Obituaries articles

Louis V. Costa, 89, Bristol

Louis V. Costa, 89, of 180 Franklin St., Bristol, died Friday, Oct. 10, at St. Elizabeth’s Manor, Bristol. Born in Fall River, Mass., and a lifelong Bristol resident, he was a son of the late Joseph and Julia A. (Mello) Costa. Mr. Costa was a chief warrant officer in the US Navy during WWII in

David S. Medeiros Sr., 77, Little Compton

David S. Medeiros Sr., 77, of Little Compton, passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. Born in Little Compton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Pauline (Rocha) Medeiros. He was a lifelong resident of Little Compton. Mr. Medeiros was a self-employed carpenter for 50 years. He

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Shirley A. Caisse, 72, Warren

Shirley A. ( Camara) Caisse, 72, of Warren, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of George L. Caisse Sr.; they were married for over 54 years. Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Joseph and Christina (Pacheco) Camara, Shirley was a banker for over 30 years

Agnes McCarthy, 95, Bristol

Agnes Elizabeth (Ryder) McCarthy, 95, of Bradford Street passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 5. She was the loving wife of the late William J. McCarthy. Born in Richmond, VA, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Agnes (Fesenmaier) Ryder. She was the beloved mother of Barbara Rawson, William McCarthy, Elaine Bouthiette,

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Bruce R. Correia, 63, Harrisville

Bruce R. Correia, 63, of Harrisville, R.I., and formerly of Warren, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at his sister’s house in Swansea. Born in Providence, a son of Frances (Webster) Correia and the late Samuel R. Correia, he was a parishioner of St. Patrick Church in Harrisville. Mr. Correia was a truck driver for many

Edith J. Blish, Rumford, Westport

Edith Josephine “Jody” (Smith) Blish died Monday at her home in Rumford. She also had a home in Westport, where she spent summers. She was 77. Mrs. Blish was a teacher of mathematics at Lincoln School in Providence from 1959 until her retirement many years later. She was the wife of the late John H.

Anthony Motta, 78, Tiverton

Anthony Motta, 78, of Tiverton, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Gilda (Camara) Motta and the son of the late Antonio and Claudia (Freitas) Motta. Prior to retiring, Anthony worked as a plant manager for Globe Mfg. He was a veteran of the US Navy Reserves, and a