The Providence Journal Obituaries

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September 21, 2017

Edith E. Chisholm

Edith E. Chisholm

Providence, RI

CHISHOLM, EDITH E. 94, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in her home at Laurelmead, Blackstone Blvd in Providence, RI. Peggy, as she was commonly known, previously resided in Greenwich, CT with her late husband William H. Chisholm. Born in Poughkeepsie, NY, she was the youngest...

Anthony DeMELO

Anthony DeMELO

Johnston, RI

DeMELO, ANTHONY 93, of Johnston, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at RI Hospital, Providence. He was the loving husband of Nancy (Menna) DeMelo for 71 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John and Arcangela (Cardente) DeMelo. Anthony was the beloved...

Michael Pierce Donovan

Michael Pierce Donovan

Barrington, RI

DONOVAN, MICHAEL PIERCE died in Warwick on September 15 at the age of 59 after a long battle with alcohol addiction. Michael was born on July 9, 1958, in Providence to Barbara Burton Donovan and Pierce James Donovan. He graduated from Barrington High School in 1976 and then...

Leona B. "Snookie" Gilbert (Corbin)

Leona B. "Snookie" Gilbert (Corbin)

Warwick, RI

GILBERT, LEONA B. (CORBIN) "SNOOKIE" 75, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at home. She was the beloved wife of Richard A. Gilbert for 28 years and the daughter of the late Lester and Ivadell (Maine) Corbin. Loving mother of Debra Burgess, April Delguidice, Tracy...

Edward J. Hebert

Edward J. Hebert

East Providence, RI

HEBERT, EDWARD J. 75, of East Providence died Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Miriam Hospital. He was the beloved husband of 50 years to Ruby D. (Iannoli) Hebert. Born in Dighton, Edward was a son of the late Adolphus and Anna (Cook) Hebert. Devoted to a lifelong career in...

Mary Dunn Hyde

Mary Dunn Hyde

Warwick, RI

HYDE, MARY DUNN formerly of Twin Oaks Drive, Warwick, a former teacher of the Warwick School Department, passed away September 14th at the Mount Vernon Sunrise Home, Alexandria, VA. She was the wife of the late Dr. Robert W. Hyde. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late A....

Bruce W. Hyder Sr.

Bruce W. Hyder Sr.

Johnston, RI

HYDER, SR., BRUCE W. 70, passed away on September 18, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy (Zosa) Hyder and son of the late Leonard and Anna May (Welch) Hyder. He was a supervisor in the environmental service department at St. Joseph's Hospital before his...

Barbara S. Johnson-Thibodeau

Barbara S. Johnson-Thibodeau

Warwick, RI

JOHNSON-THIBODEAU, BARBARA S. at the age of 49 went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Barbara was the loving wife of Mark Thibodeau who passed in 2011. Born in Warwick, RI, she is the daughter of Janet (Ruhl) Johnson of Cranston, RI and the late Wayne K....

Peter M. Marcotte

Peter M. Marcotte

Cranston, RI

MARCOTTE, PETER M. 78, of Manning, SC, formerly of Cranston, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, September 18, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late M. Patricia "Pat" (Lynch) Marcotte. Complete obituary, service information and online condolences,...

Patricia Ann Nye

Patricia Ann Nye

Warwick, RI

NYE, PATRICIA ANN 66, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017. Born in Providence, she was a loving daughter of the late Walter and Louise (Ellis) Nye. Patricia was the beloved sister of Shirley (Nye) King and her husband, Joseph, and Ann Marie (Nye) Peltier; devoted aunt of...

John T. O'neill

John T. O'neill

Warwick, RI

O'NEILL, JOHN T. 72, of Bonita Springs, Florida and Warwick Neck, Rhode Island, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Lois E. O'Neill (McGarry) for 51 years. Born in Queens, New York, he was the son of the late John T....

Paul K. Shields

Paul K. Shields

Providence, RI

SHIELDS, PAUL K. 92, of Rankin Avenue, a former Verizon employee, died on Friday, September 15. He was the husband of the late Margaret M. (Murphy) Shields. They had been married 45 years. Born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Charles Shields and Bertha (Keough)...

Mary M. Thomas (Meehan)

Mary M. Thomas (Meehan)

Cranston, RI

THOMAS, MARY M. (MEEHAN) 90, of Cranston died Tuesday at her home. She was the wife of the late Donald R. Thomas. A daughter of the late John and Mary (McKenery) Meehan, she had been a lifelong Providence resident before moving to Cranston twelve years ago. Mrs. Thomas was a...

September 20, 2017

Jospeh J. Dourado

Jospeh J. Dourado

East Providence, RI

DOURADO, JOSPEH J. 93 passed away Monday September 18, 2017. He was the husband of Frances A. (Dutra) Dourado. Born in East Providence he was the son of the late Joseph M. and Jessie (Almeida) Dourado. He worked for the former Bird & Son in Rumford, also as a steelworker for...

Harold S. Elliott

Harold S. Elliott

Cranston, RI

ELLIOTT, HAROLD S. 82, of North Providence and formerly of Cranston, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence. Visit NardolilloFH.com for complete obituary and online condolences.

Sadie A. Gliottone

Sadie A. Gliottone

Providence, RI

GLIOTTONE, SADIE A. 87, of Charles Street passed away Monday at Golden Crest Nursing Centre. She was the wife of Joseph A. Gliottone. Born in Cranston, she was a daughter of the late Diego and Maria (Bueti) Lupino. Sadie worked as a Dental Assistant. Besides her husband she...

Helen T. Grimshaw (Martin)

Helen T. Grimshaw (Martin)

Cranston, RI

GRIMSHAW, HELEN T. (MARTIN) 90, of Cranston, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late James E. Grimshaw, Sr.. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late...

James A. "Hank" Hankinson

James A. "Hank" Hankinson

Scituate, RI

HANKINSON, JAMES A. "HANK" passed away at home unexpectedly September 18, 2017. He was a 24 year veteran, retiring as a Mastersergeant of the United States Air Force. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Nancy (Jenks) Hankinson, daughters Jody A. Hankinson, Kerry L. Mirto...

Rita F. Higgins (Parisi)

Rita F. Higgins (Parisi)

Warwick, RI

HIGGINS, RITA F. (PARISI) 71, of Warwick died Sept. 15, 2017 at home. Beloved wife of Edward L. Higgins and loving mother of Erin and loving mother to Kevin, Thomas, Colleen, Karen, Deborah & the late Matthew. Her funeral will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 9 AM from...

Sadie A. Levesque (DiFILIPPO)

Sadie A. Levesque (DiFILIPPO)

North Providence, RI

LEVESQUE, SADIE A. (DiFILIPPO) 94, formerly of Brook Village, North Providence, died peacefully on September 17, 2017 at Brentwood Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late W. Thomas Levesque. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Antonio and Alesandrina...

Bryan M. Lynch

Bryan M. Lynch

Warwick, RI

LYNCH, BRYAN M. 57, of Warwick died Friday at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center. Born in Providence, a son of Joan (Barry) Lynch of Warwick and the late Austin J. Lynch, he was a Warwick resident since 1979. Besides his mother, he leaves a sister, Cheryl A. Lynch of...

Rev. Robert McADAM

Rev. Robert McADAM

Providence, RI

McADAM, REV. MR. ROBERT 78, died Monday. Husband of Antonia (Scardera) McAdam, father of Mary Dean, Ann McAdam Griffin, Robert McAdam, Sr. Ellen McAdam, SND, Kate McAdam-Prickett, grandfather of 8, brother of Sr. Madeline McAdam, SND. Funeral Friday at 8:30am from...

Paula R. Morey

Paula R. Morey

Johnston, RI

MOREY, PAULA R. 69, passed away unexpectedly at home. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday September 21st at 3:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Paula's memory to United Cerebral Palsy of...

Norman J. Robert Cranston Fire Dept. Ret.

Norman J. Robert Cranston Fire Dept. Ret.

Coventry, RI

ROBERT, NORMAN, J., Cranston Fire Dept., Ret. 90, of Coventry, formerly of Cranston, died Tuesday at home. He was the beloved husband of Jeanie C. (Barney) Robert and the late Mary I. (Stubbs) Robert. His funeral will be held on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 at 1 PM in THE...

Lisa A. Rossi

Lisa A. Rossi

North Providence, RI

ROSSI, LISA A. 52, passed away September 17, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved daughter of Ann M. (Pannone) Rossi and the late Robert A. Rossi; cherished sister of Sherri A. Rossi and her companion Brian; devoted niece and goddaughter of Joyce...

Bernard Vincent Scola

Bernard Vincent Scola

Barrington, RI

SCOLA, BERNARD VINCENT died peacefully at the Phillip Hulitar Hospice Center on September 18th after a long illness. He was the husband of Jane (Arcaro) Scola to whom he had been married for 45 years. The Scolas have been long time residents of Barrington, RI. Born in...

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