Obituaries
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John A. “Skip” Kirby Sr., 79, of East Providence, died February 17, 2021 at the Providence VA Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Jennifer A. (Olson) Kirby. Born in New London, … more
Robert Francis Donovan, USCG (ret.), 88, died November 21, 2020 in Winter Springs, Fla. He was the son of James M. and Gladys M. (Hermanson) Donovan. He was the husband of Jean Marie McGuirk … more
Bonnie A. (Norton) Filippo, 73, of Woodcrest Drive, died peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 at The Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Richard G. Filippo for 51 years. Born in Newport, RI she … more
Stephen P. Brun, 73, of East Providence, passed away peacefully at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, Providence, on January 13, 2021, succumbing to complications from Covid-19 after a 25-year … more
Victor Francis Barclay, 91, of Rumford, passed away on December 27, 2020. Born October 17, 1929 in WaKeeney, Kansas, to Elmer Glen Barclay and Blanche Fredrica (Pulver) Barclay, he was the third of … more
Thomas (Jose) Santos, of Johnston and formerly East Providence, passed away on December 17, 2020. Born December 24, 1935, son of the late Beatrice Simmons and Joseph Santos, he was also known as … more
Joseph Leonardo Cunha, passed away December 2,2020 at age 68. Born in Graciosa Azores, son to late Jose & Erunidina(Melo) Cunha, he was the beloved husband to Michele (Lopes) Cunha for over 33 … more
Stewart J. Chapman Jr., 90, of Pleasant Street, Seekonk passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Miriam Hospital. He was the husband of Evelyn L. (Castro) Chapman. Born in Providence, he was … more
Barbara June Stenning, a direct descendent of Captain John Luther, who arrived in America in 1630, died peacefully at home on Nov. 23, 2020. Married on June 28, 1952, she was the wife of Gordon J. … more
Celine J. Leonard, formerly of Bliss Street in East Providence and of Prudence Island, passed away at home in the comfort and love of her family on Saturday, November 7, 2020 just one day after her … more
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