Obituaries
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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
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
Father Edmund Adams, a monk of Portsmouth Abbey, died peacefully after a brief illness in Newport Hospital on Christmas Eve, aged 77. more
Harriet Hubbard, a recent resident of Prudence Island, died unexpectedly on October 15, 2016, at the age of 78. Harriet will always be loved and missed by her children and their spouses, John and … more
Andrew Edward Singleton, of Lakewood Ranch, Fla., formerly of Portsmouth, R.I., passed peacefully at home, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016.  Born Oct. 17, 1972, in Cleveland, Ohio, Andrew was the son … more
Frank E. Handy, 91, of Portsmouth, a retired Navy Chief Signalman, died Thursday, July 7, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Joan (Fields) Handy for 71 … more
Richard Newell Owen, 82, of Prudence Island and Stoughton, Mass., formerly of Easton, Mass., died at home surrounded by family and friends on June 8, 2016 after a courageous battle with … more
Francis “Tut” Jamiel died Monday, June 6, 2016 at home, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Jayne (Conley) Jamiel. Mr. Jamiel was the son of Lily (Zacca) Jamiel and the late Joseph … more
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