Obituaries
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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
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
Maria Madelena (Santana) Tavares, 62, of Franklin Street passed away on May 9, 2016, at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center. She was the wife of Antonio Silveira Tavares. more
Mrs. Margaret K. (Edgar) Williamson Ferreira, age 88 of 150 Franklin St., Bristol, died Friday, May 6, 2016 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. more
Robert Luther Santos, 73, of Sweeney Lane passed away on May 4, 2016 at home. more
Mr. Thomas B. Andrade, age 63 of Sherry Avenue, Bristol, died peacefully Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. more
Mrs. Eileen R. (Michael) Guercia, age 86 of Cliff Drive, Bristol, died Friday, April 29, 2016 at St. Elizabeth’s Manor, Bristol surrounded by her loving family. more
Robert Hazlett, 92, of Bristol, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the Rhode Island Veterans Home. more
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