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Raymond Purdy Sr., 93, Tiverton

Raymond Purdy Sr., age 93, of Tiverton, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Forest Farm Healthcare Center in Middletown.  He was the husband of the late Mary Ann (Brochu) Purdy with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Fall River, a son of the late William and Rose (McGaw) Purdy, he had

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Everett L. ‘Tod’ Moore Jr., Little Compton

Everett Lloyd Moore Jr. (Tod) of Little Compton died in Naples, Fla., on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Tod was born on July 27, 1929 in Englewood, NJ, the eldest son of Everett and Edna Moore. He was married to the late Virginia (Jinny) Moore and is survived by four children (Michael, James, Margaret and Robert),

Anna Salamon, 97, Warren

Anna Salamon, 97, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Grace Barker Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph A Salamon. Born in San Pedro, CA., she was the daughter of the late Constantine and Fedora (Nydomsky) Caminsky. She was a lifelong Warren resident and a 1933 graduate of Warren High

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Dennis J. Arruda, 70, Warren

Dennis J. Arruda, 70, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Born in Fall River, a son of the late Joseph and Edith (Borge-Souza) Arruda, he was an operating engineer for Local 57. A graduate of Warren High School, Mr. Arruda was a big fan of car racing. He loved gatherings

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Emily Vitullo, 86, Warren

Emily “Auntie” Vitullo, 86, passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.  She was the daughter of Nicholas and Josephine (Iannitti) Vitullo. A lifelong resident of Warren, she graduated from Warren High School in 1945. Emily worked for Narragansett Electric as a secretary until her retirement in 1990. She was a communicant of St Alexander’s Church

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Theodore George Czech, 98, Portsmouth

Theodore George Czech, 98, of Portsmouth, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at home surrounded by his family. Born in Chicago, Ill. on Sept. 15, 1915, he was the son of the late George Czech and Anna (Szynalik) Czech. Ted had a long and event-filled life. He grew up in Harvey, Ill., and excelled in


Joan A. Castro, 70, Little Compton

Joan A. (McMillan) Castro, 70, of Little Compton, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, at St. Anne’s Hospital in Fall River. She was the wife of Antonio R. Castro, Sr. Born in Fall River, daughter of the late Joseph M. and Alice (Wallworth) McMillan, she lived in Brattleboro, Vt., shortly before spending her last 40

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C. William Tarter, 83, South Dennis

C. William “Bill” Tarter, 83, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 13, 2014. He was born in Greenwood, Indiana, on September 3, 1930, the only son of William & Arlie (Goode) Tarter. He was orphaned as a child and went on to live with several relatives, working on farms as a young man.  At the age


George L. Kirk, 75, Portsmouth

George L. Kirk, 75, of Portsmouth, R.I. and Silver Beach, Mass. died peacefully Thursday, March 13, 2014 surrounded by his wife and family. George was the husband of Pamela N. Kirk for 54 years. Born in Cambridge, Mass. on Aug. 20, 1938, he was the son of the late William J. Kirk and Alice (Guertin)