The Providence Journal Obituaries

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December 18, 2017

Marilyn V. Brailsford (Bernaiche)

Marilyn V. Brailsford (Bernaiche)

Cranston, RI

BRAILSFORD, MARILYN V. (BERNAICHE) 86 passed away December 15, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles Brailsford Jr. Her funeral is Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. from "WOODLAWN" Funeral Home, 600 Pontiac Ave., Cranston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St....

Richard Ferri

Richard Ferri

Lincoln, RI

FERRI, Richard, 90, passed away December 16, 2017. He was the husband of Eva J. (Godin) Ferri and the late Rose (Conca) Ferri; father of Richard Ferri (Diane) and Ronald V. Ferri (Jeannine); stepfather of David Dumond Sr. and Gerald Dumond (Ronda); grandfather of Richard, Evan...

George Graboys

George Graboys

Providence, RI

GRABOYS, GEORGE 85, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017. He was the husband of Lois (Wolpert) Graboys. He was born in Fall River, MA, a son of the late Lewis and Rebecca (Sobiloff) Graboys. He graduated from Tabor Academy in 1950, Dartmouth College in 1954, and the...

Attorney James Miller Sloan Iii

Attorney James Miller Sloan Iii

Tiverton, RI

SLOAN III, ATTORNEY JAMES MILLER 87, passed away on Thursday, December 14, lovingly attended by the wife of 63 years whom he adored, Alice Donahue Sloan, and other devoted family members. "Jay," "Dad," or "Poppa" was the patriarch of a large and close-knit family including six...

Hilda Leitao (Pacheco)

Hilda Leitao (Pacheco)

East Providence, RI

LEITAO, HILDA (PACHECO) 99, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Leitao. She leaves one sister, Dudater D. White and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and...

Joseph V. Lowe

Joseph V. Lowe

Greenville, RI

LOWE, JOSEPH V. 94, of Greenville, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Village at Waterman Lake, Greenville. He was the beloved husband of Teresa M. (Comella) Lowe. Born in Fall River, MA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Jane (Crowley) Lowe. Mr. was a...

Eileen "Mother Goose" McGuire-McLellan (Kilmartin)

Eileen "Mother Goose" McGuire-McLellan (Kilmartin)

Warwick, RI

McGuire-McLellan, Eileen (Kilmartin), "Mother Goose" 95, passed away Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 in her home of 59 years surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Edmond McLellan and of the late Michael "Mickey" McGuire. Born in Providence, RI,...

Gary A. Nickerson

Gary A. Nickerson

East Providence, RI

Nickerson, Gary A. 60, of Brook Avenue, Riverside, died unexpectedly on December 16, 2017. Born in Providence, a son of Robert D. Nickerson of Riverside and the late Marilyn S. (McConnell) Nickerson, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside. Mr. Nickerson was an accountant for...

Angela Sheridan (Torti)

Angela Sheridan (Torti)

Providence, RI

SHERIDAN, ANGELA (TORTI) age 70, died peacefully surrounded by her Family at Rhode Island Hospital on December 16, 2017. She was born January 26, 1947 in Providence Rhode Island the daughter of Irene and Emanuel Torti. She is survived by the love of her life and devoted...

December 17, 2017

Virginia M. "Ginny" Bescherer (Berndt)

Virginia M. "Ginny" Bescherer (Berndt)

Bristol, RI

BESCHERER, VIRGINIA M. "GINNY" (BERNDT) passed away peacefully in her home in Bristol, RI, on Wednesday, December 13, at 90 years old. Born in Pawtucket, Ginny was one of seven children of William and Edith Berndt. From an early age, she was a talented pianist, playing in...

Emily E. Boucher (Johnston)

Emily E. Boucher (Johnston)

Hopkinton, RI

BOUCHER, EMILY E. (JOHNSTON) 95, of Hopkinton, RI, died Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Dona A. Boucher. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Cookson) Johnston. Emily was a proud homemaker and loved cooking...

Jane P. Cabot

Jane P. Cabot

Little Compton, MA

CABOT, JANE P. 87 of Little Compton passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. She was wife of the late Nelson Cabot. A lifelong Little Compton resident, Jane was born April 17, 1930 to Theodora and Rufus Peckham and grew up living and working on...

George M. Christie

George M. Christie

East Providence, RI

CHRISTIE, GEORGE M. 85, of Star Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on December 13, 2017. He was the husband of the late Suzanne G. (Gaucher) Christie. He is survived by his children; Stephen Christie of Burrillville, Diana Christie-Robitaille of North Kingstown, Cynthia...

Richard Birdsong "Dick" Getman

Richard Birdsong "Dick" Getman

Westwood, MA

GETMAN DR., RICHARD "DICK" BIRDSONG 83, of Westwood, MA, died peacefully December 13, 2017 at the Rogerson House in Jamaica Plain. He was born in Boston on April 7, 1934, the son of Burrill M. Getman and Virginia Getman, née Birdsong. Dick attended high school in East...

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