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Deborah DeCosta, 66, of Wood Street, Bristol, R.I. passed away on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022, after a long illness. A daughter of Manuel and the late Mary (Goulart) Morris and the loving wife of Joseph … more
James J. Corbett II, 71, died of cancer on Feb. 24 in Rhode Island Hospital.He was born in Watertown, N.Y., the son of Joseph and Betty Jean (McRobbie) Corbett.Jim attended high school in Bristol and … more
Bruce J. Trombley, 60, of Warren, RI, passed away on Sunday, February 27, 2022, at Hope Hospice, Providence. Born in Attleboro, Mass., he was the son of the late Oliver Leo Trombley and Florence … more
Dolores “Lolly” (Longo) Calenda Seddon, 88, of Parker Avenue, Warren, R.I. and also Seminole, Fla., passed away peacefully on March 1, 2022, at the Dawn Hill Home for Healthcare & … more
Ralph Joseph Petrucci Jr., 81, was born in Providence, R.I., March 3, 1940. He passed away peacefully in his Florida home on Feb. 27, 2022.He was the only son of the late Dr. Ralph J. Petrucci and … more
Harry Andersen, 92, of Warren passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. A son of the late Anders and Allie (Henriksen) Andersen and the loving husband of Edith (Whitehead) Andersen of 69 … more
Roland O. Poissant, age 78, of Bristol, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2022, at home surrounded by family at his side after a lengthy illness. Born in Fall River, Mass., he was the son of the late … more
Maurice Wilfred Warren, 77, of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away on March 3, 2022 at home with his loving family by his side.  He was married to Deare (Skurnit) Warren. Maurice was born in … more
During a recent family gathering, John said, “I think I am the most fortunate man in the world.” He loved nothing more than family, traveling and a bag of Peppermint Patties.John passed … more
James Andrew Mitchell died peacefully on Feb. 17, at age 95, in Rockport, Maine. After serving in the U.S. Army Air Force as an aviation cadet during World War II, he earned a degree in Engineering … more
Phyllis N. (Manchester) Miranda, 92, of Tiverton passed away on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late Joseph S. Miranda, Sr. Mrs. Miranda was born in Tiverton, … more
Maria (DeCosta) Sampaio, 93, passed away, Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, at home. She was the wife of the late Francisco P. Sampaio. Born in the Azores, she was the daughter of the late Jose and Guilhermina … more
Therese (Emond) Germani, 98, of Little Compton, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Feb. 18, 2022. Terry was born to the late Joseph and Therese (Gauthier) Emond. She attended St. Jean … more
Ruth F. Pelchat of 2500 Octavia St., New Orleans, La., died at home Feb. 15, 2022, at age 97. Mrs. Pelchat was a resident of Warren for 69 years, moving to New Orleans in 2016. She was a communicant … more
Robert D. “Pops” Erickson, 94, of Westport, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Georgianna (Carreiro) Erickson. Born … more
Joseph E. Blount, 84, formerly of Prospect Street, Barrington, died peacefully on Feb. 16, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Karen V. (Frick) Blount. Born in … more
Joseph A. Lonardo, Jr., age 51, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 15, 2022 comforted by his family at Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center. Born in Providence the son of Joanne (Silva) … more
Robert Stirling Morris, 88, of Canterbury, Conn., and Oak Island, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, after a brief illness. He leaves behind his wife Carolyn J. Morris; his son, Robert Bruce … more
Francis (Sonny) Joseph Mansi, 87, formerly of Cumberland, R.I., passed away peacefully on Feb. 7 at home in South Dennis, surrounded by his loving family. Husband of the recently deceased Anne … more
Maurice Vincent Holmes, Jr., 71, of Riverside, died on Feb. 16, 2022, at Hulitar Hospice Center. He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Maggie) Neville Holmes, his two sons, Maurice III and Thomas, as … more
Nancy L. (Baker) Taylor passed away peacefully in Woonsocket, R.I., on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. She was the wife of the late Robert F. Taylor. Born in Providence, R.I., on April 20, 1950, she was the … more
Ann Marie (Borges) Sousa, 86, a life-long Bristol resident, died Feb. 8, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Julio and Rose (Serpa) Borges. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Jeremiah … more
John A. Perry, 89, of Fresno, Calif., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. John was born and raised in Bristol, RI before he moved to Fresno. He was the son of Joseph and Mary Souza … more
Beatrice Rita (Martelly) Fischer was born April 22, 1932, in Bristol, Rhode Island, to Henry and Helen Martelly, their third of four children. Her first language was French; she learned English in … more
Christine Mary (Amaral) DeCosta Ferreira, 100, passed away on Feb. 15, 2022, at Charlesgate Nursing Center surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Anthony F. De Costa and the late … more
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