelling tradition, Brendan was born June 30, 1984 in Summit, N.J., the second of Bernard and Mary McKay’s four children.

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Joseph B. Souza Jr., 86, Westport

Joseph B. Souza Jr., 86, of Westport, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Catholic Memorial Home. He was the husband of Rose Marie (Silvia) Souza. Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Joseph B. Souza Sr. and the late Florence (Rego) Souza. He was a lifelong resident of Westport. A veteran

Barbara E. Mills, 73, Tiverton

Barbara E. Mills of Tiverton, R.I., died unexpectedly on Sunday, Sept. 21. She was the wife of John Mills, mother to Melissa (Mills) Dumont and Michael Mills. Barbara was born and raised in Mountain Lakes, N.J. She worked as an English teacher in the Lexington Public Schools, Mass., where she lived and raised her family.

Delia Borges, Westport

Delia (Vasconcellos) Borges of Westport died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Kimwell Rehab & Skilled Nursing Center.  She was the wife of the late Alfred M. Borges. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Jose M. and Angelica (Correiro) Vasconcellos. Mrs. Borges was a communicant of St. George Church, Westport.  Prior


Peter John Holmes, 72, Portsmouth

Peter John Holmes, 72, of Portsmouth, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Janet (Blaess) Holmes. Born in Providence, R.I., on April 5, 1942, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Brooks) Holmes. Peter was a 1961 graduate of East Providence High


Brian M. Fox, Portsmouth

Brian Macleod Fox passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, surrounded by his family, dear friends and loving wife, Veronica. Brian is preceded in death by his father, William P. Fox and mother, Mary Ann Fox. As a loving father himself, he spent a lot of quality time with sons Isaac, Joshua and Jacob. He taught

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