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
Martha Young Williams, 97, passed away in Barrington on Saturday, March 4, 2017. She was the wife of the late Charles Roger Williams Jr. and daughter of the late L. Douglas Young and Louise (Gibbs) … more
Joseph D. McLaughlin Jr., 83, formerly of Providence and Rumford, whose big personality, gift of connecting with people, and ability to tell boisterously funny stories, passed away at St. Elizabeth … more
Geoffrey P. Higginbotham, 33, of Nelson Street, Rumford, beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, friend and an inspiration to all passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family and … 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
Daniel Barbosa, 86, of Scarborough, Maine, passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. He was the husband of J. Lucille (Fagnant) Barbosa. Born and raised in East … more
Norma A. (Chace) Messinger, 86, of Riverside, died Thursday, December 8, 2016. Born June 21, 1930 in Pawtucket, to the late Grace S. (Higgins) Chace and Earl B. Chace. She was the wife of the late … more
Frank J. Palumbo Jr., 74, of Riverside, passed away on June 25, 2016, at his Florida winter residence after a two year illness. He was predeceased by his parents, Antonetta and Frank J. Palumbo; … more
Kenneth E. Handshaw, 71 of Riverside, son of the late Elbert and Erika Handshaw, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016. He was very active with many animal rescue leagues worldwide. His passion was … more
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