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David Lloyd McCoy, 79, of Tiverton, formerly of Portsmouth, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the Providence VA Medical Center, Rhode Island. He was the husband of Patricia G. (Rounds) … 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
Fan Castleman Benjamin, 94, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol. Born in Louisville, Ky., on Aug. 2, 1922, she was the daughter of the late David … more
Marilyn Anne Penney, 75, long-time resident of Little Compton and recently, Portsmouth, passed away very peacefully on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at Philip Hulitar Hospice. She was predeceased by … more
Robert J. Perrello, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017, at the Rhode Island Veterans Home, Bristol. He was the husband of the late Helen (Buckley) Perrello. Born on June 15, 1920, he was the son … more
Joyce Wetherald Fairchild, 90, of Barrington and Hog Island, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 peacefully at home. She is survived by her husband Daniel Fairchild. They were married for 69 years. … more
Joan Fields Handy, 91, of Portsmouth, passed away on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at Silver Creek Nursing Home in Bristol. She was the wife of the late Frank E. Handy for 71 years. Born on March 9, 1925, … more
Alison M. Shakarian, PhD, 51, of Tiverton, professor of biology and biomedical sciences, Salve Regina University, died at home Tuesday, January 10, 2017. A 13th generation Portsmouth native and … more
Robert R. Salois, 82, of Florida and formerly of Tiverton, passed away on December 25, 2016. Born on August 12, 1934, he was married for 61 years to Antoinette (Bouchard) Salois. He leaves two … more
Mary “Ann” Hall, 73, of Portsmouth, passed peacefully, on Dec. 28, 2016 at the Grand Islander Nursing Home in Middletown after a long illness.   She was born on Jan. 1, 1943 to … more
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