Obituaries articles

Peter Blanchette, 55, formerly of Tiverton

Peter Blanchette, 55, of Orange City, Florida, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. He was the son of Henry and Della Blanchette. He was born on Jan. 17, 1959, in Whitinsville, Mass. Mr. Blanchette was originally from Tiverton and attended Tiverton schools. In Florida, he worked at several golf courses and enjoyed nature, animals,

Dorothea (Doran) Florenzano, 91, Bristol

Dorothea (Doran) Florenzano, 91, passed away Jan. 29, 2014.  \She was the wife of the late Alphonse Florenzano. A lifelong resident of Bristol, she was born on July 24, 1922 to the late Joseph E. and Kathryn (Taylor) Doran. Mrs. Florenzano worked for P.F. Industries for 35 years before retiring in 1977. She leaves family


Winifred Munger, 92, Tiverton

Winifred (Wildes) “Winx” Munger, 92, of Sakonnet Bay Retirement Living in Tiverton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. She was the wife of the late Leon A. Munger. Born in New Bedford, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Inez (Shaw) Wildes. Mrs. Munger received her teaching degree from Rhode Island

Deirdre Stillman Marsters, 68, Little Compton

Deirdre Stillman Marsters, 68, of Little Compton, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, following a valiant 6 1/2-year battle against advanced stage breast cancer. Deirdre was born October 9, 1945, in New York City to Theodore and Katherine Marsters. She attended St. Margaret’s School (now Chase Collegiate) in Waterbury, Conn., was a

Fred Tripp

Fred Roos Tripp, 71, Barrington

Fred Roos Tripp, 71, of Vero Beach, Fla. and Barrington, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in Vero Beach. He was the loving husband of Nancy (Materne) Tripp for 44 years. Born in New Bedford, Mass. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 1942, he was the son of the late Fred and Marion (Roos) Tripp.


Antonio (Tony) Teixeira, 69, Bristol

Antonio (Tony) Teixeira, 69 of Bristol, and Lake Worth, Fla., went home to God, peacefully on January 25, 2014 at RI Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Maria de Lourdes (Cabral) Teixeira. Born in Achada de Nordeste, Sao Miguel, Azores, he was the son of the late Eugenio and  Maria do

Harold S. Prew

Harold S. ‘Hal’ Prew, 45, Barrington

Harold S. “Hal” Prew, 45, of Zephyr Lane, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was the beloved husband of Wendy (Hughes) Prew. Harold was a communicant, Eucharistic Minister and CCD teacher at St. Brendan Church. He was a coach for the Barrington High School Girls Soccer

Mary Ellen Kadak

Mary Ellen Kadak, 68, Barrington

Mary Ellen Kadak, 68, of Rumstick Point Road, Barrington, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. She was the wife of Andrew C. Kadak. Mary Ellen was a member of the Barrington Garden Club, Barrington Women’s Club and the Barrington Yacht Club. She loved dogs, birds and star-gazing and was a true patriot, loving her country. Besides

David F. Frederick

David F. Frederick, 46, Barrington

David F. Frederick, 46, of Carlton Street, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Donna (DeMeo) Frederick. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, a son of John J. and Louise C. (Trudeau) Frederick of Barrington, he was a lifelong resident of Barrington. Mr. Frederick was a professional

Claire E. Feeley

Claire E. Feeley, 93, Barrington

Claire E. Feeley, 93, formerly of Walnut Road, died peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. She was the wife of the late Edward J. Feeley Jr. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Helen E. (Hughes) Jencks, she lived in Barrington for 64 years. Claire was a communicant of St. Luke Church. She was