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Former East Providence Superintendent of Schools Dr. John DeGoes passed away unexpectedly this week.

Former E.P. School Superintendent DeGoes passes unexpectedly

Former E.P. School Superintendent DeGoes passes unexpectedly

John V. DeGoes, 77, of Rumford, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Jeanne L. (Kurowski) DeGoes. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late John and Mary L. (Nobrega) DeGoes. He lived in Rumford for the past 25 years, previously

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Mark M. Aumaree, 45, Warren

Mark Marwan Aumaree, 45, of Metacom Avenue, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014. He was the husband of Patricia (Whitehead) Aumaree. He was the son of Mona Mattini and the late Solomon Omari; father of Yasmine and Naremean Aumaree; stepfather of Anastasia Heilborn; brother of Hanadi (Hussein) ZaZa and Abdyallah (Ghazal) Omari. Mark was

Richard G. Popovici, 84, Bristol

Richard G. Popovici, 84, of Bristol and Marco Island, FL, passed away on Aug. 3. He was the beloved husband of Flora (Ziu) Popovici. Mr. Popovici was the son of George and Ecaterina Popovici and was born in New York City on April 5, 1930. He went to high school in Bucharest, Romania, and returned

Frank T. Sousa, 86, Bristol

Frank T. “Sheik” Sousa, 86, of Dreadnaught Avenue, passed away July 31 at Rhode Island Hospital in the presence of his beloved wife and daughter. He was the husband of Maria (DaSilva) Sousa. Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late Verginio and Margarida (Medeiros) Sousa. He was the father of Jennifer Sousa


Kevin M. Reynolds, 48, Tiverton

Kevin M. Reynolds, 48, of Florence St., Tiverton, died peacefully Monday August 4, 2014, at home surrounded by his family after bravely battling a long illness. Kevin worked for the Tiverton School District as the director of maintenance for over two decades. He leaves his parents, Alton and Muriel (Bouchard) Reynolds; his children, Darren M. Reynolds

Wesley L. Vibberts, 89, Tiverton

Wesley L. Vibberts, 89, formerly of Tiverton, Englewood, Florida, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, passed away on Friday April 11, 2014, at his daughter’s home in Myrtle Beach, SC. He was the husband of the late Dorothy B. (Cavaca) Vibberts. Wesley was born in Somerset, the son of the late George D. and Frances (Croft)

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Cecile L. Fontaine, 90, Westport

Cecile L. (Hebert) Fontaine, 90, of Westport, passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Oscar A. Fontaine. Born in Fall River, daughter of the late Edward and Matilda (Doucette) Hebert, she had been a lifelong resident of Westport. She was a

Howard P. Brelsford, 83, Bristol

Howard P. “Howie” Brelsford, 83, of Bristol, died Sunday, Aug. 3 at Grace Barker Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Shirley (Formisano)  Brelsford. Mr. Brelsford was born in Bristol a son of the late Thomas and Grace (Pardey) Brelsford. He had worked at the Kaiser Aluminum Company, and was a member of

School Committee member Richard "Spunk" Pimentel passed away Friday, Aug. 1.

East Providence officials remember ‘Spunk’ Pimentel

EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents of the city and members of the School Committee joined family and friends in mourning the passing of Richard A. Pimentel, a school board representative for the last 21 months until his death on Friday, Aug. 1. Mr. Pimentel, a long-time employee of the school system, a Dover Avenue resident and