Obituaries
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Albert "Jim" Papineau, 78, of Portsmouth, passed away on January 17, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born on April 25, 1941, in Newport to the late Albert M. Papineau and … more
David B. Mower, 72, of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away on Jan. 16, 2020. David was the husband of Joanne (Lindley) Mower. David was born in Lawrence, Mass.  to Robert Mower and Dorothy (Harlow) … more
Jessie Wilhelmina Mutty, 86, of Portsmouth, passed away on January 11, 2020.  She was the widow of Lewis Dow Mutty.  Born in Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Jessie (Wood) … more
Cecelia (Pearce) Borden, 105, of Portsmouth, passed away on January 6, 2020, at the Grand Islander Nursing Home in Middletown. She was the wife of the late Robert MacCormick and the late Richard … more
Marie Kathryn Anita (Hebert) Iglesias of Portsmouth, 89, passed peacefully on December 30, 2019, in the comfort of her home. Of French Canadian descent, she was born on March 31, 1930, in Newport, … more
George H. Biltcliffe, 84, of Portsmouth, passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.  George’s work history was lengthy. We will start with Durfee Trust Co., Columbus National and Columbus … more
Isabel “Betty” A. Pacheco, 86, of 44 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI passed away on Thursday November 7, 2019, at the Grand Islander, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late … more
Benjamin Viera, age 86, longtime resident of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away on Oct. 27, 2019 in Fall River, Mass. He was the husband of the late Helen Louise (Silvia) Viera. Benjamin was born in … more
Roy Royce Twaddle III, age 77, formerly of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away on Sept. 29, 2019 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease.  He was born in Newport News, Virginia, son of the … more
Captain Esmond D. “Doug” Smith Jr., US Navy retired, has set sail on his final voyage after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Nanci; son, Timothy … more
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