Obituaries
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Dorothy (Henrique) Barcellos, 87, of Portsmouth, RI and Hillsboro, Fla., passed away on Oct. 16, 2017 with her family by her side.  She was the daughter of the late John Henrique and Olive … more
John T. Harrington, M.D., 80, of West Roxbury, Mass. and the Hummocks, Portsmouth, R.I., passed away peacefully on Oct. 31, 2017.  He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gertrude R. (Trudy) … more
Elizabeth “Zib” Burns, 65, of Portsmouth, passed away on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. She was employed as an art teacher for Tiverton Middle School for 33 years. She also worked as a hostess … more
John Alton “Jack” Barrett, 88 years young, bid farewell to life and the family he loved beyond measure with a bittersweet, raspy, raucous kind of laugh, and a “let me go, I’ve … more
Kathie Kocon, 71, of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. She was the wife of her loving husband, Richard W. Kocon, to whom she was married for 48 … more
Shirley Ann (Eckenroth) Weiss, age 80, of Tiverton, died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at home after a long illness. Shirley was born Sept. 16, 1936 in Denver, Colo. She is the daughter of the late … more
Robert A. Fiedler, 87, of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Portsmouth, R.I., died Friday, July 7, 2017. at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, R.I. Robert was born Jan. 29, 1930 in Hastings-on-Hudson, … more
David Earl Ward, 49, died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Spokane Veterans Home after enduring the debilitating rigors of ALS. He last resided in Portsmouth before moving to be with his family in … more
Dorothy A. Medeiros, 90, of Little Compton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 13, 2017, with family by her side. more
Ann R. (Gill) Hibbard, 84, of Prudence Island, left this earth on March 3. She was the daughter of the late Muriel (Buckley) and Raymond Gill of Pawtucket. Ann was predeceased by Albert (Dudley) … more
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